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REpresentational State Transfer (REST), or RESTful, web services provide interoperability between computer systems on the Internet. The Salesforce REST API provides a powerful, convenient, and simple Web services API for interacting with Force.com.

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Is there any way to retrieve metadata file for a dataset through REST API in Salesforce Wave Analytics?

I have created a dataset in Wave Analytics through REST External data API. How can i retrieve the metadata files used for creating that dataset using JUST NAME OR ID OR OTHER COMMONLY AVAILABLE ...
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PersonAssistantName field unavailable to API in Person Account

I have an Org with 'Person account' enable onto it and I am working with Salesforce API to create/update person account record. I am sending some data in 'PersonAssistantName' and getting an error in ...
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how to send pdf file from apex form

i am trying post pdf file from visual page to my controller using apex:form and send it third party using rest api, but on controller end i am not getting my pdf file.its field is null, visual page &...
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Please suggest a way to post to salesforce rest resource without using the username and password as the authentication

I'm trying to post to a Salesforce Rest Resource from a java console app. Currently I'm exposing it as a public resource via custom portals. I'm looking for suggestions for a way to implement the ...
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Rest API: The Requested Resource does not Exist

I am trying to get a Salesforce REST API Integeration to work and struggling quite a bit. I've got a successful authentication via OAuth that returns an access_token. I'm using that access token ...
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Test class For http Post

i wrote unit test code and got 52% code coverage and struck with following error: System.NullPointerException: Attempt to de-reference a null object. Please correct me where i wrong i am new tp ...
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Enterprise Patterns for Consuming non-trivial REST services in Apex

Communication from Apex with huge REST Apis feels cumbersome to me as there is so much repetitive work involved with building Apex Objects that function as callout request params or responses. This ...
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getting Insufficiant_Access while get call to user in sfdc

i am trying to get user details from get call via workbench.I dont understand the below issue Please suggest how can i resolve this error
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Test Class For Http Post(Rest API) [duplicate]

I am new to Rest APi and don't know how to write Test Class for below code. @RestResource(urlMapping='/something/*') global with sharing class CreateXYZ { @HttpPost global static string ...
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Performing multiple operations on same record in same transaction [duplicate]

I am trying to do three operation using same record. First Operation: Set ContentDocument isArchived field to false. Second Operation: Grab contentdocument by calling REST API Endpoint. Third ...
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Create and Link Document to multiple records using rest api

From the docs I've successfully been able to create a document in Salesforce using Inserting a New Document. I'd like to be able to link this document to multiple cases. From what I understand, it ...
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Is it possible to download archived contentversion or contentDocument

I am having a hard time downloading a contentversion/contentdocument where contentdocument is already archived. I am trying to download the file by hitting rest endpoint services/data/v44.0/...
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SSJS Post request error

I'm trying to delete contacts based on DE. So far I'm testing the code on cloud page but eventually, it will be used as part of automation. I'm successfully retrieving a token but struggle to execute ...
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Using REST to update Salesforce record from Salesforce

I am trying to update a Salesforce record but I have to update it using an older version of Salesforce API (v44) due to some new standard behavior changes salesforce made. I am doing this by making a ...
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How to incorporate Consumer id and consumer secret in my REST API (Apex class)

I have a requirement where some external web forms would be calling our REST API to submit Lead. I have created a connected app, got the consumer id and consumer secret. I want my apex class to be ...
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Salesforce to IBM DB2 Integration [on hold]

I am working on a requirement where I need to pull data from IBM db2 to Salesforce using the REST services. Has anyone tried it yet? I am not interested in the third party connectors.
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request signature does not match with the provided signature in execute-api service of AWS

String dateStamp = EncodingUtil.urlEncode( System.now().formatGmt('yyyyMMdd'), 'UTF-8'); System.debug('dateStamp>>' + dateStamp); String dateTimeStamp = EncodingUtil.urlEncode(System.now()....
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Callout error to external system in salesforce Throws even after seperating the Callout and DML as per earlier questions [duplicate]

We have Trigger that calls a future web service class , which is inturn calls out external system. When the Account status is set to Active then the system callout the external ITSm system and ...
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How do I send SMSes from Salesforce?

What would be the approach to create an SMS application (either in Salesforce or other language) to send SMS from Salesforce? Is it feasbile if the client-side process is done through a streaming API (...
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Populate Owner in REST API Using external Id

I'm upserting a custom object via the REST api. How can I use the REST api to populate the record owner using an external id? See details below: Endpoint: /services/data/v42.0/sobjects/...
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Copy journeys between business units?

does anyone know a way to quickly copy journeys from Journey Builder from one business unit to another one? It would be a huge time saver when we're setting up new journeys on separate business units ...
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New Transactional sending Email API Error 400: TriggeredSend definition not sendable due to definition status

I've created a new send definition OK with a status 201 : where URL parameter "status" = "Active"... When I check the response I can see that it is set to "New". When I try to post to "/messaging/v1/...
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Read Timeout error while making an API Inbound call to Salesforce

Getting Read Timeout error while making an API Inbound call to Salesforce. Is it possible to check at Salesforce is receiving connections.
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Can not insert FeedItem through apexrest

When trying to create a FeedItem through the ApexRest I'm always getting the following error: [{"errorCode":"APEX_ERROR","message":"System.DmlException: Insert failed. First exception on row 0; ...
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Can multiple autorization_code co-exist for a single integration user?

