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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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 ...
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unable to upload a csv file without converting into utf8 format

unable to upload a csv file without converting into utf8 format. I am unable to upload a csv file directly can any one help me out.
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Tool to migrate field dependencies

Currently we have several controlling picklist fields that have 300-400 dependent fields under them. We are doing the field dependency matrix manually in the UI. Is there any tool that can be used to ...
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Finding & Evaluating Salesforce Backup & Recovery Service Providers

Realize that anything a third-party Salesforce backup & recovery service is able to do in theory I am able to do, but short-term, I am more focused on deploying Salesforce, than recovering it. ...
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Data Loader is skipping records during migration

I uploaded a batch of 10,000+ Accounts. Out of the Load file, let's say I have a record by the name Acme. Acme has apparently been successfully uploaded according to the Success Log (which also has ...
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Can we use Case Comment(internal comments) field while uploading case using data loader

I'm trying to upload close cases using data loader.while mapping fields i can't see case comment(internal comment) field.i have checked field level security & field level visibility its fine.but ...
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Apex data loader installation

After install Apex data loader 29.0 in my notebook(windows 7), I can not find Data Loader icon on desktop, or Start -> All Programs -> salesforce.com. Could someone help on this issue? Thanks.
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In dataloader.io, how can I save my field mapping settings with different files (same column headers)?

I'm using dataloader.io to import a large number of records (60K+) into a custom object with a large set of fields. I'm testing using a small file first (10 rows), but I plan to do a large import ...
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where can I find the most recent version release notes of Salesforce Data Loader

I know I can download the Salesforce Data Loader directly from within Salesforce, however, how can I find out what version it is without downloading and installing it? Also, where can I find the ...
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Is there a simple way to generate a create table script from a salesforce class?

I am looking for a way to synchronize Salesforce data with a local database. At the moment I just want a pain free way of downloading the data. I've been playing around with importing CSVs from the ...
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Error while using Command line interface for Apex Dataloader 29.0

While running encrypt .bat -g test on the command prompt. I am getting following error : 2014-03-20 19:55:51,549 INFO [main] security.EncryptionUtil main (EncryptionUti l.java:289) - Invalid option ...
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Command line data loading on Mac OS X

I've been using Lexiloader on Mac OS X as a drop-in replacement for the windows-only Apex Data Loader, but it doesn't seem to include the process command that provides command line support in ADL. Is ...
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Polymorphic ID does not accept external ID, or does it?

Requirement: Via APEX dataloader upload attachments (standard object) and link it via ParentId to a custom object's record. This works easily when the SFDC ID is provided for the polymorphic ParentId ...
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How to export data with tab delimiters using Apex Data Loader?

The internet vaguely says that this is possible. I need this feature to export translation values from a custom object and then import this back into Salesforce using translation workbench. ...
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Data loader missing field, but data is present

I exported an Account from one sandbox with the intention of inserting it into another (i.e. I am copying data between orgs). This is a simple CSV file with two lines: the first has the field names ...
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State and Country Picklist Causing Issues with Import

I'm tried to import Accounts into an instance with Country Picklists enabled and running into issues. If the country of the record is not the country set as Default in SFDC State and Country Picklist ...
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Need to export attachments from Salesforce using a soql query and reload them to a different custom object

We would like to move attachments for some Accounts to a different custom object. However since parentid is a readonly field , i cannot change the parentid and reassociate the attachments. So I was ...