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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ArcGIS Publisher PMF Version Compatibility

Does anyone know of version compatibility issues of creating a PMF? Or links to that documentation? I have not seen anything from Esri. I have asked Esri Support, and will update with their response. ...
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Convert from Geometry to SDE Binary storage type in SDE database

We have been battling performance issues between SQL 2012 and ArcGIS 10.1. One of the most common solution is to convert to SDE Binary storage. We know that this storage type is not as dynamic as the ...
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How to copy selected features from one sde to another using ArcObjects?

Assuming I have two SDEs or other datasources with the same datamodel. One contains features the other one is empty. In ArcMap I have layers from both datasources in my table of contents. Now I would ...
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How can you tell if a RDBMS is an ArcSDE Geodatabase?

I want to know if there is any way I can query the RDBMS to determine whether it is an ArcSDE Geodatabase, or if I have to do it through ArcObjects. I am wondering if it would be enough to check if ...
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Renaming shapefiles with prefix while running arcpy.FeatureClassToGeodatabase?

I'm fairly new to the arcpy world. I am trying to create a script in 10.0 that will load a dataset (file geodatabase) into ArcSDE and rename the feature classes with a prefix, i.e. San_Diego_Bay -> ...
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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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SDE 10.1 Layers Not Loading in ArcGIS Engine Application

I have an ArcGIS application that works great when loading layers from SDE 10.0 but fails when trying to load the layers when they're pointing to a SDE 10.1 server. The only difference is the layer ...
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Direct DBMS sql queries and ArcSDE geodatabase

i want to make updates from Arcobjects on several tables stored on a ArcSDE 10.1 versionned geodatabase based on Postgresql 9.0.5 , none of these update require spatial data , and making these updates ...
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SQL Plus error using sdeversion

I'm new to SQL Plus and I have a question. I've created several versions of a feature class located on a SDE database. I want to use ArcSDE Administration Commands found here but I'm getting an error ...
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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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Understanding How ArcGIS Displays Non Spatial Data Created in Microsoft Access

I am working on getting American Community Survey(ACS) data into SDE table format. I have managed to import all the text files downloaded from ACS into excel and then imported to Access for further ...
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Deleting definition queries of multiple layers in ArcMap?

I'm searching for a way to freeze/delete definition queries of several layers at once (instead of doing it manually by opening the properties of each layer). I'm working in ArcMap 9.3.1 on an ArcSDE ...
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Is there an se_toolkit version for ArcSDE 10?

I have the one for 9.3 downloaded--is there a version for ArcSDE 10? So far my 9.3 version of se_toolkit is working against 10 geodatabases, but I've only tried a couple of the tools(sdeping and ...
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Query for Selecting only Selected Fc's from a GDB

I need to version n number of fc's which start with sde."ENT-QA". I need to select only those feature classes and run versioning for it. Can anyone help me in writing the query for selecting only fc's ...
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How to cast SDE table to IFeatureClassLoad

How do you cast an SDE table to IFeatureClassLoad using ArcObjects? I'm getting an error with this attempt below which is not the correct method: Dim pSDEFeatWksp As IFeatureWorkspace = ...
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Definition Query to Python script on Oracle 9i and ArcGIS 9.3.1

SUBTYPECD=1 AND SERIESNAME NOT LIKE '%-%' AND OPERATIONALSTATUS IS NULL OR SUBTYPECD=1 AND SERIESNAME NOT LIKE '%-%' AND OPERATIONALSTATUS = 976 The above is my def query in ArcMap against ArcSDE ...
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How to add a Database Server in Catalog?

I have ArcSDE on an Oracle database and I want to add a database server connection to ArcCatalog, I've seen several sites but they don't say what I have to write down. Let me explain: From the tree ...
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how to configure an arcgis server service to enable multiple editing

I'm using ArcGIS Server 9.3.1, ArcSDE, VS.NET 2008 and I'm trying to enable a service to be edited multiple times, the service its going to be public and it will be used to report emergencies and ...
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ArcSDE edits not showing up in ArcGIS Server Geodata Service?

I've got an ArcGIS Server GeoData service against an SDE MSSql database. When changes are made to the source data, the edits don't appear to show up in the GeoData service. If I restart the ...
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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 - ...
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Determine if ArcSDE service or direct connect

Does anybody knows if there is the ability to check a layers datasource, if it is an direct connect to a database or if an ArcSDE service is used? For both the esriDataSourcesGDB.SdeWorkspaceFactory ...
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ArcGIS Online related table not displaying correctly in popup

I have an ArcGIS Online Map composed of three spatial feature classes and a table. All three feature layers are related to the table and all the layers and table are housed within the same SDE. I ...
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how to create a new ArcSDE Service?

I need to create a new sde service with the command line for the first time with mssql on ArcGIS Server 10.0 so that 3rd party software can access it. Direct connect will not work unfortunately. As ...
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Unable to execute a python script that was exported from ModelBuilder

I have a model that copies a single F.C form SDE geodatabase to a scratch geodatabase then copies it back with a new name to the same SDE geodatabase again. And this works perfectly form the model. ...
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Remove/Hide SHAPE.STArea() & SHAP.STLength() fields

Is there a way to hide SHAPE.STArea() & SHAP.STLength() fields in feature classes in an SDE GDB? I'm working with a client who says that these fields were not in any feature class in the GDB and ...
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Problem loading tif into raster dataset in ArcSDE 10.2

I have over 1000 raster datasets I need to mosaic into ArcSDE 10.2. I can't use a mosaic dataset because the county I am working for wants to keep the files on an external HD, so the pointers won't ...
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What is the best way to update a production ArcSDE database from staging?

