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I have been trying to update a nested object using simple_salesforce specifically been trying to update the Owner field in a Case object.

from simple_salesforce import Salesforce

sf = Salesforce(username = 'username',password = 'password',security_token='security_token', sandbox = False)

sf.Case.create({'Description':'stuff in description','Owner':'Owners User'})

Whenever I try to insert I get the following error:

Response content:

[{u'errorCode': u'INVALID_FIELD', u'message': u'The value provided for foreign key reference Owner is not a nested SObject'}]

Please, any help would be appreciated.

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To solve this query you'll have to use the OwnerId field and pass the ID of the owner.

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