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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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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Specifying which ArcSDE feature class Geoprocessing Service is to update?

I want to have a geoprocessing service update sde. I am getting an I/O Error saying data doesn't exist. I imagine because the connection file (copied from my ArcCatalog folder) I placed next to the ...
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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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Replicate Geodatabase and append to main SDE database

I have my ArcSDE GDB on SQL Server 2005. This we are maintaining at our end at head office. Now we have installed ArcGIS editor license to regional offices. GIS technicians at regional offices can't ...
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Can't select geometry from Oracle DB using SQL

I'm trying to select the geometry field from an ArcSDE feature class in an Oracle 11g database (inside of a Python script via PyODBC). This is my query: SELECT SHAPE FROM USR.FEAT_CLASS This is ...
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Start session edit on a specific layer on the map?

I created a GIS using ArcObjects, my application needs to be connected with a geodatabase stored in SQL Server. I used ARCSDE to connect my application to the database and when the database is ...
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How to create a model which executes a SQL stored procedure with user-provided parameters?

How can I create an ArcToolbox that executes a SQL stored procedure and asks the user for two inputs? As it stands now, I have to log in to my SQL server and run an execute statement for the stored ...
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Exporting lists of Feature classes and fields from SDE

I'm using matt wilkies' arcplus module http://gis.stackexchange.com/a/5943/16793 to export a list of feature classes within an SDE database to a text file. I've also written a tool to write field ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Feature Access ArcGIS 10.1 Registered Database Publishing Error

I created a feature class from an XY table in ArcCatalog, and I am trying to publish a feature access enabled map to my server. When I try, I keep getting a 00090 error which is "feature service ...
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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 ...
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Can one edit an ArcSDE Oracle spatial view?

By 'edit' I mean edit the geometry in the feature class, not any attributes in the joined table. Unversioned. I really had it in my head that you can, as long as the objectid column is included in ...
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How to add a column to table with sdelayer command?

I am working with an oracle11g database and I would like to add a new column to a feature class stored in this database. I would like to use the sdelayer command but can any one of you give me a tip ...
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“SDE error 6” when publishing GeoServer layer

I have successfully created an ArcSDE datastore in GeoServer 2.2.4. When I try to publish a feature class in the SDE database, the "Compute from data" link returns nothing, and the "Compute from ...
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Identifying the Primary Key field of the Layer in ArcGIS Server

I need to get the primary key column of the Particular layer added in the Map. Usually 'FID' be found for a Shapefile Layer Source and OBJECTID found for a SDE source layer. Is there any way to ...
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arcsde - index LOADING/FAILED/UNUSABLE

I have a problem with import data with fme and arcsde. I have a loop of import data in the same arcsde table. I have a problem with index : Error while executing stream insert operation for table ...
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Delete SDE feature class features with ArcPy

I'm working on a script that will empty my SDE database of all data. How would I go about deleting features from feature classes using ArcPy? I have an SDE connection created with a user that should ...
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Creating bulk field aliases for several layers within same ArcSDE feature class using ArcPy? [duplicate]

I have an ArcMap with ~200 layers from the same sde feature class. After I finished adding all the layers it was brought to my attention that we need to add field alaises for the attribute table. ...
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How to convert int type OBJECTID to ObjectID type recognised by ArcSDE?

I have an ordinary table with OBJECTID column (type of int) in a MS SQL Server 2008 R2 instance. I need to store it in an ArcSDE geodatabase instance running on top of the SQL Server. The thing is how ...
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Select and highlight features

I have 2 ESRI feature layers on my map; points and polylines. I can select them just fine either by rectangle or polygon. What I am missing is how to highlight (larger size and different color) the ...
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ArcToolbox Create Replica tool advanced options

I am trying to create a two-way Replica of my SDE database to another SDE database in ArcGIS 10.0 If I use the Create Replica wizard from the 'Distributed Geodatabase' toolbar in ArcMap I am able to ...
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Copying and renaming files on SDE connection

I have a script that renames and copies files (feature classes) on an SDE connection. This script works just fine if the feature class name does not start with an 'S'. If the feature class name does ...
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Add Spatial Database Connection fails?

I created a Database Server (SQL Express 2008.) I created a "New GeoDatabase..." I double-click on "Add Spatial Database Connection." I fill out the dialog and change the transactional version. ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 and SQL Server 2008 R2 permissions and feature services

I have ArcGIS Server 10 with SP1 and SP2 on windows server 2008 and ArcSDE (from an edn liscense) installed on top of MS SQL Server 2008. When I make a spatial db connection in ArcCatalog (direct ...
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Editing non-nullable fields of ArcSDE layers in ArcMap

I'm using ArcSDE layer in my map project in ArcMap 10. Some of the fields of this layer allow null and some don't. I can't edit the non-nullable ones, neither programmatically (IField.Editable is ...
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Access Feature Classes on Multiple Database Schemas with ArcSDE

I am using ArcObjects to access a GeoDatabase that was set up with ArcSDE 10 and SQL Server 2008 R2. In this particular case, I have some tables set up on alternate schemas (this is to replicate a ...