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I have 2 different communities - Partner & Customer. There is this use case of having Partners accessing the Customer community also because of business model client do.

What I was planning to have Permission set for to which Partners will be assigned and use that permission set in Customer community to allow partners login/access.

So the question now is that when Partners are added in Customer community via permission set are they going to get the separate and new login (username+password) for customer community or they can use their existing login credentials (which they use for partner community) to access the customer community?

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    Login depends upon the URL, credentials remain the same – Raul Feb 8 '17 at 20:25
  • Yes, as you said login credentials remains the same. Thanks – Jai Chaturvedi Feb 13 '17 at 22:56
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When you create a Community in Salesforce, you can choose a unique domain.

So lets say you have base URL for community as https://yourcompany.force.com, domain for customers as customer and partners as partner.

Now if you allow a user with access to both communities, they can use same login credentials for both communities:

  1. Customer community login would be through https://yourcompany.force.com/customer
  2. Partner community login would be through https://yourcompany.force.com/partner

Yes, you can use permission sets to Add Members to Your Community.

  • yeah, I know that single user can have 2 login URL but that was not my question in real. I want to know basically if I assign the partner user to customer community using permission set then does partner user have to use the same login credentials or he will get new login username and password? – Jai Chaturvedi Feb 8 '17 at 21:16
  • Ah, I had added a comment to question which I didn't add here- Login to community depends upon the URL, credentials remain the same. Added in answer as well! – Raul Feb 8 '17 at 21:19

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