Questions tagged [backup]

In general computing a "backup" is considered to be a copy of computer data taken at a moment in time with the intention of being able to use it to restore original systems after a data disaster, loss or corruption.

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Archive master-detail relationship Custom Objects with Attachments into Big Objects

We are running into a problem when querying and reporting performance is degrading due to having huge number of records on org of some specific custom objects. Basically in our use case, we are not ...
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How to back up Visualforce Pages?

I manage a couple of customer orgs and on each of those there are a couple of Visualforce Pages. They represent forms like contracts or invoices or other pages that are rendered as a PDF and sent to ...
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How to take complete backup of salesforce org using VS Code

I am using VS code And installed below two packages Salesforce CLI Integration (https://developer.salesforce.com/tools/sfdxcli) Salesforce extension And Want to take complete backup of org, when I ...
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I need data backup and all metadata backup of salesforce org including Managed package

I need data backup and all metadata backup of salesforce org including Managed package. I need all components including managed package such as cloud sense .Please suggest
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Do deployments affect/remove data export files?

I am preparing to deploy a huge change set from Sandbox to Production. I have done a data export of Production which has generated 20+ .zip files = ~30gb. I am busy downloading these files, but don't ...
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Marketing Cloud data & configuration backup

Does anyone know if and how it is possible to take a backup of the whole production org (Marketing Cloud/Exacttarget) before any go live activity? We are implementing the MCC and would like to ...
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Remove and redeploy package

We have some problems with a custom (unmanaged) package (setup>build>create>packages) installed in our prod org (not downloaded from App Exchange) It references another package that has to be ...
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How to get the evidence of the email sent for weekly data export?

I configured the Weekly Data Export process logged in as another user with the proper permissions. Now such user is telling me that he didn´t received any email. I also have the data export configured ...
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Does it make sense to create a production like org for disaster recovery?

Salesforce supports backup and restoration in case something happens to the production servers/instance(say disaster). We do not how long this will last/ how long it takes to get the system perfectly ...
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How to export certain attachment files by Id?

Is it possible in salesforce export only certain attachment files by Id? As I know It is possible to save all Attachments through Data Export. Or Export through Data Loader as binary encoded text but ...
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How to query more than 800 fields in query using Bulk load query

I'm working in a custom backup application using Mulesoft, basically I want to make a full backup of all custom sobjects of different Salesforce instances. The main issue is I can't create a BULK ...
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Salesforce Sandbox as a backup

Can a Full Sandbox be used as a backup to your production environment? When you start a copy, if changes are still being made in your production environment are these changes also being copied into ...
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How to open/ retrieve the actual attachments from the zip file from weekly data export

I have a urgent requirement. 1 ) Please tell me ( possibly via steps ) how to open/ retrieve the actual attachments from the zip file which I got when I did the weekly data export . I mean which ...
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Backup of Sandbox before refresh

I am new to salesforce.Recently i have created an application in salesforce Preprod instance which includes both standard and custom objects and created custom fields and some validation rules too. ...
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How to back-up and then delete ~525,000 Tasks easily?

My Company is currently at a point where we need to clean up some data to make sure we don't exceed our storage limits. I've run the numbers and would need to remove ~525,500 tasks to clear out the ...
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Backup options for salesforce org

Can you please suggest the backup options available for salesforce org? I want to have daily backup of my salesforce production org having around 1 TB of data (both records and metadata) so that i ...
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Backup my org all the customisation or create an image

I have to backup all my Salesforce org customization . Is it possible to backup or create an image or both my Salesforce org customization with the reports and dashboards of the org. Also , is it ...
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Backup Organisation?

I have been developing an app in a dev org. It's fairly complex and has 24+ objects and various workflows etc.. However I want to make some fairly big changes to the object relationships and before ...
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Backup Salesforce data to a third party

I have a requirement to backup salesforce data to any third party on daily basis and it should be dynamically.I do't want to use any backup service provider. To achieve this I integrated salesforce ...
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Data backup in salesforce

Data backup in salesforce I need to develop an Apex script to backup all the database data every day. Is there an optimal way to do that? What could be needed to be done if pictures or pdf files are ...
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Export / re-obtain non-existent managed package

Back in 2013 my company procured a module called Web2Contact, produced by Topline Strategies(company), and unfortunately that module is no longer available through the AppExchange, or anywhere on ...
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Migrate data between different orgs using Heroku Connect [closed]

Is there a way to migrate data from a salesforce organization to another via heroku connect preserving the relationship between objects? Heroku connect allow you to easily synchronize your data ...
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Attempting official deploy process with single sandbox may reset/remove all existing work?

I've been working on a small consulting project for ~3 mo (100 hours), mostly Apex with a little configuration. I used a sandbox per recommendation. I started to work on the deploy process today and ...
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Command line data loader incremental/Delta backup

I have one requirement based on command line data loader but with incremental or delta backup.I need to write data on files which is located to other external system.Could you please help me in ...
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Solution for backing up Salesforce data

We currently do a data backup of SFDC data every week via the Data Export feature in Salesforce. This process is very time consuming as the result of the data backup is 30+ files that all need to be ...
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Salesforce getUpdated() and getDeleted() consistency

I am working on a backup application where there are multiple objects to be backed up. When the backup is complete, I stop the backup process and record the end time. For example, if there are about ...
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Backing up sf data in external DB [closed]

Hi I need to back up my sf org data into my local database. I am looking out for tools or any best practices to this at specific time intervals or regular time intervals. Can any one suggest what ...
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Is there a way to recover data after using Data Loader

One of the users accidentally make an mass upload using data loader, total 40000 records, this mass update has affected 15 000 records and some data has been lost. This is really bad for the org, ...
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How to backup Salesforce to Box?

I have a box.com account and is there a way for me to backup salesforce to box? How can I just download and pull all files in salesforce as export and automatically save it into box?
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Salesforce Mirrored To mySQL - Reporting Tool Suggestions?

We are setting up mirroring our Salesforce to mySQL using CopyStorm. One object in particular will be mirrored with no deletion (all data ever will accumulate in mySQL while in Salesforce it will ...
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Database schema export

Hi we have a date export made from salesforce instance. We'd like to rebuild just the database but we stumbled on process to import the CSV files to a SQL Server database. We have force.com IDE ...
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Size of “Weekly Export” vs. “Data Storage” is different, why?

Re: This is a duplicate question: At best is a related question, not a duplicate. The other question has nothing to do with comparing Salesforce's account of data within and outside of its system. ...
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How to do a full backup and recovery in Salesforce? [closed]

Scenario: All data, code, configs, etc is lost and backups must be used to recover the account from scratch without aid of Salesforce aside from possibly recovering access to the sys-admin account. ...
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Best way to get started with backup & recovery

Dealing with the lack of, or at least in my opinion, of turn-key, 100% complete backup & recovery on Salesforce has killed my normally approach to rolling out new systems; that being, move as fast ...
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Issues to account for when pushing a backup from one account to another?

If I manually map and replace the org-id and user-ids when moving the backup from one org to another org, is there any other issues to account for when pushing a backup from one organization account ...
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Finding & Evaluating Salesforce Backup & Recovery Service Providers

Realize that anything a third-party Salesforce backup & recovery service is able to do in theory I am able to do, but short-term, I am more focused on deploying Salesforce, than recovering it. ...
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How can I backup/export my APEX code classes and triggers?

I wasn't clear - I am writing a lot of code on my sandbox, and I use the Developer Console for that. I want to export all the classes and Triggers I write, for backup. Using Meta API - I am not ...