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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 ...
Vivek M. Chawla's user avatar
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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 ...
Christian Carter's user avatar
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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 ...
Mohith Shrivastava's user avatar
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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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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 ...
Mohith Shrivastava's user avatar
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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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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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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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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 ...
Daniel Ballinger's user avatar
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Second Dev Org for 1st Gen Package Developement

Pretty shocked that an ISV is developing their package directly on the packaging org rather than using git, scratch orgs and the SF CLI. Moving to the latter "best practice" setup is the ...
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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 ...
Mohith Shrivastava's user avatar
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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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Moving a Namespace from one org to another

As per doc, Once a namespace prefix is created, it cannot be changed or deleted. The workaround is to move all your code to a new Developer Organization, Even support cannot move a namespace.
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Which actions should be completed before a package can be moved to another devhub?

So we are going through this and my customer has opened a case and these are the steps which we are doing. We need to link client customer namespace to the new devhub org. We need to remove error ...
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Role hierarchy not having Partner Manager and Partner Executive Role

You can refer to this documentation to set up the default number of roles. This has to be increased from communities settings
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Can we distribute a package before sending it for the security code Review?

Technically you can install an "uncertified" app on a customer's org (something allowed because customers can create their own apps as packages if they so choose). Note that you cannot ...
Phil W's user avatar
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Users not Being able to Login to Partner community directly from their Salesforce Contact

In one of the orgs I manage, we had a similar problem where after refreshing the sandbox, when you click on "Login as Experience User", it would redirect to the login page rather than ...
Katie Casella's user avatar
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What are the consequences of using 2GP but not distributing via the AppExchange?

There are many subscribers who use managed 1GP or 2GP as a way to manage their organization's metadata or provide a feature to one of their clients. The actual documentation states: Every version of ...
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Convert lead com.sforce.ws.ConnectionException error

This is fixed by Salesforce Spring 21 Release Patch 7.2 as written in the known issue. Ref: https://help.mulesoft.com/s/article/Salesforce-Connector-Convert-Lead-Operation-issue-with-...
Sergio Fernandez's user avatar
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add error from trigger when enabling partner user from contact

Contact trigger will not fire when you enable contact as portal user. I have checked it by creating a trigger on contact and enabled contact as a portal user. The last modified date remains the same. ...
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Internal user or community user for partners?

No, it's not a best way to open up a partner to internal salesforce org. I would prefer salesforce community: They will consume salesforce license which is costly and partner community login license ...
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The source report is based on a report type that is inaccessible to the dashboard's running user

I was able to fix this issue. Go to sharing settings with following steps Setup > Security > Sharing Settings then enable external Sharing. This will fix this issue. Thanks, Wishwa
Wishwa Sigera's user avatar
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External users inputing into the Org

Communities is the overarching design that unifies the portal experiences from the prior versions (e.g. Self-Service Portal, Customer Portal, Partner Portal, etc). You can create a Community for any ...
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Updating access level when updating a managed package

Profiles are not upgradable, so you can install them from within your package if this is a first installation, but if you are upgrading your package, and the profile exist allready, it won't be ...
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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 ...
Devendra's user avatar
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Platform Encryption Implications on Data Import/ Export

Thank you for raising this issue, the documentation is certainly confusing. Essentially, when a field is encrypted you should not be able to filter on it in the data import wizard as in other areas. ...
Alexandre Hersans's user avatar
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How do I get a list of our partners?

Accounts with Partners will give you a list of all customer accounts that are associated to other accounts via the Partner Role relationship. This is not what you want. In order to just get a list of ...
Guy Clairbois's user avatar
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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=&...
Kevin Kopf's user avatar
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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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