Unlocked Package - Package creation fails due to feature "Account.sharing" & "Account.RecordType"
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Unlocked Package - Package creation fails due to feature "Account.sharing" & "Account.RecordType"

Salesforce DX

Last updated 2020-11-13 ·Reference W-7267729 ·Reported By 84 users

Fixed - Spring '20

For Unlocked Packaging these features "Account.Sharing" & "Account.RecordType" not yet supported feature in definition . So while creating a package version if there are any dependencies with these properties then that would fail.

1. Create a project

2. Login to dev hub

4. Put some resources (unzip force-app.zip which only incluses simple apex class)

5. Create a package (sfdx force:create:package -n AccountSharingTest -t Unlocked -r force-app

6. Modify your sfdx-project.json to add dependencies


"packageDirectories": [


"path": "force-app",

"default": true,

"package": "AccountSharingTest",

"versionName": "ver 0.1",

"versionNumber": "0.1.0.NEXT",

"dependencies": [


"package": "04t...."






7. Create a package version (sfdx force:package:version:create -p AccountSharingTest -w 30 -x -f config/project-scratch-def.json)

You will see following errors

Unlocked package version creation getting failed with an error : "An error occurred while trying to install a package dependency, ID 04t0I000000qrd6: Accounts Missing Organization Feature: Account.RecordType,An error occurred while trying to install a package dependency, ID 04t...: Accounts Missing Organization Feature: Account.Sharing"

To install successfully, some packages require that you define object-level sharing settings and default record types in the scratch org definition file before installation. Set the sharing settings and default record types with objectSettings.

The objectSettings option is a map. Each key is the lowercase name of an object, such as opportunity or account. The definition for each key is also a map with two possible values:

* sharingModel—Sets a sharing model. Different objects support different sharing models. Possible values of sharing models are:
- private
- read
- readWrite
- readWriteTransfer
- fullAccess
- controlledByParent
- controlledByCampaign
- controlledByLeadOrContent

* defaultRecordType—Creates a record type. This setting is required before installing a package that creates record types. Specify an alphanumeric string that starts with a lowercase letter.

In this sample scratch org definition file, we set a sharing model and a default record type for opportunity, and a default record type for account.

"orgName": "MyCompany",
"edition": "Developer",
"features": ["Communities", "ServiceCloud", "Chatbot"],
"settings": {
"communitiesSettings": {
"enableNetworksEnabled": true
"objectSettings": {
"opportunity": {
"sharingModel": "private",
"defaultRecordType": "default"
"account": {
"defaultRecordType": "default"

Is it Fixed?

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