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Questions tagged [data-migration]

Data migration refers to moving metadata between a local system directory and a Force.com organization. A Force.com organization to another or an External System to a Force.com organization.

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Querying bulk load status (Salesforce Connector) in IBM Infospehere Datatstage

Has anyone worked with Querying bulk load status (Salesforce Connector) in Datatstage. It is returning me duplicate records of the job. Basically same records 4 times as there are 4 batches in my job. ...
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Local File path is not coming as link while doing data migration for chatter Records using apex

I have an issue while doing data migration of chatter records using apex. What I am doing is using apex to do data migration of chatter records. So the issue is while doing data migration of links ...
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Data Migration of select leads and its related activities

I need some help with migration of some leads and its related tasks from one prod org to another. I have a list of 40k leads which need to be moved over and with it all the tasks related to these ...
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Data migration from MS Dynamic 2011 to Salesforce [closed]

How to migrate the data from MS Dynamic 2011 CRM to Salesforce? is there any API? Please help me on this.
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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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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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Convert Business Account in to person Account (Associated with Portal User)

I am new to person Accounts in salesforce. I am trying to convert a Business Account, which is associated with the community user into person Account. I saw the limitation in salesforce documentation ...
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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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Pardot Prospect sync when connecting to a new SFDC org

in a new project we have a bit of a tricky migration issue I never faced before, described in the following: The context: The customer moved his Service Cloud license to a reseller. Due to this we ...
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Data Sync from Salesforce to Pardot

I just wanted to understand one thing here for Pardot syncing, what happen when I unverify the connection and migrate data into Salesforce? does this migrate all the leads/contacts from Salesforce to ...
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What is the sequence of migrating data from one Salesforce to another Salesforce org

I want to transfer all my data from one Salesfoce org to another Salesforce org. Kindly let me know sequence of data import. What object's data shoud i import first?
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Does creation/update of an EmailMessage record ever send an actual email?

I suspect the answer is no, that one would need to use an unrelated call such as sendEmail() or something like that to actually send a message. That said, I'm in the process of doing a data ...
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Data migration question for Marketing Cloud

I have a question regarding a data migration that one of our clients want to do. So they currently use lists in marketing cloud where email is the unique identifier. They have planned to export data ...
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Bulk API or Batch Apex or Async SOQL to create large numbers of big object records?

We want to build a scheduled job that creates copies of custom object records into big object records. We have about a million records that we need to be able to process and move over reliably. We ...
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Push & pull data with sfdx commands

We were trying to export & import data from a sandbox using the sfdx tree export command. Even after going through the different links on google I could not understand how will we export a ...
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Is it possible to migrate all collateral from Pardot to Marketing Cloud seamlessly with an app or some code?

I would like to know if it is possible to migrate everything created in Pardot (Engagement Studios, Content, Files, Campaigns, Lists, Dynamic Lists, etc) seamlessly into the Marketing Cloud when a ...
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How to change the record type of existing opportunities to another record type?

There are around 800 opportunities for which I want to change the record type of that opportunities. These 800 opportunities are related to different product books. when I change the opportunities ...
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Values are not getting updated in the picklist through the data loader, error: Bad value for restricted picklist field

I have a situation: Under opportunity Country and state are picklist. both country and state are a global set of picklist. Country and state are dependent picklists (controlling: country and state: ...
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Data migration in opportunity object

Scenario: Under opportunities, country and state were text fields, however with the client requirement I have changed country and state fields as picklist. Country being the controlling picklist and ...
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How to migrate large data volume from On-premise to Heroku Postgres [closed]

We are planning to migrate large volume of data from on-premise Oracle DB to Heroku Postgres in Private Space. We are using Heroku to build our API Services for various channels e.g. portal / mobile ...
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Importing emails in a specific order using the rest API

In a data migration context from a Salesforce organization to another one, a requirement we have is to transfer the 'EmailMessage' from an organization to another. As they are the main interaction ...
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I want to know if there is a solution that every time we upload the CSV file , it doesn't create new contacts and households

I'm trying to import a combined fully mapped CSV file on a Salesforce non-profit package with Data Import Wizard you know that we focus on 3 objects in this case : (households(account) , Donors(...
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Why doesn't Dataloader use specified 10k batch size when Bulk API is selected?

I have this sample CSV file containing 10,000 records (with 33 columns) I'd like to import it via Dataloader into Case object at my sandbox environment. I tried using these settings below with Bulk-...
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How to test a data migration is done correctly?

