SharePoint 2010

A rolling stone gathers no... [add version here]

I’m going to post a few articles about the process I went through to get this implemented.

There are a few things that aren’t documented that I wanted to catch in these posts, to prevent any further hair loss in the Sharepoint world.

In this first post I will detail how to install and configure SSO. You will only need to configure SSO if you are using SQL authentication to connect to SQL Server.

 

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SharePoint 2010

A rolling stone gathers no... [add version here]

This is the second part of a two part post. The first part can be seen here

Now that we have SSO setup and working, we now need to create and import the application definition.

I’m not going to go into to much detail on how to create a application definition, but there are various tools available that you can use (BDC Meta Manager, Microsoft Business Data Catalog Definition Editor which is part of the SharePoint Server 2007 SDK)

Here are the key parts of the application definition you need to be aware of.

I have added the XML to a Word document which can be downloaded here (Sorry WordPress doesn’t let me upload XML files)

Below are the properties used by SharePoint to connect to the database. You need to  use the SSO ID specified in Part One when you setup SSO



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