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Reg:Users, Roles & Profiles


please just define the following things....


1. users

2. profiles

3. roles  and what are the differences?



please reply...




Best Answer chosen by Admin (Salesforce Developers) 
Imran MohammedImran Mohammed

Every User in salesforce org is identified with a username who can use the Salesforce apps for his business needs..

Profiles: Generally a profile contains settings and permissions which controls what the Users can do in a Salesforce org.

They control which apps the user can access, what administrative privileges he can have and what CRUD permissions he has on the objects.

Roles: Every User in Salesforce will have  Role assigned to him. Roles generally control the data visibility  for the Users in the org.


Every User in org will have a Single Profile and a Role assigned to him.