Business Data Connectivity (BDC) model defines the connections, operations, and associations of an external line-of-business (LOB) system.

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BDC Entity with TypeDescriptor System.String[] gives errors when crawling

Is it possible to crawl a BDC content source with an entity that has a property of type string array (System.String[])? At one point I had this working successfully in my dev environment but it ...
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How to create an external List on SharePoint 2010 using MySQL table

I have a MYSQL database that contains customer related data from sugarcrm while a few order related data is stored in the MSSQL server. So far, I have been able to create an external list for the ...
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BDC Model for ActiveDirectory

I am trying to build a BDC Model and a custom .net connector for ActiveDirectory so that users can search for data in AD from Sharepoint as well as create lists (ie: Users list that will show users ...
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BDC List column picker filter - search/filter not working and exact entry says not found?

I'm working with MOSS 2007. Rephrasing the question. I have a BDC column to an external datasource in a custom list. Today searching and filtering is not in place and actually exact matches are not ...
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Cannot see BDC External system in SharePoint Designer Data Source Explorer

I have first created external content types in SharePoint Designer then exported the model to Visual Studio. I then deleted everything created in Designer and deployed the model through SharePoint ...
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Crawling per-tenant BDC data sources

I'm setting up SP2010 in a multi-tenant fashion (following Spencer Harbar's Rational Guide) and I've had great success setting it all up. Multiple tenants and everything. When you configure BDC to run ...
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Is it possible to deploy a BDC model to BIN instead of the GAC

I have a BDC model which uses a .NET assembly to connect to an Oracle database. In order to make the connection working I need some ORA files in the same directory in the connecting assembly, so I ...
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Business Data Connector List Column not working BDC XML Definition

I have a BDC connected to a SQL Table with 2500 Rows. I'm able to add a Business Data List WP to a page and point it to the BDC source and it look fine except for limited number of Rows. However, if I ...
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user lookup field for external lists

Guys please don't beat me too much, I want to add user lookup field into my external content type to use sharepoint people picker in my external list, the price doesn't stand up. So is it ever ...
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Does BCS support creating an external list from an existing list in a different web application using List Web Services

I have sharepoint 2010 farm where there are multiple web applications. I am trying to understand BCS and its capabilities. This is the structure I have :- Web Application A > Site Collection > ...
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How to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC?

I try to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC. But without any results. I'll try to using Account's from CRM in SharePoint Online like a list. I mean - when I have 100 ...
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BDC Lightning tool on MOSS 2007. Using BDC in Picker and filtering

I've got a BDC I generated with BDC Lighning BDC Man. I added a BDC column to a list and when I open the address book picker I get the first 200 entries but search/filter does not work. Anybody know ...
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Populating User Profile properties with multiple values via BCS/BDC in SP2010

In SharePoint 2010, I have user profile data synchronized from active directory. Additionally, I've created a BdcModelProject in Visual Studio 2010 and done the necessary work to add some additional ...
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Accessing External Data from more than one folder

I've learned how I can implement accessing external data with BDC from this article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff953161.aspx but it only shows you how to access A folder. what changes ...
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Accessing External Data from SharePoint 2010

I want to access external data from my SharePoint site. I'm told that I need to follow these two articles. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff953161.aspx ...
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Customization on new/update forms (BDC Model and custom connector)

I wrote a custom connector. (Sharepoint foundation 2013) I'd like to customize the following area on new/update forms: change textboxes to dropdowns (populate from WCF) field formatting field ...
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Filtering a SQL table with Business Data Connectivity Service

I have a rather large table (over 2000 rows) that I need to pull into a SharePoint list. Business Data Connectivity Service has a pretty easy method to accomplish this yet their filtering is so ...
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Steps for Remote Deployment of BDC model

How is BDC model deployed in the production server where there will be no connection between prod/ staging & production server? you can only send some staff to prod server. What are contents of ...
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External Content Type in a Site Column results in ArgumentNullException for wildcardedNamespace

I created an external content type, which seems to work fine. I created a list to browse the external content type, and I can see the elements coming from my sql server. I can also use the create and ...
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BDC model to connect oracle data in SharePoint 2010

Need to connect to oracle through BDC model - we can do this by either BDC model created through Visual studio or through BCS Meta man? performance wise which one will be better? BDC model created ...