Questions tagged [permissions]

Salesforce permissions are all about what a user can do in terms of Field Level Security, object level access, Apex class access, Visualforce page access, and other built in Salesforce access that are handled via a profile or permission set.

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Why are readable/editable fields missing from Profile.xml Metadata? Workaround?

I'm trying to build a "no permissions" baseline profile in a sandbox I just spun up from my production org before playing with a new integration (so I can assign permissions in a "least privilege" way)...
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User Permissions for Sharing Reports and Dashboards

I want to give specific profiles in my organization the ability to modify and use Dynamic Dashboards. According to this Salesforce Help Page, I need to give the following permissions to the profiles....
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Custom__obj__c: bad field names on insert/update call

We have a manged package which is installed by multiple user we are running a piece of code using salesforce rest API which update our custom objects at user account some user are updated perfectly ...
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Can I turn off read access to field history for some users?

All users should be able to see Cases, generally. Some of my users should see CaseHistory on the Case layout, and some (same profile) shouldn't. Is there any way to remove View permissions on ...
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The record couldn't be saved because it triggered an email alert that failed

Staff user is a member of Queue 1 attempting to transfer a record to another team which works out of Queue 2. When updating the owner to Queue 2 and saving the record the following error displays. ...
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Salesforce Communities Create Contact Portal users cannot own partner accounts

I am getting the error "portal users cannot own partner accounts" when trying to create a new contact through our community site. I have set up a contact list in our Communities site (Napili theme), ...
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Limit Access to records unless they are shared

This might be somewhat of a stupid question, at least it feels like it should be a fairly easy solution but I've been banging my head against it for a couple of days now with no luck. I'm trying to ...
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My boss deactivated the “Running User” who created the President's Dashboard which then disappeared

As stated in the title, in Classic, my boss deactivated a "Running User" who created the President's Dashboard which then disappeared. The deactivation was performed because that person is no longer ...
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Need that Partner User see contacts that match certain field with their own contact

Partner user should only see contact records that are related to them based on a field on the contact record, let's say Account for example. What I have tried: Sharing Settings: Contact | Public ...
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For the Platform Event “Automated Process” user, why do both Visualforce controller access and email sending fail?

We are executing some asynchronous code that uses getContentAsPdf on a Visualforce page as the result of handling custom platform event and we get this error in the Apex Jobs listing: First error: [...
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Marketing Cloud API for Admin Users [duplicate]

I am creating an external tool to help with auditing user access across multiple applications. One of those on the list is Marketing Cloud to be able to see which users have accounts and their status. ...
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What User permission required to upload chatter images?

I am looking for profile permission to upload chatter images for other users.
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Permission Sets on Quotes Template

I would like to create a permission set to give an access to all quote templates. I do not want some users within the same profile to see or have access to the quotes template. How to user can only ...
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How to remove fieldPermissions from Profile via metadata API

We manage to create new fieldPermissions by calling updateMetadata() and passing to it a Profile object with the new fieldPermissions. However, we haven't figured out a way to remove specific ...
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Insufficient access error when trying to change api name of platform event or delete platform event

I am administrator in my scratch org. But when I try to change api name of an existing platform event or try to delete it, I got an error message saying that I don't have sufficient access to it. I ...
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Can change the ownership(to internal user) of custom object record by Site Guest User

We have lightning community, in which we have drag and drop component. After onclick of button, we are updating custom object 'contact survey' record owner id. In @AuraEnabled method we are updating ...
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Do not render component if object access is missing

org.auraframework.throwable.quickfix.InvalidDefinitionException: Invalid definition for null:SBQQ__Subscription__c[]: Access to entity 'SBQQ__Subscription__c' denied I am running into an issue where ...
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CRUD enforcement does not allow access despite user privilegies

I've a custom object accessible for a custom profile cloned from Salesforce/ Standard user profile. The custom object was created using a System administrator user profile. I've granted access to this ...
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SOQL query: “sObject type 'FeedPollChoice' is not supported” for specific user

I have an application that is making calls against the REST /services/data/<api version>/query/ endpoint. My Salesforce org has two users: Alice has the "System Administrator" profile, and Bob ...
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Callout to web service doesn't work depending the profile I'm using

I have a customized button that once you click it, a new window it's open displaying some data from an external app, getting the data through a SOAP web service. If I'm logged as System Administrator ...
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Apex(no sharing specified) , OWD (public read only) and read Object level permission on profile - INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_OR_READONLY

Custom Object - OWD (public read only) Apex(no sharing specified) and the apex is the entry point Object level permission on profile is read I was trying to update a custom object logging in as a ...
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Files Upload is not Working for Community Profiles [duplicate]

I have created one file upload component page and using that page in the community portal but when I'm uploading a file a file its not working. If I'm doing the same with a console app, then it is ...
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Validation rule error triggers page to switch from Lightning to Classic

I've created validation rules to dissallow users to change a 'status' field until certain fields are populated. This issue occurs when a user tries to change the 'status' without populating necessary ...
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Standard User with “Modify Metadata” fails to create active Picklist Value

What is failing here perfectly works for a SysAdmin user. I have a StandardUser with a permission set which grants him ModifyMetadata and calling this code creates the Picklist Value but leaves it ...
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Can't disable “Edit Read Only Fields” permission for system administrator

