Restoring Metadata

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    Metadata restore jobs allow you to recover metadata of the deleted objects. For example:

    • If you want to restore the connected app configuration, restore the ConnectedApp metadata file first. For more information, see Salesforce Documentation.
    • If you want to restore the session settings, restore the ProfileSessionSetting metadata file first. For more information, see Salesforce Documentation.
    • If you want to restore the password policies, restore the ProfilePasswordPolicy metadata file first. For more information, see Salesforce Documentation.
    • Reports and dashboards are also types of metadata that can be restored using this type of restore job.

    Important

    After you restore the metadata of a deleted Salesforce object, you must perform backup of this object before you start a record restore operation. The backup is required for the object to be displayed at step 5 of the restore job configuration wizard.

    To create a metadata restore job, perform the following steps:

    1. Launch the restore job configuration wizard.
    2. Specify a name and description for the restore job.
    3. Choose the restore type.
    4. Select a Salesforce organization.
    5. Select objects whose metadata will be restored.
    6. Review the restore list.
    7. Finish working with the wizard.