Questions tagged [sandbox-refresh]

Questions relating to the way Sandboxes can be populated with metadata (and optionally data) from a production org or other sandboxes.

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Enabling Territory Management 2.0 in Dev box via PROD refresh

This is regarding Territory Management 2(TM2) enablement. We have multiple sandboxes but we do not want to perform all the steps in all the Orgs. Is it a correct approach to skip enabling one of the ...
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Dynamically set Connected App Callback URL

I am trying to dynamically update the callback url in a connected app. When creating a sandbox, I want to run an apex class that change the callback URL from a production to UAT callback endpoint. ...
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Why Connected App's client_id and client_secret still valid after a sandbox refresh?

Imagine you have a Connected App foo I've noticed that even after refreshing a sandbox, you are still able to use the client_id and client_secret of the foo Connected App of that sandbox before it ...
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SandboxRefresh Class will not run on refresh but will run in Anonymous Context

Here is my code for the SandboxRefresh class that I'm trying to run. The batch classes have a finish method that does attempt to send emails, and I'm wondering if the default Deliverability settings ...
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Deploy code to a refreshed sandbox

I'm currently managing my code in git. We are about to refresh all sandboxes, so all changes that aren't in production will be deleted. However, they are in git. Therefore, git is more updated than ...
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Do Usernames Hang Around for a While After Refreshing a Sandbox?

Do usernames hang around for a while after refreshing a sandbox? I refreshed an existing sandbox from production and then attempted to update users to activate them and reset their passwords. When ...
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Refreshing / Creating developer sandbox from partial or full sandbox

In Enterprise edition of Salesforce, I remember being able to create or refresh a developer sandbox from a partial or full sandbox instead of production. This would also copy over some of the data ...
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While refreshing Partial Copy sandbox, is Customer Community users also created with Contacts?

I want to refresh Partial Copy sandbox with few set of objects data which includes contact records as well. I don`t want to send any sandbox email to Community user in the process of refresh. While ...
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Is it possible to create a Dev Org from Full sandbox?

I would like to create a Developer Edition Org from Full. I haven't been able to find anything online for this, maybe I'm just bad at searching. Is it possible? Is a specific license needed?
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What is the maximum time taken by a Full copy sandbox for its activation

I have refreshed a full copy sandbox with Production and its in activating stage since long. Any idea on this please?
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How to change Sandbox location

I just refreshed a sandbox which was based in CSXX and after it moved to CSYY which made it move from a non-preview instance to a preview instance according to this url: https://www.salesforce.com/...
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Sandbox Refresh: Common problems

We are planning to refresh our DEV Sandbox (Used for Integration Testing) from Prod. I am trying to identify impacted areas and how I can address those post refresh One of the identified areas - ...
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Apex callout to same org in SandboxPostCopy

Use case During sandbox creation or refresh (Enterprise, not ISV use case), with Apex class implementing SandboxPostCopy, invoke MetadataAPI to delete stuff that shouldn't be in the sandbox (like ...
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Obtaining sandbox refresh date

I've investigated and found two articles with no answer for this question: Retrieving sandbox details Reference date /time when Sandbox is refreshed through API It's been a while, so maybe something ...
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Why Apex Exceptions Email Settings are not copied to Sandbox upon sandbox refresh?

Why Apex Exceptions Email Settings are not copied to Sandbox upon sandbox refresh? We need to manually setup Apex Exceptions Email Settings every time after sandbox refresh. Is there any way to make ...
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Would Refreshing a Sandbox Wipe Out Certain Metadata?

If I have custom-setting metadata (or any other custom objects) in a partial-copy sandbox and not in production, then I refresh the sandbox, will that metadata be wiped out and have to be recreated? ...
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Which Sandbox Types are Configuration-Only?

This question asks what the difference is between configuration and developer sandboxes, but I want to know which sandbox types are configuration-only. In no documentation are certain types called ...
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can I update platform version on new sandbox

I created a new sandbox but since its a copy from production it is on API 44 all other sandboxes are API 45. is there a way to manually update the API version on the newly created sandbox to API 45?
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Is it possible to prevent certain flows from being cloned

Is it possible to prevent certain flows from being accessed when someone clone a sandbox?
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Why can't my Sandox Refresh Script INSERT Accounts?

I finally got a sandbox refresh script written, tested, and deployed to prod yesterday. But when I actually a sandbox and have it run on the sandbox copy, I don't actually get the records it's ...
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Deploy test for a SandboxRefreshScript

I'm trying to deploy a SandboxRefresh script to prod. One of the main things that script does is replicate the structure of Chatter groups we use so that I can then use Processes in my sandbox that ...
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Org Data Update just after the sandbox refresh in FullCopy Sandbox

Our requirement is to update customer's email ID and Phone# to an invalid value in FullCopy sandbox during the sandbox refresh. Using PostSandbox refresh apex class we are updating the User email and ...
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How to permanently get rid of sandbox new/refresh email-address pollution with “@example.com”

When you create/refresh a Sandbox, all (but the refreshing) users email addresses get crippled with a nice "example.com". Using security codes via email, this basically breaks the possibility for ...
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Heroku Connect, Sandbox Refreshes and Synced Rows

I have a question regarding Heroku Connect rows and Salesforce Sandbox refreshes. Heroku Connect cares about how many unique rows are synced in a given period. Even if that row becomes unsynced, it ...
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Will the OAuth 2.0 token for Lightning Sync copied from/to salesforce sandbox environment?

