If you are working with a larger external list (more than 2000 items) in dev environment it works perfectly, but when you work in production environment, it throws error

Unable to display this Web Part. To troubleshoot the problem, open this Web page in a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation-compatible HTML editor such as Microsoft SharePoint Designer. If the problem persists, contact your Web server administrator. Correlation ID: ............

So start to working to fix the BCS limit through powershell. When I enter below command in powershell I get error in cmd. Any idea?

PS C:\Users\Test> Get-SPBusinessDataCatalogThrottleConfig-Scope Throttle
    Type Items Database-GUID-ServiceApplicationProxy 49873fe2-eb81-41da-9e3e-ffc42e
    The term 'Get-SPBusinessDataCatalogThrottleConfig-Scope' is not recognized as t
    he name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spel
    ling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct an
    d try again.
    At line:1 char:46
    + Get-SPBusinessDataCatalogThrottleConfig-Scope <<<<  ThrottleType Items Databa
    se-GUID-ServiceApplicationProxy 49873fe2-eb81-41da-9e3e-ffc42ebce511
        + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (Get-SPBusinessD...tleConfig-Sco
       pe:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
        + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

1 Answer 1


You are missing a blank:


should be

Get-SPBusinessDataCatalogThrottleConfig -Scope

also you need to use on of Global, Database, WebService, Wcf, Custom. for the scope parameter.

Please see the TechNet documentation here that includes one example:



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