Questions tagged [sandbox]

A sandbox is a copy of your production environment that can be used for various purposes such as development, testing, or training. The three types of sandboxes are developer, configuration-only (config-only), and full (full-copy). The login page for sandboxes is https://test.salesforce.com/.

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Precautions that needs to be taken before shutting down a sandbox?

I have a situation where I need to shut down some of our unused sandboxes. I have gone through Salesforce's documentations regarding this. But the documents doesn't provide much insight on this. The ...
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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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Salesforce Global Values organization-wide (sandbox vs. production)

Is it possible to add custom global values in Salesforce so that we can use that global value in any apex class or controller? And this values will be Ids of custom objects, so they will be different ...
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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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Is the salesforce full sandbox worth it?

I found an article with regards to the different types of salesforce sandboxes. I was wondering if you have used the full sandbox and can also share your feedback in the following features. What are ...
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How to dynamically provide options and update a field when an option is selected [closed]

The code I wrote is not setting updating the field on the same window, and my other method would refresh the page, and field is not updated until I refresh the page manually. My goal is to provide a ...
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Connect Marketing Cloud Journey Builder to Salesforce Sandbox Environment

I'm wondering if it's possible to connect Marketing Cloud to a Salesforce sandbox environment with the Journey Builder API Thanks in advance! -N
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Sandbox Templates and data selection

If I make a partial copy sandbox and create a sandbox template to go with it, how is the data selected in the case of Grandparent Parent Child lookup relationships? Is there a ...
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Inbound Change Set from a Deleted Sandbox

I have a question that I could not quite find the answer to on Google. So in my org we have a large change set that was sent over to the main Production box. We have not deployed it yet as there are ...
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Custom Object Section in Account is not Showing Custom Fields

I have Created an Custom Object "Text Subscriptions" And also created a Custom Fields as Account which has Master-details Field type. I have Created some More Custom fields: Text Plan, SMS Number, ...
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Unable to change object settings and system settings for a Marketing User profile

Ok, this would seem as a very stupid problem but I have no reason why it happening. I am in a Developer Pro Sandbox logged in as System Administrator. I need to change the create/edit permissions for ...
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Working with namespace prefixes when a managed package can't be installed in sandbox

We have a managed package that connects our Salesforce org to an external application. Some fields from the managed package are writing information from Salesforce to the external app. So I want to ...
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What does a Partial Copy Sandbox actually copy from Production? [duplicate]

Related to this question: Partial Copy Sandbox help required Will this bring a random selection of the data across for each object I select? Can I exclude the record data on an object or would I ...
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Partial Copy Sandbox help required

With a Partial Copy Sandbox can I carry over all function from Production for every object but only sample records for some of the objects? What I want is to be able to get the functionality for the ...
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Logging Into New Sandbox That Was Copied From Other Sandbox

I created a new sandbox "SB2" that's copied from another sandbox "SB1". However I cannot figure out the username/password in order to log into this new sandbox "SB2". What I know and have tried My ...
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How many developers should work on same developer pro sandbox without impacting performance?

Is there a figure on number of developers should work on same Developer Pro sandbox? I see a lot of performance issue and environment is very unresponsive when multiple developers (~5) have enabled ...
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When I'm validating / Deploying change set , giving me this error - Package installation failure

When I'm deploying some apex classes with lightning components from 1 developer sandbox to another developer sandbox , it is giving me this error with no information. I don't have any managed/...
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Can I use SalesforceDX to load data into sandboxes?

Can I use Salesforce DX and the Salesforce CLI to load data (from CSV or JSON files) into sandboxes (not scratch orgs)?
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Salesforce Change Set with Apex Classes and new custom field-dependencies

I am about to deploy my sandbox changes to production, and I am wondering: I have a couple of Apex Classes which has a few dependencies. These dependencies are a few newly created custom fields (in ...
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How to buy sandbox for Salesforce commerce sandbox [closed]

I want to buy sandbox for my developer. We are going to have training on salesforce commerce cloud developing. Could you please help to show me how to contact and where to buy these sandboxes. Thanks ...
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Sandbox account for Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget)

I'm working on an integration between my app (an advertising platform) and Salesforce Marketing Cloud. The purpose of the integration is to push leads that advertisers generate on my app to their ...
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What is my Username and Password when I CLONE a sandbox

Clone a Sandbox is a new feature as of, I think, March 2018. I am cloning .dev sandbox. My prod username is first.last@company.com.prod (i know this username is stupid, but it is the situation) My ....
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How can I get a pre-release org?

