Questions tagged [soap-api]

SOAP API provides a powerful, convenient, and simple SOAP-based Web services interface for interacting with Salesforce.You can use SOAP API to create, retrieve, update, or delete records. You can also use SOAP API to perform searches and much more. Use SOAP API in any language that supports Web services.

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Creating user via API

I am trying to build a database.com app, and goal is to user Database.com light users ($10/100). I want to give a signup screen for new users. Regarding this I checked available API options SOAP API ...
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Can a user with limited access query from SOAP api?

So we have the exact same fields in the Sanbox and Production, however, when I run a select statement from the SOAP api, I am told a certain field is invalid. I confirmed it is not invalid. The only ...
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How can I determine how many future calls have been executed in 24 hours?

I just ran into a huge gotcha in Salesforce: the 24 hr limit on # of future calls - cf. http://www.sundoginteractive.com/index.php?/sunblog/posts/governor-limit-gotchas-part-1-the-future-call/. I ...
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How do I consume workflow outbound messages?

I'm working on integrating a record update in Salesforce into a third party application. My plan is to create a service using the ASP.NET Web API that listens for requests from Salesforce. I'm ...
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Determine the correct file type extension for an Attachment

When using the Soap API to work with an Attachment how can I determine the correct file extension when saving the Body contents locally? E.g. I created a test attachment on an Account from a PDF. ...
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Maximum number of records using SOAP APi

What are the maximum no of records that can be fetched using 1 SOAP API call
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import converted lead with depending objects (meetings, calls, emails, notes)

I am trying to import a converted lead using REST/SOAP API-s. While I am able to create already converted lead, I am not able to attach all its depending object like notes, meetings etc because lead ...
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Examples of using queryAsync in SOAP API?

I've been looking around online for examples for using queryAsync() in the SOAP api, but I can't seem to find any. Can someone using Async calls using the SOAP WSDL api in C#?
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Am I understanding how Api sessions work correctly?

So I'm using the C# SOAP api w/ OAuth. User A logs in, does something that will take 60 seconds User B logs in 10 seconds into User A's process, and finishes in 5 seconds User A cannot make another ...
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Using the SOAP api with OAuth

I want to start using OAuth with my SOAP api bindings, however my app it a process that runs using a single user's credentials, therefore there is no need for a callback url. Is it possible to use ...
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check if sessionid is valid

I'm integrating a desktop app with SF using a c# component. I've created a login screen and can happily access all the fetures i want in my org from the application. The problem i'm having is ...
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Error logging in via API

Here is an interesting error. I'm working on an app that logs in to Salesforce using the SOAP API in .NET using SForceService. When it's run locally it logs in fine and goes about it's business. ...
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Retrieving field values from Partner API in C#

I'm attempting to implement a client-side application in C# (Using the mono framework) and the Salesforce Partner SOAP API. I can successfully login, however am slightly confused on how to actually ...
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Setting Type of Event or Task via SOAP/REST API

I am looking at Object Reference for Event and Task sObjects and seeing that both have Type and Subject. I wanted to use Type as one of meeting, call, email and Subject as event/task title. But, if I ...
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Finding Apex classes via the Partner API that contain test cases

How can I determine via the APIs that an Apex class contains test cases? I can query ApexClass, but there is no immediate field indicating the class contains tests. Assuming the body field content ...
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SOAP API Request with body larger than 16 Kilobytes results in Timeout Exception

I stumbled upon an interesting limitation, it seems that SOAP API endpoint handles requests larger than 16Kb differently --- whenever body is larger than that request just times out. We're using '...
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Limitation on SOAP API calls in Enterprise edition of SFDC

I am building an integration between my company's Drupal CMS and our SFDC CRM. I will be using the SFDC SOAP API to accomplish this. The idea is to do a query via the soap API every time a user ...
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IDE hangs at “Saving components to project” whenever I refresh from server

Something like 75% of the time I attempt to refresh from server on a project in the Force.com IDE it gets the data from the server but then hangs for 10 minutes or more on the "Saving components to ...
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Most API call efficient way to retrieve all attachment bodies

I need to download the binary body of all the attachments in my organization. I'd like to do so with the least amount of API calls. It is my understanding that the SOAP API returns a single attachment ...