Setpolicyschedule: Stsadm operation (Office SharePoint Server)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: May 17, 2007

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Sets the schedule for processing changes to a policy on the items that are impacted by that policy. For example, when you change the policy on a content type, all items of that type will be updated.

stsadm -o setpolicyschedule

   -schedule <recurrence string>







A valid Windows SharePoint Services Timer service (SPTimer) schedule in the form of any one of the following schedules:

  • "Every 5 minutes between 0 and 59"

  • "Hourly between 0 and 59"

  • "Daily at 15:00:00"

  • "Weekly between Fri 22:00:00 and Sun 06:00:00"

  • "Monthly at 15 15:00:00"

  • "Yearly at Jan 1 15:00:00"

An acceptable default value is “once every 24 hours.”


Sets how often the policy framework processes changes to a policy. The value should be a properly formatted SPTimer argument.