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Apps cannot use External Content Types defined in the Business Data Connectivity Shared Service Application metadata catalog

My issue is getting Unauthoraized exception while accessing external data in workflow 2013 context throw REST call (HttpSend). I read several posts suggests to create BDC model inside App package, ...
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Dynamically creating SharePoint 2013 external content type

Background: There is requirement of calling external list from SQL to SharePoint 2013. We have done it using BCS, external content Type and SecureStore. There are also some modification done using ...
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InfoPath does not support customizing the form used for this list.

How to enable this feature? "InfoPath does not support customizing the form used for this list." I want to edit the form in infopath and publish it back to SharePoint.
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Sharepoint 2013 issue when trying to edit infopath form

I have an external database in SharePoint, when I try to edit. It outputs the following error message: "The current operation requires Business Connectivity Services client components. Install ...
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External Content Type picker in Word 2013 (SharePoint 2013)

I have followed the steps at this blog (about using external columns in Word documents) and everything appears to have worked successfully - when I select "New Document" from SharePoint Word opens ...
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Create External content type using Powershell

How would one go about creating an external content type using powershell? Is it at all possible?
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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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SharePoint 2010: Unable to edit/update values in external data columns

I successfully created an external content type and external list where I can CRUD the content fine. I also needed to create a list with external data columns to the external content type but I am ...
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Create an external content type with PowerShell

Is it possible to create an external content type in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell? For example, I have a view in a SQL database, and normally I would use SharePoint Designer to create an external ...
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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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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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Creating a list-backed SQL Server database without using External Content Types

I'm trying to develop a list backed by a SQL Server database running on AWS in Sharepoint 2010 (also running on AWS), but I'm running into issues regarding authentication to the database. The only ...
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Unable to set permissions for an external content type (Permissions list is empty)

I created a BDC model that is connected to a WSDL web service: <LobSystem Name="TestWSModel" Type="Wcf"> <Properties> <Property Name="WcfMexDiscoMode" ...
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SP Designer 2010 external content type - database moved

I must be overlooking something really simple. I have custom forms in Sharepoint 2010, built on an external list that's tied to an ECT created in Designer 2010. The SQL Server database that contains ...
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How do I get this field in the External List(ECT->BCS->SQL) to show up in SharePoint Designer Workflow?

I have created an External Content Type that has CRUD rights to SQL tables. Off that External Content type I have created an External List. I have a document library that has an InfoPath form on it ...
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ECT : Two SQL Tables Exact Same Schema Crawl Not Working

Background: a single sql server same DB, Table A and Table B with the exact same columns width different tuple data. I have a ECT for my SQL Server created in SP Designer 2013, Both Table objects ...
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Select Default Filter in BDCM File

When working with Business Connectivity Services (BCS) and Business Data Connectivity Model (BDCM) files, does anyone know in the code where to set the "default" Filter and hide the option? Right ...
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Creating app scoped external content type using Provider Hosted App in sharepoint 2013 using visual studio 2012

I am creating provider hosted app in Visual Studio 2012 using app scoped external content type having OData with Northwind url App manifest start page url : ODataNewAppWeb/Pages/Default.aspx ...
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External Data Field - check if item exists

I am using this code to set a external data field programmatically XmlDocument xmlData = new XmlDocument(); xmlData.LoadXml(myBCSField.SchemaXml); String bdcEntityName = ...
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External Content Types are not available. Contact your system administrator - BCS - User profile sync

I'm trying to setup a BCS connection from a SQL view -> user profile properties. I've created the external content type and got the right view. I also set the "set object permission", checked all ...
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How to provision External content Type using CSOM

Is it possible to provision External Content type and list using CSOM? Thanks in advance.
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The remote server returned an error: (407) Proxy Authentication Required.- BCS

We are trying to Consume OData in BCS using an App External Content Type. The OData service that we used is http://services.odata.org/V3/Northwind/Northwind.svc We followed ...
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External content types in sharepoint

I have an external list based webpart with 5 wild card filters. when I searched using one filter the required item is displayed but the same item is not displayed using other filter. For example if an ...
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List on External Content Type ECT modify edit form

