An application programming interface (API) is a specification intended to be used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other.

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Is it possible to get all groups for a user - from the API?

Is it possible to get all groups for a user - from the API? In the Force.com Deleloper Console, with the query SELECT Id, GroupId, UserOrGroupId FROM GroupMember, I get only one result row I would ...
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Not a developer - How do I approach database project?

I'm a marketing professional with some experience pertaining to databases (some architecture but mainly querying), coding (HTML, CSS, light python dev many years ago), an understanding of how APIs ...
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How exactly does Salesforce calculate the number of API requests for the last 24 hours?

I've read plenty of Salesforce articles about the rolling 24-hour limit on API calls, but the information provided by Salesforce doesn't match up with what I've seen. For several days, I've had a ...
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I need an API to migrate Data from Eloqua to Salesforce Marketing Cloud [closed]

My company has just decided to move to Salesforce Marketing Cloud from Eloqua. Eloqua currently has very poor migration tools, meaning we are having to build APIs to do this. I will appreciate it if ...
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How to determine in apex if user is connected via salesforce for outlook or on the web?

I have a problem where if i am connected via salesforce for outlook and that i create a task or event, i should be able to detect that the task or event is been created via the connector and not ...
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API Only User Unable to Use SAML Assertion Flow Single Sign-On

I'm having an issue using the SAML Assertion Flow with API Only users (See SAML Assertion Flow https://help.salesforce.com/apex/HTViewHelpDoc?id=remoteaccess_oauth_web_sso_flow.htm&language=en_US ...
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Can Sends be Moved to new Categories (Folders)?

I have a bunch of sends for a project at the root of our account (Tracking > Sends). I'd like to move them all (identified by Send ID) to subfolders. Ideally, this would be done programmatically. Is ...
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Case Queue in API as attribute on Case?

I was wondering if it is possible to retrieve the value that the case is assigned to by using the api similar to how I retrieve other values associated with the case. I am currently using the ...
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OAuth interactions: do they count as API calls?

OAuth token grants and token authorizations are human interactions that take place in the browser. And token refreshes happen to be machine interactions. Do any of the typical OAuth interactions count ...
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Create Salesforce KB article using API

According to https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.knowledge_dev.meta/knowledge_dev/knowledge_API_intro.htm, it is not possible to create a kb article via the REST API. Is that correct?
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Google as OAuth2 Provider to Log In from Mobile Device

I'm trying to login to Salesforce in a Xamarin app through Google in order to get a valid bearer token to interact with my custom Salesforce REST API. It works just fine if I point Xamarin.Auth to ...
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How do I do concurrent updates/lock and update records using C#

As I understand it, I cannot use FOR UPDATE keyword when selecting records via Salesforce SOAP API (wsdl) before I update them. How do I make concurrent updates on a record retrieved via API?
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End Point URL Error in HTTP Class?

I have a 3rd Party Endpoint Url Which I Paste in browser Address bar I can see the XML Data. But the same Endpoint URL , I invoke via Apex Class (Http Call) I will get a Error Message From the System ...
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Exact Target REST API Can't Create Send Definition

I am trying to create a send definition via the Exact Target API. I've been using POSTMAN to test my API calls. When I submit a create send definition call I am getting the following error: { ...
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How do you construct an integration that populates the Application on Login?

We have a lot of custom integrations to Salesforce that use the same user credentials and I would like to be able to tell which is which. I've seen managed packages that declare who they are with a ...
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Scheduling mass delete of pdf Attachments from Account using Data Loader ClI

I was able to upload pdf attachments to account object using Data Loader CLI. I want to delete these attachments daily and upload newest pdf files. Can somebody please suggest how can I schedule mass ...
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How to join click events with campaigns

I am trying to join campaign data with the emails that have been sent to and the open/click unsub type behavior. I found this suggestion, but its a little confusing to me. (link to post) I send ...
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How to embed a salesforce marketing cloud microsite in 3rd party website page?

QUESTION: I have a microsite (web page) with some fields on it that I am submitting / saving in a data extension. With the help of triggered send, I am sending an email to the user that is being added ...
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API User for Online Forms [closed]

If I were to use the REST API to log Cases in Salesforce is there any best practice to follow? Specifically should I set up a User specifically for API submitted requests or should I simply use a ...
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Pushing data from salesforce org to PHP server

Is it possible to publish data from one salesforce to PHP apart from using outbound messages(as it cant send the attachments). I have a requirement where the website built on PHP has to be updated ...
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How to pass accessToken to GET campaigns

I am trying to make a call the the campaigns GET request. https://www.exacttargetapis.com/hub/v1/campaigns?$page=1&$pageSize=2&$orderBy=Name ASC I use the following to get an ...
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Script to authenticate REST request?

Another noobie question. I am trying to authenticate a REST request using Python. I import requests and fire off a command like this: ...
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How to disabe API user session timeout?

