A sandbox is a copy of your production environment that can be used for various purposes such as development, testing, or training. The three types of sandboxes are developer, configuration-only (config-only), and full (full-copy). The login page for sandboxes is https://test.salesforce.com/.

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Sandbox to Sandbox copy, Best Way

We have an requirement where we to create copy our existing sandbox as new team would be using that soon. We don't want to give them current production refresh copy (Which would have been easier, as ...
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Differentiate Production/Sandbox Instance?

I know it is fairly straightforward in Apex to determine if the Salesforce instance is production org or a Sandbox org, but I wonder if the same is possible via formula? I have also read What are ...
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Error When Creating Contacts in Sandbox Environment

I'm new to Salesforce Administration and I've recently created a sandbox environment to test changes before deploying them to my company, and I've run into a bit of a snag. In our production ...
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Not able to login to sandbox

I was working in a sandbox org when suddenly it logged me out. When checked by other user was was logged in it showed Restricted Ip address. After some time the other user also got logged out. ...
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Case creation error in sandbox. Apex error?

Hi All, I recently refreshed my sandbox for the first time and now im suddenly getting this error when i try to create a new case. (dont know if issue is related to the refresh) we call cases ...
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How does Salesforce distinguish between a sandbox name and a second-level country code top-level domain?

I've noticed that Salesforce allows for sandboxes to be created with 2 letter names, and there is no validation to prevent a conflict with country code top-level domain names. If someone were to ...
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I created an unmanaged package in a sandbox, but I can't figure out how to install it into a dev org

IS it possible to do this? I created an unmanaged package in a sandbox, uploaded it, and recaived the URL to install elsewhere. The link to my unmanaged package starts with ...
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What would we lose if we gave up our full sandbox?

We are considering going from an Unlimited license to Enterprise license. While the Unlimited licence comes with a full sandbox, it is a paid upgrade with the Enterprise license. The most obviously ...
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How to enable quick menu in Salesforce?

How to enable quick menu in Salesforce ?? Please suggest.
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Way to get the sandbox host from ToolingAPI

Looking at the new-ish SandboxInfo and SandboxProcess objects I don't see anyway to get the pod name (ie, NA7, CS16, etc). Is there a way to get this information from the ToolingAPI, or do I have to ...
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Salesforce full copy sandbox preserve ids

Is there a way that a full copy sandbox preserves the ids so that I can reuse the same query as in production? If not, are there any other ways to preserve ids while migrating the data to a new ...
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How do you prevent outbound messages from sandbox orgs as a 3rd party developer?

I have an app that sends outbound messages via workflow rules. When a customer makes a copy of their org as a sandbox I start getting outbound messages for that org as well. Is there a best practice ...
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Is there now Development Mode for Sandboxes?

I enabled the Development Mode in my Settings but it does not show up. Neither in Firefox nore in Chrome or Edge. The Documentation says: Available in: Contact Manager, Group, Professional, ...
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Salesforce dashboard is not showing correct information:

It says today's order value is $5,000.42 but real order value is: $14,658.83. Desiree wants the data to match so she can pull daily reports. Please advise as soon as possible.
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How do I delete data from a large-volume custom object in Sandbox

We have a Sandbox environment with storage limit 2 GB, while alone Order_item__c storage amount is 1.8 GB. We are trying to delete the record using the filter Year<=2013 from ...
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While creating the sandbox I am getting the error like this?

While creating the sandbox I am getting the error like this?
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New sandbox with default values

I would like to create new sandbox instance but I need it to be created with default values. What I mean by default values is that when new sandbox is created in Salesforce it is making a copy and is ...
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How do i Find and Delete Duplicates in Custom Object using SOQL or APEX

We are novice to SFDC. We have Custom object for Orders. that is Order__c. We tried following SOQL using Workbench SELECT colname,count(id) num FROM Order__c group by colname having count(colname ...
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Issue in identifying objects in salesforce application functional flows

Currently I am doing a POC on salesforce automation using Serenity BDD framework with Selenium Webdriver. While automating ,the objects inside a iFrame is not working to complete end-end flow. I am ...
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Is deploying of custom metadata records from sandbox going to overwrite existing metadata records in production

I wonder about this. Let's say: Step 1: I deploy custom metadata from Sandbox to Production. Step 2: Then somebody adds records to the deployed metadata in Production. This will create a difference ...
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What is the procedure to upgrade salesforce prod release?

Could somebody please answer below questions on how the release upgrade of salesforce orgs(prod & sandbox) happen actually? I never got chance to work on the below items and curious to know from ...
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Sandbox copies and deployment

I'll try to explain this so it makes sense. We contracted a developer for some customization. She created a full sandbox from our Enterprise production environment. Our Opportunity object was limited ...
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Unable to map the subject to a Salesforce.com user AssertionId

I am new on salesforce, working on SAML2.0 using OKTA with salesforce. I have choose Salesforce(Federation ID)application on OKTA and follow the instruction given in OKTA, but failed to login in ...
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Organization-wide email address - Use unverified email in sandbox

I have created a workflow email alert to be sent from an organization wide email address which is verified only in the prod org. I now need to create the same in dev sandbox and commit to git (We use ...
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Insufficient Privileges to create a sandbox

You do not have the level of access necessary to perform the operation you requested. Please contact the owner of the record or your administrator if access is necessary. For more information, see ...
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Deploy Apex class from dev to sandbox and then to production org

I have added a visualforce page, an Apex class and a test class in my developer org, I need to deploy these to sandbox org and subsequently to production org. What are the best practices to do that?
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Run Script After Sandbox Creation and Refresh

With the Spring '16 release, there is new functionality where we can set a script to run after refreshing a sandbox. In the documentation it gives an example where it prints the three context ...
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How to identify the type of Sandbox in Apex?

