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When trying to call external API, keep having to re-autheticate despite receiveing Refresh Token from API

I have an application which sits in Salesforce. The application authenticates using the web browser flow, authenticating against an external API. Upon authentication, the external API returns an ...
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Error 400 and Error 401

good day to all the users This is my issue, i have 2 environments SO this environments need to send data from sandbox to an app I insert the data with anonymous Window For the 1 environment when I ...
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Which user license is used for Lightning External Apps and Lightning External Apps Plus?

Looking at https://www.salesforce.com/eu/products/platform/pricing/lightning-external-apps/, there's the ability to create what seem to be 'lite' versions of Communities; which I'd be keen to ...
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Is Canvas Auth a secure alternative to the original Web site authentication?

I'm currently investigating how to use a Canvas app to display a web app page (i.e running on Heroku). This web app has a user + password login method. When creating this Canvas app, I researched the ...
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How to stop redirecting our Salesforce users clicking on an a URL for an activity record to an account record

I'm building an internal interface for day-to-day work processes on a platform outside of Salesforce that uses data from our Salesforce. I've created a button on that external platform that should ...
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BulkAPI v2 with python fails while the same request with postman works fine

I am trying to get some query results using bulk api from Python. I have been able to get the token but I run into an error when I try to create the batch job based on documentation but I run into ...
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Live Agent REST API Daily Limits

We are planning to use LiveAgent REST APIs from an external Application. Details of APIs are available in below link: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=000331168&type=1&mode=1 The ...
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Update external database after a Marketing Cloud unsubscribe

At the moment, our member site has its own email preferences area. These preferences are fed into Marketing Cloud data extensions and are used when segmenting for email sends. We use the global ...
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How do I expose a standard ui layout page as an externally facing website?

I am planning on adding a few custom objects and require a page to be exposed publicly. I have looked at both visualforce and lightning out, but am confused about the best practices. Can I expose a ...
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Publish Platform Event using .Net APIs without human intervention

I have created a platform event trigger in salesforce and on the other hand I have a .Net APIs (with no UI) now. I want to publish a platform event from .Net API to Salesforce. Option that I explored ...
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sameSite attribute issue with iFrame page while using chrome browser

I am opening our external application pages in an iFrame in different VF pages. I was able to access these pages without any issues until latest Google chrome update with sameSite attribute. I am ...
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Salesforce internal server error - SSO through OAuth 2.0 external provider

I am configuring Single Sign On for my application through OAuth 2.0 server. I used the next recommendations: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=sso_provider_plugin_custom.htm&type=5#...
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User Creation in External System [closed]

Is there a way to automatically create a user in an external web application once the user is created in Salesforce? What are the different ways to go about doing it? If you have some examples that ...
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Notify or update salesforce records from external application

As Integration part is new to me so, tried little demo project which gets the external data and creates the record in custom object or so from a button click. Using HttpRequest method did all the API ...
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How to open a particular record in salesforce from another web app

I am looking to open a particular object's record in salesforce after clicking a link in some another web app. With the link click I need to pass some set of attributes to Salesforce webservice (...
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Identifying user interacting with external objects using Salesforce Connect OData 4.0

I have external data source configured in Salesforce, it connects to OData 4.0 API. Let's say I have 1 external object in this data source, called Kitten. The problem: I want security to be handled on ...
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Provide from apex code to external service session id, which does not invalidate on logout

In our application when user clicks at specific button on the page http callout to external service is triggered from apex code on the server side. As one of the parameters we are passing session id ...
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Better way to embed external application UI in Salesforce

I am looking for a good option in terms of adaptability to lightning to embed a external applicaiton in Salesforce UI( A VF page or Lightning component). On doing some research I identified below ...
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How to obtain running user's username/password/token for a POST callout [duplicate]

I have a Django application which connects to Salesforce using some user informed credentials and an user informed Salesforce record ID. But I don't want my users accessing an external system anymore, ...
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Is there a good email service to replace Salesforce's email service as a workaround for the attachment size limit? [closed]

I like Salesforce's email service in that I can: Send emails to any contact in the database Use templates Track and log activities from emails However, I can't send attachments larger than around ...
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Login into external app from Salesforce communities

I have salesforce communities for customers. We have some external existing apps built on some other technology. What I am looking for exactly is how our customers can login to those external apps ...
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Redirect to freshdesk.com from Salesforce.com

I am trying to redirect to Freshdesk.com from Visualforce link. I have Name,Email and Hashcode to redirect and login to the freshdesk.com http://sample.freshdesk.com/?name=Arun+Bhatia&email=Arun....
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Managed packages: does our external app need automated tests?

We're starting to plan out a salesforce app that will connect to our external system. We'd like it to be a managed package down the road. I've been told that our APEX code all needs tests, which is ...
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Call an external API upon new user creation

Is there a way to call an external REST API from Salesforce once a new user (customer) has been created in the system? This should be an automatic process and the API will be called right after the ...
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Prompting user for user credential right after the app installation

Is it possible to ask for user input at the end of app installation? I need users to enter credentials for external API at the end of app installation or very beginning of an app. Basically, I'm ...
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Salesforce disabled TLS 1.0 encryption

Could you please help me with this issue? Actually SF uses TLS 1.0 encryption for the communication between the external app and the platform. But regarding to the last communication of SF this ...
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Canvas signed request (sr) in visualforce

We haven't figure out how to get the signed request (sr) in the visualforce page where we have a canvas app. We are publishing a canvas event in our external app like: Sfdc.canvas.client.publish(sr....
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Building with Atlassian's Bamboo

I'm trying to use Atlassian's Bamboo service to start using CI development into the company I work for. I have a dummy dev org with a simple App running, but I can't seem to make Bamboo work. The ...
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How to create a managed application and namespace for REST API

I am following up the post here: REST API without Connected App Although the answer was very helpful, I'm new to SF and need some clarity on some things: 1. How and why can a separate (free ...
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REST API without Connected App

I have to design an external app which will retrieve information from Salesforce. Any user can install this app and use it. This app will use rest API to access information from Salesforce. I cannot ...
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Viewing sharepoint documnets in Salesforce using Files Connect

I want to view my Sharepoint documnets in salesforce using "File Connect" introduced in Winter15 release for connecting to External Data source but i am facing a problem to connect to sharepoint. I ...
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Find Users OAuth connected Apps via API or tables

I need to be able to find out what external apps users have installed through the API or a table. In their User record there you can view a related list of records and Revoke them from there. How ...
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