Use this tag for questions about the ArcSDE (Spatial Database Engine) component of Esri's ArcGIS for Server that is one way to enable access to spatial data stored in a Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).

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Why do file geodatabase and SDE readers produce different fme_geometry types?

I have one very simple workbench that I am running against both SDE (9.3) and FGDB (10.0) sources. I noticed two different fme_geometry values for same type of objects. For the first one, i.e SDE ...
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ArcObjects : Out of Server Memory when reconciling a large edit session

One of our users has been periodically experiencing Out of Server Memory errors with ArcSDE 10.0 when trying to reconcile a large edit session. VMware ESX Instance: Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Creating materialized view from ArcSDE layer

In the past I've used materialized views in Oracle to replicate non-spatial data from one database to another. I'd like to do the same thing with an ArcSDE feature class, but I'm wondering how that ...
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How to repair Geometric Network in Versioned ArcSDE Geodatabase?

Our Versioned ArcSDE workflow has a feature dataset with Geometric Network in the parent (Default), which users derive in their own versions. It is now observed that in some versions, the geometric ...
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Rename the output file ArcGIS

I am copying a tons of features from a file geodatabase to a database server. First I created an enterprise geodatabase connenction and after a database connection. In the first step I added a ...
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Is it possible to change or reconfigure a domain owner on SDE?

We have had to reconfigure a few things within a geodatabase managed in SDE. This inadvertently has caused some issues updating the domains within the gdb, to the point where not even the DBO can ...
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How to hide system tables of oracle in sde connection?

I connected to oracle 11g r2 with ArcGIS 10.2 using SDE connection. The connection is ok but in the connection i see system tables of APEX_030200 and other schemas. Same question is in the Geonet ...
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Attaching old archive table (_h) back to original feature class on re-enabling geodatabase archiving?

I'm trying to figure out a way to update the schema of an archived feature class. There was a lot of discussion about this from 2012 and prior. https://geonet.esri.com/message/115340#115340 < -- ...
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Save edits before disconnecting users from enterprise geodatabase?

Is there any method that enables the Administrator to save the users edits before disconnecting them for an enterprise geodatabase. Because I am disconnecting users as shown in the screenshot, but ...
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Any way to speed up an append of data to SDE database while it is still versioned?

My group works on a database and about once a month I receive data that must be appended. This process has required me to reconcile and post all versions to default. I then pull down the database ...
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Changing workspace path of query layer using ArcPy?

I'm trying to change the workspace path of a query layer using the code below and it always breaks. The layer is connected to a view in an Oracle Spatial 10g database. The database is SDE enabled ...
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ArcObjects Memory Leak with IWorkspaceEdit?

I have ArcGIS 10.1 installed. I have created a function for copying all of the features from one shapefile to another using IFeatureBuffer, now every time the function when it is called, it takes ...
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Pulling ArcSDE feature classes from current map to fieldmapping as DETable?

I'm working with SDE layers in arcmap. trying to avoid pointing to the sde file itself. I've tried workspace.Pathname, it was empty for sde remote workspace. I've also tried IName from workspace, ...
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Which edition of ArcGIS for Server and which capacity level?

I need to define the edition of ArcGIS for Server product to invest for a small scale oil & gas company. What we need is to be able to: Work on a geodatabase with 2-3 concurrent desktop users ...
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What are the pros/cons of using an MSSQL SDE Database rather than a File-gdb in ArcGIS Server

I have taken over an ArcSDE 9.3 Enterprise database setup which has around 80% of it´s vector data in an MSSQL SDE Database system and 20% in FileGDB on the application server. I am trying to ...
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New SQL Monitor Showing Database Deadlocks, Should I be alarmed?

We recently installed a SQL Monitoring tool that is raising High Alerts for SQL Server Deadlocks on my SDE database at random times during the day. Using the information provided in the Alert I have ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 & SQL Server 2012

We currently updated to SQL Server 2012 and now we are encountering a slower performance when connecting to the geodatabase on SQL Server 2012. Here are the things that we tried to fix the issue: - ...
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Error opening feature class from SDE (which can be opened in another application)

We're using ArcGis 10.1 with ArcSDE 9.3.1 on Oracle 10g. I've got 2 layers that cannot be opened or modified with ArcCatalog or ArcMap (but they show up in the list. Everything worked just fine ...
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Create ESRI ArcSDE Connection File (.sde) using Python/ArcPy at the ArcView license level?

Is there an alternative way to create ArcSDE connections in ArcGIS 10.0 using Python at the ArcView license level? I need to create 4 separate connection files for a MXD SDE data source re-point tool. ...
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ArcSDE Database Refactoring Tools?

We are using liquibase as evolutionary DB change management tool in our applications, it works great when we use it in "common" database schemas. But we also work with GIS applications using esri ...
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How to get WKT from SHAPE column in the ArcSDE geodatabase?

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase running on top of SQL Server 2008. A table for a feature layer was added from ArcCatalog. The SHAPE column is a type of int which was automatically converted from ...
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Can shp2sde on ArcSDE 9.3 server operate with SDE 10.3 database?

We have 2 servers running ArcSDE 9.3, and one Oracle database at SDE 9.3. Only one of the ArcSDE 9.3 servers is to be upgraded to ArcSDE 10.3, and the Oracle SDE database will be migrated from SDE 9.3 ...
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Unable to add feature class based on database view in ArcMap

To solve Rendering features based on relationships using ArcGIS for Server?, we created a view in the database that joins the two tables together. That works fine. I see the feature class in ...
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Where do field aliases reside in an SDE database?

If I want to get field aliases for an SDE table through pure SQL, what table do I query? My geodatabase was created with ArcGIS 10.1 in an Oracle database.
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Locking geometry of ArcSDE feature class from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. Does anyone know how I can allow editors to select features and update attributes of an ArcSDE feature class but prevent accidental edits (shifts/deletions) to the geometry? ...
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Controlling precision of coordinates returned from ArcGIS for Server service?

