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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Can I add permission to new profiles after re-installing a managed package

I have a managed package which I have installed in Salesforce. Now I have some new profiles created. From what I understand, if I un-install the managed package and re-install it from all profiles, ...
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Insufficient Privileges exception when calling DataCloud.FindDuplicates.findDuplicates

For some users, calling DataCloud.FindDuplicates.findDuplicates throws an Insufficient Privileges exception. It would appear to be a permissions issue but I have not been able to figure out what ...
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Revoke System Administrator Clone to become “Standard User?”

I have gotten conflicting answers from the in-person and google querying: would cloning a System Administrator profile and removing the Admin/Setup permissions effectively render the Profile a "...
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Restrict tab access via search

We have a group of users who are in a separate profile that we have hidden tabs from and setup basic security. However, we have found that some of them are "inquisitive" enough to use search to get ...
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Permission for Standard button?

This should be simple, but I can't find this particular permission. A user's profile is set to be able to Edit Contacts (on the record type in this issue - that's fine), but when they click "Edit" in ...
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Field is not writeable: User.ProfileId

I'm trying to allow users in the community portal of Profile type Customer Community Login to create Contacts and Users. I am getting an issue when they try inserting a user: "Field is not writeable: ...
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Add Field level security for person accounts field

Good day everyone, I am trying to add a field level security to first name, last name field for a person account. What I did is that I go to the user profile and I've tried to update the field level ...
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Calendar is not working for a custom profile in lightning

I have one custom profile and logged in with its user in a sandbox. I am accessing calendar tab in my app. it is giving me error while loading the object. Unfortunately, there was a problem. ...
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Folder ( Report / Dashboard ) permission in managed package

We have managed package that includes reports and dashboard along with its corresponding folders. We are able to install package with system admin having following permission => "enable Change ...
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Moving reports to 'My Personal Folder'

I am trying to move the report from one folder to 'My personal Folder'. Unfortunately its not allowing me to do so. I have edit/delete permission on the folder from which I am moving the report. And ...
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Why filter by Contact name not working?

I have simple query on contact select id, name from Contact where name ='John E Doe' Even if the Contact with name 'John E Doe' present in the system, the soql is returning 0 results. Why this ...
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Is it possible to set the visibility of Name on Leads?

I want to restrict the visibility of the name field on Leads from API access. Is that possible? I know that field level security is possible on other fields but it doesn't seem to be available for ...
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LightningSelfRegisterController appears to be running in User context; shouldn't it run in System context?

I'm customizing the LightningSelfRegisterController shipped with Lightning Communities. I was surprised to learn that a query didn't return the results I was expecting, seamingly due to the context in ...
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Profile permisison not being deployed with ant tool

General User Permission on profile not updating (Import Personal Contacts) I have all profiles, custom permissions, permission sets, added to the repo as well as leads, accounts, contacts. After ...
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Customizing visualforce permission error message

We are using an appexchange app that consists of a visualforce inline page. This visualforce page connects to a third-party API and displays some information on a record detail page. The licensing ...
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Create/Edit leads from Customer community profile users

I have some Customer Community Profile user who would like to create leads. From what I understand Customer Community Profile users do not have CRED permissions to create leads and we can't provide ...
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Attempt to de-reference a null object when traversing DescribeSObjectResult to check permissions

I have this method that checks a user's write permissions on an Apex controller. It works just fine at runtime. However, I'm writing a test to cover it (indirectly) and I'm getting a 'Attempt to de-...
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Unable to create or query custom object records from guest user

I have a self-registration page for my community. I am able to create users and contacts but when it fires the trigger it lmscons.SFDCAccessControlException: Access Violation Exception I have added ...
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Custom Setting for User Create Access Remove

In my org 4 users have the same profile and have all CRUD permission. My requirement is: I don't want to give create access to only one user with the help of custom setting, but I am not aware about ...
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User Unable to change Recordtype on Case

Verified in user profile Recordtype assigned at Case. On user profile Case have CRE permissions. But while change Recordtype user facing insufficient privilege error Could you please suggest where ...
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How do I assign “View all data” permissions to profile for the Organization Object?

How do I assign "View all data" permissions to profile for the Organization Object Declaratively? The object doesn't appear on the profile objects permissions areas. I'm trying to obtain the 18 ...
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Can records (such as accounts, contacts, and opportunities) be shared with Partner Community users?

