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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Filtering datas

I want to filter datas. I have a data view with 3 column (name,department,foreign languages)by a SOAP Connection but I can't make any filtering for foreign languages. I have a html form web part ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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" ...
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Show related entities in FAST search results

I've successfully created a .net assembly BCS to crawl external data in my enviorment. The BCS include an AssociationNavigator to crawl related entities based on foreign key. When i perform a crawl ...