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Lightning Connect (now known as Salesforce Connect) is a feature in the App Cloud that enables you to integrate external data sources with Salesforce.

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Salesforce Connect report limitations?

We have an Odata endpoint configured for SF Connect access. 3 simple external objects, and having an extremely difficult time getting reports to function. Standard reports are ok until you add any ...
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Replace Contact object with External object

I'm pretty new to sales force and have a question in reference to data sync. I have a prime contact that is related to many several table and contains fields that are not available on contact. These ...
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Error in accessing Azure Data to Salesforce using Lightning connect

We are trying to Integrate Azure Data to Salesforce using Lightning Connect using the above Link Click Here But in the link we are not able to expose the Azure DB with WCF Data service 5.6 or 6.0 and ...
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Connection published object field mapping

my salesforce has a connection to another salesforce instance via "salesforce-to-salesforce connection" The issue arises when mapping fields of a different data type. More specifically, mapping a ...
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Write files to Google Drive with External Data Storage

Using this tutorial I have connected my SF instance to Google Drive. I can only view the files --- is there a way to write to drive too? If it can be done, can it be added on a related list on ...
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External Object general error message on login

When logging into an org as a System Admin, I receive the following error: The text of the error message: "Developer error in file apex://Order__x at line number -1" Stack trace error message: "...
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How to connect to SAP through Salesforce Connect

Can anyone help me how to connect to External Data i.e, SAP through Salesforce connect using External Data Source and External Objects. Thanks.
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Is the Salesforce Lightning External Services (Beta) free

Does the External Services functionality cost extra or is it an included feature? https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/spring17/release-notes/rn_forcecom_external_services.htm
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Error when setting up Files Connect with SharePoint Online

When I setup the external data source and "Start Authentication Flow on Save", It forces an authentication and I am asked as an Admin to trust SalesForce.com which I do "Trust It" but SalesForce ...
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Salesforce Connect Custom Adapter test class

What is the correct way to approach testing Salesforce Connect custom adapters? Perhaps there is a unified approach to testing all of its parts, but specifically what is the approach for testing the ...
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Error displaying one external table in salesforce

I have configured an external datasource in salesforce. While I able to display all the external objects in salesforce but the data of one object is not visible in salesforce. After enabling debug ...
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Wild card search for external Objects

I am using Odata to connect to external objects and I have a requirement to display results based on search strings provided in visualforce page. I just learnt that Salesforce doesn't support Like ...
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Lightning connect integration

I have used lightning connect for sap integration. I have followed below blog Configure Lightning Connect for SAP Access – Step by Step But I am getting error while validating and sync - You don'...
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External Objects: The value of a parameter contains a character that is not allowed or the value exceeds the maximum allowed length

I created an External Object using an OData 4.0 provider and attempted to display the values of this object (several columns) in a listview. The listview displays an error with text as in title of OP:...
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Unable to query data on external object using custom provider adapter

I'm trying to extend the DataSource.Provider and DataSource.Connection to create a custom adapter for Lightning Connect. I'm in my developer org and have created a custom provider that shows up in the ...
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Locker Service Compatibility with CMS Connect

We are doing some work on integrating AEM as the CMS connection in a Salesforce Lightning Community page using CMS Connect and the Lightning Builder but have run into some issues with the Locker ...
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External Object in Lightning error: “Unsupported Item”

I am currently developing a custom Apex adapter for Salesforce Connect. In Classic, the external object record is loading successfully from the external source. When I load the record in Lightning, ...
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SOSL for External Object

I have configured a Salesforce Connect relationship to an external data source using a custom Apex adapter. I am trying to configure one of the external objects to allow search. I have selected the "...
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$A.get('e.force:refreshView').fire(); is not working

i am calling this method from the save button in lightning component. getaVal : function(component, event, helper) { var updateValues = []; var lstInsert = []; var lstUpdate = []; var ...
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Can I use external objects with Marketing Cloud connector?

Using Salesforce's Lightning Connect to have access to external objects, can I connect this with Marketing Cloud using the Marketing Cloud connector? If yes, what are the limitations (if any)
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Third party lead generation service scope access for creating new leads

Background: We're a lead generation service. We sell the leads (as a subscription) to multiple customers. Many of our customers use Salesforce. I'm trying to create an app that will create/push new ...
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Salesforce Connect custom adapter limits

For Salesforce Connect, I see OData callout limits here: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=platform_connect_considerations_query_rate_limits.htm&type=5 If I'm using a custom adapter for ...
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How Much does it cost to buy Cross-Org Adapter for Salesforce Connect for Unlimited Edition

We are considering replacing Salesforce to Salesforce usage by Cross-Org Adapter for Salesforce Connect and use it for other cases. It is provided for free in Developer Edition but in client ...
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External Data source through apex custom adapter

I want to connect the external database from salesforce. I have developed the custom adapter (DataSource.Connection class and DataSource.Provider class). In connection class, Sync method is working ...
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external object text field length hard/soft limits

We're implementing a service cloud instance using external objects and odata 4.0. One of the objects is a "file" object and holds information about downloadable files. One field holds the base64 ...
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Update is not working in lightning component when using it with modal

Update is not working properly,the values are getting auto populated in form/modal box but while submitting the data it is not updating and page stop responding. This is the code for updating records. ...
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Error when calling Database.insertAsync (Status Code “ASYNC_OPERATION_LOCATOR”)

I am experiencing some bizarre behaviour when trying to insert external objects. The following statement results in an error: Object__x o = new Object__x(Name__c='Test'); Database.SaveResult[] sr = ...
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External lookup showing as blank in Lightning Experience

I have a writable external data source with 2 external objects: Car__x VIN__c - Unique External Id (maps to VIN column in Car table) Plant__c - Lookup to custom object Plant Part__x Car__c - ...
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What's the point of custom fields on external objects?

