Questions tagged [error-999999]

"Error 999999: Error executing function" - a generic error in Esri ArcGIS products without a specific error ID. Basically it means "uh-oh something bad happened".

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ArcGIS Dissolve gives Error 999999 on one computer but works on a different one [closed]

I'm trying to run the geoprocessing tool "Dissolve" on a single feature class in a File GDB, yet I'm getting the error 999999 "the operation was attempted on an empty geometry", but there are no empty ...
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Error 999999 “The table already exists” “No spatial reference exists” when using “import arcserver”

I'm hoping someone can help me understand why I'm getting this error. I have a python script tool that throws this error when it is run through the task scheduler: Traceback (most recent call last):...
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Error inserting new column in ArcSDE table (ERROR 999999) [closed]

I am using a python script to populate a table with values I get from rasters files. I use arcpy.AddField_management to add a new column and arcpy.CalculateField_management to insert the values for ...
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Assigning Default Value Using ModelBuilder?

Task: add several new fields to a feature class table and assign a default value to one of the fields. Software/Environment: Using ArcMap 10.2 (Advanced License) and Python 2.7. Data is stored in ...
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Multiprocessing with arcpy and Solar Analyst (spatial analyst)

I need help getting multiprocessing to work with the spatial analyst tool - Solar Analyst. I have tested the multiprocessing bit and it works fine. This sample is passing it a file containing 2 lines ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Iterate and extract subdatasets with in hdf file and project subdatasets?

I have a large file of n-files. I am interested in using the model builder within GIS to extract subdataset fields within a Modis hdf file. I am particularly interested in extracting Aerosol data ...
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ERROR 999999: Error executing function - Failed to execute (CopyRaster)

ERROR 999999: Error executing function Unexpected operation No spatial reference exists This is a fragment from my log report: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Database user name ...
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Passing ModelBuilder parameter to update cursor gives ERROR 999999?

I have two point layers. I trust the geometry (read: x and y coordinates) from one of them, but not the attributes data. I trust the attribute data but not the geometry from the other one (the ...
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Error when Projecting Rasters using ArcPy?

Using ArcGIS 10.3 I'm receiving the dreaded 'ERROR 999999' when attempting to project a geodatabase full of rasters from WGS84_UTM_zone_10N to Nad83_BC_Environment_Albers import arcpy InRasterGDB = ...
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Script and model crashes after first iteration

I have a python script which dies after the first iteration. It dies on the second feature class to coverage. This also happened in modelbuilder, which is why I went to python hoping it would go away. ...
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Error 000358 or Error 999999 invalid SQL

i've been searching arround all the answers in the questions of Error 358 and beyond, but i doesn't fix my problems, i tried every post and so on the problems stills there. I make two options in my ...
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Clip Management won't work outside of ArcMap/Catalog [closed]

Okay so I have a short script that works great when copied into the python window in ArcMap or ArcCatalog, but refuses to work in an IDE for whatever reason. The error that is thrown is: Start Time: ...
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Replacing NULL value with Zero in geodatabase table using Python parser of ArcGIS field calculator?

I am having some difficulties to change "NULL" values to zero in geodatabase. I have tried the following python code in ArcGIS 10.1 ("Field Calculator") to change it but did not work. Pre-Logic ...
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Arc error executing function Skyline with surface

Trying to get a skyline for a set of 3D points based on a DEM (LiDAR based raster), but get the catch all error 999999. The surface is optional and the function works when no surface is assigned. All ...
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Error 999999 on FeatureClass To FeatureClass conversion in ArcPy?

I am currently working on a python script where I am trying to copy selected features into a feature dataset. Basically I have an mxd containing some layers, and for each layer I select features by ...
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Feature Compare Tool giving ArcGIS Error 999999? [closed]

I'm running the ArcGIS feature compare tool against 2 point feature class layers. I'm comparing 9.1 SDE layer against a 10.1 SDE layer. In the feature compare tool one of the input options is '...
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Cause of ExecuteError: ERROR 999999: Error executing function from Spatial Join? [closed]

I'm trying to use the spatial join to append rows to my target feature from my join feature. Here's my code: #import the module import arcpy from arcpy.sa import * from arcpy import env env....
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Calculate Field in ModelBuilder gives General error executing calculator. ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Expected end of statement?

