How to send your database odbc.jpg (1207 bytes)
for conversion from SalesForce

First sign up for the option that allows you to Download your Data in to CSV files, if necessary. 
See: http://www.salesforce.com/products/faq.jsp and
        https://help.salesforce.com/apex/HTViewHelpDoc?id=admin_exportdata.htm

Q. Can I house a backup of my Salesforce.com data at my own company?
A. You can receive a complete download of all your company data on salesforce.com by signing up for our Monthly Export Service.
        Please contact your Salesforce.com account manager for more information.

Then, there are 3 basic steps:

1. EXPORT THE DATA INTO CSV FILES


1. Administrative Setup, Data Management


2. Data Export, Include all data


3. Export Now, wait for ZIP file
It may take about 10 minutes. Click Refresh.


4. Download ZIP file   
Example: WE_00D3000000617oEAA_1.ZIP

      Select Administrative Setup, Data Management, Data Export

How to determine the number of records?

How can I see a list of all my contacts in salesforce.com?

To see a list of all contacts in salesforce, go to the Reports tab. From there, run a Mailing List report or a custom contact list report to show all "my" contacts in your organization.

Select a Date Range that is earlier than your first entry

 

2. COMPRESSING YOUR DATABASE  FILES

    Salesforce will put all your data into a Zip file containing the Comma Separated Value (CSV) files for each data table.
    It can be opened using WinZip.

3. SEND THE FILE TO OUR SECURE SERVER

   
Small (1-1000 records): Email your ZIP file to Convert@Cicorp.com

    Medium (1000-10000): Upload it to our Secure Server via a web browser

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    Large (over 10000):       Upload it using FTP (call for instructions and password)

    Remember to let us know the password if necessary to open the files.
    We will then perform the conversion.

4. DOWNLOAD the FINISHED ACT FILE
    When done, you can see your data in SalesForce.com
    Use the Admin record to check the conversion
    Let us know when you are satisfied with the results so we can delete your files.

More information for converting from:

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