Questions tagged [continuous-integration]

Continuous Integration (CI) implements continuous processes of applying quality control — small pieces of effort, applied frequently. Continuous integration aims to improve the quality of software, and to reduce the time taken to deliver it, by replacing the traditional practice of applying quality control after completing all development.

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Generate Codecov compatible coverage reports from force:source:deploy

I'm trying to add Codecov to our pipeline and have followed their guide to set it up. The guide uses force:apex:test:run which generates a report that Codecov can process. However I need to use the ...
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How to add an org instanceUrl, username and password to a config file from a Bitbucket pipeline?

This relates to How to test a jsforce Node app that requires a security token? As it took me several yours to get this to work, I'm sharing the results to save anyone else needing to do this some of ...
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How to test a jsforce Node app that requires a security token?

Our Node app that uses jsforce bulk upload APIs has a configuration file including this information: "salesforce" : { "username": "...@example.com", &...
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How to include a "Guest User License" profile in the CI for a Digital Experience

Digital Experiences are turned on via the communities feature switch in the scratch org definition. But that feature switch does not make the "Guest User License" type available that is ...
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Wondering how to properly organize git repo for salesforce org (branching strategy)

We have a little CRM project and I'm wondering how I could organize the whole git-sandboxes-deployment thing in a nice and smooth way. At the moment, I don't think there's actually a big need to do ...
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How to safely store the Auth. Provider metadata in the git repository without revealing its secret?

I have an authprovider metadata stored in Git repo with the following body: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <AuthProvider xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/...
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Dreadful CI Performance

I have built a continuous integration process using CircleCI for my large managed package. There are about 7,000 deployed components. The performance I am seeing is absolutely dreadful. I am using ...
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force:package:version:promote in CI script not finding package Alias: Subscriber Package Version Id not defined in sfdx-project.json

I am in the process of creating a CI script that uses GitHub actions for the creation and promotion of new package versions. For this I have created a shell script that is run after test classes have ...
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Any way to fix this out of memory error installing @salesforce/sfdx-scanner?

We run our CI (Continuous Integration) build for our app using GitHub actions and part of that is to install and run the Salesforce CLI Scanner. We run on ubuntu-latest that is documented to have &...
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Salesforce CI/CD: Only deploy changed elements and components

TL;DR Does the salesforce CLI have built in features that allow you to only deploy changes to a CI/CD pipeline? Problem Currently, wanting to move our non-profit to a CI/CD development model rather ...
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Linux version of SFDX fails to provide results for "sfdx force:user:list" command

When I tried to build a dynamic script in GitHub Actions using SFDX, I have been puzzled by the weird behaviour of sfdx force:user:list --json command in linux version of SFDX. In MacOS version of ...
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SFDX - CI - Named Credentials and environments

We have a repository with metadata in source format, and we use sfdx and ci job to deploy, some metadata (Named Credentials for this instance) contains some values that are env/org dependant. For the ...
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SFDX - Identify tests for a specific class

I am working on a github action that is supposed to validate a "delta" package of changes in a merge request in a target sandbox. For this validation process i am not supposed to run all ...
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Using Destructivechanges.xml and force:source:deploy --ignorewarnings to Production Environment

We are using Github as our source control and Drone.io CI/CD pipelines to handle builds and releases to multiple sandbox environments and our production environment. We would like to use ...
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Node.js (Heroku integration with Salesforce): How to get records from Salesforce and display them on a Heroku app using Node.js

I have created an Heroku app to be able to retrieve records (Contracts) from Salesforce and display them on my Heroku app. But I am struggling to write the correct request on my node.js code. ...
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Manifest retrieves fields that belongs to managed package and more

I would like to retrieve only the necessary data from my production org (which has several installed managed packages). But when I retrieve the data in my manifest (package.xml) from org in order to ...
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How does SFDX and org changes work for Admins?

I've been trying to put together a plan for using SFDX in conjunction with a CI tool like Azure DevOps. It appears to have all of the right pieces for deploying metadata to/from git and scratch orgs/...
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Deploy with BitBucket pipelines and ant migration tool - commit hash of last successful build

I am using ant migration tool in bitbucket pipelines to deploy metadata into Salesforce instance. This pipeline runs for every commit pushed to master branch. The build process takes a considerable ...
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Jenkins CI and SFDX [closed]

Do we need to learn Groovy language to start using Jenkins CI with SFDX? is there any other way to do it?
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SFDX - Deploying Only Diffs

I am setting up a CI process using GitLab and SFDX. Developers do their work in a scratch org, then commit their changes to a QA branch. Upon this commit, the CI pipeline then deploys the entire ...
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How can sfdx force:community:create be used to setup a Community in Continuous Integration?

These SFDX community commands are available, but on my first try just running these commands: sfdx force:community:create --name Portal --templatename 'My Template' --urlpathprefix portal sfdx force:...
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Salesforce CI/CD, from Change Set to SFDX with GitLab

I would like to ask about CI/CD in SFDC. Currently my team is doing this: Developing in a sandbox (first sandbox) Testing (UAT) in another sandbox (second sandbox) Deploying our custom codes or ...
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What is the benefit of using CLI in Salesforce DX?

I am wondering why we are using CLI in Salesforce DX over GUI. What are the real benefits?
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Copy file to Docker executor on Circleci for SFDX project

I have a SFDX project on github which is linked to circleci. I'm using docker executor in circleci. Now I don't want to create a new scratch org everytime my workflow runs on circleci after a commit. ...
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Salesforce CI/CD Implementation

We are in the process of moving from Org based development to Source code based development. We are using VSCode, GitHub and Jenkins. The steps that we followed are Create an empty GitHub repo and ...
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Jenkins build issue for SFRA

Hi SFCC Developers, I am facing an issue while doing a build through Jenkins. (We are using Jenkins for CI.) I have followed a same steps which we follow for compilation through our local machines. ...
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CI/CD with package.xml: how to deploy incrementally?

