Passing the short path to the geodatabase in a Python script fails when ArcGIS for Server is installed after ArcGIS for Desktop.
Last Published: June 18, 2015ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number
June 15, 2015
January 28, 2021
This issue was not reproducible when tested by the development team. Issues may be given this status when they cannot be reproduced or are no longer relevant in a development version of the software, but a specific fix was not installed to address the issue. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
As stated in BUG, non-reproducible in 10.3.1
Install ArcGIS for Server prior to installing ArcGIS for Desktop or install Background Geoprocessing for Desktop.