Questions tagged [versioning]

In databases, an alternative state of the database that has an owner, a description, a permission (private, protected, or public), and a parent version.

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Feature Class Update Trigger with Archiving

We are deploying Collector in our institution and for offline work on unversioned data we need to enable archiving. The feature class needs some updates when the user enters new records using the ...
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Backup of ArcSDE version

Is there any way how to backup particular version in ArcSDE geodatabase? I want to delete some versions from our geodatabase, but it would be great if I can create backup first and restore version ...
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Why do arcpy.GetCount_management and arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute yield different row counts?

I was benchmarking which method was faster for counting the number of rows in a table, when something curious happened: import arcpy import os import time test_tuple = ("path\to\connection", "...
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Prevent row deletion in versioned tables: Put the functionality in ArcMap?

In a related question, I asked how to prevent rows from being deleted from versioned tables using database privileges. Unfortunately, this does not seem to be possible. As an alternative, is there a ...
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Prevent row deletion in versioned tables using database privileges

I have versioned tables in an Oracle geodatabase (versioned with the option to move edits to base). I would like to prevent users from deleting rows from the tables when using ArcGIS Desktop. (With ...
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Derive Event Measures Error Message?

Getting an Underlying DBMS Error message (ORA-20025: Not owner of state 1087699.ORA-06512: at “SDE.VERSION_USER_DDL” As anyone seen this type of error and how all the sudden would this become an ...
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File Geodatabase and Versioning

I'm trying to setup a versioned database to a small office and was wondering whether ESRI's File Geodatabase has that type of capabilities? Researching the topic I found conflicting data from ESRI's ...
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How to transfer data from a version to default version in ArcMap? [closed]

I have lost all data from default version and also from the base tables in Oracle. But luckily, there is a version that has all the data in it. I have reconciled and posted that version to default but ...
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Geodatabse Compression does not make changes in Base Tables [closed]

This question has been asked here GDB Compression Not Updating Base Tables, but the solution provided is not what I am looking for. I have registered a feature class and made some edits in that ...
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How to make ArcMap aware of the changes that are made in base table? [duplicate]

I am using ArcMap One-way replication tool to synchronize feature classes from Oracle to MS SQL Server (once a day), but replication only works for the versioned data with move edits to base option as ...
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Versioning in PostGIS on PostgreSQL database [duplicate]

I have a cadastral database which requires multi-user editing/updating on daily basis. I am trying to migrate from Esri enterprise geodatabase to PostGIS/PostgreSQL. I am not sure PostGIS offers ...
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Editing Parcel Fabric in Versioned Geodatabase

We keep our parcel fabric in a SDE database with an intermediate staging version that multiple users post changes to from their own personal edit versions. We're able to edit the parcel fabric ...
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Recovering accidental edits through ArcGIS Pro Version Changes window?

We have a situation with our ArcSDE where features were accidentally deleted inside a version and we would like to recover those changes. We cannot undo edits because they were saved in a previous ...
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Changing version with arcpy

I am looking to change versions of an .sde through Arcpy to then afterwards, run a few geoprocesses on it. I do not want it to automatically update after that. So far I have managed to create a ...
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Refreshing Versioned Feature Class using ArcObjects?

I have a FeatureClass A. This Feature Class is Versioned. User X has a tool open, that reads records from this Feature Class, by clicking a refresh button. The refresh button code is basically a ...
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Using primary key in ArcSDE Enterprise Geodatabase with MS SQL Server?

Does setting a primary key constraint in a field obstruct the compression of a versioned geodatabase? I read someone mentioning that the primary key in a versioned geo-database will cause problem ...
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Understanding terminologies on Esri ArcSDE [closed]

I am new to ArcSDE. Can anyone help me understand the differences between versioning, replication, synchronization, archiving, editor tracking, and schema change? Their concepts are similar to me. ...
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Using SDE versioned layers as inputs in FME

I am using the following FME script to compare the vertices between a line layer and a polygon layer (they should have the same vertices, but because of a resolution issue some areas have different ...
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How to Create 'Update Triggers' to Track Field Values Changes When Data is Versioned?

How can I create a trigger to capture when a field is changed from one value to another if my data is versioned? I am not able to run an UPDATE trigger and grab ':new' and ':old' values because with ...
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Versioning with Oracle Workspace Manager in QGIS?

I'm working with a workspace enabled oracle database. Through the database connection properties in QGIS meanwhile it is possible to set the workspace or version. So I can edit my spatial data in a ...
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How export geodatabase version differences in ArcPy?

With ArcObjects I have this code in C# to export the differences to a XML file: ESRI.ArcGIS.GeoDatabaseDistributed.IVersionDataChangesInit pVDataChgs; var pvTemp = new ESRI.ArcGIS....
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Do Postgresql sequences work with SDE versioning?

I am migrating data from an older GIS system into an SDE system with PostgreSQL as the database engine. The current system generates a unique tag for several layers, I want to re-create this behavior ...
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Access geodatabase simultaneously by several users

We have a requirement to edit a Geodatabase simultaneously by several users. We have several GIS specialists who are loading the data at the same time and each time we have to copy paste the data ...
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How to undelete from ArcGIS versioned table?

