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  Asked By: Katlyn    Date: Jan 28    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 2280

Trying to add a simple list of names to the BDC and get a very informative
error: The Business Data Catalog is configured incorrectly. Administrators, see
the server log for more information.

What server log? Where?

The XML application definition sample is as clear as mud. I tried loading the
Adventureworks sample defintion and it load ssuccessfully but it also gives an
error: An error occurred while retrieving data from
AdventureWorksSampleInstance. Administrators, see the server log for more



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Jose Scott     Answered On: Jan 28

Have you tried (a) the event log, and (b) the sharepoint logs under the 12
hive? Those would be my first stops.

Answer #2    Answered By: Taylor Clark     Answered On: Jan 28

I have posted a blog using that very example XML file. Here is the

There are a number of components that you need to configure depending
on your environment. If you are not using Kerberos, you will need to
use a Single Sign On solution. If you do not have it configured, you
will receive an error  message that is pretty general.

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