I've recently upgraded my ArcGIS server from 10.0 to 10.2, and I need to figure out how to replace the ArcSDE commands that I used to register my feature classes and spatial views with python commands. The situation is that each year, a number of spatial tables are copied to new schemas, and the tables are then registered within SDE.
Essentially I was previously using commands similar to the following...
sdelayer -o delete -l W_FIELD_EXPORT_SV,shape -u <user> -i <instance> -p <password> -N
sdelayer -o register -l W_FIELD_EXPORT_SV,shape -e nac+ -t ST_GEOMETRY -C OBJECT_ID,SDE -E -13744558,2980372,-7409316,6335845 -R 39 -u <user> -i <instance> -p <password>
sdetable -o describe -t W_FIELD_EXPORT_SV -u <user> -i <instance> -p <password>
sdetable -o grant -t W_FIELD_EXPORT_SV -U VIEW_AGS -A SELECT -u <user> --p <password> -i <instance>
I've found the arcpy.RegisterWithGeodatabase_management toolbox command, but the drawback to that is that it seems that there is no way to specify a column other than OBJECTID for the ID column. As is shown in my example the column OBJECT_ID is being used for the ID. The toolbox command also does not let me specify the feature class envelope (-E), or the spatial reference ID (-R). Perhaps those parameters are no longer necessary with ArcGIS 10.2?
Any help, or explanations about how I should go about replacing this process would be greatly appreciated!
Robert, did you find an answer for this?