Questions tagged [administration]

Salesforce administration encompasses many different areas of Salesforce, but is generally non code related.

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“https://sforgcompare.herokuapp.com/”Is this trusted tool for Salesforce org comparing sandbox to sandbox and sandbox to production

"https://sforgcompare.herokuapp.com/" is this trusted tool, any other tools for org comparing in Salesforce. Your comments/suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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Functional difference between Business Processes and normal picklists?

What are the benefits of using a business process for leads, cases, opportunities and solutions rather than defining a normal picklist to hold the record's status? Is it just so you can assign the ...
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Change the label of a standard field of PriceBookEntry object

Is it possible to change the label of a field (in my case I'd like to change the label of the UnitPrice field) of the PriceBookEntry standard object ? In the setup -> tabs and labels, I don't see ...
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Using custom field in forecasting with adjustments

I am working on a requirement where i am required to check if the forecasted revenue vs actual revenue from an opportunity and in case the actual revenue amount is edited and reduced(less than the ...
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User CRUD permission for content builder in marketing cloud

Is it possible in Marketing cloud to have folder-based user role for CRUD operations in both Email Content Builder and Data Extention as well? So, for example a user A will only have access to create ,...
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2 unknown fields Sent connection Name and Received connection name field in List views. Not sure whats the use of these 2 fields

As a system admin, i restricted some fields using field level security however I see 2 unknown fields Sent connection Name and Received connection name field in List views. Not sure whats the use of ...
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Can I repeat(loop) a FLOW screen Interview based on User Input?

I have a scenario where there are 5 screens. On 2nd screen, The user will input a number(Repeat = x), based on that I want to repeat Interview screen 3, Interview screen 4, and Interview screen 5. ...
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Salesforce record access: Can access provided on public group override profile permissions

We have a user X, whose profile level access on an object is CRU. Now, this user is also part of a public group which provide read only access on the same object. So, will the access provided by ...
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How to make First Name field required and Last Name not required on User and Contact objects

Problem: I have a requirement to make First Name fields (On User and Contact objects) required and to make the Last Name fields on both objects not required. Given these are standard fields, I ...
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Best to go with single api user or need to create multiple users

salesforce is allready integrated with serviceNow ..MiddleWare is SnapLogic , we created one API user in salesforce , Now we have new integration project salesforce is integrate with HRC system here ...
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statusCode: 403 - CANNOT_INSERT_UPDATE_ACTIVATE_ENTITY

I have site which will update the record in account object. (LWC with aura app) I'm getting Following error when i tried to update from public site with Guest user access. It's working when I'm ON in ...
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Close Chatter Questions, Post and Poll after 2 months programmatically in Apex/Salesforce

I have requirement to Close Chatter Questions, Post and Poll after 2 months. Is there any way to close FeedItem record of salesforce programmatically since IsClosed field of FeedItem is readlonly?
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Best way to replace an existing user with new user

We have an employee who left the organization and a new one one replacing him. What is the best way to assign all the records owned by the previous user to the new user? The new user is performing the ...
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What will make an org eligible for Einstein Opportunity Scoring?

As per release note (Focus on the Right Deals with Opportunity Scores) they mentioned only if an org is eligible I will be able to use this free (now onwards) functionality. My question is what my ...
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Delete Salesforce Standard force.com pages and classes

We are in the process of cleaning up our code (updating to latest versions, removing unnecessary code....) and we found many force.com standard pages and classes that we are not using. Can any one ...
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I want to hide Edit(Salesforce Classic) action from Report

I want to hide the Edit(Salesforce Classic) action from the report record, I checked in Profile and permission set, I not getting any permission related to hiding these button, This is a standard ...
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Restricting Lookup values within Opportunity

We would like to restrict a lookup field within the Opportunity to only allow users to select the record that has been added to a junction object related to the Account of the Opportunity. This use ...
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Need to restrict a user from saving a report in Public Reports folder

I have a request from upper management saying that no user is allowed to create and save a report in the Public Reports folder. We need to keep that folder tidy. I gave the user just these ...
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Hide all Opportunities from Profile

I am trying to hide opportunity specific fields (name, DOB, address) for a group of users in Salesforce. Since those fields are defaulted and can't be removed is my only option to change the Org wide ...
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Profile is being used in community by salesforce?

I am able to see two profile related to site and user. Which profile is used by salesforce to provide Field level access of a object? First one is : (Open Contact having user -> View User -> ...
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Difference between “Reset Password” & “Generate New Password”

I agree while creating a New user we get the option Generate New Password, while a user forgets the password we help them by resetting them. Even then we have the option to edit the user and check the ...
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Can we add Alert Popup message in Standard Approval Process on Opportunity in Salesforce?

I have standard approval process on Opportunity, I want a alert pop up message with "Cancel" and "Submit" buttons. Is there any way to accomplish this without customisation/Code ? Any comments will ...
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Display private dashboard on Home tab

Is there a way for a user (without "Customize Application" permissions) to display a private dashboard that they created on their Home Tab, in Salesforce Lightning? We only want them to see it, not ...
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How to Determine the Default Record Type for System Mode?

