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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ArcGIS Copy Features tool extremely slow when exporting to ArcSDE?

I have about 10 points in a file gdb that I am attempting to copy over to an sde feature set. In arcpy and in model builder it takes about a minute to execute. Do you know of any tips to speed this ...
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Database Connections folder is empty when viewed with ArcGIS tool

I'm trying to create an ArcGIS tool which accepts an SDE connection file as an input. I made a new interface with an input parameter and set the type to Database Connections. When I open the tool and ...
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Using sdemon command of ArcSDE?

I am pretty new to ArcGIS for Server and ArcSDE but cannot find a solution in the Esri Documentation or Forums. I don not know how to use sdemon or even where to start this command line tool.
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Why does arcpy append from file geodatabase to SDE fail?

I'm trying to append a feature class from a file geodatabase to an Arcsde featureclass using this line of code: arcpy.Append_management("parcel_copy", sde_path+"parcel" ,"NO_TEST") This line works ...
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ODBC connection to ArcSDE table shows old version in ArcMap?

I use an ODBC connection to an ArcSDE table to return a current list of features for reporting purposes. The connection is pointed at a Microsoft SQL ArcSDE server and the connection info matches ...
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Trouble creating ArcSDE Connection File

I'm having trouble creating a ArcSDE Connection File. When I bring up the GP tool to do this, I enter the folder I was save the sde file to, enter an name for the file 'MySDEConnect.sde', enter the ...
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Associating data in a form with an SDE Layer

I was wondering if there was a way to associate/persist some data about an SDE featureclass when viewing via ArcCatalog. I know you can have metadata - but I don't want to use that, and I'm pretty ...
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Is the “sdetable” command available with ArcGIS Workgroup

Is the "sdetable" command available with ArcGIS Workgroup, or only the Enterprise edition? We have ArcGIS Server Workgroup 9.3.1 and want to update some of the feature class tables with data from ...
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How to configure ST_GEOMETRY Access for Oracle 64 bit?

I'm trying to configure the Oracle extproc to access the geodatabase with SQL, using the documentation here. This is a Windows 2008 R2 server with 64 bit, and the Oracle server is also 64 bit. I'm ...
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Arcpy ListFeatureClasses in same workspace differs when run from ArcMap VS IDLE

This Works The following python script works when connecting to my dev ArcGIS server, from both the ArcMap python window and the IDLE python GUI/shell running on my dev workstation: import arcpy ...
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Using ArcGIS for Server and ArcSDE for importing shapefiles?

Is there a way to use ArcGIS Server web services to perform the task below? I have .NET ArcObjects code to import shapefiles to Spatial DB which works on ArcGIS for Desktop. This code used ArcSDE to ...
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Why does arcpy.TableToDomain_management require exclusive schema lock?

I'm talking about arcpy.TableToDomain_management, ArcGIS Server 10.2 It seems that this function requires exclusive SDE database schema lock. Something that we can't accept. We have ESRI domains but ...
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Replicate Geodatabase and append to main SDE database

I have my ArcSDE GDB on SQL Server 2005. This we are maintaining at our end at head office. Now we have installed ArcGIS editor license to regional offices. GIS technicians at regional offices can't ...
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Can't select geometry from Oracle DB using SQL

I'm trying to select the geometry field from an ArcSDE feature class in an Oracle 11g database (inside of a Python script via PyODBC). This is my query: SELECT SHAPE FROM USR.FEAT_CLASS This is ...
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Invalid SQL-Statement error when querying file-geodatabase table date field with arcobjects

I want to query a DateTime Field in a table in a file-geodatabase and I keep on getting the error "invalid sql statement" (Error Code: -2147220985) while that sql statement does not give me an error ...
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Model Builder or a python script for pulling SDE data in a single GDB file

Would like to know if Model Builder or a Python Script would be better for pulling dozens of fc from ArcSDE into a single .gdb file ? The tool will need to be run on a regular basis.
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arcgis geodatabase replica between different versions

We have 2 geodatabase corresponding to 2 systems. There is a replica between these 2 geodatabase all use version 10. Recently there is a version upgrade in the parent geodatabase. It will be upgraded ...
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Converting file geodatabase with coded domains to PostgreSQL / PostGIS?

