Questions tagged [custom-timer-job]

A third party timer job designed to accomplish a specific purpose, which represents a built-in SharePoint object structure that can perform various tasks within the SharePoint environment on a scheduled or on a one-time event basis.

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custom timer job is running multiple times in SharePoint 2013

I have created a Web application scoped timer job in SharePoint 2013. This timer job is supposed to be running only once in a month , and should send an email only once . The problem i am facing is ...
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Problem with timer jobs not being scheduled

I had setup a new 2 server SP 2016 Farm and was having a problem with most of the Timer Jobs (to include my custom timer jobs) not being scheduled and showing "N/A" for their last run time. I had ...
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Create custom timer job which should run only on Application Server running Timer Service

I would like to create a timer job which should run only on Application Server running Timer Service. I am little bit confused after reading couple of blog and came up with construtor based on my ...
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Creating timer job with feature scope site collection. If we activate the feature for site collection

I am trying to create Timer Job with feature scope Site collection. If we activate the feature for particular site collection, the timer job should start at that site collection. Eg: I have created a ...
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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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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 debug the SharePoint timer job [duplicate]

I have an issue. I need to move a SharePoint external list to a custom list. After some research, I decided to use a SharePoint timer job. Not having coded in C# before all of two days ago, I ...
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SP2010 Archive Infopath forms. Powershell or Windows Time job?

In our SP2010 farm, we have a Infopath Form library with ~6000 items. We are planning to Archive Infopath forms which are older than 2019. By archiving,I mean we are planning to move Infopath forms ...
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How to tackle SharePoint 2013 Custom Timer Job Posting Data To SIEBEL's SOAP Service Failed over the Intranet after Enabling TLS 1.2

The Custom Timer Job is deployed on the SharePoint 2013 (On-Premises) Farm. The solution is written using the .NET Framework 4.5. Timer Jobs are executed on the Windows Service Level so assuming ...
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ViewsLifeTime is not updating instantly?

I got a counter to show how many visitors visit the page in my site. Users are visiting the website , but there is no change on the counter. It is the same like no one clicked it. Has it got a timer ...
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Get SPField real DisplayName in timer job

I wrote two event revicer. On base on Web scope - this frature creat page and shom on them all list field by their display name, user select interesting to him field and can they use in mail template. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 timerjob choose server

is it possible to specify the server on which to run timer-job? Write in code or when deployed. I want to run on one app server.
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Can I use Entity Framework Core in a SharePoint Timer Job?

I have a timer job where I need to update some information in a database. The DbContext is implemented in an external assembly, using EFCore. When I run the timer job, I get the following exception: ...
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SPList workflowassociations is empty

I have a documents list on sharepoint 2013 associated with a simpel sharepoint designer workflow. I am able to start the workflow on the list items from a timerjob using csom code. But when trying to ...
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Can I create 2 versions of timer job from 1 solution and deploy them to Sharepoint 2013?

I have created a timer job and deployed to Sharepoint 2013 called "Timerjob Employee" is it possible to modify my existing solution so I can create another timer job called "Timerjob Manager" (with ...
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Custom SharePoint timer job is not visible in the central admin

A custom SharePoint timer job is not visible in the central admin job definition section. I have: Activated feature in the application, Restarted the SharePoint timer services, Restarted IIS using ...
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Timer job failing with error

Timer job suddnely started failing with below error Site Enumeration Stack: at Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPSiteCollection.get_Item(Int32 index) at OTIS.AR.EmailTimerJob.EmailTimerJob....
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How can we create timer job for SharePoint hosted apps?

"It is possible to create timer job for a SharePoint hosted app ". If yes then I need detail information how we can achieve this.
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Timer job runs multiple times

I have a timer job that run multiple times, even though I have specified the SPJobLockType to SPJobLockType.Job. My constcrutors look like this public TimerJobTest() { } public TimerJobTest(string ...
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Custom Timer Job not running on SharePoint 2013

All of the custom timer jobs are not running without showing any error/correlation IDs. Below is the only stack I could see from ULS logs even after enabling verbose - no error/failures/exceptions are ...
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How to trigger a 2010 workflow on all existing list items OR use Powershell instead to copy data?

I have a SP 2013 list with 100 existing items. I have full SP Admin rights. There is a simple 'copy item' workflow which copies data from the source list to the destination list - both list have ...
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Create two different timer jobs but SharePoint keeps assigning the same name

I have a SharePoint 2013 project with two very different custom timer jobs in it. In the feature I create the jobs with two different name, but when going to "Job Definitions" in Central Admin, I can ...
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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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Unable to locate the successfully deployed custom timer job

I have successfully deployed my timer job and it appears in the Central Admin but I cannot find it in Job Definitions or Running Jobs either in the Monitoring option of Central Admin. What could be ...
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Sharepoint Timerjobs running on wrong Server

we are facing the problem, that our custom timerjobs are running on the "wrong" servers in the farm. In our case, the jobs are running on our crawl servers but the solution is only deployed on front ...
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Run Timer Job on a specific Web Application