I have the following CI flows setup in my git repo: Deploy to Staging org when master branch is updated (automated) Deploy to Production org from master branch as initiated by Release Manager (manual)...
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How to deploy Commerce Cloud code (SFRA version) using jenkins?

We need to deploy SFRA code to development and staging instance. Earlier for pipeline version, we had used Jenkins plugin i.e "OSF Builder Suite For Salesforce Commerce Cloud Deploy" to deploy to ...
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Salesforce deployment using Ant and SFDX

Our project is in this format after using sfdx force:mdapi:convert -r src it converted to this which doesnt have package.xml Using sfdx force:source:convert converted project to this format with ...
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When setting up Continuous Integration Job, should I deploy only changed files in commit or All files in repository? [closed]

I am setting up Continuous Integration and kind of confused as title says, whether to deploy only the components that are changed in the commit or all the components from repository? Some people ...
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Remove all old flow versions using SFDX

We have an old field referenced in older flow versions. We want to remove all older versions using SFDX and only upload the newest version without the field. Is it possible to do this without manually ...
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Removing controlling field values (picklist dependencies) during deployment

We have multiple orgs on which we are running deployments using jenkins and ant deployment tool. We have problem when removing dependencies during deployment. So basically I'm able to remove ...
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How to auto generate salesforce package.xml for incremental changes in Bitbucket?

I am using Microsoft DevOps to deploying my changes to salesforce org and Bitbucket for versioning. Now, how can I auto-generate salesforce package.xml for all the incremental changes in Bitbucket so ...
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Is there a way to automate the deployment of changed picklist values in a pipeline using SalesforceDX?

Sometimes we need to change the label or, more commonly, a value for a picklist item. Suppose we do change the fullName attribute of a picklist field, to match an external system that will integrate ...
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Salesforce integration with Codeless Platform

Their is a requirement, that I want to build a connection between salesforce and SAP B1 system. Therefore, We used codeless platform as our middleware. I'm not clear about the connection details from ...
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Authorize a DevHub using SalesforceDX without password

I am working on SalesforceDx and I have to authorize my devhub by just using Username of the org I dont want to enter password. I have tried JWT token for authorization but it uses an OPEN SSl ...
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Scratch org created from Bitbucket pipeline has no Standard User profile

To build DX unlocked packages I am using Bitbucket pipelines. I use the Salesforce configuration template for this. image: atlassian/default-image:2 pipelines: default: #These commands run for all ...
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Retrieving package install URL via sfdx

I'm upgrading our build system to use sfdx, and I'm trying to automate all packaging operations for our managed package. Once a new package version has been created via sfdx, I would like to retrieve ...
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Script to dynamically generate XML file based on most Git commit contents (Salesforce CI)

I'm using DX for my Continuous Integration, but post-scratch org when I want to deploy into a traditional sandbox for staging, I'm struggling with an automated way to deploy only the new commits (as ...
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Can't get sfdx force:package:install to block in a Jenkinsfile

Using the Jenkinsfile mechanism - see the Salesforce Jenkinsfile Walkthrough - allows one Continuous Integration (CI) definition to automatically build multiple branches and multiple pull requests via ...
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Does Salesforce DX support Amazon Linux AMI?

Is there any way to install Salesforce DX CLI on an Amazon Linux AMI EC2 instance or does it only support Ubuntu? If it doesn't support the AMI OS, Is there anything on the roadmap? I need to the DX ...
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Is there an SFDX plugin that allows an existing field to be updated available somewhere?

I'm in the middle of writing a Jenkinsfile so we can have one Jenkins job that handles multiple branches and multiple org configurations. For the multiple org configurations, I'm using the parallel ...
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How to setup Bamboo with Salesforce CLI?

Is there any guide on how to setup Bamboo with the Salesforce CLI. We are not using SalesforceDX yet but just want to setup a job to deploy from GIT repo in BitBucket onto a sandbox. I guess the steps ...
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Continuous Integration and Salesforce Metadata

I am trying to find a Continuous Integration solution not only for Apex code, Visualforce and Lightning Component but also for other Metadata. For example, I would check if on a Remote Site the Admin ...
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SFDX CI: Invalid record ID. Specify valid record ID value

I'm trying to follow Continuous Integration Using Salesforce DX trailhead module, however, I'm using my own repo (I didn't clone the sample repo that is provided). I've used their .travis.yml file ...
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Scratch org. default workflow user

Is it possible to programmatically set the default workflow user in a scratch org? My use is that I'm spinning up a fresh scratch org. as part of my CI pipeline. I could (and currently do) use a ...
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CI/CD in Java vs Salesforce [closed]

CI/CD in terms is the same for Java and Salesforce, but in depth what exactly are the differences between them in CI and CD pipelines? For example: in a Java CD pipeline, they have to go see a lot of ...
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CI server when using DX

I have a managed package. Since converting the code to DX I have struggled to create a continuous integration server. I'm hoping someone can give me some pointers. We use a GitHub flow for managing ...
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Continuous Delivery

Is it possible to implement continuous delivery in Salesforce? By "continuous delivery", I mean that the build, test and deployment steps that occur from the time that code is checked in to the time ...
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Continuous integration of Salesforce with CircleCI

I want to setup our Continuous Integration with CircleCI. I want our GitHub to deploy our code to a central test org anytime a developer pushes changes to run all the Apex tests and make sure that ...
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