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 is it possible to publish data with ArcGIS Server without creating ArcSDE service or using ArcSDE?

I am still relatively new to the ESRI server techologies. I have server1 which runs ArcGIS server 10.0 and when I look at which processes running on this server I see ArcSOM.exe, ArcSOCMON.exe and ...
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Should large Basemaps be stored in DBMS via ArcSDE?

As I understand it, the SDE Geodatabase provides the technology for Multiuser databases, Versioning, replication and other Geodatabase functionality. In my organisation, this could be useful for ...
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How to register as versioned using SDELayer?

This is the normal process using ArcCatalog : I want to automate this process using sdeLayer or any tools - does anybody have an idea as to how to do it? there is an application sdelayer ...
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ArcSDE installation; “sdesetup: command not found”

I am trying to install ArcSDE component for postgresql database from A DVD file. I have copied files of following folders on the server : command_64 pg_64 in both of theses files there are ...
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How do I use Oracle Locator's mdsys.sdo_geometry with ArcSDE?

I'm using the Oracle Locator MDSYS.SDO_Geometry type to store my spatial information and then accessing it through ArcSDE. I'm confused about how the precision component of the metadata is used and ...
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Registering a SDE Service in 10.1 with Command Line

I am installing ArcSDE on a new development box. I have executed the setup.exe, created an Enterprise database called "GDB123" and created a new sde service called "sde_123". I need some ...
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Database Connections folder is empty when viewed with ArcGIS tool

I'm trying to create an ArcGIS tool which accepts an SDE connection file as an input. I made a new interface with an input parameter and set the type to Database Connections. When I open the tool and ...
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Why does arcpy append from file geodatabase to SDE fail?

I'm trying to append a feature class from a file geodatabase to an Arcsde featureclass using this line of code: arcpy.Append_management("parcel_copy", sde_path+"parcel" ,"NO_TEST") This line works ...
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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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ArcMap - ODBC connection to SDE table shows an old version?

I use an ODBC connection to an SDE table to return a current list of features for reporting purposes. The connection is pointed at a Microsoft SQL SDE server and the connection info matches what I ...
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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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Associating data in a form with an SDE Layer

I was wondering if there was a way to associate/persist some data about an SDE featureclass when viewing via ArcCatalog. I know you can have metadata - but I don't want to use that, and I'm pretty ...
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Is the “sdetable” command available with ArcGIS Workgroup

Is the "sdetable" command available with ArcGIS Workgroup, or only the Enterprise edition? We have ArcGIS Server Workgroup 9.3.1 and want to update some of the feature class tables with data from ...
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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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Not enough memory in the file group “Primary”: SDE Database error with MSSQL

I got this error message whilst trying to load data into a raster in ArcMap 10.0. Underlying DBMS error [Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0: Eine neue Seite für die sde-Datenbank konnte nicht ...
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Analyze Datasets (Data Management) - what is the output?

I recently completed a Analyze Datasets procedure on my ArcGIS 10.1 SDE. However, I could not find a tangible output to review. Does anyone know where I can find the output?
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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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ArcSDE/ST_Geometry: Can I store polygon and point geometries in same row?

In the system I'm building, we've got a facility that can be represented as either a point, or a point within a polygon (the point in the polygon may or may not be the polygon's centroid). I'm using ...
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Error 001359 when publishing map service to ArcGIS server 10.1

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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How to manage user privilege on layers to Arcgis 10 Desktop?

Problem: I am a Computer Analyst on a town hall. Here we have the sector A and B. Both work in ArcGIS 10 Desktop. The sector A has granted to access/edit everything. The sector A has all the ...
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Why don't I see ArcSDE service in the Windows services?

I've been thrown into learning how ArcSDE and ArcServer work. I'm trying to start a service using the default esri_sde on port 5151. I put it in both the ArcSDE and windows service files. When I go ...
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Geodata Service in ArcGIS Java script api (3.1)

Can I use Geodata service in ArcGIS JavaScript API 3.1 ??? Background : I have simple map service and the all attribute data is stored in Sql Server database. I want to perform query operation on map ...
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How to replace corrupt representations stored in a geodatabase using symbology from layer file?

I have a lyr file with symbology that I want to store in the database. Symbolology is already stored in the geodatabase but the symbology levels has been corrupted migrating from 9.3 to 10. Thus, I ...
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How to drop ArcSDE connection using Python scripting?

I want to be able to control connections to ArcSDE via python. Here is my script so far using ESRI's example. import arcpy from arcpy import env env.workspace = r"SDEConnection" fcList = ...
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Multiple-machine deployment scenario. Solutions?

