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Enabling editor tracking in ArcGIS Online fails for hosted feature services with large number of features.

Last Published: October 17, 2015 ArcGIS Online
Bug ID Number BUG-000091369
SubmittedOctober 13, 2015
Last ModifiedFebruary 13, 2023
Applies toArcGIS Online
Version found3.9
StatusKnown Limit

Additional Information

The default option do not work for big datasets, and the database operation times out. This is by design.


1. Open the attribute table feature class in ArcMap and add the following fields: CreationDate (use date as field type) Creator (string) EditorDate (Date) Editor (string) 2. From the Catalog window in ArcMap > right click on feature class > Properties 3. Enable editor tracking and select the corresponding four fields created above and save. 4. Publish the feature service and it should have editor tracking enabled on ArcGIS Online.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000091369


  • ArcGIS Online

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