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External Data Parameters

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Parameter Value: &xid=QueryAlias:ExternalConnection:QueryId * Requires:   If applicable



  • xid – Indicates an external data source
  • QueryAlias – Choose an alias for your query and enter it here. Required. Cannot contain spaces or special characters, and must be between 3 and 20 characters long. This QueryAlias becomes the dataset name in Template Builder and in your template.
  • ExternalConnection - ExternalConnection is the alias of the data connection you set up in Step 1) Set up and Configure external data sources.
  • QueryID – Salesforce Id of the Conga Query you set up in Step 2) Build your Conga Query.


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