I need to check the type of Sandbox to verify whether it is one of the following Partial Copy Sandbox Full Sandbox Developer Sandbox The Organization object helps in identifying if its a sandbox ...
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Sandbox Refresh/Create and Robots.txt

Production has a robots.txt file setup and associate to the public facing site. Now if a sandbox is refreshed or created is the live robots.txt associated to the site in the sandbox or is the default ...
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Can I use communities in a sandbox with out communities on my production org?

We don't have communities in our org, and as part of a project I need to show management, an ecommerce/portal solution. I want to have a communities as one of the candidates, but I don't have it in ...
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Sandbox for Marketing Cloud

I'm looking at integrating Marketing Cloud (Corporate Edition) with SFDC community and i have couple questions: While MarketingCloud pricing talks about testing environment, the SFDC Marketing Cloud ...
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Do Unit Tests Increment Auto Number Fields?

I just created a new object with an auto-number name field. Its Starting Number is 0. I ran many unit tests before creating any data, and the true Starting Number I observed is 1420. Is this ...
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An automated sandbox refresh caused the loss of data [duplicate]

Our sandbox got refreshed friday afternoon by an "automated process". Is there any way to recover the lost data ? Also, the integration to Clarizen is gone and I no longer can connect it. Thanks, ...
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Test class completes successfully in production AND newly refreshed sandbox, but fails on deployment

We have some custom code from before I joined the company that is showing some unusual behavior. Code was somehow successfully deployed to production (before my time), and the test code passes ...
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Attempting official deploy process with single sandbox may reset/remove all existing work?

I've been working on a small consulting project for ~3 mo (100 hours), mostly Apex with a little configuration. I used a sandbox per recommendation. I started to work on the deploy process today and ...
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Sandbox option missing in Enterprise Edition

Last Friday I tried to create a new sandbox in Enterprise Edition. It was in the queue all day, so I went home figuring it would be ready by Monday morning. I came in today and now the Sandboxes ...
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How to disable access to sandbox to one user in sfdc

I am new to sfdc. We have two administrators In my organisation and we have only one developer sandbox is available.I refreshed that sandbox few-days back Before refresh the sandbox it is used by ...
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Developer Sandbox Stuck in Queue

I'm currently trying to create a developer sandbox. There is only one other sandbox used in our org (and it has a a status of Complete) and no other sandboxes ahead of it being created. Why is this in ...
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How to use new SandboxPostCopy?

The new Sandbox Post Copy tasks are a great addition and I'm eager to try them but until the release to Production starts on Feb. 6, it seems impossible to experiment with the behavior. I ...
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Sublime/Mavensmate: tests run but can't find leads or documents in database

The first line of one of my Apex class tests reads like so: @isTest public class ImportOrganizerTest { static testMethod void validateImportOrganizer() { Integer oldLeadCount = ...
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No clean data columns available for custom fields - Erro while creating a new Custom Field

I am getting this error when I try to create a new custom field, in my Task object, in a sandbox org. I should mention that I previously erased a field, to open space for this new custom field, ...
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refresh a production org to a starting point

I have a production org to which i deployed metadata from dev sandbox using Ant. There is no connection between dev sandbox and production. How can i refresh the production org to a starting point ?
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VF page loads faster in developer org and takes too much time in sandbox

I have a VF page which loads in 3-4 seconds in most of the orgs while it takes 20-25 seconds on one of my client's sandbox org. What can be the reason behind it. Can the sandbox org of client be slow ...
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Is there an easy way to do a full diff between a sandbox and production org?

I know I could use Mavensmate to diff each file, but is there a tool that can easily find all the differences in metadata between my sandbox and production org?
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Refreshed Dev and Full sandboxes. Now no apex jobs are running. Data is not flowing from middleware to SFDC

After refreshed, I reset the password for the Integration profile. Updated the security token in the middleware. Still no data is coming into SFDC. No apex jobs are running.
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Automating Sandbox Refresh

I have tried looking in the SFDC documentation, but I haven't really found anything that is useful. Does anyone have any experience automating the refresh of sandboxes? One approach I was thinking ...
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Customer Portal in Sandbox

I tried looking at my sample developer account and I can see the Customer Portal (Customize -> Customer Portal). However, I can't see Customer Portal on a sandbox I am working on. Where do I start to ...
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Show a message of user being locked out via custom code

Is it possible to show a message of user being locked out? I had a requirement : If the session has expired and we click on any of the buttons, the page blanks out. This page is inline VF page. Can ...
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Developer Sandbox Refresh Status Stopped

UPDATE: Dev sandbox refresh is completed after 5 hour in stopped phase. But I'd still like to now what causes this. Today I tried to refresh a developer sandbox in our org. First it was in queue as ...
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Trigger Test Fails, Can't See Production Environment's GroupId

I have a Trigger that works in Sandbox. It posts updates to a group. So, I then hard-coded the id from the actual group in my Production environment which now causes my test to fail. I think the ...