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

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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 ...
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SFMC authentication, does the offline token work for all accounts?

we need your help if possible. We have been using the offline token successfully to authenticate & refresh our token for our Hub Exchange app. This allows us to access the client's account when ...
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External User Authentication without Communities

My non-profit organization currently uses Salesforce mostly to keep track of all kinds of data about our "customers." However, at the moment all of this data is having to be filled out and updated ...
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Oauth2.0 web server authentication flow using python

I have seen several python implementations of oauth2.0 username-password flow to authenticate to salesforce. There are also several python libraries which offer this flow. But is there a python ...
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how to get username from organization id?

I have a couple of org which I used before and started getting Developer script exception emails every 10 minutes from the schedule I set up. I don't remember what I used to login to this org but know ...
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Salesforce REST API authentication?

I feel like this should be really easy to do, but I can't find anything about it on the web. Is there a way, through either javascript or a java web servlet, to skip the subsequent authentication? We ...
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Difference between login with node.js library

I'm exploring some libraries to connect node.js with SFDC. I've found nforce and jsforce (Have tried only the first, actually). Reading the documentation, for the first one I have to set up a ...
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Using a different Profile between SSO connected orgs

I have a question about multiple connected Salesforce orgs via SSO. Is there a way to change the profile access for a user between multiple connected orgs through SSO? I have a scenario where Org1 is ...
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Connected App OAuth scopes settings have no effect

I have a Connected App in Org A, which is used to let their users log into Community B in Org B. The registration handler works fine, but only the OAuth scopes inside the Connected App are not ...
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user authentication authorization community cloud force.com sites

How does user management (authentication / authorization) work when we expose a visualforce page and apex code including controller etc. to community users using public sites, force.com sites.
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ExactTarget PHP FuelSDK with Sandbox Account: Unable to Auth

I simply cannot seem to get authenticated. I've copied/pasted the ID and secret. No go. Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Unable to validate App Keys(ClientID/ClientSecret) ...
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How does lighting authentication work?

I'm new to Salesforce. But I have quite experience with modern SPA frameworks (angular and mean stack). I'm experimenting a bit with Lighting framework (=aura components). How does the ...
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Force.com Sites, how do I get login credentials for a page

I have created a visualforce page for a force.com site. I want to have authentication using the standard force.com sitelogin visualforce page. What credentials are used to get into the site? I want ...
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How can I post a new lead with a fully back end solution?

I'm completely new to Salesforce, but this seems like a normal usage case but I can't seem to understand how this might work by reading their docs. I have a website that has a form that people can ...
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Issues on integrating with Salesforce Site

Our implementation includes integration from an external server which tries to make a HTTPs request to a Visualforce page hosted on a site in salesforce.This requests includes certain header ...
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canvas auth error in salesforce1 mobile and oauth not providing refresh_token

I extended a Managed Connected App with the "Force.com Canvas" functionality using OAuth 2 authentication. By enabling Canvas we want to integrate our functionality into the SF1 Mobile app in ...
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A connection with the server could not be established

I am creating a connection to salesforce from Delphi. I am able to login to salesforce and get issue details when doing it as an application. After this I created a windows service to do the login . ...
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How do i get SessionID using SingleSignOn enabled account

I have singlesignon enabled account. Using Authentication WSDL we are able to authenticate user now we need our application(C#) to search contact,Open new contact page in salesforce Before ...
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ExactTarget Fuel Authentication error

I am using the FUEL SDK (C#) to make a call to manipulate a DataExtension. I have setup my app, and am using the created clientId & clientSecret. When I create an instance of the ETClient, it ...
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Is it possible to log in as another user using OAuth / MobileSDK?

I see from the following help page that it is possible to login as another user when in the Salesforce Web UI. Salesforce help page: Logging in as another user However I'm developing a mobile app ...
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How can I obtain the community login URL for community build with site.com or community builder?

I have been using some kind of shorthand to bookmark and login to salesforce ,something like below format for normal login https://login.salesforce.com/login.jsp?un=&pw= where un and pw are ...
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how can i implementation 2 factor - authentication? [closed]

i have some question. our company want 2 factor authentication. but i don't know this. I would like to create a two-time staff to authenticate when our team member accessing some object. Is this ...
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Two factor authentication for Community Users

It looks like standard two factor authentication is not available for community users. Does anybody know a work-around for this?
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Possible Username-Password OAuth Authentication Flow security issues?

We have chosen to use "Username-Password OAuth Authentication Flow" over the "Web Server OAuth Authentication Flow" and "User-Agent OAuth Authentication Flow" because we need to login silently, ...
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Has anyone connected Thinktecture Identity Server v3 with Salesforce?

