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arcpy.Exists() return False even if feature class exists when used inside FME

Question asked by DemersM on Jul 4, 2017
Latest reply on Sep 1, 2017 by DemersM

Something very strange happen in my FME shutdown python script that uses arcpy.Exists() function. This function test if a feature class exists or not and returns True or False.


The following script returns False in FME even if the feature class do exists. I have tryed the same script in a python shell using the same python interpretor, and it returns True.


Any ideas why it fails in FME shutdown python?


  1. import arcpy
  2. print arcpy.Exists("\\\\cnatrtd8\\geo\\GEODEV011.sde\\GEO09_WEB_MERCATOR\\GEO09E03_CS_STA")