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Where to Store Token Auth?

Problem Statement I am working on an integration that will authenticate with a token. I need to pass it via header as follows: "Authorization": "Token abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" I also need to ...
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Can I use Named Credential merge fields as URL parameters on the endpoint?

I have a named credential as follows: Name Test_Credential URL https://www.somesite.com Identity Type Named Principal Authentication Protocol Password Authentication Username foobar ...
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Possible to update NamedCredential from Apex?

Question Is it possible to create or update a NamedCredential from within Apex? Investigation I looked into available options, and it seems the SOAP API only supports the describeSObjects(), query()...
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Set OAuthToken Without Apex Metadata Wrapper?

In working through an answer to this question, I found that I can set the oauthToken value on a NamedCredential using an Apex wrapper for the Metadata API. However, as far as I am aware, that still ...
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How to trigger Authentification of Named Credential created via Apex

I use the Metadata API and the Apex wrapper to create an AuthProvider and NamedCredential after the installation of my managed package app. MetadataService.NamedCredential cred = new MetadataService....
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Connect to Salesforce production REST API from Sandbox using Named Credentials

Background I would like to connect to the REST API of a production org, from a sandbox org. Configuration so far: Production Org has a Connected App Sandbox Org has a Auth. Provider Sandbox Org has ...
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Using Named Credentials and Auth Provider to manage security token for APEX Callout to an OAuth 2.0 REST API

I'm trying to do an APEX Callout to a OAuth 2.0 secured REST API This is the API https://developers.pandadoc.com/v1/reference#authentication-process I want to use something to manage the security ...
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Session Id not getting refreshed automatically with Custom Auth provider in Salesforce Named Credentials

Problem statement : The Named Credential created for OAuth 2.0 authentication and Custom Auth provider works until the first session Id which was obtained using the method 'handleCallback' is valid. ...
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Named Credentials and support for the OAuth2 Client Credentials Grant Type and alternatives

I have a requirement to authenticate to an external API for callouts using the OAuth2 Client Credentials Grant (This was helpful in referencing the different grant types for me). I would like to use ...
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Mock Testing with Named Credentials

I've successfully implemented Named Credentials for a Basic Auth integration callout. However, when I went to write my test method, I noticed one minor annoyance. When I try to create a ...
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Using Named Credentials in Batch Job (multi user)

Named credentials are working good in single user scenario, where we are making callouts on behalf of a given user. In a recent requirement, we need to setup a "PER USER" Named Credential, which ...
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Migrating Named Credential with password

I retrieved a Named credential using Ant migration tool and in the xml it looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <NamedCredential xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/...
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Is it possible to set per user Named Credentials via Apex?

I need to integrate with an external system that cannot fully support OAuth 2.0 server flow, so we're looking at just doing a basic username/password flow. So, I think I need to set up Named ...
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Where I can store access and secret keys for callouts to AWS SQS service? Should I use Named Credentials or other means suit better for this case

This question has an answer to how to send request to Amazon SQS service from Apex. However, I am concerned that we have to expose access and secret keys in the code. Is this possible to use Named ...
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Accessing Apex rest class with OAuth 2.0 with Named Credential authentication mechanism

I have been trying to implement Oauth 2.0 in my org and my requirement is to use Named credentials only when making a apex callout. I am using Named credentials, Oauth, Connected Apps and auth. ...
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Using Named Credentials to get Salesforce sessionId

I have a system that is posting data to a streaming channel which works upon data changing and a trigger firing. The a code snippet is shown below. string sessionId = UserInfo.getSessionId()...
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Managed package upgrade fails as Named Credential seems to have modified

But the Named Credential hasn't changed between current and new version. So this Known Issue doesn't apply: https://success.salesforce.com/issues_view?id=a1p3A000000mCFtQAM&title=cannot-modify-...
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How can I trigger the Oauth authentication flow for my apex-created Named Credential? [duplicate]

I am trying to callout to the Salesforce Metadata service (ApexMDAPI) using Named Credentials. Using Named Credentials with the Apex Wrapper My goal is to use this credential with configuration in a ...
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Named Credential - Automatic refresh token does not work with WSO2 Identity server

I am facing an issue with the named credential platform functionality in the following integration scenario: The Salesforce Org is supposed to perform Rest callouts to a 3rd party service. ...
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How do you use Named Credentials with a Google Cloud API, which requires a JWT to get a token?

Is it possible to used named credentials with a service account to connect to the Google Cloud Platform? I'm trying to make a client to send Pub/Sub messages to Google Cloud from Apex, and it'd be ...