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Can u update system fields?

Hi, When I try to update or insert records in sales force from external system, is there a way I can change the system fields like last modified by or created by user..?

also, when i perform a login call, does sales force provide any other way of authenticating the user apart form entering the password+token to get the session id, I dont know how secure it is to give the password everytime my session ends or ..just wanted to see if there is any other way I can have the data securely moved..pls advise.

Nazeer AhamedNazeer Ahamed

Contact to get access to populate data in system fields.You can populate only when INSERT and not on UPDATE.

Regarding your question about changing the system fields, the answer is yes. Here's a link to a blog post by Jeff Douglas that provides details on what you need to do...