The index passed was not within the valid range

Last Published: August 20, 2021

Error Message

This article pertains to ArcGIS versions 9.x only. Later versions of ArcGIS may contain different functionality, as well as different names and locations for menus, commands and geoprocessing tools.

The following error is returned when building a shapefile network dataset in ArcCatalog:

The index passed was not within the valid range.


The shapefile is corrupted due to an invalid precision.

Solution or Workaround

Re-create the shapefile.

Article ID:000007811

  • ArcMap 9 x

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