There are many articles you will find on internet about Timer Jobs in SharePoint which is based on a server but not on service. Timer job based on a server having a major issue. i.e- Job will not work if that server is crashed.

To create timer job based on service or say service application, we will have to do few things, this are below

  • Create custom service and add to the local farm
  • Create service instance based on above custom service and add this to all the servers in the farm
  • Create timer job
  • Associate timer job to service

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