How can I check that a data migration project (data migration from excel sheets to salesforce) is done completely right ?
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Data Migration from one production org to another

how do I migration data from one live org to another? We have a requirement to move data from objects which include account, contact opportunities, related activities and a bunch of custom objects. ...
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Merging cases coming from several systems into one record type for history purpose

I wanted to use a custom object, but I was given are to use the case object for the following: In a systems decommissioning context, I was asked to design a means to merge all data structures into ...
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rendering error after enabling salesforce to salesforce data migration

after enabling salesforce to salesforce migration. It gives me error while displaying all fields of my custom object on visual-force page. public class MyClass { public Map<String,String> ...
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Related objects for Account and Opportunity

I am using a tool which backsup data from my SFDC instance to local MySQL database. I am concerned with Account and Opportunity object only. But I want to bring all those other objects which are ...
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how to open all record inserted from data loader

i confuse with salesforce, how can i use records that insert from data loader without open the record manually. Example : i create custom object 'Book' just contain Name standard field, then i ...
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tool for testing data between salesforce and dynamics?

we are currently migrating from dynamicsCrm into salesforce. Our data migration mapping is 99% there and i would like to know is there a way to compare data between dynamicsCrm and salesforce. Only ...
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Easiest way to perform a salesforce to salesforce synchronization (one way)?

We have 2 salesforce organizations. We have a requirement to synchronize changes on data made in the "source" organization to the "target" organization (preferably automatically). We have quite a few ...
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Copy Custom Object From One Org To Another

Is it possible to copy one custom object from my salesforce org to another salesforce org? How?
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Import Data to Salesforce from another sources

If I have any data that I generate with another programming language, or just data in any text format, and I want to work with this data in Salesforce(It is not any records, It maybe list of some ...
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How to prepare a dynamic SOQL in Talend?

I want to setup a ETL job in Talend to query intersection of data between two salesforce prod environments. And here is what I want to do: Query list of accounts from one salesforce org. Take a ...
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can't export project to eclipse IDE

I'm trying to export a project to eclipse IDE and im doing all the first steps correctly. I managed to fill in the security information eg. security token and everything then I select that I want to ...
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Data migration of custom objects

Could you please explain and advise which are the best ways to do Data Migration in Production Envrionment. Before I start the data migration do I need an additional environment for backup? I am ...
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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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While moving custom profiles using eclipse from dev org to partner org found following errors [duplicate]

Unknown user permission: CanInsertFeedSystemFields Unknown user permission: ChatterInternalUser What could be the possible solution? Thanks in advance.
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Best practices for bulk updating old data

I have a new trigger that fires whenever I add/update a Contact. Let's say it calls a method in class which sets the Contact's X1337_Name__c field to a l33t h4X0r3d (that is, 'leet haxored') version ...
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Can we migrate rich-text-field-data between environments?

After searching on the SFSE website, it seems this question hasn't been asked. Can we migrate rich text field data between environments? Most records contain images embedded in rich text fields ...
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Move Chatter profile photos

Users have been using a glorified sandbox for a long time now. It's time to ditch the sandbox and move everything to production. We realized that users already uploaded profile photos in the sandbox ...
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Remapping Custom objects to Standard Objects [closed]

I'm currently working with a company where we use Salesforce as a social platform; all the sales data & purchasing information is handled separately at the moment, with certain data available via ...
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​tabs and app visibility changes on migrating package from one org to other org

I have made managed package, when I migrate this package to the other org my app and tab are not visible as defaults. i have to enable the visibility by editing the user profiles, while in my package ...
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Migrating from existing legacy Knowledge base to Salesforce Knowledge base

Our organisation has decided to move from legacy knowledge base system to Salesforce Knowledge base. We have huge KB and bunch of files (doc, pdf). One of the solution is to move from existing KB ...
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record Created By

I have migrated 50k records in Case object and nearly 500k records in custom objects in Production org. After going soft launch i realized I did't updated the Created By from the older system. I want ...
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How do I migrate from Developer Edition to Contact Manager Edition?

I'm ready to migrate a client from a Developer Edition environment to a Contact Manager environment. In the past, I've always worked with an edition with API access and used Eclipse to do the ...
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Salesforce solution to ETL data from one org to another, preserve relationships, map data to new object types

I am seeking a tool that offers the features to 1. export data, using filters, from a legacy organization 2. map that data to a existing or new structures in a new org, example Leads with set of ...
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Posting chatter as communities users

We executed a migration from another system into a Salesforce customer community recently, but were unable to migrate forum posts as chatter questions and answers because the system is not allowing us ...
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Feed migration for one custom object to other custom object

I need to migrate Feed data posted on records of custom object. I am able to migrate FeedItem, FeedLikes and FeedComments but not able to find how to migrate FeedLikes on comments postes on FeedItem ...