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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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, id ...
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Why should we set Scope to 'Web Application' in Timer Job?

Though we are activating feature from web application still web(sub site) or site collection comes under the Web Application scope , what is specific reason to select scope as "Web Application" Thanks....
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What does it mean when a message for a thrown exception is a GUID

I noticed this unexpected entry in the trace log on one of our on-premise 2013 farms: 85c6b8ca-b2a3-4c6e-8a9f-d60d96224577 Stack trace: at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFile.GetFileStream(...
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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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Does SharePoint Online use the Taxonomy update scheduler?

I'm currently having issues searching for content in SharePoint Online based on Content Types (using a managed metadata site column). If I search for a specific document (which I know is using this ...
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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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SPJobDefinition not recognized

using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration; namespace SeaforthCalendar.TimerJob { ...
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Alerts not working - Timer Lock

I've checked content database; SELECT * FROM timerlock WITH (nolock) Then having checked the eventcache table; SELECT * FROM eventcache WITH (nolock) WHERE EventData is not null I've got a ...
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Variation Subsites Not Created - all timers finish in 00:00:00

Part 1: Variations Create Hierarchies Job Definition successfully creates the source & target labels. After that no subsites are created on the target labels nor any target pages. I've created ...
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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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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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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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Workflow instances deleted after 30 days

I have read about the Workflow Auto Cleanup timer job that is defaulted to clean up all cancelled and completed workflow instances after 60 days. I have also read that you are unable to disable this ...
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How to use signalR on SharePoint timer job

I have a requirement as below. Clients will be connected with a SignalR Hub by accessing the SharePoint Web. Requirement#1 I should be able to send notification to clients when an event occurs on ...
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“The previous instance of the timer job […] is still running, so the current instance will be skipped. ”

The log files in our SharePoint 2007 farm are growing insanely large for about one hour every day. They are fills with these messages: 03/15/2016 08:44:56.92 OWSTIMER.EXE (0x14EC) ...
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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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Single timer for multiple forms of same list

I have created an assessment on SharePoint 2013 and each section of the assessment is in a different form. Only one list is being used. I want to set a timer of 30 minutes after which the session is ...
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How to update spjob

I've a solution sharepoint 2010 for a job that i want to update. So i did in powershell an update-spsolution and restart sharepoint timer job For testing, i changed the start hour in event of my job. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint Online workflow pause until

As far as I know it could cause troubles to pause a workflow for a longer time, like a few months. And I can understand that it could be a problem to do so on an on premise installation. But what ...
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List all SPWorkItemJobDefinition

I have a document that I would like to delete, but receive the following error message: "This list item has a job pending." I believe this is caused by our TRIM Integration creating SPWorkItems on it....
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Create timer job to execute powershell script?

I have created timer job and under execute method.i have added below statement to run sharepoint command. runspace.RunspaceConfiguration.AddPSSnapIn("Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell", out ...
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Job was updated do not execute the actual code!

I have a job (timer job) that was updated but the new code is not executed but the old!!! I have reseted the Sharpoint Timer, I have reseted the App Pool IIS ... but nothing makes the new job code ...
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NullReferenceException when Starting Workflow from TimerJob

I am creating a TimerJob that invokes the workflow. Refer to the Execute method public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) { var reader = new ConfigReader(this.configPath)...
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Sharepoint Workflows in background

I'm just curious, I was reading an article here, and in the third paragraph it states "If you didn’t know, there are quite a few workflows that run in the background all the time. " I was just ...
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Custom Timer Job does not execute on production server

I have a custom job. It works fine on staging server, after moving to production it is not working. It shows in Central Administration "Job Definitions" I can open it and click "Run now" but it has no ...
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Customize a timer job to send email when an item is added to a list in Sharepoint 2007

Need to send a mail to the Reviewer of a document ( this value is got from the Reviewer column of the library) when the document is added using timer jobs. Kindly provide steps and code snippet for ...
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Database Statistics Timer Job got hangs on initialized state

Env: MOSS 2007 SP2 64 bit architecture, 4 wfe and1 app server, wins server 2003, Sql 2005 . I have a site collection in web app which is reached 50 GB. Due to this, the Site collection is not ...
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SharePoint 2010: Application Server Administration Service Timer Job

One of our customers has a large SharePoint 2010 farm which was having problems with 100% CPU usage for a large part of every minute (15 seconds) when the Application Server Administration Service ...
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E-Mail Timer Jobs Are Not Firing

In a MOSS 2007 environment, I've setup Incoming E-Mail Settings in Central Admin and two timer jobs were subsequently created: 1) Windows SharePoint Services Get Incoming E-Mail Configuration 2) ...
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Sharepoint Site Variations not propagating Lists

I want to create multilingual site and there are some custom lists already present in the site. Now I am able to create a source variation site in English,i.e the hierarchy is being created , but my ...
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What dlc_expirationlastruncorrelation indicates in SharePoint Online Site Option Parameters

In my SharePoint Online project I have created an IMS Policy in document library. Now I know that this is dependent on Expiration and Policy Update timer jobs for any action to occur. In SPO these ...
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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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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 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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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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Unable to fetch FedAuth cookie when running in timer job

We are fetching FedAuth cookie and we have a working code snippet. When we run it from a console application it works fine. But when we try to run it from a timer job it returns with response HTML ...
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SharePoint 2013 no job start from installation

I have a SP2013 server and when I go to job review. The last run for any job is installation date. When I try to run manually a job. I don't have any error but nothing run? I tried for example with ".....
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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There are no instances of the User Profile Service started on any server in this farm. Which timer job throw this error?

Why below error messages in a SharePoint application even i did not enable and no need user profile and user profile synchronization service There are no instances of the User Profile Service ...
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How to customize Job timers SharePoint 2013?

I have created a job timer using visual studio, it is going to execute every month. And in a list it creates 1 new item per job timer execute. But the problem stays that if I change the date-time i.e ...
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Job timers not running

Sorry I am new on sharepoint and haven't seen any fix using google. I have sharepoint 2010 foundation and my timer jobs haven't ran for the last month or so. I tried to run the jobs manually but ...
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Requirements for a Timer Job deployment

I created a timer job to kick off a workflow on all items in a List. I followed this template and converted the code to VB. What do I need to deploy this to my SharePoint site using the command: add-...
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SP 2013 : bind timer execute to Execute method

I prepared in Visual studio 2012 WSP farm solution deployed to SP 2013. WSP package contains feature with Timer job. After install, deployment, activating features via Powershell I can see my Timer ...
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Is it possible to edit .resx file manually?

I have a resourcefile in the SharePoint 14 hive called SPMailRevision.resx. (C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Resources\) I have a solution that refers to this ...