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BDC Import for user profile picture

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I am attempting to populate the user profile property 'Picture' with data from a BDC connection. My column from the BDC contains urls but SharePoint will not allow me to map Picture to the column. I"m guessing this is because the property is expecting a strongly typed Url type. That doesn't help me though. So, has anyone successfully mapped the Picture property to a field from a BDC connection. (-SN: I know the field can be mapped to AD but I need it mapped to a BDC) Thanks in advance.

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