Open SSL for Salesforce – Certificates and Authenitication

Salesforce certificates and key pairs are used for signatures that verify a request is coming from your organization. They are used for authenticated SSL communications with an external web site, or when using your organization as an Identity Provider. You only need to generate a Salesforce certificate and key pair if you’re working with an […]

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Open Authentication – OAuth 2.0

OAuth 2.0 is the industry-standard protocol for authorization. OAuth 2.0 supersedes the work done on the original OAuth protocol created in 2006. OAuth 2.0 focuses on client developer simplicity while providing specific authorization flows for web applications, desktop applications, mobile phones, and living room devices. OAuth (Open Authorization) is an open protocol that provides secure […]

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Lightning Connect – Creating External Data Sources and External Objects

Salesforce Connect enables you to connect Salesforce to external legacy systems like Oracle, SAP, DB2, Microsoft SharePoint in real-time, without making copy/duplicate of any single record in the Salesforce org itself. Instead of copying the data directly into your org, you can use external objects to access the data in real-time via web service callouts, […]

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