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

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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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WSS 3.0 - Running Timer Jobs Manually

I am trying to troubleshoot why my timer job is not working in WSS 3.0. Is there anyway to run a timer job manually in WSS 3.0?
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Why Sharepoint Timer Service is making Pc slow?

Currently Sharepoint Timer Service is stopped in my Pc and the Pc is running perfectly but when i start Sharepoint Timer Service at the time of Development, at that time it is making my Pc very slow ...
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TimerJob error missing public constructor

I have an issue on my SharePoint 2007 portal, where i created a custom TimerJob, but when I deploy it i get a message: MyTimerJob cannot be deserialized because it does not have a public default ...
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All timer jobs are missing from a Web Application

A timer job solution has been written and installed to our farm. It appeared to install correctly. However when you go to Central Admin under timer jobs and look at ...
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Access Secure Store Service from Timer Job

I'm creating a timer job that polls an RSS feed that requires a username and password. I'd like to store the login credentials in the Secure Store Service. I believe I have successfully set this up ...
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Can't get the user email from user info when code executing in timer job

SPList resourceList = SiteProvisioningProvider.GetListReference(web, "Lists/list"); foreach (SPFieldUserValue admin in adminCollection) { SPListItem ...
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Debugging a Timer Job

I was not able to do something a little more elaborate with my timer job so I decided to check if something basic works. So I tried the code below - but it keeps giving me this error - why? UPDATE ...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object when Updating a Timer JOB?

This is really weird. The exception is thrown in the FeatureActivated event exactly in the line job.Update(). There is no way to debug any further because that method is from the framework. Maybe I ...
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Problem registering new timer job

I have the following problem when trying to create a timer job I created my job based on this article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh528519.aspx However, debugging the feature activated ...
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Timer Job Installation Error - Error obtaining reference to Site

I Have weird problem intalling custom timer job definition to specific webapplication. Environment is 2x wfe + 1x application server. Development and staging works fine (single server boxes) ...
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SPProductVersionJobDefinition throws Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute

I just finished Sp1 Upgrade in a Sp2013 Server Dev Environment. Going through the Windows Event log i discovered following error: The Execute method of job definition ...
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Define a backup job on daily basis

I usually run the following three statements manually inside SharePoint power shell :- Backup-spsite -identity http://tgvsps01 -path T:\back\Team.bak –force Backup-spsite -identity ...
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Initiate long background process from SharePoint UI

I have a web part that users use to initiate some processing which could take up to an hour to finish (it involves processing a lot of list items). If I start this processing on button click in ...
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Can't see feature on my webApplication

I did a solution for a SPJobDefinition. Feature scope is WebApplication as required. I have event featureActivated but when i deploy solution. When i go to CA -> Manage WebApplication -> select one ...