Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment: SharePoint 2013

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Problem:
You could see in SharePoint Health Analyzer rule “Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment.”

Background:
Business Data Connectivity (BDC) Models containing External Content Types with database, WCF, Web service or custom connectors can be used by tenants to elevate their user permissions. In a partitioned environment, we recommend you disable the Business Data Connectivity connectors

Reason for error:
Business Data Connectivity connectors are currently enabled in a partitioned environment.

Resolution:
Disable unwanted connectors by using Windows PowerShell.




To disable unwanted connectors, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, click All Programs.

2. Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products.

3. Click SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.

4. At the Windows PowerShell command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
Get-SPServiceApplicationProxy

5. Note the Business Data Connectivity proxy instance.

6. You must set the EnableSystemType property to false for each unwanted connector. To do this, at the Windows PowerShell prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
$proxy.EnableSystemType(“Connector_type”,$false)

Reference: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983546

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Applies to:

– SharePoint Server 2013
– SharePoint Foundation 2013

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