2020-10-20 — ISVapp Blog

Salesforce Winter '21 Release Update

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Learn all about the newest Salesforce AppAnalytics Winter '21 Release features. We will cover new features and summarize all changes to the AppExchange App Analytics API that powers ISVapp.

This major Salesforce update comes with a big improvement to event monitoring: ISV and OEM partners now have access to additional event information as well as a full set of new event types. On top of that, all integrations can now be tested with the newly introduced App Analytics Simulation Mode.

Salesforce app analytics isv data usage after winter 21

New Event Types

Salesforce continues to add support for additional event types. This update adds a total of 5 types to the list of supported events. Events triggered through the following channels are now fully supported by the App Analytics API:

  • Apex Batch Jobs

  • Apex SOAP Web Services

  • Apex Scheduled Jobs

  • Visualforce Remoting

  • Platform Events

ISVapp supports all event types provided by the App Analytics API. Head to our Helpcenter to learn more about all event types that are currently covered by the API.

Additional Event Information

Salesforce now tracks events originating from Sandbox organizations. Result data will therefore now include new information that allows you to distinguish between Production and Sandbox events. Additionally, Apex class and method names, as well as details regarding the newly supported Platform Events have been added to the results returned by the API.

The following fields will be included in any result data that has been requested after the Winter ‘21 Release rollout:


  • class_name

  • method_name


  • organization_name

  • organization_type

  • cloned_from_organization_id

Platform Events

  • event

  • event_subscriber

  • event_count

App Analytics Simulation Mode

This mode allows you to test App Analytics query request insertion in any development environment. While you had to go through the effort of creating a separate test environment or even tested directly in your production Partner Development Organization (PBO), you now have the possibility to test your integrations in a dedicated test environment.

You can find a detailed step-by-step guide in the official Salesforce documentation: https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.packagingGuide.meta/packagingGuide/app_analytics_test_custom_integrations.htm

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