Unable to export a geostatistical layer generated from an XY event layer based on an Excel table, when the 64-bit background geoprocessing patch is installed and the background geoprocessing is enabled.
Last Published: March 13, 2015ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
March 5, 2015
August 24, 2023
ArcGIS for Desktop
Operating System Version
After review by the development team, it has been determined that this issue is related to a known limitation with the software that lies outside of Esri's control. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
Excel tables (.xls and .xlsx) are unsupported data types for 64-bit background processing.
Two possible solutions are:
Disable background geoprocessing before attempting to export the geostatistical layer.
Export the XY event layer to a shapefile or feature class and use it for generating the geost