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229 thoughts on “Introduction to calling the Metadata API from Apex

  1. How to write test class for this.

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  3. Hello Andrew,

    Basically, I wanted to copy all profile settings from one profile to another profile.
    Is this possible using Metadata API? If not then can you inform me which profile settings can be accessed?

    I have tried updating Profile tabVisibility using metadata API, it works as expected. (Sometimes I get Read timed out error.)

    When I am trying to update fullName and userLicense of the profile, I got “System.CalloutException: IO Exception: Read timed out”. Not able to do this update.
    Do you have any idea about this?
    I have raised the issue regarding this in git as well – https://github.com/financialforcedev/apex-mdapi/issues/259

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