Business Data Connectivity Service - BDC field in Workflow entity not found - Event 3014 (Duet Enterprise)


Applies to: Duet Enterprise for Microsoft SharePoint and SAP

Alert Name:   Business Data Connectivity Service - BDC field in Updater method was not found

Event ID:   3014


The BDC model that is associated with an SAP workflow contains metadata and methods that the SAP application requires to communicate with and run in SharePoint solutions. The BDC model that is associated with the SAP workflow defines the entity for the workflow. This entity must define an Updater type method to update the status of a task from SharePoint Server to the SAP system. The UpdateWorkflow method must define the following parameters in this specific order: Action, CorrelationId, Comments, ParentId, Outcome, ReassignedTo. One of the required fields in the Workflow entity was not found.


The following symptoms might appear:

  • On the workflow site, new tasks cannot be created for an SAP workflow application and existing tasks cannot be approved.

  • This event appears in the event log:

    Event ID: 3014 Description: Business Data Connectivity Service endpoint validation failed. Could not find parameter. Please refer to the signature of Update workflow method in Business Data Connectivity Service model.


A required field in the UpdateWorkflow method in the BDC model was not found or is not in the correct order.


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) (

Create a new external content type for custom workflow applications