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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Error importing XML workspace document to file geodatabase

Ok so I have a large SDE geodatabase that I exported to an XML Workspace Document. I tried to importing it again into a file geodatabase to test if the export worked correctly and got the following ...
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What is the best way to update a production ArcSDE database from staging?

We have development, staging and production instances of the same ArcSDE database, similar to this ancient thread. Our development to staging deployment employs lots of schema changes with exclusive ...
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ArcGIS Online related table not displaying correctly in popup

I have an ArcGIS Online Map composed of three spatial feature classes and a table. All three feature layers are related to the table and all the layers and table are housed within the same SDE. I ...
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How do I bypass class extensions when reading from ArcSDE with FME 2014?

I'm trying to read Feature Class from our Enterprise Geodatabase and because we have custom class extensions registered on all our our data. I am not able to set the Reader to bypass the class ...
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Delete SDE feature class features with ArcPy

I'm working on a script that will empty my SDE database of all data. How would I go about deleting features from feature classes using ArcPy? I have an SDE connection created with a user that should ...
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Do any of the SQL Server 2008 R2 SP 2 cumulative updates contain the MAXDOP spatial index fix?

I am troubleshooting ArcGIS 10.1 performance issues with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP 2 (10.50.4000) and the issue appears to be this MAXDOP issue: https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/feedback/details/...
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Python script - how to avoid exclusive schema lock error?

I have a script for updating some features on my database every night (just for copying and replacing some features). This features are "read-only". My problem is that I can't avoid that these ...
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Is there automated way of releasing all ArcSDE layers locks?

We have an issue where users do not close ArcGIS and layers get locked, and sometimes this affects our nightly updates for some of the layers. I know you can individually remove a lock using the ...
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Error 001359 when publishing map service to ArcGIS server?

I encountered this error when trying to publish a map service to an ArcGIS Server 10.1 (installed on linux). --------------------------- Service Publishing Result --------------------------- ...
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Where can I get jsde_sdk.jar for ArcSDE 10?

I had an environment working with no problems, with Geonetwork harvesting metadata from ArcSDE 9.3. It was done trhu the following libraries, copied from the ArcSDE installation to the Geonerwork lib ...
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Merging edited data back into ArcSDE master geodatabase?

I need some suggestions/inspiration for a problem we have. The problem: We have an ArcSDE master GIS database. We will edit this data almost exclusively outside of ArcGIS and outside of ArcSDE. In ...
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Problems displaying joined attribute data through ArcGIS Server

I have an ArcSDE feature class in an ArcMap MXD which I have 'joined' to a view into an external SQL database table, that is connected via an OLE DB connection. In the MXD the join works perfectly; I ...
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Creating Python script to reconcile/post geodatabase versions?

I’m trying to set up a python script so that I can schedule our rec/post to run on a server. I’ve created a model with the Reconcile Version tool, with the option to Post checked on. I then export ...
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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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Using primary keys with ArcSDE (Oracle)?

Is it possible, more advisable to assign a primary key to the OBJECTID column in a featureclass in SDE. I am using Oracle and some of my flat tables (junction tables) need to SEE a primary key in the ...
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Schema locking logistics on ArcSDE for SQL Server?

I have a set of feature classes that I want to be able to edit schema or what ever I want to do in the heat of the battle and I don't want to be stiffled by schema locks. I have a interpretable ...
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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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Cause of selected [ArcSDE 10] feature dataset does not contain any feature classes which can participate in topology?

When trying to create a topology for a polygon feature class in ArcSDE 10. I right click the feature dataset that the feature class resides and try to create a new topology. I get an error saying, "...
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Change ArcSDE data source for mxds in specific folder using ArcPy?

I've searched all the forums and help and have made progess but recently got an error that has thrown me for a loop - also some mxds are not being changed at all! What I'd like my code to do: Iterate ...
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How to run “sdetable register” command in SQL Server?

I was planning to run "sdetable register" command to register a particular field as OID for an non-spatial table already created in a SDE database. I am with SQL Server 2008 R2. I tried to run the ...
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Converting standard to feature linked annotation?

Is there a way in ArcGIS 10.2.2 & ArcSDE 9.3 to convert standard annotation to feature linked annotation?
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Using ArcPy to get all database names within server?

I am trying to populate a folder with ArcSDE database connection files for all the databases within a server instance. I need to be able to do this for several of our servers. Although I know within ...
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How to solve an “Error found when retrieving conflicts.” error in ArcMap?

I uncovered this error when testing ArcMap 10 SP2 for a customer: This occurs when the conflict is detected--ArcMap is attempting to show the conflicts window but fails. I get this error on all ...
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ArcSDE performance and table changes on upgrade from 9.3 to 10.1?

I'm using ArcSDE 9.3 and SQL Server 2008 R2 and I want to migrate from ArcSDE 9.3 to ArcSDE 10.1. Is there any performance differences between ArcSDE 10.1 and ArcSDE 9.3 ? Is there any change ...
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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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How to correctly uncompress and re-compress an msd file using 7zip from command line

I am trying to uncompress and recompress both the msd and sd file so as to tweak some things I want. In fact I want to get inside the layers folder and for each layer.xml file to string replace the ...
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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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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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Add Spatial Database Connection fails?

I created a Database Server (SQL Express 2008.) I created a "New GeoDatabase..." I double-click on "Add Spatial Database Connection." I fill out the dialog and change the transactional version. ...
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Arcpy - Why does multi_user_mode have to be False in an edit session on non-versioned dataset?

I'm in the process of implementing Mintx's answer to my question What would cause a geoprocessing service to say "Cannot Open 'FeatureClass' Failed to Execute"? However, I had ...
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What is the proj4 for World Behrmann (54017)?

I have this in an old SDE database: PROJCS["World_Behrmann",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_1984",6378137.0,298.257223563]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0....
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Backup several SDE database connections

This question stems from my previous question on how to list databases based on SDE. Now I want to copy them and have it written as a function so I can list out each database connection below it so ...
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Spatial query by ESRI ST_Geometry take too long

I am using ESRI ST_Geometry in my application, and I found that the spatial query is rather slow: The following sql is used for query pois inside a certain bounding_box: select * from ( select ...
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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 up?...
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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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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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In ArcSDE, SQL Studio Manager 2012, How to get pixel data using a point layer?

I was using 'where' and 'ST_Intersects' with polygon data to get values 'under' my point layer. Example: Select rd.[FORESTNAME] as Forest, Count(Distinct morel.[OBJECTID]) AS Observations From [dbo]...
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How to identify Unposted/Outstanding (A&D) edits of a version in Enterprise SDE Database using SQL interface?

I am working on ArcSDE10.2.2 Oracle11G(11.2.0.4) enterprise geodatabase with user base 600+ and 2000 versions( Created from DEFAULT). For effective GDB compression and optimized performance delta ...
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Error post installation ArcSDE for SQL server 2008

I had a problem during post installation of ArcSDE for SQL server 2008, and this is the message : The ArcSDE Repository was unsecessfully completed. would you like to view this error? then ...
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Can't start ArcSDE (esri_sde) service

I am getting an error message when atempting to create a connection in ArcCatalog (I'm working under the 10.0 version). The message is : Failed to Connect to the specified server. No ArcSDE server ...