Looking at getting shield up and running. To get the option to enable Shield, Field Audit Trail, and event monitoring, is that something I need to reach out to our success manager and have enabled for the org? I am just trying to "Flip the switch".


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    Start reading from Enable Shield Platform Encryption in trailhead.salesforce.com/en/content/learn/modules/spe_admins/…
    – identigral
    Jun 13, 2019 at 16:07
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    Costs $$. When we did it, there was a reduced bundle price to get all 3. The field audit trail expansion of 20 to 60 was well worth it
    – cropredy
    Jun 13, 2019 at 18:59
  • @cropredy for the field audit expansion, mind if i ask why it was worth the $? I would have thought a home-grown trigger based solution would be a better value prop Jun 13, 2019 at 20:54
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    @PartOfTheOhana the sheer convenience of being able to see field history on the objects with a bunch of fields that changed a lot was the draw. Developers were busy building business function and we didn’t need them diverted for audit trail work. I will say that we were primarily motivated to get encryption and the price for all 3 was ‘right’
    – cropredy
    Jun 13, 2019 at 21:01

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It depends on your enviro. First you need to get a license. Contact Salesforce for that. If it's a dev org you should have it.

Here is a trailhead on shield - https://trailhead.salesforce.com/content/learn/modules/spe_admins

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