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, 2015ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
April 1, 2015
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
Operating System Version
The issue is a duplicate of an existing issue. See the issue's Additional Information section for details. Customers associated with the duplicate issue are automatically attached to the open issue.
Do not use the word 'esri' in the local or domain user accounts.