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Salesforce Connect is a new App Cloud integration service that empowers Salesforce users to access and manage data in external apps, whether on-premise or cloud, directly from Salesforce.

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Code Coverage - Salesforce Connect Custom Adapter / Datasource.Connection Class

I am unable to find documentation on or get any code coverage for the customer adapter Apex Class (Datasource.Connection Class). For awareness, the external data source and customer adapter functions ...
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Uncommitted Work Pending - Working around DML then WebService

I am working with Salesforce Connect and I am storing my token and expiration times in an encrypted custom setting. My connection is through the client credentials Oauth 2 flow. When a user queries ...
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Pass Variable to Endpoint from External Data Object Filter - Salesforce Connect

I have an endpoint that I am utilizing for External Data Objects in Salesforce Connect. I pass a value from the SOQL filter (WHERE clause), but as we know this is only applicable if there is a field ...
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Oauth 2.0 Client Credentials - Custom Auth Provider

I am building out a Salesforce Connect customer adapter to translate rest responses into external data objects. To authenticate these requests, I would like to use Oauth 2.0's client credentials flow ...
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Salesforce Connect - Associated table in the external data source can't be found

New to Salesforce Connect, but not necessarily new to parsing JSON responses and utilizing webservices. I am attempting a test connection to https://jsonplaceholder.typicode.com/comments with ...
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External Data Source deployment (Salesforce Connect)

I have configured the External Data Sources using Odata 4.0,and i need to move this setup to UAT environment .What is best approach to do this ? Deployment OR manually create setup in UAT environment ...
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Question around best practices on Salesforce Sync'd data extensions

I'm trying to come up with some pros/cons to the following scenario. The customer is implementing Marketing Cloud. The data that Marketing Cloud needs comes from the customer's internal data ...
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Is it possible to use External Objects WITHOUT using (and consequently paying for) Salesforce Connect?

I feel like those two things are joined at the hip but just doing a sanity check here. I know I can write a custom Apex class that can be interacted with to describe schema and fetch records, but ...
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External Object general error message on login

When logging into an org as a System Admin, I receive the following error: The text of the error message: "Developer error in file apex://Order__x at line number -1" Stack trace error message: "...
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How to connect to SAP through Salesforce Connect

Can anyone help me how to connect to External Data i.e, SAP through Salesforce connect using External Data Source and External Objects. Thanks.
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How to shape ODATA datasource for Salesforce Connect to appear as related list?

I am starting with an ODATA datasource and Salesforce Connect and want to show an external object as a related list on an Account page. One of the fields in my ODATA datasource is the Account Id, ...
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Salesforce Connect Custom Adapter test class

What is the correct way to approach testing Salesforce Connect custom adapters? Perhaps there is a unified approach to testing all of its parts, but specifically what is the approach for testing the ...
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Identifying user interacting with external objects using Salesforce Connect OData 4.0

I have external data source configured in Salesforce, it connects to OData 4.0 API. Let's say I have 1 external object in this data source, called Kitten. The problem: I want security to be handled on ...
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External Object in Lightning error: “Unsupported Item”

I am currently developing a custom Apex adapter for Salesforce Connect. In Classic, the external object record is loading successfully from the external source. When I load the record in Lightning, ...
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SOSL for External Object

I have configured a Salesforce Connect relationship to an external data source using a custom Apex adapter. I am trying to configure one of the external objects to allow search. I have selected the "...
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SF Connect Custom Adapter: upsertRows not called

I have implemented a custom adapter for Salesforce Connect - two Apex classes, one that implements DataSource.Provider, the other implements DataSource.Connection. I have configured an External Data ...
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Salesforce Connect custom adapter limits

For Salesforce Connect, I see OData callout limits here: https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=platform_connect_considerations_query_rate_limits.htm&type=5 If I'm using a custom adapter for ...
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External Data source through apex custom adapter

I want to connect the external database from salesforce. I have developed the custom adapter (DataSource.Connection class and DataSource.Provider class). In connection class, Sync method is working ...
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How our database should be for using it with Salesforce Connect?

I have a on-premise data base(Oracle DB), this database i need to use in salesforce directly using External Object technology provided by salesforce. I understood how to use External objects in ...
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Configure a simple Google Search in External Data Source

I want to configure Google search in my Org, so that when user searches something in the global search, results are returned from Google as well. I can do this using visualforce page. But i am ...
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Salesforce Connect Apex Connector Framework Deployment Error

I am getting the following error on my external objects after deploying them using the Force.com ANT Migration Tool. MISSING LABEL PropertyFile - val DataSourceDataTypeNotSupported not found in ...
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Odata : Get data from Salesforce Using Odata?

Is there any way to get Salesforce data (Lead,Contact) using Odata. There are some Application Cloud Drivers, Progress DataDirect Cloud and Skyvia Connect for it. Are they using Normal Rest Api and ...