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The Salesforce Data Loader is a software application that can be used to insert, update, or delete Salesforce records from a CSV or export Salesforce records to a CSV.

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Why can I create a ContentDocumentLink via Apex but not via DataLoader?

I am trying to copy data from one org to a sandbox via a backup tool and SF Data loader. Most things worked fine, but ContentDocumentLinks are missing. I tried loading them via Salesforce Data Loader, ...
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Data Loader v58.x

Using Upsert to load data with the bulk options enabled, I discover that data for mapped fields are not uploading into the Salesforce environment. I've discovered this in the 58.x versions. This wasn'...
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How to retrieve the object data from Custom metadata types

I am trying to retrieve the records from custom metadata types objects but in data loader it is not showing up
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Why Data Loader is not recommended to be used for uploading Knowledge Base Articles in Salesforce?

While being working with Salesforce since 2013, I have never digged much into Service Cloud functionality. Now I have a task to migrate 4000 KB Articles into Salesforce KB and I wonder if I can ...
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Potential solutions for syncing an org with Person Accounts enabled with another with Person Accounts disabled

I am setting up a new org with the Requirement that Person Accounts are Disabled. Ideally, I would like when an Account gets created/edited in the new org, an Account gets created/edited accordingly ...
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Unable to upsert customer data via Data Loader [Failed to parse date: 29/02/YYYY]

new to SF here. I have done a data upsert to update customer profile. This profile upsert have been done for many times (weekly basis) without problem. But this time the problem occur with customer ...
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Salesforce Dataloader v59.0.0 Error

I am having a lot of trouble trying to get the latest version of Dataloader working on my machine. I have downloaded both the newest versions of Java and Zulu JDK on my machine, set the paths and I am ...
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How to convert contacts under an organisation to person accounts

I am currently working for an organisation which has put a bunch of clients under an organisation called 'individual', I am currently trying to convert these contacts to person accounts but unsure as ...
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What is the best way to preserve Account Team Members on Bulk Owner Changes on Account?

Users can preserve Account Team Members while changing records from the UI. However, during mass owner change via Dataloader on the Account Object, there is no option to keep the Account Team Members. ...
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Does Salesforce Dataloader affect Daily Async Apex Executions Limits?

Just curious, does Salesforce dataloader affect the governor limit called Daily Async Apex Execution? Dataloader settings: Bulk API off
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Lead Import is creating blank records

Another Admin is mass importing Leads via Dataloader. The load is working correctly, and all the records are created as expected. But for some reason, it also seems to be creating "phantom" ...
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Data Loader - Opportunity Stage Value Does Not Select

I am working with data loader looking to automate a pipeline upload process and creating a template. Currently I have been able to match all of my fields When double checking the upload, the ...
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Allow mass import of Accounts and Contacts only using Data Loader

I have created a Permission Set and added the "API Enabled" permission, and 'Import Leads' permission. Is there a way to allow the user with this permission set to only do mass import of ...
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Unable to display User's Account information using global variable {!CurrentUser.accountId}. I pass this into my LWC to display info, but get an error

HTML: <template> <!-- <lightning-record-form object-api-name={objectApiName} record-id={contactId} layout-type={layoutType}> </lightning-record-form> --> <...
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Creating a record for a custom object and attaching a relevant pdf using dataloader

I have a custom object called 'Document Review', which contains a serious of questions that reviewers will need to answer when reviewing a single document. The documents themselves come in batches of ...
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How to Bulk Insert Related Records?

I have a request from a client to add Multiple Contact related records to an Account. I have a CSV with Account Records IDs and Contact Records IDs. But I'm unsure on how to bulk insert related ...
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How to load more than 255 chars data in Text Area as seperate line

How to load more than 255 chars data in Text Area as seperate line when pushing data from Mule soft is there any line break can we add
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Data loader CSV Error: Can't read from CSV file

I am attempting to load using Dataloader and I am running into a "CSV Error: Can't Read from CSV file" on every attempt. Originally I successfully loaded some data without any error but now ...
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SFDMU - Setting two lookups to same record - odd behavior

I am using SFDMU to upsert an object that has two lookups to the same object - Zip__c. I'm seeing really curious behavior. I run the process once - and it only populates one of the two Zip lookups. ...
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Issues with using Data Loader for rich text field

I am using Data Loader in command line format. I am updating a record of type Knowledge__kav, in which we have a custom rich text field called Body__c. As per documentation, I have fortmatted it as ...
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Help with Data Load to Multiple object using the CSV

We currently have four custom objects in the system and there are linked. We need to do a data import and data is in the CSV like below From the csv, I need to create the Card first and then Section ...
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install.bat file not working for dataloader version 57.0.0 spring'23 windows

I tried to install the data loader for my windows 10 (64 bit) system but the install.bat file not working. I have installed the zulu11.62.17-ca-jdk11.0.18-win_x64 and even i have setup the java home ...
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Uploading multiple records to a related tab for a specific ID

everyone! I've recently started working on a project and there's an issue where I'm stuck and need help with. Scenario: I've an excel sheet where there hundreds of types of House Numbers. For every ...
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SOQL Query for to fetch Content Version documents of Parent to do data update activity?

