A timer job runs in a specific Windows service for SharePoint Server to automate common SharePoint tasks.

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Expiration Policy Job - debugging

I am trying to find out what error is preventing our Expiration Policy timer job from completing. It is scheduled daily about 10PM. Sometimes when I come in in the morning it is Aborted, sometimes ...
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synchronize data from external list and SPList

How do we synchronize data from an external list (BCS) into a custom SharePoint list? I have tried using a timer job, but it did not help. Any ideas?
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Restart Application Server ADministration Service Timer job? Flush all Timer jobs?

On two of my Servers, the Application Server Time Job says Failed, but I can't figure out why. I'm looking in the logs and can't figure out why. Does anybody know where I can find procedures to flush ...
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Crawling the taxonomy store using a timer job in central admin

I am trying to get a timer job to crawl the Taxonomy Termstores, and am having a problem determining which SPSite object to use when instantiating the TaxonomySession. Is there a SPSite instance that ...
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MSOCAF Issue - Timer Job Implementation

Microsoft online code analysis framework , as we know i used to analyze the code [.wsp] My code contains the timer job which is activated via feature. After running the MSOCAF on my WSP , i get ...
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Job not executing

I'm creating a job but it doesn't seem to be executing. The constructor is being called, but the OnExecute isn't, I can tell that since I see it in DbgView: [6960] ReadAuditLogJob() [6960] ...
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MOSS TimerJob “results” are not appearing on the sites

I have weird problem with my custom timer job... My timer job rans perfectly and shows succeeded in tmr status page BUT no changes don`t appear in these site collections. I have heavily logged ...
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Immediate Timer job wont start

I have an immediate timer job that stopped working on the 7th July. It is the only timer job that has stopped and will not run. I've restarted the services, set the job to run every 1 min, reset IIS. ...
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Performance Metrics and CA Configuration & Content DB?

When can we expect a maximum number of SQL connections for the Central Administration Configuration & Content DB? and what are all the important tables in these databases that an administrator ...
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Time calculation diff from timerjob and manually created list item

I have a problem. I have a list, where some item fields are calculated from created time + offset. If I create a item manually, from the UI time calculations are correct. But I also have a scheduled ...
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How to run timmer job on all servers in sharepoint farm

I want to run my custom timer job on all SharePoint servers in SharePoint 2007 farm. How I can do this? right now this job is running on only one server.
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My SharePoint server 2013, is not running any of the “Timer Jobs”

I have SharePoint 2013 server with SP1. And I have noted that all the Timer jobs are not running, for example inside the Gradual Site Delete, it show last run as “N/A”, even I have try to run it ...
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Invoking PowerShell inside a SharePoint 2013 timer job throws an exception

I have a SP2013 timer job where I'm executing some SharePoint PowerShell commands. The same code that used to work in SharePoint 2010 will not work in SharePoint 2013 (Server 2012) - when the job is ...
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Delete users from Profile Missing from Import view

I need to delete users from user profile in the view Profile Missing from Import. I tried to run the My Site Cleanup Timer job but they are still there. How can I do?
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Linq to sql timeout

I have set command timeout property to zero in my code (means it is not limited), but still my timerjob timeouts, how to prevent time outing ? Is there any more actions should I take to increase ...
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A timer job's schedule type is changed from yearly to hourly after running it

I have a custom timer job with a yearly schedule (SPYearlySchedule). After I deploy it, its Schedule Type listed under Job Definitions in Central Admin is shown as Yearly as expected. However, if I ...
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Review Job Definitions: Access Denied

After integrating TFS with the SharePoint environment this issue has started on the site, when I try to access the Job Definitions I am getting access denied. Below are the list of issue after the ...
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Under Job History my TimerJob is not there and it is not running-SharePoint 2010

I have created a custom TimerJob in Visual Studio 2010. I added some functional code and deployed it to my SharePoint site. The TimerJob never run as scheduled. Then I navigate to central admin and ...
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Timer Thread Method not executing properly

I have a method that refreshes a grid view, I need to run this method on a page every 60 seconds. To do so I have implemented the following timer thread: var timer = new System.Threading.Timer( ...
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Multiple timer jobs in one solution

http://dotnetfinder.wordpress.com/2010/07/24/creatingcustomsharepointtimerjob2010/ I followed the above tutorial to create a timer job which works correctly although I want a second timer job. I ...
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Workflow timeout and timer settings

We have an on-going issue with workflows (Nintex) occasionlly failing with "Fail to start" error. IT suggests to add a "pause" as the first step in the workflow. Their reasoning is that since our ...
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SharePoint 2010 Health Analyzer: The timer service failed to recycle, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data Import takes longer time

We have two WFEs on the SharePoint 2010 farm and running on Aug'11 CU("14.0.6109.5002"), have noticed that the timer job - Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Usage Data Import takes longer time to ...
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Timer Job not getting updated on deployment

I have a timer job. When I make any changes in it and deploy, it is not taking the updated changes. I referred to many links which told me to change the assembly version and redeploy the timer ...
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CustomMembership Provider in SharePoint Job

I recently developed a Custom Membership provider to manage users in SharePoint 2013. And I want to use this provider in SharePoint Job to renitialise all users passwords periodicaly. The problem is ...
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Not importing .usage files when they exist and are current

In the ULS logs I found this error which occurs at 2:00 AM: There are no usage log files available to import with filter 'SV-SP-????????-?????.usage' I did not notice this before because I was ...
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timer job not applicable ignoring job definition

