Update from Personnal to Workgroup GDB which failed [Solved]

Discussion created by Alexis on May 17, 2016
Latest reply on May 20, 2016 by Alexis



We have implemented ArcGIS for Server 10.3.1 with SQL Express 2008 R2.


I realized that we used the wrong program to activate SQL Express with Database_Server_Desktop_1031_145738.exe and that’s why I had “Class : ArcSDE Personal Server” in the Database Server Properties.


We updated SQL Express to manage Workgroup GDB with Database_Server_Workgroup_1031_145925.exe and everything was fine during the installation with our ArcGIS Server licence.


My issue is that my server is still recognized as a  “ArcSDE Personal Server” and my geodatabase are still flagged as personal  ones with “sdepersonnal…” in the AUTH_KEY field.


Does somebody know how to force ArcGIS to recognize my server as a workgroup one as it should be ?