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You can use OData web services to show Business Central data, and you can update data in a Business Central database using OData web services.
Using OData in other Microsoft products and technologies
OData is used in other Microsoft products and technologies, including the following:
- Microsoft Excel implements OData for its PowerQuery feature.
- Microsoft PowerBI can read data from OData services.
- Microsoft SharePoint can expose its list-oriented data with OData.
Key concepts and techniques for accessing Business Central data using OData
The topics in this section describe the key concepts and techniques for accessing Business Central data from OData applications that are supported by Business Central .
Enabling and Configuring OData on the Business Central Server
The Business Central Server instance has several configurations settings that enable and control OData services. For more information, see OData Services Settings.
Known Limitations with Business Central OData
The Open Data Protocol (OData) implementation in Business Central does not implement all features in the OData specification. For more information, see Known OData Limitations.
SOAP Web Services