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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What's the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase?

I haven't really read this anywhere. What is the proper way of deleting versioned data from an SDE geodatabase to make sure nothing is left behind in the A & D tables? Do I need to unversion the ...
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Open Source Tool capable of reading Esri File Geodatabase (.gdb)?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (.gdb) file that I would like to convert to shapefile (or any other non-proprietary format). Are there any Open Source tools to do so?
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Where can I find the various Esri tools to design a geodatabase?

There is a confusing multitude of tools written by Esri and others (some supported, some unsupported) for designing and diagramming a geodatabase. Here is an attempt at creating a definitive list of ...
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Count number of attributes for unique field values

Running ArcGIS 10.1, I have two feature classes in a geodatabase. One is a point FC for polling stations, the other is a polygon FC for states. The polling station FC contains over 1000 points and ...
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How to create a geodatabase feature class using a geodatabase table schema with ArcPy?

Is there a way in ArcPy to create an empty polygon geodatabase feature class that will acquire the schema of a geodatabase table? I know that it's possible in ArcCatalog (New -> Feature Class and ...
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How do I change the data source for all layers in an MXD?

I have an MXD. It connects to about 30 layers in one of our SDE databases. I want to change the SDE database they connect to. Is there a way to do this without having to right-click every layer and ...
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Geodatabase Connection to Oracle Active Data Guard Standby

Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. ENVIRONMENT Database Server: Oracle 11.2.0.2.0 Single-Instance Database on Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise 64-bit Oracle Active Data Guard for ...
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Automatically update feature class based on another feature class in same geodatabase

I work at headquarters and there are 3 regions. Each region is responsible for their data and headquarters is responsible for merging the data and creating a national coverage. All regions and ...
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Identifier (GFID or ObjectID) is not unique

i'm extracting features using Production and Defense Mapping in ArcGIS 10.1. When I run the data reviewer checks I got several errors "Identifier (GFID or ObjectID) is not unique" among different ...
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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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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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Incremental network loader Error - Geometric netwotk QA

Trying to merge 2 geometric networks with Incremental network loader I got this error - How can I find this Closed polylines at my geometric network ?
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How to maintain the data at XML document after changing schema with Diagramer?

After exporting XML with schema and data I did some changes to the schema with ArcGIS Diagramer. now i need to import the new schema and all the data to a new empty file GDB. what are the best ...
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Esri File GDB multi-user edit through QGIS

I have an Esri File GDB with relationship classes. I would like to import this GDB in PostgreSQL or MSSQL to enable multi-user edit through QGIS (dufour) tool. What are the steps/procedures to ...
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Geodatabase ESRI in Qgis 2.0.1 [duplicate]

I received data saved as geodatabase from Esri (10.x) and want to open or work with it in Qgis 2.0.1. The files are like following I read a lot in the forum about this subject but still have no ...
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How to fix spatial reference error on CopyFeatures ArcGIS tool?

When I run the CopyFeatures tool to copy features from an ArcSDE geodatabase to another empty ArcSDE geodatabase (no features, no tables), I get the following result: The error message is about the ...
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How to add Domain using ArcGIS Diagramer?

Is it possible to add domain to XML Schema of GDB using ArcGIS Diagramer ?
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Why is ogrinfo showing no layers from an ESRI FileGDB?

I have an ESRI File Geodatabase (FileGDB) (size is 15+GB), which has over 10 layers, when I open it up in ArcGIS, everything seems to be working. I want to move this database to postgreSQL with OGR ...
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What is happening when I register a “Feature Class” with Geodatabase?

I'm registering a table w/ native geometry with the geodatabase and it is taking a long, long time. Actually I'm not sure if ArcCatalog is frozen or crashing. The table does have several million ...
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Trouble Copying Data into File Geodatabase from Personal Geodatabase

I've been unable to successfully copy and paste personal geodatabase feature classes to a new file geodatabase in ArcCatalog 10.1. As the screenshot shows, the Data Transfer dialog box contains all ...
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Are personal geodatabases better suited for quickly querying indexed attributes than file geodatabases?

I'm preparing data for an ArcEngine application that queries the data to search for an address. Sometimes we search just on the street name field, just on the house number field, or both. When using ...
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Cannot input new data into FeatureDataForm

I am wanting to update the fields on my server using a FeatureDataForm. I have followed the documentation, but it still does not work. It also does not have the buttons in the form that say 'OK' and ...
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Is there a way to test if a feature class is registered with geodatabase?

I've got feature classes inside an Oracle 11g ArcSDE geodatabase. I'd like to perform the arcpy method RegisterWithGeodatabase_management on all those feature classes. But before that, I'd like to ...
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How to register table with geodatabase with a command line?

Is there a way to register with geodatabase a table stored in an Oracle 11g database, without using ArcMap or Python script? I'd like to do it with a command line like when registering with ArcSDE ...
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end execution of script and send email if schema has changed

I would like to append the data from one feature class to another after confirming that the schemas match in both feature classes. I can append the data from one FC to another by using this simple ...
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Is there a maximum number of feature classes at File GDB?

