The Layer2 Business Data List Connector can close many gaps that still exist with SharePoint on-premises standard external data integration. Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding authentication and security.
The Business Data List Connector for SharePoint connects almost any on-premise or cloud-based data source, e.g. ODBC, OLEDB, OData, Microsoft .NET based providers, Files (Excel, XML, CSV), SQL databases like SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, IBM DB2, IBM AS/400, IBM Informix, Notes, SharePoint, Exchange, Active Directory, Navision, SAP and many more directly to native SharePoint lists - in just minutes without any programming. But often there are issues to connect via web services (e.g. CSOM, OData) using SSL/HTTPS. This FAQ shows how to solve these general SharePoint (not BDLC related) issue.
The Layer2 Business Data List Connector for SharePoint solves many issues that still exist with SharePoint out-of-the-box external data integration. It makes it as easy as possible to connect native SharePoint lists to almost any external data source, codeless and bi-directional. All native SharePoint list features are available for the connected list.
The Layer2 Business Data List Connector for SharePoint can be used to connect almost any external data source to a native SharePoint list, e.g. contacts, tasks, events, or custom items. It can make use of the SharePoint Secure Store to store all security relevant information safely.
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