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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook by Peter Serzo

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Learning timer job management (including server affinity)

Timer job management is important when administering and monitoring the health of an organization's SharePoint installation. A timer job is a process that runs and performs some type of action. Timer jobs run in the farm on a specific server, which can be designated.

This recipe will show where and how to manage the timer jobs, including how to assign a server to timer jobs.

Getting ready

You must have farm-level administrative permissions to the Central Administration site.

How to do it...

  1. Open up the SharePoint 2010 Central Administration website.
  2. Click Monitoring. Under the second section named Timer Jobs, select the Check Job Status option.
  3. The following information is displayed:
    • Timer jobs ...

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