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System Account not having permission to update external list via BCS

My SharePoint administrator granted permissions to services, sp app pool, sp farm adim, and secure store in BCS for me to use but was only able create/delete but not update. I use SharePoint designer ...
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SharePoint 2013 External Content type. Populate secondary fields

I am trying to migrate data to a document library that contains a external content type using the SharePoint 2013 client object model. The external content type is pulling from a sql server 2012 ...
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Value from Oracle BCS not visible in user property

I am working on the same issue as Danny at BCS UserProfile Sync to Oracle not working after upgrade from Oracle 10 to Oracle 11. However, since the issue has progressed, we now run into a problem ...
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How to implement Update/Delete operations using Business Data Web part

I have created a web part page for displaying the contents of my external list with a Filter parameter. I'm using a Business Data List Web part for this. I need to have Update/Delete operations for ...
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Getting BCS type list with REST

I'm trying to get a BCS type list with JSOM in angular app. My externl list is MyCoustomers and External content type for this list is CTBCSDemo. External content type is connected to SQL Azure with ...
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SharePoint 2013 Result Sources - Combining BCS Content Source with SP Content Source - Only See SP Content Source

Scenario: Content Source 1 : Standard SharePoint Local Sites Content Source 2 : BCS Application Seek to create 1 Unified Search Result from a Common Result Source.. I have been trying to combine a ...
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BCS, can I connect a result of SQL query to external database in SharePoint list?

Can I connect a result of SQL query to external database in SharePoint list? As I understand - External Content types could map only one table for list, but I need to get some combined data from few ...
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SPD 2013, Adding external data source - “Data source file cannot be saved” error

I have two machines - one with SQL 200 R2 and other with sharepoint 2013. BCS persists in Service Applications. Adding source from remote machine I get "Data source file cannot be saved" message. I'm ...
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BCS REST Performance Issues

So we're migrating from On-Prem 2010 to Office 365 and I need to convert some of our simple calendar webparts to online solutions. I've setup an External Content Type in 365 using SharePoint ...
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Throttled While Crawling Large External Databases

I created an ECT using SPD2013 last week. It connects to a SQL DB while using the Secure Store to impersonate a domain user for a particular DB View. Last week, I used my personal (farm admin) ...
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Raise limit on Database Connector and BCS in SharePoint Online

I have found a way to increase the limit for on-premise SharePoint, but is there any way to increase the 2000-row limit on the Database Connector for SharePoint Online? I am connecting an external ...
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REST API ItemCount on oData BCS List

I have a list generated from a BCS oData provider and I am attempting to get the number of items in the list so I can generate a $top on my request rather than bring back only the 100 item generic ...
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Business Data Connectivity Service is not accessible

I am working on sharing service applications across farms ( SP2013 Publishing Farm, SP 2010 Consuming Farm). Services like Search, MMS and Secure Store are working perfectly fine after sharing. ...
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How to do a Filter in a BCS External Data picker

I am using an OData web service with BCS (testing with Northwind) and I would like to define some filters when using the External Data picker. I'd like to be able to have a drop down that then ...
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CAML and External List - pass parameter to ReadList (finder) method

I have a Finder method defined on an External Content type (created with Visual Studio). Whan That method receives a parameter. So the method is something like ReadList(string partnerName). I have ...
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Use BCS to Connect to Access Database Stored in a Document Library

If I copy an Access database file into a document library (I presume this is possible), can I set up a Business Connectivity Services connection to it (within the same site) so I can manage the tables ...
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BCS UserProfile Sync to Oracle not working after upgrade from Oracle 10 to Oracle 11

I am experiencing problems with a BDC connection to Oracle. I am using SharePoint 2013. The database I am connecting to is moved to a new Oracle 11 server. It was Oracle 10. I use this connection to ...
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BCS is to get external data into SP, what about the other way around?

I am going to migrate/update our SP 2010 to 2013 or 2016 (depending on when it actually gets released). Preferably cloud. What our fear is currently is... if we go cloud will we really have access to ...
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create custom BCS connector

What are the steps to create a custom bcs connector? I have a ftp location where the data gets updated every week. So I want to write a bcs connector which will connect to data source with the ...
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Error while connecting an External Content Type

In Sharepoint 2013, I am trying to create an External Content Type, and use a connection to a SQL Server. In Sharepoint Designer when I am in the wizard to create an ECT, I'm having trouble creating ...
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External ContentType to a public JSON feed

I had expected it to be easy to link to an external JSON feed by now (last time I did BCS was with SP2007) but SharePoint Designer (I don't master VS) only has: What would be the easiest solution ...
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Displaying BCS data and user profile data in single web part

I have successfully displayed external data i.e. sql using external content type and Business data list web part. Now the new requirement is I need to show user data from both sql and user profile in ...
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Displaying BCS data like profile view

I have configured external content type and able to display the data in Business data list web part. But now it is showing in table format. Emp ID Emp Name 1 aaa 2 bbb but I want something ...
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External Lists not working

Two problems. Despite spending all day learning BCS and Enterprise Features and getting all the different levels of credentials set in Central Administration when I put an External List webpart on ...
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Defining DeletedCountField in BCS model breaks crawl

