Verify that the Activity Feed Timer Job is enabled (SharePoint Server)

Summary: Learn how to resolve the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule "Verify that the Activity Feed Timer Job is enabled", for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Server 2013.

Rule Name: Verify that the Activity Feed Timer Job is enabled.

Summary: You must enable the Activity Feed timer job if you want users to receive information about their colleagues, such as updates to profile properties and creation of social tags and notes.

Cause: The Activity Feed timer job is not enabled.

Resolution: Enable the Activity Feed timer job

  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a member of the Farm Administrators group.

  2. On the SharePoint Central Administration website, on the Quick Launch, click Monitoring.

  3. On the Monitoring page, in the Timer Jobs section, click Review job definitions.

  4. On the Job Definitions page, in the list of timer jobs, click User Profile Service Application - Activity Feed Job.

  5. On the Edit Timer Job page, in the Recurring Schedule section, specify when you want the timer job to run, and then click Enable.

See also

Concepts

Timer job reference for SharePoint Server 2016

Other Resources

Timer job reference for SharePoint 2013