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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In ArcSDE, SQL Studio Manager 2012, How to get pixel data using a point layer?

I was using 'where' and 'ST_Intersects' with polygon data to get values 'under' my point layer. Example: Select rd.[FORESTNAME] as Forest, Count(Distinct morel.[OBJECTID]) AS Observations From ...
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Problems with direct connection to ESRI Oracle db for 9.3.1?

I am trying to create a direct connection to ESRI Oracle database for version 9.3.1. When I try to connect I get this error: org.geotools.arcsde.ArcSdeException: Can't create connection to none for ...
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Reconciling version in ArcGIS for Desktop?

When I try to reconcile using ArcGIS for Desktop I got this message: the version could not be reconciled.the number of points is less than required for feature. What should I do? Thank you ...
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Troubleshoot editing features in feature dataset with ArcMap / ArcSDE Oracle

I am having trouble editing a feature class that is in a feature dataset. We have added just the single feature class as a layer in ArcMap and are using the "Start Editing" function on the Editing ...
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ODBC connection to ArcSDE table shows old version in ArcMap?

I use an ODBC connection to an ArcSDE table to return a current list of features for reporting purposes. The connection is pointed at a Microsoft SQL ArcSDE server and the connection info matches ...
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Arcpy ListFeatureClasses in same workspace differs when run from ArcMap VS IDLE

This Works The following python script works when connecting to my dev ArcGIS server, from both the ArcMap python window and the IDLE python GUI/shell running on my dev workstation: import arcpy ...
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What qualifications should auditor have to auditing GIS? [on hold]

Background summary: Various systems are being audited and GIS is the next to be audited. The initial kick-off for the audit was a meeting between me and a single auditor. Initially, I thought it was ...
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Is it possible to consume ArcGIS Hosted Table into local or ArcSDE geodatabase?

I would like to publish a table to our ArcGIS Online (AGOL) organization account. Is it possible to consume hosted features in AGOL to a local db or ArcSDE database connection? By consume I mean ...
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Functionality from Arcinfo to ArcSDE [closed]

If i have a polygon with attributes, when i cut the polygon in to two. the each polygon has to contain same attribute and a label has to be in the centroid of the polygon. example if I have a land ...
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Accessing Versioned data using database link

I have geodatabase on one Oracle server. The data is versioned. I am trying to access the versioned data from another Oracle server using a database link. While accessing the a feature class named ...
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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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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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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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Finding the Default version in a large linage tree

I have a very large versioning linage tree. I am using the arcGIS 10.0 GDBT tool. How can I find the node with the default version?
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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 ...
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Direct connection from geotools to arcgis 10.3

Is it possible to direcly connect to ESRI 10.3 database using geotools ? I use geotools 13.0 and have ESRI database set up on oracle. Previously I was able to connect to SDE using gt-arcsde-plugin ...
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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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FME Writing metadata to ArcGIS Online

I am trying to figure out how to write metadata to ArcGIS Online Feature Service from ORACLE SDE and how to update the existing Feature Service metadata, using FME or other tools. I am able to read ...
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Is it possible to limit export feature class in ArcSDE to only some users?

I'm trying to manage user and their privileges in ArcSDE and sql server 2012. I can privilege the select and edit a layer for users. I can use just two privileges but i want to permit export feature ...
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migrate to Enterprise GIS

We have basemap with shape file, now we have purchased ArcGIS 10.2 with server and ArcSDE and Oracle. we want to establish Enterprise level so that multiple users can edit without overwrite the source ...
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Is a unioned feature class the fastest/best way to quickly get attributes from multiple feature classes at once?

I've been asked to create a feature class by unioning 18 polygon feature classes together, and retaining only certain attributes. The goal is to have a single feature class that can be queried once to ...
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Python script can't find custom module in ArcSDE

I've been working on a python script for some time. Its working well but I'm having trouble running it in SDE. My main issue is that the python script, when run in SDE, cannot find any of the ...
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Geodatabase Archiving

I'm trying to figure out a way to update the schema of an archived feature class. There was a lot of discussion about this from 2012 and prior. https://geonet.esri.com/message/115340#115340 < -- ...
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How do I retrieve a feature outside of ArcSDE into an IFeature in ArcObjects?

