Invalid field:SOLUTION.ISSUE in related list:RelatedSolutionList Error when deploying Case Page Layouts
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Invalid field:SOLUTION.ISSUE in related list:RelatedSolutionList Error when deploying Case Page Layouts

Metadata , Sandbox

Last updated 2016-12-08 ·Reference W-2548487 ·Reported By 17 users

Fixed - Spring '16 Patch 2.0

* MDAPI Deployment to Sandbox fails when the payload contains Case Page Layout, and the page layout contains RelatedSolutionList
* This problem is only reproducible on Sandbox and is intermittent

Please note:
Other variation of this bug can be seen in Asyncronous APEX jobs also. For rg:
Access to entity 'ExternalEventMapping' denied Error occurs randomly when descerializing instance of Apex job .
.This problem can be reproduced in both Sandbox and Production unlike the above mentioned Solution Related List Error.

Reproduction Steps for Invalid field:SOLUTION.ISSUE in related list:RelatedSolutionList Error
>Create a Case Page Layout with Solutions Related List in it.
>Retrieve and deploy to a different Sandbox using Metadata API

Reproduction Steps for "ExternalEventMapping" Error:
>create the following batch apex class:
public class MyBatchJob implements Database.Batchable<sObject>, Database.Stateful {
Map<String, Schema.SObjectType> sfObjects;
public MyBatchJob() {
sfObjects = Schema.getGlobalDescribe();
public Database.QueryLocator start(Database.BatchableContext BC){
return Database.getQueryLocator('SELECT ID FROM User limit 10');

public void execute(Database.BatchableContext BC, List<sObject> scope){

public void finish(Database.BatchableContext BC){
global class MyScheduledJob implements Schedulable {
global void execute(SchedulableContext SC) {
Database.executeBatch(new MyBatchJob());

global static void scheduleThis() {
List<CronTrigger> jobs = [SELECT Id, CronJobDetail.Name FROM CronTrigger WHERE CronJobDetail.Name='My Job'];
if (jobs.size() != 0) {
for(CronTrigger job : jobs) System.abortJob(job.Id);
Datetime now =;
String sch = now.second() + ' ' + now.minute() + ' * * * ? *';
System.schedule('My Job', sch, new MyScheduledJob());

Workaround for Invalid field:SOLUTION.ISSUE in related list:RelatedSolutionList Error
-Remove the relatedlist for RelatedSolutionList from the case page layout - this will allow you to deploy successfully

Workaround for "ExternalEventMapping" Error:
- is to make the sObjects variable static so it can be excluded from serializable targets.

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