Cannot build a network dataset in ArcMap while it is being previewed in ArcCatalog

Last Published: April 25, 2020


ArcMap is unable to acquire a schema lock when attempting to build the network dataset while the network dataset is being previewed using ArcCatalog on the same machine.


ArcCatalog has a lock on the network dataset when it is being previewed. Building the network dataset requires a schema lock.


Close ArcCatalog before building the network dataset.

Article ID:000007825

  • ArcMap

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