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Data Prvider Faq of the Layer2 Business Data List Connector
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 about the Layer2 Data Providers that are part of the distribution package.
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The Layer2 Business Data List Connector for SharePoint can be used to connect almost any external data sources to native SharePoint lists and libraries, even via the OData protocol as used by many applications, e.g. Microsoft CRM/ERP systems. This FAQ gives the full specifications of the Layer2 Data Provider for OData that is fully included in the product.
The SharePoint Business Data List Connector (BDLC) can be used to connect almost any external data source to native SharePoint lists, even external SharePoint data - on-premise, internally or externally hosted, or in the Microsoft SharePoint Online / Office 365 cloud. This FAQ gives the full specifications of the CSOM-based Layer2 Data Provider for SharePoint.
The Business Data List Connector for SharePoint (BDLC) can be used to connect almost any external data sources to native SharePoint lists, even external XML data, file-based or based on web requests. XPath queries can be used to retrieve the data set required. This FAQ gives the full specifications of the Layer2 Data Provider for XML.
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