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While creating a new geodatabase, running a database server for ArcSDE Workgroup 10.4 does not update the ArcSDE_License in the Windows Registry and returns the following error, "Error creating this geodatabase. The application is not licensed to perform this operation."

Last Published: January 4, 2016 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000093222
SubmittedDecember 29, 2015
Last ModifiedJune 5, 2024
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.4 Beta
StatusWill Not Be Addressed

Additional Information

We apologize that we were unable to address this issue within the current product support cycle. If the issue continues to affect your work in a supported release, please contact Technical Support.


Update the ArcSDE_License manually with the correct authorization string to create the geodatabase successfully.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000093222


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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