Active directory authentication
I been assigned a new role of administrating sharepoint and been juggling with the best way to manage permissions in BCS. here is an overview
I gave certain users edit\ execute\ selectable in clients\ set permissions on the BCS MetaData catalog. These users created the external System and external content types and created lists from these content types, all nice and good. But the problem i am
facing now is the BCS list is inherirting permissions from the site ( which is how i want it) but whe these users try to access the BCS List they get the error message "Accces denied by BCS", i can fix this issue by assigning Active directory users\groups
Execute\ selectable in client permissions on the extenal content type in BCS but i dont want to do it becasue i cannot select the same sharepoint groups that have permission for the BCS list from here, all i can select from here is AD users and groups. In
short what i want to do is assign all those sharepoint groups which has access to the BCS list( which inherits it's permissions from the site) access to the external content type and i want to do this without duplicating the same permissions on external content
type and the list. What would be the best way to do it.
Sounds complicated but i guess this will be a frequent configuration.
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