A timer service is a scheduled task management service installed on every SharePoint server in the farm.

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Cannot change passphrase

I cannot change my passphrase. Here is my Powershell commands PS C:\Users\myuser> $passphrase = ConvertTo-SecureString -String "Mypassphrase1" -asPlainText -force PS C:\Users\myuser> ...
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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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owstimer eating up memories at app & wfe servers

We have SP 2010 farm with 1 app server and 2 WFEs. We have been facing issue with owstimer eating up the available memory at our servers randomly. meaning, at any point of time, 1 server max'd up ...
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OWSTIMER.Exe issue: The following error occured while trying to read the ConnectionString property

I'm investigating an issue on a Timer Job. In the ULS log file I noticed below error message which is thrown by OWSTIMER.Exe. "The following error occured while trying to read the ConnectionString ...
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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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Why does starting timer service sometimes start search service?

In my SP2010 environment app server, I have a scheduled task that restarts timer and search service using a batch file. net stop SPTimerV4 >> %logfilename_sp_fix% 2>&1 if ERRORLEVEL 0 ( ...
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Information management policy timer job is showing “N/A” for the Last Run Time

I want to run a timer job named "Information Management Policy", so i went to "Central Administration" >> "Job Definition". then i run the timer job manually, but it showed "N/A" beside the last run ...
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Timer service unresponsive - jobs never end, scheduled indexes don't start

one admin server, two web servers, all VMs. the timer services all start fine, but will not respond to a stop request. Simple one-time jobs like deploying or retracting a web part remain active for ...
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The SharePoint Timer Service service terminated unexpectedly

Platform : share point 2013 When I was Changed my Admin user password and restart a server,get error after that I checked all possibilities like I changed my password from service account and ...
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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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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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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 ...