I am attempting to do zonal statistics for multiple images and I need to add an extra field that will have the name of each raster file in each row to the finally appended file. I have added a field ...
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Iso Cluster tool in script failing to open clip raster?

I have been coding in Python for only a few months, so maybe I'm just overlooking a minor detail as a newbie. I have written the script below for a class project. It is supposed to clip two rasters, ...
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Using 'if' function to set field value based on various other field values gives ERROR 999999?

I am trying to populate a field with a value from another field in the same row, the condition I have set for this to take place is if a third field is equal to 0. In order to achieve this I have ...
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Dissolving polygons fails on computers with small amount of RAM

When I'm trying to dissolve a polygon through an arcpy script the operation fails with the 999999 error on computers with small amount of RAM [~3 GB] (known issue). Unfortunately neither: arcpy....
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Errors while running Region Group tool [closed]

I am getting an error while using Region Group on a large dataset. The errors are specified below: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. The table was not found. [VAT_final002] A column was ...
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Weighted Overlay - passing parameter as text error? [closed]

For some reason when hardcoding the save path for the wieghted raster just before runtime it works perfectly. Like such... arcpy.env.cellSize = "90" arcpy.env.workspace = r'G:\Xcel\Route Tool\Potter\...
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Trying to modify records from one shapefile to another gives Error 999999?

I am trying to update the atrribute data of a feature class with respect to another one by matching a common field. But it is returning an error for the setValue command. My code looks like: import ...
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Running Buffer_analysis in PyScripter fails to execute

For some reason, I can't get Buffer_analysis to run successfully from PyScripter(2.5.3.0) for a particular shapefile. It fails to complete and exits with error 999999. I can run the exact same ...
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Cannot import CSV to dbase via Table_to_Table in ArcMap

I have a CSV file with greater than 5 million records. When I imported it to dbase via the Table_to_Table function in ArcMap, it raised ERROR(99999). As a result, only 2 million or so records were ...
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Why does ArcGIS Upgrade Geodatabase tool throw ERROR 999999: Error executing function? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to upgrade File Geodatabases using a Python script that runs fine until the step where it runs the Upgrade Geodatabase tool. The error is: ERROR 999999: Error ...
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Is there Shape Metrics Toolbox or equivalent for ArcGIS 10?

I need to compute the geometric properties (e.g. contiguity index, dispersion index etc.) of a series of polygons and I would like to use the Shape Metrics Toolbox. I am using ArcGis 10 and the ...
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Joining Fields from Multiple Tables to One Table in ModelBuilder?

I have 40 tables with about 2000 row with a shared ID that I want to merge into 1 table with 2000 rows. I only want to retain a distance field calculated within each table. The distance field is ...
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Why does Clip keep giving Error 999999: Error executing Function Invalid Topology [Topoengine Error]?

The layer being used as the Clip Features has been used before and worked fine, so I assume the issue is the layer I am trying to Clip (Input Features) - I keep receiving the same error when running ...
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Invalid Topology [Topoengine error] from ArcGIS for Desktop?

Using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop, I'm trying to run the Identity function on two large data sets but it fails every time. I don't think it is a lack of hardware as I can run other processes on the same ...
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Am I over-complicating adding and then calculating fields? Suggestions for a better way? (Python)

I'm attempting to re-position a question I asked yesterday here. I am starting to think that the way I wrote my code just isn't the best way. Am I overcomplicating things? I know for a fact that ...
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Error 001143 and Error 99999 when using Locate Features Along Routes in ArcGIS10.1

Oddly, what I need to do has worked for about half of my data but not the rest. I'm trying to use the Locate Features Along Routes tool in ArcGIS10.1. I have a smaller polyline layer as the input ...
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Reclassifying Rasters Error 001100 Failed because no statistics are available

I need to reclassify some vector data which was made from Euclidian distance from points and lines. So after getting the Euclidian distances, I tried to run reclassify, but got: Error 001100 Failed ...
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Comparing ArcGIS Desktop configuration on two pieces of hardware?

