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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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 ...
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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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Geodatabase disappears

I have an old ArcGIS 10.1 in my laptop. While I'm trying to create a geodatabase it gets created, but doesn't let me create new featureclass and/or feature dataset. I get the error:" failed to connect ...
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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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Determining local geodatabase release version with arcpy?

Can anyone get the release version of a ESRI local geodatabase, using arcpy? I should be simple, and yet... I use the "Describe" function on both personal and file geodatabases, and need to retrieve ...
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Differences between Raster Dataset, Raster Catalog, and Raster Mosaic

I have about 40 scanned, colorful Geology maps that are GeoTiffs. I want to bring them into an Esri FileGeodatabase to lower their size, combine them as one and display them with a mostly transparent ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Which Geodatabase supports SQL and is easily portable?

I want to choose the geodatabase type, which could be: permits direct sql queries. easily portable, because the app would installed in one computer. I know that the personal geodatabase is a good ...
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Use Hibernate with Oracle and Esri St_geometry type

Can anyone tell me whether I could use Hibernate with esri ST_GEOMETRY type? I have found that Hibernate Spatial does support SDO_Geometry, but nothing for ST_Geometry. I am using oracle 11g 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. QGIS Version 1.8.0 (Lisboa) and GDAL/OGR 1.9.2 When I open the attribute table the first two columns ...
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Easy Extraction of features from a Feature dataset ( Not feature class)

My Feature dataset (residing inside a GDB) contains more than 30 feature classes and every month I like to extract features from this GDB based on one attribute, which is repeating in all the feature ...
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How to perform relational queries against an ArcSDE geodatabase using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I have a geospatial database which contains both spatial and not-spatial tables I would like to publish my data on ArcGis for server and perform both simple and spatial queries. Also, foreign key ...
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How to track changes in feature class so as to update only the specific locations in cached service

I have a non versioned enterprise geodatabase. I need to know when a feature class changes, and which features have changed every time. I need this for updating only specific tiles in a cached map ...
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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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Copying coded value for field and not raw value?

I am working with ArcGIS 10 and I have added a field in a feature class and am attempting to copy the text from another field's coded values, but the field calculator is simply copying the "code" text ...
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What qualifications should auditor have to auditing GIS? [closed]

Background summary: Various systems are being audited and GIS is the next to be audited. The initial kick-off for the audit was a meeting between me and a single auditor. Initially, I thought it was ...
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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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How to efficiently (programmatically) determine whether two datasets have / don't have identical content?

Given: a geodatabase A that contains 100 datasets named a1 .. a100 a geodatabase B that contains 100 datasets named b1 .. b100 I want to programmatically (*) determine for each dataset pair (ai, ...
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How do you organize your geodata?

A geodatabase doesn't provide much flexibility in organizing your data hierarchically. All feature sets live either at the top level of the database, or one level down in feature datasets. A feature ...
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Finding the Default version in a large linage tree

I have a very large versioning linage tree. I am using the arcGIS 10.0 GDBT tool. How can I find the node with the default version?
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Update license for enterprise geodatabase with GP/Python?

I am attaching dozens of database files to a SQL Server instance and then I have to run sdesetup command to update the geodatabase license by pointing to my ArcGIS Server license. I am trying to find ...
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mapserver ESRI personal geodabase.mdb

I´m trying to read ESRI personal geodabase.mdb through OGR.I have my driver "PGeo" but when I write ogrinfo INFLOR090812.mdb I have this bug ERROR 1: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN ...