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I need to redirect my users from my website to the Salesforce community.How can I use their username and password from my website and pass it to Salesforce community so that users are not asked to login to community?

Any help is appreciated.

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When doing this sort of thing you do NOT retain the username and password detail for forwarding - this would be a massive security no-no. Instead you use some form of "Single Sign-on". See the Salesforce documentation on what they can support. There is also this article about configuring SAML for communities.

  • Thanks for your reply. Is it possible and safe to do using oauth 2.0? will I be able to achieve it using javascript in my web page? – user41998 Mar 14 at 9:18
  • In principle (and not knowing the specifics of your web site and its authentication functionality) it should be possible. For more on OAuth and Salesforce take a look at help.salesforce.com/… – Phil W Mar 14 at 10:11

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