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

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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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How to get all Note Board notes?

I have written code like this SPServiceContext context = SPServiceContext.GetContext(site); Uri uri = new Uri("http://localhost:1000/"); var socialCommentManager = new SocialCommentManager(context); ...
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Timerjob location

I want to know, is there any way to find where timer-job is activated (url where timerjob's feature activated) using Powershell.
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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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Custom SharePoint 2010 Timer job not running

I have created a custom timer service to create a list. It's scheduled in minute using FeatureActivated event. I was able to globally deploy the solution. But the my timer job is not running. It's ...
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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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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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How do I handle the large List with more than 5K items in SharePoint 2010?

Have developed a simple request tracking application on SharePoint 2010; it stores the info on the SharePoint List. I would expect ~100items / week getting stored on the root folder of the list(as ...
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Can't disable Custom Timer Job

I has created a CustomTimerJob to update my list but i can't disable this timerjob because the title is disable, I can't click or do anything. I can't not find it in job definition but it ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 timer job running multiple times

I have a 2 timerjobs which both have SPJobLockType set to SPJobLockType.Job to ensure they only run on 1 server and they run once every hour. However they seem to be running twice with only 1 minutes ...
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Unable to update list item - Additions to this web site have been blocked

I am developing a SharePoint job. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method, my code goes: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { int count = ...
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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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Strange error from timer job service

I'm developing timer job for SharePoint 2010. I was able to deploy it on my local machine but when I was trying to execute timer job I get strange error message: Job definition SP2010.CopyDocsJob, ...
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Custom Timer Job is not working in production

I have a document library called Documents in production. I wrote a timer job for sending emails based on the columns in the library. Everything was fine in the dev environment but the timer job in ...
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Make a Custom Timer Job that impacts only a single site

The requirement for deployment is that: 1) the timer job I created only interact with the site it is being deployed for. Note that it can fire on everything else, but it should know fairly ...
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Column doesnt exist error - Sharepoint Deployment

I am getting an error while deploying a project to the Timer Jobs. It keeps shooting me an error that says "Column does not exist", when I go to my list and my code, there is no such variable or ...
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Periodically trigger a workflow

Here's the situation. I have a list/content type with a column called "frequency". Based on the item's frequency value, a workflow should be triggered automatically every day / month / year. This ...
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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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Do timer jobs always run under DefaultServiceAccount?

I'm curious whether or not all timer jobs will always run under the same farm service account, i.e. SPFarm.Local.DefaultServiceAccount as specified at installation. For example, if farm service ...
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Create Email Reminder for Recurring Calendar Events

I'm trying to figure out a way to create 2 calendar event items. 1 that sends an email reminder 30 days before it's start time to certain people and the other that sends an email reminder 7 days ...
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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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Create Timer Jobs dynamically using code (on the fly)

What I am trying to accomplish here is different from the usual "Create and deploy a new custom timer job". So please co operate. Scenario : I have around 200 lists in my site. Each list gets its ...
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How do you decide the scope of a feature when creating timer job?

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have task of creating timer jobs which run everyday, with functionality like sending out emails based on due dates of list items, adding items to list, changing values ...
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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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How to programatically get a link to custom timer job settings?

I have created a custom timer job and deployed it to all web applications. In a custom central administration application page, I would like to show links to this timer job (e.g. 2 links if there are ...
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When should we use SharePoint Timer job and when Windows Task Scheduler?

Can somehow explain me what are of the benefits of using SharePoint Timer jobs over Windows Task Scheduler?
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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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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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Trigger workflow daily

Is there a simple or OOTB way in SharePoint to trigger a workflow to execute daily? Maybe through the use of timer jobs? My goal is something that doesn't require the use of a solution or some type ...
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SharePoint Online workflow pause until

As far as I know it could cause troubles to pause a workflow for a longer time, like a few months. And I can understand that it could be a problem to do so on an on premise installation. But what ...
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Custom Timer job throws an error : “Value cannot be null. Parameter name: uriString”

I am facing an issue while trying to write the custom Timer Job in SharePoint 2007. Have overridden the Execute method public override void Execute(Guid contentDbId) { using (SPSite ...
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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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How to identify the jobs which are running?

I need to find the jobs which are running currently. This is to check the longest running jobs. Is there any powershell sript to get this done?
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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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Timer Job throws Field types not installed correctly Exception when querying a list

Hi Guys I have this situation: A timer job queries a list and gets items from it. The 2 queries are: <Where> <And> <And> <Leq> ...
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Timer job access to style library

In my timer job code, there is a section where for each site collection in the web application, I am reading an XML template file in the style library of that site collection. The code looks ...
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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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Instantiating timer job multiple times

I need to check the status of a VS workflow a number of times for status and send email if task incomplete. Usually I create a Sharepoint timer Job. As I am required to check numerous times a day ...
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Executing sharepoint Job on single content db

I've added a 2nd site collection with its own content db. My custom timer job now runs twice, I want it to run only once as it sends an email out. How can I achieve this ? Here is my code : I've ...
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Deployed Timer Job not taking new code when deployed

I've realized recently that, when re-deploying (either manually or through vs2010) my timer job feature package, the updated execute code is not being deployed. Strange yea. Essentially, I'll ...
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SPJobDefinition - base.Execute(targetInstanceId);

I have a timer job that manipulates items in a list. The code for it looks something like: public overrride void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) { //base.Execute(targetInstanceId); /* Code ...
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List all SPWorkItemJobDefinition

I have a document that I would like to delete, but receive the following error message: "This list item has a job pending." I believe this is caused by our TRIM Integration creating SPWorkItems on ...
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Alerts not working - Timer Lock

I've checked content database; SELECT * FROM timerlock WITH (nolock) Then having checked the eventcache table; SELECT * FROM eventcache WITH (nolock) WHERE EventData is not null I've got a ...
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Create timer job to execute powershell script?

I have created timer job and under execute method.i have added below statement to run sharepoint command. runspace.RunspaceConfiguration.AddPSSnapIn("Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell", out ...
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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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Which of the foll. powershell script is correct way to install a timer job into SharePoint?

1: install-spsolution Solution.wsp -webapplication "webapplication" -GACDeployment –force 2: install-spsolution Solution.wsp -GACDeployment –force Which of above is best practice?
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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 ...