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We are trying to Upsert records for account using Bulk API.The CSV file contains a field named "OWNER". While performing the operation we get the error as

Field name not found:"Owner"

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    Try ownerid instead of owner
    – Prady
    Apr 19, 2016 at 14:34
  • If I do so,I am getting the following error in result. INVALID_FIELD:Field name provided, Id is not an External ID or indexed field for User:-- Apr 19, 2016 at 14:38
  • Got it Thanks.But why is that we are using "OwnerID" while the API name of the Account Owner is "Owner"? Apr 19, 2016 at 14:46

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The API name of the field you are looking for is OwnerId. You need to populate it with a User Id.

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  • If I do so,I am getting the following error in result. INVALID_FIELD:Field name provided, Id is not an External ID or indexed field for User:-- – Apr 19, 2016 at 14:39
  • Not sure what exactly is going wrong. Your csv should have a column with header OwnerId where you have to put an 15 or 18-digit User Id. Apr 19, 2016 at 14:43
  • Got it Thanks.But why is that we are using "OwnerID" while the API name of the Account Owner is "Owner"? Apr 19, 2016 at 14:46
  • But we do have a field named "Account Owner" with API name as "Owner" right?why should we use ownerId then?and why ownerID not available in fields section of Accounts? Apr 19, 2016 at 15:06

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