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When resourcing an MXD file to a new connection file, the Set Data Source tool attempts to access the old connection, causing the user account to be locked.

Last Published: July 5, 2017 ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Bug ID Number BUG-000088491
SubmittedJune 18, 2015
Last ModifiedDecember 18, 2020
Applies toArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemRed Hat Enterprise Linux

Additional Information

Duplicate of BUG-000091874: "Fixed by BUG-000091874: Opening a saved ArcGIS Pro project, or an existing ArcMap map document (MXD) after a user's database password is changed, results in multiple failed login attempts to the database which may result in the user's DBMS account being locked."


1. Create a new ArcSDE connection file with the new password. 2. Resource the data sources. 3. Change the password in the database.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000088491


  • ArcSDE/Enterprise Geodatabase

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