We have development, staging and production instances of the same ArcSDE database, similar to this ancient thread. Our development to staging deployment employs lots of schema changes with exclusive ...
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Where to store Raster data?

I will soon have to plan where and how our raster data will be stored as we will be upgrading from ArcGIS 10.0 to ArcGIS 10.2. The following questions first need to be addressed before I can make any ...
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Change sde connection parameters with ArcPy

I know you can create a database connection with Arcpy using the CreateDatabaseConnection_management function. I am wondering if anyone knows a way in which to change the parameters of that file. ...
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Using ArcPy to get all database names within server?

I am trying to populate a folder with ArcSDE database connection files for all the databases within a server instance. I need to be able to do this for several of our servers. Although I know within ...
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Get Coded Value Domains from a Oracle geodatabase using PLSQL

i'm trying to get all coded value domains from a Oracle geodatabase. I dont have access to arcmap. I only have access to oracle 10g database. SELECT I.NAME Domain, ...
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RuntimeError: Field is not editable when using InsertCursor on ArcSDE geodatabase with ArcFM installed?

We are running ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 SP1, and also have ArcFM installed. I have this simple code: workspace = "C:\\my.sde" arcpy.env.workspace = workspace edit = arcpy.da.Editor(arcpy.env.workspace) ...
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How to clear spatial reference identifier?

I created a table in oracle with a sde.st_geometry column. I followed the instructions of ArcGIS help to register the table into geodatabase. My table creation statement is: create table ...
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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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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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How to stop transfer of large raster into arcsde geodatabase

I have just realised that I will not have enough space on my harddrive to accomodate a raster which is being copied into an arcsde geodatadatabase. I am afraid, that if I stop the process in ...
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gdal_translate produces tif with different colors as original

I am using SDE as my raster data source with the ultimate goal to tile this dataset: I am running the following gdal_translate command to generate the initial VRT: gdal_translate -projwin 390605 ...
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How to write an SQL query to select recently edited features with Editor Tracking enabled?

Conditions: ArcGIS for Desktop 10.2 and ArcSDE 10.1 Is there a way to select recently edited features using the automatically populated fields that Editor Tracking uses? The new Editor Tracking ...
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ArcGIS 10.0 get sde information out of .mxd

The overall goal here is to iterate through several directories of .mxd files and document which SQL Server instance of SDE they are pointing to, with the database name and feature class names. All ...
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ArcSDE 10: How to read/write to Oracle with ST_GEOMETRY using Java

I found the following in the deprecation plan of ArcGIS 10.2: ArcGIS 10.2 will be the last major release to support the ArcSDE SDK with the ArcSDE C and Java APIs. Today many other options are ...
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How to Register a Spatial View when ArcSDE is direct connect only?

I have an ArcSDE 10.0 set up with MS SQL 2008 R2 Database, on direct connect. There is no service running, nor installed. I have created a spatial view built on a couple of tables. I have followed ...
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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 ...
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Arcpad checkout to an area

I would like to check out data from an SDE database but for performance sake, i prefer to delete all features outside of my survey area. i've tried to copy features in area from sde to a file GDB ...
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Can I use an Update cursor with a versioned feature class which has attachments in ArcObjects .NET

I have a problem with my code (C# ArcObjects 10.1). We are trying to update and insert 10 - 15 rows at a time into a feature class hosted in ArcSDE 10.1 on SQL Server 2008 R2. We have a feature class ...
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Join feature classes from two ArcSDE geodatabases with same schema?

I am working with two ArcSDE geodatabases -- one for test, one for production. They both have the same schema. I recalculated an attribute in the test environment and wanted to push that to ...
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Why does Updating Location of ArcSDE Feature using ArcObjects .NET give Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from call to COM component?

I have been able to connect to an Enterprise GeoDatabase, retrieve features from it and update attributes. However I am having problems accessing and then updating the shape property of a feature. ...
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ArcGIS 10 querying Oracle 10g without SDE

I'm interested to see if anyone has successfully got this setup working, and if so how many sacrifices were required and to which deities. I am hoping to ultimately get ArcGIS Server 10 serving map ...
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ArcSDE: Specifying fields to not allow null values

I have a feature class in SDE that has various fields where the setting AllowNulls is set to FALSE. When creating a feature in ArcMap in this feature class it still allows nulls to be specified in ...
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Creating ArcSDE feature class in MS SQL Server?

Unfortunately I am totally dumb when it comes to programming, and very new to databases (mainly because I studied geography), so : I have a Microsoft SQL Database Server, and a ArcSDE geodatabase. I ...
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validate SDE features within arcObjects (cant use sdeLayer)

I'm trying to sweep through a feature class checking for invalid features (and log the invalid features). Would IValidation.Validate work or does that just check for rules? If not I'm guessing I ...