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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How to enable sde Reader in fme2014

I have windows 7 64bit running ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 and fme 2014. On another server I have ArcSDE9.3. I want to create an SDE Reader in FME but am unsure about how to connect. At the moment SDE ...
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Changing default precision and scale of number fields in ArcSDE geodatabase table?

After I change the precision and scale for my short, long, float, and double field types when creating a table in ArcMap SDE geodatabase, ArcMap will reset my precision and scale to default values. ...
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Select parcels from SDE layer using table list and exporting to shapefiles

Using a table of county fips codes and state name, I need to select from a large parcel layer stored in SDE and export to individual shapefiles based on the fips code and state name from the table. ...
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Is there a way to QGis read an SDE.ST_GEOMETRY field?

this is the type and name that Qgis displays for me when I connect with a oracle table,it is not displayed as a geo column, there is a setting I'm missing? Can Qgis Read this type of data?
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Why using multiversioned views?

I don't see the reason why multiversioned views exist. It's not possible to use joins like in normal views. And editing versions is possible by directly using the feature class itself. So when am I ...
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How do I change to a Historical version using Python and arcpy

I am having an issue trying to change to a historical version on an SDE feature class using Python and arcpy.ChangeVersion_management. I am able to manually change the version to a specific date and ...
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Query's “Get Unique Values” includes case variants that don't exist in attribute table

I ran a query on an ArcSDE 10.2 Feature Class to find features that do not follow our office's standard of being in uppercase. The "Get Unique Values" seems to return values that do not exist in the ...
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Create feature task could not be completed because coordinates or measures are out of bounds?

I'm trying to create a layer based on a feature class, in ArcMap (I've created a geodatabase from ArcCatalog and linked it to PostgreSQL). The feature class that I've created is registered as ...
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Arcgis Dynamic Mapservice from sqlserver 2008 r2

I publish the mapservices from the sqlserver2008 R2 through ArcSDE using ArcServer 10.1. Its fine i published, now i change the attributes of my existing gdb using ArcSDE. Now the updated information ...
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ArcSDE cannot perform post installation

I have installed the following before I installed ArcSDE 10.2.1: ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2.1(standard) ArcGIS for server Enterprise 10.2.1(standard) MS SQL server 2008 create enterprise geodatabase ...
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ArcGIS Feature Class Extent Changing

I've been having a problem with the extents of feature classes in our SDE here at work. Our database is divided into feature datasets that have various feature classes in them. The problem is as ...
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How to copy selected features from one sde feature class to another with different attributes using Arcpy?

I am new to Arcpy scripting, I need help on copying the features to SDE feature class. My Scenario: We have 2 Geo databases running on Oracle 11g ArcSDE 10.2 . I have been asked to write the python ...
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Copy features between file geodatabase and ArcSde by using ArcObjects

I want to transfer all contents of a table from file geodatabase (*.gdb) to a table in ArcSde. In fact the data is meant to be replaced, so I need also to clear the table in ArcSde. Both tables have ...
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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 ...
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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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Can you run GIS Squirrel next to SDE?

My company has SDE to run our webmapping system. We want our arcbasic license users to be able to edit this data without dropping 30k for 6 users on upgrading to standard. Can we run squirrel next ...
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How to connect to ArcSDE for using the ArcObjects Erase tool in C#?

I want to make use of geoprocessing via .NET ArcObjects, in this case of the "Erase" tool. This is easy once dealing with a local gdb file what I did for feasibility study. The issue occurs when I ...
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Identifying inserts, updates, deletes, and conflicts between a parent and child version in ArcSDE with ArcPy

I'm looking for a way to identify records that have changed between the present and the last time a version was reconciled. It would also be great to be able to identify conflicting records. Ideally ...
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Using IGeoProcessor2 to update Oracle Spatial

In the below example the input and out are shape files read from folders.Is it possible to read and write Oracle Spatial Geometry tables? I have ArcGIS,ArcSDE and Oracle Spatial 11g. How to set ...
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After SDE Conversion, cannot open our GP Services to republish them

We have several services that were originally published against a local file-based database (with ArcMap 10.1). We spent the past week converting the data into an SDE database and we are running ...
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Conversion to SDE changes names

I could not find anything on this topic already discussed. We converted our file-based system in ESRI to an SDE instance on Sql Server. We made changes in our code to open using the connection string ...
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Connecting to MSSQL 2008 R2 with QGIS 2.0.1

There have been questions related to this, but some of them seem out of date or no one has asked. I'm trying to connect to SQL Server 2008R2 using a MSSQL connection in QGIS. I'm not exactly sure if ...
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SDE Performance issue with SQL Spatial labelled lines on one server

Here is an issue that has stumped ESRI and SQL Server experts alike. I ask it here just to get more people thinking about it. Exhibit A is this screencast. I have two servers: ROGIS: A dedicated ...
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Replace Polygon geometry in SDE Database using FME

I'm still trying to wrap my head around using FME and encountering another issue. This is my scenario: I have a master SDE database that i am trying to update using the data from a GDB file. I was ...
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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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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 ArcSDE for MS SQL Server?

I've been tasked with creating a set of tables to store hierarchical data within an ArcSDE. 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 ...