Business Data Connectivity (BDC) service is the new version of the Business Data Catalog that was provided in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

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“Connect to Outlook” button disabled on an External List based on “Contact”

I'm using SharePoint's Business Data Connectivity to connect to external source with contacts information. I created a .NET Assembly connector (BDC Model project in VS) with ReadItem and ReadList ...
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BDC error in Sharepoint 2007

We are using Windows Credential for authentication of Sharepoint 2007 applications. A user changed her password and was unable to access BDC application. So we updated her account information under ...
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Using External Content Type to display XML file data as Contacts list

My client has a contacts list in some other system and this data needs to be displayed in SharePoint as a Contacts list. This external system can provide an xml periodically with the contacts data. ...
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Error when click Manage in Business Data Connectivity Service Sharepoint 2013

In Sharepoint central administration, I click manage service applications. Then, I click New > Business Data Connectivity Service. After create new Business Data Connectivity Service, when I click ...
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How to retrieve BDC Identity from External List programmatically?

I need to do a lookup on an External List (in SharePoint Online - Office 365) to retrieve the value of the BDC Identity. BCS is talking to an OData web service. (I'm not a Visual Studio guy), so ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - OData Endpoint against External List - Supply Input Parameters

I have an external list in SharePoint 2013 that uses a filter (called idcode, say). I can supply the filter value in the "Modify View" UI of the site and it works as expected, but my ultimate aim ...
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How to handle DeleteItem in external list

We have an external list bound to data source by the WCF service. It displays a metadata of "tasks", and for every "tasks" we have in another document Library a special folder. When user selects ...
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Search 2013 - is there any way to index a list of URLs stored in a database?

I have a database table with a list of URLs that I would like Sharepoint Search 2013 to index so they show up in search results - the URLs are a mixture of content types - web pages, Word documents, ...
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Problem with multiple BDC-Webparts in one Site

I have the following problem. When I add two (or more) BDC-WebParts to a site, only one loads the content. The other one keeps loading. The external lists itself are working properly, why then, ...
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BDC service not working [duplicate]

So I had to switch SharePoint from one server to another. Our network guy installed SharePoint onto a new server and I backed up and uploaded my stuff into the new server (with the same name as the ...
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Removing a BDC Catalog using PowerShell

I use Sharepoint 2013 and Powershell. I use $metaStore = Get-SPBusinessDataCatalogMetadataObject -BdcObjectType "Catalog" -ServiceContext $siteUrl Import-SPBusinessDataCatalogModel -Path $filename ...
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Updated external content type but connection not updated in central admin

I have an external content type for a sql server view, all working well. I add a new field to the view and save (SPD), in central admin I go to BDC and click on the content type - I can see the added ...
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How to get security to work with Secure Store Service?

I have an External List/content type in SharePoint 2010 using Secure Store Service. It is for an MSSQL DB access with an SQL user for a group of users. I set up Secure Store Service with Target ...
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Customizing details page link in BCS list or custom details page redirection with SarePoint 2013

I'm having fun with Sharepoint 2013 and studio 2013, just started dev few months ago -) I have some external lists pointing to external content type, I would like to redirect to a custom detail page ...
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Send extra parameter(s) in BCS/BDC-call to WCF-service

Ok, this question got lengthy, but I wanted to give all details, actual question is in bold below. I have defined an External content type, let's call it ExternalCustomer. I use an ...
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2013 BCS in Designer: data source objects do not exist

We've inherited an SP2013 solution, which had previously been upgraded from SP2007. The BDC service was converted as well, and appears to be working in most respects - external lists, external ...
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Import Sharepoint 2010 BDCM file in a SharePoint 2013 environment

I was wondering if it's possible to import a BDCM file exported from SharePoint 2010 in a Sharepoint 2013 environment ? Is the file format identical ? Thank you
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BDC Deployment to Foundation

I was able to successfully develop and test a BDC model developed in visual studio 2010. It was developed on a server using SharePoint Server 2010. I tried deploying the solution to our SharePoint ...
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Export bdc data to excel in sharepoint

I have an External content type that I called it as bdc/bcs webpart with 2 (or more) filters with a stored procedure behind that. How can I export a result (one or more results) view of bdc to an ...
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External list - When configure BDC returns error and cannot access Managed Accounts settings

With SP2013. I want to create a list that use external data (sql ones). So I create my external list, everything's ok. When I open it in my browser, bring me the error : access denied by BDC This ...
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Custom BDC Connector And DeletedCountField

I am in the process of create a custom BDC connector that uses the AssociationNavigator. I want to support incremental crawls but I don't understand how adding the property DeletedCountField to my ...
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External list - Access denied by Business Data Connectivity - Cannot add permissions

I created an external list, and got the "Access denied by Business Data Connectivity" error. So I tried to fix it by adding permissions on BDC Service, according to google, this is exactly what I have ...
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Edit row information using BDC

I want to make simple database table insert/edit/delete using BDC. What I have tried: I have created External Content type mapped to database table and using external content type created list. But ...
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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 change SQL Authentication to Windows Authentication in BDC Sharepoint 2007

