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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Mass Delete Tens Of Millions Of Records

I have done my due diligence on this and simply cannot find an answer that does not involve Apex, which is what I'm trying to avoid for various reasons. Does anyone know how to adequately without a ...
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“field mapping is invalid”

The cmd for the Dataloader is telling me the "Field mapping is invalid", even though the sdl file was built in the Apex dataloader tool. I have triple checked the mappings and there's nothing woring ...
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How to import knowledge articles using article import tool?

I need to import knowledge articles using article import tool of salesforce. I am referring this link :- https://ap1.salesforce.com/help/pdfs/en/salesforce_knowledge_import_cheatsheet.pdf but I am ...
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Take a Data backup of an existing custom object with attatchments into a new custom object

I have a custom object which is part of a managed package and is likely to be discontinued. We want to move all the data in that custom object of the managed package to be transferred to a new custom ...
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Is there any way to add public group in a Library using data loader?

How to add Public Groups in a Library using Data loader rather than doing it manually?
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Upserting more than one object via Apex Data Loader

As the title suggests I would like to know whether it is possible to upsert more than one object. Example : Updating Account.Site and Contact.FirstName together in a single apex data loader process. ...
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Apex Data Loader : Strategy for migrating Child records

A fresher question on Salesforce migration via Apex Data Loader : Let us say I need to migrate a contact C whose Account is A. Then in order to build the relationship between C & A I need to set ...
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How to Update blank value in particular field with use of Data Loder?

I want to update field by Blank value where Nick Name = "abcdefg" in Products.
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How do I install Apex Dataloader?

I have downloaded the files from sourceforge and extracted the zip files, but what do I do to install it? I'm on Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 3.
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Migrating Attachments from customized object to Case

How could i migrate all related Attachments and Notes from a custom object to Cases? We had a customized case object which we're trying to migrate, so far we've succesfully migrated all the custom ...
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In which object Article contents stores?

In salesforce, in which object, article content stores. when i am extracting KnowledgeArticleVersion, there is no content. only some fields are there. i have posted both snapshots. please help me, i ...
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How to clear out the field value of picklist field using LexiLoader or Data Loader

I have a large number of records that I need to clear out the piccoloist values of a field for. I have the ID's of the records and I would like to use a Data Loader to clear out the fields based on ...
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Illegal Service Endpoint error from Dataloader.io

I am wondering if anyone uses Dataloader.io which connects to SF instances. If so have you ever received an "Illegal service endpoint" error? This would also be a question directed to anyone who has ...
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How do I bulk add users to Account Teams such that they have Read/Write access to Cases

This would appear to be easy but I have spent hours searching for a process that actually works. I have a group of users that I have already added to the Account Team related list for hundreds of ...
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Problem with trigger when Inserting new records on custom object

I am trying to insert new records into a custom object (production) via apex data loader. When I do so I get an error like ​ ReservationTrigger: execution of AfterInsert caused by: ...
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How to upload attachments exported from salesforce back to salesforce?

I have to export around 25k attachments from salesforce, change parentId and upload back to salesforce. Can this be done using data loader?. I exported data and it gives attachment body as binary ...
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Apex Data Loader problem

I am trying to insert data into a custom object. My MD field with Contacts is Email__c. I want to use the email to identify the contact as is the unique identifier for my custom object. ( like when ...
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Change Parent Account

Have one question, i have more then 10000 Accounts and all of them have configure the parent account.now here i just want to change the Parent account for all of them. I have seen that parent account ...
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Data Loader Scheduling in salesforce

I am new to salesforce i want to know about how to use Data Loader Scheduling in salesforce with example . Please help to understand it Thanks in Advance your help is great appreciate .
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Import CSV into Salesforce (Group Edition) automatically

I'd like to import CSV file into Salesforce automatically, e.g. once a day. I can't use Data Loader (Bulk API), because I don't have the needed edition. Is there any other, simple way?
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Data Cleaning: Removing Opportunities from Contact Activities

A few months ago we were trying to follow best practices and associate some activities of contacts with opportunities. Each opportunity is associated with an account. We had an error when we were ...
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Bulk Data load processing time

When looking at bulk data load processing time at the job detail level there is a https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=monitoring_async_api_jobs_details.htm&language=en_US Time to ...
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how to assign data categories to articles through apex data loader?

I have inserted articles but now i have to assign data category and sub category to it.Article records are upto 200.Manually assigning category is not the feasible way to do. Could anyone suggest me ...
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Can we delete activity history for email messages sent,without deleting the record?

We have a requirement where we want to delete the activity history of the email messages sent. Is there a way to accomplish this without deleting the record itself. Please give insight of the issue ...
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Scheduling sequential Demand Tools operations to import an excel file

I have a requirement which is giving me a bit of trouble. We have an online app which collects survey data, and this data needs to be transferred to Salesforce once a day. The application does not ...
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How can I upload/change user's profile image programatically or via API?

