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The 12\logs on the server(one of WFE's only) are being filled up with messages like this:
The logs are taking around 60+ GB space for a single day.

OWSTIMER.EXE (0x0704)                   	0x071C	Windows SharePoint Services   	Timer                         	5uuf	Monitorable	The previous instance of the timer job 'Application Server Timer Job', id '{19C28EEA-26CC-4784-9B09-C7540F2C0F3C}' for service '{03DC0298-0924-459E-823F-A00776FAFE50}' is still running, so the current instance will be skipped.  Consider increasing the interval between jobs.	
Its happening for the timer jobs : 'Config Refresh', 'Scheduled Approval', 'Workflow', 'Immediate Alerts', 'Variations Propagate Site Job Definition', etc.
Also, all the jobs on the "Timer Job Definitions"  of Central Admin are success.
Platform: Moss 2007 on Win 2008 R2
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by:shahzadbux
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have you looked at how long these jobs are taking to run? looks like there is a overlap - "Consider increasing the interval between jobs"
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Set to 4 min using the following command, but no luck.
stsadm -o setproperty -pn job-config-refresh -pv "Every 4 minutes between 0 and 59"
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No luck? Meaning u couldn't set the command or it didn't help solve the problem?
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Its now set to 4 min, but that didn't help solve the problem. The logs are still growing in size with repititive messages.
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how long does the job take to complete?
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The logs are really huge up to 1-4GB each file.  In the smallest log file that i could open, i see these messages repeatedly.
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You didn't answer my question >> how long does the job take to complete?
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All these jobs are admin timer jobs and not ssp timer jobs. I'm not able to see any information that states the job is complete in the logs.

When I tried to delete those specific jobs using stsadm -o deleteconfigurationobject, the operation was successful, but the jobs restarted with different id.
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