Writing and Hosting a Web Service in the SharePoint 2010 Demo Virtual Machine

Coding and hosting a WCF web service is a great way to experiment with Business Connectivity Services (BCS) and External Content Types (ECT). In the near future, I’m going to be writing about some of the BCS scenarios where you need to manually code the BCS model. When putting together many-to-many associations or one-to-many where…


Consuming a Claims-Enabled WCF Web Service as a SharePoint 2010 External Content Type

This article is the fourth and last in a series of MSDN articles on creating a claims-aware web service and consuming it from SharePoint Business Connectivity Services (BCS).  In this article, you are going to use SharePoint Designer 2010 to consume the claims-enabled Web service that you created in the first three articles.  Before following…


Access denied by Business Data Connectivity

Sometimes when you are creating and modifying External Content Types (ECT), you may see the error Access denied by Business Data Connectivity. This blog is inactive.New blog: EricWhite.com/blog Blog TOC The normal course of events when setting up an ECT is that after making sure your data source is properly configured, you use SharePoint Designer…