ESRI geodatabase is a particular database schema designed by ESRI for managing "layers", "versioning", "topology" and other ESRI application specific storage requirements.

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Adding field values from feature class into empty field of another feature class using append

I am attempting to add a feature class ("dis.shp") into an empty feature class("fc.shp") in a geodatabase using Python script. I have had success with the code below. However, I also would like to ...
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Copying new data into shared Geodatabase in ArcGIS for Server using ArcObjects? [closed]

How do I need to in order to publish a geodatabase into a server or just to copy new data into the server using ArcGis Server 10.1, ModelBuilder and .NET 2010. Note : I have already a geodatabase ...
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Find And Replace in a Geodatabase

Is there a way or a tool to mimic "find and replace" functionality in a Geodatabase (File, Persoanl, Enterprise). For example I need to remove a string from all FeaturClass names. for example in the ...
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Simple data vs non simple data in ArcGIS

I want to enter some data in a feature class with ArcObjects. In my code I use EditSession for that, but in storing data an error returned that says I must use editsession. By researching I found that ...
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Joining Excel file with CityGML file using FME?

I want to join a excel file with a CityGML file with FME. i want to join the excel file with the geometry of the CityGML file. all attributes should join this file which settings should i choose ...
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MS SQL table with geometry field to feature class

I have a table in a native SQL database (no geodatabase, dc_geobank_public.sde in the code) with cca. 300 000 records and 18 fields. Two of the field contains projected X and Y coordinates, and one ...
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add multiple rasters, each located a branch too deep in separate folders - ArcGIS

I have a year of daily raster datasets (365) that I would like to use the Cell Statistics tool on; however, each raster is located in a separate folder so I cannot add all of them at once. ie: -...
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What are the options to auto populate metadata for data received from external sources?

We receive quite a many spatial data from various sources and export to our enterprise database (Esri). But no metadata is available in Description table. I am looking for a tool or method to get all ...
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User Permissions on ArcSDE Geodatabase in SQL Server 2012

We set up an enterprise geodatabase in SQL Server 2012; Is it possible to set user permissions at a feature class/table level to only view certain attribute types? For example, a pipe layer has ...
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arcpy CSV file to raster attribute table?

Using TableToTable_conversion I can convert a CSV file to a table in a geodatabase, but how can make this table be the default attribute table for a raster in the geodatabase? I can't seem to find ...
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Error when enabling ArcGIS geodatabase

We're trying to enable enterprise geodatabase functionality in an existing PostgreSQL database. We've already created the sde user (set as superuser) & sde schema. We get the following error: ...
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Esri LGIM database replication

I'm using the Local Government Information Model (LGIM) and want to set a replica called LGIMweb for use by my web applications. Both databases are 10.3, but when I try to create the replica I keep ...
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Fixing Script Error Invalid Pointer from ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tools?

I am just learning ArcGIS 10.2 and it was working well until I tried to use the Export to a Geodatabase (single) option for a dbs table I made. Since then, it seems I now get the same Script Error for ...
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ArcSDE Enterprise Geodatabase - XML and Tolerance Issue

I set up an ArcSDE Enterprise Geodatabase in SQL Server 2012. I imported the XML file from the Utility and Pipeline Data Model without any modifications. I am now running into an issue: the XY ...
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“Cannot acquire a lock.” from remote geodatabases on NAS

edit: This is all due to the remote server being a NAS, which led me to these fixes: ArcGIS File Geodatabase import failure on TS-453Pro https://geonet.esri.com/message/71865#71865 which were ...
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import table from sql database results in empty ouput - ArcMap

I am trying to import a table to a .gdb from a SQL Server database (not spatial). I can see the table's rows and data in ArcCatalog preview. When I import, there are no errors but I get a message: ...
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ArcGIS Android negative feature OID

I am attempting to add a feature to an existing feature layer hosted on the ArcGIS for developers website. However, when I attempt to apply edits to the map, it does not ever actually add it, and when ...
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Can a cached map service automatically Track feature class changes and update only the changed locations

Is there any option I can enable in an arcgis 10.2 cached map service, so as to automatically update the tiles for the locations that have been changed ? If it is not that simple, I suppose I will ...
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Performance is downgrading with multiple feature datasets design for ArcGIS?

My company develops a spatial planning solution since 2009. Initially it was an ArcMap application to create and maintain spatial plans (competing with AutoCAD folks) but recently we developed "...
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“Unable to open the database file : ”

I am trying to test the ArcGIS map to see if it fits the needs of my app. Unfortunately I have encountered a problem when trying to read a geodatabase created with ArcCatalog or a sample downloaded ...
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How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a spatial view and none of the fields or their combination can be unique

How to create/select a unique Identifier OID in case I have a table view in oracle and none of the fields or their combination can be unique. The process of selecting OID is described here and here.
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How do you unregister a table from a esri geodatabase?

How do you reverse the "Register with Geodatabase" operation? I reckon it isn't uncommon to accidentally register (since it is the first option on Manage menu in ArcCatalog 10.2). Is there a tool ...
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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 - right-...
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Querying on Household Income ranges in a dataset

I've recently been assigned a project to create an ArcGIS database to hold responses from a survey which will be used to perform analysis on the data. One column requires me to enter a dollar-range ...
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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 ...
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Different SRID problem

Hi here is my problem, I have two geodatabases and i import a number(large) of tables from one to another by using arccatolog(ArcGIS 10.2). However the tables and indexes created on them are imported ...
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Privileges for Oracle users created using the ArcGIS Create Database User tool

I've created an enterprise geodatabase on Oracle. I can connect to it from ArcCatalog and from SQL Developer using the SDE user. I've created a new user named GFPTest using the Create Database User ...
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What version of SQL Express to download to work with Geodatabase Replica?

