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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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Trigger Exception on data Loader

I have written a trigger to create/update a contact when account is created/updated. Every account will have one contact associated with it. When i try to load the data from data loader in to account ...
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Purge an archived Product

In my orgs, for some truly obscure reasons, a Product has been archived. I've bookmarked it, and I can now see it with the direct url ( MYORGSURL/objectId ), but I can't do anything with it: I can't "...
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Does Dataloader Command Line Run Triggers

I have a process to insert records into salesforce using dataloader command line. The process works fine. However, there's a before trigger on the object which does not seem to be firing for this ...
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DataLoader issue with Unicode special charactes handling

I have a Data Loader CLI script importing data (Lead records) automatically from csv based on some schedule. Last week I stumbled upon following issue: DataLoader (both CLI and GUI version) doesn't ...
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Do not see Event object in Dataloader

I need to move events from one SF instance to another, but when I open Data Loader I don't see Even (and Event Relation) object in the list of available options. I login under user with System ...
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I need to upsert the data into salesforce using data loader cli

I need to upsert data into Account object using Data Loader CLI. And I am getting below error. 2018-11-15 10:53:38,196 ERROR [accountUpdateProcess] client.PartnerClient proces sResult (PartnerClient....
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Inserting Chatter FeedItems with type 'TrackedChange'

I am trying to insert a Chatter FeedItem through Data Loader. When the type is 'TrackedChange', I am getting the error 'Cannot directly insert FeedItem with type 'TrackedChange'. How can I solve ...
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Pushing data from Salesforce to FTP or any other end point using Data Loader CLI

Is it possible to push data in a CSV format from Salesforce to any other external endpoint or FTP server using Data Loader CLI?
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Tasks Updates--Locking issue

We are currently facing issue while updating tasks via dataloader or workbench. We are updating tasks of around 8 lakhs. Problem is tasks are linked to account which locks the accounts while updating ...
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Tasks created in Data Loader don't send emails or create notifications

I have a lot of tasks to create so I am using the Data Loader to speed up the process. However, when the tasks are imported, the user they're assigned to doesn't get a notification within Salesforce ...
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SOQL limit Error with task dataload

I am receiving System.LimitException: Too many SOQL queries: 101 error because of my Apex trigger. Issue is clear but I am thinking of best possible way to handle it during bulk data loads. We ...
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Data Loader, export process

i need to export 19,00,000 records from the production. i started the process but in the middle due to network issue the process failed. and export file having only some of the records from where was ...
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Restrict update existing record while upserting from Data loader

I am going to load data using WorkBench/Dataloader using UPSERT (ExternalId__c) DML operation. Once this ExternalId__c is matched then we have to check one more thing like Sr_number__c in that ...
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Is it possible to insert records based on record Types using DataLoader CLI Approach?

A. Can the DataLoader CLI load process create multiple records in SalesForce for the same object with different recordTypes? Able to add records using DataLoader CLI Approach but Not sure how to ...
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Data Loader Error Date/Time fields Failed to parse date

All of my records are failing to insert for the same error. I do not see an issue with the format itself. I also tried using European format with no luck
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How to insert on salesforce custom object using dataloader

I have a custom salesforce object that I am trying to insert data into via the salesforce data loader tool. I can only see the object when I click export and click on "show all salesforce objects". ...
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Report to fetch Duplicate Contacts

I need to generate a report with list of duplicate contacts and their duplicate count. I’m trying to run below query through Data Loader and Workbench & Export the results. select count(id), ...
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Sharing behavior when uploading data with owner, created by

Uploaded some contacts where the Owner, Created By fields set to user abc(I enabled audit fields for my API only user) Then tried uploading custom object X__c where it has a lookup to contact, Owner ...
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Data Export using Data Loader

I am exporting data from Salesforce using Data Loader, now I am facing some issues with the exported CSV file. Let me give an example, In my custom object, I have some data stored as 23-02-07 which ...
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How to query ContentDocumentLink in SOQL and then upsert records in Data Loader

When querying ContentDocumentLink in SOQL using the following query, an error is thrown. Goal: We are attempting to get a spreadsheet of the data so we can update IsDeleted flag with TRUE on entries ...
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How can I load all routing address use dataloader?

I want to load all routing address one time.(like use csv file by dataloader) I imported csv data into object emailServicesAddress by dataloader successfully, but the field EMAILDOMAINNAME is xxxxxxx....
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Importing a date prior to January 1, 1700 in a date field

Is there a way to import a date that is prior to January 1, 1700 in a date field? The documentation says that this is not an option. Link below https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000240801&...
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Content Notes from CSV not uploading via Data Loader

We are attempting to upload a CSV containing local drive links to text files and html files. We want these to become "Content Notes". Data Loader keeps throwing errors when we attempt to upload (see ...
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Can a CSV used in Data Loader have unused fields?

