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 are spatial and attribute indexes in geodatabases?

What is the difference between a spatial index and an attribute index in an ArcGIS geodatabase? What are their purposes?
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relative paths in geodatabase work on some machines, but not others

ArcDesktop 10.3 I have a geodatabase with a polygon file that has a field of relative paths to PDFs. These PDFs are located in the same directory as the geodatabase. On one windows machine selecting ...
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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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Determine whether table is registered in geodatabase with ArcObjects

In ArcCatalog we can register a table in the GeoDatabase using the tables context menu. Now i'm trying to find a way with ArcObjects, to detect whether an ITable is already registered, is this even ...
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Inserting table record without geometry into feature class using Python?

I am working with ArcGIS and Python and trying to append table rows into a feature class. You cannot use append and you cannot just make a table view of the feature class and then try to append it ...
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Dealing with empty feature classes in a ArcGIS 9.3.1 Python script

I have a script that goes over all the feature classes within a geodatabase (in ArcGIS 9.3.1) and copies them. The problem (as far as I can understand) is that when the script goes to a empty feature ...
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What is the difference between Coverage, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS?

I was wondering about the difference in spatial data storage methodology used by Coverages, Shapefiles and Geodatabases in ArcGIS. Coverage was the initial format, followed by Shape Files and now ...
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Implementing field validation rules in ArcGIS?

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 rules? I mean ...
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Exporting features with attachments for use outside ArcGIS?

ArcGIS 10 features the new ability to add attachments to individual features to feature classes stored in a geodatabase. One use of this would be to add multiple pictures to a specific location, fire ...
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Change sde connection parameters with ArcPy

I know you can create a database connection with Arcpy using the CreateDatabaseConnection_management function. I am wondering if anyone knows a way in which to change the parameters of that file. ...
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ArcGIS 10.2 extension (written in C# or Python) to show table description of selected point using ''Select by location''

I'm new in GIS. I saw in ArcGIS 10.3.1 function that was showing data about a selected point or limit in a table. It works, thanks to extension written in Python. I would like to know if that ...
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Unable to register gdb with the server due to sql server client incompatibility

There are two virtual machines: One where I've created an enterprise geodatabase on a Microsft SQL 2014 server- with a Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit Operating system And a second machine where ...
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How to replicate an unversioned SDE geodatabase to a file geodatabase?

I need to implement a process for creating a file geodatabase copy (a read-only snapshot, essentially) of a production SDE geodatabase without using versioning, adding global ID columns, etc. I cannot ...
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How to split Relationship Class privileges between different users while maintaining referential integrity?

I am using a relationship class to maintain a one-to-many relationship between material sites (under Engineering's purview) and the material sites' sample status and content (under Materials' purview)....
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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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Keeping record of lock files when editing geodatabases using ArcGIS for Desktop?

In my organization, my group edits several Geodatabases and I am trying to find a way to keep track of them when GDBs are edited. Is there an Esri function or possible an Excel script that would ...
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When Versioning with ArcSDE can posted edits be cancelled or rejected?

I am using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and attempting to work with an SDE geodatabase (with one polygon feature class) that has already been registered as versioned. I'm new to versioning and am still trying to ...
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ArcCatalog complains that spatial references don't match between a feature dataset and a feature class that have the same coordinate system?

I have a feature dataset that is using the GCS_WGS_1984 as the geographic coordinate system. It includes a few feature classes. This feature dataset is itself in a file geodatabase that contains a ...
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ArcGIS Server License Update - Additional steps for Enterprise GeoDatabase?

I've already posted more or less the same question at esri's GeoNet Forum, but until now I have got any response. As my license will expire shortly, the is my second try to get some information before ...
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Map symbolization - style file: compute change for the Label?

