Import Tutorials

In this section, you can get familiar with the following tutorials on data import operations:

This tutorial describes how to import a file with Contacts for Accounts already existing in the Salesforce database. It demonstrates different ways of specifying IDs of existing master Salesforce objects when importing child objects.

This tutorial describes how to import a file with product prices from Dropbox to the Salesforce Product2 and PricebookEntry objects. It demonstrates a one-to-many import operation (data splitting).

This tutorial describes how to import Product, Customer, Order, and Order Detail tables from the Microsoft standard Northwind database on SQL Azure. It demonstrates a complex many-to-many import operation (when you import data from several tables with foreign key relations between them to several related Salesforce objects), creating a connection to SQL Azure, and how to preserve data relations between the source tables.

This tutorial describes how to import accounts together with attachments that are imported as a set of binary files. It demonstrates import of binary files.