I know, that there is no way to mass-upload these images via dataloader as described here can I upload user's profile image via data loader ...
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Moving Appexchange Data to a NEW enterprise Salesforce. Whats the best backup or export on DataLoader

I know there are multiple options in backing up SFDC data. I am currently using the internal SFDC scheduled export and using DATALOADER to export each records. In Dataloader, do I have have to ...
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Programatically detertime error/success when Importing .csv file from CLI

I am importing data using the Command Line Interpreter tool. I am also getgin the error and success .csv files. But i want a programattic way to determine if the transaction succeeded or failed ...
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What if any are people's experience of Reliability, security and/or overall interaction with Syncfrog?

I'm looking into Syncfrog as a possible app for taking data and migrating it from Google Docs to Salesforce as a measure of updating existing contacts rather than creation. I was going to test it out ...
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Deploy “Rename Tabs and Labels” Object

I have seen a few stories touching on this topic but all I have found so far are for creating packages, not deployment from org to org. My question is simple - is there a way (either through data or ...
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Custom Opportunity force.com platform

I have standard object opportunity and for each opportunity I have attachment.As I am using force.com platform I have created custom object opportunity and moved all opportunity from standard opp to ...
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Bulkd trigger skips some records

I have an object that I upsert using Dataloader, that has a unique external ID but the same ID must be used as a lookup to another object. Sadly, in Dataloader, you cannot assign a value to two ...
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Issues with jitterbit jdbc driver on trial version to support sql queries

Is that possible to use join query in sql for non commercial free trial version. I am trying to write sql query in jitterbit but its not allowing me. Also, I found out one solution that "If you are on ...
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Use comma sign to show precision instead of period sign in Dataloader

I am using Dataloader to upsert some records but my decimals will not load because the values are not valid. The decimal uses a comma sign to separate the whole from the precision (so for example 2,34 ...
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How to make triggers not fire when we use API tools like Data Loader?

I have written and deployed a Contact Trigger in our production environment, and whenever I would have to use Data Loader to mass update contact records, I would always have to go into the code and ...
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Automating Data Loading

I have seen so many posts regarding this topic but none seem to meet the requirements which I would think are fairly common... We have several developer orgs and of course one production org, and we ...
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Will Data Loader for Salesforce 5.x End of life with Cload Data Loader 6.x 4/15/2015?

It was announced Data Loader 6.x will reach End of Life on April 15, 2015 and will cease to communicate with the Harmony Cloud. Causing existing operations to stop running. We have still have jobs ...
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mass create orders in Salesforce with link to opportunities

I'm trying to mass create order objects with some opportunities data. I have no trouble to create those orders with the Dataloader or the developer workbench, but for some reason, the field ...
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Can we load 20 k PDFs in attachment object like we load data using dataloader

Our client has a requirement to load his agreement PDFs & word docs inside salesforce account -> agreement -> notes & attachment. I am looking for fastest solution like Dataloader insert but i ...
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Is it possible to move object in an org with data into a manage package

We have couple of custom objects and we are planning to migrate to manage package. Is it possible to move object to manage package or data migration is the only options. Do we have any tools which can ...
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Salesforce large query conditions: query 20000 contacts by emails and update fields

I have a csv file which has 20000 email addresses in it. I need to update some fields on these contacts. the dataloader is not suitable as I don't have the ID field of these email addresses. query in ...
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Data Loader : the operation has fully completed there were 0 successful inserts and 2 errors

I have problem when I insert file .csv via data loader after mapping I get : the operation has fully completed there were 0 successful inserts and 2 errors I don't know what's the problem exactly. ...
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Cleaning Activities Data

I'm trying to lower the storage usage. I know that the archived Tasks is taking a lot of my storage. I tried to do it several ways but still no success. 1. I used the Data Loader "Export All'. My ...
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Problem with adderror method

Below is the scenario, I have wrote a trigger which on updating the account program status, updates the Opportunity stage name which in turns fire another trigger which clones another another ...
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How to specify the order of columns generated in the excel sheet when exporting from Salesforce using DataLoader?

I want that the exported csv file has a particular format of columns. Eg I want the first Column in the sheet to be "Name' second as "address' and so on..
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How to dummy mass update via Apex Data Loader?

I built a trigger on Object 1 which has a field, field1 which when updated will calculate another field, field2 in same object (had to use trigger for it's complexity). Now my question is that field1 ...
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Unable to insert into a Feed object for a Custom Object

I created a custom object (funding__c). The associated posting object that got created is (funding__feed). I'm using Informatica Cloud to load existing posts into the (funding__feed) object. I get ...
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MS Access To Salesforce

I am trying to automate data load from MS Access to Salesforce, using the command line data loader but unable to. Anybody has done this / is this possible ?
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Trigger causing NullPointerException only through Data Loader

I've developed a trigger to run if an Account owner changes, and based on the profile of who it changes to, update upcoming events titled "Welcome Call" to match the account owner. This runs fine for ...
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Error in Dataloader - execution of AfterUpdate caused by: System.NullPointerException: Attempt to de-reference a null objectTrigger

This issue just started happening this week with no change to our code. We use dataloader regularly to update a field on a custom object. This custom object does have some Apex before and after ...