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Questions tagged [timer-jobs]

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

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SharePoint 2019 Spelling Dictionary Update Timerjob always fails

We have two SharePoint Server 2019 environments deployed with Powershell SharePoint DSC. The first farm consists of three servers: 1x WFE with Distributed Cache, 1x Application Server, 1x Search ...
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Custom TimerJobs are not showing under Job definition in SharePoint 2013 when activated the feature at web level

I have custom Timer jobs solution deployed at site and web level scope. When I activated the Site level scope features I am able to see the Custom Timer Jobs under Central Admin Job Definitions, but ...
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Adding a list item in C# takes 5 minutes after calling the initial Update()

I have a timer job that queries an external list, and then copies items into a regular SharePoint list. I store the ID of the external list item on the SP list item so I can update instead of add if ...
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Many timer jobs inside our sharepoint on-premises 2013 is showing “N/A” for the “Last Run”

We have an enterprise sharepoint on-premises 2013. but recently i have noted that many jobs inside the sharepoint central admin site are having their "Last Run" = "N/A" as follow:- Now the timer ...
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Wait for Date Field to Equal Today not triggering

I have a workflow that is supposed to send reminders when a date field in the item becomes Today's date. For that reason I have the condition: Wait for Document Next Review Date to equal Today ...
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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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SharePoint Timer job with no name

My client has an On-Prem SharePoint 2013 Farm consisting of 2 WFE, 2 App Servers, and Index Server and a DB Server. One of the WFE's has a Timer Job that fails at around 06:21 every morning. The ...
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Sharepoint Timer Job and WSP files

I have deployed a couple timer jobs as WSP files for a developer in our test and production environment. I have Uninstalled all of them and removed them form our environments. They no longer show up ...
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“We are adding your app” issue in SP on premises and “App Installation Service” Timer Job is not running

"We are adding your app" message only showing, but not getting deploy when trying to add app into SharePoint on-premises environment. App installation service timer is not running as per the schedule ...
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Parent Content Type Site Columns again getting added to Child Content Type in ContentTypeHub

I am facing weird issue in ContentTypeHub. Where I have ContentType 'Base'. and then I created new ContentType in Hub i.e 'Test'.its parent contentTypes is 'Base'. Now I have removed unnecessary ...
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Not able to find Timer Job “Information Management Policy” in job definitions

I deleted the timer job "Information Management Policy" by mistake. I tried to restore it using ensuredefaultjobs() method but i am not able to restore it . I am not able to see the job in the job ...
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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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What are the approaches we can follow to define a timer-job-liked which checks our sharepoint online lists

I have a couple of sharepoint online lists which have a custom column named "Project Due Date" of type Date-time. Now i want to run a scheduled job on daily basis (12:00 am) which will check if the "...
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Azure web jobs vs Azure functions-which one is best for migrating timer jobs to SharePoint Online and why?

We are migrating our SharePoint environment to O365. i am not sure whether to use azure web jobs or functions to migrate timer jobs to SharePoint Online. please let me know that what will be the best ...
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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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Do We need IISRESET after SharePoint 2013 Clearing the Configuration Cache?

I have a 10 server SharePoint Farm and now i am planning to clear the configuration cache by following below mentioned Steps. Stop the “SharePoint 2013 Timer” service Delete all the XML files in the ...
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How to store credentials for scheduled CSOM console app

I am developing a console app that will be deployed as an azure webjob. The plan is to have it run daily, without user intervention. I am using the PNP timer job framework, and according to their ...
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can i kick off a sharepoint timer job from client side javascript (or CSOM)

can I kick off a SharePoint timer job from a client side JavaScript?
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Updating filters for OOTB SharePoint 2013 My Site Cleanup Job

Is it possible to change the parameters by which the SharePoint 2013 Cleanup Timer Job initiates the process to remove sites/user profiles? Currently, our internal policies dictate that when a user ...
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Item Delete not deleting item in Variation Site

I have a site which is actually a root site for Variation site under http://mywebapp/en and there is a derived site http://mywebapp/ar for English and Arabic sites respectively. Whenever i create a ...
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SharePoint incoming email

We had a contractor install important OS patches on our Windows 2012 R2 servers. They ended up letting a handful of SharePoint security patches get through because on two servers, microsoft updates ...
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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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One OOTB Timer Job not running

I have a SharePoint 2016 development VM where the 'App Installation Service' Timer Job stopped running a couple days ago. It is enabled and scheduled to run every 5 minutes. Clicking 'Run Now' does ...
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How to check the progress of the Gradual site Delete Timer job

We have one large content database, consisting of two site collections with 250 GB space . We have deleted one large site with 100 GB size from content database using gradual site delete job. The ...
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SP 2013 Missing timer jobs: Information policy management and Expiration policy timer job

Creating record centre site for one of our web applications. 'Information policy management ' and 'Expiration policy' timer jobs are missing from job definitions for this perticular web app. I see ...
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What happens if SharePoint timer service stops?