We are going to connect salesforce Lightning Sync via OAuth 2.0 to our O365 applications. Will the issued OAuth Token be copied to a sandbox environment, if already present in the productive ...
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If I refresh my Sandbox now, will it be on the Preview Release version?

Looking at the documentation What happens if I refresh my sandbox now? Will still be built on Winter Release 19 and stay as it is now (as we are close to the 13 October Deadline) It will go to Summer ...
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Need To Automate Sandbox Refresh Activity

We have received a requirement where we need to automate the sandbox refresh activity. Is there any way to automate the same? Thanks, Ravi Ranjan
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Way to automate a Salesforce reconfiguration post sandbox-refresh

I am wondering if there is a way to automate the process of reconfiguring a Salesforce sandbox to a specific configuration, post-refresh. Currently I have read about a python add-on to create a script ...
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What exactly does refreshing sandbox do?

According to the (Salesforce help) page : Refreshing a sandbox updates the sandbox’s metadata from its source org. If the sandbox is a clone or if it uses a sandbox template, the refresh ...
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What happens to Email Addresses in Email Service of Full Sandbox after sandbox is refreshed from production and how to retain them

We have 2 Email Services each having separate Email Addresses created in Full Copy Sandbox. As Email Addresses are to be manually created(and not deployable) we created Email Addresses for these 2 ...
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Is a one off request/case possible to have a Full Sandbox 29 day wait waived?

We have a very important data migration coming up and I'd really rather not wait the full 29 day waiting period that Salesforce implements for a Full sandbox. Has anyone opened a request with ...
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Mass change sandbox emails without confirmation

How can I change User email's in a sandbox back to their production email in bulk? e.g. mary=company.com@example.com to mary@company.com We have several hundred users and would like to refresh the ...
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Custom Metadata records Sandbox refresh

If I create Custom Metadata records in prod, and then I refresh my sandbox, will the Custom Metadata records I created in prod now be in my refreshed sandbox? I'm considering migrating to a custom ...
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Pulling archived tasks when refreshing sandbox

I noticed that when we refresh our full copy sandbox, the archived task records from production are not brought over to the sandbox. Is it possible to pull the archived tasks during the refresh?
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Cloning Sandbox in Spring 18

Reference - https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=data_sandbox_clone.htm&type=5 How do you think it may impact the Release Process from dev to QA? Rather than moving code base for testing ...
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Managed Platform Event Trigger not working after Sandbox Refresh

We have the following scenario: We created a managed package that contains a Platform Event and an Apex Trigger subscribed to it and installed it at a customer Org. In the Customer Production Org we ...
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Hardcoded org ID in workflow rule changed on sandbox refresh?

I came across what seems like a very odd behavior today: There is a legacy workflow rule in my org that hardcodes in the production org ID in order to only run in the production environment. (The ...
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Salesforce Sandbox Context Metadata

Why there is no mention of Metadata for "Sandbox Context" anywhere in the Documentation? I only found "SandboxPostCopy Interface" where Sandbox Context is passed as a parameter. But no Documentation ...
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Can you do something with a sandbox before it's refreshed?

We are using an installed package with requires the creation of a catchall organisation, and for the id of that organisation to be added to custom settings. If that's not done then none of the ...
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Apex code to update email IDs after sandbox refresh

Please help me how to write apex code to update the user's emails id with apex class which can be run after sandbox refresh. global static void run() { List<User> userEmailList = [select ...
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Salesforce Sandbox refresh

I have enabled Lightning functionality into eh sandbox with Lightning component But into the production we have classic version. Now if i refresh the sandbox then what happened ? Is there any kind of ...
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Can I connect to a sandbox using JWT Flow and Prod connect app?

I'm trying to connect to a sandbox using the sfdx cli and the JWT flow through force:auth:jwt:grant. According to this Salesforce DX doc, we can use the same connected app information from Production ...
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Masking Sensitive Data in Sandboxes

Does anyone have experience of masking sensitive data in a sandbox? Our organisation holds lots of sensitive data, specifically in the User object. We also use multiple sandboxes for development, ...
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Refreshing Sandbox and Reconnecting Marketing Cloud environment (We have all live BU's in Marketing Cloud)

Are there any watch outs for when refreshing a Salesforce Sandbox Environment that is linked to a 'test' (Production type BU) in the Marketing Cloud. These environments represent our Sandbox set up. ...
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Sandbox refresh behavior of copied id's

I read the Salesforce documents around the data that gets copied when a sandbox is refreshed, but still wanted to make sure my understanding is correct on the list of items that are copied over when a ...
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Licensing for desktop application: determine the production organization id from a sandbox?

I am building my very first desktop application using c# and visual studio! It currently logs into an org through the Partner WSDL / SOAP API. But I have no idea how to license it! Ideally, I would ...
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Custom settings and NamedCredentials update after sandbox refresh

I have some Custom Settings and Named credentials configured since I make call outs to external systems. But every time I refresh any of my sandbox, I have to manually update the Custom Settings and ...
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Partial Sandbox: Copy the records that belong to certain record types of a standard object

Is there a way to copy just the records that belong to certain record types of a standard object? In my case the standard object would be Account. I cannot find anything in the documentation.
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Automate master data loading after sandbox refresh

Test.loadData is used to load CSVs into an object during Test Class execution. This test data exists only in the eyes of the test class. In order to load master data using Apex after a refresh, is ...
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How to automate data import on full sandbox refresh

I am involved in doing QA in a stage full sandbox environment. I am interested in being able to populate the sandbox with a small amount of consistent (I cant rely on production data) test data. Is ...