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Spatial Views and Relationships

08-21-2018 03:39 AM
Occasional Contributor II

I am working in a Server for ArcGIS 10.3 environment with a Versioned Enterprise Oracle 12.g gdb.

We have a number of spatial tables/queries that are renewed every day. The Spatial tables are created joining several tables. We want to create spatial Views on the Default gdb.

If I export the required Spatial table/query to a Spatial table they lose the Joined data??

I want to use ArcPY/Python to export the Joined Spatial Table to a Spatial table (SpTable_JN), then create a relationship with a table (Data_JN). This should be a simple task, yet I keep getting an error that the tables cannot be Registered with the database.

Has anyone experienced a similar problem and found a solution?? I would appreciate any advice.

Kind regards,


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Esri Notable Contributor

Can you please post some of the Python that you are using to export the table and create the relationship? This will make troubleshooting easier. Also post a screenshot of the exact error message.


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--- George T.
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Hi George,

Thanks for the reply. I am on holiday this week, don't have access to the code at work.

The code below is a rough copy of the logic used. The only error that I get from Create Relationship is:

"the feature is not Registered with the db"

# Import system modules
import arcpy
from arcpy import env

# Set environment settings
env.workspace = "D:/users/user"

## Copy Data

## Copy the Spatial View to Featyre
database = "TESTDB Connection.sde"

arcpy.CopyFeatures_management("TESTDB.SpTable_JNS_VW", "TESTDB.SpTable_JN_VW")

##Create Relationship
SptTbl = "TESTDB.SpTable_JN_VW"
SptData = "TESTDB.Data_JN"

# Create simple relationship class between SpTable_JN layer
# and Data_JN table with additional parcel owner information
SpTable = "SptTbl"
relClass = "TESTDB.EQUIP_RelClass"
forLabel = "SpTable.EQUIP_ID"
backLabel = "SptData.SW_ID"
primaryKey = "SpTable.EQUIP_ID"
foreignKey = "SptData.SW_ID"

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