Salesforce Connection

The Salesforce Connection shared resource specifies the Salesforce connection information.

General

The following table shows the General panel of the Salesforce Connection shared resource:

Field Module Property? Description
Package No The name of the package that contains the Salesforce Connection shared resource.
Name No The name displayed as the label for the shared resource.
Description No Add a short description for the shared resource.

Connection Configuration

The following table shows the Connection Configuration panel of the Salesforce Connection shared resource:

Field Module Property? Description
Server URL Yes The URL you use when connecting to the Salesforce.com login server.

After selecting a WSDL for your project, the URL information is automatically filled in this field. If you reimport a different WSDL for your project, you must click Reload WSDL to refresh the WSDL URL for your project.

Note: You must maintain one Server URL when configuring the whole Salesforce project.
User Name Yes The user name to access the Salesforce.com server.
Password Yes The password to access the Salesforce.com server.
Note: In certain circumstances, you might have to append the security token to your password. A security token is an automatically-generated key from Salesforce.com. For example, if your password is mypassword, and their security token is XXXXXXXXXX, then you must enter mypasswordXXXXXXXXXX to log in.

For detailed information on when to use a security token and how to generate it, see salesforce.com Web Service API Developer's Guide.

Session Timeout (Min) Yes Specifies the duration for which the session is activated. The value set here must be less than or equal to the value set on the Salesforce.com website.

The default value is 120 minutes.

Test Connection No Click Test Connection to test whether the specified configuration fields result in a valid connection to a database in the Salesforce.com server.