Authorize Events

Authorizing the Events app allows the event data you create in Salesforce to be surfaced on your registration page. The user that authorizes events needs certain access in order for the integration to work.

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Did you use Candy Shop to install Events?

If you used Candy Shop to install Events, you do not need to authorize Events. The authorization process was already completed for you.

If the authorized user has a system admin profile, they need both an Events and Payments license with the:

  1. Events (Admin) Permission Set
  2. Payments (Admin) Permission Set

If the authorized user has a standard profile, they need both an Events and Payments license with the:

  1. Events (Admin) Permission Set
  2. Payments (Admin) Permission Set
  3. API Enabled
  4. Customize Application system permissions
  5. Sharing settings for Events is set to Public Read/Write
  6. 'View All' access to the Account, Contact, and Product objects along with 'Read' access to all fields on these objects

How to Authorize Events

  1. From the App Launcher, navigate to the Events Admin App.
  2. Click on Blackthorn | Events Admin tab.
  3. Click the Authorize the App button.
  1. Select Allow.
  1. If the authorization is successful, you'll receive a success message like the below:
  1. If reauthorizing as a new user (changing the existing authorized user), please make sure to reschedule all Blackthorn Events scheduled jobs as the new authorized user. Please follow the below steps:
    • Navigate to the Blackthorn | Events Admin tab
    • Click Scheduled Jobs
    • Click the Schedule Recommended Event Jobs button
    • You can see our scheduled jobs in Setup - Jobs - Scheduled Jobs. All of our job names start with Blackthorn | Events. These should all have the new authorized user listed under Submitted By.

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