We are using the Upsert command in Salesforce Data Loader. If we have a CSV with several columns we do not wish to update (it's a wide CSV), can we still use it and just not map it? Or do all columns ...
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Data Loader not exporting notes despite records in system

While we are able to export other objects, and can see Notes in the system under Contact records, Data Loader exports only headers and no records under Export All. We are using the "Notes" and "Files" ...
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Dataloader relationship issues

How can data will be inserted if the records have master or look up relationship? Also how external id is useful in dataloader
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How to resolve below Dataloader error

Too many retries of batch save in the presence of Apex triggers with failures: when triggers are present partial save requires that some subset of rows save without any errors in order to avoid ...
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Mass Update Record Error too many DML

I want to mass update the record of my custom object called Request_Delivery_Plan__c.. There`s 1 trigger called RDP_Create_Delivery_Plan on Request_Delivery_Plan__c.. I set my data loader batch size ...
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Email is not firing for feeditem records inserted through DataLoader

When I am Inserting feed item records through dataLoader, the standard salesforce chatter email is not firing. But When I insert a record through UI, I am getting the mail. Also, the email is coming ...
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Retrieve data from “FeedTrackedChange” table between particular time period

I want to retrieve data from "FeedTrackedChange" table between particular time period. For Example: select * from FeedTrackedChange where CreatedTime >= jan 2000 But the problem here is there is ...
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Data Loader Command line: fields are not validated and then insert is not performed correctly

I am currently using a powershell script to run a data loader command line insert job. The process appears to run correctly, and shows all records successfully inserted. However, when referenced in ...
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Importing external CRM data with new households/accounts joins

Is there a best practice / simplified methodology for importing bulk records from an external CRM when there are new intricate household and account joins? I have looked into dataloader.io, but what ...
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Assign a Role as a Queue Member by Apex or DataLaoder

In the hypothetical situation, I have 100 queues, if I needed to update half of my Queues to have a member of Role 1 and Subordinates and the other 50 queues to have a member of Role 2 and ...
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Data Loader CLI - disable debug messages

I'm trying to turn off the DEBUG messages from Data Loader CLI's output when running. As per the documentation I have set sfdc.debugMessages to false, but it's still outputting them. I have set sfdc....
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Trying to understand upsert - data loader

Im trying to understand how to use upsert.. for example there`s : ID = 1600. Type = Shipping To. and ID = 1600. Type = Billing to. Can I use upsert to update record where ID = 1600 and type = ...
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How can I migrate data and related data from one org to another org?

I have a requirement to migrate data and I have a lot of related data, records and relationships to maintain. Is there a utility or tool to help me do this to minimize the amount of manual steps I ...
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Encountering a very strange Data loader error with number field values in a WHERE-IN clause

Our product backend has an ID field for each customer's instance of our software, so we have a custom Number field on our SFDC Account object to track each customer's Product_Org_Id__c. Often folks ...
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How to Import/Query the 'EntityHistory' Object Data Through Data Loader in salesforce

i have some records/data, i mention in Excel File is in below, and i need How to Query the Records from "EntityHistory" Object... please Help me i will try my developer Edition.
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Can't get CLIq to go beyond first screen

If I click on Next I get the error Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: com.salesforce.dataloader.security.EncryptionUtil.encryptString(Ljava/lang/String;)Ljava/lang/...
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How to Import and Export Notes and Attachments from one Object Using Data loader

I need to export Notes&Attachments for one object from production and Import to the sandbox. Attachments should be linked for each record how they are in production?
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How to import contentversion records(csv file) using dataloader

i have three records in csv file and three pdf files. how can i import these content version records to sandbox. i tried, but when i am uploading csv file using dataloader, i got Required fields are ...
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Failed to send request to error with Data Loader Log In

I am getting the following error when I am trying to log into Data Loader: Failed to send request to I checked that I am providing the correct Username, and the correct Password (in the form of ...
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Call data loader from a lightning component

I'm trying to build a lightning component that would replicate data loader/data wizard functionality. Is there a way we can integrate data loader into a lightning component? I want users to upload csv ...
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Using bulk API, do seperate serial batches still run parallel to eachother?

I have to load several million child records distributed over about 2000 parent records, so obviously I'm running into locking issues. I'm trying to find a way to avoid locks as much as possible, so I ...
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Data Loader converting & to & and throwing error

I am trying to load a csv file (encoded as UTF-8) into the salesforce Data Loader. One of the values in the csv file is a string reading "Biotechnology & Science". When I try loading the csv file, ...
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Pulling a list of updated query fields that DataLoader uses

How can I pull a list of the same query fields the DataLoader WebUI uses when you go to export each Salesforce data object to a CSV file? This list of query fields will be used in the DataLoader CLI ...
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Data Loading into Master Detail relationship objects

I have a scnario which I am not able to get through. I have two objects, Obj A and Obj B, both related through Master-Detail relation with Obj A being Master. Now, I have some records to be inserted ...
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Why do we disable validation rules and triggers while Data loads via loader

I'm trying to understand why do we disable validation rules and triggers while loading data via data loader or other tool. If we not disable, what will happen in the system level?
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Data Loader keeps AUTOMATICALLY updating Opportunity name, even though I didn't want to

I'm using data loader to update a few hundred records (opportunities), I'm moving what account the opportunities are related to. In doing so, the opp names are being automatically updated/mirrored to ...
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Time Field on Data Load - “value not of required type: 5:33 PM”

I am attempting to insert some records on a custom object that requires a value in the Time Received field, of type Time. Within an existing record (created manually) the value inside the detail page, ...