Plan for Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server

 

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016

Topic Last Modified: 2017-07-27

Summary: Use these TechNet articles to plan Microsoft Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Server 2013.

Business Connectivity Services is a set of services and features that provide a way to connect SharePoint Server solutions to sources of external data. Planning for Business Connectivity Services should include thinking about the kinds of solutions your organization requires, and planning for security and administration of those solutions.

The following articles are available for planning Business Connectivity Services:

 

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Overview of Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint Server

Describes Business Connectivity Services and how it can bring external data into SharePoint Server and Office.

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Overview of Business Connectivity Services security tasks in SharePoint Server

Describes Business Connectivity Services security in SharePoint Server for IT professionals and site administrators.

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Plan a Business Connectivity Services solution in SharePoint Server

Describes how to create a plan for a Business Connectivity Services solution in SharePoint Server.

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