I want to start working with Geodatabase replicas. What version of SQL Express 2014 should I download, at the sample at ESRI Help it is 2008R2, at Microsoft site there is the flowing options - ...
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Featureclasses with attachments: objects cannot be updated outside edit session [duplicate]

I am writing an ArcMap add-in using C# with Visual Studio 2010 and ArcGIS 10.1. I want to add features to a featureclass in an Enterprise Geodatabase (ArcGIS Server 10.1 on SQL Server). This is my ...
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Database connection times - PostGreSQL vs Oracle (ArcSDE)

I have 2 SDE instances. Both have the same amount of data (2000 datasets both raster and vector). One is PostGreSQL 9.2 with ArcSDE 10.2.1 One is Oracle 11g with ArcSDE 10.2.1 So basically the ...
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How to edit table in locked ESRI StreetMap data?

Preface: I'm newer to GIS, but know the basics of ArcMap. I'm using ArcMap 10.1 on a 64bit. I've been working with the new 2014 Release 3 of North America StreetMap Premium (TomTom) for ArcGIS, but ...
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ESRI ST_Geometry struct parse in java

I am trying to read and parse the ESRI ST_Geometry which is an oracle user defined type in java manually, and I follow this instructions, and it said that: .... Points: Contains the byte stream of ...
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ArcMap Share As Runtime Content gives folder instead of .geodatabase file?

So I am trying to export a .geodatabase file that can be imported into my android application for offline maps. Following tutorials on ArcGIS website I was able to export map by using File -> Share As ...
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resize map and add points to it using R

I am working with spatial data UK. The map is plotted here. I want to resize the map and make it bigger and clear! here is my code LA <- readOGR(dsn =".", "infuse_dist_lyr_2011_clipped") ...
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Prevent arcpy.Append from crashing if data is too long for field

We're appending a bunch of information from somebody else's database into ours. Much of it is text information, and the origin database doesn't appear to have much limit on the length of those strings....
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ArcGIS Android syncing geodatabase does not work after downloading it with LayerQueries

I need to download a geodatabase from ArcGIS server using layer IDs and LayerQueries in database parameter class and then be able to sync both ways. The ArcGIS Android API examples are only based on ...
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Help with Workflow for an Enterprise GeoDatabase Management

[This is a cross post from ESRI's forum--not even getting many views there. Apologies for the duplicate.] Please see this for reference: http://img42.com/YA1Qo I have been tasked with creating an ...
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ArcGIS File Geodatabase import failure on TS-453Pro

This is a very device-specific question but maybe someone has ideas. Our problem is that we cannot import files into our File Geodatabases that are stored on a NAS device. When the import function is ...
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How to auto-fill domain or field?

Is It possible to have a domain on a field that then narrows down the domain selection of the next field. example: Field_1 would have a domain of- Rock, debris and soil If I choose ...
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ArcGIS Server Data Source

Is there a way to tell if a map service is using an SDE database as its data source, through either the REST or SOAP APIs? I'm working with an app that queries a map service, and it is not returning ...
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What does an asterisk (*) mean when shown beside a field name in the attribute table?

What does an asterisk (*) mean when shown beside a field name in the attribute table? I would think those are reserved field names but they are not.
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Opening Esri Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb) using QGIS?

Is it possible to open an Esri Personal Geodatabase (*.mdb; ArcGIS 10.2) in QGIS 2.6? Previous versions were right.
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ArcPad Fill Northing, Easting, Elevation

How do you get ArcPad to fill out the fields for Northing, Easting and Elevation of a point that was created/measured using the GPS on a handheld unit? The fields for are part of the geodatabase but ...
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Coded Geodatabase Domain Values behaving oddly with special characters in the description field

I am setting up Geodatabase Domains for my Fire Hydrant layer. The Domain restricts the "Type" of Fire Hydrant to a designated list of Brand Names. I'm running into an issue where some of my coded ...
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Looking for succesful implementaion of PPDM in form of geodatabase

I am have difficulties in implementing spatial version of Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) for our GIS database. Does anyone have a reference to a sucessful case of implementing PPDM in ...
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How to get a search cursor on a particular version in arcpy

I have a versioned database in ArcGIS and I am wondering how can I tell arcpy what version to query. The closest I have got to an answer has been building a particular connection file that specifies ...
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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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Deploy SD file to production environment

I have created map service using an oracle 11g geodatabase. I have created the SD file which knows the exact location of my table "myPlaces". (IP of my XE, credential etc) Now I have to send the SD ...
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Using findAndReplaceWorkspacePaths to change datasource for ArcSDE geodatabase?

I manage to change my datasouce by right clicking on an mxd file and choosing a different sde database connection file as shown in the following image. However When I try to do this using arcpy ...
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Deleting geodatabases that are more than one week old?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 and Python 2.6.6 and am trying to make an update script to copy the geodatabase to a backup folder with the date as part of the name, got that to work. Then export ...