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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Understand and use user provided file structure

I have at my disposal a folder with data provided to me by a person that knows nothing about GIS. I have the impression that its file structure was generated by some esri desktop product. I have only ...
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Problem with Coordinate Tolerances when I export my .shp files to .mdb

When I export my shapefile to a personal geodatabase using ArcMap, the result is not the same as the original database. I do not know how to solve this problem.
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How to list feature classes with active “attribute domains”?

I have an Esri file geodatabase with attribute domains defined. I need to delete some of the attribute domains but can't because "The domain is used by an attribute rule.". How might I discover which ...
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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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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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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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How to repair paths of an unmanaged raster catalog in file GDB?

I'm using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and I have an unmanaged file geodatabase with raster catalogs in it. Tiles are loaded inside the catalog and each tile has a "Full Path" property which is environment specific. ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 to Make a File Geodatabase Unlockable

I have several replica File Geodatabase's on my server. I publish maps to be viewed by other departments in ArcReader. These ArcReader pmf's use the replica Geodatabase's on the server. I need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is PPDM Lite still available as a Geodatabase template?

I have been looking for a Geodatabase template that conforms to the PPDM Lite standard and believe that one was previously available here. However, that page no longer exists and no Geodatabase ...
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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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Global DEM and country borders

I am trying to split up the world into 2 categories based on elevation (below 2000m and above 2000m) while still including a country identifier. So in the end, I would like to have 2 types of units ...
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How to reorder fields (permanently) in a file geodatabase

Using ArcGIS 10.0, is it possible to reorder the fields in a file geodatabase, and have the order persisted to the database? We considered exporting to XML, and writing a parser to change the field ...
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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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Running Regular Queries Through ArcSDE

Working on an .net arcobjects app that's connecting to a Geodatabase (Oracle) through ArcSDE. I make a bunch of edits inside a EditSession but the data I am touching have a bunch of foreign Key ...
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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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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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Explicitly locking a file geodatabase

I need to lock a file geodatabase (or only a single Mosaic dataset) at the beginning of a python script (and release it in the end).. I looked and looked and couldn't find any explicit arcpy command ...
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Get Conflict Value from ConflictWindow

When I reconcile a version in Arc Map, if it has any conflicts it will stop the reconcile operation and open a window. The window shows the conflicts of that particular version with red dots. My task ...
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How to undo ArcGIS “Move Edits to Base” mistake?

I'm trying to help a client who mistakenly checked the "Move Edits to Base" option when versioning a feature class in ArcGIS. They would now like to fix this mistake. However, they don't want to ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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layer from sqlserver database table

I'm new in ArcGIS. Is it possible to create a layer from a SqlServer table instead of a shapefile? in other words, is it possible to store layer data in a table in Sql Sever instead of a shapfile? ...
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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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How to load data programmatically from shapefile into feature class (geodatabase)? [closed]

Can some Genuis here help me programmatically (using python and comtypes) load shapefile data in to an existing geodatabase (feature class). The attributes of the shapefile has to match with the ...
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SQL sub query syntax does not work on versioned tables without base option- Modified

My original question asked why the where clause below, which includes a sub query, would not work on an SDE database but the same query against a file geodatabase would work. I had thought the ...
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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 ...