MDVA-42969: Related product rule only works when customer segment is set to all

The MDVA-42969 patch fixes the issue where the related product rule only works when the customer segment is set to all. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.1.13 is installed. The patch ID is MDVA-42969. Please note that the issue is scheduled to be fixed in Adobe Commerce 2.4.5.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.2-p1

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

  • Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.4.1 - 2.4.2-p2
The patch might become applicable to other versions with new Quality Patches Tool releases. To check if the patch is compatible with your Adobe Commerce version, update the magento/quality-patches package to the latest version and check the compatibility on the Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches page. Use the patch ID as a search keyword to locate the patch.


Related product rule only works when the customer segment is set to all.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Go to Stores > Configuration > Catalog > Rule-Based Product Relations and set Show Related Products = Rule-Based Only.

  2. Go to Customers > Segments and create a new segment: Apply To = Visitors and Registered Customers.

  3. Go to Marketing > Related Product Rules and create a new rule.

    code language-code
    Apply To = Related Products
    Customer Segments = All
    Products to Match = SKU = <select a SKU>
    Products to Display = SKU +is one of+ Constant Value (specify 1-3 products)
  4. Open the matching product on the storefront and verify that the Products to Display are shown.

  5. Modify the rule created in step three and set Customer Segments = Specific > Segment from step two.

  6. Open the matching product on the storefront.

Expected results:

Rule-Based Related Products are displayed on the storefront for visitors on the product because the customer segment is created with the following configuration:

Apply To = Visitors and Registered Customers

Actual results:

No Related Products are displayed.

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