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SharePoint BCS Error – “There is no Business Connectivity Service associated with the current web context.”

Hi all,

I got this error when I was trying to create a SharePoint 2010 BCS external type:

“There is no Business Connectivity Service associated with the current web context.”

The error:

The Error

The reason was that Iyou need to enable the BCS connectivity service for each Web Application you intend to crerate the BCS for. In order to do that follow the below steps:

Go to Central Admin –> Manage Web Applications –> Select your Web Application –> Click Service Connections in the top Ribbon and check the BDC service

Go to the list of your Web Applications:

SharePoint Web Applications

SharePoint Web Applications

and check the BDC service:

Cheers,
Nader Heshmat

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