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What Does Automated Process User Not Have Access To?

While working on a SandboxPostCopy script, I came across the following warning on a Salesforce article: So it sounds like there are certain things that cannot be done with the script, but I haven't ...
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Automating scratch org with sfdx plugins

I have been looking to automate the process of creating a scratch org, pushing source (metadata), assigning the permission sets, resetting the password, open the org and much more. After doing some R&...
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Selenium WebDriver and Developer Console

So I'm automating some different things with Selenium WebDriver in one of our orgs. One of the more tricky ones has been interacting with the Execute Anonymous window inside of the developer console. ...
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Marketing cloud SQL Query Deduplication

I am trying to deduplicate my entry data extension based on the completeness of field values. For Instance, i have the a data extension with same email address, the record that has maximum field ...
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Outbound Email Message empty Attachment Related List

When sending an email, the person receiving it gets both the body text and the attachment being sent out along with it. So it sends out correctly. When I go into the activity history related list and ...
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How can we track the number of page visits and the link clicks in Cloud Pages?

I am looking for a solution to get the page views count and the link clicks from a Cloud Page. On the Activity tab of the Cloud Pages, we can see the page visits count.Are these stored in any System ...
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Schedule an Automation through the API without a Recurrence(“Repeat”) Value

Is this possible to do? Each time I schedule an automation through the API it only seems to work if I set a "Recurrence" value, although I only want the automation to run once. To get around this I'...
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How to Activate a File Drop Triggered Automation through the API

This question has been asked a few times over the years but has yet to receive an answer. I am trying to figure out how to activate a file drop triggered automation through the API(Changing it from "...
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CPQ Quote Line Item - automatic setting of a custom field?

In an org I have a field SBQQ__QuoteLine__c.CostsType__c, and this gets set by some kind of magic, it seems. The possible picklist values are "Monthly" and "OneTime". There is no APEX code, nor flow, ...
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Process to update lookup filed in customer portal

I have been stuck on a problem since Monday, where I am trying to auto-populate a parent case field with the case number of the parent record. Basically anytime a customer create a case in the ...
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Create Tasks for User on publishing new version of Knowledge Article

Is there any possibility to create Tasks for group of Users(for example all internal ones) when new version of specific Knowledge Article is published? Currently I have one solution -> Schedule Job ...
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Can I Delete Sharing Record with Flow? Salesforce

I'm currently using flows to provide Read/Write access to records associated with a related object record using userIDs from two lookup fields. (similar to this method: https://salesforce....
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Create Activity and Automation through FuelSDK for Python

I was wondering if anyone has successfully been able to create Activity and Automation objects via Python FuelSDK. I can successfully start Automations but not sure what code to use to create an ...
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Automation doesn't run through SSJS when it is in a Paused state

I was able to run an automation which is in "scheduled" staus using SSJS, but when I pause it manually (status changed to "Paused") and execute the same script, the automation doesn't run. The script ...
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Can't create Data Extension with SSJS

I'm trying to create a proof of concept data extension with one field for each unique value in a specific column of another data extension. I am intending to do this using a SSJS script run as part of ...
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Can we use encryption for journey builder, automation and HTML contents in Marketing cloud

I just want to encrypt my automation and codes in SFMC is this possible and how it cane be done. I know we can encrypt the data but I am looking for encryption of automation, journey and content.
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Generated PDF from Visualforce page cannot be read by Robotic Process Automation

I have a request, the client what to creat Robotic Process Automation that can read and treat a pdf generated from a visualforce. To do that, all the fields should be readable as it is appearing in ...
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Automated email sending

I have a landing page in salesforce which has its own form and using ampscript i am storing data in dataextension .Now the data that is being send contains two email address and i want to send an ...
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Create aura:attribute with a dynamic type

I am attempting to put a custom lightning component into a flow, and I need a record collection variable. The problem is that I don't know what object the record collection variable is, and flows don'...
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SFMC - Migrating Automations and Journeys from one Business Unit to other Business Unit

I have a use case where I have to migrate all the automations and journeys from one business unit to other business unit. Is there any way that I could avoid doing it manually and save time ?
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How to Activate a File Drop Automation via the API

I can create a file drop triggered automation through both SOAP and REST API's but I cannot figure out how to switch them from "Inactive" to "Active". Any help would be be greatly appreciate, thanks!
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How to Setup an File Drop Trigger for an Automation via the API?

I created an automation triggered by a file drop in SFMC using the API but the file drop section still needs to be configured. The closest thing to an answer I could find was this post in which ...
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Get last automation activities

I bumped into an issue with getting the data of automation activities: In the Automation Studio there is the Activity tab with "Run Log". How I can get the data of Start/Completed time for the list of ...
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What is the limit of marketing cloud to add rows in a data extension at a time?

