What is SFDC FILE Exporter?
It's a tool to extract salesforce files, Attachments etc. in its original format
Do I need to install Data Loader in order to use SFDC File Exporter?
No, You need not to have Data Loader installed on your system. SFDC File exporter works independently of data Loader.
What's the minimum System Requirement to use this app?
You must have JDK 1.8 installed on your system. As of now, SFDC File Exporter is available for windows only.
Do I need to be a API user to use this App?
Yes, you need to be a API user in order to use this App.
Which user should I use to extract the files/attachements?
We recommend you to use 'System Administrator' user to avoid any issues.
Can I extract file in its original format?
Yes, you can extract the files in its original format. You need to choose 'Real Attachment Names' as attachment name.
Is SFDC File Exporter free to use?
SFDC File expoter is free till Dec 31,2020. It will not be free after Dec 31,2020
Can I extract the attachments only for specific objects?
Yes, you can extract attachments for specific Objects too. You need to specify 'WHERE parent.type='Account' if you want to extract the attachment only for accounts, same goes for other objects too.
I am getting error message 'wsc.ExceptionHandler : Settings.txt(Access is denied) ' while setting the proxy.
If you have installed the app in 'Program files' OR 'Program Files(X86)' directory, then generally this problem happens. You can right click and choose 'Run as Administrator' to overcome this problem.
Is SFDC File Exporter available for Apple MAC PCs?
No, As of now SFDC File Exporter is available for Windows only.