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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How to get display names on BDC associations

I'd like to use the BDC model in my SharePoint site and manually call the various methods that are used by BDC (finder, specific finder, and so on). I'm trying to "learn the ropes" so I've created a ...
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SharePont Workflow initiated automatically on item create via email not able to read from external list

I created a custom SharePoint 2010 workflow using SharePoint designer for a 2013 SharePoint environment. My workflow needs to read data from an external list, and works flawlessly when the workflow ...
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SharePoint Security Trimmer for BDC Search

I have a SharePoint 2013 site that includes a custom Application Page for viewing project information from a SQL Server database. I'm tasked with making the project information available through ...
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Access denied to Business Data Connectivity

User is trying to create external content types using SQL Server, using sharepoint designer. I as an SharePoint Administrator i can login without any issue but this user who is dbo of remote sql ...
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Business Connectivity Services DateTime formatting

I have a SQL Server database with a number of columns of type Date. I have used BCS to create External Content Types in SharePoint 2013 for the tables in my database. However when a view these content ...
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Business Data Connectivity Service Application Stuck in “Stopping” State

My existing BDC service application is not working and it is giving below error in log when i am accessing it: The BDC Service application Business Data Connectivity Service is not accessible. The ...
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Migrate external content types from 2010 to 2013

I have done a test 2010 -> 2013 migration and most things work fine. I have some user profile property mappings to BDC models I have restored the secure store, managed metadata, BDC services using ...
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Create External Content Type - Access denied by Business Data Connectivity

Following the technet articles on how to get external data into SharePoint 2013 (for testing purposes) I've created: Business Data Connectivity Service with Metadata Store Permissions Secure Store ...
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Export BDC in 2010 and import in 2013

Can I export a BDC in SP2010 and import and use it in SP2013?
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External content type: bdc identity

I have a list with an external content type. For 3 items, I have the same bdc identity. How is it possible? Is not bdc identity suppose to be unique?
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SharePoint 2010 : Business Data Connectivity : External Content Types are not loading in SharePoint Designer

Did any one of you come across this issue in your projects? If yes please share with me your knowledge to fix this issue. I am not able to view the existing content types in SharePoint Designer but ...
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BCS Delete Get user

I use BCS with WCF service. I would need to know the user name (or other user information to be able to identify the user and get his info from SP by CSOM then) of the user who has called the Delete ...
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I have a list built on external content using bdc with a custom filter, I get the data but not the filter

SPD 2013, SP Enterprise 2013, SQL 2008 So I have a BDC connector setup with a SQL backend, I then built a Exernal Content List off that. I then inserted a content control webpart and inserted some ...
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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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 ...