If they are not mapped to the schema what's the point of creating custom fields on external objects? I have tested with a checkbox field and verified that my changes are not being preserved, as ...
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How to show error on child component field or lookup field in lightning salesforce

and below is my controller and component <div class="slds-form-element slds-size--1-of-3"> <c:LookupSObject aura:id="processField" label="Process" pluralLabel="Processes" ...
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How to include lightning record page into vf?

I have created lightning record page using lightning app builder,Now I want to include that into my page when they click button. Here is my code: <div id="tab-scoped-7-content" class="slds-...
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Can we create Push topics on external objects?

I have set up a Push Topic on an external object to look for the 'Create' Activity. However, when I create an External object record, the Workbench Push Topic Window doesn't receive a Message. Is ...
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Use Salesforce Connect to create External Objects to track phone plans

I'm doing a Trailhead : https://trailhead.salesforce.com/trails/force_com_admin_advanced/modules/lightning_connect/units/lightning_connect_setup. And I'm getting the below error: I've created an "...
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Unit testing method with SOQL

I'm currently updating a lot of my unit tests to get a healthy average above 75% for some wiggle room. The controller I am currently testing on has a SOQL query within the method I am testing. try {...
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Configure a simple Google Search in External Data Source

I want to configure Google search in my Org, so that when user searches something in the global search, results are returned from Google as well. I can do this using visualforce page. But i am ...
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Is There an Easy Way to Retrieve Field's External Alias

When creating custom fields on external objects you have the ability to add "External Alias / External Column Name" of the corresponding field name in the external data source. I've got a situation ...
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External integration: MuleSoft vs Salesforce Connect? [closed]

I am looking to integrate an external system that supports OData into SFDC. Both ends of this integration will need to have read and write access to each other. I am assuming a peak traffic rate of 10,...
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Chart using json from external url

Is there a way to have a salesforce native chart use a url that provides JSON as the data for the chart? I keep reading about lightning connect and OData to connect to an external database, but I'm ...
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Salesforce Files Connect Indirect Lookup

I set up Salesforce files connect with sharepoint online via an office 365 application and it works fine. But when i try to do dynamic linking via indirect lookups I do not seem to get it right, I ...
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Salesforce Connect Apex Connector Framework Deployment Error

I am getting the following error on my external objects after deploying them using the Force.com ANT Migration Tool. MISSING LABEL PropertyFile - val DataSourceDataTypeNotSupported not found in ...
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Picklists not Supported in SOQL WHERE Clause (External Objects)

Background I ran a SOQL query from the developer console on one of my external objects which has a picklist field (Object name Fixture__x, picklist field name Status__c). The following query: ...
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Writable External Objects - Not Bulkified

I just tried to insert a bunch of external object records (external data source being a postgre on Heroku). Noticed it took significant amount of time. After looking at the debug logs I realised that ...
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Is it possible to see the URL salesforce generates through lightning connect

We are trying to connect to a dell boomi service with oData 2.0 but boomi is having an issue consuming the URL and parsing parameters. We do not have access to the boomi service, but is it possible ...
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Salesforce lightning connect to connect with SAP

I would like to know if anyone has any experience integrating Salesforce with SAP for Business One. I tested Lightning connect in a dev org to connect with SAP and it's working fine. despite I don't ...
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!= Operator Not getting the Data from External System-Teradata Using OData

I have the query on externla objects [select customer_name__c,complete_order_status__c from current_year_order_summary__x where complete_order_status__c != 'C' LIMIT 2000]; I am facing the error ...
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How to cover the test class for external objects Query in test class

Can anyone suggest me how to cover the SOQL code line in test class. Due to Query failing i am not able to increase the code coverage to 75% minimum for class. Suggest me how can i achieve this . Is ...
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Installing Dave Carolls Sublime Lightning - windows

I'm trying to install a plugin for salesforce Lightning by Dave Carroll, unfortunately, run into some issues. I'm not sure if I'm missing something or something else is wrong. I followed his tutorial ...
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How to redirect from one component to other component in lightning?

I want this when user click it is got account id and with id it is redirect to AccountDetailLightning. This my first component: `<a href="javascript:void(0);" class="link" aura:id="{!obj.Id}" ...
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How to resolve this error in lightning

How to resolve this error in lightning. I dint know why this is come in lightning experince winter 16. I have follow this link and create a lightning application. enter link description here But it ...
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How to overcome 2000 records limit for external object

I am able to fetch for each soql only 2000 records(Due to Governer limitis) for external objects. but i want to fetch the remaining records and pass the remaining list also to vf page to display the ...