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Using SOQL to access deleted records in the Workbench

Does the workbench keep record of deleted items indefinitely, or will they only show up in SOQL results if they are still in the recycle bin?

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Indefinitely? No.

 

Still in Recycle Bin? Yes.

 

You can also query deleted records for a two-hour window after they have been removed from the Recycle Bin. You can find more information about this here:

 

http://www.salesforcefast.com/2011/10/mass-undelete-from-system-log.html

 

Good luck!