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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.


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



Following would be the solution.

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


You can use PowerShell to update this.


Run the following code.

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

$bcs.RevertToSelfAllowed = $true;


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


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


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