SharePoint 2010 : Audience Compilation Status is Compiling

We noticed that "Audience Compilation Status is Compiling" and doesn't change back to Idle or doesn't show up as Error.

Note: When we attempt to compile Audience manually, we get following error

"ORGLE_Job_Start: job cancelled since another audience calculation job is in progress"


To get the Audience Compilation Status from Compiling to Idle we executed following steps

Open SharePoint Management Shell

Note: Run as administrator



From the output copy the Application ID of the respective User Profile Service Application

For e.g., f4c2b7e2-ce7b-465d-868f-66164af37013

The Audience Compilation is preceded by following executable: AudienceJob.exe and we can force stop or start the compilation using PowerShell.

To stop execute:

Audiencejob.exe f4c2b7e2-ce7b-465d-868f-66164af37013 0

Note: Application ID and 0 or 1 indicates Stop or Start

After we successfully stopped the audience job we then started a full compilation executing following

Audiencejob.exe f4c2b7e2-ce7b-465d-868f-66164af37013 1

Once we execute the above command the audiences will compile successfully.

Comments (5)

  1. TimBoothby says:

    Thanks Sushant – that worked for me!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Nice Post, helped me to solve issue

  3. Anonymous says:

    Nice Post, helped me to solve issue

  4. Mike Pitts says:

    EXCELLENT ! Great fix. Straight to the point and very helpful Thanks !

  5. Nihar says:

    Thanks Much !!!!

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