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Questions tagged [security]

Salesforce user security is an intersection of sharing, user, Profiles, roles, roles hierarchy and object permissions.

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Error on file upload to amazon S3 from salesforce via visual-force Page [on hold]

We are receiving this error in the browser console during the file upload. Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://sfp.invitationhomes.com/s3uploadFile?recordId=a0O0y00000XiH0PEAV&userId=...
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Update how Connected App appears in Account Activity

I have setup a Connected App that polls (from a backend server) for updates to a few objects at a set interval. I've noticed that its activity is made to look suspicious in the Account Activity panel ...
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Password policies remain after deleting profile?

I deleted a profile via the Metadata API, and it did not delete its associated password policies. I cannot find the policies anywhere in the UI, but when I pull from production (or any sandbox ...
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Can you deploy transaction security policies

Is it possible to deploy Transaction Security Policies? These policies are part of the Salesforce Shield Event Monitoring product. Each policy is required to have a user in the "Recipient" and "...
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Child Aura Component not Loading for Some Users

Strange situation. This code works perfectly for me, but does not load for some users. I have searched permissions and security on Aura bundles, but cannot find what I need. Here is the code. The ...
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Refused to display 'https://www.salesforce.com/de/' in a frame because it set 'X-Frame-Options' to 'sameorigin'

I created VF page (or also to see the VF page inside a lightning component). I added an apex iframe with src="https://www.salesforce.com/de/" (or any other source) from salesforce apex iframe guide....
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Blocked by CORS policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header on the requested resource

I am trying to use a Google Charting library inside a Lightning Aura Component. Component <aura:component implements="flexipage:availableForAllPageTypes"> <ltng:require scripts="{!$...
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Enforce Field-Level Security Permissions for SOQL Queries WITH SECURITY_ENFORCED (Confused )

What is the need of WITH SECURITY_ENFORCED? Only benefit is minimal development experience with security and to applications where graceful degradation on permissions errors isn’t required. If ...
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How is consumer secret key adding security to Oauth 2.0? [duplicate]

I am trying to understand what additional security the the consumer secret(client_secret) for OAuth 2.0 provides. If one want to avoid using the consumer secret when authenticating you can use the ...
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Disabling download attachments to guest users

I would like to disable the possibility to download and read attachments to guest users of my community by requesting them from https://<salesforce-url>/community/servlet/servlet.FileDownload?...
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Cannot grant permission to edit Roll-up summary or formula fields

I am trying to give a profile edit access to a Formula field and Roll-up summary field, I did so with metadata like so: <fieldPermissions> <editable>true</editable> <...
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How to allow edit access to for certain record types only

I need all user to be able to see all opportunities. However, Department A should only be able to edit opportunities assigned to 3 record types (x,y,z) and Department B should only be able to edit ...
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How is this Authentication Option called and how can I implement it?

Recently I was working within my Salesforce Sandbox and when I switched to the Sandbox version of the application, Field Service Lightning, the authentication platform below appeared. I'm interested ...
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Omit debug logging for specific Apex class

Scenario I do not want information that is processed by an Apex class called SecureProcessor to make it into the debug log, regardless of the level of logging enabled within Salesforce Setup. ...
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record visibilty vs record level access

What are the difference between these? In the Sharing and Visibility Designer certificate exam guide it says: Articulate different security capabilities with respect to record visibility, CRUD ...
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Secure a Landing Page

I'm trying to have my landing Page HTTPS. In this link https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=mc_es_create_landing_page.htm&type=5 it's said that there's a check box where you can select the ...
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Sharing Rule is not granting access to a public group

I am working with an object called Scope Library. I want users to have read access by default. I want the group Presales to have read, edit and create access on the object. To give users read only ...
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Storing Credentials - Regharding appExchange product

We are developing AppExchange product where we need to communicate with different third party systems.For Instance , we are getting services from 5 different third party system,a user can have 5 ...
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Is my org's data accessible to Salesforce?

Salesforce protects our data. But does it protect the data from Salesforce itself ? Is my data always visible/accessible to Salesforce?
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Security setting issue in salesforce-OWD

I have a requirement on admin part. I have a profile called vetprofile where the users of the profile needs to see only specific records of an object which have assigned to field value is equal to ...
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How to invoke a flow/trigger if a user fails login attempt?

What Needs to Happen: When a user logs into the org, we perceive the attempt as either Successful (correct password), Failed (incorrect password), or Other. If the user fails the login attempt, a User ...
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How to override Opportunity Org-Wide Defaults Public Read Only

I would like to create a permission set or role which overrides the Opportunity Org-Wide Defaults of Public Read Only, such that users in with the permission set or in the role would only be able to ...
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Trying to call API through Apex with custom security certificate but getting CalloutException

I'm trying to use Apex to call some API endpoints to do some validation for my company. There are some specific properties of these APIs that make it a bit tricky: The APIs are hosted on self-...
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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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“Force relogin after Login-As-User” - But why?

