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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Merging Personal Geodatabase (MDB) data into ArcSDE using FME?

Im a novice in FME and I have a MDB file that i want to write/insert to an SDE database using FME. I created a simple translation that generally reads the data from the MDB file and writes it to the ...
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How to Unlock feature classes in ArcCatalog that don't show user

In ArcCatalog there are some feature classes that are locked and don't show a user. After restarting SQL server, the feature classes remain locked. Any ideas as to what might be causing this and how I ...
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Where are the settings that control when clustering starts and stops?

We have a SDE set up on a SQL Server and we're using the Silverlight API. Our layer has buildings on it. The flare clustering and large clusters show when the map is opened and the actual buildings ...
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Using arcpy.CopyFeatures_management results in a 000210 using a database connection that does not contain saved credentials

Currently have a problem running CopyFeatures_management in ESRI's ArcGIS 10.1 The following shows two Enterprise Geodatabase connection files. One includes the username and password and the other ...
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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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Feature service requires registered database error?

I am working on ArcGIS Server 10.2 and SQL Server 2008. when I want to publish the service, I get this error "Feature service requires a registered database" that's error happen when I read (List By ...
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Load Featureclass from ArcMap to a Database (sde) with Arcobjects

I have to develope an extension for ArcMap 10.2 that has to get spatial data from an Oracle Database, edit it and finally upload the changes. I create a scratch featureclass whit the data, I edit the ...
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Prevent self-intersecting loops when exporting polygon layer from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase?

I am using ArcGIS 10.1. The source data is housed in an ArcSDE instance that does not allow self-intersections. When I export this data to a file geodatabase and run check geometry ...
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Using Geometry commands in MS SQL Server 2008

I am looking to find the most effect way to use SDE and ST_Geometry SQL commands. Can anyone tell me how/what commands I might use to perform a spatial query in MS Sql Server 2008, to Select property ...
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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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ListFeature classes in SDE

I have this code: def backSDE(ActiveSDE): arcpy.env.overwriteOutput = True arcpy.env.workspace = ActiveSDE fcs = arcpy.ListFeatureClasses() print fcs #Databases ActiveSDE = ...
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Automate loading a table into SDE

How can I automatically load a table stored on a network share into SDE when the original table is edited? Environment is ESRI 10.1 ArcSDE on SQL Server. Preference for python or existing GP tools. ...
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QGIS 2.2 crashes when saving digitized data in ArcSDE 10.1

I am using QGIS 2.2 with ArcSDE 10.1 for Oracle 11gR2 I have created a polygon feature class with SDO_geometry, when trying to save the digitized data QGIS crashes. Please help, I want to edit the ...
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Secure credentials for scheduled python script targeting ArcSDE 10.1 on AWS

I have a python script that will be used as a scheduled task. Our dba team is wanting the credentials to be as secure as possible. I would say that using the os security system as far as locking ...
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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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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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What are some advantages to using ArcSDE in your organization? [closed]

This is somewhat a general topic, but I need some advantages to using ArcSDE in my organization. We actually have SDE for our webmapping software, but we are unable to edit it using ArcGIS basic ...
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How to compare two Geodatabases

I would like to compare the data of two geodatabases, in SDE or a file geodatabase, to detect the changes occured between them , i've tried to compare the Xml workspace document of both databases ...
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Shoehorning hierarchial data into MS SQL ArcGIS SDE

So, I've been tasked with creating a set of tables to store hierarchical data within an SDE. This is in reference to utility data, i.e, a set of valves, control panels, actuators, etc (each ...
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arcpy.ListDatasets() returns emtpy list

I'm having trouble getting the ListDatasets (or any of the list functions) to return anything but an empty list when pointed at our SDE geodatabase, but the same code works for a file geodatabase. I ...
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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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Query SDE to display records created for 'X' date/time

I am looking to query our SDE to display feature classes modified beginning from January 1, 2013 to today. I am using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, and as it stands searching through dbo ...
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Running python script outside of Arcmap's python console

My codes works fine in Arcmap's python windows. But when I try to run it in a command promt windows, It says that; ERROR 000837: The workspace is not the correct workspace type. But it works fine ...
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registering or unregistering as versioned a future dataset with python

As you know, you can store feature classes in arcsde in two ways. Firts, in the root path: sde_conn_file.sde/FeatureClass Second, in a dataset: sde_conn_file.sde/DataSet/FeatureClass How can I ...
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ArcGIS Server 10.1 GP Service non-functional after ArcSDE restart

every night, the Oracle/ArcSDE server gets restarted. As a result, some, but not all, map and GP services require a restart to be functional afterwards. Can others confirm this experience and share ...
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What's the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase?

