Questions tagged [authentication]

Relating to the mechanisms for user authentication and verification. There are many potential approaches to authentication on the salesforce platform.

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Getting INVALID_SESSION_ID on REST Api call in C#

"[{\"message\":\"Session expired or invalid\",\"errorCode\":\"INVALID_SESSION_ID\"}]" I reviewed the other questions posted but no answers helped. I ...
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How to call Mobile SDK oauth.authenticate() for a custom community login page?

When logging in with a custom community login page, calling oauth.authenticate() does not resolve for the mobile version (React Native for iOS/Android) of my connected app. Salesforce's docs for ...
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CallOut REST Service via FLOW - Getting 401

I have an APEX class which is making a callout to REST service services/data/v50.0/smartdatadiscovery/predictionDefinitions. When I run this code in debug anonymous window it works fine however, when ...
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Authentication the Mobile Service SDK on a users Behalf

We would like to gain an access token for authenticating a user with the Mobile Service SDK by authenticating on their behalf from our servers. We are looking for a way to use the Salesforce APIs to ...
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how to implement auto authentication between communities with custom domain?

I have created two communities with custom domain in same org. Two communities are myold1.test.com(VF template) and mynew1.test.com(Customer service template). As an external user whenever I launch ...
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Does authenticating against oauth2/token endpoint count towards API Request Limits?

Does authenticating against endpoint: Instance URL + /services/oauth2/token Count towards API Request Limits?
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MTLS certificate error

I have been breaking my head to get the Mutual Authentication(MTLS) to work in Salesforce for a while but with little success. I am trying this out on a sandbox by enabling this feature and by ...
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Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication

Please, I need some informations about Single Sign-On and Multi-Factor Authentication on MC platform: Marketing Cloud Single Sign-On (SSO) is not compatible with Multi-Factor Authentication. If you ...
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NTLM Auth via Apex [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a service that calls an external system using the NTLM auth. I thought that it should be very likely the BASIC auth - but perhaps I'm wrong. I'd like to know the right way to auth ...
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Mailchimp URL parameter disappears after landing to Lightning Tab

I need to authenticate Salesforce with Mailchimp. Through quick action, I am calling an aura component which then calls LWC component. I am able to login to Mailchimp from salesforce as per the login ...
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Named credentials returning Unauthorized, 401

I have setup a connected App, Auth. provider and Named credential to call an Apexrest in a same Salesforce org but I am continuously getting Unauthorized 401. Surprisingly, it is working in a ...
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Unable to get correct Signature for Twitter Integration [duplicate]

Below code is from Postman which works exactly how I want, curl --location --request POST 'https://api.twitter.com/1.1/direct_messages/events/new.json' \ --header 'Authorization: OAuth ...
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Allow external users to access customer community SSO/JWT

Use Case: Coming from the client website, the external users need to be log into their customer communities account without having to log again. I know that I could use SAML for this use case, but ...
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Generate JWT token for external app - SSO

We are setting up a Salesforce Community and our community members should be able to automatically login using the credentials from an extenal platform when clicking on a link from this platform. I'm ...
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OAuth login page redirecting to source org

I am using OAuth web server flow to authenticate one salesforce org(source) with another(it can be any other salesforce org apart from source org). When I send user to authenticate himself into target ...
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Cannot connect to my Postgres database anymore: password authentication failed

I have this Heroku Postgres database in a hobby-dev plan for 2 months. Today I started to get this error: FATAL: password authentication failed for user "fjmtbqnoddqvqv" I did not change ...
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Per User Named Credential and External Identity Users [duplicate]

My question is almost similar to one mentioned in 'Auth Provider with per-user Named Credential' (Auth Provider with per-user Named Credential). I am trying to authenticate and make a API call when a ...
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Best way of doing API to Salesforce authentication? [closed]

I am integrating an API with Salesforce. The maintainer of Salesforce has given us access via the Username / Password flow. I can successfully get an access_token and work with the custom apexrest ...
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Calling logout with a GET request on the REST API returns status 400 from express

I am trying to add a logout call into a front end app that i'm building, that uses SF for the auth features. When logging in, i successfully get the instance url, profile string and access token as ...
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OAUTH_APP_BLOCKED | this app is blocked by admin

I am trying to integrate http://salesloft.com/ with my salesforce production instance via OAUTH. When I try to login to production using my valid credentials (I an system admin), salesloft see ...
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NTLM Authentication Protocol with APEX

I'm working on a project requires integration between Salesforce and Microsoft Navision with NTLM authentication. As I see people refer to NTLM authencation implementation ApexNTLM but it doesn't work ...
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Is there a chance to user Salesforce Authenticator App in a Login-Flow?

I want to use the Salesforce authenticator app for a 2FA-Login in Salesforce. But I only want to use it if the User isn't in the trusted IP ranges which you can set in Setup under Network Access. ...
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Salesforce SSO Org Id appending username intermittently [closed]

How do I stop sending the Org id and just the username? But this is happening intermittently.
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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in SFMC with 100+ Accounts

With MFA becoming enabled and eventually required in SFMC, I was curious how partners/3rd parties are handling this requirement, when multiple individuals share the same user login? It seems all ...
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SSO: Azure AD idp + external API Callout from Apex?