In our health check, it is noted that we do not have "Force relogin after Login-As-User" enabled. Per the documentation, I can see what this checkbox does - but there is not much documentation on why ...
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Hide session parameter in the URl

is there a way to hide session id parameter in the URL of an org? Here, an example: https://my-special-org.cs66.force.com/WebApp/secur/frontdoor.jsp?sid=00Z3O000000TVmy%...
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How to give custom object delete permission to all users in org?

The user can belong to any profile or role. In future, any new user created with a new profile or with a new role, he/she will get delete permission automatically. Please suggest a solution without ...
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Removing password/session settings from profiles to allow org defaults to apply to all users

Has anyone managed to remove profile session/password settings to allow the org defaults to apply to all users? Can't seem to remove session timeout to "none" on the profile UI, it only allows you to ...
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Checkmarx Scanner is usless for CRUD and FLS issues checking?

Checkmarx report field Id (User Object) as FLS Create violation whenever the code checks for OwnerId (Account Object) field is createable. Is it false-positive result or can I enforce FLS somehow to ...
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Encrypting custom fields and returning unencrypted data on API calls

We have a need to encrypt a set of custom fields (data at rest) and we were thinking about using just the classic encryption. The data is served to mobile apps using API calls. Is it possible with ...
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Protecting encryption key in an unmanaged package

How do I protect an encryption key, a private AES-256 key (so that no one can access it including admins) within salesforce? I understand that this can be done using a managed package and installing ...
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How to secure the Salesforce lightning if a malicious user could change the parameter to execute

Let's say a site builder could use "community builder" to configure the Salesforce lightning component. On a login form, they can decide to use "email" or "username" to login in. However, the login ...
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OAuth2 User-Agent Flow: how to tell when access_token expires?

I'm using the User-Agent flow, and I successfully get back a, access_token. From here I have no way to determine when this token expires. I was hoping, that calling the https://test.salesforce.com/...
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CIDR block information is for Sales Force

I do not find related questions here, so can someone help to understand CIDR block information is for Salesforce related to pricing loader? Pricing loader is a custom build functionality in org, ...
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Collect Tracking Code Security

Question about Personalization Builder - Collect Tracking Security: When users go on a webpage with collect tracking code implemented, they send an invisible tracking pixel via the basic javascript ...
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Check if User has Permission to update Custom Metadata

I'm building Visualfroce for updating Custom Metadata. When User without required permissions tries to update them he gets I tried checking MetadataType__mdt.getSObjectType().getDescribe()....
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How to give read and edit, but not delete permissions to records users don`t own?

We give CRED permissions by Profile. On OWD we give Public Read/Write.
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Accounts Tab(Visualforce Tab) is not visible

Accounts Tab(Visualforce Tab) is not visible for a user even after adding in the Customise apps. It is not visible for users having a specific Profile. Checked with Read, create, edit, delete ...
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Is session duration guaranteed?

Let's assume that our session timeout value is set to the default 2 hours. The documentation defines this value as Length of time after which the system logs out inactive users. If the user is ...
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NPSP - Account: Restrict records view based on profile

We have a project, where we wants to use 1 profile (lets say "Tester") among others to only see Organization records, when he is browsing all Accounts records (as Tester). So far I made a change in ...
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Restricting Org Wide Email Addresses based on profile in Apex? [duplicate]

I have a class marked 'With Sharing' and a simple method to get all org wide emails to populate in a picklist on my page: public String getOrgEmails(){ List<OrgWideEmailAddress> ...
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Why should one want the password to expire in Salesforce? [closed]

Why should one want the password to expire in Salesforce? Is it the same as a temporary account? Because if the password invalidates after some time that means the user won`t be able to login and ...
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Copy Salesforce License Profile Permissions to Platform License Profile

Is there any way to copy all the permissions/settings/config etc in a Salesforce User License Profile to a Platform User License Profile?
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What is the best way of storing username and password in salesforce?

I have one app, for this app we need to enter username and passwords and token. The app is working perfectly fine but when uploading in app exchange then security report is not passing it because we ...
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Will Sharing=ReadOnly allow my user to Delete or Clone a record

I have Lightning Quickactions for Delete and Clone on a CustomObject__c and I want to ensure that only users with the right permission can use it. From reading this documentation I understand that I ...
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Lightning for Gmail - Security issue with Google Private Key

To setup lightning for gmail and sync, we need a private key from google admin to be imported into salesforce. However there is a huge security risk around this. This private key of google service ...
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DescribeFieldResult Class doesn't have encryption and masking methods

Unable to find any method for field encryption and field masking in DescribeFieldResult Class. Methods like getMaskType, getMask, isEncrypted are working with DescribeFieldResult. Is there any ...
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How do I block access of users using android operating system to my org?

While following exactly the same steps mentioned here on how to limit access, I can still access my sandbox from an android device. https://trailhead.salesforce.com/modules/transaction_security/...
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How to view name and profile of site guest user

I have sites in my Salesforce org. How do I view the name and profile of the giest user?
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Reset password for user without security question and answer

On the documentation it mentions the following: NOTE If the user hasn’t set a security question, or doesn’t answer the security question correctly, the password isn’t reset. What is the best way to ...