I have an Apex class which imports leads which runs in System mode. How do I know what recordTypeId the inserted lead will default to when there is no running User and Profile? I created a test to ...
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Complex criteria Opportunity Validation Rule

I have a requirement of restricting the opportunity ownership change these are my conditions Opportunity stage =closed won ,Closed lost (we have a Formula Field called 'Team' which is based on ...
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Change/Update User License assigned to a permission set

I have created a Permission set using a Salesforce License type, now this permission set has to be assigned to community user as well which am unable to assign, so was thinking to update the license ...
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Secure Object Permissions for Guest Users (Security Alert) May 2020

I am a little bit confused with this security alert that will take place in May of 2020. Within the sandbox they only list 3 objects, where this update will be affected Contracts, Order, and ...
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Trying to add an SSH key to Key Management section of Admin

Trying to add a key, and the client sent me the key information (one long ungodly string)... but, I'm not sure how to add it into the platform. It looks like I need to 'browse' to add a file so I ...
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Set default landing page for a particular profile

We are trying to set the landing page for a particular profile, that profile has access to only 2 apps and both the apps do not have a default landing page set. We also do not have org level landing ...
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Disable record owner transfer for ONE profile for only ONE object

I need to disable the ability to change a record owner, but only for the Lead object, and only for one Profile. Is this possible? Alternatively/Additionally, is there a way to remove the "change ...
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Unknown user permission: UseMySearch

Why am i getting this error while deploying my profiles into another sandbox. Please let me know hwo to solve this. i have tried verifying my components in the change set and everything looks fine
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How can we create Custom objects and fields without using Object Manager(from the UI)?

I am already aware of the Traditional method of creating Custom Objects and fields using object manager in Salesforce but just curious if there is another way to create them that will increase a ...
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Multiple Account Set up

We have multiple business units in our Org and the existing setup is set in a way by consultants that every account in Salesforce will have a unique Business Unit. For Example Business Unit XYZ will ...
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Adding BUs to Corporate Edition (Marketing Cloud)

Client has been using a Corporate edition of Marketing Cloud and acquired a new separate business... so, we need to add a BU to Corporate Edition. Do we need to add 1 business unit or 2? Support ...
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Test Class for PDF Reader Trigger

I have written one trigger for a PDF reader and Case creation based on that PDF. Now I am trying to coverage by the Test Class but it is showing only 0% Coverage. Can anyone please help me with the ...
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How to trigger flow when the record is new or changed

I'd like to know when is the alternative method when using formula, ISNEW() and ISCHANGED() in the flow builder. Here's what I already know: ISCHANGED() 1) Compare CreatedDate <> ...
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Page Layouts: Two users with same profile have different layouts?

I have two users that have different roles but the same profile. I cleaned up some page layouts for our lead and contact objects and am testing them with a particular set of users. No issues with ...
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How to Generate a report with Role Hierarchy for custom object?

We have role hierarchy filter in Opportunity object. The same way i need to filter records based on role hierarchy for custom object. report type is standard. Can you anyone suggest me any idea how to ...
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How to give access to records of lookup users?

In an Account Object a field called ‘Sales Person‘ and it has lookup relation with the user object. If the user is selected as the salesperson for a record, that user able to see those records, but ...
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User Permission on Reports and Dashboard

I just have a quick question any workaround is fine or even an idea works well.My requirement is I need to find the users who have edit read delete access on reports and dashboards in the whole org. ...
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best way to make a checklist in salesforce?

hello i'm trying to make a new hire checklist within salesforce to track completion. currently we use an excel spreadsheet that has the task, whether its completed or not, the owner of the task and ...
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User Creation in External System [closed]

Is there a way to automatically create a user in an external web application once the user is created in Salesforce? What are the different ways to go about doing it? If you have some examples that ...
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Winter '19 We can't find a Quick Text called 'Data sheet needed’ with the correct values

So I was doing the maintenance for 2019 and for some reason it won't accept my input. https://trailhead.salesforce.com/content/learn/modules/admin_cert_maintenance_winter19/get-handson-with-quick-...
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Limit the visibility of records related list

I have a custom object Obj__c where I have created a custom lookup field to Account. In the Account layout I have an Obj__c related list showing the Obj__c records related to a particular Account. ...
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Why does my email action only show this?

Our relatively new org, actually about a year old, but only recently discussed sending emails from within Salesforce, shows the following within the email action? I believe we had a choice to send ...
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Hiding certain records and their related records

I am trying to keep records separate from certain users when it is categorized in a specific group. For instance, when an account is created if it's in category A I want only group A to have access to ...
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Auto Number Field Customization

I have a requirement of Creating an the Invoice Name in Formato of XYZ/0000/19-20. Now in this (000) is the auto number type which will be incremented for every invoice and (19-20) represents the ...
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Multi-Select Picklist Value Count Report Chart

Is it possible to report on Multi-Select Picklist Values to grab the Count in order to see how many times each value is used? Creating a chart like the one below is the end goal. I've created formula ...
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'Create a Record' Action Navigation

Scenario: I currently have an Action associated with the Account object that creates a new Opportunity, with fields mapped to that new Opportunity, from the Account where the user clicks the Action. ...
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Winter 20: Secure guest user record access, in Developer Org

I am trying to see the effects of this coming release in a dev org, as right now I cant refresh my sandbox (a few pending deployments). My sandbox is now in winter release, and I can see the new ...

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