I've implemented the BCS model as described in http://chad-hinton.blogspot.nl/2015/06/bcs-models-part-7-changes-to-bcs-model.html using the StackExchange database. I used the exact model from this ...
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Workflow to read data from external list

I have just recently started working with external lists using BDC and was quite surprised to discover that I can’t really interact with the data in any way using SharePoint 2013 workflows (Even just ...
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Provider Hosted App vs BCS

I'm new to Office 365/2013 but I've been working with on-prem SharePoint 2007/2010 for a while. I've mostly setup some simple webparts to pull data out of SQL/WCF and display it. I'm wondering what ...
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External content type data retrieving error in SharePoint Online

I followed this page to create an external content type in SharePoint Online and add a Business Data List Web Part to read data from this external content type. But it displays an error, it says An ...
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How to tell an ECT developed in VS to use credentials from Secure Store Service?

I am trying to develop an External Content Type using Visual Studio so I can use External Data Source columns in a SharePoint list. Most of the stuff I am finding online uses Designer, but I don't ...
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External List from SharePoint 2010

I want to know can we create an external list for SharePoint Online from SharePoint 2010 list as a source. ?
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Query on BCS list

I need to retrieve the items of BCS based list. I am using the server side object model on SP2013 and I am getting this error: An error occurred while enumerating through a collection: The shim ...
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Export(or map) List data to external MSSQL table

There are many references about External Lists, where you make a Sharepoint list from SQL database table. In my case, I need to do the opposite - I have SharePoint list, and I want to map it to an ...
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Using a InterSystem Caché database in SharePoint? [closed]

I have searched for any kind of database compatible with SharePoint and at this point I haven't found anything. I've searched on google and msdn. Google gave me this only thread about my question : ...
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Crawl option not available in Sharepoint 2013 Search

I see that this option in not available for the Business Data category in SharePoint 2013 Search Administration. - Automatically discover new properties when a crawl takes place I have come across ...
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Problems trying to retrieve logs from a Correlation Id

I have a correlation id for an error that an external list has been throwing which I need to view the ULS log entries for. I've connected to the site in SharePoint Online Management Shell using ...
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After importing, src attribute is removed from img tag [closed]

This is SP2010. I am using BCS and an external list to read in HTML from a non-SharePoint CMS. The HTML includes typical rich-text content, including images. Looking at the external list text, I can ...
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BCS Managed Client Code Get all method instances

When using the class Microsoft.BusinessData.MetadataModel.Entity entity; does anyone know how to get all the External Content type operation method instances so i can dynamically pass the value to ...
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Custom Data Provider for External Content Type

I have a several data services and I want to add them to SharePoint portal. I found that I can create an external content types for that. All tutorials says that External Content Type can be created ...
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SharePoint 2013 BCS and SQL Views

I have setup my SharePoint 2013 publishing site with BCS and Secure Store so that users can access multiple external lists within the site and if they have the correct permissions setup in Secure ...
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Business Data List web part customization?

I have a question with business connectivity services in SharePoint 2013. I have a connection with CRUD access using an SQL server. The list view displays all records, but I have use the Business Data ...
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Is there any way to customize error in business data list

I'm looking for a way to customize errors for Business Data list. I want to change the following error in to some nice, user friendly error: An error occurred while retrieving data from ...
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Sharepoint 2013 accessing external list in workflows

I have created an external list using WCF connections. I have in that list all the information that I need. Now I need to access that data from another list workflow(sharepoint 2013 platform ...
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How to sync a SQL database with a SharePoint List?

I need to sync an already existing SQL Database to a SharePoint 2010 list. Two way sync would be great but one way sync is also alright. Any documentation in this regard would be of a great help. ...
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Updating External List after Updating BCS: SharePoint 2013

I am using SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012, both Enterprise Editions. Earlier I had created an External Content Type and created its External List. I have no problem performing various options ...
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Crawling Business Connectivity Service

I've been working lately on crawling Business Connectivity Service models in SharePoint 2013. I created the business data connectivity models with Visual Studio and deployed them to SharePoint. The ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) & BCS Authentication Error

Following systems are involved: - SharePoint Online / Office 365 On Premise SQL Database Back-end data source is on our actual estate and consists a SQL Database with an OData web service ...
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Sync data from sharepoint to external web application

I am writing a provider hosted app for showing data from Sharepoint and add additional functionality to the entities. So I am looking to import the unique id and title of all the entities in ...
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Custom BCS Connector Incremental crawl not working with AssociationNavigator

I created a custom BCS connector in SharePoint 2013. I need to use the changelog approach for incremental crawling. Since I am crawling the file system like data source I am using AssociationNavigator ...
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How to create an external list from an ECT using powershell

I have an External Content Type in my Metadata store and I want to create an external list using that ECT, using Powershell script. I tried to use $Web.Lists.Add() with SiteTemplate = "External ...
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SharePoint - reporting data from SQL

We have got a time tracker website in ASP.NET which is used by employees to record their daily time and work. The data is huge (about 10 years of data and ongoing) and stored in the SQL database. We ...