When the Summary Statistics tool is run over large files with millions of records, specifying Case fields fills up the TEMP folder and runs for hours, and users eventually run out of disk space.
Last Published: November 23, 2016ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
October 29, 2015
November 24, 2020
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.
External sorting is done through .tmp files. Disk space is required when sorting large data.