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Chatter Free users: Automatic login link works, but username/password login does not

I'm trying to setup some "Chatter Free" license type users in a sandbox. (These are new test users not users copied from production.) The long automatic login URL in the initial (and any "Reset ...
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Cannot login as a User even if i am salesforce admin

A user is currently inactive,i made him as Active ( I have the salesforce admin profile), after making him active, i cannot see the "Login" button in his user profile. Any reasons why i cant see the ...
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Are guest accounts within Salesforce's Use Policies, and if so, how would you create a guest account?

Not sure if a single "guest" account is okay within Salesforce's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) - but if it is, I would like to know, using the Enterprise Edition, how to setup a user that is only able ...
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Salesforce Sandbox Only Access for New User

Is it possible to create a sandbox, a user, limit that user's access to only that sandbox, and then later if needed, switch the user from the sandbox only access to production access? UPDATE: ...
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Adding user of one salesforce org to another salesforce org

I am trying to add user of one salesforce org to be user of another salesforce org . May i know how can i achieve it. Thanking you.
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How do I audit which users are marked as “force.com Flow User”s?

When using flows, there is a checkbox on the user details to enable that user as a "force.com Flow User." I have tried to create a user view that shows this field, but I can't see it as an option for ...
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Giving users access to a specific custom setting without granting them Customize Application access

I'm working on a VF page to give some users access to certain custom settings without given them the entire Customize Application access. Is there anyway to edit and commit data into the system as an ...
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Mysterious OP_WITH_INVALID_USER_TYPE_EXCEPTION, Operation not valid for this user type: []

I had following situation. When I tried to edit and save some of custom object CustomObject1__c instance, I received error in the top of the page Error: Invalid Data. Review all error messages below ...
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Salesforce Sandbox Problem

I am unable to Login into Sandbox account,Actually we have 3 Production Environment for this production account i have only one sandbox Account,in that 3 production accounts i changed one of my ...
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Field Creation in Email Pagelayout

I want to create a PickList Field in below screen is it possible,
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How do I set another user's security token as an admin?

I am trying to set the security token of an API user (with insufficient privileges to do just about anything in the GUI, including enter the "Personal Information" section where users typically reset ...
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Assign new profile to user ABC when logged in as user ABC

When I edit any user from Manage Users, I am able to change the profile assigned to the user because I see a dropbox to choose the required profile from: However, when on the edit page of the same ...
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Is Class Course from salesforce.com, a compulsion for ADM201 certification ?

Do i have to compulsorily take the instructor led or classroom training classes for any of the salesforce.com ADM certifications. I am willing to self study & complete the certification within 60 ...
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Salesforce: Any API for getting user information?

I am trying to find a way to get the information about the salesforce enterprise user from his auth_token. I want to find the username, email address and role(admin/user) from the auth-token. ...
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User role is grayed out when setting up another admin

I am trying setup another backup admin user for our Salesforce and in the user setup area the role field is grayed out and below it the only option is for chatter?
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Default Asset lookup field in Cases doesn't display every Assets

One of our user noticed that the default Asset lookup field in the Case isn't displaying every Asset tied to an Account in our organization. I verified that there were no lookup filter preventing ...
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Avoiding the password notification to be sent to the User on creation

When i create new user through salesforce UI i dont want the password notification to be sent to the User .Is this possible ?I know one solution is to uncheck the generate Email Notification and new ...
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User Adoption Strategies

This may be a generalized question but I would like to know as to how you drive adoption of users in Salesforce. What type of different dashboards/reports have you created for different types of ...
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How to populate a lookup based on a Id

Is there a way I can lookup an User based on Id/ name I want to achieve the following 1) Object A has User lookup when the User lookup changes I am using a formula on related object to Object A to ...
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Sandbox settings in Single sign on org

I created a new sandbox for my org. I am trying to activate a developer sandbox and I am struck there. All I see is a refresh link and login link. I am unable to see the activation link. I have ...
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Bulk Update the “My Social Accounts and Contacts” Preference for all Users

I'd like to enable Social Accounts and Contacts in our org, and then bulk update all Users to NOT have the "Use Social Accounts and Contacts" setting enabled. This would allow me to then send out a ...
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Using cases to manage and track internal SF tasks?

We have multiple administrators and or power users performing various designated tasks and want to use cases to manage, track, report and document. Anyone have any suggestions or best practices to ...
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What's more helpful than Salesforce Customer Support? [closed]

IRC channel #Salesforce seems to be the only place with valid answers and helpful admins/devs.
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Best practice for removing former admin user from all records, triggers and workflows?

I'm thinking of using demandtools to find all objects that their account is tied to. Then I was going to test removal and replacement with current admin user in a sandbox environment. Just wondering ...