I have a REST service that returns shapes as json. The shapes represent various natural features. The problem is the precision of the coordinates. Currently, 11 decimal places of precision are ...
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Creating Checkout Replica in ArcObjects (from ArcSDE geodatabse to file geodatabase)?

I'm trying to create a checkout replica of some feature classes from an ArcSDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase using ArcObjects. I'm trying to follow this: How to create a replica in a connected ...
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Autonumbering using ArcGIS Web AppBuilder?

I work for a water utility division and we are using ArcMap 10.1 with attribute assistant. I used the AutoNumber method to auto increment and populate a field with the next highest integer. ...
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Loading feature linked annotation to existing sde Database

I have feature linked annotation (composite) in sde Databese and i need to add / load annotation from another Database FGDB, is there a way to do this? or i need to make all the prosses again (Lable ...
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Different SRID problem

Hi here is my problem, I have two geodatabases and i import a number(large) of tables from one to another by using arccatolog(ArcGIS 10.2). However the tables and indexes created on them are imported ...
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Arcpy cannot connect to SDE on PostgreSQL with 32-bit version

So I've been banging my head against a wall for awhile with this one. I recently setup an SDE database in Postgres, and all seemed good. I am able to connect to it from both ArcMap and ArcCatalog, ...
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Are there naming rules for direct connections from ArcGIS to PostgreSQL?

I don't have problem direct connecting arcgis to postgresql if my database name contains only letters, but when the name contains dashes or underscore e.g:"gisdb-dev", I receive an error when setting ...
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arcpy geoprocessing service with sde database produces no output url

I'm trying to use a geoprocessing script to clip some data and return to the user (via url) the path to a zip file with the results of the clip. I also need to connect to an sde database. I can get ...
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Update Existing Feature Class by Replacing Features with Updated Versions from a Shapefile

I have a feature class in a versioned ArcSDE geodatabase with archiving enabled. I receive regular updates for this data in shapefile format. I want to be able to replace any features that have ...
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Bulk insert into MS SQL Creating ObjectID's

I am running an ETL from a spatial view into publication database. The view has results in duplicate ObjectID's. I started working with the get_ids SP example from ESRI, but that seems to be built ...
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Shoehorning hierarchial data into ArcSDE for MS SQL Server?

I've been tasked with creating a set of tables to store hierarchical data within an ArcSDE. This is in reference to utility data, i.e, a set of valves, control panels, actuators, etc (each ...
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Cannot Save Edits to File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2

When trying to edit a File Geodatabase Replica in QGIS 2.2, everything works as expected until the user saves their edits. When pressing save, all edits revert back to their original state with no ...
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Geodatabase Connection to Oracle Active Data Guard Standby

Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. ENVIRONMENT Database Server: Oracle 11.2.0.2.0 Single-Instance Database on Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise 64-bit Oracle Active Data Guard for ...
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Issues importing feature class to SDE SQL Server 2012

I have received an error indicating there could be issues with my geometry when attempting to import a feature class into SDE. I ran the check geometry tool. No issues. I have removed all fields ...
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Data loss after compressing geodatabase in ArcSDE

I suffer sometimes from data loss after compressing ArcSDE geodatabase, this geodatabase contains versioned feature classes, so the compressing script reconciles and compress the geodatabase: # ...
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Can .Net version of ArcGIS Server expose Oracle spatial data without ArcSDE, or is this limited to Java version?

I'm planning a new deployment of ArcGIS Server and I want to avoid using ArcSDE if possible. My vendor requires that we store our spatial data in Oracle and we prefer to use Microsoft server ...
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How to know Who is reconciling the Version to DEFAULT(Parent) in Geodatabase

We have Public DEFAULT version and working Versions(Child) have been created directly from DEFAULT. We have also provided Reconcile-Post Option to group of Users placed at separate locations. Hence ...
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Is it possible to re-point operational layers ArcGIS Mobile projects v.3.0

We have an ArcGIS mobile project with two operational layers for data collection. The layers source from a GIS server on the cloud, running on top of an SDE. The database has a feature dataset, and ...
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What is fastest way to copy feature dataset from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase in ModelBuilder?

What geoprocessing tool is the fastest for copying feature datasets from SDE to fgdb? I want to make a model in ModelBuilder that copies an entire featuredataset from my SDE database to a file ...
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View in ArcSDE 10.1 Problem

I have created a view by joining a feature layer and 2-3 other tables in ArcSDE database using help from James Richard Post. The view gets created fine in both SQL Server 2008 and also in SDE. In ...
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How to compress enterprise geodatabase with stored procedure?

I'm looking for a stored procedure in ArcSDE for SQL Server which performs geodatabase compression to include it in our daily maintenance plan. Is there any such thing in ArcSDE 10.0?
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ArcSDE error: “Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded ”

I have an ArcSDE error: " *Failed to connect to database. Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded " Did what ESRI recommended :" Check the value set for the CONNECTIONS parameter in ...
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Storing Shapes in database

What is more effective? Storing Shapes as shape column (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geodatabases/topology_basics.htm) in database? Or maybe store shapes in seperate tables ...
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ArcSDE Feature View in a GeoDatabase other than the Feature's Database

here is the problem I have been struggling with: We have our spatial features in an SDE enabled DB (call it DB1) and have a client DB which is SDE enabled as well (meaning geo-DB call it DB2) and ...
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Importing Rasters to ArcSDE 9.3.1 using sderaster

OK, I am trying to import a raster to 11g using the sderaster command. It is a stand alone jpg with a world file associated, and pyramids. Am I right in assuming I cannot import a JPG, I can only ...