A profile contains user permissions and access settings that control what users can do within their organization.

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Without an applicationvisibility entry, how does Salesforce determine the default application?

If I create a new profile by deploying an XML file using Ant, and I neglect to include a default application in the profile's ApplicationVisibility nodes, how does SalesForce determine which existing ...
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How to know whether a custom profile is being used or not?

I need to remove a profile which is not being used anywhere in my sandbox. But i am not sure whether it is being used or not. How can i come to know that ? Thanks in advance !!!
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Is it possible to create a read-only System Administrator profile?

I'm in a need to provide create a profile that has full system administrator privileges, but in read-only mode. Is it possible? Use case being, the user will have access to everything such as objects, ...
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Using a different Profile between SSO connected orgs

I have a question about multiple connected Salesforce orgs via SSO. Is there a way to change the profile access for a user between multiple connected orgs through SSO? I have a scenario where Org1 is ...
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Is there any way to recover the deleted profile in sandbox

I want to know is there any way to recover the deleted profile in sandbox. Thanks, Suri.
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Allow actions on custom object by profile

I defined a new cutstom object in Salesforce named: file_Uploaded__c with many fields like File_Name, file_Size , ... but i don't know how to restrict actions like delete or edit based on the User ...
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Use System.runAs() in a Test Method for calling web service

Everytime I solve a problem, another appears. More than a problem, I would say a SalesForce restrictions. So, I want to test some code (which makes a web service call in order to display some data) ...
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Callout to web service doesn't work depending the profile I'm using

I have a customized button that once you click it, a new window it's open displaying some data from an external app, getting the data through a SOAP web service. If I'm logged as System Administrator ...
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What determines the default FLS settings when creating a new field

In step 3 of the create new field wizard, you are presented with a page like this: Why do some of the profiles get default visibility and some don't? There is probably an extremely simple profile ...
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Access to Custom objects for Customer Portal Users

We have customer portal and We have exposed Custom objects that have lookup to Account object and private sharing to Customer portal users. This is done by adding the sharing set such that User's ...
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Insufficient Privileges on Profile Detail Page

I am system administrator in developer sandbox. When I redirect to Profile detail of current user or any other users got "Insufficient Privileges" error page. One more thing there no option in global ...
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Fetch Specific object permissions for a User

I have a Custom object with many RecordTypes. A profile give just give access to one of the RT. and few permission sets which give access to different RT. Now in my class I want to fetch the ...
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issue while editing the object permissions on profile

I am coming across the following issue on profile when editing the object permissions. The context in the error message is a permission set(Delete Service Request) which is giving modify all ...
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Profile field visibility

If two users are sharing same profile, how can we make one field visible to one user and hiding it from other user.
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Delete Profile settings via migration tool?

I'm trying make changes within a box, and I can see how to change settings via the migration tool, but I'd like to delete all loginIpRanges for a certain profile. Is this possible? I attempted ...
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Issue deleting object

I have a strange problem that I cannot figure out. I have a database model that looks like this: The A object is shared private in the org. User A creates record 1 and will become the ...
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Can I Mass Modify Object Settings > Tab Settings for All Profiles? (Default On/Default Off/Hidden)

I am in the process of my first Salesforce deployment to Production (my company has been working with an implementation team for 7 months or so, and we are going live on Monday). We had some security ...
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Page Layout Assignment Insufficient Privilege?

What is the system permission to enable a profile to be able to assign page layouts for record types? I am receiving an insufficient privilege error when trying to save layout assignment changes as an ...
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Can we deploy PROFILES alone from one sandbox to another?

Can we deploy only profiles from one sandbox to another? Thanks
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How can I upload/change user's profile image programatically or via API?

I know, that there is no way to mass-upload these images via dataloader as described here can I upload user's profile image via data loader ...
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Field access based on profile and record type

I searched for a while on Google and in here, but couldn't find an answer to my issue. I'm making an app just for testing, but I need to have a "General Employee" profile and a "Director" profile. ...
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Field accessibility in Profiles and Pagelayouts

I am learning salesforce administration basics.I have tried out access permission to one of the fields in the following ways. Profile Pagelayout Readonly Readonly editable Readonly Readonly ...
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How to give access to External users in salesforce

Need to configure external Users in salesforce. External users should not have access to Chatter. they should not see the chatter feeds. They should have access to only one app with ...
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Can I make Account Owner read only?

This is my issue Users assigned to a particular profile who cannot change the account owner. I went into the profile to set OwnerId to readonly and cant do it at profile level for some reason. ...
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Access on Record Type

I am currently not getting access to a particular Record Type ID though I have logged in from an User with System Administrator Profile. Can someone explain what to do to overcome this issue?
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How to change Profile's default App

I want to change All profile's default app to another app. I don't want to go on each profile then edit and then change default app. I want to change it for all profile at once.
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How to migrate Partner Portal Profiles to Partner Community

We're migrating our Partner Portal to Partner Community. In Salesforce.com, you cannot clone an existing Partner Portal Profile to a Partner Community Profile, as clone is only available for the same ...
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Create New Profile without many clicks

I wanted to create a new profile for user who only needed to have access on Account object to be able to see account records only without edit/create/delete permissions. I found that to create a new ...
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How does a Community & Site get linked to a guest profile?

