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Enable Geodatabase and ArcCatalog Crashes

Question asked by Wolseley on Mar 19, 2014
Latest reply on Mar 20, 2014 by mousaem
I am using ArcGIS 10.2.1 (Desktop and Server).

I created a new database in SQL Server 2008 R2. Then opened ArcCatalog and did "Add Database Connection". I am able to connect the database from within ArcCatalog. But, when I choose "Enable Geodatabase" ArcCatalog crashes, instantly closes. I also tried "Enable Enterprise Geodatabase" from within ArcToolbox, same result.

Any ideas on why I am not able to Enable Geodatabase?

Note that I already have enterprise Geodatabases successfully running on our Application Server Machine using SQL Server Express 2008 R2. Where I am having problems is with enabling the new enterprise
Geodatabase on our Test Server Machine.

ArcGIS for Server 10.2.1 is running on our Application Server with SQL Server Express 2008 R2. I want to create a new Enterprise Geodatabase on our Test Server (which does not have ArcGIS for Server or ArcGIS Desktop installed on it) on which is installed SQL Server 2008 R2.

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