Relating to the mechanisms for user authentication and verification. There are many potential approaches to authentication on the salesforce platform.

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Private and public Knowledge Base

We want to develop two knowledge bases hosted on force.com sites. One will be the public one (authenticated within our private web domain) and the private one that should be accessible only by ...
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Implementing the self-authorization flow of signed request authentication for a canvas app

I'm working on a canvas app which will allow an existing web app to be viewed through canvas. I have the app working with Signed Request authentication, which works fine when permitted users is set ...
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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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When to use username & password flow to obtain a token

One of ways to get an access_token to use with SFDC Rest Api is to use the Username and password flow, where you use both of these to get an access_token. Its documented here: ...
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Where can i find the header information in a webservice callout request?

we are integrating Salesforce and SAP systems. For that we are making a callout to SAP with username and password in the header. When i checked the debug log the callout_request entry contains an xml ...
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Google Authentication for existing (partner) community users

I'm wondering if I can use Google authentication for existing users. I think of having partner users who get their salesforce login data in a first step and later can choose to use their google ...
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session id or oath token, they not interchangeable?

Very new to Salesforce development. I used a connect app to get Oauth security token in a plugin. I am trying to call an Adobe Salesforce web service that needs a session ID. When I run my plugin I ...
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Oauth call to webservice

I am trying to call this web service via a wordpress plugin: https://na25.salesforce.com/services/apexrest/echosign_dev1/template/load/a1t31500002HmjV?email=VAR Adobe said I need to have a valid ...
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Unable to validate app keys on php server

I'm getting this error when trying to authenticate ETclient a server. [Tue Mar 08 10:34:28.541573 2016] [proxy_fcgi:error] [pid 30750:tid 140334382126848] [client 10.20.30.224:62617] AH01071: Got ...
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Constructing SOAP Security Header for wsse:UserToken

I'm trying to callout from Apex to an Address Validation webservice that requires a SOAP <Security> header to be set. But I can't seem to get it right. From the WSDL: <s0:Policy ...
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Android SDK - Remote start page without requiring shouldAuthenticate?

I'm running into an issue with configuring the Salesforce SDK for Android. We have a Force.com site that does not require logging in to access (Guest User can open the Visualforce page). I'm trying ...
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Log in to Salesforce Chrome Extension

I have built an app for the app exchange and have been looking into a way that users can log into their instance of Salesforce via a Chrome extension of some sort. I am a little new to logging into ...
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Enterprise Edition Force.com Site: How to use custom objects and logic to authenticate Guest Site Users without paying license costs for them?

Someone with Enterprise Edition and a public-facing Force.com Site recently asked How would a developer use custom objects and logic to authenticate Guest Site Users without paying license costs for ...
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Query Custom Setting from any Salesforce Org using UserName and Password

The question can also be viewed as: how to obtain sessionID without oAuth? Since, here we would need to query from any Salesforce org using Username and password, we can not use oAuth(which would ...
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How do I setup Salesforce to receive an 'Auth Callback Request'

I'm just getting started with API's and authentication. I'm probably just not translating this requirement/wording to common authentication knowledge. I don't know if there is something out of the ...
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Custom Domains in web authentication flow

I'm running into authentication issues with users who are attempting to sign into Salesforce on our product using a custom domain (Oauth user-agent flow). From the Salesforce web signin page, the ...
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Facebook as Auth Provider - no username or email passed in Auth.Data

I've been trying to setup auth provider login with facebook. I've followed the instructions online, have generated an authentication handler and customised. However when I try logging in (through ...
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[API][CORS] Not able to use API despite domain being whitelisted

I'm new to Salesforce, but before asking I've been through docs and can't find a way around it. I have a Salesforce Developer Edition where I have a user with API privileges, connected app added and ...
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Facebook OAuth XML Response doesn't return required fields

I am trying to create Facebook OAuth provider in salesforce. I have created Facebook App and given appid and app secret. But in the Test-Only Initialization URL when I am trying to login using my ...
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Misbehaving Rest API in production for inbound calls leveraging oauth2 — receiving 403

I have a client that is having problems accessing custom SF Rest API. Login is successful using oauth2 token (services/oauth2/token) with grant_type = password. Attempt to access custom REST API ...
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Salesforce Oauth on client side

I am trying to authenticate a client in my SPA via Salesforce Oauth all on the client side. Currently, I have been trying to implement the user agent flow and have been receiving many errors such as: ...
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JWT Oauth flow Confusion

I am having trouble getting the hang of the JWT Oauth flow and how it exactly works. Is a user supposed to enter their username on your website, which you then generate the JWT on your server and then ...
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getAccessToken is returning null when using Microsoft Access Control Source

I have set up OAuth with Sharepoint by following a Salesforce tutorial. When I go to the Test-Only Initialization URL, I am successfully directed through the OAuth process and end up at the Callback ...
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Python script unable to validate App Keys with Fuel SDK

I am trying to run a basic Python script to search for a subscriber but it is failing to authenticate. I've set up Python (successfully ran a Hello World script), installed FuelSDK, created a ...
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X.509 based authentication for Apex REST class on Force.com site