I haven't really read this anywhere. What is the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase to make sure nothing is left behind in the A & D tables? Do I need to unversion the ...
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How to transfer attributes to thousands of local points from ArcSDE feature class with millions of polygons?

I have a set of points and a huge feature class with topographic information (OS MasterMap for who knows it). I'm talking millions of polygons huge. I want to transfer attributes of the polygons to ...
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How to list all of feature class in SDE?

I am getting a problem: my SDE contains some feature classes, but after using the statement: var namesEnum = workspace.DatasetNames[esriDatasetType.esriDTFeatureClass]; var tempName = ...
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Preparations for a transition to ArcSDE [closed]

So I'm a GIS Intern for a city government, we are preparing to purchase ArcSDE and implement it to our current GIS setup. I'm curious as to what should be done before it is purchased. Our GIS consists ...
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ArcGIS Find task performance over SDE

We are having a problem in our Search feature for our app. We are using arcgis published REST services and SDE database. When we try to do our search manually using the REST url, it takes roughly 9 ...
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Using Python to connect to Multiple SDE Database Connections

I am writing a script that accesses multiple sde Database connections. I have set the script to include accessing the environment workspace: import arcpy arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) ...
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How can I import the export file (*.sdx) from ArcSDE9.3 to ArcSDE10.1?

We got some files (*.sdx) from our clients using sdeexport from ArcSDE 9.3. We only have ArcSDE 10.1. We tried to use sdeimport command like this: sdeimport -o create -t NHDFCODE -f ...
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return to newline arcgis/arcSDE/postgres labeling

i have two tables : parcel and owners with many to many relation ship so i want to print owners name in my parcels (type polygon), so i coded using .net a function that create field in parcel ...
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View for SDE Permissions for SQLServer

Does anyone know the correct tables and joins to write a view to see the permissions on objects in SDE? Here is what I had in 9.3 and it doesn't seem to work (ie., all Permissions are Edit b/c the ...
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What is the correct order for compressing, rebuilding indexes and updating statistics in ArcGIS?

I want to script out the compressing, rebuilding of indexes and updating statistics on our SDE databases, but I want to make sure I have the correct order for these to run. What would be the correct ...
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Multiuser Editing with ArcGIS through LAN

I am working on an ArcObjects application (C#), which is supposed to carry some customized editing operations, the database is ArcSDE based on Postgresql via (accessible via a LAN network). One ...
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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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Is there a way to do a python batch script for Analyze and Compress on SDE Databases?

I created and modified python scripts based off of ERSI's example (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.2/index.html#//003n000000v7000000), however, what would be great is to be able to batch ...
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Issues while changing ArcSDE from a Workgroup to Domain Environment

Our organisation was a having a multi-user Geodatabase ( ArcSDE 10.1 gateway on an Oracle 11 g DB) in a Workgroup configuration. The type of Authentication for DB connection was "Database ...
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Why do existing map services run slow after updating to ArcGIS 10.2.1 for Server?

Has anyone had any issues with existing map services after updating to ArcGIS Server 10.2.1? After updating they are running slow and causing my ArcGIS Javascript app to crash. All of our GIS ...
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ArcSDE Problems: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 2008 R2 Standard (64-Bit)

I´m trying to set up ArcSDE 10.2 on a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64-Bit machine. I can create the database connection, but when I want to enable it for ...
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How to best create linked pdf to point data in ArcGIS server 10 sde 9.3?

I would like to create point data which offers a link-field to open a pdf file which I will have on my server. I have just read about "attatchments" which are new to ArcGIS 10, but this option isn´t ...
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how do you manage columns in an ArcSDE/Oracle feature class?

Our enterprise has a long history with Oracle and ArcSDE. And lots of tension between the Oracle people and GIS people. Oracle folk often don't like the requirement of using expensive 'nonstandard' ...
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No domain coded values on REST Arcgis 10.2

We have created a map service using version 10.2 from a map which all layers data source are point to an SDE connection service using DB2 database. However, the coded value domain not appear in the ...
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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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How to maintain many-to-many relationship between feature class and table with multiple disconnected editors?

I have an application coded with VB.NET (ArcGIS Engine) and its functionality is: digitize a parcel and enter information for its owners, so i have a M-N relationship between them. every parcel has ...
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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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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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Mysterious Data loss after compressing SDE database

I suffer sometimes from data loss in SDE database exactly after compressing database. i mean by data loss that some data remains in its prior state before edits, but this problem do not affect the ...
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How to implement subtype functionality in Oracle Spatial?

I am planning to shift my entire database from arcgis to oracle. I will not be using ArcSDE services also. I need subtitutes for ESRI's functionalities like domain, subtype, relationships in oracle. ...