Please let me know what happens when share point timer stops? Can web application work?
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SharePoint 2010 Timer service is started but the timer jobs are not running

I am working in SP 2010, I want to run few timer jobs, but no timer jobs are running on the server, not even the inbuilt timer jobs. The Running and Scheduled timer job sections are empty. The last ...
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How to run timer job as well as event receiver on the same ABC Library in Sharepoint 2013?

I have an ABC Library, in this timer job import data from the external portal library and event receiver also created on "ItemAdded" that set the fixed properties when uploading documents to ABC ...
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SecurityException occurred while installig timerJob

While i'm tring to install a TimerJob with the event reciever, i get this error: An exception of type 'System.Security.SecurityException' occurred in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll but was not handled ...
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create timer job to copy file from one site to another site which is in different network

I have to create a SharePoint timer job which will copy documents from a document library on a SharePoint site to a second SharePoint site which is on a completely different network. There is firewall ...
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Timer job at web application level [closed]

I wanted to know that why Timer job is deployed at web application level only
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Why the HttpContext is null within event receivers, console applications and timer jobs

Why the HttpContext is null within event receivers, console applications and timer jobs. HttpContext httpctx = HttpContext.Current; I googled about it and found that its by design. But why by ...
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Preferred server for timer jobs not available and OOB timers jobs not runnings

In my environment when I go to CA > Manage Content DB settings; the preferred server for timer jobs in the dropdown is not shown and is empty. Also OOB timer jobs which have job lock type of content ...
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why is PowerPivot Health Statistics Collector Timer Job trying to get data from an older powerpivot instance?

We are relocating one SSAS PowerPivot service instance from the local server to a remote one, but the timer job is still trying to connect to the service instance and we are getting empty values. we ...
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User Profile Service Application - Feed Cache Repopulation Job - Failed

User Profile Service Application - Feed Cache Repopulation Job fails each time trying to run. Wondering if this is dependent on the farm using the SharePoint User Profile Sync Service (and FIM) vs. ...
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Show number of days item is created

How do I show the (whole) number of days the item was created and display it in other coulmumn named : active days. I want the counter to stop after the item is closed
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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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Strange issue in custom timer job - job name is not displayed in job definitions page

based on my requirements, I have created a custom timer job and deployed in the farm. After few days, there is a change in the reqmntmnt, so I modified the code and re-deployed the same. But the ...
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Stop triggering another event receiver from first event receiver

am writing an timer job in SP 2013 on-prem version to manipulate some list items .But there exists already an item event receiver to update some other manipulations . i wanna prevent triggering that ...
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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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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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Long running job with Timer

Can we use Timer Jobs to execute the processes that can take more than 30 mins? Is there any chance of timer job getting timeout during the long operation? If Timer job is not the one then are ...
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Can't find Sharepoint timerjob service among process to attach

I would like to attach Visual Studio to OWSTIMER service to debug the execution of a sharepoint timer job, but the service stopped to appear among services to attach in Visual Studio. Any idea why ? ...
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Timerjob not executing

I got a Timerjob correctly scheduled in central admin. When i attach VS to the SharePoint timer service and "Run now" the timerjob from central admin, i notice several call the default constructor of ...
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SharePoint TimerJob

I have deployed successfully a wsp, but when I go to Central Administration -> Monitoring -> Check Job Status it's missing. Any ideas what could be the reason for that?
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Strange issue between 2 Timer Jobs deployed in a same web application

i have written a timer which applies item level permissions on a document library based on few conditions. Also my colleague has written another timer job that copies some of the list items from ...
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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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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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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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Error “Attempted to use an object that has ceased to exist” while trying to access sharepoint landing page

I could access sharepoint central admin, but not sharepoint sites or pages. Is it something related to connection time outs or content database timer locks? How to fix this? Server Error in '/' ...