Daniel Reed
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Posted by mirata on Jun 11, 2011 in SharePoint | 1 Comment

This is the second time in one week that I have been burned by group policy issues. We had a report from a client that the BCS component of their site was failing. It was reporting anonymous access denied, which of course there is plenty of material you can find on Google. But on a bit of investigation, it seemed like the actual Service Application was failing. I tried to go to the settings via Central Administration and received the following error: The BDC Service application Business Data Connectivity Service is not accessible. The full exception text is: The HTTP [...]

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Posted by mirata on Jun 11, 2011 in SharePoint | 2 Comments

I’m making this post because there was no useful information on the Internet about this specific problem. If it helps someone out, please let me know. Last week we encountered a problem with SharePoint 2010 and FAST Search. In our virtual environments in the office, everything would go fine. The developers and infrastructure guys could install it from the GUI and powershell with no problems. But on the client site, installation would fail every time. Naturally this leads to suspicion of site-specific nuanaces that lots of places have. Maybe some strange group policy or Active Directory setting. Possibly some sort of firewall [...]

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