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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An error has occurred in the following section: [Exception, TransferRequiresCrudReadException]. Salesforce.com has been notified of this error

When I am updating account owner AAA to BBB, i am facing below error. I have checked profile level, Role level and share settings. Every level i have configured perfectly. But i created test account ...
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SOQL query on FieldPermissions is not returning row for all the fields of the sobject?

SELECT Id, Field, SObjectType, PermissionsRead, PermissionsEdit,parentid FROM FieldPermissions WHERE SObjectType = 'Account' AND parentId IN ( SELECT id FROM permissionset WHERE ...
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Set Password Policy to 'Never Expire' using metadata

I need to deploy profile with Password policy setting as 'Never Expire'. I am not able to get it deploy, don't find the tag use to deploy password settings.
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Unable to Subscribe to Report for one of my Users

I created a report for my Management level users, and they wanted me to add another user. I had no problems adding the management users, but when I went to add the ancillary user, I got this error. I'...
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Vf Page on lightning home page giving error

I have created a VF page to display Feeds on lightning home page. <apex:page showHeader="false" sidebar="false" > <chatter:feed entityId="{!$User.Id}"/> </apex:page> this page is ...
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How can I Efficiently Check if the Running User has a Custom Permission?

Is there any way to check in Apex if the running user has a specific Custom Permission? The best I know of using available methods involves two separate SOQL queries: public static Boolean ...
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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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Allow user to insert File/ContentVersion when not Admin

I want to insert ContentVersion as a non-Admin Profile/User. When I run the code below I get the error below. I tried to clone the System Administrator profile and call it nonAdmin, that did not work....
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Restrict Content Document access

Can I set No Access to Content Documents at the Profile level? I am working in LEX, with the understanding that there is no way to hide the Upload Files button without customization. So, I thought I ...
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Different permissions between REST API and UI

I'd like to be able to set different permissions for the same user depending on whether they're accessing/editing a resource in the UI or via the REST API. For example, they'd be able to edit a custom ...
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Cross reference works for ID but not for External Id

I am facing INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_ON_CROSS_REFERENCE_ENTITY while creating CaseComment object with external id CaseNumber for Case parent object. I am using the profile with "Partner Community" user ...
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Control access exclusively to custom metadata screen

I am wondering what is the way to get edit access to a specific custom metadata using PermissionSet in UI. Here is what i have done: Setup -> PermissionSet-> MyPSName system permission -> checked ...
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View Flow Usage and Flow Event Data Permission is conflicting across orgs

I noticed today that a permission conflict is resulting in the failure of a deployment and we have no clear way to fix it. The standard admin profile in Production has the View Flow Usage and Flow ...
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Locked myself out of the admin account

Accidentally gave myself API User permission set and now everywhere in salesforce I get salesforce.com/secur/NoAccess.jsp is there any way to overcome it consideringI have the only active Admin ...
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Apex code behaving differently on different domains

We have a domain that is accessible once logged in to Salesforce, that we use to view VisualForce pages, like https://ourcompany.abc123.visual.force.com We also have a domain that has some publicly ...
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How can I deploy Connected App Permission

I am trying to figure out if Connected App Access to Profile/Permission Set can be deployed using Ant/Eclipse. If so what is the node in the Profile/Permission Set file which relates to this.
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How to manage versions of scheduled flows?

We have an autolaunched flow that we would like to run on a schedule. I have created an apex class to do so, but when testing the class, I discovered that it is encountering errors only associated ...
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Authorization Required on public Site

I'm currently trying to create a public site but am running into an issue where whenever I try access any data I get the 'Authorization Required' A simple test was to create a basic VF page <apex:...
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What really does the 'View Setup and Configuration' permission do?

I have a managed package and when this permission isnt checked, I get a 'resource does not exist' I am asking because this needs to be a permission for customers to be able to use my package. I am ...
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need to provide one permission to users

I just wanted to add one permission to users (Sales(standard__LightningService) the current approach is to create a permission set and assigned connected app to PS.is this good for only one ...
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VisualforceAccessMetrics: Persmissions to Access this Salesforce Object

I am running this query in Classic => SELECT ApexPageId, ApexPage.Name, DailyPageViewCount, Id, Profile.Name, MetricsDate, LogDate FROM VisualforceAccessMetrics ORDER BY ProfileId But, I am ...
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Community Users have access to internal records?

For some unknown reasons, my org's Community Users have access to records that the internal org members generated. I have checked the following setting: Opportunity Sharing Rule: none that applies to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...