I have a virtual machine (let's call it machine no.1) on which I have installed Microsoft SQL Express 2008 R+ ArcSDE 10.0+ ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 +ArcGIS Server 10.0. Everything is connected and works ...
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Versioning geodatabases

I am trying to reconcile and post the edits. I would like to know if I can post the versions to two different parents. Could some one help me with c# coding on how to do this.
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Delta tables for versioning

I am doing versioning of sde. I have done this using the ArcMap. I want to look at the delta tables in sql server. In sql, I don't see the delta tables. I just see few tables named as a144. How do I ...
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How can I insert new records to an ArcSDE feature class from a view in ArcSDE

I am wondering how I can both insert new records from a view to a feature class and update data that may be newer in the view than in the feature class. I have been fumbling around in modelbuilder and ...
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How do I programmatically update/recreate an ArcSDE feature class from external sql data?

I have an ArcSDE feature class that contains project points based on xy data from an external SQL databaes. (Not a geodb). I am looking for the best way to "recreate" the ArcSDE feature class from the ...
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Product License not initialized error when trying to open an SDE connection in ArcObjects

I am trying to connect to create connection in using ArcObjects using the code below. IPropertySet propertySet = new PropertySet(); IWorkspaceFactory sdeWsFactory = new SdeWorkspaceFactory(); ...
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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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Why does copying ArcSDE datasets and features in Python give ERROR 000732 & 000735?

Go easy, I'm new to python I keep getting a kick back that says this: ERROR 000732: Input Features: Dataset 'Database Connections\Wyoming.sde\Supporting_MT_DBO_Geology' does not exist or is not ...
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Why does FeatureClassToFeatureClass field mapping create shapefile with no attribute values on local machine from ArcSDE?

I have inherited taking over and supporting and ArcSDE GIS database. We have a process that we must do every 6 months to export certain features from the ArcSDE database into shape files so that they ...
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ArcGIS: Versioning, Post & Reconcile, Compressing, and Lost in Space

Alright guys, I'm in a bad way here. Here is the short version, and I'll post the long detailed version below. I'm needing to figure out an easier way to post changes to the data on our SDE ...
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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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Error in GUID fields using “Simple Data Loader”

I have a replicated table in my SQL Server (PE_AMB_ANP), that table has a field named "rowguid" (rowguid is auto generated) When I try yo load data, the field appear matched with 'none', but when the ...
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Matching sde database port to FME Reader?

I had been trying to connect a MSSQL Server/SDE 9.3 to an FME (2013) Reader for 2 days until I noticed from an earlier fme project that each sde Database has a unique port number. I thought the sde ...
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How can I use a sub-query in where statement of a query in ArcGIS 10.2 Map service?

I'm migrating my ArcGIS map services from version 10.0 to 10.2. It uses ArcSDE to manage spatial data in a SQL Server database. I was able to create the map service and everything seems OK. However ...
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Update license for enterprise geodatabase with GP/Python?

I am attaching dozens of database files to a SQL Server instance and then I have to run sdesetup command to update the geodatabase license by pointing to my ArcGIS Server license. I am trying to find ...
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Arcsde and Oracle on same machine but while creating a Enterprise Geodatabase giving TNS Error

I have Installed Arcgis Desktop 10.2 and Oracle 11G and Arcsde 10.2 and oracle Client When I am Creating a Enterprise Geodatabase it is giving me this error: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the ...
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Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. Invalid network element id : Field is not editable

While reconciling a child version with the parent version, in a dataset containing Geometric network, the following error was noticed. Error during reconcile: "The version could not be reconciled. ...
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Error occured during Geodatabase compressing

When I am doing geodatabase administration in ArcSDE on an Oracle Database, the following error pops up when I run the compress tool ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1 ORA-01000: ...
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enabling feature access without installing ArcSDE 10.1?

Is there any way to enable "feature access" when publishing a map using ArcGIS 10.1 server, without installing ArcSDE?
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ArcReader 10.1 trouble (loading and printing is taking very long ime)

We've run into printing problems in ArcReader 10.1. Our trouble is with a particular floodplain feature class located in an SDE database. It simply takes forever to load! Then, when printing, it takes ...
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Create a One-to-Many Spatial View with ArcGIS 10.1

We have two datasets: parcels and owners. This is a many-to-many relationship, where a parcel can have multiple owners and there may be multiple properties on a single parcel (also with multiple ...
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updating a feature class from an EXCEL spreadsheet

I created feature classes that only contains the data from an EXCEL file. I did this to enable the search function to search the data in these tables. The FCs also have relationships between ...
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arcpy update cursor: can't connect to a database table

I am using updateCursor to retrieve some rows from a non spatial table using a connection of type "Spatial Database Connection" (That creates a .sde file) from ArcCatalog. However, it doesn't work, ...
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Trigger a python script to run after a row is added to the feature class

I have a Python script which runs on a SDE feature class daily (as a scheduled task). I would actually like this script to run whenever a new row is added to the feature class (data is captured in the ...
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Migrating Lines to ArcGIS polyline

I'm trying to import geometry lines from Oracle Spatial database to ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. and some data will cause the error. Its says not enough points for feature class, but when I look ...
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How to insert features in a MS SQL based SDE without giving ObjectID s?

I'm trying to load features into ArcSDE without using ArcObjects, and using SQL from my .NET Application instead. I have followed the answers given in this question: Is it possible to load features ...