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Connections and authentication

Which browsers does Gearset support?

The best browsers to use and a note on ad blockers
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Written by Ali Daw
Updated over a week ago

Which account should I use to log into Gearset?

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Written by Jason Mann
Updated over a week ago

How to change your Gearset login

What to do if you want to log in with a different account type or have lost your account access due to sandbox refresh
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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

Which Salesforce clouds does Gearset support?

Gearset supports the Sales Cloud and Service Cloud
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Written by Jason Mann
Updated over a week ago

What org types does Gearset support?

Gearset supports all Salesforce org types
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Written by Jason Mann
Updated over a week ago

What OAuth version does Gearset use?

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Written by Jason Mann
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How does Gearset's OAuth connection to orgs work?

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Written by Jason Mann
Updated over a week ago

Why does Gearset have two Connected Apps?

Explaining why you'll see "Gearset" and "Gearset Deploy" in the Connected Apps in your Salesforce org
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Written by Ali Daw
Updated over a week ago

Does Gearset support SSO?

Using your SSO configuration to log into your Gearset account
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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

What access does Gearset need when connecting to a Salesforce org?

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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

Does using Gearset install anything into my orgs?

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Written by Jason Mann
Updated over a week ago

Why can't I see all of my scratch orgs?

How to add scratch orgs created outside of Gearset, and how to access scratch orgs created in Gearset from other applications
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Written by Oli Lane
Updated over a week ago

Can I set a username and password on my scratch org?

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Written by Oli Lane
Updated over a week ago
Comparisons and deployments

What metadata types does Gearset support?

Gearset can support anything in the Salesforce metadata API
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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

How do I cancel a validation or deployment that has started?

Sometimes you need to cancel a validation or deployment in Gearset after kicking things off, how do you do that?
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Written by Kevin Boyle
Updated over a week ago

How do I change the API version that Gearset uses?

Gearset will try to choose the best API version depending on your source and target, but sometimes it can be useful to override that choice
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Written by Oli Lane
Updated over a week ago

Where are subcomponents, like Custom Fields, displayed in Gearset comparison results?

Are you also looking for Validation Rule, Business Process, WebLink (Custom Buttons) or Record Type in the comparison results?
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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

Why has Gearset added components of 'No difference' to my deployment package?

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Written by Ali Daw
Updated over a week ago

Retrieving Standard Value Sets with Gearset

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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

Are profile permissions showing up as "New" or "Deleted" when you know it's not the case?

A primer on how profile permissions show up differently for git and orgs
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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago

Should I source control managed packages?

Decide whether to deploy metadata associated with managed packages into version control
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Written by Ali Daw
Updated over a week ago

How can I uninstall managed packages from my source control repository?

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Written by Valerio
Updated over a week ago