Date archive for January, 2012

The BDC Service application is not accessible. The full exception text is: There are no addresses available for this application

by Wendy Neal - on Jan 27th 2012 - 6 Comments

Today I was trying to set up the BCS on one of our SharePoint servers.  After I set it up I wanted to verify that it had been configured properly.  Clicking on the “Manage” link from the “Manage Service Applications” page in Central Admin gave me this error: The BDC Service application [Name] is not accessible....

Adventures With SharePoint 2010 Security Updates and Troubleshooting PSConfig Errors

by Wendy Neal - on Jan 20th 2012 - 2 Comments

Recently we installed some security updates to our SharePoint servers, only to find out later that we were having issues caused by our incorrect application of those updates. The problems surfaced when we were trying to do a routine backup from our production site collection and then restore that site collection down to a dev and test...