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A profile contains user permissions and access settings that control what users can do within their organization.

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How do I get the API name of a profile?

I am trying to expand a single select dropdown on a Visualforce page to include an additional sales profile. However, when I copy the code I receive an error that Variable does not exist. Here is the ...
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What is the use of OWD settings

I created a object "XYZ" and set its OWD setting default to "Public Read/Write" but still profile don't have right to create and view the records of this project. I am explicitly giving "All ...
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What does the Report builder profile permission control in SFDC?

What does the Report builder profile permission control? If i have this permission unchecked and the create and customize permission set, i am still able to use the report builder. If i have the ...
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Customizing CSS for Chatter and Repoerts & Dashboards

I need to override the css styling of the user profile page. The overriding of css is mostly stuff like changing page background color from blue to red, changing page font to Verdana 9pt etc. I have ...
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Updating profile permissions using apex code

Hi I have around 500 profiles, for a particular profile i want to update its CRUD permissions. I want to do this through APEX code. Can i implement this?
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Prevent Salesforce users from “seeing one another”

I have created an app which two different user profiles have access to. I do not want users from profile A to interact with users from profile B. How can I ensure that users from different profiles ...
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One user is getting Add and Delete buttons but another is not on related lists

I have two users have both have different profiles. I am working on opportunity page and both the users are able to see "Opportunity Team" related list but one user can also Add and Delete the teams ...
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SSO & API Only User Authentication

I have completed Mydomain set up and Single Sign-On set up in one of our Sandboxes and waiting for the IDP to complete their setup. Questions: Meanwhile how do I make sure the users are ...
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Check whether context user is having “view all” permission on an object

I want to check whether context user is having "view all" permission on an object or not. Is there any way to know that?
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how are custom object permissions set for standard profiles?

I'm looking at the std profile, contract manager, and for some custom objects in our org, they have CRUD privileges for a bunch of objects and no access whatsoever to a bunch more. What drives the ...
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Ignore user context while sending SingleEmailMessage

Can we send SingleEmailMessage(s) under admin context and ignore current user sharings and profile access. Details: - visualforce email template is related to object B which is not available for users ...
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what drives organization-Wide Defaults?

With org wide defaults, and I'm not clear on what drives them. is it the most restrictive privilages for a user's role or profile? , In the foce.com fundamentals book, it's from the view of the ...
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DML inside apex controller

I have a generic question in my mind. Suppose that we have an apex controller that is doing DML operations on a custom object. Now my questions are Does context user's profile affect DML operations? ...
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standard profiles and standard objects

Why does salesforce not allow us to change the permissions of standard profiles to standard objects? I know the workaround to use is to clone that standard profile into a custom one, but it seems like ...
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How can i customize permission for Attachment as well as Note object in my custom profile

I have created custom profile which i am using for my customer portal users.How can i customize permission for Attachment and Note object?so that users can access attachment in customer portal.
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Know if is a custom profile via API

Is it possible to know if a profile is custom via API? Like an attribute "profile.isCustom".
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Assign a profile to a Automated Case User

I'm trying to assign a profile to a user, this user is the "Automated Case User" and I'm getting this error: Error: This user, as the Automated Case User, must have the "Modify All Data" and "Send ...
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Remove IP range from System Administrator Profile

I have added IP restriction to one of my dev org but now I am not able to login into that salesforce org. It seems that my IP address has been changed and because of this I am facing the issue. Can ...
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User lacks the rights to filter based on campaign name in a related report

There is a particular issue that is stumping me at the moment. We have a custom report type that is of the type Campaigns with Opportunities. We have a report in our org that uses a filter based on ...
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Do updates to Profile Settings in a managed package apply to cloned profiles?

Suppose I add a Profile Settings component for Profile A to version 1.0 of a managed package. I install my package in an org, and create a new Profile, B, cloned from Profile A. In my packaging org, ...
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Change default app for customer portal profiles

I cannot uninstall an AppExchange application because it is the default app for the Customer Portal profiles. However, when I try to edit these profiles, they are read-only with respect to the ...
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Is there a way to allow standard users to change assignedto in a task

How can i set to allow standard users to change the assigned to field in a task. As an administrator i can change the owner, is there a way to allow standard users to do the same? Or its restricted ...
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Rename Tab and Labels by Profile

Do you know if there is a way to use ‘Rename Tab and Labels’ by Profile? The use case would be Profile “XXX” would use the default Tab and Label Names, while Profile “YYY” uses the override names and ...
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Profiles promoted through change sets appear to work only if profile already existed in target org

My experience has shown two distinct behaviors. Case 1: Placeholder Profile "Profile 27" created in production. Production org copied to Sandbox. Development and config occurs in sandbox. Change ...
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Scheduling Report Emails to clone of “Customer Portal Manager Custom” profile not working

Scheduling Report Emails to clone of Customer Portal Manager Custom profile is not working. This cloned profile has both, Run Reports and Export Reports, enabled, not that it should matter because: ...
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How to change a partner license to a regular CRM one?

I need to change one of my partner's license type from Partner to a regular CRM one. This isn't a standard feature, so a manual (data loader + mass update actions will be required) Has any one done ...
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Permission problem in sales forece

My URL :- http://myurl.com/homepage2 This is a site URL... I am showing a page if user will fire this URL.. While running this URL i am getting some permission problem -- What i have tried -- Try to ...
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Finding if which users have a record type available to them using SOQL

I would like to be able to execute a SOQL query that will allow me to see which users have access to a certain record type for a certain object. For example, if I have a case record type called Phone ...
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Deploying Profiles / Permission Sets that include object & field permissions for Managed Objects

Anyone know if it's possible to deploy profiles/permission sets via Eclipse or an Unmanaged Package that contain object & field permissions for 3rd party managed objects? I'm trying to deploy a ...
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Exposing the contract object in the customer portal

I have a customer portal where we expose different types of records to users who need to see only records that belong to the same Account as theirs. The portal is built using Visualforce pages and a ...
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Available Record Type by Profiles

I am trying to find out the available record types for each object for an entire profile. Is this possible to do? I would like to compare who has access to record types.
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Unit-Testing Sites Permission Involving a Sharing Rule with Unit-Test Created Data

We currently have a Salesforce Site, and we're trying to add some unit-tests, around permissions and sharing rules that need to be set. We've smoke tested everything via the UI, and permissions appear ...
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Find out the default record type of any Object in Apex

I've to find out the default record type of an Object so that I can use in Apex to insert/update records. Found out that it is at the user level(user profile based). Is there any other way which I ...
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which scenario we use High volume portal user / standard portal user?

which scenario we use High volume portal user / standard portal user? what is the difference among them?
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Changing default record type for ALL profiles

I just spent 20 minutes changing a custom object's default record type for every profile that we have. For future reference, is there a way to change this across all profiles?
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How do you Apex Unit Test Object(CRUD)/Field(FLS) Permissions in an Org Portable manner?

Specifically, how might one get an org portable Apex Unit Test User that DOES NOT have READ access to Accounts? Creating a Test Permission Set that DOES NOT have READ access to ACCOUNTS and assigning ...
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Can I compare Profiles?

We have many profiles in our org, and I suspect that some of them are redundant because the person who originally set them up didn't seem to understand the purpose of Profiles (confusion with Roles, ...

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