Resolving common issues with comparisons and deployments
By Valerio and 23 others24 authors90 articles
How to solve "unknown git error" when connecting to custom git repository
Why am I seeing LIMIT_EXCEEDED error during deployments?
False permissions and CI jobs
How can I resolve the error 'Cannot specify a gender for a gender neutral language'?
How can I resolve the error "The resource data for the static resource ‘...’ appears to be missing, although the XML file is present..."?
Why can’t I find specific metadata in my Gearset comparison results?
How to use the bisection method to debug retrieval errors?
How to solve the Salesforce error "You can't edit tab settings for DelegatedAccount, as it's not a valid tab."
Why is my metadata deployed to source control in SFDX source or MDAPI format?
Which destructive changes does the metadata API not handle?
Gearset cannot retrieve standard tabs
Why are my managed package metadata components not showing up?
Why can't I find my difference?
Why can't I compare the standard matching rules?
Why is XML order of some metadata in the comparison results different?
Why are there metadata differences in my freshly refreshed sandbox?
A note on deploying custom object permissions on new profiles
Why can't I see any Apex classes in my comparison?
Common causes of slow validations or deployments
Changes to Flows in v44 of the metadata API
Why is the 'Changed on' or 'Changed by' sometimes incorrect?
Why 'Unknown' is sometimes displayed as the 'Changed by' value in the results table
Known issues when tracking Case Layouts across a time period
Incomplete permission report
How to resolve the "QuickText is not a valid Tab" error when deploying Profiles
How to resolve the Salesforce error INVALID_TYPE: Cannot use: WorkflowRule in this organization
Are you getting "Invalid api version" when deploying Apex classes?
Can Gearset migrate the Email Message Relation object and its encryption setting?
What can I do about the error message "Cannot modify managed object"?
How can I resolve the error 'No more than 10 columns may be specified in lookupPhoneDialogsAdditionalFields'?
Deploying Einstein Analytics with Gearset
Why do irrelevant validations show up in my pull request in GitHub?
Issue with using AzureDevOps extension to resolve conflicts
Metadata missing when committing to git branches
Whitespace changes for DX repos
Structuring your source control repository
Common problems with viewing metadata in source control
Tips for comparing metadata in source control repositories
Connecting to popular on-premise source control systems
Does your GitHub connection give the error "Gearset can't find any repositories"?
Why do I need to re-authenticate my Bitbucket Cloud connection?
Troubleshooting Azure DevOps connection
What does a commit being ‘ahead’ or ‘behind’ mean when looking at my branches in GitHub?
CI job and pipeline webhooks
Salesforce namespace being added to XML node(s) in Source control
Resolving Validation Errors - "Must Specify a Non-Empty Label for the Custom Object"
Resolving Validation Errors - "xxx does not exist or is not a valid override for action yyy"
Resolving Validation Errors - "The sharing calculation you requested can't be processed right now...".
Resolving Validation Errors - "Control field value <xxx> not found, valid values are <yyy>"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Cannot specify: inlineHelpText for platform event field"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Test only deployment cannot update a field from a Lookup to MasterDetail"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Test only deployment cannot update a field from a MasterDetail to Lookup"
Resolving UNKNOWN Errors - "UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION: An unexpected error occurred. Please include this ErrorId if you contact support:"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Cannot set sharingModel to ControlledByParent on a CustomObject without a MasterDetail relationship field"
Resolving Validation Errors - "CustomObjectTranslation Couldn't locate layout section:xxx in layout yyy"
Resolving Validation Errors - "CustomApplication - You specified one or more duplicate ProfileActionOverride values."
Resolving Validation Errors - "Permission xxx depends on permission(s): yyy"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Picklist value: <xxx> in picklist: <yyy> not found."
Resolving Validation Errors - "INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS_ON_CROSS_REFERENCE_ENTITY: insufficient access rights on cross-reference id: "xxx""
Resolving Validation Errors - "Invalid Cross Reference ID"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Couldn't locate layout section: <xxx> in layout <yyy>"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Custom metadata type "XXX_mdt" is not available in this organization"
Resolving Validation Errors - "RecordType (Screen Component) - inputsOnNextNavToAssocScm isn't supported for fieldType <xxx>"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Field: field, value <xxx> appears more than once"
Resolving Validation Errors - "The approver null has an invalid type. Replace PreviousApprover with a valid enumeration value"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Invalid element reference <xxx> not found for target"
Resolving Validation Errors - "The field apiVersion can't be "<xxx>""
Resolving Validation Errors - "Failure DestructiveChanges.xml"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Unsupported custom field type conversion attempted."
Resolving Validation Errors - "There is more than one instance identifier with the same name <xxx>"
Resolving Validation Errors - "ControlledByParent is not a valid sharing model for Asset"
Resolving Validation Errors - "Invalid field name <xxx>" on Report metadata type
Resolving Validation Errors - "Duplicate label <xxx>" for deployment with Global Value Set metadata type