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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Windows PowerShell 2.0: Expert Cookbook by Yaroslav Pentsarskyy

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Chapter 4. Managing External Data in SharePoint and Business Connectivity Services using PowerShell

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Importing a custom BCS model to SharePoint
  • Exporting a SharePoint BCS model and schema
  • Creating instances of external lists with PowerShell
  • Managing permissions on an external list
  • Throttling items returned with external lists

Introduction

The ability to access external business data into the familiar portal environment is one of the key features of SharePoint 2010. Business Connectivity Services (BCS) allows developers and administrators to define how SharePoint connects to external entities and create instances of lists which are used to interact with the external data.

When users require access to business data from external ...

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