I have a single integration User, which is used to authenticate a background integration job. This uses web-server flow. And to avoid storing username/password on the server, I have only supplied ...
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Create or update Automation with Marketing Cloud REST API new endpoint

there is an endpoint to retrieve automation using Rest API with OAuth2 token and GET method: https://{{tenant}}.rest.marketingcloudapis.com/automation/v1/automations/{{id}} In the response you will ...
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How to expose REST API to external users — how do they authenticate and authorize to create lead in Salesforce [on hold]

I am a bit confused. The requirement is that we need to create a REST API in Salesforce that has one POST method. Right now, I have been testing it with POSTMAN tool in 2 steps: Making a POST request ...
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Search for an existing Marketing Cloud contact using REST API

I'm trying to search for a contact by contact key using the SFMC REST API but all I am getting is a HTTP 500. I am using a known contact ID. Endpoint: (POST) https://www.exacttargetapis.com/contacts/...
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REST API - To create/update a row in Data Extension not working

I am using following URL to create REST API request to create/update a record in the data extension: https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.noversion.mc-apis.meta/mc-apis/...
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Rest Callout to External Resource, 401 Unauth Error, Cannot Set Api Key

I am having issues giving an API key to an external url for a rest callout. req.setHeader is where I attempt to do so. How should I structure this? I only get 401 unauth errors. I am trying to ...
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What happens if I don't provide Time in Date/Time field

I am creating a Rest API. I have one DateTime field(one of the field for POST request). Wondering what happens if someone calls the API, makes the POST request and fills out just the Date part of the ...
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Get Instance Url with valid OAuth Access Token

How do I get the Instance URL with just a valid OAuth Access Token? I don't have any other information, for example, I don't have the client_id or client_secret. If I make an assumption that the ...
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Querying LeadStatus (including inactive)

It is trivial to retrieve all active LeadStatus values through the REST APIs, but I cannot see a way to pull in the inactive ones. SOQL query to retrieve active lead statuses: SELECT Id, ApiName ...
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How to send Post request to Rest API with XML data

I have created a rest API(apex class) in Salesforce. I have multiple nested tags in xml that comes via API request. I am wondering how do I define my post method in apex that could handle the request. ...
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Specify a clientId during a REST api call in Salesforce

I am trying to make a REST api call from my node.js script to invoke a REST API in my Salesforce Org using OAuth.I wanted to track the Client from which the call was being made using the standard API ...
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Event Notification Service Webhook vs. API limit?

https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.noversion.mc-apis.meta/mc-apis/createCallback.htm --> As far as I understood, the Notification Service triggers POST requests to the configured ...
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud API Get Data Extensions a ContactKey is in

A contact Key can be in multiple data extensions. I was wondering if there's a way to retrieve through the APIs all the data extensions a contact key is in? EDIT: We foresee our marketers creating ...
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Most API call efficient way to retrieve all attachment bodies

I need to download the binary body of all the attachments in my organization. I'd like to do so with the least amount of API calls. It is my understanding that the SOAP API returns a single attachment ...
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SOAP DuplicateRuleHeader allowSave Duplicate Request Body

After researching, it appears that the SalesForce REST API unfortunately doesn't have an equivalent allowSave option for overriding duplicates that the SOAP API has. I'm writing a Python client that ...
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Incremental callouts

I have a rest webservice that returns a limited number of accounts for each call. How can I make incremental calls to receive all accounts and save them on Salesforce? For example at the first call I ...
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Can I send data to Salesforce Analytics / Einstein as JSON and not CSV?

The Salesforce Analytics / Einstein API documentation says that in order to upload actual data to the datasets you need to prepare CSV files and JSON is used only for metadata. Is there any way to ...
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Variable not defined on Data Extension but able to print it in content

For parsing variables for the respective values on the email content html blocks, I usually have 2 kinds of variables. The first case. The variable is defined on the sendable Data Extension. The ...
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AuraError: Error at new Aura.externalLibraries

Background I am using this approach Call REST API from Lightning Components without Named Credentials to call the Salesforce REST API from a Lightning component. It works when I call this URL: /...
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ERR 596 SERVICE_NOT_AVAILABLE at ETClient()

I have a very basic Installed Package, with an API Integration component... ...and a very simple connection test... public void TestConnection() { ETClient client = new ETClient(); ...
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Salesforce REST API using Java

I am trying to make Connect Salesforce with Java using Rest Api. But I am getting authentication Error and status = 400 I followed the all the steps mentioned here : http://resources.docs.salesforce....
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Marketing Cloud - Multiple queries targeting the same data extension

It's a little disappointing that there is no way to track the status of a query, I guess there is a SOAP API for that but I am a REST/python guy. What happens when I start a query that overwrites a ...
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Live agent chat in bottom corner of page, not popup

We're implementing a Salesforce LiveAgent chat for a customer, and they want the chat to appear in the bottom right corner of the page, in a layer, not a popup. My question is: is this even possible ...
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Issue with receiving HTTP with Content-Type:application/x-www-form-urlencoded

I've faced a strange issue during my development related to the API. My goal was to create a web service that will receive POST requests from different sources. First service: It passes all the ...
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Uploading a file to Chatter - REST API

I'm trying to upload a file to Chatter files using the REST API but I'm getting the following error : Binary data included but file attachment information is missing. If providing rich JSON/XML ...
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How do you construct a REST API URI with multiple primary keys?

The documentation for upserting data extension rows by key uses this as an example URI: https://www.exacttargetapis.com/hub/v1/dataevents/key:SomeKey/rows/Email:someone@exacttarget.com. Let's say ...