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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Transfering features class from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I would like to know if it's possible to use python to transfer features class from SDE into a GDB and then transfer it back to SDE without losing SDE parameters such topology, versionning, ...
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ArcCatelog 9.3 feature classes with annotation relationships allowed in a geometric network

I have a gas utility dataset that we are working on getting converted into a geometric network for easier analysis. The feature classes are part of an ArcSDE and have a ton of relationship classes ...
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Monitor open sde connection

How can I monitor the open ArcSDE database connections without sdemon? I need to see at any time how many sessions are consumed from my app and if they are related to ArcGIS. I use Oracle 10.2.
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Successfully added a Database Server but nothing inside (ArcCatalog)

I'm just a newbie in using ArcGIS. I'm trying to create a Web editing application in ArcGIS Server Manager like this post does here, but after added a Database Server i realize that there is nothing ...
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Adding rasters to mosaic dataset?

I'm working with an ArcSDE geodatabase v 10.0 in SQL Server 2008R2. I added more than a dozen of rasters w/o problem. Server: WIN 2008R2 12GB RAM SPACE: 1TB Created a mosaic dataset (empty) w/o ...
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shapefile to sde and vice versa

I have an ArcMap 10.3.1 basic License and therefore cannot export data to SDE's connections. Is there an open source tool that I can use to export shapefiles to an sde? I have found shp2sde and ...
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Return table names for query layers using arcpy

The dataSource property for layers does not return the name of the tables used in query layers. Instead, it returns something like the following: 'Database Connections\\ConnectionFile.sde\\sde.SDE.%...
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How do I automate a process to reproject and merge all feature classes of three SDE databases with multiple feature datasets included?

I have three different instances of SDE that have the same schema. Each SDE has multiple (5) feature datasets. I need to reproject all feature classe within these datasets to a common coordinate ...
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Getting full path of empty sde feature datasets (Children property from arcpy.Describe object won't work))

My goal is to copy all the feature classes in a file geodatabase into an sde geodatabase, skipping those elements which already exist in the output sde gdb. Both geodatabases have the same feature ...
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Esri ST_Geometry function to make line from points

I'm attempting to write a SQL statement that joins two point feature classes, both in an Oracle ArcSDE geodatabase using ST_Geometry, and selects a line geometry connecting the points of each ...
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How do I Customize an ArcGIS Map Service to Include Additional Items?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and attempting to publish a map service on a remote server running ArcGIS server 10.2. I have created a map service successfully and can view it via the ArcGIS JavaScript API: ...
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Create SDE-file returns warning but creates the file

When I create an SDE-file using arcpy I get the following warning: WARNING 000565: Could not connect to server. This is the appropriate code temp = r'C:\Users\admin\AppData\Local\Temp' host = "...
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ArcSDE In a version geodatabase, snap tool does not work on a database feature class

I am setting up a series of tasks for technicians to complete. To finish the map template they will be working from, I must snap leak points to gas mains using the snap tool. However, after running ...
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Error (-51), Extended Error 102 with Create Database User (Data Management Tools -> Geodatabase Management ->Create Database User)

I'm trying to Create Database User so I can register my sde geodatabase data with ArcGIS Server. I can see in my Server Manager that the user does exist, but does not belong to any of the Windows AD ...
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Compare domain between 2 SDE instances

I have a script that compares domain between 2 file gdb and write the difference to a file gdb. when i change my data source to sde it fails. I think the way tables are referenced in a GDB is ...
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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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How to replace/update authorization key for an ArcGIS Enterprise Geodatabase

I need to switch the authorization key of an ArcGIS Enterprise Geodatabase (in Postgresql). I am on 10.3 and based on the scarce documentation I have found, ESRI is moving tools that allow such ...
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How to convert the BLOB value for the features geometry of type st_geometry kept in ArcGIS databse on Oracle [closed]

I am using ArcGIS Oracle database and I am trying to access feature geometry points as string. But the problem is that the points are kept as blobs and I cant convert to meaningful string. select ...
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View ArcSDE feature classes of published map service, when outside of corporate domain

I have a notorious problem, which keeps bugging me since days and I can´t find ANY proper answer on the net... In my company we´re using ArcGIS Server 10.1 and publish map services throughout our ...
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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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PDF Plotting from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am experiencing a very annoying phenomenon at the moment when trying to plot an A0 PDF Plot and would be interested to hear if anyone has had a similar problem and whether there is a solution or ...
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Altering old AXF before importing back into ArcSDE?

When we exported an AXF, the editable layer had all its fields turned on. When we bring it back in, months later, even if a field wasn't set up for editing outside the office, the values in the field ...
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Dynamically Create a Foreign Key for Relationship Classes

May be a relativity novice question but my research has turned up no direct answer. I have a feature class of land owner parcels that I would like to preserve its schema. I would like to add fields ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 crashes during connection with ArcSDE 10.2 in Oracle 11g database

I have been having this issues of ArcGIS (ArcMap and ArcCatalog) crashing on me every time I try to connect to the databases. I have updated both client and server patches for Oracle as suggested by ...
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Why does FeatureClassToFeatureClass work in ArcMap but not in Python script?

