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Making OWSTimer run more frequent

We are implementing a SharePoint event receiver, attached to an email enabled announcement list.

The OWSTimer job (which is the module which "moves" the incoming emails from the SMTP server to the announcement list) runs approx once a minute.

Thus, in average, we have to wait 30 sec before an email that we send appears in the announcement list. This makes debugging our solution awkward and time consuming.

So, as the title says: Is there anyway to have the OWSTimer job do its job more frequent?

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Yagya ShreeCommented:
Use this to change your alert firing time

SPAlert properties
gunman69Author Commented:
I don't think you read my question. We are receiving emails, through a mail-enabled list. SPAlert is for sending alerts, something very different.
Rainer JeschorCommented:
which SharePoint version and edition?
You could try to run the Powershell command mentioned here:
Yagya ShreeCommented:
the timer job responsible to process your incoming email and sending it to list is "Timer Job job-email-delivery"

You can either run this job manually or using powershell to get the job executed quickly.
gunman69Author Commented:
Although I was hoping for a way to configure the job to run more frequent, this would work ok.

I wrote this script, which seems to work fine:

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell

$myJob = Get-SPTimerJob "job-email-delivery"

While ($True)
      Start-Sleep -Second 5
      "Started job-email-delivery."

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