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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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 ...
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Authorization Required on public Site

I'm currently trying to create a public site but am running into an issue where whenever I try access any data I get the 'Authorization Required' A simple test was to create a basic VF page ...
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Moving reports to 'My Personal Folder'

I am trying to move the report from one folder to 'My personal Folder'. Unfortunately its not allowing me to do so. I have edit/delete permission on the folder from which I am moving the report. And ...
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Can I use Apex to check if the current SFDC organization is permitted to send email?

Some of the unit tests I have been writing fail because they are executed in an organization which is not permitted to send email. Is there some way I can/should write either the Apex code and/or the ...
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Profile edit loop

I'm trying to enable Solution for some profile. When I save the permissions I've granted I'm prompted about an error related to the View All Data permission. When I try to fix it, I'm prompted to fix ...
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Which Apex classes & Objects must be enabled in a Permission Set?

I'm still a bit unsure which Apex classes I have to enable in a Permission set. I guess I don't need to enable Test classes I definitely need to enable Controller and Controller extensions for ...
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Allow Edit/Delete permissions only for System Administrators for "Activity records

I would want to remove edit/delete permissions on activity records (Lead, Account, Contact and Opportunities) for regular users. Only system administrators are to be provided with these permissions. ...
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How to Restrict the view of a user to a select list of Accounts

I have a requirement where in i want a user with particular profile need to see only one view(Not all views) when we click on Account tab in salesforce. Is it possible.
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Granting app-specific permissions

We have a Visualforce Contact page in our managed package where there are a number of Actions, e.g. Go to VF page 1 Go to VF page 2 Render component Execute this javascript Right now we have ...
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Check user permissions through REST-API

Is there a way to check whether current user has certain permission via REST API? Preferably without using metadata APIs.
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Minimal required permission to git rid of 'security evaluation for non-admin users' error

I'm using Salesforce REST API for migration of customers' data and from time to time I encounter this error: 'Implementation restriction: activity aggregate relationships only allow security ...
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How to deploy custom User Permissions with Packages?

Context: I have created a simple salesforce application with both standard and custom objects. Also i have created three different profiles for different permission levels. Now i want to package my ...
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How can I create a secure microsite?

We have several forms hosted in a microsite which are used to add/update records to data extensions. We need to secure these so that unauthorized parties can't access the forms. Is it easy to secure ...
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checking user permissions in replicated salesforce database [duplicate]

For integration purposes I am regularly dumping/updating the full Salesforce database to our on-premise system. To do that, I am using a Salesforce admin user with all privileges (so that we can fetch ...
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How to restrict user from viewing specific article by category?

I have article knowledge enabled in my org and I would like to do some restriction that some users only able to see certain articles by category. I have created a few category group and my 'Default ...
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Insufficent Priviliges to access the User related Contact(Lookup) record

If i am having a User as a OverageHighVolumeCustomerPortal profile, it contains the Contact Lookup field. If i clicks the Contact Lookup then it throws the error like this: Insufficient Privileges ...
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The contact of the portal user couldn't be viewed from the user record details

I'm trying to view contact of the portal user from the user object in sandbox, but can't view it and I get the following error: You do not have the level of access necessary to perform the ...
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Will a 30 Day ISV Trail allow me to install an application onto a Professional Edition?

getting a bit strained from reading tons of documentation and not really knowing what to search for. I have created a Developers Force Free edition and created an application that uses Apex Classes ...
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are Triggers (and their delegated classes) or Batch affected by sharing?

I understand with sharing classes run in User Mode, meaning they respect permissions, field-level security and sharing rules of the current user. I understand without sharing classes run in System ...
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How to prevent users from spending time on edit-pages that will fail due to permissions?

I know how to restrict users and profiles from accessing Visualforce pages at all. But there are cases where a profile is generally allowed to use a page but a specific user might fail to perform an ...
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Limit who can add/edit specific contact roles

I have a feeling I know the answer is No, but wanted to check if anyone had any luck or quick workaround to my issue. We use Account Contact Roles, but we want to allow specific profiles to add/edit ...
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Cannot create a Permission Set related to an Idea via Console or Anonymous

I am trying to create a permission set in my code but I'm getting some issues when I tried to assign an Idea, Product2 or Pricebook. With some other objects like custom or other Standards, I'm able to ...
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User with read only profile updates records

I have an old test created by my predecessor which is checking that user with read only profile should fail to update records. After I made changes for my project this test fails - user with read only ...
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How do I reassign a user to another profile?

I've recently taken over control of Salesforce without any prior experience with it. I've learned some Apex and am trying to deploy it from sandbox to production but it appears my sandbox User has ...
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Having issues with fields/permissions in Salesforce Sites (Accounts Related)

Hey guys I really need help with setting up sites: I have a visualforce page that I am setting up in sites and I have gone through the profile (guest sites user) and given them all the relevant ...
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Remove 'Create New Case' button from Community

I have sandbox where community is enabled, and Case tab added to the community. When we click on Case tab list of Cases getting displayed and also a button on top with name 'Create New Case'. My ...
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Custom permissions on attachments based on condition

My requirement is, i want to set access permission on account attachments when check box custom field is not checked, means if check box is set true then user has permission to access the attachments, ...
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Customer Community User Activity (Event) Access

I am trying to expose Events in a read only manner to users with a Customer Community license. Eventually I found out about the field IsVisibleInSelfService. This field is not visible to System ...
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Lost admin ability to edit profiles

Before, I was able to edit all profiles, but now i lost the edit button to profiles. Is there is any setting involved in this or did I do something wrong? I am a system administrator, I am able to ...
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email template security

Can we secure email templates to restrict usage within an organization? We have a couple of email templates that we want to make available to only a couple of people in the organization and wondering ...
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Programmatically check a user access level to a record

I have a strange behavior on my org. The user's profile have no "Delete" permissions for the custom object, only "Read / Create / Edit". So he can not delete any record from this object. But when i ...
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Very Odd Related List Behavior

I have a very odd issue that I think must just be due to some interface setting that I am overlooking, but for the life of me I can't figure it out. I have two users in an org, they both have the ...
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Permissions to have a token?

I know how to reset my token once i have it, and how to navigate to it. What I can't find is what permissions/lack of restrictions do I need on my profile to allow me to have a token? is it a lack ...
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Permission Set settings to edit certain fields

I'm trying to use Permission Set to grant some users the ability to edit an object, with the caveat that there's 1 field that is not editable to them. I've tried setting the Object Level Security for ...
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Check Update permissions on object instance/record

Is it possible to check if I (current SF user) can update a given object instance? We can use Schema.sObjectType.Contact.isUpdatable() to check if the current user has permissions to update Contact ...
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Unable to reset password from apex code using System.resetPassword()

I have created a user from community. And from that community i need to reset password by Apex code. Right now i am trying call System.resetpassword() method to do this but no success. Exception is: ...
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system.security.NoAccessException when trying to save

I have a big confusion here. I have a visual force page with a custom controller. It has a save button that calls the save() action in the custom controller. Custom controller has "without sharing" ...
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Permission for internal users to manage external users

I am trying to allow people in support to provision new customer portal users (We haven't switched to communities yet). When I go to the contact record I see the 'Manage External User' button, but ...
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Customize permissions required by a managed package

I've a managed package which when installed, shows that it has Read/Create/Edit/Delete permissions on all the standard objects (Step 1. Approve Package API Access - Extended Object Permissions) Is ...