Question: When a user is signed into SF with Azure AD identity provider (SSO), we want to send the current identity (in the form of a Saml assertion, bearer token, etc?) along with the external API ...
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Named Credentials with OAuth getting AUTHENTICATION_FAILURE Message on Save [closed]

Getting Following error when i tried to save Named Credential with OAuth 2.0 Authentication Protocol Named Credentials: { "name": "AUTHENTICATION_FAILURE", "message": &...
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Adding component to the API package in Salesforce Marketing Cloud

I'm installing this api package for a Journey API Entry Point through Installed Packages. The Add Component keeps saying "Unable to complete update this time". I'm trying to create a Journey ...
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Is our “Identity Server” a Good Use Case for Named Credentials and if so, how should I use Named Credentials Instead?

We have a collection of microservices hosted on Azure. In order to access these, we must first get a token from what's been described as the "identity server". I can use this code to get the ...
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SFDX: How to log in by session id and session url

We are writing a nodejs application which should execute some set of actions against SF org triggered by incoming http request coming from that org. Such request will contain base url and session id ...
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Reset password on developer account without access to configured authenticator app

I have a developer account which Salesforce Authenticator app configured. I don't have access anymore to the device where salesforce authenticator app was installed so i can't log-in. I also try to ...
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Callout to other Salesforce org using Named Credential - which Authentication option should I use?

I have 2 Salesforce orgs (with identical code) - a hub and a client. I need to pass data from the hub to the client. Using S2S is fine for normal data, but when it comes to files (eg pdf) we can't use ...
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Authenticate Custom Content Block throws a CORS issue

I'm sitting up the SSO login for my application which is a custom content block by redirecting the user to the link below: var redirectRoute = "https://" + process.env.DEFAULT_BASE_URI + &...
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Validate Salesforce Access Token via custom backend app

The usecase is very simple I have a client app SPA in Angular(APTTUS eCommerce) using Salesforce Login for User SignIn. I need to call a backend API(custom c# application) from the SPA to fetch data ...
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https://login.salesforce.com/id/keys is returning random results

I build a third-party application that integrates with Salesforce using the REST API (connected app). We hit /services/oauth2/token to get a token for the user, then we verify the token using the ...
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Customize 2FA page

Is there any way to customize the 2FA page a user sees? We don't want to display Salesforce Authenticator as the first option / splash page and would rather show our own branding.
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invalid_grant: expired authorization code when using OAuth2 flow

I am using OAuth2 to authorize the user I generate the URL at the backend send the url to the frontend (which is in VUE ) which open it in the new window the callback url is one of the route of the ...
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Authentication error with JWT token - Server returned HTTP response code: 400

I am trying to authenticate to Salesforce with JWT Bearer flow but getting error- java.io.IOException: Server returned HTTP response code: 400 for URL: https://login.salesforce.com/services/oauth2/...
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Handling authentication when embedding salesforce visual page in external website

I'm trying to embed salesforce visualforce page in an external website using the iframe. I've handled the issues with iframe but one thing I couldn't able to solve is how we can handle the ...
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Certificate-based authentication for users via a shared public key

I would like to authenticate my users to SalesForce (web console and Salesforce1 app) using client certificate based authentication (CBA) issued from my internal CA and eventually block username/...
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Querying AuthSession with IsCurrent = TRUE only shows my user [duplicate]

While we may not be leading the pack in Salesforce adoption, I'm quite sure that a number of our 400 users are still logged in as If I look at session management in setup, there are plenty of UI ...
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Integration with external REST Service that requires an access token

I'm attempting to integrate with a third party external service, and I can't find the right mechanism to use for authentication. The third party requires a callout to a REST endpoint with a username ...
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Chat Authentication Flow - How to pass AuthToken (Custom Attribute to Bot) [duplicate]

Chat is hosted on a different platform, and Authentication is using different Identity Provider. And the Authentication happens in Pre-Chat custom component. I need to use Authentication Token in the ...
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How does a website that accesses my salesforce metadata/data authorize against my org?

I am attempting to create a web app (ruby on rails) that requires access to a user's Salesforce environment to perform some REST api calls (SOQL queries) and in doing so I've implemented the web ...
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Salesforce SSL Cert imported into java trust store for integration works on the day imported but gives certificate error the next day

I am importing the Salesforce SSL certs for the test.salesforce.com and our sandbox environment using the commands below in a VM server environment. Import test.salesforce.com or login.salesforce.com ...
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Using Named Credential + OpenID Connect auth provider to obtain access token with client_credentials grant

I am trying to use the Named credentials for the first time without using the named credentials directly if I call the endpoints with credentials it works perfectly fine which uses OAuth where I get ...
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How to use a Named Credential for custom authentication that needs more than username, password to generate a secure token(X-Auth-Token)?

Premise We're currently storing the following parameters used for integration with a home grown web service: username password tokenKey initVector The below code is used to generate an ...
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Auth Provider with per-user Named Credential

I have a custom AuthProviderPluginClass implementation that is working fine for authorization and the related registration handler in my community for External Identity users. I've configured the ...
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Adding extra parameters to Auth Provider URLs

Is it possible to add extra parameters to the auto generated SF URLs in Auth. Provider? To be more clear, here's an example: We have an Auth. Provider with an auto generated URL(let's say https://...
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Single Connected App for Multiple Salesforce Communities in different orgs

We can have a single connected App that can be used to access other Salesforce org as well. For e.g. Chatter Desktop connected App can be used by all Salesforce orgs to authenticate their users even ...
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Adding a Log In using Salesforce button

I am building a web application that will read/write data from a user's salesforce org. Is there any way to put a button on my site that says "Login with Salesforce" and when clicked, it would ...

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