I want to enable a ExternalData Sources in my Developer Edtion for creating External Objects, Is this possible to enable ExternalData Sources in developer environment or need to get a assistance from Salesforce support?

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If you can open a case with salesforce support and ask them to enable the perm: External Objects Beta.

Or You can provide me the ORG ID and I can verify if I can enable it for your Developer edition.

  • Thanks for your response. This is my ORG ID : 00D90000000pw4Z Commented Jun 30, 2014 at 7:38
  • I have enabled it for your free Developer edition.Let me know if it helps. Commented Jun 30, 2014 at 7:48
  • Thanks for your great support now it showing the ExternalDataSources and External Objects in my DeveloperEdition.. Commented Jun 30, 2014 at 7:54
  • @varun guruvugari Can you enable this feature in this ORG ID:00D90000000pYFE because me to trying this feature.It will be very helpful for me . Commented Jun 30, 2014 at 7:59
  • @ManojChandran: I have enabled it.It is a pilot feature which is in Beta version, so I would recommend users to wait until it open for all users. Commented Jun 30, 2014 at 8:25

External Objects (Lightning Connect in marketing terms) is now generally available in Winter 15 (API 32.0). You can find it under Build > Develop > External Objects.

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