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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REST API - Server to server connection via API key / permanent token?

I am looking to set up a connection from our website, to populate leads, and am struggling to find the right authentication method. Previously (using a different CRM), we simply POSTed a json payload ...
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Salesforce Authenticator not working, how to fix this?

My Salesforce Authenticator is not getting any request for approval and it gets directly denied. I could not try the code route too as that is also not working. Please help. Let me know if there are ...
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Cannot enter to community using SSO

I have an IDP provider(from third party) and configured an SSO connection (on my org). After authorization on IDP, I try to log in to the community by following the link I took in the SSO settings for ...
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Custom two factor authentication get verification app

We want to manage external community users with a custom multi factor authentication that takes advantage of the already existing authentication apps (Salesforce Authenticator, Google Authenticator, ...
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VSCode sfdx deploy error after authorizing: Error authenticating with the refresh token due to: expired access/refresh token. Able to retrieve

I'm experiencing an issue where I can authorize an org from VSCode, but can not deploy to the org. Interestingly enough, I can retrieve from the org - when I type in the command from the terminal, not ...
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How to use Named credentials with a 2 step password and access token authentication system?

The third party system that I am trying to connect to has following authentication mechanism: Step 1: We have been provided with a X-Api-User and X-Api-Secret to be included in header. Other header ...
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API only user accounts and security tokens [duplicate]

I have an API only user account and I am wondering if these accounts have a security token? Obviously, I cannot access it because I don't have the ability to view the UI anymore. Do I need my ...
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Does the authentication with sfdx force:auth:device:login expire?

I am using sfdx to pull some data from salesforce on my desktop. Eventually I will have to put this on the server. Just wondering how long after the intial login would I have to login again? Is there ...
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Authentication ways for salesforce to salesforce connection [duplicate]

My question is a generic one, so i am sure someone will flag it, but i am hoping i can receive some helpful directions. I have 2 salesforce org - Org1, Org2. I build a rest API in Org2. Now i need to ...
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Access a refreshed sandbox with JWT flow [duplicate]

We have a sandbox with a Connected App configured to use the JWT flow for machine-to-machine authentication in a CI/CD setup. We would like to run a nightly refresh from production, but this broke the ...
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AuthInfo error when running apex tests in scratch org

I am having a little practice with scratch orgs and I created two classes which I have correctly pushed to my scratch org with no issues. One of the two classes is a test class. When I try to run the ...
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How to get my SSO app to work with multiple orgs?

Summary: I want to use Salesforce as an identity provider to allow people to log into my app, regardless of what salesforce org they use. I've created an app in PHP that uses SimpleSAMLphp to ...
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What SSO (SAML) attributes from Salesforce can I use as a globally unique user identifier?

I'm using Salesforce as the identity provider (IdP) in a single sign-on application I'm developing in php. After the user logs into Salesforce.com to authenticate, they are redirected to my app and ...
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AuthProvider Interaction Troubleshooting

In trying to talk with an auth provider to get a token response for a process I'm working on I'm running into issues with the redirect/callback portion of the communication after logging in to the ...
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Auth Provider Callback masking ErrorDescription

we have Azure as Auth Provider for our community users. For some reason whenever Auth flow is interrupted in Azure, SF masks result in callback call and error_description is removed. Because of this, ...
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Ability to “prevalidate” email/phone number for community user?

We are looking at SalesForce Experiences (aka Communities) as a secondary experience for our customers. We don't have an SSO solution for them, unfortunately, but already "trust" their ...
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AWS S3 callout fails with x-amz headers

I have to use canned ACL header 'x-amz-acl' as described in AWS S3 documentation Callout with Named Credentials without header works fine HttpRequest request = new HttpRequest(); request.setEndpoint('...
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Accessing Salesforce Chatter API with a token from an external IdP

We're working on a Java/Angular app and using Auth0 as an OAuth2 provider. Now, there's a need to integrate with Salesforce's Chatter API. As far as I can see, that API doesn't support sending ...
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Authentication on SFDC Sites?

We have a credit application form hosted on SFDC Sites. A sales rep creates the credit app record, which triggers an email to be sent to the prospective customer. A link in the email takes them to ...
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Custom login functionality on a Site page

Trying to achieve: Custom login on our SF Public Site page for a sub-set of users within our org. to access a form. Submitting the data would update a Case record. Each form would be one-time ...
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sfdx force:auth:web:login – how to get it to work under Linux Mint?

Can't connect any org under Linux Mint via sfdx force:auth:web:login Neither via sfdx force:auth:web:login -r https://test.salesforce.com -a foo nor sfdx force:auth:web:login -r https://foo.my....
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Logging for ConnectedAppPlugin class

I have a Connected App Handler Class (that extends the Auth.ConnectedAppPlugin) for one Connected App I am having. Use case is this class is used to set some additional attributes for which the ...
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How to retrieve a current user's OpenID Connect ID token via apex?

Question: Is there any method for retrieving the current user's OpenId Connect (OIDC) Id Token via apex? Background Context / Goal: My goal is to set up Single logout for a salesforce community that ...
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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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