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simple-salesforce is a basic Salesforce.com REST API client built for Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, and 3.6.

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Python Simple Salesforce - Upsert to CampaignMembers Object

I am trying to find an automated way to add contacts & leads to existing campaigns by using simple salesforce to upsert records to the CampaignMembers object. I have a CSV file with CampaignId and ...
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Execute Anonymous via Simple_Salesforce throwing EOF exception

I'm attempting to execute a simple anonymous Apex script via Python with the simple_salesforce library. from simple_salesforce import Salesforce sf = Salesforce(instance=scratch_org_instance, ...
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REST API: Error 'METHOD_NOT_ALLOWED' - PATCH

I am trying to upload new records by calling a REST API but am getting the following error. simple_salesforce.exceptions.SalesforceGeneralError: Error Code 405. Response content: [{'errorCode': '...
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Object of type datetime is not JSON serializable

I'm new using Simple_Salesforce for Python and I'm trying to update a record of "Account" and one of the values that I need to update is a Date/Time value, but I'm receiving the error: "...
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Is there any way to cache the salesforce data using “simple_salesforce” python library

In my python application, I used "simple_salesforce" library to fetch data from salesforce. Instead of hitting an API every time I would expect salesforce to return data from cache instead ...
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Using simple-salesforce with oAuth

I have a need to query salesforce data through a django app. I am currently using simple-salesforce to do this on our QA salesforce using a username, password and a security token. Now that I am ...
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simple_salesforce python how to rewrite this using bind variables

revenue = sf.query("SELECT Id, Name, Net_Revenue__c, Price__c, Credits__c, Gross_Revenue__c, Account__r.Name \ FROM Revenue__c WHERE Account__r.Id = '"+accountId+"' and MonthYear__c ...
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Dynamic simple_salesforce query with list of ids

This 2nd format_soql is not working. I have tried replacing the single quotes to double quotes as per the format defined here: https://github.com/simple-salesforce/simple-salesforce#queries query1 = &...
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Where can I view attachments that I've uploaded to salesforce using a REST api?

response = requests.post('https://%s.salesforce.com/services/data/v29.0/sobjects/Attachment/' % instance, headers = { 'Content-Type': 'application/json', 'Authorization': 'Bearer %s' % sessionId },...
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Error Salesforce data query - [{'message': 'INVALID_HEADER_TYPE', 'errorCode': 'INVALID_AUTH_HEADER'}]

I am trying the get data from Salesforce using simple_salesforce python package. But I am getting Response content: [{'message': 'INVALID_HEADER_TYPE', 'errorCode': 'INVALID_AUTH_HEADER'}] when I ...
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Is ActivityDate a known bug with bulk API loading tasks?

I've been fighting Salesforce all morning with a data load via the Python simple_salesforce package (so yes, the bug could be there, rather than there being an issue in the Bulk API). If I run this ...
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passing a variable in SOQL select statement with python and simple-salesforce

I am trying to pass a variable into SOQL statement, I am using simple_salesforce library. I only need to grab the data when CreateDate of the Opportunity is > than yesterday, yesterday's date is saved ...
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Python with Simple Salesforce dynamic SOQL query issue: ERROR at Row:1:Column:98\nline 1:98 no viable alternative at character '\\'",

I have to retrieved data from a SOSL query using simple saleforce with no issues. This query will search for duplicate leads or contacts in Salesforce and then get the multiple records retrieved and ...
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Python: ContentVersion.VersionData throwing Incorrect padding while decoding to base64 string

I have the following Python code using Simple_Salesforce module: def get_email_template(sf, agreement_id): email_templates = sf.query(f""" SELECT VersionData, Title, PathOnClient ...
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simple_salesforce bulk insert - Duplicate Id error

I am using the Python package simple_salesforce to bulk insert instances of a custom object. The custom object has Account Id as a foreign key, which I am inserting during the bulk insert. I'm seeing ...
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simple_salesforce - Cannot bulk insert more than 10 records at a time [closed]

I am using the simple_salesforce Python package. I tried bulk inserting 100 records using bulk.insert(), and did so without any errors. However, when I checked how many records were present after, ...
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SalesForce Bulk API response to Pandas DataFrame [closed]

I'm a beginner with the Salesforce API and recently, I've been trying make bulk API requests and convert the response into a pandas DataFrame, however, the results I'm having a tough time with are ...
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How to use simple salesforce (python library for salesforce) to add ShippingAddress field?

I have tried to upsert an account with ShippingAddress using simple salesforce However, I am getting the error: [{u'errorCode': u'JSON_PARSER_ERROR', u'message': u'Cannot deserialize instance of ...
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simple_salesforce Custom Domain

I am having some trouble using simple_salesforce to login using my username, password, security token. My companies SF instance is on a custom domain (I do not use login.salesforce.com and instead I ...
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simple_salesforce Run Report

I have a simple Salesforce report that returns basic information about some opportunities such as opportunity id, owner, end date. I found the simple_salesforce Python module and I am trying to ...
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Unable to fetch complete records from bulk query batch result

I am using simple-salesforce python library using REST to call bulk services which is working fine till calling but for large dataset library continuously poll the batch status and spit all result (in ...
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Getting error in Python when login to Salesforce

I am using simple-salesforce 0.74.2 for connecting to Salesforce by using below code, from simple_salesforce import Salesforce,SalesforceLogin sf = Salesforce(instance_url='https://xxxxx-xxx.my....
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How to Query for logged in username [Python:SimpleSalesforce]?

Tried to do user=sf.query("SELECT Id, Name FROM User WHERE Id = :UserInfo.getUserId()" but getting error: content = [{u'errorCode': u'MALFORMED_QUERY', u'message': u'\nSELECT Id, Name from User ...
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Salesforce Report - Column list

I am trying to see if I can fetch all columns in Reports object. I have the before import pandas as pd from simple_salesforce import Salesforce sf_data_cursor = Salesforce(username='mail@mail.com', ...
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Python Simple Salesforce and salesforce rest authentication errors

An absolute python newbie & trying to establish a connection between python & salesforce. Followed this documentation - https://pypi.org/project/simple-salesforce/ and we have a python script ...
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Simple-Salesforce API object agnostic

Trying to figure out a way if I can use this API to get retrieve data if I only have the ID (don’t know if it is a task or a contact, etc.) I think no but just want to confirm.
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REST Upload attachments - Json Deserialization failed on token 'null'

I'm using simple-salesforce to migrate attachments from one org to another. I'm encoding with base64 but am getting this error: SalesforceMalformedRequest: Malformed request https://my_org.my....
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Error “Bind variables only allowed in Apex code” simple_salesforce (Python)

Not sure if this belongs here or in StackOverflow, seems 50/50. I am trying to figure out how to build a dynamic query using simple_salesforce and there is no problem using a completely static query ...