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When migrating from one Salesforce instance to another, can you prevent migrated objects from having new ID's?


Answer

**No**, we always create new records for migrated objects. Salesforce generates IDs automatically and doesn't allow us to enter IDs manually. One possible workaround is to create a custom field, populate it with the original record ID's and migrate it as custom field data - http://www.import2.com/questions/315-how-do-you-migrate-data-in-custom-fields
D076d991632e5cb293e56eac58d5a7ce Answered by Andrey Yamburg over 3 years ago