Salesforce permissions are all about what a user can do in terms of Field Level Security, object level access, Apex class access, Visualforce page access, and other built in Salesforce access that are handled via a profile or permission set.

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Can I completly replace Profile with Permission sets

I have a managed release package which is having one custom profile. Now in next release I want to create a new profile in V2.0 of released package. But what I found is while upgrading package, I can ...
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Can community user create tasks?

Can a community user create a task for a lead ? What profile permissions does he need to create ?
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Owner custom fields and some standard fields are not accessible in relations

I am trying to access owner information using soql for managed packaged sobject. select id,ownerId,owner.name, owner.Email_Subscription__c from ARE__HavesWants__c I tried above query but it is ...
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Force.com migration tool - migrating new fields and Profile

I am using force.com migration tool to retrieve newly added fields and field permission for one of the profile from one sandbox and deploy it into another sandbox. I am able to do this successfully. ...
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How can I enable permissions on the partner object for the api user?

I'm attempting to do a create on a partner object via the api but am running across the following error - 'INVALID_TYPE: sObject type 'Partner' is not supported.'. It would appear that the API user ...
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where do we have userPermission “ AllowUniversalSearch”

While exporting the metadata of SystemAdminstrator Profile I am getting a user permission " AllowUniversalSearch" but not able to figure out from where can we set this permission as it is not visible ...
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Report Folder Sharing setting SFDC bug?

Background We need to configure a folder "Company X Reports" which has to: Everybody can view One profile called Supervisor can clone reports from there and save only in "My Personal Custom ...
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Add a user who already exist in salesforce to your app

I have created an app. Now would like to add users to my app. However on ethe users that I would like to add is already a salesforce developer user. So I cannot create a new user using his email. ...
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As admin assign permission to users

I am the admin of an app and have created users. I wanna give permission to one of my users to be able to create opportunities. How to do that?
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How to access the Reports for OverageHighVolume Portal user license?

I need to access the Reports Folders in Portal Page, which the portal users are contains the OverageHighVolume Portal user profile. I was check it on the Profile Permissions the RunReport checkbox is ...
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problem unscheduling reports

I have a user that is unable to see the "unschedule report" button in the edit report screen. However I am, as Sys Admin, able to see the button and use. I have checked their profile setting and they ...
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Are security policies enforced on returned data from the API?

I'm making an application that interacts with Salesforce Rest API. When logged in as a user, I can execute SOQL on behalf of that user, for example: SELECT subject from event However, this will ...
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What events can a user see in Salesforce

When looking at the Calendar/Events page, I'm curious what events a user can see. From what I can tell, a user will see an event if: The event is assigned to them They are an invitee on the event ...
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Why is the API User Only permission missing in my Developer Edition?

I've just created a Developer Edition to test out some profile and permission set related functionality and when trying to save my Apex class I'm getting the following error: Error: Compile Error: ...
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EmailMessage Insert from an Authenticated Force.com Site VF Page throws INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_ON_CROSS_REFERENCE_ENTITY

I am building a typical help site where there are a lot of unauthenticated pages that the user can view like product catalog, help guides ...etc and couple of authenticated pages (My Cases, Case ...
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Why is my locked record editable?

Why is my record locked? The record that the class below creates, when shown in detail view, has the 'locked' icon, and appears to be locked at first view, but- Why can I edit the locked record (Even ...
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What might cause “System.SecurityException: Required permissions are not enabled.”

I'm running an apex method anonymously using SoqlXplorer: AccountClass.recalcAccount(accountId); I'm greeted with this error in the response: FATAL_ERROR|System.SecurityException: Required ...
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How can we access “Modify All Data” setting from profile in apex

Profile has a setting "Modify All Data". How can we access "Modify All Data" in apex and in which object it is stored.
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Custom button displays even when user doesn't have permission for VF page

I have a custom button set to launch a Visualforce page, and added it to my layout. It's configured like this: Behavior: Display in existing window with sidebar Content Source: Visualforce Page ...
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Confusion with Org-Wide Defaults Permission and Profile

I have two users .. attached is the screenshot The object level permission on "Job Application" object is: The Org-Wide record level access on "Job Application" object is: Now what is happening ...
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Unable to see new field in page

In my custom object I have added a new field that is used as an external ID. I have added the field to my page layout to ensure it is displayed, however I cannot see the field when adding new records. ...
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Display user-specific custom fields

I would like to display a few additional custom fields that are only related to 1 or 2 contacts accessing my portal, only they should be able to see these additional fields. How can I acheive this?
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Permission Manage All X Depends On Permission Read All Y

Using Ant Deployment. As the title says, when I deploy I get errors on my custom profiles: profiles/Some.profile -- Error Permission Manage All Custom_Object__c depends on permission(s): Read All ...
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Users unable to add attachment to case

My end users are not able to add an attachment to a Case they open. They can see the Attachment related List but don't have the Add Attachment button. It's only visible to System Admins. FYI: they ...
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What determines the permissions for a profile deployed with change sets?

