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BCS Error – Login Failed for User

Posted by Paul on December 27, 2015

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


Message from External System: ‘Login failed for user ‘NT AUTHORITYANONYMOUS LOGON’.’.



Following would be the solution.

Open SharePoint Designer. Go to External Content Types > Open BCS item > Click Connection Properties button.
Choose the Authentication Mode as BDC Identity as shown below.


Save changes & Retry opening your BCS List.


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


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