Situation: How to get the attributes/values of a field COD in an Attributes Table of a Feature Class (picture attached - attr_table) using another field COD_SYMB (which acts as a key-field) in that ...
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Import ESRI GeoDB into QGIS on Debian

I looked in this site and found plenty of answers on how to import ESRI GeoDB into QGIS but they are Windows and MacOS. Anyone knows how to do it in Linux, more specifically Debian ?
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Can I change the pimary key for feature class comparisons with ArcPy

I'm using ArcPy to compare two feature classes from Esri file geodatabases using the Feature Compare (Data Management) tool. The script itself works very well. However it always uses the OBJECTID to ...
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How to programmatically load an annotationlayer to ArcMap

I have a geodatabase with an annotation feature class in it containing 3 subtypes. Now I load the featuredataset to the map with this code: IFeatureClass featClass = (workspace as IFeatureWorkspace)...
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Creating geodatabase administrator account other than SDE?

I need to create another account other than SDE and make it geodatabase administrator. Is it possible? I have already created another account and have given SUPERUSER priviledge. However I cannot do ...
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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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subtype & domain from gdb to table (arcgis)

situation: have a geodatabase containing an obj class (main table) which has subtypes and these contain domains. need to way (e.g. script) to get those subtypes & domains in a "readable" table. ...
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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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Network Analyst not working

I have network analyst installed as an extension in my arcGIS 9.3, but it just does not work!!! when I go to ArcCatalog, the option of new network data set also does not appear... :( I have to do this ...
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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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Can I use an Update cursor with a versioned feature class which has attachments in ArcObjects .NET

I have a problem with my code (C# ArcObjects 10.1). We are trying to update and insert 10 - 15 rows at a time into a feature class hosted in ArcSDE 10.1 on SQL Server 2008 R2. We have a feature class ...
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Managing privileges for an ArcSDE database using SSMS

I am trying to mange users for my ArcSDE database via SSMS as opposed to tools in ArcGIS, to do this i want to set up two new user roles, data-viewer and data-editor, and then assign users to those ...
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How to add multiple fields to many Feature class using Arcpy

I have a geodatabase with multiple Feature Class (at least 100). I would like to add in each attribute table of each Feature Class, two new columns. I have to do that with a python script because it ...
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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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Editor tracking on geometric network feature classes

Editor tracking is not working on my geometric network feature classes. Although I enabled the editor tracking - dates and times are not recorded in layers while editing. Is it impossible? or a ...
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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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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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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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Export Feature Class with attachments to Google Earth [duplicate]

I have a feature class with attachments in ArcMAP. In entirety this is a geodatabase of three features, a point feature class, a geodatabase table and a relationship class to relate the two. My end ...
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Converting Microsoft Visio 2007 .vsd file to xml workspace document (without the macro)

I was just editing my geodatabase schema in Microsoft Visio and noticed that it is the new 2007 version, rather than 2003 which had a handy export tool, therefore I downloaded the ESRIExportToXML ...
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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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How to join a File Geodatabase table with only one record of Feature Class

I've a Geodatabase containing a Featureclass and some File Geodatabase Tables. Each File Geodatabase Table is actully about the only one record of a featurClass. Can We Join these File Geodatabase ...
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Cant see my Table of Contents in Arc10

I am new to Arc10. I am using a students version on my home laptop. I have lost my table of contents completely from the left side of my screen. Does anyone know where I can find the damn thing? ...
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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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Assign a IGeometry to Feature.Shape

I'm trying insert a feature into a FeatureClass, but when I try to assign the geometry to featurebuffer the app return the next Error: The remote procedure call failed. (Exception from HRESULT: ...
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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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Where can I download a free dataset containing major ports across the world?

I am working on an analysis and would like to incorporate major maritime ports from across the world. Some initial searching turned up a dataset produced by General Dynamics, however it will be ...
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Why is it possible to annotate layer without being in edit session?

My colleague discovered that you don't have to be in an edit session to annotate a layer. Are the annotations still saved to the database? If, yes: HOW without an edit sesstion? If no: Where are ...