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SharePoint Server 2010 (not just Foundation) If I go to Central Admin>Application Management>Manage service applications and select Business Data Connectivity Service, then click Administrators, I can type in a user, have it find the Active Directory user account or group and select to Add the user, and give permissions (Full control).

However, if I go into Manage for Business Data Connectivity Service I cannot do the same process for the same users/groups in the Object Permissions or the Metadata Store Permissions. How do I troubleshoot this?

I have tried different browsers, logging into the server with RDP to run Central Admin, checked that permissions on the sites and sub-sites work fine with Active Directory users (although some do not have their detailed information pulled over, in case that is related).

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Any custom identity providers or claims providers in play? –  James Love Feb 25 '13 at 22:43
    
All Users (PCSelfServiceMembershipProvider) and All Users (PC Self-Service STS) are listed when I try to browse for users. I am able to search and find Active Directory users and groups from that pop-up window. Those providers were installed with our Ellucian PowerCAMPUS Self-Service and Portal installation (vendor software). –  Allan P Feb 25 '13 at 23:15
    
Did you found any solution for it ? –  Rashid 2 days ago
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James Love was on the right track. We uninstalled and re-installed the custom claims provider and the problem was resolved. Worked with Microsoft support for weeks before doing that, because they didn't think that was it. If you have a problem like this, try removing the claims provider in Central Administration>Solution Management (Central Admin, System Settings, Manage Farm Solutions).

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