I have a custom timer job in which the scope of the timer job is "Web Application", which is defined in feature of timer job. Now When i have deployed the timer-job it runs for all the web ...
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The Feature is not a Farm Level Feature and is not found in a Site level defined by the Url

In my web application level feature, its activated, but unable to see teh timer job in the timerjob definitions, in monitoring so i went with activating feature with powershell, receiving this error: ...
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Timer Jobs are running TWICE in pre-prod environment

am facing an issue in the timer jobs of my sp farm. From last 2 days, my env. timer jobs are running TWICE. Irrespective of whether its default- OOTB timer jobs or my custom timer jobs, all are ...
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SharePoint 2013 timer job run on development server but not on production server of client

I have developed a custom timer job for SharePoint 2013 in visual studio 2015 which update. The issue is that it works fine on the development server. I have followed the following steps to debug it ...
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Error in Deploying/Activating timerjob wsp feature in server farm env. How to deactivate the features from all web applications

I have created a custom timer job in my SP 2013 SP1 on-prem env. when i tried to re-install/ update the wsp using powershell, am getting error: A feature with ID 15/ab47de69-4189-41d5-a8a8-...
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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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Timer Job bi weekly

can someone help me please to set the schedule of the timer job biweekly, present we are running our custom timer job every Sunday 2 am, I want to schedule the timer job run once in two weeks.
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Custom Timer Job NOT running when i run from UI but it perfectly run when I debugged

I created custom timer job in my dev.environment. It is medium complex one that targets multiple lists and documents libraries and at last, it will apply item level permissions for a matching list ...
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Calculating time of custom timer job execution in SP 2013

I have written a custom timer job for prOcessing few number of doc libs and few splists in my site collection and apply item level permissions for the items matching some criteria through CAML query. ...
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Auto Scan at set intervals and populate SharePoint 2010 List

Hi can anyone Help me! I want something that I am able to select a different SharePoint List every week. within that list select the columns that apply (Monday to Friday or just monday), I then need ...
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Unable to Delete/Remove the Custom Timer Job from SharePoint

am trying to delete the custom timer job I have created in my SP 2013 on-prem.env. I used the powershell to do the same,but its not getting deleted/removed from the central admin. I tried with ...
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Invoking a Custom SharePoint Timer Job from a Console Application

I want to invoke a custom SPTimer Job from a console appln. The reason is since SPTimer job cant be scheduled at regular intervals like every 4 hrs gap, the timer job needs to run, I have come up ...
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Custom Timer Job is not appearing in the JobDefinitions Page in CA

I am trying to implement a custom timer job in my SP 2013 on-premises appln. I have created the same. But the timer job is not appearing in the timer job definitions page. I have activated and ...
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Split a timer job based on content database

Background: Currently in our SP Farm there is one custom timer job 'X' we developed and scheduled at the web application level (using SPAllSitesJobDefinition as base class and override the ProcessSite ...
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Can Timer Jobs Be Used With SharePoint Online? (O365)

I've watched some tutorials on creating timer jobs and they seem to use serverside code, which from what I understand cannot be used with SharePoint online hosted on a Microsoft Server. Is there any ...
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How to return all user profiles

I need to query the entire user profile store and do multiple operations such as filtering based on one user profile property, sorting by another, and grouping on yet another. Is this possible using ...
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Does restarting the SharePoint Timer Service have any negative impact on scheduled or running jobs?

I have a custom SharePoint job that I created. When I make updates to it, I restart the timer service programmatically to make sure that older, cached copy of DLLs are not used. However, this design ...
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SharePoint TimerJob not executing

I have a TimerJob in my feature that is not executing. I've tried restarting the timer service (below), deactivating and activating the feature, and manually executing the job using the "run now" ...
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SharePoint Online - Automate a weekly file copy in SharePoint

I am currently working on SharePoint Online and the requirement is to copy a particular document from one document library to another document library. This copy has to be scheduled every week on a ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Timer job works only manually

I have 2 Sharepoint timer job, in production environment, (WFE server and Application server) that read files from a server folder and make different treatments of the files. The timer job 1: daily, ...
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How to create SharePoint Sub-Folders programmatically?

I want to refer to this question which shows how to create first-level folders: SharePoint Question But I also need to know how to create Sub-Folders e.g. a Sub-Folder inside a List. Does anyone ...
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How to create SharePoint Folders programmatically?

How can I create a folder in SharePoint 2013 programmatically? This is how I done the creation of a List. Is it possible to do it with folders? public static SPList GetOrCreateList(ref SPWeb web,...
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custom timer job issue

I created timer job in dev environment. It is simple one that targets list items and sends communication. It works fine in dev. Before moving it to the other farm I changed all hardcoded url's to ...
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How to set time schedule programatically in timer jobs using sharepoint 2013(Farm solution)

I am trying to create one timer job in SharePoint 2013 Now I want to set 1 minute in timer job using event receiver after deploy timer job in farm solution. Now timer jobs run perfectly but its run ...
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Timer job move to different farm

I have created timer job as per the article How to Create Timer Job in SharePoint 2013. It is running fine in site collection in dev environment. What are the steps to move it from dev to ...