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I am reopening an issue about:

RuntimeError: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed

Since I could not find the answer to my problem in previous issues.

I am running a script.py in Anaconda. The scripts requires arcpy that I can import to python.

When I run the script, everything seems alright until the end where I get the following error:

File "C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.5\ArcPy\arcpy\sa\Functions.py", line 4483, in Times in_raster_or_constant2) 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 4480, in Wrapper ["Times", in_raster_or_constant1, in_raster_or_constant2]) RuntimeError: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed.

I have checked my extensions in ArcMap and all of them are ticked. In addition, I have a license for ArcGIS that I had previously authorized.

I cannot figure it out and I don't know which tools are not licensed.

marked as duplicate by PolyGeo arcpy Jul 22 '18 at 19:42

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Include a line in your script checking out the license for the appropriate extension, such as Spatial Analyst or Network Analyst:

arcpy.CheckOutExtension("[Extension name]")

The Esri Technical article on this error explains in more detail: https://support.esri.com/en/technical-article/000013100

Error: 000824: The tool is not licensed Error Message Running a Python script to launch geoprocessing tools returns the error:

Error: "000824: The tool is not licensed." Cause There are two possible reasons for this issue:

The ArcGIS for Desktop version installed is not licensed for tools in an extension. The extension the tools are in is not checked out in the script. If this is the case, the tool is not available for use in the Python environment.

Based on the rest of your error, the issue is coming up when using "Times", which requires Spatial Analyst in ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 (If using ArcGIS Pro, it also works with Image Analyst / 3D Analyst licenses). I pared back the official code snippet to show that tool being checked out, below.

# Requirements: Spatial Analyst Extension

# Import system modules

# Set environment settings

# Check out the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension license

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