Job-workflow: Stsadm property (Windows SharePoint Services)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


Topic Last Modified: 2008-03-25

Sends the workflow events that have been queued and delivers them to workflows. Events can be queued either from a Delay activity in the workflow, or due to throttling under heavy server load.

For more information about workflow, see Workflow management: Stsadm properties (Windows SharePoint Services).

This property is available only from the command line.

stsadm -o setproperty

   -propertyname job-workflow

   -propertyvalue <valid date and time interval>

   [-url <http://server_name>]

The syntax for the getproperty operation is:

stsadm -o getproperty

   propertyname job-workflow

   [-url <http://server_name>]

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

The following table shows possible values.


Value Description


Gets or sets the name of the property.


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"


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

To set the time schedule for when workflow events are to be delivered for the Web application http://test, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o setproperty -pn job-workflow -pv "daily at 15:00:00" -url http://test

To view the current setting of the job-workflow property, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o getproperty -pn job-workflow -url http://test