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Yaron DrorYaron Dror 

Does External objects support triggers?


Needed scenarion:
I have an inventory table is SAP Busines One database.
I need to be able to send alert to my Saleforce users when the invnetory list is being updated (under certain conditions)
I am thinking to utilize the new External Object feature.

Do you know If I can create triggers for an external object in Salesforce?
Gaurav NirwalGaurav Nirwal
Yes can use external objects in support triggers
Alba RivasAlba Rivas
As far as I know external objects don't support triggers. It's said in the documentation:

Here is a related idea you can vote:

Best regards
Mina Michel GorgyMina Michel Gorgy
Yaron, can you please share with us what you have done concerning your scenario above?