If I go to: service setup - profiles - system administrator - system permissions Here there's a long list of permissions. I'd like to disable the "Edit Read Only Fields" permission but there's not ...
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App disappears from Permission Set included with package

We're working on our first Salesforce package, and recently switched from creating Beta packages to a Managed Package. For some reason, the permission set that we're pushing loses the entry in ...
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Access InsightExternalData & InsightExternalDataPart objects in SF

I need to use InsightExternalData and InsightExternalDataPart objects for uploading csv files in Analytics, but these objects are not available under external objects in the org. When I am trying to ...
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How do we restrict access to certain Account, contact and opportunity records to certain users

I have a few Accounts, Contacts, Opportunities and a custom object to be accessible only to a group of users. All other Accounts/Opps/Contacts/Custom Objects are to be accessible by all users. The ...
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How to update all profiles with the same Custom Object Permissions?

The case: I created a custom object. After that, I need to give permissions to all profiles. I have a lot of profiles. And editing each one is time-consuming. Is there a way to update all profiles at ...
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Read access denied for Quote, controller action methods may not execute

I am trying to use Quote in my vf page which I am accessing through sites. But in sites profile there is no 'Quotes' in list of standard objects permission. and I am getting this error. 'Read access ...
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Create a record OutOfOffice

When I try to create a OutOfOffice record with which the other user is not my own user in apex, Salesforce throw the DML error ("INVALID_ACCESS_LEVEL, Only Self User can update the Out Of Office ...
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Retrieved profile from scratch org contains a permission which is unknown to a sandbox, why?

I've been working with SalesforceDX for a while now, and I've always removed profiles from deployments because of similar issues. Often you will create a simple scratch org, write your code, and then ...
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are Triggers (and their delegated classes) or Batch affected by sharing?

I understand with sharing classes run in User Mode, meaning they respect permissions, field-level security and sharing rules of the current user. I understand without sharing classes run in System ...
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How to make some field read only on an object accordingly to the profile

I have to do something like this : For each profile, except system admins, on the inactive accounts (statut__c = 'inactive') we should not be able to edit every fields (so I need to make them read ...
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Apex Check is Object is enabled

We have a managed package and wants to check if the subscriber has enabled Network object in their Org. I try with this Schema.sObjectType.Network.isAccessible() But getting an error if the network ...
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Give Manage User Permission to a User without View Setup and Configuration

I have a visualforce page to manage users (deactive, create, edit and reset passwords), but when I add the permissin manage users to the profile, the user with this profile can see the Setup option, ...
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License required to access User object

I have a requirement to show user list inside the lightning component. Its working fine for all the users except users with "Chatter Only" license. For Chatter-only license, whenever they access that ...
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What determines the permissions for a profile deployed with change sets?

Question For a new profile created in a sandbox and deployed with a change set it'll carry with it the settings for all other metadata in the change set plus all settings that aren't specifically ...
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How to programmatically set all fields to read/edit for System Admin

Is there a way to programmatically set all the field permissions on the Admin profile? The problem I've encountered is that while you can set FLS with Apex or mdAPI, both only allow access to those ...
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How to move newly created salesforce profile in sandbox to production with correct permissions?

I have a pretty standard scenario that I have not been able to find a clear answer or great documentation on. The scenario is, in Sandbox A, you clone Custom Profile 1 as Custom Profile 2. You ...
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Need to Fetch If assigned PermissionSet to user have specific permission

Requirement-I need to sent true or false flag based on permissions assigned to user Permission sets. Suppose one user is having 5 permissions assigned to him/her ,I need to check(...
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Can we not delete published Knowledge Articles?

Can we not delete the Publish Knowledge Article? I have given Read, Create, Edit, Delete, and View All permissions to the profile. But it looks like only Draft articles can be deleted. I cant see ...
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Setting default RecordType on the permission set

I am trying to use permission sets to dictate what record type people have. The idea is I only assign one record type per permission set. So when a user creates a record they don't get the record ...
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What do Profiles do uniquely?

After becoming frustrated with the half-dozen Profiles that all do the same thing (except for subtle differences here and there), I have started on cleaning up my org's permissions scheme. My basic ...
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Impacts on Page Layouts, Record Types, Objects and Fields on Profiles Clean Up

Since the Salesforce org becomes old, there is a need for Clean up. On this process, looking to clean up the profiles in the org. I have already created an Administrative User report to check the ...
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How to allow OpportunityLineItem delete but not Opportunity delete

How can I stop users from deleting Opportunity's but allow them to delete OpportunityLineItems? Because OpportunityLineItem is a child record of Opportunity it is not possible to control it's object ...
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Difference between service user permission set licenses & feature licence

I wanted to understand the difference between permission sets and permission set licences. The text in the documentation is very generic and I was looking for examples. (I finally got it ) I my ...
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Dynamically retrieve information, if a given SObject field is system read-only

I have apex code that dynamically creates SObject records based on configurations (metadata type records). The code needs to evaluate on-the-fly, if the Sobject field that should be "put" (...
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how to get API names of permission in profile/permission set

I have some permission names which i want API name of those permissions. couple of permissions which i am not able to get APIname and not also able to judge apiNames of those profiles from fetching ...
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Salesforce bug enabled “Modify All”

Apparently, Salesforce has released a patch that implicated "Modify all" to be enabled for every single profile in some orgs. This includes standard profiles and custom as well. Yes, even standard ...