Spring 19- Community/Partner users not able to do fetch user via apex in a community

Apex , Communities

Last updated 2019-02-08 ·Reference W-5758101 ·Reported By 1 users

Fixed - Spring '19 Patch 8.0

Spring’19 218 release - Partner users not able to fetch users via Apex "with sharing", in a Community with Control User Visibility perm enabled and OWD for External Access is set to Public for Users

Summary: Control Community User Visibility is Generally Available in Spring 19

(https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/spring19/release-notes/rn_networks_community_user_visibility.htm) .

SOQL - select Id,name from user where Id=’<internaluserID> will return 0 rows if internaluserID user is not member of same community as the community user

Expected: Partner should able to fetch users if apex component marked as with sharing and OWD for External Access is set to Public for Users

Login into a Spring 19 Sandbox org
To check if the Control Community User Visibility is enabled in an org.
NOTE- you do not need to enable this to replicate the issue

- Login as admin user
- Go to setup > All communities> Choose the community and click on workspaces
- Workspaces > Administration > Preferences.
- You will see the check box for “ See other members of this community”

- Setup:
- OWD for user object for External User sharing : Private
- Sharing Rule: Sharing rule should not be in place to share with community user.
- Internal Use you are querying in SOQL r: Internal User’s profile is not member of community

- Setup community with a Lightning Component.
- Create a Apex class without sharing and make a SOQL on user.
- Call the above apex class in your Lightning Component Helper.
- Use the above component in your Lightning Community on UI.
- Put a console debug statement for get the query result.
- Logged in as community user and confirm if user name returned in debug log.

- Use the following query in your apex controller on user object to get the result.

List<User> userList=[select Id,name from user where Id=:<External user ID>];

system.debug('user list@@'+userList);

- The same setting and code will work in Winter 19 org
- Actual Results- 0 row returned
- Expected results- Query should return results

Contact Salesforce support and refer the KI to turn off “ Control user visibility within a community” feature.

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