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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
3answers
863 views

Transfering a lot of features from geodatabases?

I'm having a problem where I need to export a large amount of content from 2 geodatabases of different nature (SDE -> File). I have three options: Spatial Select, a regular SQL select and the full ...
2
votes
1answer
554 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
167 views

How to create an SQL Persisted Computed Column which values are derived from spatial column

Our GDB is using the SQL native GEOMETRY data storage type (SQL 2012 Standard) and the spatial reference for this uses a unit of square feet. I want to create a (persisted) computed column which will ...
3
votes
0answers
35 views

Any way to speed up an append of data to SDE database while it is still versioned?

My group works on a database and about once a month I receive data that must be appended. This process has required me to reconcile and post all versions to default. I then pull down the database ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Create field on open ArcGIS map - not saved

I am using ArcGIS desktop with an SDE feature layer with enterprise data that I do not have rights to edit. The data changes weekly but I need a field that is sum of 2 current fields without creating ...
2
votes
0answers
22 views

Save edits before disconnecting users from enterprise geodatabase?

Is there any method that enables the Administrator to save the users edits before disconnecting them for an enterprise geodatabase. Because I am disconnecting users as shown in the screenshot, but ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
52 views

Does hibernate spatial support st_geometry created by ArcSDE?

We are using ArcSDE 10.0 to export data to the Oracle database, and the spatial property are saved using the SDE.st_geometry format. Now in our J2EE application we tried to manage these data by ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Pythonic way to recalculate feature extent in ArcGIS 10.2

I am creating a tool that will automate a tedious process of data standardization. One of the steps is to recalculate the feature extent of a SDE file. Surprisingly I cannot find anything useful in ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

ArcGIS 10.3 geocoder

I recently upgraded, desktop, server, engine and SDE to 10.3, and of course had to upgrade some other features and extensions. It seems that now that I've upgraded to 10.3 my new 10.3 geocoders will ...
21
votes
5answers
14k views

Is ArcSDE no longer needed at ArcGIS 10.1?

Through my frustration of not finding the post-installation wizard with ArcSDE 10.1 and being unsuccessful with the command line tool to start an SDE service on our SDE databases, I found I was able ...
2
votes
2answers
36 views

FME SDE Writer changing the part sequence of a Multi-part polygon on Insert

I am creating a FME script that will accept to databases (MDB file and SDE Database) and will update the SDE database if there are any changes to the MDB file. I have a CRCCalculator for both SDE and ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

How to identify Unposted/Outstanding (A&D) edits of a version in Enterprise SDE Database using SQL interface?

I am working on ArcSDE10.2.2 Oracle11G(11.2.0.4) enterprise geodatabase with user base 600+ and 2000 versions( Created from DEFAULT). For effective GDB compression and optimized performance delta ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
18 views

Is it possible to add an ArcGIS attachment to a row in Oracle/SDE using oracle stored procedures?

So far I have been able to attach files to features within a featureclass using the python tools and ArcObjects. Within Oracle I have been able to add features with geometries using the ST_Geometry ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

How to replace corrupt representations stored in 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 ...
6
votes
1answer
81 views

How to create ArcSDE Geodatabase in PostgreSQL without ArcGIS Desktop?

I am programming a small application using Arcobjects, and I need to create an ArcSDE geodatabase on PostgreSQL. In ArcSDE at 10.2 there is no Post Installation Wizard. How do I create a Geodatabase ...
2
votes
1answer
151 views

Strange ArcSDE error inserting null into state_locks?

I'm working with a heavily customized version of ArcMap 9.3.1. It's heavily customized, but it mostly uses class extensions and special validations. Environment: ArcSDE installed in: linux, ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Get Feature Count

My situation is as below, Database 1 : SDE database.Topo Feature Class : 170 Database 2 : SDE database.AOI Feature Class : 1 I want to get feature count of 170 feature classes base on selected AOI ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Error Creating Feature Layer from Parcel Fabric, Error 000732

Currently I am writing a python script that creates a feature layer from our parcel fabric and then appends that data into a different SDE feature class. The problem is that when executing ...
12
votes
5answers
6k views

ArcSDE connection limit exceeded

We routinely exceed ArcSDE's connection limit, about once a week. Many of the "connections" are nothing but orphaned records in the SDE.PROCESS_INFORMATION table. Is there any way to clean up these ...
2
votes
1answer
21 views

Populate X and Y fields in SDE Point Data Using SQL trigger

Here is my situation. I am running ESRI ArcGIS Server and Desktop 10.2 on SQL Server 2008 R2. I would like to populate the Latitude and Longitude fields from point data (Signs data collected using ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Does ArcGIS Online support versioning?

Using ArcSDE with a relational database, it is possible to set up versioning. Is this available in ArcGIS Online, aka ArcGIS.com? When working with a feature layer in ArcGIS Online, there is the ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

SQLServer Shapefile Export won't load in MongoDB due to self intersection

I am having an issue loading a handful of GeoJSON files that were created from a shapefile export from SQLServer into MongoDB. This polygon will not load in MongoDB because of two duplicate vertices ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Debugging 'module' object has no attribute 'SdeWorkspaceFactory'?

