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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 doesn't create mysite

I configured Mysite on Sharepoint 2013 by creating a new webapp and a root site collection but no site collection is created when user click on "About Me". It redirects to my.xxxx/person.aspx If i ...
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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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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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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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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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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> Set-...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Standard Timer Jobs not running for specific web application

Here's some background on our setup. We have 2 servers that host the web front ends that connect to our single SQL server. In CA we have 2 web applications (besides the CA web app). One of these web ...
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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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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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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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Multiple Timer Job in the same SharePoint famr solution project shows up with the same Title in Central Admin Job Definiation

I have a SharePoint farm solution in VS2013 for SharePoint 2013. It contains two timer jobs, and each has their own feature definition. Once it has deployed to the development SharePoint server ...
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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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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 Microsoft.SharePoint....
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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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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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Critical error 6398 - User synchronization not working anymore

I just found this morning that there are a lot of critical errors since 9/9/2015 in SharePoint, all of them being the Event ID 6398. Here's the error: The Execute method of job definition Microsoft....
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Workflow to update all List Items

I have written a workflow many times that run for a single list item whenever it gets created/updated. I want to create a workflow to update all the existing list items. How can this be done? An ...
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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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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 ran the timer job manually, but it showed "N/A" beside the last run ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Workflow on item creation or change starts after 5 minutes

Why Workflow start needs 5 minutes? Have not experienced it earlier. Is it normal? you can see on below images. How can i avoid this slowness without changing some SP timer job settings? Is there any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to schedule timer job run every four hour?

I created a Timerjob scheduled on a daily basis. But our requirement is to run the timer job every four hours. How can I achieve this? Someone give me a solution for this. string strJobTitle = "...
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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 ...