Business Data Connectivity Service - BDC Web service proxy generations exception - Event 8082 (SharePoint 2010 Products)

SharePoint 2010

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2011-09-28

Alert Name:   Business Data Connectivity Service - BDC Web service proxy generation exception

Event ID:   8082

Summary:   While working with a Web service, the Business Data Connectivity service will first obtain a proxy and then call the appropriate methods based on the metadata defined in the application model. This event is logged when the Business Data Connectivity service fails to obtain a proxy to a Web service. This will affect data synchronization between the client computer and the external data source.

Symptoms:   The following event appears in the event log: Event ID: 8082 Description: The Business Data Connectivity Service Could not obtain a proxy to WebService for External Data Source '% ExternalDataSourceName %.

Cause:   One or the more of the following might be the cause:

  • The Business Data Connectivity service application model does not have the correct connection properties for the external data source.

  • The external data source is down and is not responding.

You must be a member of the Farm Administrators SharePoint group to perform the following action.
Resolution:   Verify that the external data source connection properties as defined in the application model are correct
  1. On the Central Administration Home page, click Application Management.

  2. On the Application Management page, in the Service Applications section, click Manage service applications.

  3. On the Service Applications page, select the BDC Service Application.

  4. On the Edit tab, in the View group, click External systems.

    By default, the only external system type that is configurable is a Web service. By default, the only instances of external system types that are configurable are databases and Web services.
  5. Point to the external system, click the arrow that appears, and then click Settings.

  6. Edit or view the settings.

For more information about how to configure and manage an external data source, see Configure an instance of an external system in the article "Manage external systems (SharePoint Foundation 2010)." For more information about managing BDC models, see Manage BDC models (SharePoint Foundation 2010).

Resolution:   Verify that the external data source is accessible
  • From the application server, ping the database server that hosts the external data source to confirm that the servers can communicate over the network.