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This is not currently planned at this time. Will keep this item open for voting and comments.Igor Chmil commented
Msg. 46519. DML Operations are not supported with external tables.
The error message description is incorrect. In DML "M" stands for Manipulation. SELECT statement is a DML statement and it IS allowed against the external tables.