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The Upgrade Geodatabase button does not grey out after installing the ArcGIS 10.2.1 for Desktop Spatial Reference Consistency Patch and upgrading the geodatabase.

Last Published: July 23, 2019 ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number BUG-000083820
SubmittedDecember 5, 2014
Last ModifiedMarch 30, 2022
Applies toArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Version found10.2.1

Additional Information

Unable to reproduce this issue as submitted. If this is still an issue in the current version, please contact Esri Support Services.


Refer to the following article to identify and drop the gdb_items spatial index:

The bug: Invalid spatial reference (4326) set when inserting/updating the sde gdb_items table when modifying the content for upgraded ArcGIS 10.0 geodatabases

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After dropping the spatial index, the feature class can be created successfully and the Upgrade Geodatabase button is unavailable.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000083820


  • ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase

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