Cannot view the metadata for unpacked raster mosaic datasets

Last Published: April 25, 2020


The metadata for unpacked raster mosaic datasets cannot be viewed in ArcCatalog.

The following text is displayed when the 'Description' tab is clicked:

"The item's XML contains errors."


This is a known issue.


Use the Consolidate Layer geoprocessing tool located in ArcToolbox > Data Management > Package to create the data and layer file into a single folder.

Use a third-party program to compress the new folder and data for sharing.

    Article ID:000010943

    • ArcMap

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