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Sandstorm sandbox?

If you look at some older release notes, it becomes slightly clearer what exactly Sandstorm may be: We’ve rebuilt our sandbox copy engine to optimize performance, scalability, and customer success. ...
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What does each OrgPreferenceSetting do?

Here are those I could find: AnalyticsSharingEnable (available in version 40.0 and later) Turn On Enhanced Folder Sharing for Reports and Dashboards (?) Use Your Salesforce Sharing Settings in Wave ...
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Configuration Page for Package

Go to Setup > Customize > Home > Custom Links Create a new custom link to your VF page (eg /apex/ns__pageName) Edit your package and specify the custom link Now a [Configure] button will ...
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Set 'Modify All' for around 100 profiles

Why not use list views to do this? create a list view on Profiles, filtering on the profiles you want to modify add only the columns 'Modify all' for the objects you want to assign (by searching on '...
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What does each OrgPreferenceSetting do?

An up-to date way of matching the OrgPreferenceSettings list is using the Settings metadata. Using heroku/force CLI that would be: force fetch -t Settings Now you can search in the different ...
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How do I set DML Options when using the REST API?

Have you tried using the SForce-Auto-Assign Assignment Rule Header? The Assignment Rule header is a request header applied when creating or updating Cases or Leads. If enabled, the active ...
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Are object Id's globally unique across an organization?

Yes they are unique. You can always copy the 18 character ID and paste in URL after like this: http://instance.salesforce.com/{ID}. And you will go to record since they are globally unique.
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How to avoid critical updates prompt when admin logs in everytime?

I don't think there is there is option or configuration to to disable critical updates. It not lack of functionality but its by design. We should understand following points: Critical updates are ...
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Salesforce reseller programme / Partner programme - Apto app - how does work?

This is a type of OEM application where SF allow user to build app and sell it as per there customization. The AppExchange OEM Edition nevertheless offers developers a proven and secure platform, ...
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Salesforce reseller programme / Partner programme - Apto app - how does work?

Salesforce allows you to build an application, called an OEM application, where your subscribers do not pay salesforce.com directly for licenses, but instead pay the OEM partner directly. In turn, the ...
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How to load configuration from custom meta data

Custom Metadata isn't just a drop-in configuration load/save system. It acts in most cases like other metadata objects and variables in Apex and is subject to exactly the same syntax and limitations. ...
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System.CalloutException: Unable to tunnel through proxy. Proxy returns "HTTP/1.0 404 Not Found"

This has to be resolved at the client end to which you are making the webservice callout . Ask your other Team who have created that webservice and check whether they have white-listed salesforce IP'...
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Read only field not working in page layout

Are you doing this as a system admin? System Admin profile has the option "Edit Read Only Fields" under "Administrative Permissions" and this means that profile is always able to edit read only ...
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How to write Address.settings in order to implement Country Picklists via Metadata API (eclipse)?

I'm one of the developers who worked on this feature. You're not missing anything. Currently, the setup UI is the only way to change the display labels of states and countries. While SCP is off, you ...
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How to enable Einstein and configure it?

Einstein is an AI on top of various cloud offerings like sales, service, marketing ,community and so on . Some of the features are baked into platform and freely available while rest you will need ...
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what is difference between caseteams and queues?

A case team is simply a group of individuals working on a case; there are multiple people involved in the resolution of the case. For example, a case might need a service tech to take care of the ...
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how to monitor user training for my org

You can do this by navigating to Setup -> Manage Users -> Training History Here is the documentation where it states this https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=monitoring_training_history....
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How can I use a VisualForce page to set a custom setting field?

You can set them via Apex controller. Here is some documentation So it would be something like this (for hierarchy settings): Apex: public String myValueFromPage{get; set;} public void saveMyValue(...
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How to query the count of child records in soql

You can use aggregate query Select count(Id) totalChilds, Account__c from SVMXC__Site_c GROUP BY Account__c As suggested by @javanoob you can add limit as well Select count(Id) totalChilds, ...
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Hide a Field From ONE User

You should opt for Permission set. Only thing is that permission cannot be revoked through the use of permission set. So, create/edit profile with minimum permission (without READ access) and create ...
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Access Control mechanism of Activity Object?

The OWD definition of Private for activities is little different than how it works for other objects . When you put private as an organization wide default for activities the following is true: ...
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changing communities domain name

Support organization has the ability to change the force.com domain name with the proper validation. You can log a case. Keep in mind any domain name change might take up to 24 hours to be effective ...
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Architecture idea

Salesforce only runs its proprietary language and stack. You can't introduce other languages or components. Salesforce own Heroku that supports multiple languages including Python and has Salesforce ...
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Cloning Production org is possible?

You're correct, most of those settings aren't available through the normal Metadata APIs. I can think of two simple solutions to this problem. First, ask salesforce if they'll do it for you. They (...
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Developer Edition & Summer 16?

You can sign up for a pre-release version of the Summer 16 org . To roll out Summer 16 in your developer org as per trust site it will be released on 12th of June .
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add field to opportunity?

This sounds like an exam question. If that's true, then answering it for you would defeat the purpose of the exam. If you haven't done so already, I'd suggest going to Salesforce Trailhead to learn ...
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Is there a 'rule of thumb' on the upper limit of how many related records in related objects an object should have to avoid slow page loading?

For the best optimization, a Parent object should not have more than 100000 records of its child because it will slow down the process and will prevent you from deleting child records as per the ...
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Search Result missing from search layouts

Does the object in the org missing search results have a tab created ? Search and tabs are connected, if you do not have a tab for the object/ the user does not have access to the tab the search ...
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What does @isTest include and exclude from testing setup of Apex classes

Isolation of Test Data from Organization Data in Unit Tests Starting with Apex code saved using Salesforce API version 24.0 and later, test methods don’t have access by default to pre-existing data ...
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How could we enable the global header bar on the top of the org landing page

This is global header in salesforce communities and it appears when you enable salesforce communities. Important The global header is visible only in Salesforce orgs using Salesforce Classic. ...
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