Configuring Administrative Settings including Security for Business Connectivity Services

As noted on Microsoft’s Technet Website in an article titled Business Connectivity Services (BCS) security overview (SharePoint Server 2010), “[t]he security features of Microsoft Business Connectivity Services enable administrators to safely connect to and interact with external data in a SharePoint Server deployment.” It is important to note that the author(s) of this article discuss a method “to safely connect to” external data. In the interests of ensuring that any/all data communication between SharePoint Server 2010 and any/all external data sources is as safe as possible, the task of managing the administration of BCS must be strictly restricted to SharePoint…
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