ISV (Independent Software Vendor) partners are those who build applications for the Salesforce ecosystem rather than simply providing consulting services or one off solutions.

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what is latest LMA version?

What is the latest LMA version? Salesforce customer support says - LMA 1.19 is the latest version. I read some of the documents which says about the LMA 2.0. following is the response from Salesforce ...
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vf page redirect

Their is a Configure button for our Managed package. Created a custom link on Home >Custom Link > To open the page in the same window with sidebar. now I am trying to redirect to the previous page ...
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Salesforce PostInstallation code

In my PostInstallation code I need to access the Salesforce organization id, organization name. In salesforce documentation I read that it is a special user which has all the permissions to run this ...
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In The Planning Stages of an OEM License, Have a Few Questions

My App will have two major business functions (BF 1, BF 2), each supporting different departments within a customer. Customer A may want to license BF 1 Only Customer B may license BF 2 Only Customer ...
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How can different apps in SalesForce communicate with eachother? API? REST?

We have a customer which installed our app and another company's app. Both apps are (ISV) SalesForce apps. The customer asked that we will do some integration between our apps, and I wonder what is ...
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State of the Art to leverage Permission (Set)s in ISV applications

Now that we have Permission Sets and Custom Permissions in Salesforce ISVs could package fine-grained permission structures with their applications. As always with great power comes great ...
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ISV: add process to managed package for GE/PE

Is it possible to add processes to a managed package (passed sec-review, aloha-app) and still install it to Group/Professional Editions? I know, that the feature is only available at EE/PXE/UE, but ...
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Org diffrent in Environment Hub

I have Enterprise Edition Org with salesforce ISV partner. In this Org Environment Hub is enabled. Please different in Org Type. Development  Partner Developer Test/Demo  Standard Edition ...
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How to find (Apex, SOQL, Metadata API) packaged removed components in customer org

Most of the components that ISVs can remove/delete from their managed packages still exist in customer orgs that have the package installed. I want to provide my customers with a list (Visualforce ...
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Lightning Components Do NOT Use React?

The combination of Lightning Component and React is NG? Is my understanding of this correct? https://developer.salesforce.com/page/Requirements_Checklist Use of third party MV * frameworks is not ...
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Why is it not allowed to delete packaged Custom Labels?

In our managed package we replaced many custom pages with standard layouts. Now there is a bunch of Custom Labels that were useful before (e.g. for translation) but could be removed from the Managed ...
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How can we tell if a License is generated by Manual Appexchange install OR a Trialforce?

How can we determine if a License record created for a Package in ISV CRM is from an AppExchange Install or a Trialforce? Can we somehow manage that kind of filtering or reporting on Licenses? I ...
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How can I create an OEM package and test it

So I am new to the packaging and testing of the applications. I tried earlier today to create my first (ISV - managed) package and install it on a different environment and that worked perfect. My ...
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Can a master-detail relationship be added to an object deployed in managed package?

I have been trying to find out how adding a new master-detail field to a released object (Object released in SF Managed Package), would impact the upgrade process. As far as adding master-detail ...
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Trial form is not working

We are an ISV partner and suddenly our trial form stopped working and it reports on Apparently the form action http://www.salesforce.com/leadcapture/PartnerSignupServlet is no longer relevant, did ...
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Extension package cannot add picklist values to a base package's field. Really?

My managed package EXTENSION is extending the package BASE. BASE contains object CustomObject__c with picklist field pkl_Status__c. In EXTENSION I add some new RecordTypes for CustomObject__c and ...
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How to best cope with No more lookup filters in Managed Package context?

In my managed package (delivered to many customer orgs) I have active Lookup Filters on CustomObject__c. I planned to add two more but ran into the "Max. 5 Lookup Filters per Object" limitation. How ...
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Will I be able to push a Summer 15 package to a Winter 16 ORG?

My company is a Salesforce ISV partner. We have a dev org that we package up and then push upgrades out to our customers as needed. I realized that this weekend some of our customers will be ...
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My app is unavailable to list after new publishing console update

Since the new update to the app exchange publishing console in July 2015, I am no longer able to list my app. The current version that is associated with my listing is 1.23. I have recently made ...
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Can Support undo the (not yet released) deletion of a managed field?

The CustomChild__c object was tied to CustomParent__c using a mdr_BadlyNamed__c relation. I planned on replacing it with a better named field and knew that this meant some migration on each customer ...
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Beta / Pilot program for Lightning for the Desktop?

Is there any official or unofficial pilot program for Lightning for Desktop?
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How long does it usually take to get approved for a Partner account? [closed]

I couldn't find anything on SalesForce or Google that could give me an idea of how long it should take to be approved as an ISV. The closest I found was an estimate of 5-7 business days if you want to ...
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Upload disabled due to “Managed Deletable References Detected ”

...because the Upload button is disabled and the following error is displayed. Managed Deletable References Detected An extension package cannot Refer to any managed deletable components in ...
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ISV-internal interface between Base and Extension Package - Best Practises?

We are an ISV with multiple managed packages that build on each other. EXTENSION builds on data in BASE. We now want to start to add Apex code in EXTENSION that uses and enhances code in BASE. How ...
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Can I publish a managed package on AppExchange that was made in a different developer org?

