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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Has anyone successfully made a FeatureLayer from a view in DB2 and ArcSDE 10?

Lately it seems like every new ESRI feature fails for me - I must be cursed. I'm testing the use of a FeatureLayer to see if helps display and query features using the JavaScript API 2.0. This layer ...
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Database connection (SDE) failed after database was renamed

I created an enterprise geodatabase in SQL Server 2008 R2 with ArcCatalog (10.2). It was connected via an sde file in ArcCatalog then. Then I had to rename the database from SQL Server Management ...
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Distinguishing between table and FC using arcpy, when exporting from SDE

I'm working on a project where I'm pulling some data out of SDE and putting it into a file geodatabase for a group of people to look at with a custom map. I'm writing a script using the ...
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Arcpy cannot connect to SDE on PostgreSQL with 32-bit version

So I've been banging my head against a wall for awhile with this one. I recently setup an SDE database in Postgres, and all seemed good. I am able to connect to it from both ArcMap and ArcCatalog, ...
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Error with da.UpdateCursor and SDE feature classes

I am making my first attempt at editing an ArcSDE feature class with python through a da.UpdateCursor. I'm essentially taking code I've written for a file geodatabase feature class and applying it to ...
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How to add ST_GEOMETRY column to an exitsting table that already has X Y columns

I have created and Oracle 11g geospatial geodatabase and have create an arcsde connection. I have been connected using arcmap, as a simple user (not sde or schema-user), who has all the proper rights ...
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Create Auto-Incremented Field within SDE Feature Class (SQL Server)

Has anyone implemented a way of creating an auto-incremented integer field within an ArcSDE (SQL Server 2008 R2) feature class / table and if so, would be willing to give a little guidance on how to ...
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Update Existing Feature Class by Replacing Features with Updated Versions from a Shapefile

I have a feature class in a versioned ArcSDE geodatabase with archiving enabled. I receive regular updates for this data in shapefile format. I want to be able to replace any features that have ...
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Replacing double quotes in filename using [closed]

I am working with data in an SDE, when I create a new feature class within the SDE I get a file name which contains my user name in double quotes. I do not have administrative permissions to the SDE ...
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Connecting ArcSDE to Quantum GIS for dummies?

I really have a need to be able to connect to and edit ArcSDE data in Quantum GIS. This question has been asked before and apparently is possible, but the instructions are just not specific enough ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Issues importing feature class to SDE SQL Server 2012

I have received an error indicating there could be issues with my geometry when attempting to import a feature class into SDE. I ran the check geometry tool. No issues. I have removed all fields ...
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Data loss after compressing geodatabase in ArcSDE

I suffer sometimes from data loss after compressing ArcSDE geodatabase, this geodatabase contains versioned feature classes, so the compressing script reconciles and compress the geodatabase: # ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 & SQL Server 2012

We currently updated to SQL Server 2012 and now we are encountering a slower performance when connecting to the geodatabase on SQL Server 2012. Here are the things that we tried to fix the issue: - ...
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Can .Net version of ArcGIS Server expose Oracle spatial data without ArcSDE, or is this limited to Java version?

I'm planning a new deployment of ArcGIS Server and I want to avoid using ArcSDE if possible. My vendor requires that we store our spatial data in Oracle and we prefer to use Microsoft server ...
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How to know Who is reconciling the Version to DEFAULT(Parent) in Geodatabase

We have Public DEFAULT version and working Versions(Child) have been created directly from DEFAULT. We have also provided Reconcile-Post Option to group of Users placed at separate locations. Hence ...
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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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Is it possible to re-point operational layers ArcGIS Mobile projects v.3.0

We have an ArcGIS mobile project with two operational layers for data collection. The layers source from a GIS server on the cloud, running on top of an SDE. The database has a feature dataset, and ...
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What is fastest way to copy feature dataset from ArcSDE to File Geodatabase in ModelBuilder?

