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Pushing data from MSSQL into Salesforce

Are there any best practices or recommendations for syncing licence data from our MSSQL database to Salesforce custom objects which are child objects of Accounts? As a SaaS app, customers can sign up ...
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25 million records - Multiple Objects and Growing

I need to load 25 million records in Salesforce for a new project. The questions that I have are It is a custom portal development, so is it good to store so much amount of data in Salesforce or we ...
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Licences & Limits not available under Data.com Administration

Limits,Prospector Users,Prospector Preferences & Field Mapping are not available under Data.com administration in my prod org. I found these in all other sandboxes and my Dev org too. Anything ...
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Write to an autonumber field or not require entry of text name/id field

So I had a Name field with text and had populated it with Account Names. Upon converting back to an autonumber, all of the existing data had stayed the same and all new records received the ...
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Why Are Data Silos Important in Unit Tests?

I have a lot of strong opinions about this issue, but had a hard time finding official documents today to back up my position. A lot of times we say it is bad practice to use seeAllData=true, but we ...
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How to prepare a dynamic SOQL in Talend?

I want to setup a ETL job in Talend to query intersection of data between two salesforce prod environments. And here is what I want to do: Query list of accounts from one salesforce org. Take a ...
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View object fields and data

Is there a tool that allows you to view all the fields and the data in them on a record? I have a custom object with say 40 or 50 fields. I'd like to just view the record as you would if you browse a ...
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Is there a way to bulk add data to salesforce [closed]

I am trying to fill a bunch of fields with different text data but wanted to know if there is an easier way instead of going from one object to the other.
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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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Mass update Contacts with associated Account information

For organizational purposes, we categorize each account (mid-market, enterprise, agency, etc). We've only had this information at the account level, but recently we've found it necessary to add this ...
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Search for particular data in tickets and export that data to a server location [closed]

I am wanting to search salesforce tickets for particular data like phone numbers in ticket notes. I want to export this list of phone number to a network location (a server). Ideally, the list of ...
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Data from dataflow is not showing in datasets

Even though my data flow is successfully updated and shows by a green box and a tick mark. I am unable to see that file in the datasets. I have tried refreshing as well. What am I missing here?
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Proper way to implement Junction Object from SQL tables

I was trying to compile a list of VisualForce components (but this could be any data really) and their attributes and put them in an Salesforce custom object. So I did this in a way that was geared ...
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Empty Key/ Random string on export?

quick question- So I'm doing a data migration right now, and I just did an export of the Task object. Most of the Task's are related to the Account object, but in the CSV file that I exported, the ...
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CLI Data loader export with dynamic file name

I would like to export the account data periodically using CLI data loader and generate the export file names dynamically with export time stamps.Eg:- If i am running the export @28-Mar-2016 , file ...
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Corpus Analysis for Salesforce?

I am asking this question here instead of Stack Overflow because I believe it has relevance to other Salesforce developers. If I am mistaken and this post starts racking up close votes, I will move it ...
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sending email notification on the failure of DML operation through DataLoader

How could we send an email notification on failure of any of the DML operation,while doing it through dataloader? Replies are most welcome The requirement is to automate the process of upsertion of ...
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Add field to active SFMC Data extension

Can you add additional fields to an active Data extension? These data extensions are currently being used to populate Active Journeys so I was not sure if I could add additional fields to the DE. ...
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i will fetch data from sql server using visual studio and i have to make that data push to salesforce

The data stored in data base as a.csv file,that data move to visualstudio . How to fetch data from Visual studio to salesforce. please help me on this
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profile object permissions for a detail record

When readng through trailhead salesforce I came across a line which I am unable to digest. The line says - "You can’t set profile object permissions for a detail record". What does this mean? In my ...
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Any way to correctly escape quotes in a data extract activity?

We're currently using a combination of Data Extensions, Data Extracts, and File Transfer activities to pull data out of Marketing Cloud and import these files into our own internal data warehouse. ...
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Data Loader and after update triggers running twice

I have a scenario. I am updating some Opportunity records through Data loader which causes after update trigger to run twice and cause issues. It shows that some WF Field update runs again and then ...
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How can I clear all data from data extension using Java fuel sdk API

PerformRequestMsg performRequestMsg = new PerformRequestMsg(); performRequestMsg.setAction("ClearData"); PerformRequestMsg.Definitions definitions = new PerformRequestMsg.Definitions(); ...
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Hide standard field and copy data in the new recreated custom field

I have a standard field called currency but I need to change its data type from picklist to multi-select picklist. The problem is that it is not possible to change the data type of standard fields ...
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How to delete an object in the lightning controller

So I have managed to get the object I want to delete through my method, however I am not sure how I would go about deleting it - I have spent the last thirty minutes going through the documentation ...
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Sample data for Developer Org

as I ran out of space, i've deleted the sample data (accounts and opportunities) from my developer org. Nom I'm trying to go though the trailhead modules, I realize I need the original data provided ...
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Updating Fields with Data Loader