I would like to be able to use Entity Framework with a repository pattern for non-spatial querying of my SDE Sql Server database. I was hoping to reverse code-first engineer the database with the ...
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ArcSDE reconcile versions and keep edit version in its current state

Reconciling versions makes both target and source(s) point to the same state. I have an arcpy script that essentially will create a version from a parent of the db - in a state that is empty - adds ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 model to copy feature classes from ArcSDE to FIle Geodatabase?

I am trying to create a model in ArcGIS that copies the feature classes which are stored in SDE geodatabase “SQL” to file geodatabase “in order to sync my SDE data to FGDB“, here what is the best ...
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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 ...
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Surfacing data in ArcSDE enterprise geodatabases in Portal

Is it possible to use data from ArcSDE geodatabases (hosted in Oracle, in this instance) in Portal webmaps? I've been searching documentation and the internet for a while, and it's implied that it's ...
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Is it possible to replicate an SDE geodatabase including the archive tables?

I have a database in one location which I would like to replicate to another using one-way replication. In testing we haven't been able to replicate the archive tables, which is unfortunate because we ...
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where is the sequence in Oracle associated with the Objectid field in ArcGIS, and how to manage it?

I am working in ArcGIS 10.1 with non-spatial Oracle tables. These tables have a field named 'objectid' because were created originally for inserting/updating records by using ArcGIS instead, not ...
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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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Importing XML workspace file without losing z and m parameters?

I am attempting to import an XML Workspace document (database schema) from a file geodatabase into an SDE geodatabase sitting on top of Postgres. The steps I am taking are: In ArcCatalog - ...
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Arcsde - FME - import data

I have a problem with the import of data with FME 2012 and ArcSDE 10. After import, my data are not visibles in ArcMap or ArcCatalog. My layers are registered in ArcSDE. I found a solution: After ...
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ERROR 999999: Error executing function - Failed to execute (CopyRaster)

ERROR 999999: Error executing function Unexpected operation No spatial reference exists This is a fragment from my log report: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Database user ...
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Geometric Network Build Error

I'm trying to create a geometric network of pipes, sewer structures (points) and manholes (points) inside a of an SDE. I can create the network in a file geodatabase but when I try creating it inside ...
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Map Control Didn't Show Editing Result

I have created an application with data from SDE Geodatabase (Oracle). I've registered it as version without tick on the option to move edits to base. Anyway, in my application there is a part where ...
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Exporting data from ArcSDE gdb atribute table to file or personal geodatabase?

I'm currently learning GIS and I'm working on a project, I'm doing my own research and trying to accomplish the following with or without Python: Export data from an ArcSDE geodatabase attribute ...
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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 ...
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How to re-register a one way replica geodatabase

Long story short. Arcmap crashed during one of my regular synchronizations of a replica geodatabase created through one-way replication checkout. Upon reloading it seems to have unregistered the ...
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Using pymssql to create a table using python ArcMap 10.3

I am using ArcMap 10.3 have a my data in a geodatabase (MS SQL Server Express) and I am trying to write a python script that does a bunch of spatial and non-spatial data manipulation. I need to dump ...
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Stop ArcMap from probing missing data sources on launch

When migrating a map from one environment to another (say, from an existing client environment to our development environment) we're often given MXD documents that represent the map. These documents ...
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Why do simple joins on small datasets slow down ArcMap so badly?

ArcGIS 9.3.1, ArcInfo. I have some small file geodatabase and SDE featureclasses (few thousand records each, 50 columns) that I am doing attribute joins on. After the joins, drawing of the map is ...
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How to copy an SDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase using Python?

I would like to make an exact copy (domains, feature datasets, feature classes, etc.) of an SDE database to a file geodatabase. I have tried several possibilities, including: using the Copy (Data ...
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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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inherted .net extension not connecting to arcSDE in ArcMap10.2.2

I have a custom .net extension tool that is supposed to connect to a file geodatabase or SDE (SQL Server). The SDE connection fails to recognize it as valid. The file geodatabase connection works just ...
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ArcGIS Terminology and Data Types

What is the difference between a "Feature Class" and an "SDE Feature Class"? Or a "Table" and an "SDE Table"? When browsing data in ArcCatalog, hosted on the same enterprise gdb, I see these data ...