How can we disable an Apache Sling scheduler service from running?
The proper way to disable custom schedulers is to have a boolean configuration flag in the code that tells the scheduler to exit out immediately instead of doing any work.
However, if you urgently need to prevent a scheduler from running you can create a special OSGi configuration. For each of the schedulers you want to disable, set scheduler.period=-1 and scheduler.expression to an empty value. For example, see the sample configurations below.
.cfg format configuration:
.config file format configuration: