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I have a GlobalValueSet in my managed package, and in a subscriber org I've added values to it. e.g. A 'Country' global picklist in the managed package, then in a subscriber org I add the countries I care about.

I'm trying to migrate those changes from one subscriber sandbox to another, however I'm getting an error:

[sf:deploy] Component Failures:

[sf:deploy] 1. globalValueSets/MY_NAMESPACE__Country.globalValueSet -- Error: Cannot modify managed object: entity=SharedPicklistDefinition, component=null, state=MANAGED_INSTALLED - picklists

Is there a way to migrate the values of a global picklist to another org, without having to manually create them in the target org?

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Using the Salesforce Migration Tool, you can put a global picklist to the build file like this (the API name has underscores between words but no suffix):

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<Package xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata">
    <types>
        <members>My_List_Name</members>
        <name>GlobalValueSet</name>
    </types>
    <version>38.0</version>
</Package>
  • I take it you're referring to the ANT Migration tool? – Adrian Larson Feb 6 '17 at 21:48
  • Yes, I meant the ANT migration tool. Thank you for the clarifying question. – ASturt Feb 6 '17 at 21:52
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    This doesn't seem to work for Global Picklists that are part of managed packages. – abd3721 Apr 3 '18 at 23:52

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