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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Why to use Add Attachments (Data Management) and not Hyperlink field?

Why should I use Add Attachments and not a hyperlinked field? What are the advantages in case of a lot of layers with a lot of attachments at the GDB? What are the best way to manage attachments for a ...
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Add feature to replica

I create one-way replica from one geodatabase to another. After that, i add new feature class in parent geodatabase. Is it possible to include new feature class in replica, but i don't want to ...
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Can Geodatabase files from ArcMap be imported and used in Qgis?

I'm looking into Qgis and am doing some tests, but one thing I need to be able to do is use geodatabase files from ArcMap and ArcPad. Is that something that can be done and with relative ease? I ...
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How to process large shapefiles faster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have huge line and polygon shapefiles that I want to edit with some geoprocessing tasks (clip, buffer, erase,...). Altough my computer is not that slow, I am annoyed of waiting up to 15 hours for ...
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Import related CSVs to geodatabase without losing foreign key relationships

For various reasons I understand it is poor practice to rely upon OBJECTID fields to relate different tables together using a relationship class. Therefore, I have a series of several tables related ...
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How to edit the PGDB data in QGIS

I have a small query regarding the Q-GIS software. I hope someone in the know would be able to answer them. I am using 1.9.0-Master q gis. My datasets are inside a ESRI personal Geodatabase. I am ...
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Enabling Geodatabase from ArcMap 10.1

I have created a sde schema in my postgresql database , I check all the priviliedges and everything. I also put the st_geometry.so in lib path of postgresql 9.1.3 installed on the server. I have ...
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How many geodatabases per ArcGIS Server license?

I need to create and authorize a new ESRI ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. Our organization has an existing ArcGIS Server license that has already authorized one ESRI ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. Will ...
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Is there tutorial available for PostGIS setup in ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase on Linux?

Is there any tutorial for Set up PostGIS in an ArcSDE 10.1 geodatabase on Linux? There is one in tutorial arcgis 9 for ArcGIS version 9, but I couldn't find any for ArcGIS 10.1.
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Feature Access requires that the data be on SDE

I am trying to add "feature access" in arcgis manager but I am getting this error: Capability: Feature Access requires that the data be on SDE; other types of data sources are not supported I set ...
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How to address Geodatabase must be enabled as geodatabase admin user error? [closed]

I am trying to use "enable Enterprise Geodatabase" but I am getting the following error: "Geodatabase must be enabled as geodatabase admin user.Failed to execute " I am using postgresql 9.1.3 ...
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Triggers for delta tables

I have been facing an issue to capture the delta updates on SDE. We have written triggers on A and D tables to capture the delta updates(to capture the version name based on state id's), however I ...
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“Create Enterprise Geodatabase” errors

I am trying to use " Create Enterprise Geodatabase" option in arcmap 10.1: I am getting two following errors: You must copy the latest ST_GEOMETRY and dependent libraries to the PostgreSQL ...
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Cannot delete GlobalID field - it is not referenced by a replica

I've used the tool "Add Global IDs" (Data Management) on a table, and now I can't delete this field. There is a known bug (000773) at this issue. but I don't have a referenced by a replica.
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GeoDatabase topology and rules with a *.rul file

I have been working for some time on a solution to a problem much like this question. I have several layers that I want to resolve together. I have them all in topology (geodatabase) and have been ...
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Create Layer editing/Analysis in an ArcGIS web map application using Javascript API

I want to make an ArcGIS web map application in which user can select different layers of the published map (data of the layer in Postrgresql) and do some analysis based on layer data.import data to ...
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where to copy ST_geometry.so on Linux server?

I run PostgreSQL 9.2 on an Ubuntu server. Through ArcCatalog 10.1 I can connect to the database (although it is empty right now). When trying to "Enable Enterprise Geodatabase" I get the following ...
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How do I open the GeoDB files on NaturalEarthData's site without ArcGIS?

I'm trying to use the admin1 dataset from the NaturalEarthData website. The site offers this data as both shapefiles and GeoDB. The shapefile attribute data is apparently encoded in Windows-1252 and a ...
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ESRI Versioning: A table doesn't match base table schema

ArcGIS 10.1 sp1 with Oracle 11g I've got a versioned feature class that I have discovered has a base table with a different schema than the corresponding A table. (A + registration_id from ...
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Error when deleting field in arcgis: “Table contails a column type not allowed in versioned views”

Something messy :) happened to my geodatabase. When I'm trying to delete a field in ArcMap I get this message: * "Failed to delete the selected field. Table contains a column type not allowed ...
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Converting Excel Table to Geodatabase with Repeating Numbers Results in all Zeroes

I'm trying to convert an Excel file to a DBF file. I understand how to do it correctly using the Table to Table tool. However I am having an issue where a column of repeating numbers (labeled ZoneNum) ...
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Copy Domain and Subtype from File Geodatabase

Is there a way to copy the domain from one Dataset to another? I have a series of layers in Dataset A and I want to split the layers in to tiles using the Intersect tool; saving them in Dataset B. ...
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What is the relative popularity of ESRI GDB files vs GDB over RDBMS for custom web apps?

Our organization is interested in knowing the frequency with which people who are using ESRI geodatabases choose GDB files over GDB in relational databases for serving web applications. Opinions and ...
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Using PostgreSQL with ArcGIS

Have mercy ... with Stackexcachange I'm not yet so familiar, so this is initially somewhat opaque. I try to do my best to organize this thread as well as possible. Recently I've started to get WFS ...
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QGIS does not read ESRI Geodatabase correctly

I have a geodatabase from the EPA that does not seem to me reading correctly with Quantum GIS. When I open the attribute table the first two columns have the same data. The first column is CERCLA_ID ...
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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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ArcSDE 10.2: How to enable and create Geodatabase in Oracle without ArcGIS Desktop

Since there is no Post Installation Wizard anymore in ArcSDE 10.2 - how can i enable und create a geodatabase in oracle without ArcGIS Desktop? We have only an EDN description for ArcGIS Server/SDE, ...
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Migration from .gdb to .mdb - how to change automaticly all querys at MXD from “ ” to [ ]?

after migration from File Geodatabase (.gdb) to Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) - how to change automatically all field names at query definitions at the MXD from " " to [ ] What's else is important ...
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CREATE Script for Enterprise Geodatabase?