I have a SQL 2012 table that that publishes a list in sharepoint 2013. I have been able to create some custom filters on the display page and pass those back and forth to get most of the list to ...
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BCS OData navigation properties are not shown in SharePoint Hosted App external list

I have created a WCF Data Service that is hosted on Azure. I use this service as the data source for my SharePoint Hosted App's external lists. I noticed I was missing all navigation properties from ...
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SharePoint 2013 external content type query

How can I see the SQL query made by an external content type? From Central Admin in the BCS service application I can see the list of all the external content types but not the query.
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Cannot use external list data in workflow to update another list field in SP Designer 2010

I have created an external content to bring my sql table and created an external list with that table. Now I can even read the external list in the browser. My problem is that I'm not able to use the ...
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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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How to perform Insert,update & delete operation on External Content Type by consuming the ECT operation

I am able to perform read operation on external content type using .net client object model (CSOM) but not able to find appropriate resource on Insert, update & delete. i have attached all the ...
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Error while creating external content type using SharePoint Designer 2013 against a SQL server 2012 Table

I am trying to create a external content type for my SharePoint 2013 environment using SharePoint designer 2013. The content type will be against a SQL Server 2012 table. The SQL instance is the same ...
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Set App External Content Type Connection Settings to OData Service Endpoint During Deployment

Is there anyway I can set the connection settings for the apps external content type during deployment/activation. The OData endpoint is hardcoded in the ECT file to my dev environment. Is there a ...
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SharePoint 2013 OData $filter seems broken with date functions

I am using SP2013 SP1. I am trying to perform the following OData opertaion from a client app that contains an External Content Type. The ECT points to a ASP.Net OData service. My Javascript code in ...
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bulk update the external list sharepoint 2010

I try to provide bulk editing and updating for external lists. I heard that the datasheet view is a convenient tool, but it is not enabled for external lists. Is there any way to get an easy, ...
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Custom Workflow Task with custom content type not working in VS 2012

I have created custom content type inherited from Workflow Task (SharePoint 2013) as i have to remove and add fields according to use. I also created a custom workflow task list, which uses ...
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Business Data Connectivity: error when saving External Content Type due to invalid assembly or codebase

I am trying to create an external content type that will be connected to a SOAP webservice using SharePoint Designer. To do this, I added a WCF Connection in the Operation Designer section with the ...
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Reporting server issue - external content type list

I created a new report with Report Builder, it is working fine into the client but when I open it in SharePoint I get this error: The shim execution failed unexpectedly - Proxy creation failed. ...
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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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External Content type linq error

I have a list with an externa content type. I am tring to fetch the element by server side code, but i get this exception: Microsoft.BusinessData.Infrastructure.BdcException This is my ...
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Business Data Connectivity Model based on Contact

I'm trying to create a .NET assembly connector for BDC. I'm creating the Business Data Connectivity Model and I'd like my entity to behave in SharePoint as a contact - so that I could use "Connect to ...
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Set external content type by javascript

In the NewForm, I need to set an external Content Type lookup field by javascript. How can I do it?
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Connect to Report Server from SharePoint 2010 in Native Mode

I have a SharePoint 2010 installation in Native mode. As per company rules, I cannot have Integrated mode for this solution. I need to connect to a report server containing SSRS reports so that I can ...
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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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create a BCS External Content Type based on a WCF web Service using Visual Studio.

How to create a BCS External Content Type or list Based on a WCF Web Service using Visual Studio. The link provided shows the requirement through Designer. ...
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Copy a list using a workflow

I have an external list that pulls in info from an SQL database, I would like to create a workflow to copy the contents of the external list into a custom list How would I do this? I can only see ...
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Sharepoint Online External Content Types WCF Service

I have this issue I can't find solution for a couple of days now as I am working on creating External Content Types for Sharepoint Online 2013 (trial period will expire in the next 5 days :( ). I ...
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External Data Editing and Modification

Can data in a SQL database be modified (new, delete, edit) through a SharePoint out-of-the-box feature or custom built feature?
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Calendar view for external content type

I have created a new external content type / external list that pulls information from an SQL database, the list has a start date column and end date column so what I wanted to do is create a calendar ...
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External Content Types Filters

I have created an external content type to connect to a SQL database to show client information in SharePoint 2013, once the connection was created I created a list to display all the info I then ...