We have several file gdb's and would like to convert these to Postgres / PostGIS. We've used ogr2ogr to transfer these files; however, some of the fields are stored as coded domains and the fields are ...
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Error while creating spatial database connection

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0, and I've already created my database using "ArcSDE for PostgreSQL Post installation" .. My database is successfully created in PostgreSQL and now that I'm trying to create a ...
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ArcSDE register with gdb vs register as versioned

When wanting to update tables within a sde gdb, is there a difference between registering as versioned vs registering with the gdb vs registering with sde? I've read the question below and it hints ...
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ArcSDE/SQL Server Permissions

I have an enterprise geodatabase with about 20 users. Each user has a corresponding schema. When in Arc Catalog, if only the owned schema box is checked in SQL Management studio I receive a ...
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Rebuilding Indexes in SDE Database throws “Could not get a lock.” error

While trying to do some maintenance on our SDE database but i am always getting a "Could not get a lock." error on the details section of the process. Do i need to setup something for me to ...
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Not enough memory in the file group “Primary”: SDE Database error with MSSQL

I got this error message whilst trying to load data into a raster in ArcMap 10.0. Underlying DBMS error [Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0: Eine neue Seite für die sde-Datenbank konnte nicht ...
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Analyze Datasets (Data Management) - what is the output?

I recently completed a Analyze Datasets procedure on my ArcGIS 10.1 SDE. However, I could not find a tangible output to review. Does anyone know where I can find the output?
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Arcsde and Oracle on same machine but while creating a Enterprise Geodatabase giving TNS Error

I have Installed Arcgis Desktop 10.2 and Oracle 11G and Arcsde 10.2 and oracle Client When I am Creating a Enterprise Geodatabase it is giving me this error: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the ...
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Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. Invalid network element id : Field is not editable

While reconciling a child version with the parent version, in a dataset containing Geometric network, the following error was noticed. Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. ...
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Has anyone experienced problems editing between ArcGIS 10.1 and an older ArcSDE geodatabase 9.3.1?

We are unable to edit feature classes in an ArcSDE 9.3.1 Versioned GDB using an ArcGIS 10.1 .mxd map. The feature classes are part of a geometric network. Previously we were able to edit feature ...
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SDE Versioned Data Editing Problem

ArcMap is telling our users that data from a certain feature dataset needs to be registered as versioned to edit. ArcCatalog is showing us that the feature dataset in the SDE is not registered as ...
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ArcSDE/ST_Geometry: Can I store polygon and point geometries in same row?

In the system I'm building, we've got a facility that can be represented as either a point, or a point within a polygon (the point in the polygon may or may not be the polygon's centroid). I'm using ...
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How to manage user privilege on layers to Arcgis 10 Desktop?

Problem: I am a Computer Analyst on a town hall. Here we have the sector A and B. Both work in ArcGIS 10 Desktop. The sector A has granted to access/edit everything. The sector A has all the ...
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Expecting ArcSDE service in Windows services?

I've been thrown into learning how ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server work. I'm trying to start a service using the default esri_sde on port 5151. I put it in both the ArcSDE and windows service files. When ...
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Filtering a Feature Class in using ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer

I'm using the following code in Flex to display all the features in a Feature Class defined in the "Data Layer". var dataLayer:ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer= map.getLayer("Data Layers") as ...
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Geodata Service in ArcGIS Java script api (3.1)

Can I use Geodata service in ArcGIS JavaScript API 3.1 ??? Background : I have simple map service and the all attribute data is stored in Sql Server database. I want to perform query operation on map ...
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How to replace corrupt representations stored in geodatabase using symbology from layer file?

