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Increase the allowed number of External ID's on an object

Accounts & Contacts

We have maxed out the total number of external id's on the Contact object. We have a lot of systems that we dump data into salesforce from, all of which don't allow me to extend to add the SF contact ID so in order to cleanly map I put the system id for the contact into SF. It would really be helpful to have at least 1 if not 2 or 3 more fields that I could set as "external id".

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  • IdeaExchange Moderator - 6 years ago

    Per the Summer '14 release notes: The limit has been raised from three to seven for external IDs on custom fields.
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