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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Query String Parameter pass to Data Source Filters in External List (BDC)

Can you please guide me how to pass the Query String Parameters to Data source Fiters in external list? I have created external list based on external content type. External content type has three ...
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DotNetAssembly based BDC Model on Multi-tenant SharePoint 2013 farm

We have a BDC setup in partitioned mode on our Multi-tenant SharePoint 2013 farm. Is there any way to create DotNetAssembly based BDC Model and deploy on this farm and use on specific tenant or on ...
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Error while crawling LOB contents SharePoint BDC

I have configured BDC in SharePoint. I am able to get data in my external list. I need this data in search too. So I created another content source for BDC. Now when I crawl this content source, it ...
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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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BDC: Decimal field with comma separator

Sorry for my English. I'm in despair. I created external content type from table. I created external list. Decimal field with comma ( thousand separator ) from external list saved wrong to data base. ...
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oData external content type - how to implement Item-level security?

Any implementation ideas? Do I need to us VS for this? I have SP 2013, and have an external content type pointing to a SQL Server table. I would love to security trim the results - as a user can ...
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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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Business Data Connectivity entity namespace purpose

I've noticed that my BDC's entity namespace is a SharePoint website url. I have recently imported successfully our BDC during a SharePoint migration, and the namespace remains the same on the new ...
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Error in creating external content type list

When I want to create a SharePoint list from external content type on a client machine and when I click on "Select External Content Type", I am getting following error. The error does not happen, when ...
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Doing some actions into multiple Item of External list

I have an external list of Microsoft CRM 2011 Accounts in SharePoint 2013 (By BDCS Service). In SharePoint 2013 environment I want to select some items in this External List and apply an action to the ...
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How to correctly update specific columns in an external database through an ECT?

Here is the scenario: I have an External Content Type based on a specific table in an external DB. The table itself has 33 columns, my ECT exposes a total of 13 of those columns, 7 as read-only and ...
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BDC update operation fails with socket exception

I have set up an external content type in my BDC Service, and I am using the Secure Store Service to provide the database credentials. In the ECT I have set up Read Item, Read List, and Update Item ...
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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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Business Data WebParts

From my understanding in order to have the Business Data Webparts one needs to have the enterprise license of SharePoint. Is this correct? Best my brain can figure if I want a list that generates ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot connect to external datasource

I have db user account & used it to create a secure store application id and a managed account. I have also given myslef full permissions on the bdc service & bdc metadata store. I have no ...
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Connect BCS / BDC to the User Profile Service?

Firstly I'm open to suggestions if people have better solutions or ideas. I would like to be able to create a list with a 'username' field that will pull additional fields from the information stored ...
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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 ...