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Problem: ArcCatalog cannot convert SDC data into an ArcSDE geodatabase

Description



** This issue has been addressed in ArcGIS 9.1. **



When converting SDC compressed data, an ESRI format, to an ArcSDE geodatabase, one of the following errors are returned:

ERROR 1:
"Linestring or poly boundary is self-intersecting
Failed to execute (CopyFeatures)"

ERROR 2:
"The number of points is less than required for feature
Failed to execute (Append)"

Cause

This is a known issue.

Solution or Workaround

Follow the workaround below.

  1. Export to personal geodatabase.
  2. Use ArcCatalog to Paste the feature class into the ArcSDE geodatabase.

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