ERROR

ERROR 002698: No permission to perform the operation upon the datasource

Last Published: September 2, 2020

Error Message

In some instances, when attempting to append data using the Append tool on a hosted feature layer imported from ArcGIS Online to ArcGIS Pro, the following error is returned:

Error:
ERROR 002698: No permission to perform the operation upon the datasource.
error 002698 No permission to perform the operation upon the datasource.

Cause

This issue occurs when geometry editing is disabled on the hosted feature layer in ArcGIS Online.

Solution or Workaround

To resolve the error, enable geometry editing in the 'Editing' section of the hosted feature layer's settings in ArcGIS Online.

  1. Sign in to ArcGIS Online.
  2. Navigate to Content > My Content.
  3. Select the hosted feature layer to open the item details page.
  4. Navigate to Settings > Feature layer (hosted).
  5. For Editing, check Enable Editing..
  6. Click Save.
Enable editing in the hosted feature layer settings
  1. Start ArcGIS Pro and run the Append tool to make the required edits.

Article ID:000023740

Software:
  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Pro 2 x

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