You must have tried External Content Types - the exciting new feature in SharePoint 2010 to connect to an external SQL table and provide a list where it lists, creates, updates data straight into the SQL table.
People always wonder, how do you get a ECT to work with a Stored Procedure, one that has input parameters.
You could do it this way...
Step 1: In your SharePoint Designer 2010, create a new external content type
Step 2: Connect to your SQL Server and then make sure you see the Routines (your stored procedures must be listed here)
Step 3: Rt Click on the Stored Procedure name and create operations for "Read Item" and "Read List" - both are required for the External Content Type's SharePoint list to be created.
During both these wizards, in the Input Parameters, your SP's Input Parameter will be listed. Here, you need to create a filter, which sends out it's value to the SP's filter. For example, if your SP's Input Parameter is @EmpID, and…
Also, if you look at the Event Viewer, you might find the below issue:
An operation failed because the following certificate has validation errors.....
It could look something like this:
The solution to fix this issue is to add the root certificates of the SSL certificate to the SharePoint 2010: Open the SharePoint 2010 Central AdministrationOpen the ‘Manage Trust’ section under the ‘Security’ Tab Add the SSL Certificate and all the Root Certificates of the certificate chain. The best way to import the certificates is to store them in base-64 files with the file extension *.cerNow check if the SharePoint 2010 Portal is working via the Https url
I had installed ConnectiFy on the other day in order to convert my Windows 7 machine as an Wireless access point, but it ended up giving me blue screen of death in my Windows 7. This is the first time I am seeing this on Windows 7 in over an year!
Even in safe mode, I could not uninstall the ConnectiFy drivers which got clinged onto all network adapters.