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Working with SharePoint Timer Service config (OWSTIMER.EXE.CONFIG)

There was a requirement of updating our timer job config with the below values in app settings section.

Here is how I did it.

Where is the SharePoint Timer Service config (OWSTIMER.EXE.CONFIG) file

The SharePoint (on premise) job timer config file is located on the following local path:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Web Server Extensions\15\BIN\OWSTIMER.EXE.CONFIG

Where the ..\15\.. can be 14,15, 16 or else depending on the SharePoint version.

Access Web Application Configuration values in Timer Job – SharePoint

Sometimes we may want to access SharePoint Web Application configuration (web.config) file from SharePoint custom Timer Job. But in case of SharePoint Timer Job it runs under OWSTIMER.EXE and Web Application runs under W3WP.EXE process, the configuration associated with the W3WP.EXE cannot be access directly or straight forward OWSTIMER.EXE.

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IIS – SSL Certificate

SSL enables browsers to communicate with a web-server over a secure channel that prevents eavesdropping, tampering and message forgery. You should always use SSL for login pages where users are entering usernames/passwords, as well as for all other sensitive pages on sites (for example: account pages that show financial or personal information).

Configuring SSL on Windows with previous versions of IIS has been a pain. Figuring out how to install and manage a certificate, and then associate it with a web-site, is something I bet most web developers don’t know how to enable.

The good news is that IIS 7.0 or greater makes it radically easier to configure and enable SSL.

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