When you configure Archive Services, the Scheduled Archive method may be unavailable, and the following message is displayed:
The Scheduled Archive Method failed the security check for the current Application Pool user. Please verify that configured user has write access to the SharePoint configuration database and Security Validation is turned off for the web application. [Timer job creation failed]
This message is displayed if either of the following conditions are not met:
The user account running the SharePoint application pool must have Read/Write access to the SharePoint configuration database and also must be granted the db_owner role on this database.
The RemoteAdministratorAccessDenied SharePoint application pool setting must be set to false in order to allow the creation of a timer job.
Security Validation must be turned off for the SharePoint application. To turn off Security Validation, see Configuration Error: Application Pool User Has Insufficient Privileges.