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

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Permission Customize Application depends on permission(s):Manage Translation

I am getting above problem when granting modify All permission in permission set . How i can solve above problem. what is wrong with me? Thanks in Advance.
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How to help portal/community users with out TLS 1.1 enabled?

Salesforce will be phasing out support for TLS 1.0 over the coming year. Browsers will need TLS 1.1 or higher to connect to Salesforce. Users of Internet Explorer v, 8, 9, & 10 on Windows 7 or v. ...
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Attempts to update a custom object using the default user on a force.com site returning 401

I am attempting to integrate Twilio with Salesforce to provide telephony based access for field staff. I have configured the site and have a custom controller that successfully queries custom ...
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Make a record visible to only a person in a field

I will be making a bunch of new records for a custom object through an import with Data Loader. One of the fields I will be populating will be a lookup field to the User object. What is the best way ...
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security considerations while using url parameters in soql as bind variables

on most of our pages, we have some url parameters. we use these parameters as bind variables in various SOQL queries. is there a common pattern we can use which takes care of security issues.
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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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Does Salesforce have an on-premise solution?

For companies that do not want to have their data in the cloud, does Salesforce offer an on-premise solution? If not, what solutions/certifications do they provide for security conscious or highly ...
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Prevent related record deletion, except when parent record is being deleted

I have two custom objects, call them Parent and Child. Child has a Lookup to Parent, via Parent__c. It is not a Master:Detail relation. What pattern could I use to prevent deletion of a Child record ...
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How Checkmarx works

Can someone please advise how Checkmarx/ Force.com Security Source Scanner will be performing code review Is code review happening within Salesforce servers or code get ported to Checkmarx server ...
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Picklist field is disabled but profile and layout shows editible

I have a picklist field on a custom object that is disabled (grayed out) when I am editing a record on that custom object for a user in a profile that should have write access to that field. I have ...
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How can I hide “Recently Viewed Opportunities” list view for some users?

I need to hide the "Recently Viewed Opportunities" list view from all users other than admin. While searching I found that, this list view can not be edited. Does this also mean that it cannot be made ...
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What is the meaning of this error message?

I got an unmanaged package from the developer. I installed it in the developer org. Created a managed package from the components and gave the managed package for security review. Here is the message ...
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Password Expiration

I would like to now if there is way to "rollback" a password reset in salesforce.(because of this happends the security token would also be reset and this is not desired) Thank you..
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Using without sharing with customer community - can't create account

It looks like customer community users can't create Account records because there is no create option in object settings for a customer community profile. I thought that I could get around this if ...
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Security and sharing for apex class

I created a profile with no special privilege like author apex(which is a combination of modify all data and view and setup configuration)given to it. The visualforce page is made accessible to 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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How to restrict user access to massdelete button on listview?

I have a custom button called massdelete on listview. I don't want everyone to see this button but only selected profiles or roles..How to do this? Thanks in Advance..
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Considerations for calling out to enterprise applications behind a firewall from salesforce?

If I'm looking to integrate an enterprise application behind a firewall with Salesforce, what considerations should I be making? From the architect certification study guide Given a scenario, ...
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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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An invalid security token was provided

After adding reference to "https://webservice.s7.exacttarget.com/etframework.wsdl", I tried to send mail by using following code, but it gives me an error " An invalid security token was provided ...
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Is data transfer between Salesforce and Heroku secure?

I wanted to check how secure is data transfer between salesforce and heroku. Is there any encryption mechanism built in when we integrate salesforce and Heroku (when data transfer occurs). Update - ...
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Security considerations when adding instance url to remote sites

Can someone describe the possible security implications of adding the URL for your salesforce instance as a remote site? Understand this allows users to call certain rest apis tooling/metadata. ...
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A way to let non-Salesforce user to have a limited read/write access to internal data

I have a following use case: Company Alpha wants to use Salesforce for recruiting purpose. In order to do so, Alpha would like to let non-Salesforce user to have a limited read/write access to ...
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User can't search on a particular field while other users can

I have a user that is unable to search (sidebar) on an auto-number field on a custom object. The field does have a master-detail relationship with an account, however this user has read all access to ...
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Unable to redirect a page from Visualforce

I'm currently making a custom editor in Visualforce that adds things to a related list. Things from this list are selected and then when the "add packages" button is click it should make the records, ...
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Does Salesforce have an Antivirus feature?

Is there any way to integrate Antivirus in Salesforce, or does this already exist? Additionally, I would like to also have realtime URL scanning of malicious HTML documents and websites. Key ...
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Trying to find information on security for Files attached to Activities. Can you separate it out?

I'm struggling somewhat to find anything on the File Attachment related list in Activities. What I am hoping is to be able to limit who can see/download the file and remove it from being searchable. ...
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How to I prevent a object(standard as well as custom) records(all) to be displayed in global search? [duplicate]

For E.g. Do not allow search results to display for Accounts records
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Why might a certificate import fail, when uploading a certificate not created from a Salesforce-generated Certificate Signing Request?

I've been given two X509 certificates to upload into an org for use in SSO (one for signing, one for decrypting), but I can't seem to upload either of them successfully. As I've been given the ...
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How to serve a Site.com site using HTTPS?

We would like to use a custom HTTPS certificate to serve a new site.com site via the HTTPS scheme. How to implement this in Site.com? I believe the Fall 2014 release added this capability, but I ...
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Login using javascript remoting

we are trying to use AngularJS as a framework for a community site. Problem is that the first page is accessible as a guest user. All required remote action calls are public. At a certain point, the ...
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How to restrict a user's access for accounts they do not own

I have a roles hierarchy like in the image attached. One Sales Manager and UNDER this role, two other roles: Sales_Europe and Sales_US. Assigned to these two roles, i have two users: user_a (Role: ...
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insufficient privilege on changing opportunity owner despite sharing rule

Hi i have our OWD setup for Opportunity object = Private then we have this sharing rule: Owner in Role: Sales Manager shared with owner in Role:Sales Rep (Read/Write) now our Sales Manager created ...
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Can't see all users' ContentVersion rows in Workbench

Following query is useful to me, to see which files have been uploaded to Salesforce. This query only shows rows that have actually been created by the user who is logged into workbench and running ...
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how to hide a record in hierarchy model salesforce

I have a hierarchy model where 1 manager with 2 leads officer (A, B) and 2 sales person under each lead officer. Now my client need to hide records of A lead officer from manager. How can it be ...
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Custom Component visible in Sandbox but not in Production

I created a few custom components to use in two different email templates (they all use the same controller class) and everything is working as it should at the Sandbox. But when I deployed it in ...
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Why Salesforce oAuth Username Password flow does not need security token?

While using SOAP API login call we need security token or the public IP should be whit listed. Why not when we use connected APP Username Password flow? If you compare security token implementation ...
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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 ...