How Salesforce Implements Restriction Rules – A Look Under the Hood

#1MinuteTip Traditionally, to control the visibility of records in Salesforce, we used to start with the most restrictive setting (i.e. setting OWD to Private for an object) and then opening up the access using various features like role hierarchy, sharing rules, teams etc. Salesforce grants this visibility using a “Share” objects for main object.

In Winter ’22 Release Salesforce came up with a mechanism to restrict the visibility of records. If you would like to understand how restriction rules are implemented in Salesforce, here is a nice post from Salesforce Engineering giving you a peek under the hood on how this is implemented.

Restriction Rules: Complementing Salesforce’s Record Access Control Mechanism

How Salesforce Implements Restriction Rules

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