Metadata deployments (change sets or package) show successful without error message but the expected components are not deployed

Metadata deployments (change sets or package) show successful without error message but the expected components are not deployed

Apex , AppExchange , Packaging , Metadata , User Interface , Eclipse IDE , Change Sets

Last updated 17 days ago ·Reference W-5276857 ·Reported By 25 users

Scheduled - Summer '20

Metadata deployments via change sets or packages may show that the deployment was successful without any error messages.

However, upon checking - the expected components are not actually deployed or present in the target org.

This may occur if your change set contains Apex and requires the deploy to run tests.

When deployment is committed with tests, there is an Apex post deploy compilation that occurs. If this process encounters an exception the deployment may silently fail and rollback the metadata changes without notice and despite the user interface indicating that the deployment was successful without any errors.

1. Upload a change set containing an Apex Class from a source org.

2. Attempt to deploy the change set in the target org.

Actual Result:
Deployment status will show success via setup's user interface however, components for change set or package are NOT deployed.

Expected Result:
Success status indicates success only. If failure then the status should reflect the appropriate error OR deploy metadata without rolling back transaction.

Please contact Support via a new case with reference to this Known Issue and internal article #000348983 to confirm whether your org may be impacted.

In your case please include a System Administrator's documented permission for Support to:

1. Run the fix or scrutiny to remove all Apex Class Identifiers from org. There is no adverse impact and this allows for a clean Apex recompilation.

Impact to customers should be minimal and we will not be touching any actual data and only internally used class identifiers. The impact will be momentary slowness as we invalidate the cache, run clean-up, and then recompile all the apex classes. Please provide a scheduled downtime for Support if needed or this may be done after hours if specified.

2. After Support has verified the scrutiny was successful, customer's will need to recompile all classes on org or provide login access and permission for Support to do so.

9/13/2018: The underlying error that causes the exception during the post deploy compilation is being tracked via the following Known Issue:

Reference: W-4968444
Errors caused by incorrectly mapped class members on package upgrade/install/uninstall/changeset.

9/17/2018: The workaround steps have been updated to recommend providing a time window for Support to run the fix in customer orgs.

Is it Fixed?

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