Setting a Timer Job's Description

A curious problem – Timer Jobs have a Title (which you can set), and a description, which you can’t set – as it has no setter:

This is a shame, as I like that you can see a description about the time job in Central Admin:

The solution – strange as it seems, override the Description property in your new timer job.

Setting a Timer Job's Description

WSS Practice: Finally used SPJobDefinition…

One task that I’ve been threatening to do for ages is to build a SharePoint Timer Job. Often a solution needs a bit of code to run periodically, but so far it wasn’t something that I’d tried. Well, I had a go today following Andrew Connell’s MSDN article, and it was very good. Here are my notes though…

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