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This lab teaches how to use connectors in SharePoint 2013 to access and search across external data sources. Starting with a simple example using SharePoint Designer, the participant moves on to explore and implement a custom Microsoft Business Connectivity Services (BCS) connector in Visual Studio. The connector shows how to access and crawl local file system content with security descriptors and return search results based on the user's authorization level.