I have a lyr file with symbology that I want to store in the database. Symbolology is already stored in the geodatabase but the symbology levels has been corrupted migrating from 9.3 to 10. Thus, I ...
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Convert Oracle schema to GeoDatabase using Direct Connect only

Either this is a gap in the documentation or I'm really missing something! I know that I can direct connect to an SDE GeoDatabase without needing ArcSDE to be installed on the database server, but I ...
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How to drop ArcSDE connection using Python scripting?

I want to be able to control connections to ArcSDE via python. Here is my script so far using ESRI's example. import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"SDEConnection" fcList = ...
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Multiple-machine deployment scenario. Solutions?

I have a virtual machine (let's call it machine no.1) on which I have installed Microsoft SQL Express 2008 R+ ArcSDE 10.0+ ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 +ArcGIS Server 10.0. Everything is connected and works ...
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Versioning geodatabases

I am trying to reconcile and post the edits. I would like to know if I can post the versions to two different parents. Could some one help me with c# coding on how to do this.
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Delta tables for versioning

I am doing versioning of sde. I have done this using the ArcMap. I want to look at the delta tables in sql server. In sql, I don't see the delta tables. I just see few tables named as a144. How do I ...
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Specifying which ArcSDE feature class Geoprocessing Service is to update?

I want to have a geoprocessing service update sde. I am getting an I/O Error saying data doesn't exist. I imagine because the connection file (copied from my ArcCatalog folder) I placed next to the ...
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How can I insert new records to an ArcSDE feature class from a view in ArcSDE

I am wondering how I can both insert new records from a view to a feature class and update data that may be newer in the view than in the feature class. I have been fumbling around in modelbuilder and ...
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How do I programmatically update/recreate an ArcSDE feature class from external sql data?

I have an ArcSDE feature class that contains project points based on xy data from an external SQL databaes. (Not a geodb). I am looking for the best way to "recreate" the ArcSDE feature class from the ...
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Product License not initialized error when trying to open an SDE connection in ArcObjects

I am trying to connect to create connection in using ArcObjects using the code below. IPropertySet propertySet = new PropertySet(); IWorkspaceFactory sdeWsFactory = new SdeWorkspaceFactory(); ...
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ArcSDE PostgreSQL configuration parameters for Spatial Index?

I wonder why there is not any configuration parameter (DEFAULT Keyword) for spatial indexes in Arcsde for postgres. In ArcSDE for Oracle we have S_STORAGE,S_INDEX_SP_FID,S_INDEX_ALL parameter for ...
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Converting ArcSDE to CAD using FME when blockreference involved?

I try to convert some lines from ArcSDE to cad by FME and I have set autocad_original_entity_type=autocad_lwpolyline and autocad_entity=autocad_line,I suppose they will be line but they have been ...
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Unable to execute a python script that was exported from ModelBuilder

I have a model that copies a single F.C form SDE geodatabase to a scratch geodatabase then copies it back with a new name to the same SDE geodatabase again. And this works perfectly form the model. ...
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ArcGIS Terminology and Data Types

What is the difference between a "Feature Class" and an "SDE Feature Class"? Or a "Table" and an "SDE Table"? When browsing data in ArcCatalog, hosted on the same enterprise gdb, I see these data ...
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How to change data source of table using arcobjects

Cross post from: https://geonet.esri.com/thread/125010 Does anyone know how to change the data source of a table using arcobjects? I know it can be done with arcpy, but I'm using C#. I've managed to ...
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Error Creating Feature Layer from Parcel Fabric, Error 000732

Currently I am writing a python script that creates a feature layer from our parcel fabric and then appends that data into a different SDE feature class. The problem is that when executing ...
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Connect to postgresql using ARCSDESQLExecute

I'm trying to connect to a postgresql database using ARCSDESQLExecute from ArcPy. When running my script as stand alone (debug from pyscripter) it works fine. When running my script as a tool from ...