Before you begin

Ensure that you've already created a digital certificate as per your organization's security policy.

To generate a digital certificate, see the Salesforce documentation at https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.sfdx_dev.meta/sfdx_dev/sfdx_dev_auth_key_and_cert.htm.

1

Log in to Salesforce.

2

Click Setup at the top-right corner of the page.

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In the Quick Find box, enter App Manager to get to the Lightning Experience App Manager.

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Click New Connected App.

5

Update the basic information as needed, such as the connected app name and your email address.

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Select Enable OAuth Settings.

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Enter http://localhost:1717/OauthRedirect as a dummy callback URL.

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Select Use digital signatures.

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Upload the digital (X.509) certificate.

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Add appropriate OAuth scopes.

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Uncheck the Required Secret for Web Server Flow option.

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Click Save.

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From the API (Enable OAuth Settings) section, click Copy and save the Consumer Key. The consumer key is required to create the Salesforce Connector on Control Hub.

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Click Manage > Edit Policies.

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In the OAuth Policies section, select Admin approved users are pre-authorized for Permitted Users, and click OK.

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Click Save.

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Click Profiles > Manage Profiles.

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Select the user profiles that will be used to access the Connected App.