#SalesforceSummer24 – Update Records Using External IDs in REST API

#1MinuteTip #SalesforceSummer24 You can now update a record using the value of its external ID with the new updateOnly parameter in REST API.

Previously, you could only upsert a record using its external ID.

Product Area: Integration

Ensure that you are using API version 61.0 or later. When you use the flag updateOnly=true and if the record does not exist, Salesforce will return the response code 404 with message “The requested resource does not exist”.

Update Records Using External IDs in REST API

References & Useful URLs

  • For Related Summer ’24 Release Note Article – Click Here

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