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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How to get the current sandbox-name programmatically (dynamically) via APEX

Now after all mere subscribers has per default a lot of sandboxes available, I need a way to programmatically (dynamically) get the sandbox-name of the sandbox org where the actual code is executed. ...
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Copying Production Recycle bin data to Sandbox without undelete in Prod

Is there a way to copy recycle bin from production to a fullcopy sandbox? Does refreshing a sandbox copies the recycle bin data as well to the sandbox? If not out of the box, then is there a way to ...
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Not able to undelete Attachments

I have written a trigger on Attachment. Events are after insert, update, delete and undelete. But I noticed that the undelete trigger doesn't fire at all. I tried to undelete from recycle bin. Even ...
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How to upload the video file in salesforce [closed]

I want to upload the video file in salesforce, could you please anyone , how to upload the video file and mean while which format video is supported in salesforce
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Can I choose which records are copied in a Partial Copy sandbox?

We have a partial copy sandbox that we're using for development and testing. This is really helpful as some of our applications internally store Salesforce id's. However, there is a limitation with ...
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how to trying to write workflow-If picklist value is A & changes to B - send email

If FIELD NAME = “step1,” “step2,” or “step3” and the value changes to either “step1” became to step3 then send Email. If FIELD NAME = “step1,” “step2,” or “step3” and the value changes to either “...
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Error on Contact update in Sandbox when workflow triggers update of picklist field using a Global Picklist (Beta as of Summer '16)

I received the following error upon trying to save a contact: An error has occurred while processing your request. The salesforce.com support team has been notified of the problem. If you believe ...
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Sandbox copy: does it copy the data?

Does the new Summer '16 Sandbox copy feature also copy the data ?
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SandboxPostCopy and Organization.IsSandbox

Could you tell me what would be the value of IsSandbox if I specify the following class during sandbox creation? Will it be 'true' or 'fasle'? global class HelloWorld implements SandboxPostCopy { ...
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Test against organization data approach

As SF Admin, I am working on a data access project which implement the different access levels (e.g. OWD, Sharing Rules, Roles and Profiles) in Salesforce. I'm ready to refresh the Partial Copy ...
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Pricebook object not available whilce creating sandbox template

I am trying to create a sandbox template to setup a partial sandbox, I want to include data from Pricebook and product objects but I don't see them listed in the objects list. Am I missing something?
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I'm having trouble writing tests for apex class [closed]

I've set up an apex class (below) and visualforce page to allow uploading of custom attachments. It seems to work fine in the sandbox. Now, I'm having trouble testing the apex class so I can deploy in ...
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Box.com creating folder for record failing

i'm encountering a wierd behavior in my box.com integration for salesforce. Here's the code. @future (callout=true) public static void createFolder(Id id) { //Instantiate the Toolkit object ...
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Sandstorm sandbox?

Fiddling around the sandbox details I stumbled upon an unknown option. It reads: Sandbox Options Is a Sandstorm copy? Googling around it says it has something to do with Wave analytics but couldn'...
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What is happening when a new sandbox is being activated?

Just out of curiosity. I understand that there is a "copying" phase when creating sandboxes. But what does "activating" mean? The most recent activation took 12 hours. As a techie, I am wondering what ...
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I created an unmanaged package in a Developer org, but I can't figure out how to install it into a sandbox

I developed a custom app in my developer org and I want to deploy it to sandbox via unmanaged package . I created an unmanaged package in a Developer org, but I can't figure out how to install it ...
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Change set failed after upload?

I created a new change set from my sandbox and uploaded to another sandbox. Received the below error: Received below email: The following outbound change set upload failed due to a system error: ...
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approval proccess on the sandbox

im working in the sandbox environment and im creating an new approval proccess. The Entry Criteria is (Opportunity: Integration fees EQUALS 0) AND (Opportunity: Integration waived EQUALS True)....
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Publish an App in Sandbox/Production

I have created a connected app to allow REST API calls from a form system I use. This has been working OK in developer but I am struggling to get a Sandbox working in the same manner. I know it says ...
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Profile Edit View Different in Sandbox vs Production

I have just noticed today some weird behavior happening in my SF sandbox, when I try to edit a profile the page layout looks like : Compared to the production standard one which is : Is it ...
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Retrieving sandbox details

Which API can I use to find out the last refresh date of the current sandbox? Does Salesforce have an API available to find out the sandbox details? I would like to find out the last refresh date, ...
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MavensMate for Sublime Text - Accessing List View Metadata

I'm using MavensMate with Sublime Text 3 to deploy some information to a sandbox, but having difficulty finding metadata relating to the List Views of standard and custom objects. These List Views are ...
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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 "https://test.salesforce....
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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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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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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 ...