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I've created in ArcCatalog a Spatial Database Connection to an PostgreSQL database server. I've imported there all my data (from a local hard drive) and now I want to edit them. But apparently I cannot build a geometric network, neither a topology in my Feature Dataset.

The error message is like this:

"Cannot create geometric network. The selected feature dataset does not contain any feature classes which can participate in a new geometric network"

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This usually happens when you have either a topology or a geometric network, but I have neither.

I use postgreSQL 8.3 / ArcGIS 10.0 / ArcSDE for PostgreSQL 10

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Is it because I don't have PostGIS? –  Ligia Jun 6 '12 at 12:02
    
Installed PostGIS meanwhile –  Ligia Jun 6 '12 at 13:17
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Apparently the problem is the fact that I imported my data from my local drive. Somehow the imported data is still connected to the place from where I've imported the data and prevents me from creating a geometric network here. The solution would be to create the data all over again, but this would take ages. So? how can I solve this import thing and be able to create a geometric network in the same time?

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Check if the featureclasses are not registered as version.

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Hi! Thanks for helping to answer a question on this site. It would be helpful if you could add some more detail on how you do this and what it means for Ligia. –  Jay Guarneri Apr 3 '13 at 14:09
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