I have a regular developer org on which I have developed a managed package. I now want to publish it on AppExchange. I just read that I need an ISV partner account in order to do this. It seems this ...
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Sandboxes for DE Packaging org?

Any chance to get Sandboxes for the DE Packaging org of our managed ISV package? Besides having short and incremental sprints we also have long running investigations. Those need to work on the ...
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Can a version of your managed package be changed from Released to Beta?

During our latest release we removed several Visualforce pages and Apex controller from our managed package. As we were removing all references to these pages we did not think 2 releases would be ...
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Control Managed Package Connected App Permission Set from managed code

I'd like to deploy a Canvas Connected App as part of a managed package and be able to dynamically assign users access to it via a Permission Set. The Canvas App is using the Signed Request (Post) ...
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Appexchange partner model for google chrome extension

I want to list my google chrome extension on salesforce. The extension is for exporting salesforce list data to CSV file.Which partner model should I use for this? My target users are already using ...
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Posting a review on appexchange

Some prospects have tried our product. Our product spins a new org since we have an OEM app.Customers who have created a new org would like to review on appexchange. How can they do that if the trial ...
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How to build better UI for native Salesforce.com desktop apps (no mobile)

Everybody is talking about Lightning and mobile but I saw not a single webinar and did not read a single word how Lightning and all those new, complex and not yet ready for production frameworks will ...
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CPU timeout in production org due to strange waiting lags cannot be reproduced in slow DE org

Our managed package runs into CPU timeouts in a customer production which we tried to reproduce in our DE packaging org. We added some of the custom workflows, formulas and rollups but where unable ...
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Code Coverage - SalesForce Bug

While trying to upload our package (as an ISV partner) I noticed the following readings: Upload failed due to 73% code coverage (of course... we need 75%) From the "Apex Classes" screen, after ...
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Upsert in managed package fails with DUPLICATE_VALUE - Is custom WF rule root cause?

One can read about sporadic DUPLICATE_VALUE errors during Upsert in many forums. They mostly occur in Dataloader scenarios with a root cause being Oracle race conditions. But what I have here is not ...
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Standard Fiscal Year settings - will this change the behaviour of managed apps?

A customer that runs our managed app changed from default Gregorian years to Standard Fiscal year starting in March. Will this affect any of our managed components and how? Do formula fields or ...
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Reuse / share functionality between base and extension managed packages

I have a managed base package that contains Visualforce components and pages that I would like to reuse in its extension package. I don't want to make them global as this would allow customers to ...
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Unable to push-upgrade managed app after deleting packaged VF page

I just tried out the new feature Streamline Managed Packages by Deleting Unused Components that came with Spring'15 and deleted a managed VF page called "Advanced Lookup Popup" including its ...
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How to downgrade a Managed Extension Package?

I have a managed extension package EXT which is built on top of managed package BASE. In the packaging/dev org of EXT 1.x I installed version 2.0 of of BASE to work on upcoming features of EXT. By ...
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Multiple Email Branding in our ISV service

I would like to have two different email branding to our ISV service. And have two separate service registration forms - each one will have different email branding. Is that possible? In our trial ...
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Will Lightning Process Builder replace Trigger dispatching logic?

I am not asking if we app developer can finally replace code with point-n-click tools. But I am asking if we will still need Trigger logic that handles modified record and dispatches them to Apex ...
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how to become a salesforce.com partner

I want to publish my app on appexchange so i have signup for partner portal. I log in using the partner portal dev org to appexchange and linked one of my org having my managed package. When i click ...
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Trigger on Custom Object from different Namespace

I am attempting to design a managed package that performs a specific action on a custom object. I can include the custom object in the package and let customers use that object to access the ...
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How to get a “real” production org for testing

Disclaimer: I know how to create any type of orgs using the Environment Hub app. For our ISV app we need to test a feature that is deploying Apex classes to the user's org. Code-Deploying on ...
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Are Force.com Platform limits, per org or per name space?

Within the Salesforce Governor Limits docs, there are many limits that operate at a platform or org level as opposed to at a transaction level. I understand the detail and working of these, but wanted ...
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My Developer Org Hits Governor Limits when sending emails

From some reason I get a Governor Limit error in my development org while trying to test email sending functionality. Here is the governor limit error: System.EmailException: SendEmail failed. ...
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Connected app to push the lead/contact to salesforce.com Group edition or Professional edition

We have our connected apps which works for salesforce.com Enterprise and unlimited edition but does not work for Group edition or Professional edition. After following the document we got to know that ...
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Unable to change the target field of a managed rollup summary. What's the reason behind that?

I just found out that I reference the wrong field in my SUM Rollup Summary field. It is managed and was already released. And it seems I cannot change this anymore. 1) Why is this not allowed while ...
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ISV partners - Did you install the Environment Hub?

Can you share your experience on the purpose of "Environment Hub" ? Will it replace the the LMA CRM that I am using to provision customers and manage leads? Will it be an addition to the current ...
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Best way to demo while ISV Partner agreement in-process

We are working through the process to become an ISV but we have an app written. (I know, backwards) We would like to run demos with clients to show them that we are on track. What is the best way ...
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Not able to link partner portal account and AppExchange provider profile

I have developed application which I want to publish on AppExchange. Now, I registered on appExchange with developer account, and created partner portal account and Change Partnership on Publisher ...