A variation of a content type that stores content outside of SharePoint.

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How to create new External Content Type on SharePoint Designer

I'm trying to create a new External Content Type on Sharepint Designer , but where I try to insert the web services wisdom into the "New Connection -> WCF Connection " I get the following error: ...
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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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Secure Store Application ID credentials don't work when creating ECT

I have been going crazy trying to figure out why this is not working. I followed Fabian Williams blog entry to the letter. I have a development farm with everything on a single farm. I DID NOT use ...
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Update and Create Problem with Adding Columns to an Existing External Content Type in SharePoint 2010

I used SharePoint Designer 2010 to create an external content type (ECT) that consumes and writes data to SQL Server. [Went through the process of connecting to a database table, then right-clicking ...
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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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Throttled While Crawling Large External Databases

I created an ECT using SPD2013 last week. It connects to a SQL DB while using the Secure Store to impersonate a domain user for a particular DB View. Last week, I used my personal (farm admin) ...
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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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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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Permissions to write to External List from Workflow

I'm attempting to create a SharePoint workflow that creates a new item in an external list using the "Create item in [External List Name]" action available in SharePoint Designer. Currently, I keep ...
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Secondary lookup columns for external content types not displaying data in list after refreshing from primary

I have created a SharePoint list that has a lookup column to an external list. I also have instructed SharePoint to display several secondary columns that are related to that primary external lookup ...
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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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BCS Managed Client Code Get all method instances

When using the class Microsoft.BusinessData.MetadataModel.Entity entity; does anyone know how to get all the External Content type operation method instances so i can dynamically pass the value to ...
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Filter BCS Data by Users AD Group

I'd like to know if it is possible (and if so, how) to filter the BCS data results by the AD group a user belongs to. For example. User A belongs to AD group 'group1'. In the external data that ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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namespace on external content type

I have noticed that when moving BCS lists/external content types from my development computer to our production server, it keeps the namespace of my development computer. For example, all the ...
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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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Is it possible to link existing Sharepoint 2010 lists to SQL server databases?

I created a SQL server database and added a table to it. Then I used Sharepoint Designer 2010 to create an external Content Type using this table. Now I can alter the according Sharepoint list which ...
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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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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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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?