sfdx force:source:pull loses Field Level Security

sfdx force:source:pull loses Field Level Security

Salesforce DX

Last updated 2019-02-09 ·Reference W-4976080 ·Reported By 76 users

Fixed - Spring '19

For SFDX pull requests, for field changes, pulled profiles lose previous Field Level Security from profile xml

1. Login to your environment

sfdx force:auth:web:login -d -a DevHub

2. Create your project:

sfdx force:project:create -n c:\project-myprojpullrepro

3. CD to your project directory and create a scratch org:

sfdx force:org:create -s -f config/project-scratch-def.json -a scratchOrg1

Success message is returned with your username

4. Login to the scratch org

sfdx force:org:open -u test-vjfatck6yelg@example.com (user your username here from step 3)

5. Once it opens the org in browser , create a field on any object, e.g. Create a custom text field on Account named "Field A"

Add Field Level Security for Profiles.


6. Run a pull

sfdx force:source:pull

User-added image

7. Navigate to the profiles folder in your project directory:

and open any profile xml for which FLS was added at step 5 , notice that the FLS exists for Field A

8. Now go back the browser where you are logged into the scratch org, and create another Text field on Account, Field B same as we created Field A above.

9. Do another pull and then open the same profile as step 7, notice that the previous FLS for Field A is gone and only contains FLS for Field B.

Use Metadata API


Fix profile xml manually

Is it Fixed?

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