Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment (SharePoint 2013)

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Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2016-12-16

Summary: Learn how to resolve the SharePoint Health Analyzer rule "Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment."

Rule Name: Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment

Summary: Business Data Connectivity (BDC) Models containing External Content Types with database, WCF, Web service or custom connectors can be used by tenants to elevate their user permissions. In a partitioned environment, we recommend you disable the Business Data Connectivity connectors.

Cause: Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment.

Resolution: Disable unwanted connectors by using Windows PowerShell.

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