The Salesforce Data Loader is a software application that can be used to insert, update, or delete Salesforce records from a CSV or export Salesforce records to a CSV.

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Reliable way to import thousands of attachments to Salesforce?

I need to migrate 5GB of attachments to Salesforce. I've created the mapping file and have been able to successfully upload some files using Data Loader (Lexi Loader). I'm currently running into the ...
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Extracting Formula field in Data Loader Command Line Interface (CLI)

Need help. Can formula field be used in Command Line Interface ? I have a requirment to automate the extraction process.And i have created few formula fields as per the requirment.but i keep getting ...
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Design Query for implementing high volume periodic imports

We plan to implement periodic bulk import of records into our Salesforce. If implemented, then we would be importing around 2-2.5 Million Records into a custom object per day. Since this is a ...
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Cannot find Accounts table when using jitterbit data loader

I am using Jitterbit cloud data loader to sync a local MySQL database with my salesforce Objects. While most of the objects can be found, I am facing following issue. I would be grateful if i can be ...
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Using Dataloader.jar in Unix environment ? Is it possible to run with command line and shell scripting

I know, it's has been asked already . Unfortunately , it's not clear to me and i don't know how updated it is. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4303024/apex-data-loader-in-linux-environment Can I ...
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Dataloader Export CSV Issues: how to remove quotes & add empty column

In a requirement , I have to extract the file in .csv and copy it over to a FTP location. I am doing it with command line dataloader and facing following issue related to it. 1) They are asking to ...
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Data Loader - Automated way to import data with parameters from Command Line

Can we automate the process of a data import operation with the following conditions ? -> The .csv file containing the data to be imported is present in the particular folder. -> The custom object ...
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How to Import data into SQL Server using Data Loader

How to integrate SQL Server and import data into a SQL Server database table directly from Salesforce using the Data Loader. Can anyone provide me steps to solve this.. Thanks,
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Can we export TAB delimited file from Salesforce [duplicate]

I have a requirement to export the tab delimited file from SFDC. Can we do it apex dataloader. I believe, there is no way to do it ? let me know if there is a workaround. has anyone used some good ...
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How to do move Pricebook and Products from sandbox to production

As the title suggusts, I have created a pricebook with a list of products and their prices in my sandbox, I would like to know how I can export this data into my production instance.
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Are static variables reset per batch during bulk DML operation? (Executing triggers for field updates)

A while back I had a trigger issue where I needed a trigger operation to execute exclusively on the second update or an update after an insert. So I had some code like this: Trigger Handler Class ...
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How can I update the MobilePhone field with the Data Loader?

I'm trying to run a mass update of a group of leads to include data for mobile phone numbers, but the MobilePhone field seems to be missing as an option in the DataLoader mapping setup. (Someone ...
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Error using ExternalID to reference Opportunity when loading Quote via DataLoader commandline

I am getting an error that states "Required fields are missing: [OpportunityId]" when I try to upsert some Quote records via the DataLoader command line (part of a nightly data load process). The ...
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Is it possible to use SSO with Dataloader?

I'm trying to determine what SSO scenarios are supported with Dataloader via both the GUI and the CLI. GUI (Graphical User Interface) Does Dataloader GUI work with SAML? Does Dataloader GUI work ...
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Migrate history data from one org to another

We have a migration project from one salesforce org to a new salesforce org. We have migrated all the configuration and data. Now the client wants to know whether the history data (accountHistory, ...
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Error while using Command line interface

While running encrypt.bat -e "C:\temp\key.txt" I am getting the error below : 014-09-10 15:31:06,811 INFO [main] security.EncryptionUtil main (EncryptionUti l.java:289) - Invalid option ...
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How to preserve relationships upon data import?

I've set up lookup and master-detail relationships between objects in Salesforce, and I have SQL-exported CSVs of legacy data which mirror these relationships. How do I preserve the existing ...
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Date time zone incorrect

I am configured as (GMT-05:00) Central Daylight Time (America/Chicago) Time zone in salesforce.. I am trying to export case history and all the date fields are exported in GMT. Where as when I create ...
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how do we load huge attachments to salesforce content

i am looking to load multiple huge video files (100MB x 10) in separate files into the content object in salesforce. I intend to load the files into a particular library which is already existing. ...
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Can Apex data loader be installed in Windows server 2012

Will data loader work in windows server 2012
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Copy Opportunities with LineItems with TalenD

One way to solve the datamigration challenge in Salesforce seems to be the usage of ETL-Tools. Looking around for a free and powerful approach, I found here at SFSE some recommendations of TalenD - It ...
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Datamigration Salesforce to Salesforce with TalenD - Best Practice for Self-Referreces

Assuming metadata is already identical, the data-transfer of complex models can still take hours or even days of manual work. Fortunately there are free tools like TalenD which can help to automate ...
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how to execute Territory Assignment Rules when update or insert Accounts from Data Loader

I need to assign Accounts in different Territories based on the criteria rule when inserting or updating Accounts from Data Loader. In Data Loader we have to provide the assignment rule Id to ...
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Field Mapping doesn't create all fields in CSV export

This is my SOQL query: SELECT Count(Id), Category__c FROM Case WHERE CreatedDate = THIS_MONTH GROUP BY ROLLUP (Category__c) ORDER BY Category__c DESC It works fine when using the DataLoader GUI, ...
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how to change the case creator

