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

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Odd error when trying to grant View All on Accounts and Contacts

When I try to grant View All permissions on Accounts and Contacts... ...I am getting the following when I press save: Error: Invalid Data. Review all error messages below to correct your data. • ...
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Updating field permissions on profile metadata file causes them to disappear from file upon save

I've created a custom profile for SF admins in our org. There are fields on every object that the profile doesn't have read access to because of field level security. Rather than going through the ...
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Weird Field Permissions

I have a field (checkbox) that is inexplicably inaccessible by most users even if they're in the profile that allows them access to it. I've checked the field level security and it says it's editable ...
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Grant document folder access for a Profile

I would like to give all users with a certain profile access to a Document Folder I have created. However, when I edit the folder, I am only able to grant access to Roles or Public Groups, I am not ...
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Why Force IDE is not downloading System Administrator Profile?

In my Package.xml file, I have included all the profiles as shown below: <types> <members>*</members> <name>Profile</name> </types> And when I right ...
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Updating profile via Metadata API from Apex gives weird error

I am trying to automatically enable pages for profiles (profileApexPageAccess doc) via Metadata API. Here is my method: public static void updateProfileAccesses(String profileName, List<String> ...
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How to Adding Activities under “Activity History”

i would like to add below buttons on Activity History related list for a specific profile user. Log a Call Send an Email Request Update can any one help to achieve this requirement. Thanks in ...
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How to get profile of an user from user id? [duplicate]

We need to get the profile of an user from his user id details. Please let us know.
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How to (programmatically) mass update tab visibility for all profiles?

Salesforce's UI does not provide a great way to mass update profiles for many permissions. One example of this is tab visibility. Currently, we need to go through each profiles' object permissions and ...
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Picklist value Control visibility of records

I have to remove visibility of a profile to records of my custom object which are having Status__c picklist value as 'A'. Can someone suggest a way?
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Is there a way to mass-check Checkboxes when updating a Profile's Object's Field Level Security?

Is there a way to mass-check Checkboxes when updating a Profile's Object's Field Level Security? When setting Field Level Security for a Site's Profile (or any other Profile), I have some objects ...
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Automatically Update the custom check box field based on Owner/ Owner profile and permission set

For new account, automatically Update the custom check-box field to true for User-xx or Account Owner profile-xx and permission set-xx. Need to implement this Without Code. By using custom settings, ...
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Cross reference works for ID but not for External Id

I am facing INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_ON_CROSS_REFERENCE_ENTITY while creating CaseComment object with external id CaseNumber for Case parent object. I am using the profile with "Partner Community" user ...
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How to check Administrative Permissions in Apex class

I wanted to access the administrative permissions in the apex controller for e.g. want to check that the "API Enabled" checkbox is enabled or not. Please let me know if there is a way to do this. ...
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Insufficient Privileges on Profile records

Currently using an Enterprise Edition org, but somehow my system admin user lost the ability to modify profiles and cannot see the profile setup in the setup menu. And whenever I'm trying to access ...
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Getting an error after setting up profile : Data Not Available

I have set up a profile where I am giving the user access to only one app. And have added all the VF and apex related to this app to the profile. Have not set any role for the user assigned to this ...
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Salesforce Controller Test: getAccounts method not filtering by profile

I have a custom controller that is intended to return a results set to a visualforce page for customized viewing. It works fine in production. When building my unit test for this controller, ...
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Salesforce Async API not enabled even if enabled on Enterprise edition

I'm facing this issue on a customer enterprise edition. He's a system administrator and I checked his profile both in backend and through salesforce ui, and both are enabled (PermissionsApiEnabled ...
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Is there any query (SOQL, APEX) that we could run that would determine objects linked to inactive users

I am new to salesforce development Is there any way so that i can have all those objects(in case possible record too) linked to a user is having. How it is possible via apex or soql
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Permissions needed to assign login access permissions

I have a profile that needs to allow an administrator access to their log in, but by going to My Settings -> Personal -> Grant login access they get an insufficient privileges error. What permissions ...
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Profiles and Record Types

We have a custom object with 6 record types. I would like to know whether it is possible to determine what all profiles have access to a specific record type from this custom object . Any pointers ...
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Hide / Show custom button on same pagelayout based on profile

Can I Hide/ show a custom button on same pagelayout based on profile? Please let me know if that is feasible.
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Profiles, Change Sets and New Custom Fields

I have a question about change sets that seems basic but I haven't been able to find a definitive answer. Essentially, I have a situation in which an admin wants to deploy 3 new fields from sandbox to ...
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Exception / error while Profile Permission Change(Urgent)

I have to change few fields in Account object to Read only at Profile level When i am changing and Upon clicking Save, I am getting the following errors and we have installed Service max App exchange ...
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Is there a way to limit access to Attachments based on the Subject field?

My organization would like to have the ability to restrict the viewing permissions of certain user in regards to some of the Attachments we add to specific objects. For example, we'd like all ...
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Hide other users visibility

I would like to know if it is possible to hide the visibility of all users to a specific profile. In particular, our need is to list only a certain type of users in the calendar multi-users view and ...
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INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_ON_CROSS_REFERENCE_ENTITY in Many to Many

I have Accounts and Contacts as M:M in the system and a simple apex code that creates junction objects. @RemoteAction global static Boolean addContacts(String[] arr, String acc_id){ ...
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How to get rid of tab on Profile page(Chatter?)

I'm trying to get rid of this tab on the user profile page. I want it to show up in the tab bar up top, but not on the profile page. See image below. I want the 'Member Search' tab to go away. Is this ...
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Salesforce Licence Price depending on user profile

I was wondering what is the price difference between A System Admin Profile a sales manger and a CEO profile.Any link from SalesForce will be helpful !
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Report to Show Which Profiles an App is Associated to

Is there a way I can extract data from Data Loader to show which Profiles are associated to my 3rd party app? The reason is because, the app was deleted in my Sandbox and I have to reinstall it. I ...
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Scenario: 'Profile view' vs 'Dashboard view'

I have a scenario with n groups. Each group has: - a coordinator viewing all the cases managed by his group; - the simple users viewing their own cases. The "problem" is that there exists an n+1-th ...
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Assign new Record Types on Managed Package object on upgrade?

We have an object in a managed package, that in previous versions had no record types. In the next version, it has two. On install of test versions of the package, all profiles are assigned Master ...
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Remove 'Del' linkfrom Action list view in product list under Oppportunities

I would like to remove the 'Del' link which appears against every product in the Products( Standard Price Book) section under the Opportunities. Is there any way to control it using profiles and ...
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How can produce a list/report that shows which Profiles have access to an App?

I am attempting to see which Profiles (or more specifically which Roles) have access to an App. I can see this by going into each individual Profile and checking their Custom App Settings section of a ...
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Admin having 'manage chatter messages permission', is not able to see the conversations between other users

The 'manage chatter messages permission' provides a user the ability to see the conversations between other users. I have created a cloned system administrator profile, assigned it to a user. This ...
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profiles vs sharing rules

If user's Profile has Read only access on Contact and OWDs(Org Wide Defaults) for Contact is Public Read only and there is a sharing rule which gives read write access to all contacts to that User's ...
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Assigning User to a Profile through MetaData Api

I am .net Developer, creating some POC on SFDC Metadata Api, so please bear with me if i ask silly question. I am able to create a Profile and permission set in SFDC org, through metadata api. But am ...
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Which permission is needed for a profile to be able to edit/set FLS

I am hitting a brick wall. Just can't find which permission needs to be enabled on a profile to allow assigned users to set up and/or edit FLS. The issue is that due to policy restrictions I can't ...
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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 ...