Using SharePoint Designer 2010 to develop business connectivity services


Display data from an external SQL database in an external list in the browser.

In SharePoint Designer 2010, you can create an external content type to display data from an external SQL database in an external list in the browser.

Learn about the different authentication modes you need to consider for this scenario:

User’s Identity
BDC Identity
Impersonate Windows Identity
Impersonate Custom Identity

Also learn about how to use the Secure Store Service available in SharePoint Server 2010 to create target applications to solve the double-hop problem. And near the end of this video, step through a couple of troubleshooting examples.