Is there a maximum number of feature classes at File GDB ? I'm running a script that creates FC's, after around 1000 a get error of a schema lock ERROR 000210: Cannot create output.
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Scratch Environment

I have a GP script and I'm wondering if I should use Scratch GDB at the processes or just regular GDB, The problem is that this is a read only environment and my temp layers need additional processes ...
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Adding, Updating, and Deleting information from arcGIS Server

I am new to ESRI and GIS. I am starting to get into using client data. I have created maps and put them to the server using arcMap and arcGIS for Server. I need to know how easily I can access these ...
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Adding rows of data to a non-spatial table in ArcMap with a SDE SQL Server for Metadata purposes

I'm attempting to use several non-spatial tables to better organize the large set of feature classes I continually add to a SDE Geodatabase (SQL Server Express). So I have several tables setup and ...
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Identify parcels that have two types of land use

I have two polygon layers in a geodatabase. One layer is land parcels. The other layer is land use. I want to identify the six largest parcels that contain both "upland forests" and "wetlands" (i.e. ...
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Unable to delete .lock files within geodatabase using Python

I am having problems with lock files while deleting and copying geodatabases for backup purposes. print "Now backing up your Geodatabase" distutils.dir_util.remove_tree ...
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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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Edit SQL Server table (not registered with geodatabase) with arcpy

I am trying to update some rows in a SQL Server database table (not registered with geodatabase) with arcpy.da.UpdateCursor. However, when running the deleteRow(), I get the error return without ...
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import esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS

I would like to import an esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS. I have tried to follow the blog post: How to import esri Personal Geodatabase (.mdb) to PostGIS on Linux I installed the GDAL ...
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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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Creating PostGIS Geodatabase features in QGIS defaults to ST_Geometry

I have a PostGIS database that uses the PG_Geometry stored in a shape field. This same database is a registered ArcGIS geodatabase. I am able to edit and create features in ArcGIS. I can connect, view ...
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Synchronizing Changes From File Geodatabase to SDE Geodatabase

I have an SDE geodatabase that has a one way replication to a file geodatabase, where I will make edits to the feature classes offline somewhere. I know that this scenario doesn't support one-way or ...
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How to get the path of enterprise geodatabase stored in sql server?

I want to enter a geodatabase in a ListVersions tool.Output will be list of versions in a table. Do i need to give a connection file path for Enterprise_GDB:__ or path of actual GDB. and how???? I am ...
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problem with arcgis Sample : Custom vertex editing commands

please i downloaded this sample : http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/arcobjects_net/conceptualhelp/index.html#/Sample_Custom_vertex_editing_commands/0001000002pz000000/ it's a Dynamic Link Library. ...
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features label didn't appear for some featuresClass

i'm working in a stand-alone application using arcEngine , arcSDE geodatabase , VB.net so my problem is that i can't appear the features label for some featuresClass. when i opened it in arcMap to ...
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How to implement field validation rules in ArcGis?

Not digging in deep, I've found that ArcGis offers validation of 2 basic constraints: field data type and if the value is required or not. Is there any way or AddIn to attach more complex validation ...
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How to load mdb geodatabases in QGIS for MAC?

I've been unsuccessfully looking for a way to add data from a .mdb geodatabase into QGIS for mac. Using the add vector layer, .mdb is not available in the filetypes, and in the database connection I ...
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How to edit a given version of geodatabase?

I have a versioned geodatabase. Any of that versions are used only by one user. So then user called "XXX" has a version called "XXX". So then now I want to make a changes on given version, but when I ...
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How to perform Full Text Search of Esri geodatabase?

How would you go about searching the contents of features, the values in the attribute columns, in an Esri geodatabase? (preference for file-gdb, but SDE would be useful too.) I can envisage workflow ...
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Extract ESRI geodatabase data with QGIS [duplicate]

Is it possible for QGIS to extract data from an ESRI personal geodatabase (.mdb)?
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Migrate from ArcGIS 10.2 GDB to 10.0

I need to export data from an ArcGIS 10.2 File Geodatabase (GDB) to an older version, so that users running an older version can access the data. Similarly, I would like to save a .mxd file to an ...
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Batch Assign Coded Domain Values with Multiple SubTypes

I have a File GeoDatabase (v10.0) with multiple layers. Each layer has a range of Subtypes (1 to 20+). I have created coded domain values that I would like to assign to their appropriate field. I ...
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How to mirror two geodatabases on the fly?

I'm new to arcgis and its applications. We have the full suite of arcgis solutions (arcgis server, desktop, arcgis sde) We have a requirement... geodatabase (A & B) A & B reside on 2 ...
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How to get Geodatabase into Oracle database/ Tables

Simple question possibly. But how can I import a Geodatabase into a oracle database. I like to put data into tables but just wondering what is the best way or tools to use? Will it be through FME ...
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How to update the length property of a feature class field?

I have a feature class with a string field that I want to update the length from 10 to 25. Is there a way or a tool to update this property without having to create a new field and using field ...