Generating a Client ID and Client Secret Key for Salesforce Connections

The steps in this help topic describe how to generate a Client ID and Client Secret Key for creating Salesforce connections.

  1. Go to your Salesforce site and log in.

  2. Go to Setup > Build > Create > Apps.

     

  3. Locate the Connected Apps section and then click the New button.

     

  4. Fill up all of the required fields in the Basic Information section of the form that displays.

     

  5. Fill the Callback URL field with the correct redirect URL using the form https://<server>:<port>/connections/oauthRedirectUrl, where the server and port are the URL of Knowledge Hub (e.g., https://10.0.10.100:8443/connections/oauthRedirectUrl), and then select all available OAuth Scopes. Note that Salesforce works only with the HTTPS protocol for all URLs, except localhost.

  6. Save all settings and then click Continue in the next page that displays.

    The Consumer Key (Client ID) and Consumer Secret (Client Secret) may be found as follows:

     

    These details must be used when creating your Salesforce connection.