I have currently developed a Java API client that connect against the Salesforce instance of my company. Using the following tutorial: ...
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API version changelog

Does such a thing exist? For example, I'm trying to figure out which API version the "40 character limit on pick-lists" was relaxed.
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How to send authenticated REST request with Python

Complete noobie question here. I'm trying to access the REST API for ExactTarget to access Campaign data and open / clicks etc using Python I have installed the FuelSDK and can perform requests such ...
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How to keep Session Id and key after implement ChasitorInit request

I want to integrate an social chat App (WeChat) into Salesforce, I wish this integration can implement an complete chat communication between Live agent and customer such as following: customer send ...
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API Usage Last 7 Days report - Minimum Permission Needed to Run?

I am trying to create a reporting user. One of the reports the user will run is the API Usage Last 7 Days report. I want to minimize the access to as much as possible but it seems the user's profile ...
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Dataloader API limits exceeded

We were loading lots of data in org and suddenly errors like Cannot obtain exclusive rights on records and then API limits exceeded. I did some research and founded salesforce reset its limits every ...
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Salesforce / MC integration with scoped User

We are responsible for maintaining legacy Salesforce code that replicates the Email Send functionality of the Marketing Cloud Connector. It replicates the functionality and extends it to include the ...
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List all attributes of a subscriber list

I am working with the marketing cloud web service API and I am trying to locate a method that returns a list with all attributes of a subscriber list (like: FirstName, LastName, Gender, and so on) ...
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Assignment rule always auto fire with no reason

I got a project which needed to setup an public community as an endpoint to receive JSON messages (URL post method). My community home page got a restful apex class to receive message and process it ...
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Live Chat error message “Session required but was invalid or not found”

I'm trying to develop an apex function to connect my Org with live agent based on Salesforce official guide. Apex function connect with live agent got 2 main step as following: Create a Live Agent ...
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Marketing Cloud API via Apex : persistant 401

I use my id & secret to obtain an access token but now matter what endpoint I try per the Getting Started I still get System.HttpResponse[Status=Unauthorized, StatusCode=401] ... String ...
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How to differentiate Object and Field When both api names are same

How to differentiate object and field having same api name ex: object api name Cold_Fever__c and field api name is also Cold_Fever__c
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Is it possible to initiate a SF action from a third party application?

Is it possible to trigger a previously defined salesforce action (for example Post) from a third party application outside of salesforce? I looked at the REST API and other interface documentation and ...
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Can I use connected apps with API client whitelisting to control users API access on a per app basis?

Looking for the latest information on controlling user API access, as the last post I see is from 2013, where the best advice was essentially to audit the list of connected applications periodically. ...
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How to check used Module or Object name for the Salesforce report?

I have a report which is about Quotes in Salesforce created by one of the user, now I am trying to pull that report data using one of ETL tool talend using SOAP API's. But the issue is report are not ...
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can we update the content of file on google drive

https://developers.google.com/drive/v2/reference/files/update#try-it I am able to change everything except content of file
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Security considerations when enabling user API access

What are the security considerations to take into account when enabling API access? What items are accessible in apex, queries and other places? How about things like custom settings, encryption ...
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Updating the SubscriberKey on the All Subscriber table through the API

I'm trying to update an existing Subscriber in the All Subscriber Table through the API; i've set up the AppId in the App Center and have connected and created Subscribers, but i'm still having issues ...
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Error Updating QuickBook record through salesforce API

As i m trying to update customer object record in quickbook and i am getting following error System.HttpResponse[Status=Internal Server Error, StatusCode=500]. Any help would be appreciated. Getting ...
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How does query() API call count against my daily limit?

My organization is hitting the daily API call limit and -in order to optimize our use of Salesforce- I'm trying to understand how Salesforce counts API calls. The count for REST methods is pretty ...
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Is there any API that allows me to check if a Username is in use?

We are creating our own ISV trial provisioning page and using the SignupRequest API to create trials. I can't seem to figure out a way to check for the availability of a username synchronously. ...
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SOAP API username and password

This might seam like a stupid question but I have run out of options. Upon connecting to the SOAP API with SalesForce, I must provide a username and a password. I tried my credentials from the App ...
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Salesforce OAuth 2.0 JWT Bearer Token Flow with PHP

Anyone can help me with JWT Token Flow returning an error of {"error":"invalid_client","error_description":"invalid client credentials"} Why am I getting this error ? I suspect that I uploaded a ...
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Marketing API - get subscribers | unsubscribers | how to subscribe | unsubscribe

I am new to SalesForce and I am having trouble locating the part of the documentation that refers to subscribing/unsubscribing someone via the API. Could someone, Please, point me into the right ...
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How to determine a list of Opportunity fields by API name that are on the page layout?

How to determine a list of Opportunity fields by API name that are on the page layout? For example for the Opportunity Object: I have created a custom field whose API Name is "My_Custom_Field__c" I ...
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Case Closed Layout REST API

Anyone our there know if there is any way of retrieving the Case Closed Layout details using REST APi at all?! My googling skills are not coming up with any trumps here
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Getting System.CalloutException: despite of DML been excecuted after call out, only in prod not in sandbox

I am getting the following error, and I find it pretty odd as 2 days ago I deployed and it worked fine, and my current deployment doesnt have anything to do with the class that is now failing. To make ...
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Concurrent API Request Limits per org or per user

Are the "Concurrent API Request Limits" per org or per user? A production org allows, at the time of writing, 25 concurrent API requests. How do those limits get counted, organization wide or per ...