External Content Type

SharePoint 2010 : How to create External Content type

[paras]( “[email protected]”) - Nov 1, 2010 but during add new item i dont need a feld called (reportId)wich is auto incremented feild and is (not null) in sqlserver2008… rether than i simply wana other felds to show during add items.. and this field must not come over there in pop up for add new item…….. during insertion or adding it must automatically increments. but it coming in my add new pop up….

SharePoint 2010 : How to create External Content type

English: External Content type allows you to make seamless interface between SharePoint 2010 and external data storage (ie. SQL server). Using External Content type, you can create an External List which stores the data to predefined storage. You can imagine of having a table with SharePoint list interface. To create an External Content type, you need SharePoint Designer 2010. If you curious enough, the External Content type is enhancement of Business Data Connector (BDC) in previous version.