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This might seam like a stupid question but I have run out of options. Upon connecting to the SOAP API with SalesForce, I must provide a username and a password. I tried my credentials from the App Center, I tried the client secret and client ID, I tried even the credentials from the account from which I linked in the App Center, and also tried combinations and nothing worked.

So I guess my question is this: What is the username and password that are required to authenticate my app calls?

L.E: I am adding the token received via api call /requestToken and the token is STILL available. I have no idea what I'm doing wrong. Please help me!

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If you are using SOAP API for login functionality ,please note that the Username and Password are your user credentials .

Also kindly note that password here is a combination of Password + Security Token .Your Security token is obtained from your personal settings .To avoid security token you can your php login server IP address in your trusted network settings inside SFDC.

  • What credentials? The app center ones? I tried those, do not work... the account that i linked in the app center? tried that and didn't work... What credentials? – Ares Draguna Apr 12 '16 at 11:25
  • I am trying and trying and every time I get "Login failed" and it is driving me crazy man, trust me... – Ares Draguna Apr 12 '16 at 11:27
  • Your SFDC credentials .Whats the error are you getting ? Also you can navigate to User record to check if login errors under login history – Mohith Shrivastava Apr 12 '16 at 11:27
  • If you have admin credentials ,go to login history and see cause of login failure for your user .Its just password error or you are missing something obvious – Mohith Shrivastava Apr 12 '16 at 11:28
  • I am simply getting "Login failed". Also, I tried those credentials from the platform that shows the login history (I think that is the SFDC that you are talking about) and they do not work. More so, I cannot see a failed login attempt in the login history :(( -- sorry, it is really frustrating... – Ares Draguna Apr 12 '16 at 11:29

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