I am trying to add around 3 lacs records in data extension in batches of 2500 by calling api inside script activity below api i am using to add data in DE: https://mcdlxf0ptr61tcvgvx1g1521cg91.rest....
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Ignore blank field in Data Extension import file activity

I am using Automations and an Import File Activity to ingest events logs in a specific data extension. Salesforce is reading a log of successive events, so I am leaving blank field in my CSV log to ...
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Copying Primary Contact to New Opportunity with Flow/PB

I've been able to find a good amount of resources for copying contact roles to opportunities. This one and this one seem to be favorites, and while informative, aren't really registering with what I'm ...
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Process Builder to schedule email alert even if not significant change is done

I have a question about scheduled email alerts on Process Builder. I am trying to build a process that upon changing a date field would send an email alert with a reminder 669 days later. It would ...
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Is it possible to replace contactid in pardot

I want to replace the contactId with another existing contactid in pardot as shown below image. Is it possible to achieve this requirement using different way in pardot?  Kindly help for it.
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unable to create Data extension from existing fields of other data extension

Hi i am unable to create a dynamic data extension from the existing data extension fields. I am using the following code to get that <script runat="server"> Platform.Load("core","1.2"); var ...
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Marketing Cloud SSJS - does not write to DE

I have a SSJS to be used in rest api calls. It will be an scheduled call thus this is an script activity. The script automation returns a success but I do not see any changes, it should write to DE if ...
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Sending out a Survey when a case is closed

I am planning to implement Case Ticketing System in our org. I have all of the functionality in Salesforce that I am looking, except for the surveys that will be sent out when a case is close. I've ...
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Use measure in SQL

I would like to use a measure in a SQL request. Here is my SQL request that works : SELECT C.[Civilite] as 'Civilite', C.[Prenom] as 'Prenom', C.[Nom] as 'Nom', C.[Email] as 'Email', C.[...
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Automation change to Paused after every run

I have implemented couple of Automations which are calling each other using SSJS script. After every run of the Automations these are going back to "paused" state. This causes future executions thru ...
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Clean country state data before activating country state picklist

There are about 100 different countries and many states on production. Now I want to activate the State and Country picklist. But the State data is messed up. How would I clean this up? Through ...
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How can I write back IDs to original records from Process Builder?

I currently have a process builder that creates a new record when certain criteria are met. Is there a way that I can write the ID of the newly created record back to the original record that started ...
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Creating auto-refreshing filtered data extensions through the SFMC APIs

Given a folder of filters, is it feasible to create filtered data extensions and for each filter, and an automation that automatically refreshes them through the APIs? This old thread seems to imply ...
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SSJS Error retrieving the automation activities of an automation

I'm trying to use SSJS to retrieve the automation activities of an automation, using this code: var api = new Script.Util.WSProxy(); var cols = ['Name', 'CustomerKey', 'AutomationTasks']; var ...
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Inactive prospects in a drip program in pardot

A drip program in Pardot running based on a dynamic list. Currently there are 10 prospects in the program coming through that list. All these prospects are either 'Never Active' or 'Inactive since ...
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Pardot engagement program

I have created a engagement program in pardot. 10 propest enters the program. From Engagement studio - report, I click on '10' mentioned along with 'start'. It shows me those 10 prospects who entered ...
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How to bypass out of box and custom validation rules when Close Opportunity Request is automated

Earlier we used to close the Opportunity manually but before closing it there are some validation rules and apex validation rules gets triggered. Now with the help of apex, I have automated ...
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Create or update Automation with Marketing Cloud REST API new endpoint

there is an endpoint to retrieve automation using Rest API with OAuth2 token and GET method: https://{{tenant}}.rest.marketingcloudapis.com/automation/v1/automations/{{id}} In the response you will ...
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Records not being imported properly into SMS All Contacts

I've created a DE that's populated via entries on a Smart Capture form a user completes via a link in an email. The form captures the user's submission for 'MobileNumber', passes the 'ContactKey' as a ...
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Alternate to 3rd party tools for newletters in pardot

Excuse me for a direct question, however need just a hint if someone can. Just wondering if it's compulsory to use 3rd party tool to send weekly newsletters via Pardot or is it feasible within Pardot ...
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Is it possible to create a (triggered) Automation through the soap api

gets triggered by a file drop, (step 1) create a file transfer that decrypts the file and puts it in safehouse, (step 2) import file from safehouse to DE. I can do this through the ui and it works ...
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Automation skipped

I just create two automation to build a loop process in which I don't have to wait 1 hour as it has to be when the Automation is scheduled. Automation A: One script activity that calls the Automation ...
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Associating Email Sends with Automation Activity via API

This is a continuation of this question: Retrieve multiple tasks in an Automation via API Now that we have been able to retrieve the Activities within an Automation, we would like to take it one step ...
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Files missing in SFTP!

So, I have a weird "bug" that happened to me. I've set up the automation that consists of several steps: fill data extension with data, use data extract to create csv file, transfer that file to ...
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Retrieve multiple tasks in an Automation via API

We can make a Retrieve call on an Automation object and if it contains only one Task get some details on that task. But, when there is more than one Task, the call does not return any information. ...
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Creating an email which populates an image based on Data Extension upload

I'm trying to send a survey to recipients with an image in the email. Ideally I could upload a list to Data extensions that would populate an image and some text. Each row would have an ID that would ...
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How to create round robin lead assignment for certain lead status value and lead source?

I have done the setup listed here (https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000004000&type=1) for round robin lead assignment, but 'd like to do a lead assignment based on two criteria: the lead'...