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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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 ...
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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 ...