Salesforce user security is an intersection of sharing, user, Profiles, roles, roles hierarchy and object permissions.

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API access security in salesforce

I have batch class which fetch data from API url & insert that data into salesforce. Our other team which is working on API from other side they need to set security so that only our saleforce ...
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Developer Console security

Context: We have multiple Business Admins in different countries, who can only see records from their market in Salesforce. Now, we're considering giving these Business Admins access to the Developer ...
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SFDC European Data Center experiences

I see a new EU5 instance on trust.salesforce.com which has a 'LON' hovertext over it, assumingly referring to London. I can imagine some companies might be interested in having their data hosted in ...
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Custom Domain with Connected App for Branding restricting login for other org users

I am building a hybrid mobile app using SalesforceMobileSDK-iOS & Cordova. I want have custom branding on the login screen of the app. I have created a connected App with all possible permissions ...
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how to report on who has access to pricebooks

I need to be able to see who and what roles and subords have access to what pricebooks, e.g., active pricebooks, is there a way to do this?
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What could be the situation - Record Currently Unavailable- Record Lock Issue

One of user from my org got this error while changing an owner of Account. (there is a trigger on Account who updates its child opportunities too ) Now I am unable regenerate the error. So my ...
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How to audit membership change events? (roles & groups)

We are developing a Security Audit solution for Salesforce, I can easily find how to query for the current state of role hierarchy, group membership etc. But I can't seem to find how to audit ...
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How are Master Encryption Keys being stored?

What storage methods does Salesforce use to store Master Encryption Keys? For example, are the master keys stored in some type of secure key store? If so, what methods does it use to ensure the keys ...
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Why is the Add Google Docs button hidden on some SObjects for same user?

We have Google apps activated. I have a user, which can add Google docs to leads/Accounts/Oppty/etc... But when he goes to Campaign page - the buttons are missing. I only have 1 page layout ...
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Restricting record level access in role hierarchy

If i set the OWD for Account as private and if i create a public group and add some users into that and create a sharing rule for giving read and write access to that public group then managers of the ...
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Provide read to few users and read / write to all users on a new sObject when all users have same profile permissions

We have about 108 users in out application who need to be able to have read / write access on an special sObject and do other lots of things. There are two user who need to do the same other lots of ...
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Salesforce Security Review documentation

I want to know if their is any proper documentation format that I have to follow for security review. I have searched for the document format and got this link ...
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checking FLS in triggers

I've seen loads of code examples of triggers and helper classes. They never check for object or field level permissions. I wonder if this was done for code clarity or is this something one does ...
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Salesforce Security Review?

i have used the burp tool but i think it doesent suit for my requirements.. can i know what are the different parammeters on which code is being reviewed apart from governor limits and sharing ...
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Issues on a LIST button

I have a list button that on clicking take me to page /apex/abc . In that page I have a input field called account : order__c.account__c that is a master detail child to Accounts and a button. My ...
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salesforce Org and group level security

A company has 2 franchises, both of which are a part of the same Salesforce org. The CEO manages both franchises, and should be able to see and communicate with all users. The CEO further needs to ...
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Visualforcepage security

I have a custom profile named Marketing Team and the assigned user is Sujal. In that profile, i enabled one visualforce page access to him. So accordingly, Sujal can now access that VF page. I have ...
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Show Inactive Product records to user who does not have edit access

Is there a way to show inactive products to user who does not have edit access to same ? I could have given edit access to products on user's profile but then they will also have access to ...
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When do we need to use Apex Class permissions

My colleague and I were reviewing the Apex Class Security Overview. Per our understanding of the page, if a user does not have permission to access VisualForce page's controller, he should not be ...
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Provide limited shared access to objects

I'm working on a system integrating Infor LN and Salesforce using the Inforce app. All SF records sync'd with LN are of an Inforce Account Record Type. The accounts have the usual CRM features plus ...
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Are private fields visible through related list of a related (public) object?

I created two objects ObjectVisible and ObjectHide. ObjectVisible has lookup fields to ObjectHide. I set the OWD as follows: ObjectVisible: Public Read, ObjectHide: Private I used custom code to ...
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How to secure Web Service API integration with external systems

I am given few URLs (web service APIs), which when called would fetch and display data in JSON format and I am using these in my Salesforce Org and use them to update few of Salesforce fields. I have ...
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How can I set field level security for multiple fields in the same custom object?

