I am importing data via a CSV file. Everything is working except the date field. In salesforce I have created a date field in Accounts for the incoming data. When I use the import wizard and I get to the Accounts section I have chosen the proper column in the CSV file. But when the import completes and I view the Accounts section of Salesforce the date fields are all blank. What do I need to do to import the date fields?
with the default data loader the standard date/time format is
but if you use Jitterbits data loader(FREE) (http://www.jitterbit.com/solutions/salesforce-integration/salesforce-data-loader/) it allows for a few more datetime formats including
mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss (note should be in 24 hour time)
Important gotcha is that you set your timezone settings inside the jitterbit preferences, i assumed it used the time zone settings of the user connecting and was burned a few times.