What geoprocessing tool is the fastest for copying feature datasets from SDE to fgdb? I want to make a model in ModelBuilder that copies an entire featuredataset from my SDE database to a file ...
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Create ESRI ArcSDE Connection File (.sde) using Python/ArcPy at the ArcView license level?

Is there an alternative way to create ArcSDE connections in ArcGIS 10.0 using Python at the ArcView license level? I need to create 4 separate connection files for a MXD SDE data source re-point tool. ...
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View in ArcSDE 10.1 Problem

I have created a view by joining a feature layer and 2-3 other tables in ArcSDE database using help from James Richard Post. The view gets created fine in both SQL Server 2008 and also in SDE. In ...
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How to compress enterprise geodatabase with stored procedure?

I'm looking for a stored procedure in ArcSDE for SQL Server which performs geodatabase compression to include it in our daily maintenance plan. Is there any such thing in ArcSDE 10.0?
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How to get WKT from SHAPE column in the ArcSDE geodatabase?

I have an ArcSDE geodatabase running on top of SQL Server 2008. A table for a feature layer was added from ArcCatalog. The SHAPE column is a type of int which was automatically converted from ...
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ArcSDE error: “Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded ”

I have an ArcSDE error: " *Failed to connect to database. Maximum number of connections to instance exceeded " Did what ESRI recommended :" Check the value set for the CONNECTIONS parameter in ...
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Storing Shapes in database

What is more effective? Storing Shapes as shape column (http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisserver/9.3/java/index.htm#geodatabases/topology_basics.htm) in database? Or maybe store shapes in seperate tables ...
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ArcSDE Feature View in a GeoDatabase other than the Feature's Database

here is the problem I have been struggling with: We have our spatial features in an SDE enabled DB (call it DB1) and have a client DB which is SDE enabled as well (meaning geo-DB call it DB2) and ...
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arcsde huge size file upload into Oracle spatial

I have 35million records (tomtom multinet) of file gdb file in my desktop machine. I need to upload this file into Oracle spatial as SDO_geometry file. I already tested the connection with small ...
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Importing Rasters to ArcSDE 9.3.1 using sderaster

OK, I am trying to import a raster to 11g using the sderaster command. It is a stand alone jpg with a world file associated, and pyramids. Am I right in assuming I cannot import a JPG, I can only ...
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ArcObjects .NET 9.3 upgrade to 10 breaks IRasterDataset.Copy(…) code

I have to upgrade an application from ArcObjects 9.3 (C# .NET) to 10. Unfortunately, there seems to be some incompatibility regarding the IRasterDataset.Copy method. The following code worked fine in ...
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Using Flex to display single rasters from raster catalog in ArcSDE/ArcGIS server

One of the front end develoeprs here is having issues displaying, or working out how to display a single raster held in a raster catalog in ArcSDE using the Flex 2.2 API the Raster Catalog holds ...
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Update Attribute based on spatial location

I want to spatially (Spatial Join) update few fields, not all, from another feature class. Is there any way to select and update few fields instead of all the fields from the other layer and ...
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error in arcsde service

I am getting an error message when atempting to Create a connection in Arc Catalog. The message is : Failed to Connect to database SDE not Running on Server Then I Check the Service esri_sde it has ...
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Why do I have various *.sde files on my server?

I have an old pc at work which has been used to serve a large aerial Photo. I can only imagine that this was done due to lack of space. I have now found 5 other sde files on the server. I have no idea ...
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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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Where to download ArcSDE?

I have ArcSDE for SQL Server 2008 R2. I want to install ArcSDE for another version of SQL Server. I want to download the ArcSDE software but I cannot find it in search. Where can I find it?
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Differences between ArcSDE 9.3 and 10.0?

I am curious that what is differences between ArcSDE 9.3 and ArcSDE 10? Is there ArcSDE 10 to use it? Or ArcSDE 10 is coming with ArcGIS for Servers? Can anyone explain me?
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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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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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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 for ArcGIS Desktop

I have ArcGIS desktop (info) license. I want to know if I can configure SDE, where in I can work with versioning of geodatabases.
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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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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 ...