A client wants to explicitly share private data with Partner Community users. For example, their Salesforce administrator needs to share Account A with Partner User A, but Partner User B should not ...
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matching opportunity missing on lead conversion

I've this problem when converting lead: basically I've 6 opportunity matches but it only shows three of them. It is showing opportunity where the user is not the ower and not showing opportunity ...
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Can't pull down the “manage external users” permission metadata for profiles

I want to be able to store the "manage external users" permission for profiles in a repository, but I haven't be able to identify what metadata tag is associated to it. Every time I deploy to an org ...
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Connected App: Limit System Functionality

Is there a way to limit system functionality in the Connected App itself. For example, only allow users to updated a specific field when connected to the app (even though the user authorized would ...
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Managed Package - permissions for dynamically generated Visualforce pages

We're working on a yet-unreleased managed package using Salesforce DX. It seems to be standard in DX to manage most permissions in a more portable way via permission sets rather than profiles so we've ...
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Restrict users access specific object

I have account which use as 'template' - apex clone this account when needed. I wish to prevent all the SF users modify this object’s fields. I'm wondering what would be the best way (would prefer ...
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Do Community Users gain Community access via OWD / Sharing rules and/or by using Sharing Sets?

I'm having a hard time finding documentation that makes this clear, nor can I find an answer that directly answers this question for me. According to this Salesforce article, Community access is ...
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How to grant delete permissions on custom object for Customer Community user?

I have created a Customer Community. In there is a section where they can update their "skills", which behind the scenes is a Contact_Skill__c custom object holding that data. I'm running into an ...
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Can a community user edit their own contact record?

Can a community user edit their own contact record? I've seen few question on the stack exchange it self about community user's editing their own contact record's details directly. Somehow could't ...
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Automated Process User Permissions

We are having some difficulty with permissions. Our admin has also posted on the success board. https://success.salesforce.com/answers?id=9063A000000eB7V, she also found this same posting: https://...
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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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Apex class without field permissions [closed]

(Interview Question)I have a apex cls or vf page in this apex class or vf page i am updating 10 fields, here i have 2 users A & B for A user i have given only 5 fields permissions to visible, what ...
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Can I use Apex to check if the current SFDC organization is permitted to send email?

Some of the unit tests I have been writing fail because they are executed in an organization which is not permitted to send email. Is there some way I can/should write either the Apex code and/or the ...
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How to resolve an “Unknown user permission: SendExternalEmailAvailable” deployment error

When attempting to deploy profiles, you may encounter the error "Unknown user permission: SendExternalEmailAvailable". What does this mean, and how can you resolve it?
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How can Apex running as a “Force.com”-profiled user query all User records?

We have a public login-based portal hosted from our Salesforce org that updates our Salesforce org data as people fill out information about themselves in Visualforce web forms hosted inside the ...
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What does the User permission 'Cache Diagnostics' mean?

On the User record, there is field - 'Cache Diagnostics'. I have Googled around but haven't found any clear information on what this User permission means / does. Can someone explain what is the ...
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Abort a batch job in batch class got 'User must have modify all data permission' error

Abort a batch job in batch class got 'User must have modify all data permission' error, who can help, What user permissions or profiles are required to abort a batch job? Someone who can help?
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Can I completely replace Profiles with Permission sets

I have a managed release package which is having one custom profile. Now in next release I want to create a new profile in V2.0 of released package. But what I found is while upgrading package, I can ...
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History showing as the user changed the field, but the user doesn't have access to the field

A Picklist field is changing for a specific user, where the user has no access to update the field on VF Page and by other means like data loader. In the field history tracking it is showing as the ...
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Dynamic access control to Lightning components

I know how to controll access to Lightning pages and components using static metadata (permissions, visibility modifiers and so on). What I am instead looking for is: An elegant, fast, standard-...
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User is able to edit record even though not listed in sharing

I thought I had all the right permissions in place, but apparently not: one particular user has edited a certain record, which should not have been possible. When I look at the sharing of this record ...
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How to return all users that have access to a specific record

Is it in any way possible to return a list of users that have access to a specific record together with their permissions? What I want to do is the equivalent of the SOQL query SELECT RecordId, ...
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Sharing a record with Read/ Edit ability (Insufficient access rights on cross-reference id.)

I have two objects RequestCredentials and ProjectInformation objects. ProjectInformation is the master and RequestCredentials is the detail. I faced an error when creating a record of type ...
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Swapping the license of the User on button click

I have a requirement where i need to Assign the UserA a particular license L2 when he is using a particular feature and then assign this license L2 to other userB when UserA is not working on this ...
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Activate or Deactivate a Session-Based Permission Set via Flow

I wanted to create a flow that is launched with a process builder whenever a new record is created. The user launching the flow only can create records for that object, but the flow updates a date ...
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Cannot Change Object Permissions?

I need to change some custom objects permissions for the Standard User profile. But those checkboxes seem read-only. How can I update these permissions?
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person account security settings

For all the Business Account I need to have Read Only access and for the person account I should have read Only, Create and Edit permission. Where I can make the changes or settings?
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Cannot Edit the Object Permission for Standard User Profile or for any Profile while logged in as System Administrator in Developer Sandbox

I am using Salesforce Developer Sandbox and created a custom object called candidate test. After creation I noticed that the Standard Profile "Standard User" does not have access to it. When I tried ...
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Community User not being able to edit and save case

User with a community license is able to see cases, and edit them, but Salesforce only shows two options when saving: "Save and New" or "Save and Close", but what if my user wants to just edit the ...