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Questions tagged [rest-api]

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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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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Enterprise Patterns for Consuming non-trivial REST services in Apex [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to expose REST API to external users — how do they authenticate and authorize to create lead in Salesforce [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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send mass emails from Salesforce using personal emails

We have users who will trigger mass emails to generated leads, child users as a part of their campaign. Till date, it is done using google and we are planning to remove gsuite from our system. When we ...
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Status=Unauthorized, StatusCode=401 when accessing the Tooling REST API [duplicate]

I am getting this HTTP error: Status=Unauthorized, StatusCode=401 When I try and access the Tooling REST API from an Lightning component Apex controller being used inside Salesforce, running as ...
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Apex call-out 404 not found error on Developer console while it works perfectly when the request is sent through postman

This is the request, I've added the URL to named credentials. What am I doing wrong!! Http http = new Http(); HttpRequest request = new HttpRequest(); request.setEndpoint('Callout:AppointmentTest/...
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JSforce bulk api version 2

I'm trying to use the bulk api from jsforce in nodejs using the methods mentioned here. When running this, I'm noticing that its creating a job with BulkV1. Is there a jsforce library that supports ...
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Can anybody tell me on which org I have to create connected app?

I want to integrate two salesforce org so that I can show the data of source org in the target org via VF page. Please tell me on which org should I create connected app, source org and target org ?
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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 Retrieve large data from Salesforce using Rest API?

I have one new requirement where My client wants to retrieve large data set (~80K records) from Salesforce daily. I have created rest web service but it returns only 2k records. for 80k records, do ...
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External Database to Salesforce Integration Steps

I am working on an Integration project. The communication is between an external database and Salesforce. The Goal is - To Send a request from Salesforce to the external Database -Get the response ...
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Connect to Salesforce production REST API from Sandbox using Named Credentials

Background I would like to connect to the REST API of a production org, from a sandbox org. Configuration so far: Production Org has a Connected App Sandbox Org has a Auth. Provider Sandbox Org has ...
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Salesforce REST API: Session expired or invalid: INVALID_SESSION_ID

Background I am trying to access the Salesforce Reporting REST API. public with sharing class SalesforceReportApi { private final static String REPORTS_RESOURCE = '/services/data/v44.0/...
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First REST API Call for the day taking more than 40 seconds

We have exposed a custom rest webservice to perform dml operation on Case. We have a custom metadata where we fetch for a particular record based on the request parameter and populate the values for ...
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How to elegantly handle asynchronous pushes from Salesforce to external system via a REST API [closed]

The key word in the question is elegantly; I'm an experienced developer familiar with the mechanics of asynchronous programming, REST APIs, database triggers, programming idioms and design patterns. ...
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ui-api within a composite api

I'm looking on an approach to create a ui-api request within a composite api request and its always returning me a response as "The requested resource does not exist". Following is a simple GET ...
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Possible to retrieve data from data extension using soap?

I've done a bit of research and turns out it is possible to retrieve data from Data Extension with SOAP but not with REST. So far I've only seen examples of importing data to Data Extension but not ...
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Marketing Cloud - Create Data Extension (Rest API) [closed]

Is possible to create a Data Extension in Marketing Cloud using Rest API? if yes, can provide one example?
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Making concurrent REST API requests to Marketing Cloud

I'm trying to understand how rate limiting works for REST API calls. I was informed that it's based on the number of concurrent requests, which I can live with, but I can't figure out what the ...
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Assertions In A Mock Callout Test

Working on my first call out class. When a contact is created or has an email changed we need to make a call out to a third party service that verifies the email address. Everything is working excep ...
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Record not visible for Community users through Apex class

We have an Apex class which provides data for our mobile app(sdk not sf1) through an API. This app users are of community users. The Apex class used here is declared as Without Sharing but when users ...
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How to get session id of a particular user in Salesforce

Is there any way to get session id of a user so that I want to use it in REST API call in Postman to view the response. When I do the api call using my session id, we are recieving invalid user ...
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Issue with REST API in Production

We have a mobile app(Not Salesforce1) where the data is pulled from Salesforce using REST API. The basic functionality of the app is to return GranChild records when any Search Term is entered in ...
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How to update child in Master-Detail relationship with REST API?

I have a Master-Detail relationship with Accounts and Locations. I am able to create the child using upsert, but when I try to update the Account__c field I get (INVALID_FIELD_FOR_INSERT_UPDATE: ...
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[Trailhead][Apex Rest Callout] I failed run test because of JSONException

When I studied Apex REST Callouts, I faced with JSONException in Test Callouts section. How can I solve this problem? I made prerequisites(AnimalsCallouts.cls, Static Resource) and made test class(...
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How to get test coverage of org while running validation jobs?

In our CI process, we trigger a job for validation in Jenkins and have an ant target which runs the validation first with checkOnly as true and runs all the tests. build.xml : <target name="...
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How to List Jobs with the REST API?

My problem is that I can't list job postings from Sage People API. I managed to authorize my web application and get an access token. Now I only need to know the correct way to consume the API. What ...
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Using autonumber field type as externalId to make an upsert & store values in a Map from soql by external id

I know that those questions asked a few times here - but I saw that it little old (Greater than 3 years) and\or it doesn't have the "best answer" so I hope something changed about it. 1) Is there a ...
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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 ...