Linestring or poly boundary is self-intersecting

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

When converting SDC data to SDE by way of ArcCatalog, the user may receive the following error:

"Linestring or poly boundary is self-intersecting Failed to execute (CopyFeatures)".


SDC data cannot be converted to SDE geodatabase format by way of ArcCatalog.

Solution or Workaround

Follow the workaround below:

  1. Export to personal geodatabase.
  2. Use ArcCatalog to Paste the feature class into the ArcSDE geodatabase.

Article ID:000007160

  • ArcMap 9 x

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