It's that time of year again! Spring is moving to Summer and I want to get ahead with testing out Summer '18 release features. I've heard talk about pre-release orgs being available but I can't figure ...
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Creating a new sandbox using the Tooling API with .NET

I'm trying to use the Tooling API in order to create new sandboxes via a Console application in .NET, with C#. So far I've been able to authenticate with the partner wsdl and perform overall queries, ...
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Cannot edit users in Sandbox

I am encountering an issue in my sandbox in which any time I make an edit to a user account, I receive the following error message: Unable to Finish Processing Request An error has occurred while ...
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Merging sandbox to production - SFMC integration

We have integrated SFMC with our SIT SFDC sandbox. But what will happen with the integration when we merge to production? The integration is linked to the SFDC Org ID, so we assume that we will lose ...
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SOQL "limit" condition has odd behavior with upercase

I'm encountering some very strange behavior in my org's full sandbox. This does not seem to be happening in our production org. I have a query in code that looks like; [Select Name, Id From ...
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Need help deploying my first trigger to production

So I wrote an Apex trigger in our Sandbox and I keep getting an error saying that my trigger has 0% coverage when I try to deploy it in production using change sets. I don't fully understand what this ...
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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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How do I grant an external vendor developer development access

I want to engage a vendor for developments on our SF site. Unfortunately, I'm somewhat of a newbie to SF and am thrown into the deep end of managing a vendor, while we don't have SF admin (yet). I'm ...
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Log in to Community as a Customer Community Plus User broken in Sandbox but not Production

We are encountering problems with the "Log in to Community as User" button in our Partial Copy Sandbox. Instead of logging in as the user solely in that tab, this button now overrides any existing ...
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How to develop lightning components in a sandbox?

I am following the Trailhead tutorial on creating Lightning Components. It says that this requires the Salesforce org to have a domain. Well, as a matter of fact, we have one. And so do our developer ...
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Duplicate Username error in one sandbox but not in the other

I am trying to validate a change set and it's giving me a Duplicate Username error. The problem is that the same test passes in 2 other sandboxes. From my understanding if the same username is being ...
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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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Copy Data from Production/Sandbox to Sandbox after sandbox refresh in salesforce [closed]

We need to load data from sandbox to sandbox for testing & Dev proposes. Right we are using Microsoft ETL for this purpose, but that is too lengthy and we need to maintain metadata after every ...
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Is it possible to copy fields from Sandbox to Production?

I have had to manually add 100+ fields (don't ask...) to a clients sandbox environment in order to test some updates. However now that the testing seemed to be fine I am tasked with replicating all ...
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Salesforce DX Project Setup

Creating an unmanaged package from a Sandbox to create a SalesforceDX project and Scratch org leaves countless errors (like DX doesn't know which order to create Objects/Fields/Classes in). Is there ...
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Create a scratch org that mimics production environment?

Is there a way to create scratch orgs that have the same metadata and schema as the production org? While using Salesforce DX to develop components like Page Layouts, it becomes instantly clear that ...
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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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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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Deployment to Sandbox vs Deployment to Prod

I have a simple question - why do apex tests not run when you deploy between two sandboxes? My assumption is the amount of time it will take to run, but is there another better reason? Is there a way ...
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Formula field: Distinguish between PROD and FULL copy sandbox

Inside a formula field I want to be able to determine whether the org is the production org or a full copy sandbox. After researching I came up with this: IF($Organization.Id = 'XXXXXXXXXXX', "PROD", ...
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Page doesn't exist in lightning

I have moved my code from Dev to Sit using changesets. My Code: window.open('/one/one.app#/n/Product_Generation_Grid?grid='+grid+'&rec='+marketSegment, '_parent'); But when I try to access ...
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Does enabling Dev Hub disable anything else? Can I turn off Dev Hub?

I am looking at that Dev Hub feature and how well scratch org development mirrors what I do currently in Sandboxes and metadata API deployments. It'd be nice to pilot the feature, but if it is ...
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error deploying entitlement process via ant migration tool and changeset

I'm trying to deploy a new version of an existing entitlement process from one dev sandbox to a full copy sandbox using the ant migration tool. <Package> <types> <members&...
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Send Email button is not showing in activity history for community in salesforce

I have added the related list of Activity History under case object & also added the send email button on activity history but it is not showing under case related list in community and even ...
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What is the simplest way to build a QA and Demo environment for Salesforce?

At the moment our developer workflows uses Sandbox as development branches and from Sandboxes developers push straight to production. We have now additional requirements: Have a QA environment Have a ...
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Validity of the changeset. What would happen if components related to a changeset removed in the org?

I have created a changeset in the sandbox and upload it to the production org. In the production org, I have validated and confirmed that will deploy in that org without any issues. Now, my question ...
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Marketing Cloud Connector

I'm going to make a connection between Sales Cloud and Marketing Cloud. I'm very new at it and never done that before. Before the project starts, I've did some research to prepare myself to make it ...
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'Refresh Sandbox' changes to different languages randomly. What causes this?

I have noticed that in Setup | Sandboxes, the 'Refresh Sandbox' text randomly changes to different languages from time to time. For example, as per the screenshots, one of the sandboxes had ...

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