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Salesforce Contact Create

Creates a Salesforce Contact record with the given parameters and returns the Contact Id of the created Contact record.

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Detailed Description

Creates a Salesforce Contact record with the given parameters and returns the Contact Id of the created Contact record. The first thing that the handler does is obtain an access token using the inputted info values, which is used to authenticate the rest of the calls that are made. The parameter inputs are then used to build a Contact object which is sent to the Salesforce REST API to create a Contact with those values.

#### Where to find the Client ID, Client Secret, Security Token

1. Go to Setup, which is in the dropdown menu under your name in the upper righthand corner.

2. On the left sidebar, your Security Token can be found under Personal Setup > My Personal Information > Reset My Security Token.

3. To get the Client ID and Client Secret, Navigate back to Setup and go to Manage Apps.

4. Create a new Connected App, and fill in the basic information for the app.

5. Check the Enable OAuth Settings checkbox and put https://auth for your callback url.

6. Under selected OAuth scopes, add Access and manage your data (api) to your selected scopes and save.

7. Your Client ID and Client Secret will be found on the app information page that you were redirected to upon saving.

Parameters

Name Description
Salutation Sets the Salutation field of the Contact record
First Name Sets the First Name field of the Contact record
Last Name Sets the Last Name field of the Contact record
Title Sets the Title field of the Contact record
Department Sets the Department field of the Contact record
Mailing Street Sets the Mailing Street field of the Contact record
Mailing City Sets the Mailing City field of the Contact record
Mailing State/Province Sets the Mailing State/Province field of the Contact record
Mailing Zip/Postal Code Sets the Mailing Zip/Postal Code field of the Contact record
Mailing Country Sets the Mailing Country field of the Contact record
Phone Sets the Phone field of the Contact record
Home Phone Sets the Home Phone field of the Contact record
Mobile Sets the Mobile field of the Contact record
Fax Sets the Fax field of the Contact record
Email Sets the Email field of the Contact record
Description Sets the Description field of the Contact record

Sample Configuration

Parameter Example Configuration
Salutation Mr
First Name Test
Last Name User
Title Department Lead
Department Developer
Mailing Street 1234 Cherry Ln
Mailing City St Paul
Mailing State/Province MN
Mailing Zip/Postal Code 55101
Mailing Country USA
Phone 555-555-5555
Home Phone 555-555-5555
Mobile 444-444-4444
Fax 333-333-3333
Email test.user@acme.com
Description A test user

Results

Name Description
Contact Id The Id of the Salesforce Contact record that was created

Change Log

Version Date Description
2 2017-09-11 * Due to Salesforce requiring TLS 1.2, this handler is only compatible with Task
* 4.2.0 and above due to needing a ruby version greater than 2.0.0
* Update Salesforce API version from v20.0 to v37.0
* Updated to fully use the REST API (including authentication)
* Add more logging while executing
1 2011-04-28 * Initial version. See README for details.