I want to deploy a guest user profile to production without deploying the site it is related to. I then need to link this profile to the site in production. Is this possible? Advisable? Inconceivable? ...
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Groups - Profile cannot be added?

Is it possible to create a Public/Private Group, grouping few Profiles? I do not find an option to do so.
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Change Recordtype without Recordtype assigned to profile

Use Case We have RecordType ABC and RecordType DEF. RecordType ABC should be assigned to Profile A but Recordtype DEF should not. Like this, when a user assigned to Profile A creates a record, he/she ...
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Custom Object Feed - Posting Problem

We are working on a project where we use a few kind of Profiles. We have Two Visual Force Page which we are Using : chatter:feedWithFollowers entityId="{!Account.Id}" showHeader="true" For Viewing ...
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Missing option to create feed item in UI (Sandbox)

We've enabled Chatter in a sandbox but we do not see the option to actually create a new feed item in the UI, even as an Admin. I can create them via Apex so I don't believe this is a permissions ...
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Remove Manage external Account button permission

For one of the profile who do not have "Manage external Accounts" and do not have "Edit Self-Service Users" permission but still they can "Enable/Disable Partner Accounts". What am I missing? Thanks ...
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Provide access to visualforce page for all profiles

I am creating a visualforce page from apex, using the metadata api. To call the metadata api I am using https://github.com/financialforcedev/apex-mdapi MetadataService.MetadataPort service = ...
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Publisher Action that Posts to Chatter

I have a Publisher Action that posts to chatter on the Lead Object. This works fine when I am the System Admin however, I want this to work in a Community. Right now after the Community User clicks ...
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Related list visibility

I record meetings and emails etc against my accounts in Salesforce. Is it possible to create a profile that can see the related list entries, but not the actual content of the related list? I want ...
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Profiles and Permission Sets

Users are allowed to view all data within our Org, with one exception. Users in Region X are not allow to view leads from other regions but then can view any leads within their region. How do I set ...
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View All Data uncheck broken?

If for a profile in the System Permissions I check "View All Data" I can see that the View All Permission has been enabled for all objects in Objects Settings. If I go back to System Permissions and ...
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Preventing a class from firing based on the current user Profile?

I'm not certain how to make the below class, which is called from a trigger on Chatter posts, (it prevents users from posting in Chatter, unless related to a group, or a subset of Objects) also ...
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Profile Photo Dimensions Limit

I have a user attempting to upload a JPG that is less than 2MB (well within the 8MB limit) as a profile photo, but receives an error: Error: The photo's dimensions are too large. I've been able to ...
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Access Denied on Master Detail record

Here is my situation. I created the following objects as System Administrator. Object A - custom objects with only standard fields Object B - custom object with only a Master-Detail field to the ...
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Deploying profiles from two unconnected orgs

I wanted to know, if I could deploy some profiles from two orgs that are not connected, through Java - Ant procedure. Actually, one org is a sandbox and the other is a production/developer. The orgs, ...
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Connected App Access / Profile Metadata - Where is it?

I've been combing through the metadata and online documentation, and I cannot figure out where the Profile|Custom App Access values are stored!? Could anyone point me in the right direction? I've ...
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Profile Metadata Question - False User permissions

One of our QA steps for our release process, is to identify if configuration changes have happened in production, that may have effected our repository metadata, specifically in Profiles. While ...
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Make sections in a standard page collapsible by default on page load

Is there any way or workaround to Make sections in a standard page collapsible by default on page load ? This should work for all user profiles too .
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Aligning profiles between an enterprise environment and a developer one

I am trying to align 2 profiles, referring to my enterprise environment. In my starting environment, I have Read, Edit and Delete, in my Profile X, for Account object. When I try to modify the ...
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Trigger should restrict only for profiles that are outside of the list

Can anyone help me out .I have a trigger on Opportunitylineitem which gets fired on every profile .Now these are the profiles which are in the list 'System Administrator' && 'Custom Marketing ...
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Error: Insufficient Privileges while querying User or UserRole in a standard user context

I am running a couple of SOQL queriesthrough a Visualforce page. The queries simply look like: [SELECT Id, Name, UserRoleId FROM User WHERE Id = :UserInfo.getUserId()] [SELECT Id, Name, ParentRoleId ...
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Trigger not to fire for the following profiles

Can anyone help me out .I have a trigger on Opportunitylineitem which gets fired on every profile .Now the trigger should not get fired for few of the profiles like 'System Administrator' && ...