I have a raster dataset [Flow Accumulation Raster]. Which is located in a gdb. I need to perform Con Tool operation with this raster dataset. The Con Tool operation run successfully in ArcGIS 10.1,10.2,10.3 and 10.4 but it does not work in 10.5 .

error Message: Runtime error Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 1, in File "c:\program files (x86)\arcgis\desktop10.5\arcpy\arcpy\sa\Functions.py", line 263, in Con where_clause) File "c:\program files (x86)\arcgis\desktop10.5\arcpy\arcpy\sa\Utils.py", line 53, in swapper result = wrapper(*args, *kwargs) File "c:\program files (x86)\arcgis\desktop10.5\arcpy\arcpy\sa\Functions.py", line 257, in Wrapper where_clause) File "c:\program files (x86)\arcgis\desktop10.5\arcpy\arcpy\geoprocessing_base.py", line 510, in return lambda args: val(*gp_fixargs(args, True)) ExecuteError: ERROR 001143: Background server threw an exception.

Can anyone help in this regard?

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    Can you please edit your question to include a screenshot of the Con tool and the specific error you're getting? – Fezter Apr 19 '18 at 6:08
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    have you tried running your tool in foreground ? – radouxju Apr 19 '18 at 6:43
  • Please always provide code and any error messages as text rather than pictures. – PolyGeo Apr 19 '18 at 7:12
  • Your first picture says "SteamCreationTest.gdb" the second one says "StreamCreationTes.gdb" – RJJoling Apr 19 '18 at 8:32
  • @RJJoling oh brother what problem about gdb folder name difference? – osman Apr 19 '18 at 12:35

It's possible that the issue is due to the Background Geoprocessing.

You can disable background processing from the geoprocessing menu, Geoprocessing Options...

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Then untick the enable box.

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Run your code again.

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  • I had tried but still did not work. – osman Apr 19 '18 at 6:37
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    Do you get the same error? – Fezter Apr 19 '18 at 6:39
  • hmm................................ – osman Apr 19 '18 at 6:39
  • When possible I avoid using fgdb for raster calculation. Try that, it might surprise you. – FelixIP Apr 19 '18 at 20:06

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