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

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Content Organizer Processing Timer Job - Does it work with sub folders in Drop Off Library?

I have been fiddling with the drop-off library and the content organizer processing timer job. It seems like it will route documents that exist in the drop-off library at the root level, but when it ...
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Confusion over timer job's last run time in Central Administration

This is creating little confusion for me. My timer job is scheduled to run between 5 am to 7 am but after a check I found the last run time is 8:32 pm ! I understand this is a daily job that runs but ...
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Copy navigation from one site collection to another

I'm looking to write a small Timer Job that will look through the navigation in one site collection and copy that to another site collection. A little background info: There is list of site ...
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How do I start a workflow from a timer job?

I need to start a particular workflow in a list from a timer job. Is there any sample code for starting the workflow in the timer job's Execute() method?
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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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TimerJob object update method object already exists

Trying to execute the Update method on a SPJobDefinition object, I notice that it recall the "empty Constructor" and returns me the following error: An object of the type ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified argument was out of the range of valid values

I've been working o a Timerjob project. All of a sudden, when I try to deploy the solution from VS, I got this error: Error 1 Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified ...
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How to retrieve TimerJob Schedule Configuration via code c#

I need retrieve via code, what's the schedule configuration of a Timerjob. Exe: for a Timerjob scheduled weekly, to get the value "weekly".
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How to restore deleted OOB Timer Job

One of development server "delete job history" job got deleted accidently. Now how to restore it back? We have ran the configuration wizard, but no luck.
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All timer jobs runs three times including my own custom timer job

All timer jobs on my server runs exactly three time. Not more not less. I noticed this when I created my own custom timer job. My custom job and all other sharepoint's jobs runs exactly three time. I ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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Custom Timer Job Throwing Exceptions

I have written a custom timer job, created a feature, and written a feature receiver to install and uninstall the Timer Job in the web app on Activate/Deactivate. The custom job roughly follows the ...
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TimerJob deploying Run with Elevated privalages

I have written a cusom timer job where in while Activating the feature i am using the below code. It works in devlopment but when i deployed it in QA i get the below error. The user is a Farm ...
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Access denied while creating content database from event receiver

I have created one timer job which will add SharePoint content database. When I am running timer job manually from central admin, Content database is being created successfully. Now I have one list ...
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Install-SPSolution will always install “old” solution

I'm installing a Farm Solution on 2013 the following way Add-SPSolution path/to/solution.wsp Install-SPSolution -Identity solution.wsp -GACDeployment -Force Enable-SPFeature -Url $site.Url -Identity ...
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Invalid URI Error when the EmailTimer job triggered from Sharepoint 2010

We are sending emails from the application under certain conditions. When initially an Exposure is raised through our SharePoint 2010 web application an email will be sent to the customer with URL to ...
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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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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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Number of days timer job history is kept?

We've just noticed that our "User Profile Service Application - User Profile Incremental Synchronization" timer job has been failing in our SharePoint 2010 environment for quite some time. This job ...
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New-SPSite gives ERROR: Failed to OpenThreadToken, LastError=1008 in Timer job

I have a timer job that is running some powershell. The script creates a content database and then attempts to create a site collection. If run from powershell prompt the script works fine. If I ...
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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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Create CV ( Curriculum vitae ) based on mysite properties - workflow / timerjob?

What's the best way to automatically create a CV based on users mysite? We've thinking of placing all the properties we need in the mysite properties, and then create a CV in word and just map ...
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SharePoint Timer Job is running but not executing

This feature is scoped at the site collection level. When the feature activated, the timer job is created in the web application with a generic name that includes the site collection URL that it's ...
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Create Excel from SPListItemCollection and upload to a Document Library

Here is the scenario, I have a Timer Job. It sends Monthly summary of a list based on certain filters. I am able to generate Datatable from SPListItemCollection that I get using CAML. I would like to ...
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Timer job and 3rd Party DLL

In SharePoint 2013, is it possible for a timer job to access a third party DLL that has been deployed to the bin folder instead of the GAC? I have modified the package so that when the wsp is ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Timer Job - Execute method not executing

In a newly created farm I have deployed a timer job which is working fine on another farm. When I debug this timer job it calls the base constructor, however the execute method is never called and ...
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Which solution/feature contain given Timer Job in Sharepoint 2010?

How can I get solution that contain given Timer Job in Sharepoint 2010?
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Is it possible to run automated workflows in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 by the System Account?

I have installed SharePoint Foundation server 2010 (Standalone) on a windows 7 machine for learning SharePoint development. I have created a workflow, but it is not getting started automatically when ...
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How to detect that a profile has changed

I need to detect when there has been an update on a user profile (my site) in SharePoint. I guess I will loop through all the user profiles in a timer job, and look after some proprerty. Any ideas of ...
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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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How can I instantiate multiple timer jobs with differing names

I have created a timer job in VS and want to instantiate a number of times so I can have differing schedules. How can I do this.
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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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Timer job is not running on all servers in 2007 MOSS Farm

We have shifted our MOSS 2007 Solution from one Server machine to another server machine. On old server after deploying corresponding .wsp file, our custom timer job runs on all 3 servers sess1, sess2 ...
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Change server for Immediate Alerts job

While investigating why alert emails weren't going out, I discovered that the Immediate Alerts jobs were associated with a WFE server. On that server, the SharePoint Timer Service had been disabled ...
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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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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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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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Send the mail using timer job in draft folder

Have SharePoint Custom timer job using C#, It's already created and working perfect, current process - e-mails are going to user's Inbox. But I want like E-mail should go to Draft Folder of receiver. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Document ID not being set in Libraries

My document id service does not run on some libraries. I've tried manually triggering it by running Document ID enable/disable job then Document ID assignment job. The Document ID field is always ...
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Why is TryGetList failing within my Timer Job?

I have a custom SharePoint 2010 Timer Job that had been running fine. The job performs processing on 88 sites in our web application. One day, everything was working fine. The next day, the 72nd site ...
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Import process running much slower when started inside timer job

We have implemented a CSV import fort some large CSV files. The process can be triggered by the user changing a drop down value of a file inside a sharepoint library to "pending". Our importer then ...
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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 ...