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BCS Error – AuthenticationMode RevertToSelf

Posted by Paul on October 18, 2015


In this post we can examine a common error while configuring BCS for SharePoint 2013.

Error

You will get the following error while first time configuring BCS.

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Solution

Following would be the solution.

You need to update the property RevertToSelfAllowed at Service Application level.

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You can use PowerShell to update this.

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Run the following code.

$bcs = Get-SPServiceApplication -Name “Business Data Connectivity Service”

$bcs.RevertToSelfAllowed = $true;

$bcs.Update();

Now retry opening your BCS List. The error should disappear.

Summary

In this post we have explored a common error while configuring BCS & steps to resolve it.

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