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

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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 ...
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How to prevent Stored XSS? [closed]

After check marx security scan i'm getting stored xss error. <apex:outputText value="{!wrk.html_description__c}" escape="{!show}"/> Public List<Workspace__c> workSpaceList {get; set;} ...
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Outbound Message Security and Validation

I am investigating the security implications of using Salesforce's Outbound Messages. I have reviewed the documentation about security for Outbound Messages. Does Salesforce have a way of ...
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How to avoid security risks with escape=“False” in output tags

Ok, say for example the output we need on the page must include HTML tags and we want to avoid any security risks..... Scenerio 1: No user input, string is completely generated by apex code and ...
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Securely Storing a static API secret/key in a Salesforce app

I recently submitted an application to the AppExchange, only to have it not pass the security check due to "Insecure Storage of Sensitive Data Vulnerability." The problem is that my app accesses an ...
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Composite App integration and “Lock sessions to the IP address from which they originated”

I have an older Composite App that uses a Web Tab for integration. It is essentially an iframe that passes the current Session ID and Server URL to an external web application in the query string. The ...
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PIN Security for a Force.com Mobile SDK App

There's a feature for PIN protection which works with Mobile SDK applications which provides an extra level of security for users. The PIN configuration is done as part of a connected app as shown ...
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How to modify custom object security

I setup a custom object (called Sensitive Documents) with a child-master relationship to the Contact object. I was hoping to control the security of my custom object independent of the parent object ...
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security scenario by using profile

I have 5 users and I have 5 accounts and related contact to account. Now I want user1 and user2 can only view account1 and account2 not any other accounts. And all other users can view all accounts. ...
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“View All Users” permission for anonymous Sites profile not visible

We see some odd differences (possibly just since the last release) in the "Administrative Permissions" section of the user profile for a Sites anonymous user (Setup > Develop > Sites > [your site] > ...
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Are security policies enforced on returned data from the API?

I'm making an application that interacts with Salesforce Rest API. When logged in as a user, I can execute SOQL on behalf of that user, for example: SELECT subject from event However, this will ...
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What events can a user see in Salesforce

When looking at the Calendar/Events page, I'm curious what events a user can see. From what I can tell, a user will see an event if: The event is assigned to them They are an invitee on the event ...
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Insufficient Privileges as System Administrator on Opportunity

I am the System Administrator (Standard Profile) and receiving Insufficient Privileges error when trying to access Opportunity fields. "Insufficient Privileges You do not have the level of access ...
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Tooling API and Scheduled Batch Apex - How to access

Without storing a users credentials to salesforce how can one access the tooling API during a daily scheduled batch? Currently we are storing the users username and password in encrypted fields but ...
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Contact visible with OWD Private even though user doesn't have access

I got a requirement that I need to soft delete the Accounts and Contacts. So only deleted records should be visible to System Admin. And also all Accounts and Contacts are shared based on role ...
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Manager Field on User object

Does the Manager Field on the User object control Security Access ? For Ex. if I setup User 1 as manager of User 2 then, would User 2 start seeing records owned by User 1 that they could not ...
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Use-Case for Encrypted Custom Fields and why are they rendered as input type=“text” and not as type=“password” on standard UI?

Can't understand why Encrypted Custom Fields are not rendered as type="password" on the standard UI. The first time you input or later if you change the content, it's just plain text. If you come back ...
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SOQL: prevent SOQL injection - best practices

I have a query string that is as follows(no bulkification required)... String qryString = 'SELECT Id FROM Contact WHERE (IsDeleted = false and Name like \'%' + searchText+ '%\')'; searchText is a ...
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How can I create support organization?

How can I create support organization? I would like to create a new organization so that the regular users can grant access to the user with delegated administration.
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Schedule removal of activated login IP & activated client browsers

I want to force users to regularly go through the SMS login activation process by clearing down the activations list in Salesforce. In the Salesforce configuration menu Setup>Security ...