How to deploy Person Accounts metadata with CopadoThe metadata related to the Person Accounts feature in Salesforce is supported by Copado but, it's important to have in mind the details below related to this feature when moving components.
Person Accounts Layouts.
Can only be assigned to Person Account Record Types.
The name in the grid will be PersonAccount.LayoutName
Person Accounts Record Types.
Only Person Account Layouts can be assigned to them.
The name in the grid will be PersonAccount.RecordTypeName
When the Person Accounts feature is enable in the org, some of the Standard Contact Fields will be created in the Account object adding "Person" to the API name of the fields. These fields are new independent fields in the Account object.
The name in the grid will be Account.PersonFieldName
Standard Contact Fields.
There are no changes in the standard Contact fields but, when selecting a standard Contact field in the grind, you have to make sure you are selecting the right one. If you want to move the Contact field and not the Person Account field, you must select the one with name Contact.FieldName
Custom Contact Fields.
These fields will be visible in the Account object but they are not duplicated. Changes in the Custom Contact fields are reflected in the same fields in the Account object.
The fields are displayed in the grid as any other field.