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I'm in a test org where I've installed my managed package. I have a javascript button that is utilizing the AJAX Toolkit to get the namespace dynamically but its not working in this org (it works fine in others) I'm getting the error:

..invalid type sobject type ApexClass is not supported...

The error is verbose than that but thats the general message.

Here's the offending part of the button javascript:

var queryResult = sforce.connection.query("SELECT namespaceprefix FROM ApexClass WHERE name='Ctl_Form' LIMIT 1"); 

This works fine in other orgs, any idea what setting or configuration might not allow this? I'm logged in a a System Admin.

I also tested running a SOQL query against ApexClass in the dev console and that ran fine.

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    is this a Group /Professional/personal edition org ? – Rao Feb 5 '14 at 23:17
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    That was my first thought... sounds like an org where Apex isn't available. – Matt Lacey Feb 5 '14 at 23:32
  • Its an EE org provisioned from the Partner Portal. If Apex wasn't available I wouldn't be able to run the SOQL query in the Dev Console right? I also double checked and I can create an Apex class in the org directly. – Phil B Feb 6 '14 at 14:26
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So it turns out when the package was originally installed (months ago), there were API restrictions placed on the package. I had just pushed out an upgrade this time. Those API restrictions weren't allowing access to the ApexClass object from the AJAX toolkit.

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    Ah yes, I love that API restrictions always remove access to system objects, and the only way to work with them is to totally turn off API restrictions. – ca_peterson Feb 6 '14 at 22:16
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The user needs "View Setup and Configuration" permission to query the ApexClass object.

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Go to Setup, type "users" in Quick Find text box. Check the User Profile name you're using to access API. Edit the profile and set the permission Author Apex. This should fix it.

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