Change Timer Job Schedule in SharePoint using PowerShell

Requirement:  Change timer job schedule in SharePoint for “User Profile Service Application – Activity Feed Job”. How to Change Timer Job Schedule in SharePoint? To Set SharePoint timer job schedule, follow these steps: Go to the Central Administration >> Monitoring >> Timer Job >> Review job definitions Find “User Profile Service Application…

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Enable-Disable Timer Jobs using PowerShell in SharePoint

Timer jobs perform specific tasks in SharePoint through Windows Timer service, such as sending email alerts at a scheduled time. In SharePoint Central Administration site you can check the timer jobs, disable or enable specific timer jobs. PowerShell Script to Check Timer Job Status: How to Disable a Timer job in SharePoint?…

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Get SharePoint Timer Job History using PowerShell

Requirement: Retrieve and review the SharePoint timer job history for troubleshooting an issue. How to get timer job history in SharePoint? SharePoint 2013 Central Administration site provides an interface to get a timer job history. Here are the steps to get SharePoint timer job history in SharePoint. Navigate to SharePoint 2013 Central…

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Force Run SharePoint Health Analyzer Jobs on Demand using PowerShell

We may want to run SharePoint health analyzer on-demand to check if everything is alright on the farm, without waiting for them to run automatically. Well, as discussed in another article, Run SharePoint 2010 Timer Jobs On-Demand with PowerShell, we can force run SharePoint Health Analyzer timer Jobs on Demand with PowerShell!…

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Site Use Confirmation and Deletion in SharePoint 2013

Site use confirmation and deletion feature in SharePoint helps to keep your content up to date by removing unused site collection automatically. To manage this feature, head on to:  SharePoint 2013 Central Administration site Application Management >> Click on the “Confirm Site use and deletion” link. In the Site use confirmation and…

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Run SharePoint 2010 Timer Jobs On-Demand with PowerShell

We may have to run SharePoint timer jobs on-demand in some situations. Say for e.g. To update Rating values, I had to run the timer jobs: User Profile Service Application – Social Rating Synchronization Job and User Profile Service Application – Social Data Maintenance Job. Read more at SharePoint 2010 Rating Feature…

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How to Delete a Timer Job in SharePoint using PowerShell?

But wait! why do we delete a Timer Job in SharePoint? Well, because: Your custom timer job may be in stuck state You may have orphaned Timer jobs (Timer job without “Server” from Timer job status page in Central Admin) Your custom timer job may have created more than one instances (duplicate…

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Creating Custom Timer Job for Automations in SharePoint

Business Scenario: We have a Project collaboration environment with 5000+ site collections. This environment has been primarily used for managing project artifacts by various teams. Every day, We – Admin Team, gets a lot of requests to create site collections, Change Owners of the site collections, Increase the Site quota for the…

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