Business Data Connectivity Service - LobSystem in BDC model not found - Event 3023 (Duet Enterprise)


Applies to: Duet Enterprise for Microsoft SharePoint and SAP

Alert Name:   Business Data Connectivity Service - BDC Lobsystem not found in BDC model

Event ID:   3023


The Duet Enterprise SharePoint Add-on and Duet Enterprise SAP Add-ons utilize the Microsoft Business Connectivity Services to enable communication between SharePoint Server 2010 and the SAP environment. The BDC model that is associated with the SAP workflow contains metadata that the SAP workflow requires to connect to SharePoint solutions. The LobSystem object is the top-level container in the BDC model for metadata that describes the SAP system. In XML terms, the LobSystem is the root node that contains all other metadata objects in an application definition. The metadata for the LobSystem that is specified in the BDC model was not found.


This event appears in the event log:

Event ID: 3023 Description: The LOB system could not be found. Please check the Business Data Connectivity Service configuration on the SharePoint server to validate.


The metadata for the LobSystem object that is specified in the BDC model was not found.


Import BDC models


This procedure is supported with BDC models that are provided with Duet Enterprise only. Do not use this procedure to import a custom BDC model. For more information, see Manage BDC models (SharePoint Server 2010) (

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