I'm trying to use the salesforce standard rest api to access the organization sobject so I can read the name of an organization I'm working with. I make a soql query "SELECT Id,Name FROM Organization WHERE Id = '00DA0000000XXXXXXX'" and it sends back sObject type 'Organization' is not supported..

I've looked through Permission Set / Profile object permissions and the Organization object is not available. How do I give permissions for just this object type? I only need to be able to read the name and organization id.

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You can't explicitly give access to this object. The user you're running as should have View Setup and Configuration, and must not be a Customer Portal user. As far as I'm aware, as long as these two conditions are met, they should be able to at least query the object.

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