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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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Data Interoperability Tools appear not to be licensed?

I am having problems with Data Interoperability tools in ArcMap 10.2,When i try to use a quick import or a quick export in Data Interoperability Tools , i can not , i click but i dont have any result. ...
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Is ArcGIS JavaScript API and SDK free? [duplicate]

I wish to integrate my .NET web Application to ArcGIS via JS Web API but the application is for commercial use and at an organizational level. Can someone please give me an insight on: available ...
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Resolving “timestamp invalid” during ArcGIS Pro install?

Today, I downloaded and installed ESRI ArcGIS 10.3 For Desktop Advanced and then ArcGIS Pro 1.0. I assigned licenses, including a license for ArcGIS Pro, to account. I was able to authorize 10.3 and ...
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License Error when Reading or Writing to Esri Geodatabase in FME

After Upgrading ArcGIS from 10.2.2 to 10.3, FME 2015 fails to run any workbench and shows this massage. “Unable to perform licensing related tasks. Please ensure that ArcGIS is correctly installed A ...
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Geospatial Modelling Environment - Error: ESRI license could not be acquired

I have been using GME all day and for one area (in the same session) I get the message: Error: ESRI license could not be acquired. I am using ArcInfo all the time. What can be the problem & how to ...
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Licensing for ArcGIS Server?

I need help on buying 1 x ArcGIS 10 for Server licenses for a production environment. We have three servers with below configurations: Server 1 - 8 core, 24GB, 64-bit OS, Windows 2008 Server R2 ...
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Account could not be used to sign in because it is not authorized to use ArcGIS Pro?

Yesterday afternoon (Friday), I renewed my Maintenance of ArcGIS for Desktop so that I could download and run ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 1.0. Being in Australia, I was hoping that the ...
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Integrate BIM (Revit) and GIS (ArcScene) (IFC to CityGML)

I am doing a project related to integrate BIM and GIS for visibility analysis. I exported the BIM (Revit project) to IFC format from Revit. But I cannot use the IFC for visibility analysis in ...
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Can we use EDN licensed products instead of purchasing full fledged Licenses?

I am planning to start a business in Turkey and I need GIS softwares of course. At this moment, ArcGIS seems to be most convenient software option to me. I'm wondering if I need the EDN License for ...
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No way to De-authorise ArcGIS Server and regain license?

At v10 of ArcGIS Server, from what I understand of the new license model, it is not possible to de-authorise ArcGIS Server (like you can with Desktop) Clients have visibility over their licences with ...
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ArcGIS Server running in different clusters?

I´m looking at different configurations of ArcGIS Server 10.2.1 and I can´t understand the installation of ArcGIS Server running in diferent clusters. Is it only a configuration setting that use the ...
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How to check if an ArcGIS extension has already been checked out manually in arcpy?

I've written a python script that uses a Spatial Analyst function and hence requires the Spatial Analyst extension to be enabled. I would like to be able to check out the extension only if it hasn't ...
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Using Non-commercial license of ArcGIS for Desktop to undertake Proof of Concept?

in our company we are using QGIS for any GIS related analyses. However I really want my boss to invest in ArcGIS because I believe its a lot more functional and stable than OpenSource solutions. ...
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Can File Geodatabase API be Redistributed?

Esri's file geodatabase API can now be used with GDAL/OGR - http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_filegdb.html however each individual seems to have to login to Esri and download the API files individually. For ...
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ArcGIS Pro 1 year home use says I'm not authorized

I just downloaded and installed the ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Pro 1 year home use. ArcGIS 10.3 is working fine. However, I have to sign into esri online when I initiate ArcGIS Pro. When I sign in using ...
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ArcGIS Administrator Licenses

How can I find number of Licences in ArcGIS Administrator from arcobjects or any files?
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How to set ArcGIS for Desktop license to lower level for testing whether Python script still runs?

I have a Python script that will need to be given to a client. We are currently evaluating what license level the client will need in order to run the script for their software acquisition purposes. ...
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Where do I save the Options file for ArcGIS 10.1 to release hanging licenses

I have created an options file for ArcGIS 10.1 so that I will be able to release a hanging ArcGIS license after a set amount of inactivity. I found that for ArcGIS 10.0 the correct directory to store ...
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How to cite Geospatial Data that has been edited?

I used data from the Ordnance Survey for some maps I created. License information for the Ordnance Survey says to cite OS data like this: Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database ...
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Which arcgis extensions do you find most useful? [closed]

Which arcgis extensions do you find most useful? The institution I work is trying out arcgis for the first time and they asked me to come up with a list of the most useful extensions available. ...
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Where to download ArcSDE?

I have ArcSDE for SQL Server 2008 R2. I want to install ArcSDE for another version of SQL Server. I want to download the ArcSDE software but I cannot find it in search. Where can I find it?
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What is the issue with geopdf format?

I'd like to add the geopdf format as output of a library that I am working on. After have looking around, I have not been able to find a (c, c++, python) library that meet my license requirements ...
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Using ArcGIS Online Base Maps without Esri Software?

Since the end of January 2011: "ArcGIS Online map services are available at no cost regardless of use." - http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgisonline/standard-maps.html However, the ...
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Authorization Expiration message from ArcGIS for Desktop after much less than expected one year?

I have used ArcGIS (student edition with license) less than a year (in fact I only used it a month and a half) and I got an Authorization Expiration message.I did not obtain the code from the website, ...
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ArcGIS Java SDK

I am going to develop a web application based on the requirements below: Loading a three different base image tiff, anything Loading the shapefile for that image. On entering the ID of a polygon, ...
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Why is using Bing Maps with QGIS free but not with ArcGIS?

