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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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

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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What are the options to auto populate metadata for data received from external sources?

We receive quite a many spatial data from various sources and export to our enterprise database (Esri). But no metadata is available in Description table. I am looking for a tool or method to get all ...
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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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“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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ArcGIS 10.1 SDE database schema other than SDE or DBO

Just wondering if it's possible to apply a schema other than SDE or DBO to SDE feature or raster tables stored in an enterprise database on MS SQL Server 2008 R2. I have got a new customise schema ...
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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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Script Error Invalid Pointer

I am just learning ArcGIS 10.2 and it was working well until I tried to use the Export to a Geodatabase (single) option for a dbs table I made. Since then, it seems I now get the same Script Error for ...
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mosaic raster to file geodatabase yields missing raster sections

Since upgrading to ArcGIS 10.1 (SP 1) from 10.0, I've been encountering an issue when running the arcpy.MosaicToNewRaster_management() tool with output to a file geodatabase. I'm principally working ...
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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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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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Oracle error when copying massive feature dataset

In ArcCatalog 10.1, when copying a feature dataset with roughly 3 million objects as well as a few thousand tables and relationship classes, my team is running into an 'Underlying DBMS error ...
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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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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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Refresh the layer ArcGIS ESRI map

I have drop down in my page, when the drop down value changes the contents of the map i.e the data to be loaded should change.It successfully loads for the first time but when again changed it is not ...
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How to edit feature in sqlserver geodatabase

I am using arcmap 10.2.1 and arcobject 10.2.1,I just want to conncet to a geodatabase and edit,add,delete a feature from a feature class using arcobject,I tried to connect to database and it works ...
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Accessing data stored in related tables from a network dataset

According to ESRI's transit data model, this implementation, and several thesis papers, any non-spatial information (such as public transport schedules, employee info, trips etc) which is not stored ...
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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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Database connection (SDE) failed after database was renamed

I created an enterprise geodatabase in SQL Server 2008 R2 with ArcCatalog (10.2). It was connected via an sde file in ArcCatalog then. Then I had to rename the database from SQL Server Management ...
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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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ArcGIS Server throws an exception

I have a script in Python, that works well when I ran it in ArcMap. When I tried to execute it in ArcGIS Server as a service I got error this error: Failed to execute. Parameters are not valid.  ...
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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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Deleting duplicate geometries in large geodatabase using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am looking for a method to delete a large number of duplicate geometric shapes within a single features class in ArcGIS. I began using the production editing tool (delete duplicate geometry), but ...
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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 ...
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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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Geodatabase Archiving

I'm trying to figure out a way to update the schema of an archived feature class. There was a lot of discussion about this from 2012 and prior. https://geonet.esri.com/message/115340#115340 < -- ...
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“Unable to open the database file : ”

I am trying to test the ArcGIS map to see if it fits the needs of my app. Unfortunately I have encountered a problem when trying to read a geodatabase created with ArcCatalog or a sample downloaded ...
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How to translate igds type of ellipse to esri point feature

I am trying to translate dgn file with igds element type of 15 ie : igds_ellipse. This is representing trees. On other hand trees are stored as point feature in arcgis file geodatabase. So i need to ...
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String format for geodatabases in ArcPy scripts

Several ArcPy functions take strings as geodatabase identifiers. I've looked through the ESRI docs, but can't find a good reference for the various acceptable formats. I'm looking for examples of ...
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Is it possible to replicate an SDE geodatabase including the archive tables?

I have a database in one location which I would like to replicate to another using one-way replication. In testing we haven't been able to replicate the archive tables, which is unfortunate because we ...