Workitem-eventdelivery-batchsize: Stsadm property (Windows SharePoint Services)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Updated: September 13, 2007

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


Topic Last Modified: 2007-09-07

Specifies the maximum number of work items that will be paged in to a processing timer job. For each request, the events are streamed out in a batch size of 100 at a time.

stsadm -o setproperty

   -propertyname workitem-eventdelivery-batchsize

   -propertyvalue <A valid integer>

   [-url] <http://server_name>

The syntax for the getproperty operation is:

stsadm -o getproperty

   propertyname workitem-eventdelivery-batchsize

   [-url] <http://server_name>

You can substitute -pn for -propertyname and -pv for -propertyvalue.

The following table shows possible values.


Name Value


Gets or sets the name of the property.


A valid integer. For example, if there are 200 jobs in the queue, but the value is set to 100, only the first 100 jobs will be executed by the timer service.

The default value is 100.


Typically, a path to the URL of the Web application, in the form http://server_name.

To set the number of work items to be processed by the timer service to 125, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o setproperty -pn workitem-eventdelivery-batchsize -pv "125"

To view the current setting of the workitem-eventdelivery-batchsize property, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o getproperty -pn workitem-eventdelivery-batchsize