Since the end of 2013 a free use of Bing Maps in ArcGIS is no longer possible. You have to obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. In QGIS (with OpenLayers plugin) it is possible to use Bing ...
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Can I use the Google Elevation API for academic research (licensing)?

I would like to use the Google Elevation API to generate about 5 elevation maps for master's degree research on aircraft collision avoidance. The data would be meshed and used in simulation to ...
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Reading file geodatabases without using ArcObjects or any other licenses

I am interested in writing C# class libraries that can read/modify file geodatabases. The issue I have with the File Geodatabase API from ESRI is that this is for commercial use, and I don't want to ...
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ArcMap topology toolbar validate topology button is disabled?

I find a strange thing when I try to use validate topology button. Most of the buttons on topology toolbar are disabled. Last month when I was using a trial license of ArcGIS, I can use these ...
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What are OpenStreetMap license requirements?

We are planning to mix OpenStreetMap (OSM) layers with our own layers and afterwards to build an application which will perform common GIS tasks. Assuming we are allowed to mix our layer and OSM ...
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Distributing processed OpenStreetMap data legally? [closed]

I'm working on different hiking maps, based on OpenStreetMap data. I want to distribute them, but I'm not sure, if I'm allowed to do so. Would it be OK to lay them out at a park entrance and ...
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Unable to install License manager 10.1

I uninstalled the ArcGIS 10 from my computer, the software is uninstalled , I failed to uninstall the License manager. It was giving me an error "you don't have sufficient access to uninstall ArcGIS ...
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ERROR 000824 while trying to run IsNull Method outside ArcGIS?

I am trying to perform IsNull function to a raster using PyScripter. This is the code I use: import arcpy import arcinfo InRaster = "C:\\data\InRaster" IsNullRa = "C:\\data\IsNullRa" ...
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MapInfo License Server - Can It Serve Multiple Versions of MapInfo

I have a MapInfo License Server Utility that serves 30+ MI v10.5 concurrent licenses across my organisation. v11.5 has now landed on my desk (with new serial numbers and access codes), so can I ...
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Which registry key holds the license type in ArcGIS 10.x?

I'm unable to change my license type (ArcView, ArcEditor or ArcInfo) in ArcGIS 10.0 using the Desktop Administrator due to permissions restrictions. I'm trying to use the back-door method of changing ...
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What product does “EDN ArcGIS Enterprise Advanced” key unlock?

I have a key to unlock something called "EDN ArcGIS Enterprise Advanced" I tried to unlock ArcEditor with the key - seemed like the obvious choice, but that didn't work. The key starts with first ...
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What are license options to share and distribute ArcGIS ModelBuilder toolkit?

Do you have expertise or experience to share on what software license can be used to share a model created in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to ensure that it is free to use, or used for non commercial purposes. ...
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Active Directory AND integrated user store on ArcGIS Server 10.2

We have one License for ArcGIS Server 10.2. We need to publish Services for internal use with Active Directory authentication and for external use (internet) with username/password authentication. ...
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How to deploy ArcGIS Engine (Standalone) with License Agreement?

I've completed a standalone app in ArcGIS Engine and in the process of deploying it, but I have a license agreement and supposed to add a licenseagreement.rtf file format in the properties menu while ...
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Can I sell maps to third parties if I have Google Earth Pro License?

Not sure if this question is suitable for SE but I can't find answers anywhere else. I work as a GIS Analyst for a mining company that has its own GEPro license. As part of my job, I make PDF maps, ...
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Does a Google Earth Pro licence allow you to export geo-referenced satellite images for use in other GIS software?

I'm considering purchasing Google Earth Pro so that I can use satellite images in commercial reports. I wasted my trial period however, and I don't know whether I can export geo-referenced images ...
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Closed source plugins [duplicate]

Are you allowed to develop closed source, commercial plugins for QGIS? License is GNU GPL, which is normally very restrictive. Update: Assume it is a python plugin (possibly open-sourced), that ...
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Can Spatial Analyst extension be used with ArcGIS Server Standard?

I have a model written in ModelBuilder that uses a number of tools in Spatial Analyst extension, e.g. Raster Calculator and Focal Statistics, etc. It runs perfectly with ArcMap. Can I publish it on ...
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License issues of Google Elevation API usage

I would like to use Google Elevation API in a non-profit scientific research (river floodplain relief study). I have looked through the documentation, but my poor English leaves me no chances to ...
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Does ArcSDE require Oracle Spatial rather than Oracle Locator licensing for any functionality when working with SDO_GEOMETRY?

I'm looking for specific information on whether the ESRI suite requires Oracle Spatial for any of the functionality, or if Locator is always sufficient for working with SDO_GEOMETRY objects? Do you ...
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Using QGIS Icons in Private Projects

I am looking at a software development project where we will make the software open source. The GUI will have icons, and I like the look and feel of some of the icons on QGIS 2.0. Are there any ...
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How do I find license number for ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a machine with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.0 installed on it. I need to find out which license it's using. The machine is single use ArcEditor and was authorized online. How can I find what the ...
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ArcGIS License question: Any restrictions on calling arcpy from non-esri web service?

I recently saw some success calling a python geoprocessing script from Node.js. I was also thinking of using flask instead of an arcgis server geoprocessing service. Does anybody know if there are ...
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Can Quantum GIS (QGIS) be used behind a paywall or barrier page?

The company I work for is a pay-for-subscription news website. Is it legal to use Quantum GIS (QGIS) to host maps that would be only available on our site to paying subscribers? I'm having trouble ...