Sharepoint 2007 Created a BDC Access SQL Server as following Authentication Mode: Passthrough DBACcessProvider: sqlserver Integrated Security: empty User Name: username Password: password This is ...
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Sharepoint 2013 BDC : How to set Yes/No (Boolean)

I have struggled to set a Yes/No column to Yes by simply assign true on the TypeDescriptor, but it allways turns out be set to 'No". I am using Sharepoint 2013, BDC Explorer and Visual Studio 2013. ...
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BDC Model is not visible in Central Administration site

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I have created a BDC model using Visual Studio 2012 and deployed in SharePoint 2013. Deployed Solution is visible in Central Admin site and it is activated too. But when I ...
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Access Selected Items from List View

The following returns selected items correctly from standard list and document library types. var context = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var items = ...
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How can I customize the display of BDC search results?

I've added a Search Content Source for my BDC application, and results are populating correctly. So far, so good! I don't really like the way the results get displayed, though. Problem 1: Result ...
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Avoid deleting data from BDC Syncronization

EDIT: I know this might be similiar to the last one but this one is in a profile sync, and the other one is in an external list. I have a syncronization service which I built a bdc to receive ...
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Case of an external list being inaccessible

I have an external list that I created with a bdc, but it might happen that the external source is not available is there any way that the sharepoint saves a last access? if not what is the best ...
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Using BDC to connect and extract list data from another web application?

Can BDC on SharePoint 2010 be used to connect to another SharePoint 2010 web application?
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User Profile multiple data sources

Want some help understanding what I have to do in this situation. We have user profiles from active directory, but there are some properties that come from an external service which we can get from a ...
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BDC TypeDescriptor Return value from the attribute

I have a problem with reading return values from the BDC response. I have a Web-service that returns a requisites of a bank account and some of the data comes as attributes in the SOAP response. For ...
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“Feature has conflicting event reciever settings” error

I am new to SharePoint so I apologize if this is not phrased properly, but I created a BDC to a SQL database in Visual Studio 2012. I am trying to have the list created programmatically through an ...
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Export external lists from sp2013 to excel

we are currently trying to get SharePoint up and running, and after our ERP/database guy set up a few external lists that query our ERP database, some of our users had trouble exporting those lists to ...
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Using BCS and WCF to add external data to sharepoint index

Being completely new to the whole SharePoint environment, I am having trouble understanding exactly how to crawl external data into a SharePoint index. What I need to accomplish is that a user can ...
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External Content Type grab last rows of SQL table instead of first

I'm working with a limit filter on an external content type that grabs the first 1000 rows of my table. Is it possible to instead grab the LAST 1000 rows?
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BCS: Edit button in context menu works, but edit button in display form is disabled

I created an external content type für a MS SQL Server view. I created a list from it and three different views and I changed the form with InfoPath. All of this done without VS, only SharePoint ...
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Access denied by Business Data Connectivity on Setting Metadata Store Permissions

When I try to configure Metadata Store Permissions I keep getting this error I am the Farm Administrator and have full access on Sharepoint to start with. Now as I drilled down further looking at ...
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Give users access to BDC using SQL Authentication

I have a web part using an external list through an external content type which uses Business Data Connectivity with SQL Server Authentication through the use of a Secure Store Service key. ...
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Dynamic SQL query for SharePoint lists for look ups values

I'm trying to link an external sql large table (10000 Rows) into SharePoint 2010 to be used as a look up ( eg to select an existing customer) in the metadata of documents. I have a BDC External ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom BCS/BDC Entity Search Refiner

I have a custom BCS model that I am using to index SQL data in SharePoint 2013. The localized name of the type of item is being set as the title (i.e. Answer, Question, Idea, etc.). In the search ...
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Context Aware BCS Model for Search Crawling in SharePoint 2013

I have an external SQL data source that I would like to include in SharePoint search crawling with a BCS/BDC model. As it stands, SharePoint sees this data independently of the SharePoint site ...
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Got this error when I click on my BDC service in Central Admin: The full exception text is: Access is denied

These are the steps I did under the local administrator: I go to central admin -> application management -> manage service applications I click on New-> Business Data Connectivity Service I ...
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Send email after creating New Item in External List

I am using SP 2013 and I have an external list. But when I created a new item, I want to send e-mail to the specific people. Workflow is disabled for external lists. So can we create a new method in ...
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Service account to access UNC

I'm trying to access the UNC to copy a file from the UNC share to another location. The way it is set up it requires an interactive challenge for credentials, and I was told there is no way to change ...
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SharePoint doesn't index BDC integers?

I'm having the same problem described here. I can search on all sorts of strings returned by my BDC connector, but any data that is returned as Int32 doesn't show up in searches. Is there a problem ...
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BDC External Content Type Problem

I created BDC Model in VS 2012. After I deployed the project I can see ECT in BDC Service in Central Administration. But when I try to create an external content type I can see the external content ...
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SharePoint BDC to extend User Profiles Skills

I am having some issues getting this working as I would like. We are on SharePoint 2010 SP1 Dec 2012CU. I am able to get it working with a 1:1 mapping, but ultimately want to get multiple "skills" ...