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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Chatter File appearing in sysadmin UI even though marked as private in Personal Library

One of our apps uploads files that get stored in Chatter Files, (ContentVersion). Fields get set to Origin 'H' and PublishStatus 'R'. According to docs: Origin of 'H' - meaning "This is a Chatter ...
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Apex Trigger from Managed Package - throwing error in community

We have installed a Rio Inventory+ Managed Package into an Enterprise edition Salesforce instance. (Appexchange link: https://appexchange.salesforce.com/listingDetail?listingId=a0N30000009xLvGEAU) ...
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Check Convert Lead permission

How to check whether logged user having 'convert lead' permission on lead object or not?
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Column not visible in apex, but is visible from REST

I am using the REST describe endpoint to present users with a list of all fields available to them on the Lead object, and then later attempting to use fields they have selected in a custom Apex ...
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When do we need to use Apex Class permissions

My colleague and I were reviewing the Apex Class Security Overview. Per our understanding of the page, if a user does not have permission to access VisualForce page's controller, he should not be ...
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$Permission.CustomPermissionName doesn't work in VF page

Winter '15 brought new Global Variable $Permission. When I'm trying to use it on VF page as suggested in documentation $Permission.[customPermissionName], I get error: Error: Field ...
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Can I retrieve or deploy profile settings for managed package components other than objects and fields?

This is a great question and answer that shows how to retrieve profile settings for managed package components, but the answers only seem to apply to objects and fields. Deploying Profiles / ...
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Insufficient access rights on cross-reference id

Integration user is trying to update an Asset record and he is getting below error Insufficient access rights on cross-reference id Integration user profile has Modify All on Asset and ...
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Getting error while editing record inspite of having Modify All permission on an object

I have an api user who has modify all permission on Asset object under his profile but when he is trying to edit asset he is getting below error. You do not have the level of access necessary to ...
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Add Custom Links in Chatter Home page

I am trying to add custom links in my chatter home page. I create some custom links and create one Chatter layout and assign the links in the Chatter layout and change the Standard Chatter profile ...
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Access to a set of records to a user

I have to create a permission set for a user, where only when the Lead source is web, he/she should be able to view and edit that set of records. Is this achievable by using permission set?
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Salesforce Merge Accounts Permissions

I'm having trouble giving users the correct permissions to merge and/or delete records that they do not own. Here are the standard object permissions for the profile in question: ...
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User cannot modify field on which they have read/write permission.

I have a set of users who belong to a permission set that has read/edit access on certain custom fields on the Opportunity object. When those users attempt to modify any of these custom fields, they ...
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Safest way to see if a user is still “logged in” (REST API)

I'm using the Salesforce REST API along with OAuth 2.0 User-Agent Flow. I have the need to "ping" Salesforce to see if a user is logged on (this is the simplest way to do so in my application). If the ...
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How can I allow profiles to transfer accounts but not cases?

I have to requirement that a subset of the Sales Users be able to change the ownership of Accounts even if they are not the Owner, but not be able to transfer ownership of Cases, unless they are the ...
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Permission to see org ID?

Is there a permission that controls if a user can see the organization ID? I'm trying to support a 3rd party developer. All they sent me was this image and said that they need the org ID not to be ...
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Profile-Based Rollout of Chatter- Find all users with access

I have the "Profile-Based Rollout of Chatter" feature enable in my org. Per this page users with certain permissions will automatically have Chatter enabled. Naturally, I'd like to verify that the ...
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Accessing Profile's Administrative Permissions in Apex class

I wanted to access the administrative permissions in the apex controller for e.g. want to check that the "Create and Customize List Views" checkbox is enabled or not. It required in my project to ...
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Custom Permission - Error in Winter '15 Release Notes?

In WI15 release notes (Force.com customization section, pag.178), it's explained how Custom Permissions work, and particularly it's said that a custom permisssion could be set as required for another ...
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How to update all profiles with the same Custom Object Permissions?

The case: I created a custom object. After that I need to give permissions to all profiles. I have a lot of profiles. And editing each one is stupid. Is there a way to update all profiles at one time? ...
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When to add apex class permissions to a profile

The apex class permissions are a bit confusing to me. For example, classes used by page controllers do not need to be added to the profile. Can anyone give a complete list of scenarios on when you ...
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QuickActionDefinition user permission

I have a flow that needs to create a task through a Quick Action. When running the flow using the end-user profile, I receive an error that states the following: sObject type 'QuickActionDefinition' ...
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Chatter Answers trigger not available in Eclipse - no access to trigger I know is there

I need to correct a known issue with Chatter Answers and one of the triggers that needs modification (chatter_answers_question_escalation_to_case_trigger) is unavailabe in Eclipse, i.e. I can't access ...
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Prevent deletion of price book entries

Is there any way to take away delete privileges on price book entries for a custom profile? Preferably based on conditions of price book fields, but if just altogether would be fine as well? I've ...
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How to properly use “Manager Groups”

I've just had the "Manager Groups" option enabled by SFDC. I am now trying to build an "Appraisal" object so that the records in it are only viewable by the record owner and anyone directly in that ...
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Can we query Library member permission and information about which type of permission member held?

Can we query Library(ContentVersion) member permission and information about which type of permission member held ? Manage Library Add Content Add Content on Behalf of Others Archive Content ...
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What permissions or role is required to install packages in a sandbox?

I am working with a client to install our package in their sandbox for testing. Can any user install a package or is there a "package installation permission" the user needs? Want to provide clear ...
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How do I restrict the ability of a user to edit and delete an object, but allow them to be edited via another object?

How do I prevent a user from being able to edit and delete records directly in an object, but not through a master-detail relationship that is related to the same object? For example, We have 3 ...
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Is there a way to stop the showing the activity feed

Currently when we open User record, you can see their activities on the Feed tab..We have helpdesk profile, where they don't even want their Peers to see the emails sent by their peers... Since ...
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How to efficiently retrieve all workspaces and their users/groups

I have this use case where, for each workspace, I want to retrieve the users and groups that have access to it. Right now, the only path that I see is querying the UserRecordAccess object for each ...
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Getting Object type not accessible error

Since today morning i am getting following error whenever i try to open any opportunity. Object type not accessible. Please check permissions and make sure the object is not in development mode: ...
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Sharing among one profile users without using team member

how can i share the (Account and opportunity)records among one profiles users with out using team member option. problem with team members is team members list is going an high.it is difficult to ...
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How to display the filed set on a vf page [closed]

I have created a field set on a custom object and I am getting all the fields from the field set to a apex class. Now I need to display the field to a Vf page as inputfield. Is it possible to display ...
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You do not have permission to view this page or an error occured

I have installed a package in my org. But when I try to run a page from this package I am getting an error that Error You do not have permission to view this page or an error occured. Please ...
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How to solve a mixed Hierarchy issue & data view-ability?

We have a unique issue, where a user whom is in a Salesforce Admin role, is also one of the individuals whom enters Opportunities (Donations to our NPO). Our issue is, that we have users with Manager ...
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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 ...