I'm trying to implement X.509 based authentication for an Apex REST service (an Apex REST class with a post method), which is exposed via a Force.com site. I have the public certificate from the ...
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Attempting to use jQuery to POST to an external server from a Lightning Component

I'm a new dev so feel free to scrutinize everything I post because I need to learn. So I have a component and am utilizing a helper to send some data to one of our company's external sites using ...
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Apex to call external API and adding security token

So here is an object what I am trying to accomplish. If there is any updates on the account, do an API call. This call will grab account information and pushed out to external database(my own ...
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received the code but not able to get access token in Salesforce using angular js

I am a beginner in angular js and Salesforce. I am trying to build an application which implements the give link step by step. ...
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OpenID Connect with custom IdP: AuthorizationError: No_Oauth_Token/Empty Response

Sorry for kicking this dead horse, I've seen this question asked before. The problem is that answers to it are of no use, it has nothing to do with the fact that it's a "localhost", until parties can ...
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Forceios App not loging out the community app

I tried to create a Salesforce community remote hybrid app using the forceios. I have set all the configuration for the same. I am now able to login to the app. But when I hit logout and exit the app; ...
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API Authentication - Where should I begin?

I am integrating an external program called Checkfront into our Salesforce. I will be authenticating the program using OAuth2. Where should I begin in terms of authorizing the program, and logging ...
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Do SOAP API session IDs depend on the IP address of the request?

If I login using a SOAP API I get a session ID, is it possible to use this session ID with other IP address without authentication? Does the sessionID depends on the IP address?
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Rest API GET and POST

I have a general question regarding REST API (either JSON or XML) that I am trying to figure out before I go knee deep. Let's say I save a lead and send a webservices call to an external system that ...
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Alternative to Communities ? [closed]

I am working on implementing sites with occasional authenticated pages. I know this is now possible with the communities, however, some of our costumers may not be up to it, due to the need of ...
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OAuth Password Authentication for curl

I've seen this question on here numerous times, but none of the solutions I've found have helped. I'm trying to authenticate via curl. I set up a connected App, and retrieved the Client Id and ...
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Integrating Salesforce CRM to Exact Target

I Have a requirement to call Soap API of Exact target via a callout from my Salesforce CRM Apex class. I am using the WSDL2APex approach and i'm able to successfully make the call to exact target and ...
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REST API Authentication Options for backend service

I'm reading the force.com REST API guide, specifically, the area around authentication. https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.api_rest.meta/api_rest/intro_understanding_authentication.htm ...
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Getting Same access token for multiple login request for the same user

I have written code for authenticating with Salesforce. I am using Grant_type=Password. I am using some userName like "ABC" and password like "XYZ". I am making multiple request login with same ...
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Is redirection to user from 3rd party web app to salesforce dashboard is possible and how?

I created a login form at my domain xyz.com, now user enters salesforce username and password on form residing at my xyz.com, if credentials correct redirect user to salesforce dashboard otherwise ...
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how to renew salesforce CA signed certificate

We have existing web service client on salesforce to call out third party web service with CA signed saleforce certificate. When this certificate is expired, how to renew it from saleforce ...
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Sms Based Authentication

I enabled sms based authentication.Then it works in first time when i signed in.But then it never requires second step for my computer again. It adds the computer in trusted list.How can i ...
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Java issue on command line data import using data loader

I am running date import using command line batch file on daily basis for last 3 years without any problem. This morning I get this error Caused by: ...
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SOAP API: <faultcode>UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION</faultcode>

I'm trying to authenticate via the SOAP API. I ported my code form a python script that worked perfectly. When I try to implement in JS (Google App Script specifically), I get an "Unknown Server ...
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Can you log out a user from multiple domains ? (expire all sessions)

Our customer portal is available in multiple languages, all of them have their own domain and allow the user to switch languages. Currently, when a user logs out, we take the user to ...
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Why i am getting client certificate error?

I tried to open URL with mutual authentication for 8443 but I am getting client certificate error.I need to clarify why this happening, Can any one tell me what is the issue. PFA..
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MobileSDK Native iOS - Check if user is admin or not

I'm working on a native iOS app using the MobileSDK. My app defers the login, that is, it does not occur right at the beginning of the app. From the home screen, users can tap either an "Employee" or ...
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Authentication between Salesforce and another website

i have a question regarding mutual authentication between Salesforce and another website. My client currently using Salesforce Communities for its customers. He also has a website for different ...
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Why does sf's internal IdP reject attempts to perform service-provider-initiated connected app authentication

I am trying to integrate the SAML 2.0 infrastructure on my web app with the internal identity provider built in to Salesforce. I am having no problems with IdP-initiated authentication. That is, if I ...
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Salesforce Notification through reverse proxy

I am an integration developer working with a Salesforce.com developer. He is using the Notification functionality 'push' a message using SOAP to our integration platform when an object changes. ...
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Accessing Named Credentials' data in apex

Is there a way of accessing the data (exact fields) stored in Spring 15' Named Credentials from apex? For example the username, password and endpoint link fields? And I don't mean for the callout, but ...