I have an ArcGIS For Desktop license, and we have a PostgreSQL 9.2/PostGIS 2 database server running in our network. We currently use Query Layers to add the PostgreSQL data to ArcMap sessions. We ...
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How to convert shp to PostGIS dump?

Given a file my_file.shp such those from Gadm e.g. US administrative divisions, where the coordinate reference system is latitude/longitude with WGS84 datum. Input could actually be: Shapefile, ...
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How can I convert files from a county government to shapefiles?

I work for a company that creates software for multiple listing services and real estate agents. We're expanding our coverage area into a new market, and I've been given some files for two different ...
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Is this possible with ArcGIS using replication?

I work for a telecom company dealing with fiber management. We have a sister company south of us who we share some fiber and fiber equipment with. Both of us will be using ArcSDE databases. We want ...
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How to find features of certain name in multiple workspaces?

I have a similar issue to these threads: How to list feature classes in multiple geodatabases in a folder? How to list Feature Classes of Multiple geodatabase in Multiple Folder? However, I want to ...
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How to begin creating a linear referenced gdb with NHD

Our legacy fish distribution data contains data by reaches. Reaches are arbitrary locations on streams, eg. reach 1, 2, 3. Each reach's from-to are known, but not by x,y coords. An example is 'brown ...
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Replicas: Synchronize changes for individual feature class (not entire replica)

I have two ArcSDE databases, running with a two-way replica.One serves our interactive mapping website which gives certain users the ability to update, add points, edit attributes, etc. Then we have ...
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Cartographic Representation: how to use different rule for different polygon?

I create a file geodatabase to hold a polygon of the land boundary. What I would like to set up the RULE to separate colors. I had to split the polygons into 2 separate polygons and change the ID to ...
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New/Imported Raster dataset given dbo schema in SDE geodatabase

I have an Esri ArcSDE geodatabase (10.1) on SQL Server with a custom database scheme called "GC" which is used to host all the project datasets. In ArcCatalog, a SDE connection file was created with ...
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Can I make an ESRI checkout replica from a checkout replica?

If I create a checkout from a clients geodatabase, can I then turn around and put that replica on our ArcGIS Server and create a couple replicas from it? So, then, our replicas would be synced to the ...
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How can you tell if a RDBMS is an ArcSDE Geodatabase?

I want to know if there is any way I can query the RDBMS to determine whether it is an ArcSDE Geodatabase, or if I have to do it through ArcObjects. I am wondering if it would be enough to check if ...
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Execute SQL in File Geodatabase

Is there a way to execute SQL queries on file geodatabase from Python? I'm looking for the same functionality provided by arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute for SDE databases. Thanks,
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Renaming shapefiles with prefix while running arcpy.FeatureClassToGeodatabase

I'm fairly new to the arcpy world. I am trying to create a script in 10.0 that will load a dataset (file geodatabase) into ArcSDE and rename the feature classes with a prefix, i.e. San_Diego_Bay -> ...
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How to add column to versioned ArcSDE 9.3.1 feature class using scripts only?

how to add a column to a versioned arcsde feature class in enterprise geodatabase 9.3.1, using scripts only. I want to give our dba a script to run on production that will add the column. It doesn't ...
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Publish ESRI Feature Services from spatial view on ArcGIS Server 10.1

I have a feature class layer and a handful of non spatial plain tables in a 10.1 SDE geodatabase on MS SQL Server. What I want to achieve is to publish a feature service from ArcGIS Server so as for ...
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ArcPy x64 - Create Enterprise Geodatabase in SQL Server Fails

I'm using ArcGIS Desktop Standard 10.1 SP1 on Windows 7 SP1 x64. SQL Server Native Client 11.0 is installed for both 32 bit and 64 bit. I've also got SQL Server 2012 x64 installed (client tools and ...
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How to Change the schema of SDE dataset in Connected environment

We continuously use to receive changes in Schema ( field +/-, domain changes etc ) for our Utility dataset.. Since we have swicthed to a multiuser Geodatabase ( ArcSDE on Oracle ) , we would like to ...
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ArcGIS importing from file geodatabase A to B without stopping service

I have file geodatabase B which is use by arcgis server as a data store and on a schedule interval I need to import new data from file geodatabase A. geodatabase need to be wiped and accept the ...
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Export to a Shapefile and maintain Domain Coded Values

I maintain a complex parcel fabric that uses coded value domains for a few fields. These are short integer fields with values from 1 - 6. These values represent say 1:Integrated Registered Survey ...
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Survey Data to GIS database

This is a General Question on a possible workflow for Survey Data directly to ArcGIS In most GIS/Survey workflows there is a field collection team and backoffice GIS team. When the availability of ...
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Editing problem [closed]

I am working in ArcGis 10.0 , when i am selected Sketch tools for digitization like road feature after digitize single for second digitize for feature required a select again create feature road for ...
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How to add data to relationship table in ArcGIS 10.1 database design?

I have created 2 tables HORSE and VENDOR and a relationship table VENDOR_HORSE With the foreign key in Horse being the Primary key in VENDOR (VendorID) and the foreign key in VENDOR being the primary ...