Salesforce: Refresh List of Objects Mapped Through the Riva Connection

Article ID: 739
Last updated: 05 Nov, 2019

Riva Cloud

To refresh the list of objects mapped through the Riva Cloud Salesforce connection:

Riva On-Premise 2.4.46 or Earlier

For versions 2.4.47 or higher, see Review or update configured Salesforce metadata fields.

The Riva On-Premise connection for Salesforce includes an Object Definition tab that is used to view, add, and refresh the list of objects that are mapped through the connection. This tab is used in the following circumstances:

View the current list of Salesforce field names

To confirm the existing field mappings:

  1. Start the Riva Manager application. On the menu bar, select Setup.

  2. In the right pane, double-click the Salesforce connection object.

  3. In the CRM Connection Edit window that appears, select the Object Definition tab.

  4. On the Object Type drop-down list, select, for example, Contact.

    The current field mappings are displayed for the selected Object Type..

Refresh the list of objects mapped through the Riva On-Premise Connection for Salesforce

The Riva On-Premise connection for Salesforce stores a list of field mappings that are built when the first user is synced. If custom options are applied to identify Salesforce custom fields, the list is not immediately updated. The list needs to be refreshed before it recognizes the custom field names.

To refresh the Salesforce connection list of mappings for contacts:

  1. Start the Riva Manager application. On the menu bar, select Setup.

  2. In the right pane, double-click the Salesforce connection object.

  3. In the CRM Connection Edit window that appears, select the Object Definition tab.

  4. Select Refresh, and save the connection.

  5. Double-click the Salesforce connection, and select the Object Definition tab.

  6. On the Object Type drop-down list, select, for example, Contact.

    The list of mapped items in the CRM Connection Edit window displays...

    ... the custom field name that is defined in Salesforce, for example:

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Article ID: 739
Last updated: 05 Nov, 2019
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