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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Is it possible to load features into ArcSDE without using ArcObjects?

I have a SDE geodatabase in MS SQL Server, where geometries are stored in MS SQL's native geometry types, rather than the ArcSDE Binary. It seems like it would be relatively easy to create new ...
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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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Feature Class To Geodatabase => ERROR 000210: Cannot create output

error messages: Executing: FeatureClassToGeodatabase E:\jags20120321.mdb\ch_cs "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" "Database Connections\Connection to localhost.sde" Start Time: Sat ...
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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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Has anyone successfully implemented a web service that sits on top of ArcSDE (SQL Server 2008)?

Here's the situation. We have planned point locations that lie within predefined polygonal project areas. Our IT department currently has these polygonal project areas in SQL Server 2008 as geography ...
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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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How to get size of SDE geodatabase feature class

Is there a way in catalog or arcpy to determine the amount of hard drive space a SDE feature class takes up on disk? In catalog the 'size' column is blank and Esri help states: The size, ...
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How to connect QGIS to an Oracle DB (SDE)?

I want to access an Oracle Database (with SDE) from Qgis 2.4. I have tried many different options from within the window Create a new Oracle Connection but I always get an error message (ORA-12514: ...
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Does ST_GEOMETRY support Linear Referencing

I am wondering if the ArcGIS ST_GEOMETRY provides Linear Referencing functions, such as creating a point based on a given measurement, like Oracle Spatial. I couldn't find any function like that in ...
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Where is connection file used to connect ArcMap to ArcSDE?

In ArcMap 10.0, how do I find where the connection file is that is being used to connect to ArcSDE 10 on Sql Server 2008? Some non administrative users are hooking up to SDE as the user 'sde' with db ...
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Reconciling vertex modification conflicts in Geodatabase Versioning?

Is it possible to edit the same feature in ArcSDE in two different versions ... and reconcile/post version A's edits to the parent, ... and then reconcile/post version B's edits of same feature, ...
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Creating empty feature class in file geodatabase based on schema of ArcSDE feature class?

I have 150+ feature classes in SDE for which I need to create an empty feature class in a file geodatabase. For these feature classes I need to import the attributes and the name of the feature class ...
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Editing with ArcGIS API for Silveright?

I am using the ArcGIS Silverlight API to edit data in an ArcSDE SQL Server geodatabase. I have been told that any editable feature classes must be registered as versioned in ArcCatalog before they ...
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Transforming coordinate that lies outside a grid transform (e.g. NADCON)?

As I understand it, a datum transform (e.g. urn:ogc:def:coordinateOperation:EPSG::1241) based on a grid interpolation method, e.g. NADCON, is undefined outside of the grid of points. Therefore the ...
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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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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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Linking file geodatabase and ArcSDE?

My office does a lot of field work where we log points via the Collector app. Those points are then always exported to a geodatabase feature class for further editing and analysis. If edits and ...
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How are orphan gsrvr.exe processes created?

I just inherited a server running SDE application server 10.1 against an Oracle 11g database. I'm finding that many connections are not getting properly dropped and stay on as Orphans. Eventually the ...
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Switch between test and production database in ArcMap?

I have two Oracle 11g databases, one for testing (tst.world) and one for production (prd.world). Except when I am trying out new things, they have exactly the same table structure. In ArcCatalog I ...
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Changes not persisting in ArcGIS server from ArcPy script

I have a ArcPy script (10.2) which connects to an ArcGIS server (10.0) versioned geodatabase, via an .sde connection file in the Database connections directory through direct connect on a Microsoft ...
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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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How to edit PostgreSQL geodatabase table using ArcPy?

I'm trying to update a table using a python script and it's not working. The table resides in a postgres geodatabase and is versioned. I have also verified my user permissions (I'm the admin). The ...
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Moving Versioned Data between different geodatabases

Can you please let me know how to migrate feature class which is registered as version and archiving is enabled on it From: Database Environment: ArcSDE 9.3, RHEL 5, Oracle 11.2.0.2 To Database ...
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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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Synchronizing Changes From File Geodatabase to SDE Geodatabase

I have an SDE geodatabase that has a one way replication to a file geodatabase, where I will make edits to the feature classes offline somewhere. I know that this scenario doesn't support one-way or ...
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Is it possible to undo and redo outside edit session in ArcObjects?

