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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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BDC lookup times out

I am trying to implement a BDC lookup in a silverlight application connecting to SharePoint via WCF. I have the lookup query working using the FindFiltered method, but when we remove the throttling ...
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User Profile multiple data sources

Want some help understanding what I have to do in this situation. We have user profiles from active directory, but there are some properties that come from an external service which we can get from a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom BCS/BDC Entity Search Refiner

I have a custom BCS model that I am using to index SQL data in SharePoint 2013. The localized name of the type of item is being set as the title (i.e. Answer, Question, Idea, etc.). In the search ...
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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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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 = SP.ListOperation.Selection.getSelectedItems(...
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Context Aware BCS Model for Search Crawling in SharePoint 2013

I have an external SQL data source that I would like to include in SharePoint search crawling with a BCS/BDC model. As it stands, SharePoint sees this data independently of the SharePoint site ...
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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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“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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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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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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Business Data Connectivity choice does not appear in Type dropdown on the Create New Connection page

This is in SharePoint 2016 Enterprise, I am logged into Central Admin with the farm admin account. Trying to get a Business Data Connectivity working. I've created an application in the Secure Store, ...
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Dynamic Queries for SharePoint BDC in Visual Studio

I've created a BCS in Visual Studio to Get Oracle Information, how to perform dynamic Configurations for the queries?
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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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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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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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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 my ...
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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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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 'edit'...
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StreamAccessors >> Can SharePoint 2010 BCS return multiple attachments?

Can SharePoint 2010 BCS return multiple attachments? I have a database which stores multiple attachments per entity. Would like to have all of them accessible, but I've insufficient experience with ...
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External List shows only BDC Identity

I have created an external list called Employees. When I go to site contents, I see Employees and when I click it, I see the exact contents I expect. When I create a new page for my site and insert ...
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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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BDC TypeDescriptor Return value from the attribute

I have a problem with reading return values from the BDC response. I have a Web-service that returns a requisites of a bank account and some of the data comes as attributes in the SOAP response. For ...
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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 ...
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Limiting a view based on authentication by writing qualified username

This article http://www.thesharepointbar.com/?p=340 how to limit a read on a user in BCS, but we can't find the correct syntax for fba-users. (MS Quote: If the login mode for the user is claims-based, ...
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The HTTP request is unauthorized with client authentication scheme 'Ntlm'. The authentication header received from the server was 'NTLM

I have created a bdc model using .net custom connector which connects to the External system via a custom built webservice. It works when I open the external lists locally from the SharePoint server ...
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Error: HTTP service “BdcService” too busy

I am trying to access the bdc-service of a sharepoint server via central administration. This is getting me the error: The HTTP service located at http://[servername]:32843/...
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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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Business data connectivity metadata store is currently unavailable

When I tried to add External Content Type via sp designer, I got following error "business data connectivity metadata store is currently unavailable". sp2013. I've tried many common solutions, ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search no result anonymous user use term with double quotes

I am using SharePoint 2013 search that The content come from an external content source -via BDC connectivity -using Hebrew text. My problem start when the anonymous user search text with double ...
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BDC Incremental crawl always crawls full

I added External Content Type to my BCD application. The content type gets data from SAP trough a service. There is a column/property in the service called PartnerChangeDate, that is set to last ...
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Fill in External Item Picker (BDC) with query string value with InfoPath

We are trying to customize a 'new' form with InfoPath so that our query string value (idPatient) is automatically filled in into the External Item Picker (BDC entity). In InfoPath, we have set up the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using BCS and WCF to add external data to sharepoint index

Being completely new to the whole SharePoint environment, I am having trouble understanding exactly how to crawl external data into a SharePoint index. What I need to accomplish is that a user can ...
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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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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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Very slow external list based on SQL Server

I am using SharePoint 2016 on premises. This is a new farm with installation done just now. I created BDC to fetch data from SQL Server view. That view contain less than 8000 records. Then I created ...
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How do I get C# code behind a Document Library?

As part of an internship assignment, I'm working with SharePoint 2013. I'm completely new to SharePoint in general. Part of this assignment is a labeling system. The idea is that users can add labels ...
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Connecting to external data sources like sql database and exchange

I am looking for the best options on connecting my SharePoint list with external data sources like SQL database and exchange servers to update the contacts list automatically. I am using SharePoint ...
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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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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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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, ...