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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System.UserManagement class gives error "System.NoAccessException: Failed to get network info." when calling from Public Rest API

I've created a public Restful web service via a Force.com Site as on this article, where on an Apex class I've exposed a HttpPost method which calls in the end the method: System.UserManagement....
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Get API access_token with username/password for an External Identity user

My client is developing a React Native mobile app that is supposed to use SF REST API on behalf External Identity users. They want a native login system, because OAuth flow is clunky (it opens an ...
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Send JWT token with External Data Source for Odata v4 endpoint in header

I am trying to Authenticate the Calls to My Odatav4 , In My Service I have started accepting JWT token in header and it is working if i call the service in postman with JWT token in header, Now in my ...
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SaaS tool using streaming API - how does authentication work?

I'm starting to build a SaaS tool that uses the SF streaming API. In the past I've worked with the "normal" API and I didn't need any consumer secret / key. I just user user / password and a ...
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Named Credentials using password authentication

I need to call the same org using named credential password authentication,. Can anyone explain if i need to pass a api for the password where could I get that api for same salesforce org?
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Using Mutual Authentication and I receive 403 Forbidden error from Salesforce API

I have set up Mutual Authentication on my Salesforce org so that my project can use two ways SSL with Salesforce. Here are my steps: 1- I use a CA sign certificate (GoDaddy) and upload it to the Set ...
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OAuth login not returning to redirect uri

I have configured our salesforce sandbox as an OIDC provider in an AWS Cognito user pool. Sometimes when logging in this way, the user is redirected to salesforce after logging in rather than back to ...
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Access token doesn't change with JWT flow

I have a connected app to use the JWT flow and I generate the access token with sfdx force:auth:jwt:grant command. I noticed that the obtained token is always the same even after a day. I would expect ...
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Remote_Id_Length: Remote ID limit is 128 characters

Does anyone know if there is a plan to increase the length of the identifier field to match the OpenId specs? Configuring an Auth. Provider using eIDAS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EIDAS) as the ...
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Is the second factor authentication (2FA) required for external users?

I have a question regarding the following 21 CFR Part 11 requirement: 11.10(g) Use of authority checks to ensure that only authorized individuals can use the system, electronically sign a record, ...
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UserManagement.initVerificationMethod not working in Apex

The following function doesn't work for me and throws this error: System.NoDataFoundException: User does not have Salesforce Authenticator pairing The goal is for me to create a custom login LWC for ...
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OpenID Connect AWS Cognito - ERROR: No_OpenId_Response

Overview Currently using AWS Cognito User Pools as Identity Provider using OpenID Connect for logging in a Salesforce Community. I'm currently getting a similar issue with this post OpenID Connect - ...
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Salesforce Embedded Login - having issues rendering the login component due to CSP ancestors-frame

I am trying to implement the Embedded login functionality to allow community users to authenticate through the embedded login form on an external site. I have the domain allowed through CORS settings ...
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Using Salesforce as IDP for community plus users on an external company site?

I got tasked with these requirements I am kind of lost on. Was wondering if anyone here has had a similar ask or can provide suggestions for how to go about this? We have an external company website ...
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Connecting to Marketing Cloud from R

(Tag suggestions very welcome, this is my first post on this forum) We use ExactTarget to manage our customers email. I would like to do some reporting and analytics using these data - email subject ...
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Seamless experience between website and Salesforce community site - one login? [closed]

We have a requirement to allow a seamless experience from our main company website to our Salesforce community site. Basically, someone can login to our company website and be able to click a link ...
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Should Authenticated Lighting Out App Not Run As Authenticated User Instead of Guest User?

I have a Lighting Out App hosted on a website and have been using this for read-only actions for sometime via an unauthenticated Community endpoint. This has worked out well. I now have a requirement ...
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Is there a working Desktop Authenticator App for MFA? (with no mobile device involved)

I have very mixed feelings towards the enforcement of MFA by Salesforce, which as a consequence enforces the usage of authenticator apps. I have over 400 developer orgs to deal with. I have to login ...
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System.UserManagement.initSelfRegistration and System.UserManagement.verifySelfRegistration in apex rest?

We have a requirement where a user will be ask to register/verify on external website but we need to create a portal user for them and verify them using OTP sent in email. We know that methods like ...
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UpsertDE not working in cloud page using ssjs

I have this code and I want to store the data of auth API into a data extension. I am able to successfully generate the result of API but not able to store that data in a data extension. You can see ...
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Authenticate external mobile app with salesforce

I am using a connected app to get data from salesforce to an android app, till now I have hard coded the client id, client secret, username and password in my android app which makes call to get ...
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Commerce Cloud Controller Authentication

I did a controller inside commerce cloud in order to update the order from the external Order Management Service. Then controller inside the Commerce Cloud will receive the order details by a POST ...
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How to find out 'Authentication Status' of specific Named Credential for current user?

Is there any way we can query for and check the Authentication Status of a Named Credential for the current logged in user? I found we can query for Named Credential sObject, as well as ...
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Error When Trying to Upload an Image to Marketing Cloud using REST API

I am trying to follow this tutorial which shows how to upload an image using REST API: https://sfmarketing.cloud/2020/02/29/create-a-cloudpages-form-with-an-image-file-upload-option/ . It seems to ...
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REST API - Server to server connection via API key / permanent token? [duplicate]

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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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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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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