We have a versioned table of polygons and one of our users have deleted every geometries. With Oracle's SQL Developer, i can see the table still containing the missing data, along with its Axxxx and ...
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Versioning error when creating a Topology on a File GDB

Im having an issue with the 99999 Error. Im creating a Topology dataset for each of the featureclasses within a GDB. For some reason my script works for some feature classes and errors on others. I ...
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Spatial Data Version Control or Versioning Software [duplicate]

I have a lot of shapefile or fgdb feature classes that I am working with now and it gets updated almost every month. As of right now, I am just making the file name with extra name after '-' (i.e., ...
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Deleting ArcMap Versions using Arcpy

The versionName "JNMILLER" won't delete. Any idea why it's not finding the name? Terminal: ================= RESTART: C:\Users\jnmiller\Desktop\test.py ================= Found - "EGAS\JMEESE" ...
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Creating ArcMap Versions using Arcpy

Why doesn't the script break if the Version exists? Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Users\jnmiller\Desktop\Create User Version.py", line 30, in arcpy.CreateVersion_management(...
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Pasting features into a feature class doesn't honour subtypes

I'm encountering an issue where features that I'm copying from a feature class in a file geodatabase are all going to a single subtype when I paste them in the destination feature class in an ...
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Query for tables that are not registered with option to move edits to base

I have an Oracle enterprise geodatabase. In theory, all 500+ tables in the database should be registered as versioned, with the option to move edits to base. However, it has come to my attention that ...
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Visualize Polygon Changes

I've unfortunately experienced a version control issue between offices where one person was editing an older version of a polygon shapefile. Now I need to reconcile those edits into the current ...
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ArcGIS database feature class editor default version settings

I created an enterprise geodatabase with ArcCatalog 10.5 in my PostgreSQL database. And I created feature class in database. But when I add feature class in arcmap, I need to change the editor ...
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Keeping Default Version of Geodatabase protected?

I have a multiuser geodatabase with Oracle Enterprise RDBMS. The Version of the geodatabase is 10.4.1 and Oracle 11g. We have over 35 data editors with the flat version tree, each user having their ...
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Reason for a Data Loss While Making Schema Changes on SDE - Oracle DB [closed]

I am not an expert when it comes to Administering Multi-User Geodatabase. However, I refer to Esri's documentation for best practices and efficient workflows before putting on my GIS Admin's hat to ...
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Change Version Option Grayed out in ArcGIS Pro

I am experimenting with versioning data from an SDE database in ArcGIS Pro. I able able to create a new version, no problems, but when I go to change the version in the Data Source tab on the Contents ...
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How are unsaved/temporary edits stored during versioned editing?

In ArcGIS Desktop, I can edit versioned, Oracle tables. I generally edit the default version, and I've registered the tables as versioned with the option to move edits to base. I do things like: ...
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Using ArcGIS workspace defined as version in ArcPy?

I am trying to define my workspace as the current version that I am connected to. The Python tool that I am running utilizes the arcpy.da.Editor() function, and I used a workspace variable that is ...
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Checking which layer edited under specific version?

I have approx 100 feature class in SDE database. Out of this someone edited 10 in "test_1" version feature class(assumed). Now i want to know with script or manual which feature class is edited under "...
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Versioned to unversioned: How to undo edits in an edit session on an unregistered table

I'm considering switching some of my tables in an Oracle enterprise geodatabase from versioned to unversioned. The pros of having unversioned tables would be: Simpler, traditional database design ...
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Reconcile/POST version DB edits- only by selected USERS(last edited)

I have been reading a bunch of helpdocs/whitepapers from ESRI and could not find a solution. My Scenario: I have a multi-user DB and want child 1 edits concile/POST to parent 1 which then parent 1 All ...
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Workspace Error type- 000301 for reconcile version

I have a arcpy script to reconcile and post edits from 1 child to 1 parent 9the parent is not the default version). my code: import arcpy print "Preparing to begin Water Version Reconile and POST......
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Python Script to generate log files with time and date and output events and error messages to the log files [closed]

I am writing a python script to reconcile and post my user version edits to a QA/QC version and then finally to the SDE database, the script will also go further to compress, analyze and index the ...
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Cannot connect to current version of enterprise database (PostgreSQL) through PHP

Very new to PHP, and working on a simple edit page. I'm connecting to multiversioned Postgresql database that I set up in ArcMap using a PHP/HTML file. I'm using the pg_connect command with host/...
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Enterprise Database Workflow with Online Mapping

We bought a trimble units for our operators to collect data out in the field using Collector. We currently have ArcGIS Server 10.3.1 with SQL Server 2012 setup on one of our servers. Our server ...
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arcpy.mapping.ListLayers returns inconsistent dataSource properties

ArcMap 10.3.1 It seems that the layer object returned by arcpy.mapping.ListLayers will have a full .dataSource property only in a brand new MXD. After changing the target version in the TOC, the same ...
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Unable to post edits to the default database when default version access is “protected”

Users unable to post edits to the default database when set the default version access is “protected”. In the past the default version was publicly accessed, and users can easily the users can use “...
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Python Script updating default version and child version simultaneously

I am writing a script to auto update attributes for several FCs in my enterprise SDE. I am testing the script and there are no processing bugs however there is strange behavior. When the script ...
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View number of edits made in an Enterprise GDB?

I would like to see the total number of edits made in my Default.SDE before the reconcile/post/compress process. I know you can view the number of edits made in versions with the Version Changes tool ...
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Using arcpy.da.Editor?

I am working with copies of feature Datasets that come from a versioned SDE. The copies are in an un-versioned 'development' SDE. I am attempting to do a field calculation on a single feature class ...
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Managing Conflicts in Scripted ArcGIS Reconcile of Versions?

We have some integration between our Assets system and our ArcGIS 10.3.1 system. The ArcGIS SDE is versioned. The assets system uses its own version (lets call it 'Assets'), and there is another ...