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Should DX Unlocked packages be used for app distribution to customers

TLDR: No, Unlocked Packages cannot be used like this. Anyone commercially distributing a Salesforce app must do so using Managed Packages. Also, Managed Packages offer many valuable features simply ...
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Version Control tightly integrated into the Platform - is this coming?

This feature is going to go into pilot in Winter or Spring '15. Note this idea being "Under Consideration" https://success.salesforce.com/ideaView?id=08730000000BrBKAA0.
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Upload unmanaged package on AppExchange, without being Salesforce ISV Partner?

You can join the partner program as an individual ISV partner and list free apps on the app exchange (managed or unmanaged) at no cost (I've done so!). However, you'll need to be fairly persistent ...
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Sign Up for an ISV Partner Account in the Partner Community

Partner Community sign up requires you to use corporate email address .Signing using gmail or yahoo mail or outlook will is not allowed .Only way i have managed to get access to a partner community is ...
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Upload unmanaged package on AppExchange, without being Salesforce ISV Partner?

You can upload and distribute unmanaged (and even managed) packages, but you won't be able to list it "publicly." Users can still install it if they can get a link to it, for example, from your ...
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Partner object - workbench says it's triggerable - but it's not

I talked to the team that owns the Partner SObject definition and they confirmed that it does not support Apex triggers. I've logged a bug internally (W-5266695) for them to investigate correcting ...
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Unable to deploy metadata from Partner Developer scratch org because of extra fields

Since the error is not so clear on why this is happening , this is where one needs to see whats the actual metadata for the object that is getting deployed. There is an environment variable in the DX ...
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How can I get access of environment Hub?

Environment hub is a general feature that you can request be enabled in any org. As a special warning, though, you should not turn on Environment Hub in your Managed Package Development Organization, ...
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How is SFDC implemented as a PRM (Partner Relationship Management) System?

In the standared, advised way in salsforce partners are indeed accounts. You can create hierarchies and add contacts under these accounts. This does not yet enable them to access salesforce. If you ...
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How to enable Push Upgrades for Managed Packages using Patch Organizations

Without being a partner it won't work at all on a public developer org. You'll get only this: So you could sign-up. The basic process shouldn't be too hard. If you are a partner you have it by ...
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No subscribers under Subscriber Organizations tab in license management app (LMA)

If you go to the Package in the LMA there is a "Refresh Licenses" button. Press that and then wait 24 hours for all the Subscriber information to be refreshed. Otherwise you need to wait for the ...
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Salesforce Partner Program for Consulting Partners

What is the cost for becoming a Salesforce Consulting Partner? Is the fee monthly, annual, etc? The costs depend on a variety of factors, outlined in the Consulting Program and the FAQ. I'm not going ...
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How can I enable permissions on the partner object for the api user?

According to docs : http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/api/Content/sforce_api_objects_partner.htm You must have the “View All Data” permission to access this object via the API. Go to ...
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Query Opportunity join on Partner account lookup (Join two quries)

If you have introduced a new Lookup relation from Opportunity to Account as Partner_Account__c, first check the relation API name by generating a WSDL (Settings > Develop > API > Generate WSDL). Then ...
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Can I publish a managed package on AppExchange that was made in a different developer org?

You can link your dev org to the ISV org you are provided with. Once you get the nomenclature and process down it will go quickly.....But rest assured that you will be able to link up the existing dev ...
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a formula field displaying an image is not working in partner community sf1, but is fine on sf desktop

This seems to be working in my org when using ImageServer instead of FileDownload. I also have the instance stuff stripped out from the start using a relative URL (may not be necessary). As an ...
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unable to utilize my licenses

You have to do it from the contact.... Create an account Create a contact under that account On the account, click enable as portal/partner or whatever it is On the contact click enable as community ...
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How do I get an ISV business org?

When your app is approved and passed security review, you can submit a case to have your ISV business org provisioned, or your current org upgraded to two full licenses, or two additional licenses ...
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How would we manage user licenses if we developer an OEM Embedded App

1.Even for OEM apps you should be getting the LMA app to manage and provision license .You will get a business org where you can have the LMA installed 2.Thats correct every customer will have an ...
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Version Control tightly integrated into the Platform - is this coming?

I think this all comes under the Umbrella name Salesforce.com Agile Accelerator which was announced in the Partner keynote on Dreamforce '14. Salesforce.com seems to soon release it's internal ...
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How can I get access of environment Hub?

First of all you would need a partner account if you want to have the environment hub and want to publish your app to appexchange. From partner account you can create a support ticket for getting ...
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Contact from Partner User are hidden from Partner Executives

Based on your description, it appears that the "missing" Contact is not associated with an Account. Contacts without Accounts are treated as private: A contact that isn’t linked to an account is ...
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Partner Community Licenses

Set Up Approvals for External Users in Your Community Customer and partner users in your community can be assigned as approvers on records or added directly to queues. They can see and take ...
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OAuth 2.0 login link for partners

After several tries, the most obvious solution in the end was https://theCompany.force.com/partner/services/oauth2/authorize?response_type=code&client_id=<your_client_id>&redirect_uri=&...
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Why new Developer Orgs spun with Environment Hub now have Status=Trial and do expire? I while ago it was Status=Free without expiration

July 2020 update: the DE orgs spin up as expected from the Env Hub. Listed as Free with no expiry date.
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How to bring salesforce report in .Net website?

You can use the Analytics REST API to both get a list of available reports, and to run the reports and extract the required data. In the simplest case you can get a list of reports. Then once you ...
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How long does it usually take to get approved for a Partner account?

Yes. The Partner Program is responsible for a lot of things, including reviewing managed packages, helping partners with various problems (patch orgs, fixing licenses, and so on), and, of course, ...
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Registered Partnership Clarification

Here are the answers from the Q&A section from 'Updates to the Salesforce Partner Program for Consulting Partners (Beginning February 1, 2016)' You find this at https://partners.salesforce.com/s/...
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Enable partner user to be 'manager' of another partner user

There is a difference between the Contact and the User. The Manager field on the Contact has no bearing on the community whatsoever - it's just your CRM data. (I am assuming you are using Partner ...
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sObject type 'Partner' is not supported

I ran into the same problem with my Opportunity Trigger. However I query the Partner object in a separate class called by the Opportunity Trigger, so just putting without sharing in the class ...
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