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Access to .xml object and workflow files for PE org.


I'll keep this short.  We are merging orgs and as part of this I want to recreate the standard objects in one org (i.e. Accounts, Contacts) and temporarily store those records in CUSTOM objects in a new org.  In order to recreate their object in the new org I was wanting to simply connect to their org using eclipse, get the object and workflow .xml files, and then simply copy and paste most of them into the new custom objects to quickly get all the fields, etc. created.  However, the starting org is PE and therefore has no API access.  Is there any app (free) or anything else out there that would let me get those xml files in order to do this?

Unfortunately not.  Professional Edition doesn't support the metadata API under any circumstances.  Partner applications with a client ID can access the standard SOAP API, but that's it.  There's an idea to allow support for this, but it only has 280 points at the moment : https://success.salesforce.com/ideaView?id=08730000000BqHlAAK