If I upload a field (from a CSV file) using the update record pathway through the data loader and the field value is empty, by default does SDFC not overwrite the cell? Does it only update if the ...
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Using Test.loadData() for many level self-relationship data

I use loadData method very often in my test methods for custom settings and objects where lookup fields are not necessary for my case. Now, I ran into a situation where I need to create hundreds of ...
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To get a postData on apex page controller through custom url without reordering sequence of parameters

I have implemented a code to get a post body data which has been sent through x-www-form-urlencoded header on custom URL. I have used ApexPages.currentPage().getParameters(); but it returns a ...
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Scheduled data import in Salesforce from a folder/database

My current customer is working on a differen CRM and they upload data in the CRM on daily basis (though an automated scheduled job). To achieve this, there is a middleware in place that exports and ...
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Duplicate Rule across objects

I have created a duplicate rule on Contact object and comparing records with the Account object. I had selected the matching rule as Standard Account matching rule. Action on Create & Edit: Allow ...
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Data inaccuracy problem with lookup and deleted/unavailable record.

I am facing strange problem. We have look on Product object which refers to product group. When we query or view product we can see the ID of product group but not name as it happens in case of normal ...
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Data Loader ( Heap size error )

When trying to make a simple update conversion for a picklist, im getting heap size error. i'm ussing batch size = 1, and 13 rows only, wath could make it happen? Thanks. ID ERROR ...
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Not able to delete old record types Undo

We are in the process of upgrading new changes to our Salesforce org. For this we are mapping some old record types to the new ones and are using data loader for the same. When we run a report on ...
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Salesforce - Access Tax Exemption Certificates stored in Salesforce

Can anyone provide some insight on how to access tax exception certificates that are stored in Salesforce? Is there a way to obtain a certificate a customer has uploaded? Is there a way to extract ...
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How to use matching rules to analyse duplicate accounts?

We want to analyse all our existing Accounts data for duplicates using standard SalesForce features. Assuming the standard duplicate checks (with matching rules) only works when accounts are created ...
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What is the fastest way to update a field on thousands of records?

I need to create a new checkbox field on an SObject, and I would like the original value to be true. Setting the default value of the field to true only applies to new records. What is the fastest ...
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comma seperated field to apex list items

I Have a text field wich contains data like 123, 234, 345, 456, 567. I now want to put this data in a list. It needs some sort of loop that gets the first 3 digits on the left side of the comma. I ...
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Linking a Custom Object to an Account based on a Custom Field

Question: There does not appear to be an option for identifying the specific field of the lookup object when I create the lookup. I need the lookup so that when I import the data, that field will ...
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how to create a new list from other list with filter Product_Type__c

I have a list of records which has a custom field as Product_Type__c.I want to make a new list with similar field type (Product_Type__c ) in one list.I have below list.I dont know how to filter such ...
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How to pass dynamic information to salesforce on click online chat button?

I am working on salesforce live agent chat. Our requirement is when click on online chat button then dynamically information will pass to salesforce either using addCustomDetail or any other methods. ...
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Parsing Binary Data into Multiple Variables

I would like to parse a binary block of data into the component parts. In C/C++, I could easily copy the block to memory, and address it using a struct, and then the fields would be populated based ...
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Fire Automation each time data come into DE

My goal: Send a mail to a contact who get added in a data extension. As far as i understand Journey builder(JB) cant do this automaticly, you need to use Automation studio to fire an event to the JB, ...
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Accessing salesforce data from a VS console app

Ok I have a really basic question. I'm am still very confused trying to use this platform. So I'm asking those types of questions that would not be well received on Stack Overflow. I want to become a ...
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Data Loader Download Not Working on Mac

I have exported a list of accounts with account owners and other info from Production and have reassigned accounts to new owners in excel. I would like to now use the Data Loader to push these ...
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Many ajax requests or load data one time in browser?

I am interested in the best practice for an autocomplete service I am working on. Is the best practice to make many ajax requests or to load data one time when the page loads? The data consists of ...
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I have a Salesforce Developer account. How do I enable sample data (contacts, accounts, organizations, opportunities, etc.)?

Rather than entering dummy data into my developer account, I read in another post, that you can use sample data that is already built into Dev accounts, but I don't know how to turn it on. Any help ...
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How to align existing contact owners with account owners

I have a large instance that has around 2000 accounts, there are also a huge number of contacts. I have been asked to run something that will reassign all the existing contact owners to match with ...
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Return different data type using only one method

Good day everyone, I am just wondering if it is possible to make an apex method wherein you can return different kind of data type like Integer,String,Double and etc. Please help. Thank you...
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Can I export 8000+ contacts reports at once or should I use data export.io?

Can I export 8000+ contacts from reports at once or should I use dataloader.io?