Setcontentdeploymentjobschedule: Stsadm operation (Office SharePoint Server)

SharePoint 2007

Updated: April 26, 2007

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Enables the user to create an advanced schedule to run a deployment job. A job is associated with a path, and defines the specific content to be deployed from the source to the destination and the schedule on which the deployment should occur.

This operation is case-sensitive. If you run the operation by using an uppercase "S", the following error message is displayed: "Windows SharePoint Services administration tool has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

stsadm -o setcontentdeploymentjobschedule

   -jobname <name>

   -schedule <schedule>







A valid job name, such as "Job1"


Name of the deployment job


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"


Specifies the schedule that will be used for the job. It should be a properly formatted SPTimer argument.