I would like to know if it is possible to undo and redo changes outside of an edit session? If yes, how can I do it in ArcObjects using .NET? I am working on an ArcSDE 10.1 versioned geodatabase?
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Are there any publicly available ArcSDE Servers I can use for developing client applications

I have been asked by our client if I can add the ability to connect to instances of ArcSDE servers from our desktop application. I am sure that we can do this a number of different ways, what I was ...
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Creating feature dataset by pgAdmin (PostgreSQL) that can be useD in ArcSDE connection?

How to create feature dataset in PostgreSQL (pgAdmin) that can by use in ArcSDE conection (ArcGIS)?
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Duplicate ObjectID in ArcSDE Table

After making a check in from an arcpad AXF file, i notice that there's duplicate ObjectID records. This ArcSDE PostgreSQL table is versioned and edited by Axf checkins and a .net engine application. ...
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Spatial Database Connection String

From MS Access, I'd like to create a link to the attribute table of an SDE feature class in a spatial database. For example, I have the following connection string which works for an OLE DB ...
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Can ArcPy test for availability of SDE Connection before trying to use it?

In a Python script that I use to publish ArcGIS 10.0 Geoprocessing Services I have some code: arcpy.AddMessage("If process hangs here, check for ArcSDE connections issue by trying to open " + mapFile ...
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Trigger on SQL Server 2008 ArcSDE 10 and ArcGIS Server 10

I need to build a sql server db trigger to update a date field with the current date when a record is inserted or updated, I think. I will be using the date field as a way to recognize ...
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Understanding why ArcSDE FeatureLayer is read only and FeatureTypes property is null?

I have a WPF FeatureLayer backed by an ArcSDE 10 feature class that I hope to use for editing. After the layer is done initializing its readOnly property is true, I think that this points to some ...
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How to perform a “vertical integration” using FME?

I am not a GIS person, but I need to understand an aspect of the project I'm working on. We are taking an ArcSDE layer, and importing it into FME. I now need to do some checking of the data. In ...
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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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Creating Stored Procedure in versioned SDE_SQLServer geodatabase using DDL?

I've almost used SQL server_SDE geodatabases for 3 years in GIS projects and I don't know how can I create a stored procedure in geodatabase.I use ESRI case tool to create a geodatabase in ...
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Can you set the PostGIS SRID when creating a Feature class through ArcCatalog?

I have ArcSDE installed in a Postgresql database and I am using PostGIS geometry. I'm not a DB minded person so feel free to let me know if my process is not right. I create my feature class in ...
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PostGIS + ArcSDE mixed environment

I'm trying out a mixed environment here at work with PostGIS and ArcSDE together. I'm having some problems creating feature classes with custom SRIDs. I imagined that all that I needed to do was ...
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Unable to Reconcile

I'm quite familiar with the ArcSDE model and a few days ago we have major power issues here. My problem (and this is a BIG one) is that one of the users, made thousands of edits correcting data, and ...
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Can ArcGis accept SQL field names with spaces?

Im working on an integration project that is providing data from our billing system to ArcGis. Field names can include spaces which are acceptable in SQL Server if enclosed in brackets eg: [Street ...
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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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How do versioned views work with multiple editors?

I understand that in the database environment, by executing version_util.set_current_version('version1') Editor1 is able to write SQL statements against [table_name]_vw views to edit the data at ...
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File GDB to SDE Database using FME

I'm currently stuck in my FME Workspace script. Ideally, I'm reading from a file geodatabase and will update the SDE database in SQL server. I have CRC calculators to check for the changes in the ...
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Opening a featureclass not being the owner of the data in SDE

How can you open a featureclass if you are not the schema owner but have been given privs to select or view the data? So given a name of a featureclass, say "STREETS" - how can I open this if I am ...
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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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For loop within SDE

I have a list of SDE connection files in a folder in my computer. I can use arcpy.listWorkspaces("*", "SDE") to find the workspaces. But I then want to dig deeper into each of the SDE files and list ...
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Update SDE Feature Class from Shapefile

I work for a department that get's a regular City Council District Shapefile showing the boundaries of each Councilors District. In our SDE we have a Council_District table with an exact duplicate of ...
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Steps to create an interface Editing ArcSDE Layers in a web service online. Similar to ArcGIS Desktop

The initial idea is to make a multiuser web service for editing versions of an ArcSDE geodatabase online (each version for each user. Is it possible to acces through a password and user name?). Can I ...
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Arcpy does not execute “CopyFeatures_Management” to write a featureclass to an ArcSDE database

I have some problems with my Python script. The script gets an JSON with different information about images. The information includes general information about images and also the gps position of ...