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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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no refresh token after successful login via Oauth with https url, but i do get refresh token on http://localhost

when i login from my localhost, "https://login.salesforce.com/services/oauth2/authorize?client_id=${clientId}&redirect_uri=${redirect}&response_type=token" i get authenticated, and ...
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Global Search in Salesforce External Connector ( Odata V4.01 ) not working

With Odata v4.01 developed using Apache Olingo , I am facing issues with global search. While searching for an Id in global search, Salesforce is not triggering any request back to odata service. I ...
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Limitations using Salesforce with Apex Class Connector? How should I architect an external database connector [closed]

Our external database has 3 million records. I want to leverage Salesforce Connect to bring the external data into Salesforce without copying it into Salesforce. I am getting my Data from the Metabase ...
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Create opportunity record in target org from source org

My company is using two different Salesforce orgs (org1 and org2). I have a custom object in org1, called Tender__c. I want an automation to create an opportunity record in org2 when the Tender__c in ...
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Insert data into external objects

I have configured a writable external object which is of type Salesforce connect : Cross-org and it uses password authentication connecting to the subscriber org. My issue is that when I synced, all ...
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Edit external object records from Heroku using salesforce connect

We have an external database set up in Heroku using postgres. I would like to be able manage some data from the heroku postgres database in salesforce. I have configured salesforce connect with the ...
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Salesforce static resource image upload via Mule4 not displaying

I have to upload images to static resources via mule 4. The code works fine without any error but the image not displaying in salesforce static resource. I'm getting 200 responses instead of 201. When ...
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How can we sync the objects across 2 Salesforce ORGS?

Here is the context: I have a ORG which has a lot of records of many objects. I want to sync these objects to the new ORG. Going forward if any record is added/deleted/updated from OLD/New Salesforce ...
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Salesforce Connect OData v4 needs a cookie from /Login endpoint before talking to data endpoints

Here's a rundown of my Salesforce Connect setup: FIRST I was able to set up a Named Credential, using password authentication API Name: MyAPI URL: https://myapi:50000/b1/v2 SECOND I then created an ...
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Difference between Salesforce Connect and Heroku Connect

Can someone explain the difference between Salesforce Connect and Heroku Connect. In the below image why they have to use both Salesforce connect and Heroku Connect. Cant they just use Heroku connect ...
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List View for External Object created using Custom Adapter is throwing an Error

We have created a custom adapter for Salesforce Connect. The "All" list view is working fine, but if I add a filter on the createdate = This Month, it throws me below error. The filter ...
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Salesforce Connect with Cross-Org Adapter: This session is not valid for use with the REST API

I am using Salesforce Connect with a cross-org adapter to connect two orgs. I have configured the external data source with oAuth and an Authentication Provider. The data source was successfully ...
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Restrict Contact Records in SFMC via the Connector

We are using the Salesforce Marketing Cloud Connector. Is it possible to restrict the Contacts surfaced from SFDC into SFMC based on the Tracking User or will ALL Contacts which reside in SFDC be ...
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Custom "Files Connect" integration between asset management system and Salesforce

Is possible to set up a Files Connect integration (that behaves like the existing out-of-box Files Connect integrations - Box, Google Drive, Sharepoint, etc) with a custom digital asset management ...
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API User Access to Enhanced Notes (ContentNote) External Object

Summary: Org 1 wants to be able to access data that lives in Org 2. For most use cases, we have this figured out using the Salesforce Connect Cross-Org Adapter. However, there is a specific need for ...
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External Object to make only subset of records from mysql table available for SF org

We have a rather typical requirement at a first glance - just to make bunch of records from external mysql database available in clients' sf orgs. And we are giving a short to SF External Object as an ...
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External Object Related List shows timeout error

I am trying to configure an external object in Salesforce for which the source is a Postgres table that contains approx. 34 million records. I was able to set up the External data Source which ...
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Salesforce Connect - Compliance with OData spec on retrieving single record

We are testing Salesforce Connect at the moment and it doesn't look like that Salesforce Connect actually handles OData requests of single records correctly. For example, the OData 2 specification ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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