I am new to python, am debugging one of existing python code, where am facing an error "'module' object has no attribute 'SdeWorkspaceFactory". Earlier this code was working fine but suddenly does not ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

How can you tell which port number an existing Database Connection is configured for?

I have a database connection to a postgresql database on a non-default port, 5433. I specify TESTDB,5433 as the instance and I can connect with no errors. If I open that connection properties ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Pasting Point goemetry with Z and M values to Simple Point Geometry

This should be kind of easy but I'm looking for a best practice scenario. I just tried adding 14 points from a point shapefile into another layer in our ArcSDE database. I assumed the layer in SDE was ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Connect to postgresql using ARCSDESQLExecute

I'm trying to connect to a postgresql database using ARCSDESQLExecute from ArcPy. When running my script as stand alone (debug from pyscripter) it works fine. When running my script as a tool from ...
0
votes
2answers
371 views

Cannot register a Feature dataset

I am having an issue trying to register a dataset, and being able to edit a featureclass within it. I am new to SDE so please bear with my explanation. I read online you cannot register a feature ...
2
votes
0answers
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Adding multiple users to an enterprise database in one go

I couldn’t figure out how to add multiple users to an Enterprise database in one go. Please consider the following situation: 1 ) I have an enterprise database named “ Test02” 2) Then I try to ...
0
votes
1answer
299 views

Not able to register spatial view with sde

I am using 10.2 ArcGIS and SOL Server 2008 R2. I have created a cross database spatial view in sql server using following syntax: USE [pipelines] GO SET ANSI_NULLS ON GO SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON ...
13
votes
2answers
318 views

Getting differences between old and new versions of ArcSDE database?

Is there a tool or a process that can reveal changes made to the schema of an ArcSDE database when comparing two versions of the same database hosted on different servers? I have an old database ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Changing data source of ArcSDE layers to replace connection and names in thousands of MXDs?

I am facing a situation in wich our GIS data provider changed the path to their SDE Data server, and also changed the names of the the layers in their SDE Data. Need to do changes on thousands of ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Cannot publish Composite Locator to ArcGIS Server 10.2.2

I am unable to publish a composite locator from a 10.0 SP5 ArcSDE Geodatabase (Oracle) to ArcGIS Server 10.2.2. To narrow down the problem I created a fresh composite locator with only one component ...
0
votes
3answers
137 views

Integrate geodatabase with other nonspatial databases in oracle 11g using ArcGis for Desktop 10.2

I have an oracle database namely xe which I have spatially enabled. using the Create Enterprise Geodatabase geoprocessing tool. The application I am going to implement has an already created ...
3
votes
1answer
315 views

ArcSDE - How to edit mosaic dataset

I have a mosaic dataset (Raster) in an SDE database. As expected, when I click start editing, ArcMap says that I have to do "Register as Versioned" before, but I can't have a mosaic dataset in a ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

What is the maximum size supported for ArcGIS Server Workgroup?

I have a database with a size of 200 gb and expect to grow near of a 1 Tb in two years. It´s possible to install an ArcGIS Server Workgroup 10.2 with this size of information? I´m afraid not ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Create feature class with ArcCatalog in Oracle Spatial without ArcSDE error

I need to create a table/feature class with ArcCatalog 10.2 directly to a Oracle Spatial 11.2 database without ArcSDE, Is it possible? I can execute the create new feature class in ArcCatalog, but ...
0
votes
2answers
38 views

SDE connection and multiple schema

I setup an sde connection for Oracle database, where multiple databases are sitting. All databases have same owner, sharing same password but identical user (e.g., BUI, EICU, FRNSW and LPI). While ...
3
votes
2answers
804 views

Creating Python script to reconcile/post geodatabase versions?

I’m trying to set up a python script so that I can schedule our rec/post to run on a server. I’ve created a model with the Reconcile Version tool, with the option to Post checked on. I then export ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

Copying representation symbology from one ArcSDE version to another?

We are having problems with our representations when copying from an ArcGIS 9.3 database to a 10.0. Representation symbologies with dash patterns (dots, dotted lines etc.) are reset to default ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Verify Geodatabase Integrity?

I'm regularly backing up an ArcSDE Geodatabase. The backup is done by using arcpy.Copy_management to copy datasets from SDE to a local File GeoDatabase. How can I verify the integrity of the back up ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

How to created the filtered versions in ArcSDE 10.1?

I am using ArcSDE 10.1 and Oracle 11g, I have a SDE user (parent), and two more users (ex: user1,user2) in my oracle database with required SDE permissions. In my SDE db, i have a polygon ...
17
votes
3answers
5k views

What is difference between ArcSDE and spatially enabled databases?

When would you want to use ArcSDE (available as ArcGIS Server Basic license level) versus a spatially enabled database? What are the trade-offs on either side? What are the benefits on either ...
2
votes
1answer
114 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
260 views

ArcGIS 10.1 SDE database schema other than SDE or DBO

Just wondering if it's possible to apply a schema other than SDE or DBO to SDE feature or raster tables stored in an enterprise database on MS SQL Server 2008 R2. I have got a new customise schema ...
1
vote
2answers
297 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Using REST Services acquiring limited data from DataBase like LayerDefinition

I am working with ArcGIS Server 10.2 and MS SQL DB. I have a requirement in which i need to retrieve limited data using a query from a bulk data using the same Map Service REST URL which can give me ...