Bring back the SDE command line tools

Idea created by ejohnson on Aug 28, 2019
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    Our organization has SQL Server Agent jobs which use CmdExec to run SDE commands, such as sdeversion -o compress, for after-hours geodatabase maintenance.  After upgrading our geodatabases from 10.2 to later versions these jobs no longer function.  These jobs are part of larger database maintenance plans.

     

    I do not want to have to install Python on the database server, and trying to time a Python script execution on the server hosting ArcGIS Server to execute alongside, just before, or just after a SQL Server Agent job seems to be inconvenient and clunky.  Please bring back the SDE command line tools.