Salesforce Task Create
This handler uses Salesforce's REST API to add a new task to Salesforce. 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. Next, the handler makes a call to change the requesters email into their user id, which is what is actually used when assigning a task to a user. Then the task is made as a JSON object, with the Subject, Opportunity/Account (opportunity and account cannot be used together), Contact, and Comment values being obtained from the user inputted data. Lastly, that JSON task object that was just created is sent in the body of a REST call to Salesforce, where it is then created and stored in your Salesforce account.
Where to find the Client ID, Client Secret, Security Token and Salesforce Instance.
- After logging into Salesforce, the Salesforce Instance can be found in the URL to the left of the salesforce.com (ie. na15, cs13, etc.)
- Go to Setup, which is in the dropdown menu under your name in the upper righthand corner.
- On the left sidebar, your Security Token can be found under Personal Setup > My Personal Information > Reset My Security Token.
- To get the Client ID and Client Secret, Navigate back to Setup and go to Manage Apps.
- Create a new Connected App, and fill in the basic information for the app.
- Check the Enable OAuth Settings checkbox and put https://auth for your callback url.
- Under selected OAuth scopes, add Access and manage your data (api) to your selected scopes and save.
- Your Client ID and Client Secret will be found on the app information page that you were redirected to upon saving.
||Email of the user that the new task will be assigned to.
||Subject of the new task.
||Comment for the new task.
||The Id of the Contact that this task will be linked with.
||The Id of the Account that this task will be linked with (can't be used at the same time as Opportunity Id).
||The Id of the Opportunity that this task will be linked with (can't be used at the same time as Account Id).
||Test Task Name
||Description of the task
||Id for the newly created Task
Salesforce Task Create V1.2 (2017-09-07)
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
Added Task Id as a result
Removed salesforceinstance and added enabledebug_logging as info values
General cleanup of execute() and adding more debug logging
Salesforce Task Create V1 (2013-07-22)
- Initial version. See README for details.
- Salesforce Account Create
- Creates a Salesforce Account record with the given parameters and returns the Account Id of the created Account record.
- Salesforce Account Retrieve
- Retrieves a Salesforce Account record with the given Account Id.
- Salesforce Case Create
- Creates a Salesforce Account Case record with the given parameters and returns the Case Id of the created record. The parameters are mapped directly to their respective fields.
- Salesforce Contact Create
- Creates a Salesforce Contact record with the given parameters and returns the Contact Id of the created Contact record.
- Salesforce Contact Retrieve
- Retrieves a Salesforce Contact record with the given Contact Id.
- Salesforce Object Create
- Generically creates a Salesforce object given a type and a JSON body.
- Salesforce Object Delete
- Generically deletes a Salesforce object given a type and an id.
- Salesforce Object Retrieve
- Generically retrieves a Salesforce object given a type and an id.
- Salesforce Object Update
- Generically updates a Salesforce object with a given type, id, and JSON body.
- Salesforce Opportunity Create
- Creates a Salesforce Opportunity record with the given parameters and returns the id of the new Opportunity record.
- Salesforce Opportunity Retrieve
- Retrieves a Salesforce Opportunity record with the given parameters.
- Salesforce Opportunity Update
- Updates a Salesforce Opportunity record with the given parameters.
- Salesforce User Disable
- Disables a user account in Salesforce.
- Salesforce User Retrieve
- Retrieves a Salesforce User record with the given Username.