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This task will update an existing record or existing fields on a record, and requires the Salesforce record ID to update the record. It will only update a single record, if you have multiple records to update, you can use this task as a sub-task of an XML Repeater task, or use the Bulk Salesforce Operation task instead.



The Salesforce connection to use, see Connecting to Salesforce

Input File

The XML file containing the data to be updated. XML node names must match the Salesforce API field names. Custom fields are supported, and are usually named like Account_Ref__. Values can only be provided for fields which are updateable. Note that the Id, CreatedDate, and CreatedById fields cannot be set by the task. The LastModifiedDate, LastModifiedById, and SystemModstamp fields will be updated automatically.

Object Id

The ID of the object to be updated e.g. 0015000000VALDtAAP

Object Type

The name of the object to create e.g. Account

Output File

The file to save the response from Salesforce to.

Zynk Settings

See Common Task Settings


You can find an example of how to use this task in the Salesforce to Sage 50 Integration article.

Sample input file, which will update the Name field and Balance__c custom field on a record in Salesforce:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
  <Name>Internetware Limited</Name>

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