I have two PCS with ostensibly the same configuration (i.e. both ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 SP5, both 4Gb RAM) yet when I load the same file geodatabase onto both and run the same large (400 element) model ...
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Multiple ring buffer on point-shape error [duplicate]

I need to calculate multiple ring-buffers, but every time I try, arcgis produces a failure: Executing (Multiple Ring Buffer): MultipleRingBuffer Y:\GIS\RDY\clip\sn_clip.shp Y:\GIS\RDY\sn_clip_ring....
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Extract Values to Point from Raster Issue

I am trying to use the tool Extract Values to Points on a File Geodatabase raster, but I am getting some weird errors. I've used this tool multiple times before with no issue, but not since I ...
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Using ArcPy to set field values for all features within each polygon of separate feature class?

I am trying to set a field value in one feature class (TRU) based on the value of a field in a separate feature class (DerivedBoundaries) that contains the first, using python in ArcGIS 10.1. I have ...
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How to Make a New Shapefile Based on Attributes of an Existing Shapefile?

In my last post I had an issue where I wanted to create multiple shapefiles based on only one attribute field (years). How to do it was answered in that post. I want to make that tool more dynamic so ...
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Python loop Polygon to raster not working?

I want to convert a large number of different shp polygons to raster in ArcGIS 10.1, using an existing field column "class" for the new raster classes. I am not very fluent in python but I thought ...
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arcpy.RegionGroup fails with error 999999. Workspace or data source is read only

outRegionGrp = RegionGroup(inRaster,"EIGHT", "WITHIN", "ADD_LINK", valToIgnore) arcgisscripting.ExecuteError: ERROR 999999: Error executing function. Workspace or data source is read only. The table ...
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Splitting worldwide roads into multiple road datasets with less than threshold number of features?

I want to split a worldwide 'road dataset' into multiple grids/blocks-extents, depending on the amount of features resides in that block-extent. If the amount of features(inside that block) is still ...
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SImple model works, resulting script doesn't

The goal is to convert an XY layer (from Excel) into a feature class. The "MakeXY" portion works flawlessly, the arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_conversion portion inevitably returns a 999999 "Table ...
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Including variable in where clause of arcpy.Select_analysis()?

I am trying to loop through a shapefile, selecting each feature in turn and copying it to a temporary shapefile to by included in a union analysis. I'm using a cursor to find the ID name for each ...
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Projecting from State Plane (Oregon) into UTM (zone 10)?

I have an air photo with the following xy coordinate system name: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet_Intl and the following in the description field: Projection: ...
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Error when creating insert cursor in ArcPy?

I've written several scripts that copy data from MS Access db into a new, empty ESRI Geodatabase. I've pretty much copied the code and changed it for each table -- the first two scripts have worked ...
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Clearing cache memory using python?

In this script I use 2 nested 'for' loops to extract a series of variables by month (month = 0 - 11) from 5 netcdf files and then mosaic together each extracted variable. The script runs but after ...
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Error 999999 when using .isalnum in ArcGIS field calculator?

ArcGIS keeps throwing an error when I use the following script in the field calculator, using Python: pre-logic script code: y= () if !fieldx!.isalnum(): y= 1 else: y= 0 Fieldy= y The ...
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Why Intersect gives ERROR 999999: Error executing function Invalid Topology [Too many lineseg endpoints]?

I am trying to run an Intersect process in arcgis 10 sp 3 with 2 file sets (aspect and slope) from up to a 1m DEM across an area of 65,000sq km. The aspect has 9,930,384 records and the slope has 31,...
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Why does Erase give ERROR 999999 (Error executing function Invalid Topology Negative point valence)?

I am getting the following error when I try to erase a set of data from a file within a gdb. Any idea on what to do? I have done repair geometry multiple times on the input/erase datasets. I have 16GB ...