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ArcGIS Online won't connect from ArcMap or Catalog

I've had 10.3 installed now for about a month. At the beginning everything seemed to work fine but somewhere along the way my connection to ArcGIS Online went away and hasn't been back. The options ...
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ArcGIS Server Only Accessible From Local Machine

I have an ArcGIS server set up. It works, but only when I access the server (or server manager) via a web browser from the server machine itself. I am unable to access the server (using the same url) ...
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Joining\relating\connecting 4 feature class together?

How can I join\relate\connect communities\UMP\BuiltUP\Admin boundaries? Could you please consider the following scenario: I have a feature class with a name “community “ which I consider it the ...
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How to Add Oracle Spatial Tables to QGIS?

I've been playing qith QGIS Chugiak (2.4.0). I've been attempting to try to add Oracle Spatial tables (point, line and polygon feature classes) to desktop. The same tables I use in ArcGIS. I've ...
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Connection between OpenLayers and GeoServer is faulty

I have connected my GeoServer to my OpenLayers website and it seems like something is wrong about the connection. I added a WMS layer in JavaScript like this: But when I load the page the result is ...
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Connecting QGIS 2.x to Firebird Database via ODBC?

I tried to connect a Firebird Database in QGIS 2.2 and 2.4 via ODBC to a database and get following error message: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN for SYSDBA/masterkey@Akdees [...
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Error while creating spatial database connection

I'm using ArcGIS 10.0, and I've already created my database using "ArcSDE for PostgreSQL Post installation" .. My database is successfully created in PostgreSQL and now that I'm trying to create a ...
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Upstream to a river and tributary of a river - What is the underlying difference

What is the difference between a stream/ river upstream to a river A and a tributary of River A? I know that all tributaries are upstream to its river (A) and feeds into river A, but can there be a ...
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Relating Tables in OLE DB from ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a large registry of about 260,000 records in microsoft access with data on land quarter sections. This data was to much for ArcGIS 10.2 to handle directly, so I created a Microsoft Jet 4.0 OLE ...
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Use arcpy to connect to database without connection file

It seems like arcpy can only work with connection files. This creates one of two problems: Deployment requires manual creation of connection files. We have to write a bunch of code to recreate the ...
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QGIS and SQL Server Spatial Tables Performance

I'm trying to get a SQL Server 2008 R2 spatial database up and running to streamline the production of maps using QGIS. Currently I just have a handful of spatial tables (a postcode level point table ...
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How to connect Microstation V8i to Postgresql?

I have been searching the web trying to find out if any one has connect Microstation to Postgresql, and to my surprise there has not been alot of chatter on ways to do this.. When looking at the ...
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How to connect to the ArcGIS Server through a firewall?

I know there were a lot of similar questions, but still can't find a correct description about that. What should be inbound and outbound rules on the server side? Which ports should I use? Will that ...
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QGIS 2.0 without MySQL connector

On a mac (Mountain Lion), after a major upgrade to GDAL (1.10) and related frameworks from KyngChaos page, QGIS 2.0 doesn't show any MySQL connector: Add Vector > Database > ... The driver doesn't ...
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How to correctly set up Oracle connection parameters?

Just testing out the new QGIS2 install here and trying to connect it to our huge SDE/Oracle spatial database. Im struggling with the connection parameters. Here is the connection properties to the ...
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How to Keep Database and Server Connections active

It seems like everyday I go to publish a service or connect to my SDE I get messages that I can't connect. It is particularly annoying when trying to publish a service to ArcServer. The connections ...
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Why does QGIS not show my new geometry columns?

I am trying to connect a few PostGIS Tables to Quantum GIS. The problem is that the geometry columns QGIS is showing are not the ones from the PostGIS database. QGIS shows me some columns I used to ...
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connection to postgresql; From ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 OR ArcGIS for Server 10.1

As it is mentioned in ArcGIS Resources "PostgreSQL client libraries are required on the ArcGIS client application from which you will connect to the database". My questions are: by ArcGIS client ...
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Editing 2007 MS Access *.accdb using OLE DB connection?

Can you edit a 2007 MS Access .accdb file format using the OLE DB connection? I have made the connection using the following: Connecting to a 2007 Microsoft Access database (.accdb) in ArcGIS I can ...
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Can ArcPy test for availability of SDE Connection before trying to use it?

In a Python script that I use to publish ArcGIS 10.0 Geoprocessing Services I have some code: arcpy.AddMessage("If process hangs here, check for ArcSDE connections issue by trying to open " + mapFile ...
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Connecting to another server with ArcSDE?

How to connect from my server in our office to another server in another office with internet and access to their geodatabase by use of ArcSDE?
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Updating ArcMap links to ArcSDE Geodatabase feature classes?

I've seen questions about attemting to repair a .mxd file with broken links. What I would like to do is get ahead of this issue and "fix" it before it becomes a problem. I have my data in an ArcSDE ...
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Dealing with ArcSDE connection limit exceeded?

We routinely exceed ArcSDE's connection limit, about once a week. Many of the "connections" are nothing but orphaned records in the SDE.PROCESS_INFORMATION table. Is there any way to clean up these ...