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Building network dataset takes forever and ever

Question asked by filipkral on Sep 17, 2015
Latest reply on Oct 14, 2015 by jborgion


I created a network dataset and let it build straight after creating it. It has been building for over 5 days now - I can still see the "progress bar":


The machine I am building it on has plenty of memory and CPUs so it cannot be due to lack of resources. There seems to be nothing going on when I look into task manager. CPU is at 0%, plenty of free memory.

What should I do? Is it possible that the network has been built but ArcMap didn't receive the right signal? Is it going to corrupt my file geodatabase if I kill ArcMap from task manager?


The network I am trying to build has nearly 100 million edges. It is a drainage network derived from an outflow direction raster. I built a network from the same kind of dataset with 7.5 million edges before and it was quite quick.


I would be grateful for any suggestions?