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The Alter Field tool returns the error, “ERROR 001600: Failed to alter field name”, or “Network I/O error” when used in an ArcSDE 10.0 geodatabase using the Application Server connection.

Last Published: October 2, 2014 ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number BUG-000081617
SubmittedSeptember 12, 2014
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Version found10.0
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

ArcGIS for Server 10.0 is currently in mature phase of the product lifecycle. Please use direct connections as a workaround for this issue.


Use a direct connection.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000081617


  • ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase

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