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Is it possible to crawl for SDEs based on a server instance?

Question asked by Holisticbynature on Aug 5, 2016
Latest reply on Aug 8, 2016 by bixb0012

This question comes from a couple places.
There are several threads about automating SDE compression, and good python examples on how to get started too.
To my understanding, the ListWorkspaces functions can find SDEs in a work space (in this case Database Connections). However, what I want is something similar to the DA walk function that discovers workspaces, except I want it to discover all possible database connections associated with a server instance (assuming I could deal with the UN/PW concerns). I know I could create database connections, if I had the SDE names, but I am sure I have found anything that enables you to list them in python. Is this something that requires ArcObjects? Is there just some function or step I am missing related to the DB connections?


Thanks in advance Data Management Community.