Question For a new profile created in a sandbox and deployed with a change set it'll carry with it the settings for all other metadata in the change set plus all settings that aren't specifically ...
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Prevent child records from being deleted

I am not sure I have encountered a bug or just a problem with configuration. Account object has a child object related by master detail relationship, hence it is controlled by parent. The user ...
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How to Deploy Fields with their visibilities with change sets?

I've a requirement to deploy the below fields using ChangeSets from Sandbox to Production, I have one field CaseMode__c visible to all profiles except two profiles and another custom field, ...
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Custom VisualForce Page/Controller SObject only accessable by creator

I'm having an issue with a custom Page/Controller in that, it is fully operational in production if I (the creator, I'm also a system admin) access it, but to everyone else it displays the error ...
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Disallow users from adding Leads to inactive Campaigns

I'm trying to find a way to disallow users from adding Leads to campaigns that are inactive. My current workaround is through an Apex trigger that removes a lead from any inactive campaign when the ...
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How can I create support organization?

How can I create support organization? I would like to create a new organization so that the regular users can grant access to the user with delegated administration.
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How to filter out an “API Only” user using an SOQL Query?

I am trying to create an SOQL Query to filter out "API Only" users from List of Users. However, I am not able to find the field in which this value will be there. I found a solution here but could ...
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Insufficient privileges while viewing attachments from Salesforce Events

When trying to view an attachment that is present in an "event record", I am getting an error report which says: Insufficient Privileges. You do not have the level of access necessary to perform the ...
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Prevent Chatter Recommendations

We are an org of around 60 Enterprise edition users. We have a new user profile (NewProfile) with a few users assigned. I don't want other users to see these NewProfile users as recommendations in ...
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Metadata API Custom Field Permissions

We are using the Metadata API to add Custom Fields to the Account object in Salesforce. We are able to create the custom fields, but then the Salesforce user has to manually login to their account ...
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How to guard a FeedItem insert when code is executing in a Force.com Site?

I have some code that is used both through a normally licensed user and through a "Site Guest User" for a public Force.com Site. I am aware that for the latter type of User Chatter capabilities are ...
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Enabling SAML SSO: where is the “Use Single Sign-On” permission?

We've set up Single Sign on with SAML. Our IdP is OneLogin and using their link, we are able to connect. We now want to disable password login for some users in Salesforce. Salesforce's documentation ...
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Is it possible to give a User the option to clone a Dashboard but not edit the same Dashboard

Is it possible to give a User the option to clone a Dashboard but not edit the same Dashboard. I have a dashboard for which I want users to clone but they should not be able to edit it. Please let me ...
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What do the modifyAllRecords and viewAllRecords Profile permissions mean?

I'm currently modifying the profiles in my salesforce org through their xml files. When I reach: <objectPermissions> <allowCreate>false</allowCreate> ...
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Case - Reopening of a case

Currently in our SFDC Case only administrators will be able to reopen a case. But some of our users want this privilege (ability to reopen a case) too. Can someone tell me how this can be done in ...
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Guest User “Record Create Task” Permissions

Have researched and been working on this for a week with no avail. Really need any help in the right direction because I am so frustrated. I have a visual workflow that runs perfectly while in Setup ...
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Can I restrict a client System Administrator field access in a managed package?

I'm writing a managed package, and I'm using a number of fields that are controlled by the system and written to from apex. Of course, I can restrict access to the fields via a profile, but I don't ...
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Making custom Field Visible only to certain Role

I need some advice - Aim – to make a custom field visible on the activity but it should only be visble to someone’s Profile Can this be done ?
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Partner unable to send email from a case

I have a partner portal user that, although the page layout assigned to their profile and record type that they are using for the case contains the email section (which by the way on the page layout ...
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Database.delete and CRUD permissions

I have an detail Custom Object that has Contact as its master. My user profile has Read, but not Edit, Delete or Create permission. When I login as this user I can View the record, but the Edit and ...
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Users cannot see Change Status button on Case View page

I've noticed that some of our users cannot see the Close or Change Status buttons which normally appear in the cases List Views. They have permissions to read, create and edit cases. I have checked ...
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Can you show/hide a custom tab on a per user basis?

Is there a way to show/hide a tab on a per user basis? I would like to manage this with Apex, but examples of managing this from the UI would also be helpful.
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How do 'Modify All Data' and 'View All Data' affect Field-Level Security settings

Does the Modify All Data or View All Data permission allow a user/profile to ignore the FLS settings for an object? The documentation would seem to suggest that this is the case, but I've found ...
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Managed Package 'Push Upgrade' with System Administrator profile privileges

When I push upgrades to organizations that have already installed my applications, new Apex Classes and Custom Fields get created by a user with the 'Package Manager Profile' even though the package ...
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Users unable to edit multi-user calendar events

The problem: Users are unable to edit multi-user calendar events, despite being given correct permissions (or so I believe...). For example, one user creates an event on their calendar, I want it so ...
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user-specific data replication

I am currently using an admin user with full data access and getUpdated() and getDeleted() to replicate Salesforce.com data with a local database. Now I tried to replicate only the data a specific ...