ERROR

ERROR 000210: Cannot create output <file path>. Failed to execute (LasDatasetToRaster)

Last Published: May 6, 2022

Error Message

Attempting to create a raster from a LAS file using the LAS Dataset To Raster tool fails, with the following error message returned:

Error:
ERROR 000210: Cannot create output <file path>. Failed to execute (LasDatasetToRaster).

The error message returned when attempting to run the LAS Dataset To Raster tool

Cause

The LAS dataset is projected in a geographic coordinate system instead of a projected coordinate system.

Solution or Workaround

Reproject the LAS dataset to a projected coordinate system using the Extract LAS tool to resolve this issue.

Note:
The Extract LAS tool is only available with a 3D Analyst license. 
  1. In ArcGIS Pro, open the Geoprocessing pane, navigate to Toolboxes > 3D Analyst Tools > Point Cloud > Extract LAS.
  2. In the Extract LAS pane, for Input Point Cloud, select the LAS dataset to process.
  3. For Target Folder, select the folder to save the output LAS.
  4. For Output LAS Dataset, select the output LAS dataset referencing the newly created .las files.
  5. In the Environments tab, under Output Coordinates, select a projected coordinate system for Output Coordinate System by clicking Select coordinate system Icon.png.
  6. Click Run.
The Extract LAS pane to be configures to to reproject the LAS dataset to a projected coordinate system

Article ID:000027636

Software:
  • ArcGIS Pro 2 8 x
  • ArcGIS Pro 2 x

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