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Salesforce instance refers to the server that Salesforce organization lives on

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Dynamically get instance URL in a (packaged) Flow

I have checked the list of Global variables on Flows but couldn't find any that is giving me the current instance URL. My flow is opening a Visualforce PDF and I a hardcoded URL just won't work in ...
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How is a salesforce site switch different from an instance refresh?

How is a salesforce site switch different from an instance refresh ? What is difference in terms of key things we need to check so that they do not impact adversely ?
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Find out what instance of SFCC do I have

How can I find out what instance of SFCC do I have? I am very new to SFCC and I was provided with the account of SFCC by my employer. So, now I want to learn the SFCC. For this I go to the ...
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Instance Switching

Has anyone had experience in requesting a Salesforce org be migrated from a different geographic instance to another? Our org was setup a number of years ago (10+) by someone in our US office. Our US ...
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Salesforce Instance refresh - new instance name “UM”

What does the UM stand for in the in the Salesforce instance naming? EU: Europe NA: North America UM:???? Is it new or has it always been present? Never noticed it and I have just found out that my ...
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Salesforce Instance change affect marketing cloud

If i change my sales cloud instance from NA30 to NA82 or some other instance so do i need to reinstall MC connector again ? Thanks !!
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Impact on Dashboards in Einstein Analytics on Org Instance Migration

We have created a set of dashboards, dataflows, datasets in the Einstein analytics in our current org. What all impacts do we have on the Einstein analytics on org instance migration or instance ...
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In Apex, can I detect if an Object is a Map, regardless of parameterized types?

When I declare a Map, I need to give the types, e.g.: Map<Id, SObject> sObjectByIdMap = new Map<Id, SObject>(); We can assign map to generic values as Objects: Object value = ...
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How does Salesforce assign instances to orgs?

I am curious to know on what basis salesforce assigns orgs specially developer orgs. I have oldest dev org in ap7, then several on ap5 and recent one at eu5. Is this based on geographical location ...
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GA Event tracking from Salesforce always returns USA as location

I have created an apex class that sends a POST request to Google with the standard event tracking info eg eventCategory, eventLabel etc. and I use a trigger to initiate the call to track INSERTS and ...
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Urgent Issue: na78 instance not reachable. Any thoughts?

Suddenly, this is what I am seeing when I tried to login into my Salesforce production. Any thoughts? https://na78.lightning.force.com/one/one.app#/alohaRedirect/701/o
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How to setup a new non profit instance without npsp?

When I go to salesforce.org, I don't see where to just create a non-profit instance without using the npsp? Is this doable? if so, where to click? Also, I only see options to use Lightning. What if I ...
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Copy the properties from one instance of an Apex Class to another

I am attempting to copy the properties from one Apex class instance to another (without hard coding the property names). See the below example: public class Post{ public String name ...
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Custom URL for Salesforce CRM

I'm facing the intriguing question of trying to customize the standard Salesforce URL, i.e. https://[instance].salesforce.com/ It's in particular the bit in bold that I'd like to understand if it is ...
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What merge field can we use in an email template to get the Instance needed to generate a URL to an internal knowledge article?

We are sending an email using an email template to an internal user that will have a link to an internal Knowledge article in it. Currently I have the URL hard-coded like so: https://na29.salesforce....
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Calling Process.Plugin Class In Another Class

I have a custom VFP button that runs a parent flow, that runs a sub flow. The finishLocation of the flow is a page redirect to a custom object. I can't seem to pull over the value of the ...
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Need some public API to get status of an Instance

I need to pull up the information regarding some instances, whether they are currently available, Performance Degradation, Service Disruption or under maintenance, along with the cause (if any). I ...
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Risks of deploying My Domain before the upcoming instance refresh?

We had Salesforce setup for our company by a vendor, but the vendor is no longer involved. Before the upcoming instance refresh, I'm trying Right now a few pressing questions are headed my way, and I ...
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In Apex, is it possible to use Polymorphism and Overloading to mitigate the need for conditional logic?

While working-on/playing with the Build a Restaurant-Locator Lightning Component Trailhead, I wanted to develop a more clever (possibly read over-engineered) way of selecting address from either the ...
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Test if a variable is instance of List regardless of type

How to test if a variable obj is instance of a list regardless of the type that list is holding I have tried obj instanceof List obj instanceof List<> But I'm getting a compile error
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How to get instance name/key via API

Is there a way to get the instance name of a Salesforce organisation (like na41) via the REST API in a reliable way? I've looked at existing resources available and they do not seem to expose that. I ...
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How can I determine the physical location of a Salesforce Pod/Instance? [duplicate]

Given a Salesforce pod/instance name such as NA3 or CS6 how can I find it's physical location?
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Where is my server located? [duplicate]

Does anyone know where my Instance server is located? My organisation is located in Berlin, Europe.
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Invalid Type ExternalServiceUtils

I am completely new to salesforce . I have installed SoapBox to interact with the SQL server from salesforce. I have installed its API in the sales force environment as shown below figure. This class ...
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Salesforce.com instance based on Client Geography [closed]

I have question on Salesforce.com Security issue based on Client location and respective production instance. My client is US based and instance that i got is ap1. My query is, does it make a ...
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#NA14 outage - Find out on which instance are my ISV package subscribers

NA14 just was offline for nearly a full day and data of many hours of data is just lost. Besides pointing our customers to trust.salesforce.com as an ISV we want to proactivly react and contanct ...
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How to tell where my Instance is located?

NA is North America, EU is Europe/Middle East, ..etc. I am curious as to where the NAXX numbers are specifically located. For instance (no pun intended), NA23 would be located on the east or west ...
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Persist record instance and use it in multiple pages

I am creating a force.com site which will fetch a contact record after successful login (The contact is the person logging in). The site has many VF pages which will be using the contact record and ...
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Can I get all instances from my global class “OneInstanceController”

I has created global Controller class "OneInstanceController" for visualforce page "OneInstance". In my case I open a lot of pages "OneInstance" in multiple tabs. Each page should be copy of others ...
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How can I tell what is changing in Salesforce as they patch each pod?

In another question where EU2 was behaving differently to EU5 I commented: For what its worth, trust is listing EU2 as "Release: Summer '15 Patch 9.6" and EU5 as "Release: Summer '15 Patch 10". NA1 ...
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Determine If Sandbox from Instance URL in Javascript

There's been a few questions around working out if an org is a sandbox or not, but typically these are done via Apex. I need to find out an org's type (only sandbox/prod - dev etc. don't matter) using ...