Daily Archives: August 30, 2010

Access Denied by Business Data Connectivity – External Content Type


When accessing the List created using BCS service for the first time the user might get Access denied error. Basically the external content type is created but not added any user for the access in the BCS service application in the central admin. So navigate to the Manage Service Application page in Central Admin. Click on the BCS Services. The external content type will be listed in the List of BCS. Click on the Content Type and Click on Set Permissions. The below screen will pop up and add the users to the list and assign permission.


SharePoint 2010 User Profile Connection – MOSS MA Not found error

Sometime the profile synchronization service will display the MOSS MA not found error when try to add the new synch connection in the SharePoint 2010. This error can be avoided by starting the Forefront Identity Manager Service from the Services.msc

When there is already a connection setup, the connection will not appear if the service is not started