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Provide an explicit permission to Enable Mass Data Management clients

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A user's ability to use the Data Loader (or other client like Workbench,, Jitterbit, etc) is currently dictated by the "API Enabled" profile permission. If they have that permission, they are able to log in through one of these clients. Their profile still dictates what they're allowed to do, but this is an easy way for users to mass download data, even if "Export Reports" has been removed from their profile.

It would be very helpful to have a specific permission we could enable / disable that would control user's ability to log in through one of these mass data management clients.

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  • Adam Torman - 7 years ago

    We are investigating the possibility of providing a solution so that you don't have to give out API Enabled permission to all of your users who have to access an API client like Data Loader. Please stay tuned. Thanks!
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