Data Backup

Support documentation for using Gearset's data backup and restore functionality to keep your Salesforce records safe

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Creating your first data backup job

Backup your metadata and data records with Gearset
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Unexpected changed records in Data backup runs

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Written by Valerio Chang
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Deleting a record from a data backup job

How to remove records from your backups as part of your compliance or legal requirements
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Written by Jason Mann
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Why aren't all files being backed up from my org?

Salesforce Files unifies all your users' files, documents, content, and attachments in Lightning Experience.
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Written by Luke
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Why are LastReferencedDate and LastViewedDate fields not backed up?

The fields are used internally by Salesforce to keep track of recently viewed and recently referenced records by the current user.
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Restoring data from a data backup job

Use Gearset's data backup jobs to easily restore lost or corrupted data to your Salesforce orgs
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Restoring single records from a data backup job

Use Gearset's data backup jobs to easily restore a single lost or corrupted record to your Salesforce orgs
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Written by Valerio Chang
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Restoring metadata from a data backup job

Use Gearset's data backup jobs to easily restore configuration settings in your orgs
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Written by Jason Mann
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Backup support for Knowledge Articles

How Gearset backs up __kav records, KnowledgeArticleVersion
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Written by Alex Walter
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Backup support for Custom Metadata Types ("__mdt" objects)

How data backup jobs back up Custom Metadata Types and how best to monitor changes
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Written by Alex Walter
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Data backup restore How-To: Restoring a deleted Opportunity and its Account

A data restore example with dependencies
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Written by Alex Walter
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Transferring Data backup job ownership

Has a colleague moved from the team or changed roles? Change the owner of any existing data backup jobs
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A data backup job's first run

How new data backup jobs back up record data and files
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Written by Valerio Chang
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Restoring deleted records with related records

Restoring records and their associated deleted child records
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Written by Alex Walter
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Restoring Files and Attachments from a backup job

Gearset can restore deleted files (ContentDocument) and attachments from a data backup job
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Written by Alex Walter
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How can I view particular record ID in the data backup runs?

Look for a specific record ID in Gearset's data backup runs.
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Written by Valerio Chang
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Restoring a record that has been merged in Salesforce

How can you restore a Salesforce record to its original state after merging it?
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Written by Claudia McPhail
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Can I backup a formula field?

Data backup and why it's not possible to backup a calculated field.
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Written by Valerio Chang
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Restoring changed fields from a data backup job

Restoring unwanted changes in specified fields in an object, while leaving the good changes in place
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Written by Alex Walter
Updated over a week ago