We are upgrading to the latest version and I want to get a sense of what to expect, what to look out for when we try to connect the two. Currently we are doing single sign on to ADFS. I haven't ...
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SOAP-API authentication

I am trying to implement SOAP-API for Java and find that the authentication is 2 step using the REST and then passing the token in the SOAP header. I also downloaded the example from ...
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SOAPAction HTTP header missing in groovy program

I'm trying to do a login and get a session ID back from the SalesForce web service. Here's my code which is written in Java/groovy: def proxy = new Proxy(Proxy.Type.HTTP, new ...
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Total Newbie. Cannot log into my first test app using grant_type=password

I have set up a test application on my developer instance of Salesforce. I have a client_id, client_secret and I have the necessary security token appended to my password. I am trying to authenticate ...
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Salesforce SSO and SimpleSAMLphp - not redirecting to startURL on logon

I am using SimpleSAMLphp as an Idp and Salesforce as the Sp. I have it working so that I can go to the Salesforce login page and use the additional button to logon using SSO, as per step 1 in this ...
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Trigger on Reset Password Action

As of Winter '15 there is the possibility of Login Flows. I followed examples from here and successfully implemented Two-Factor-Auth. Business request Two-Factor-Authentication only to be presented ...
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Checking “Authenticated Website” User Login/Pass from REST API

I am developing a .NET desktop application consuming the REST API with DeveloperForce.Force library. I want to check the username and password of "Authenticated Website" users for authentication. How ...
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Forgot password page on visualforce

I have created a visualforce website which allows Authenticated users to login. I have also created a Forgot Password page which utilises the default ForgotPasswordController to do all the logic ...
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Salesforce certificate authentication for users

Is it possible to use client SSL certificate to authenticate Salesforce user (not the webservice client)? Does it work the same way as for webservice client?
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Logging in the SalesForce with a PhoneGap APP with a Authenticated Website User

I developed a PhoneGap Connected APP that displays SalesForce logged user account details. Accessing as Administrator can access the information I need. accessing as a regular user (Authenticated ...
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We have a requirement to integrate SFDC with community portal (Similar to SalesForce Indentity)

We have a community portal where users to launch utility applications from app drawer on community protal (Similar to games launch in Facebook) These applications in app drawer will not ...
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will temporarily password expired? the 1st password from salesforce

hi we have a 3rd party application integrate with our Salesforce and need the user username & password+security token for the integration i wonder will the temporarily password from salesforce ...
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Visiting the reset password URL after password has been reset

We have a custom branded community set up, this includes branding all 'native' functions such as password reset as well. We accomplished this by enabling Chatter Answers and customizing the Change ...
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simple API authentication

I'm looking for a way to connect to some Force.com API using only password + security token, username and URI in a similar manner SublimeText or realforce explorer do. All approaches I've found so far ...
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Cannot login through https://test.salesforce to the recently refreshed sandbox?

I have deployed mydomain in the production. But after refreshed the sandbox I can't login through https://test.saelsforce.com. And Prevent login from https://test.salesforce.com also unchecked. But I ...
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How to connect to Salesforce REST API without OAuth? How does Jitterbit do it?

So what I read everywhere is that, in order to connect to Salesforce via the API, you'll have to authenticate using OAuth. But this involves creating a Connected App, which is 'cumbersome' for normal ...
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Safari (iPad iOS) makes me log in every time, regardless of settings

Example of the problem: I log into Salesforce via my Safari mobile browser. Once logged in I select the "Home" tab in my org and click "Open in New Tab." Even though I'm opening from an existing, ...
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Error when validating External Data Source for SharePoint Online

I get the following error when trying to validate and sync my newly created External data source for SharePoint Online in Salesforce: "Status An unknown error occurred while accessing Files ...
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Authentication for SOAP requests

According to the documentation (https://code.exacttarget.com/apis-sdks/soap-api/using-the-api-key-to-authenticate-api-calls.html), it says to authentication in SOAP is done by sending the accessToken. ...
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When does it make sense to add a Connected App to a Managed Package?

I think I'm familiar with the difference between a connected app definition and its consumption: As the vendor, my Connected App definition lives by himself in a dev org forever: For the users, in ...
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How can I look up a user via their session id?

I have a custom link in Salesforce that passes the session id of the currently logged in user (over HTTPS). I'd like my application to be able to take the session id and look up the username of that ...
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Can I switch from a Community to Portal without logging in again

I have an existing force.com authenticated site and i am building a community at the moment. I have enabled a profile for both the authenticated site and the community. I can login to both of these ...
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Asynchronous Authentication mechanism fuel api

I am planning to use the c# fuel sdk. I have a question about authentication. We have a application in the marketing cloud which we third part’s will use. So my question on authentication is as ...
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SiteAuth UserAgent Test Class Creation

I'm new in creating SiteAuth userAgent test class creation. public SiteAuthControl() { if(!Test.isRunningTest()) { string userAgent = ...