I want to be able to change the case creator (I have a workflow rule that fires an email when the case goes to "waiting on update" and sometimes the case creator needs to be updated to prevent the ...
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List of Items we cannot migrate with Data Loader

I have to migrate whole Full Copy Sandbox org to my new Production that includes the following majorly: All Standard/Custom object records. All Note & Attachments part. All Libraries & ...
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C# Api compare to ApexDataloader

I am trying to load table from salesforce into excel cvs, for that used, I tested the ApexDataLoader and found out that to load whole lead table for my organization take around 4~5 min, and have ...
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“FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION:Week: invalid date: Fri Jun 29 00:00:00 GMT 14 Error fields: Week__c ” [duplicate]

I am getting below error when I am trying to insert records using data loader.I see file contains Week__c column with value as 6/29/14 and Week__c is Date field in the custom object.What may be the ...
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Conga template with apex trigger

Hi I am new to apex code and I need to create a trigger that fires off a call to appextremes.com/apps/Conga/PM.aspx when I tick a check box on a custom object. I am looking to update the checkbox via ...
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Error While Uploading Data Via Dataloader :Too many retries of batch save in the presence of Apex triggers with failures:

I am Getting this Error While Uploading Data by Dataloader. Too many retries of batch save in the presence of Apex triggers with failures: when triggers are present partial save requires that some ...
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Upsert externalIDField

I am trying to run an upsert from a batch script. I can't seem to track down any documentation on the actual mapping file when using an external id from a .csv file. How do I tell my upsert which ...
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Jitterbit time format issue

I am using Jitter bit to load the data into SFDC. I have the separate fields for date(Field1) and time(Field2) in my text file. I have the upsert query and I did the mapping for salesforce like this, ...
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Does Upsert alway change the last modified date of the record?

If I run an upsert on a theoretical 100 records, all of which already exist in Salesforce, but only 4 of which have changed field values, will the last modified date for every record be set to the ...
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How to send a mail to a person after inserting data from data loader command line interface suceeds

I am using data loader command line to insert data into salesforce and scheduled for everyday using windows svheduler. I want to send a mail to a specific mail id whether this job succeeds/fails. ...
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Order of records in data load

I have a use case where I need to insert data in salesforce which is being exported from an external system. This data is split over multiple rows, and I need to get those multiple rows into the ...
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How can I include SFDC object AND date-time stamp in process.outputSuccess for DataLoader?

When using the DataLoader, the default format for the process.outputSuccess file is success041214124151388.csv, ie the string 'success' plus a date-time stamp. How can I include the SFDC object (or ...
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Billing Country populated during Data Migration when source was blank

I have migrated a sample account with only 2 fields account name and billing street. However upon migration the country value is populated as united states. I have used data loader and the allow null ...
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UNABLE_TO_LOCK_ROW, unable to obtain exclusive access to this record failing on bulk insert

Following trigger creates a child records on insert of parent record.It checks for number of years field on parent and creates child records based on number of years.It also does check for grantor ...
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review code in managed package (NPSP) apex triggers?

I'm getting an error on inserting Opportunities using the Data Loader: an apex trigger on opportunity insert is trying to dereference a null pointer. In trying to find a solution to this problem, I'd ...
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Migrating SugarCRM to Salesforce

We have a hosted SugarCRM V 6.3.3 with a MS SQL server backend and wanted to migrate data from it to Salesforce. No one in the organization is really familiar with inner workings of Sugar. Is there ...
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Empty column error in Dataloader

I am trying to load Content with Dataloader. When I go to load the file, I get an error that says: I hit Yes and it says: I then click OK and nothing happens. It just sits on the screen it was ...
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Want to Populate all fields of a custom object which is having a lookup relation to another custom object [closed]

Currently, i am building a relationship between several objects so that from one object i can populate all relevant information. These relationships are populated through custom report type. So, ...
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Data Loader - Custom Settings Import

I am trying to import data into custom settings via data loader. I am getting an error during insert operation stating "Required fields are missing: [Name] " If it is a custom object I can set ...
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Import users to Salesforce

I am using the Data Loader to import a bunch of test users to Salesforce. I have signed up for a Free Salesforce account and also created a Developer Sandbox. When I try importing users, I get this ...
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Invalid record type error with Dataloader

I am getting an 'invalid record type' error when trying to update a record type for some contacts. Currently, the contacts are of a a contact record type created by an installed package. We are ...
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Transferring Data from Salesforce to other Tool

Is there any way I can transfer my data from Salesforce to other tool(like ALM). I know that Dataloader can be used, but My problem is mainly with the documents(word,ppt,images etc.) associated with ...
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Excel Connector, “An internal server error has occurred while processing your request”, and ID column

I consider myself an expert with Excel Connector. Therefore, I'm perplexed why I cannot figure this out. I think it's a known issue that I'm just not finding posted anywhere. I literally have over ...
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Deleting PriceBookEntry results in errors

I'm trying to use the Data Loader to delete PriceBookEntry records. However, I end up getting an error for all of them. The weird thing is that the Error message is the same as the contents of the ...
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How do I insert a customer purchase history when uploading data?

We are a small ecommerce business that works in the B2C model. I am in charge of setting up Salesforce for us and I need to upload all of our customers names, addresses, other information and most ...
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Migrate custom field in Activity object

I've added a custom field to the Activities object which I'm trying to migrate data into using the Data Loader on the Event sub-object. However, when I'm creating the map for loading, I do not see my ...