When trying to copy a feature class from an SDE connection file to a scratch GDB, the FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion works in the ArcMap Python window, but I can't get it to work in a Python ...
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Snapping a point into a raster grid

Currently I have a raster grid in the SDE. This raster grid represent certain region (For example: Raster grid for one island). On the other hand, I have point features which are plotted within the ...
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Find Delta only records in ArcGIS (SDE)

We have spatial layers in ArcSDE with objectid as unique value, I've taken this data to another platform & migrated data to cloud. Now, after months, back in ArcSDE and want to migrate new data (...
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Querying for underscore character in ArcMap?

For a standard LIKE query against an Oracle-based ArcSDE feature class, the underscore character represents a single character wildcard when used with a string. I'm trying to impose a definition ...
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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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How can I access information about ArcSDE historical markers via arcpy or SQL

I would like to be able to access the list of historical markers that is presented by in the "Change Version" dialog in ArcMap - https://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/latest/manage-data/geodatabases/...
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Deleting Oracle SDE features classes properly

I have got a few feature classes in an SDE connection. This is the situation: a) They are listed in ArcCatalog (10.1), but the open fails. The message says: 'Error opening feature class, DBMS table ...
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Repoint feature layers from one SDE to another

I am trying to repoint layer (.lyr) files to a new SDE connection. In a test project folder I have two test layer files. When using lyr.findAndReplaceWorkspacePath() the script runs with no errors, ...
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Undo option to 'move edits to base' ArcSDE

I have an ArcSDE Geodatabase where a number of layers are registered as versioned. Having spent some time troubleshooting an issue I'm having with syncing data on Collector, I have noticed that the ...
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Using Python to select records by date field

I am trying to write a python script to select records created within the past 7 hours (date field - database time) using a where-clause within arcpy. The table is ArcSDE database (Microsoft SQL ...
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How much RAM do I need per SDE DB [closed]

Estimating RAM required is never a fixed number. However, there are base figures to follow for example for arcgis server services. How much RAM do I need to plan per DB? I'm using SQL Server but ...
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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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Creating spatial view from materialized view?

I have a materialized view that runs nightly and performs an intersection of point locations and polygons. The materialized view works as designed and returns the desired results. It contains ...
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How can I find whether a feature class has editor tracking set to database time instead of UTC?

I'm trying to publish a map service with about thirty layers in it. During the Service Editor Analyze step, it gave me a high-severity error 00129: Services cannot include data where Editor ...
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Incremental Network Loader failing with ArcSDE Geometric Network

I've been testing the Incremental Network Loader tool for loading new lines into a geometric network from an outside feature class. The tool worked perfectly on a File GeoDatabase copy of our SDE. ...
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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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Copy multiple feature classes in FME without merging

I am trying to create an FME workspace that reads a series of feature classes from an Oracle SDE database and copies them to another Oracle SDE database, one by one. The key thing is I do not want to ...
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Geodatabase performance and Archiving [closed]

We have SDE (10.3) running on SQL Server (SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012 R2) Over time we've noticed our GIS performance degrade, and can have good days and bad days. We run versioned ...
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Failure to access the DBMS server, communication link failure

I am using ArcGIS suite 10.2 and have SSMS 2012 installed. I have a database connection through ArcSDE to a SQL database. After roughly 15mins, I am unable to add data from this database. Has anyone ...
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SQL Spatial select record where intersects another record

I have two tables - 'Tree' (point) and 'ServiceArea' (polygon) in the GIS database. Trying to select all Tree records that intersect a ServiceArea where the value in Tree.ServiceAreaNumber field ...
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Automatically picking up OBJECTID in ArcMap from Create View in SQL Server

I have a plain SQL table stored in an SDE database on SQL Server 2008 as below. CREATE TABLE [dbo].[AAA_TEST]( [ID] [int] NOT NULL, [LON] [decimal](9, 6) NOT NULL, [LAT] [decimal](9, 6) ...
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ReconcileVersions and “out_log”

I'm automating some sde geodatabase management. In the ReconcileVersions_management function there is an option create a log file of the result ("reconcileLog"). If the script runs five nights a ...
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Layer File data source

I have saved group of layers which are reading from SDE DB as layer file. When I open the layer file in any other MXD it takes the same SDE data source. How can I make the layer file without a data ...
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Can't execute a simple psycopg2 script twice when running from ArcGIS Desktop as a script tool

I'm building a geoprocessing service that queries an SDE database (running on postgres) and returns results. I do a lot of development by calling the script from a toolbox in ArcGIS desktop 10.3. ...
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arcpy.PackageWorkspace doesn't keep reference to SDE enterprise geodatabase

I am publishing a geoprocessing service on ArcGIS Server v10.3.0 that updates data on an ArcSDE Enterprise Geodatabase. I have the following at the beginning of my script: arcpy.env.workspace = "...
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Viewing list of data sets that have been edited under specific ArcSDE Version?

I'm wondering if it's possible to list all of the data sets (feature classes, tables, etc.) that have been edited under a particular version in ArcSDE. A tool that does this would be ideal (I see ...