I have deployed several objects from one sandbox environment to another. I notice that the field level security settings has not been deployed. I used the change sets method to deploy these objects. ...
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VF Page Custom Console Component blocked due to Same Origin Policy

I have a custom Visual Force page and use it as a custom console component in the Service Console. It was working but not it's being blocked due to the same origin policy: Uncaught SecurityError: ...
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Contact's child records transfer

I have few custom child objects (lookup relationship) of Contact. My requirement is if I change the Contact owner from User A to User B, I want the child records of that Contact to be transferred to ...
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Accessing Salesforce session via oAuth maintains session across browsers

I am using oAuth 2.0 Web server flow to connect to Salesforce org and get the Access token and refresh token. I use the following URL to access a visualforce page that resides within the Salesforce ...
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How best to secure client_id + secret using - Rails + Restforce

I've successfully managed to set up an app using my developer account - it is currently making use of Ruby on Rails 4.2.beta2, ejholmes most excellent gem restforce and the very helpful tutorial and ...
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Safest way to see if a user is still “logged in” (REST API)

I'm using the Salesforce REST API along with OAuth 2.0 User-Agent Flow. I have the need to "ping" Salesforce to see if a user is logged on (this is the simplest way to do so in my application). If the ...
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Error : Insert Failed :INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_ON_CROSS_REFERENCE_ENTITY, Sharing Rule Trigger

I have created one Trigger to give access to particular Accounts of my "Special" custom object records, Here BBB : Is custom object having lookup of both Account and Special E.g. BBBRecord = ( ...
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Is DATABASEDOTCOM Ruby gem affected by SFDC dropping SSL3.0 support?

SFDC recently stated they will not support SSL3.0 any longer. Notification goes on to say currently supported browsers all use TLS by default so the users are safe. My concern is an external ruby ...
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Is encrypting passwords in protected custom settings a security requirement?

Regarding the Salesforce security review process, can anyone confirm (or deny) that storing a connection URL, username and password for a webservice utilized by an appexchange app can be done in plain ...
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I created a custom object, and fellow admins cannot see my data

I'm part of the System Administrator role/profile. I created a custom object and added some data to it. Other system admins created data as well. When creating the object, we assign ourselves as the ...
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Is login history only stored for 6 months?

Is login history only stored for 6 months? I appreciate it's in the security audit controls workbook: Because of the volume of data, login history is automatically removed after six months. If you ...
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Field level security and API access

Could someone please explain how both of the following two statements are correct: A field hidden by field level security is not visible through the API. A user has not been granted field-level ...
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'Workflow' to resubmit package to security review with corrections

I had a technical question and wanted it to review it with you to make sure that I am following the right approach: To submit the package for security review, I do the following steps: I get the ...
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Critical Update “Serve Static Resources from the Visualforce Domain” still serves resources via Salesforce Domain

After activating the Critical Update, I checked a couple of my orgs using Managed Packages which provide resources used on buttons and scripts in the Standard Salesforce domain. It surprised me that ...
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Display unsecured Intranet pages in SF

I have company intranet pages are insecure webpages , and I want to make them accessible by a tab. From what I understand, you can only put secure pages on tabs. Can someone recommend a work around? ...
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Making a public read/write record private

Disclaimer! I have searched for a result to this question on the web with no success therefore I need someone with expertise to review it and provide an answer. I use a public read/write OWD model on ...
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Twilio Integration and SSLv3 POODLE Vulnerability

I have an existing integration with Twilio that works great - Twilio posts a message to a custom SFDC REST endpoint, and we can generate a new SMS message by calling out to the standard Twilio REST ...
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Role based sharing: All Components in Salesforce and what is the best way to make existing changes

Not sure what is the best way to ask this question I am listing down all the places (configuration only) components where force.com platform provides option to share/assign based on Role, Role and ...
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Adding members to Account Team

OWD for Account /Opportunity and cases are private. I have formed a group in the organisation which includes only post sales consultant. The members of the group should have the flexibility to add ...
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How to control custom object through territory management?

I have 2 custom objects and tabs. Accounts and Users are assigned manually in my org. How to I control their visibility/security according to territories? Are there any samples that I refer to? That ...
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Should we give the guest user profile the “view encrypted data” permission?

We've developed native VF/Apex code that allows us to send a link to a customer and have them securely view a PDF of their contract (contract is a VF page generated using data from fields in their ...
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Logout problem after few clicks

The sandbox is on CS18, which has been upgraded to Summer 14 is showing very strange bahaviour. Now, in my sandbox, users are kicked out (redirected to the login page) after a few clicks. Anyone is ...
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Do Salesforce1 Mobile App users on cellular always have to verify their login

This is an admin question rather than coding: I have an SF1 user that has to validate their login virtually every time that they login to SF1. The user has an iPad Air running iOS7 with a cellular ...
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How to Use Custom Setting to Avoid Insecure Credential Storage Vulnerability?

I got a comment from Salesforce team about an insecure credential storage vulnerability saying that we must avoid hardcoding sensitive information and should use the custom settings. My situation ...
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Is there a way to reset a user's secret question if they know neither the answer nor their password?

A user forgot their password. I have admin rights in the org so I reset their password. They then informed me that they have also forgotten the answer to their secret question. I know that you can ...
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How to display the filed set on a vf page [closed]

I have created a field set on a custom object and I am getting all the fields from the field set to a apex class. Now I need to display the field to a Vf page as inputfield. Is it possible to display ...
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You do not have permission to view this page or an error occured

I have installed a package in my org. But when I try to run a page from this package I am getting an error that Error You do not have permission to view this page or an error occured. Please ...
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How to avoid consequences of sandbox security token refresh - Eclipse IDE projects

Every time after sandbox refresh, security token is expired. So this causes necessity of creation of new security token and sending it to your email. Then you have to update that information in ...