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Using a Windows account named 'esri' causes the user's folders to not populate correctly for ArcGIS for Desktop. Local user 'Esri' cannot make connections to SDE Database in ArcCatalog.

Last Published: October 23, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000086560
SubmittedApril 1, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows OS
Operating System VersionN/A


Do not use the word 'esri' in the local or domain user accounts.

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Bug ID: BUG-000086560


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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