Error Synching BCS External list to Outlook or WorkSpace

“The server must be running MOSS2010 to synchronize external list with SharePoint workspace”     I have faced this issue both in Escrow and Beta builds so thought to share it with others to make it easier. If you get the error message or having issues while synching your external list to client tools like WorkSpace…

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Provision an External List using feature (BCS)

Eric shared the xml schema to provision an external list using features. I believe everyone will find it useful so sharing it.            <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8“?>             <Elements xmlns=“http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/“>               <ListInstance Title=“title of list“                             OnQuickLaunch=“TRUE“                             TemplateType=“104“                             FeatureId=“SharePointFeatureId“                             Url=“lists/Url“                             Description=“Description“>                 <DataSource>                   <Property Name=“LobSystemInstance“ Value=“LobSystemInstance“ />                   <Property Name=“EntityNamespace“ Value=“EntityNamespace“ />                   <Property Name=“Entity“ Value=“EntityName“ />                   <Property Name=“SpecificFinder“…

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Client SSO in BCS

As all of you guys must have seen by now that BCS let’s you use BCS OM from client Office applications like Outlook/SharePoint Workspace etc. One interesting scenario which comes up is how things will behave when external system will be accessed using SSO( or SSS in SharePoint2010) service. I am sharing my findings based…

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Dynamically changing master pages in SharePoint Server 2007

Summary: Learn how to dynamically change master pages in a SharePoint publishing site on the fly. Introduction to Master Pages in SharePoint Server 2007 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides flexible support for publishing sites and features for creating master pages, content types and content pages using object model and declarative syntax. Many organizations require…

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