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The SOAP 'FindSRByWKID' method returns the error message, "Can't assign authority metadata to this spatial reference object because it is empty," on ArcGIS Server 10.3 with Geometry.

Last Published: March 9, 2022 ArcGIS for Server
Bug ID Number BUG-000084765
SubmittedJanuary 23, 2015
Last ModifiedSeptember 15, 2022
Applies toArcGIS for Server
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System Version2008 R2 64 Bit
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

This issue was logged against a version of the software which is no longer supported, and has not had activity in some time. We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product life cycle. If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support.


  • Apply the 'Geometry service FindSRByWKT' method to get the correct spatial reference as described in this link:<ah ref=""target="_blank"></a>
  • To identify the spatial reference string, please check this online documentation: <ah ref="" target="_blank"></a>

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000084765


  • ArcGIS for Server

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