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How To: Disable SDENOSTATEAUTOLOCK

Summary

In ArcSDE 8.3, state autolocking is turned on by default. Instructions provided describe the steps to turn autolocking off, which improves performance and avoids database contention while acquiring state locks.

Procedure

Follow these steps:

  1. Install ArcSDE 8.3 Service Pack 1. This can be downloaded through the link in Related Information, below.
  2. Set SDENOSTATEAUTOLOCK=TRUE in the SDEHOME/etc/dbinit.sde file.
  3. Restart the ArcSDE service.

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