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Integrate External Application with salesforce

Hi

Can anybody please assit me on how to integrate external application with in salesforce.

The business use case is there will a link in salesforce Account page and they need to redirect to external web application with the same User and role previlages.

Thanks in Advance!
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pbattissonpbattisson
When you say "same user and role priveledges" - how are your roles and permissions managed in the external application? The external application can be opened via a link and SSO setup to enable Salesforce users to login with the correct credentials but the permissions for an external application cannot be managed from within Salesforce. 

The most common way of enabling an external application to be viewed inline on Salesforce is to utilise Salesforce Canvas which allows you to display an externally hosted image via an iFrame and then pass through a series of parameters to it regarding the current context (e.g. user, record etc.)

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pbattissonpbattisson
When you say "same user and role priveledges" - how are your roles and permissions managed in the external application? The external application can be opened via a link and SSO setup to enable Salesforce users to login with the correct credentials but the permissions for an external application cannot be managed from within Salesforce. 

The most common way of enabling an external application to be viewed inline on Salesforce is to utilise Salesforce Canvas which allows you to display an externally hosted image via an iFrame and then pass through a series of parameters to it regarding the current context (e.g. user, record etc.)
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Hi pbattisson

Thank you so much for your reply!!!