We have a requirement where when we close the work order, we have to set custom field value "Allow Archieving" to true on it's content versions documents. For this, I have already written a ...
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Import Files and Attachments to the ContentVersion object using CSV file and Dataloader

I am working on migrating files from an old SF org to a new one. I have done a data export on the required files and documents using the native Data Export tool in the Setup. That gave me the ...
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Monitor Data Loader Exports [closed]

We have few users with Data loader access. I would like to track their activity especially how do I monitor their exports please ?
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Extracting Salesforce Data Using the Data Loader Command Line

i want to create encryption key and encrypted password to import data into salesforce using data loader CLI, But it is giving me error, you can see in the image that i've uploaded. Please help me with ...
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an email can't have more than 1 sender on EmailMessageRelation object

I am trying to import EmailMessage from one org to another. I am following instructions on this page here https://help.salesforce.com/s/articleView?id=000380515&type=1 I am on step C1 and where I ...
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Data loader opens and closes on mac

Installed data loader on Mac with Big Sur (older than 2021 so rosetta no supported) Installed the Azul as well. It opens and then quickly closes again. Have deleted and reinstalled again - no luck. ...
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Data Loader won't open (Windows 11 pro)

I have installed Zulu v18.0.2.1, even have set the JAVA HOME. and also installed Data Loader v55 I open Data Loader using the shortcut created during installation. After few seconds command prompt ...
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Uploaded a PDF but not visible on Salesforce

I uploaded a PDF to the ContentVersion object using dataloader. It uploaded successfully but when I click on it within SF it doesnt show anything. However if I download it I can see it. Any reason why ...
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Why is Salesforce inspector faster than data loader or workbench?

I have a use case where I need to delete a few million duplicates from my org. I have explored the following 3 tools to achieve this. Salesforce Inspector, Data Loader and Workbench. The performance ...
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Dataloader v55 quickly flashes open and closes

I downloaded the latest version of dataloader, version 55.0.1, and installed the latest version of the JDK: openjdk 18.0.1 2022-04-19 OpenJDK Runtime Environment Zulu18.30+11-CA (build 18.0.1+10) ...
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Deleting old content documents in flow

I am trying to delete all work order photos that are older than 2 years. My only caveat is that I want to keep everything that has a work order type of installation so we have something to review when ...
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Running the Data Loader from the command line

I'm trying to setup a scheduled export with the data loader. I'm trying to follow the instructions provided by Salesforce here but can't get past Step 1. Has anyone had a similar issue trying to ...
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SOQL Query for updating related records

I have two Objects: Opportunity and Bid(custom Object). A bid is having a lookup field to opportunity i.e. an opp. can have multiple bids. I need to update the comment field of Bid records, but the ...
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How to extract Field History for a Custom Object

In dataloader, there's no CustomObject__History object when clicking "Show All Objects". Can FH for a custom object be extracted somehow? My object is on the detail side of an MD ...
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how I will get all the record from QA to a fresh sandbox? [closed]

I want to get all the records in a fresh sandbox from QA. please guide me thanks
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External Id fields not visible in Data Loader UI (they have FLS, aren't read only, can be updated, etc.)

The user is in the System Administrator profile. The fields have FLS (as shown below), which was granted years ago--there is no issue with setting it after logging in. The fields are not read only and ...
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Data Loader Upsert Error : MISSING_ARGUMENT:External_ID__c not specified

I tried to make upsert method in data loader, when External Id is null i expected it will running method insert, when external id is not null it will running method update. Everythings work fine in ...
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Data Loader: csv file with records without ID, instead with External ID

I used the upsert function in Data Loader, but it created new records, not updated records. How can I update these records using an External ID instead of a Salesforce ID? On the Lead object I have a ...
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How can one authenticate Dataloader CLI when instance has MFA enabled?

Since moving my data export script out of my company's sandbox and into prod, I've been having a hard time getting Dataloader to authenticate, and I suspect this may be due to the Salesforce ...
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Export and Import Macro & MacroInstructions

Can anyone please share how to export Macro & It's instructions together and import them in another org? I'm using Salesforce dataloader tool.
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SFDMU - Deleting 30 Millions records

I deleted 30M records with SFDMU. The only issue I faced was that I have to update the Json file for every 900,000 records and re-trigger the job using sfdx sfdmu:run --targetusername Production. By ...
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Error using inline dataloader: WARNING: sun.reflect.Reflection.getCallerClass is not supported

I'm trying to use the line loader and I'm getting this error data: I really have no idea why I'm getting this, I'll be adding my mapping: I will also leave the csv for the upsert: And the process-...
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'process.bat' is not recognized as an internal command

I'm following the following tutorial to try to use the inline dataloader, and now in the last step I'm getting this error: C:\Users\ThaisCarolyne>process.bat "C:\Users\ThaisCarolyne\dataloader\...
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RecordTypeId not getting uploaded from csv file to Salesforce org using SFDMU tool. Error: Value does not exist or does not match filter criteria

I am using SFDMU tool (Salesforce Data Loader SFDX Plugin) to upload csv data files to a target salesforce org. I have 3 records A, B and C in an object in a hierarchy. Record B is in a self-lookup ...
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Get records modified by SF Data Loader App (or get history of jobs on it)

I did some bulk upserts using csvs and SF Data Loader. However, my formatting was off for my external Id and "duplicate" records were created instead. Is there a simple option to revert jobs ...
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Dataloader Insert Problem

I'm trying to insert an Excel data in my org via Dataloader. But, when i try to use INSERT with the .csv file, i can't find the 'State__r:State__c:Code__c' in the mapping field. Error> State: id ...
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How do I edit Tags (Topics) for many contacts at once?

How do I edit Tags (Topics) for many contacts at once? We use Topics (which we renamed to "tags") to keep track of the events where we met our contacts and leads. Say I add 100 new leads to ...
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