We have created custom timer job in share point 2010.but we are getting error job definition "job name", id ed6b4720-67c3-4bbc-aa46-e98a2aa67202 not applicable, ignoring We are unable to find out ...
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Start a workflow programatically without waiting for the SP Timer Service

I'm trying to start a workflow programmatically at the end of another workflow. Everything works fine, except that the new workflow is not started immediately, but queued for execution. This is how I ...
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where is configure a SPJobDefinition

I've to debug a job turning on sharepoint 2010 and i'd lik eto know where i can find when it's execute. At which time? i suspect it runs 2 time by day so it should run only one Thanks for your help
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App upgrade process gets stuck

Im trying to update an existing Sharepoint-hosted App to a new version. I uploaded the new app-file to the app catalog and then clicked Update on my App information. The text "We're updating your ...
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Server getting flodded with SPUCWorkerProcess.exe

Got a SP2010 Server server that we use as an app server (not a WFE other than the Client Administrator). I had to reboot it to clear out dozens of processes as seen in Task Manager. We had probably ...
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The right place to add / remove timer jobs [duplicate]

Still fairly new to SP. Have a question about adding timer jobs via features. A couple of weeks ago when I was even newer to SP, I followed one or two tutorials on the subject. The code in these used ...
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What circumstances would cause most timer jobs to run on the wrong server?

A customer has encountered a situation whose source I can't figure out. Consequently, it's not too easy to figure out how to restore the configuration to health. The customer's configuration is a ...
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SP2010 Timer Jobs Scheduled on multiple WFE

At some point within the past 24 hours we've experienced timer jobs now being scheduled to run on both WFEs per execution cycle. None of these jobs have been modified recently; most haven't been ...
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Job executes from its feature deploy and after it is automaticaly deleted

I'm trying to figure out why my Sharepoint job executes since I deploy it and not in the time i have defined! and after it is automatically deleted of the job collection!!!
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Multiple Timer Job in the same SharePoint famr solution project shows up with the same Title in Central Admin Job Definiation

I have a SharePoint farm solution in VS2013 for SharePoint 2013. It contains two timer jobs, and each has their own feature definition. Once it has deployed to the development SharePoint server ...
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sharepoint 2013 workflows start on date

I have a requirement of starting a specific alert to user at the beginning of the month, can I do that with SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow? Was it changed from 2010, in 2010 we could not do that
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create timer job to send mail based on field

I want to create timer job which should work as below. I have a list with field 'comments(multiple line of text)' , this timer job need to run after 1 week and check if field is empty or not.If field ...
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code to iterate Document Library for feature

I'm writing a timer job that needs to email document owners when a document column (review Date=today) I want features to be available in sites which I can activate site collection. How do I ensure ...
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Central admin: Job definition (_admin/ServiceJobDefinitions.aspx) page throwing object reference error

The Central admin: Job definition (_admin/ServiceJobDefinitions.aspx) page throwing object reference error. Everything was working as expected 3-4 days back , i tried to check if my custom timer jobs ...
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Does it matter if I use RunWithElevatedPrivileges in SPJobDefinition?

I have written a custom SPJobDefinition. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method I am running some code which is encapsulated in SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Since ...
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Any code sample available for fetching data from SAP to sharepoint feature using BCS?

We require to get data from SAP system in sharepoint 2010 timer job and feature as well custom webparts, reports. Require walkthrough samples or guidance to achieve the same using BCS.
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SharePoint 2013 custom TimerJob gets no results from list but same code as a console program returns results

Can anyone provide any ideas on why the below query returns nothing when inside a custom timer job. But when run from a console program it returns results. Note, both console program and OWSTimer.exe ...
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ecmascript/javascript to check current status of timer job

I want to show sharepoint notification when user opens a list form using oob. I am basically doing some sync with external list and sharepoint using timer job. For this i want to check if a specific ...
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GetDocumentUrlsById is not working in Load balance environment

I am using the Document ID feature and in My code i want to fetch the Documentid url so i am using this method(GetDocumentUrlsById ). For this method we need to pass spsite and Documentid. I followed ...
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Timer job triggering based on Created Field in Task list

I have the below scenario 1) I have a Master Task list and Task list. 2) When the user Adds a Task in Master Task list then the same task should be added next month same date. For example If i have ...
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Expiration Timer Job only does half the job

I have been testing expiration policies on a library. I put in about 2 dozen documents and then run the expiration timer job in CA. What I notice is that only half of the documents get processed. ...
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TimerJob editing workflow and web config - Consuming external webservice

I have a list that is attached to a workflow (State machine, VS2010, SP2010). There is an OnWorkflowItemChanged activity that will check if a column of the list has been changed. If it changed, it ...
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SharePoint 2010 Workflow stuck in starting status?

We have a SP 2010 workflow on a Document Library which sends an email notification out to certain users when a property is changed for a document. This workflow was working fine up until 2 weeks ago ...
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SharePoint Farm feature not deploying to all members

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm solution (with some timer jobs tied to SPTimerV4 and a LockType of None) that is not deploying it's GAC'ed DLL to all servers in the farm. This timer job must run on ...
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SharePoint 2010 send email

I have a timer job that will get ListItem based on some criteria. After I gathered all the items, I will send an email based on the Modified column and cc that email based on the Created By column. ...