Not a recognized workspace factory - Automation error - Is not a valid table

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

When executing a batch process in the Table to Geodatabase tool, several errors are produced if the parameters are loaded from a file. The errors are:

"Open Workspace: Not a recognized workspace factory."

"ATGdb: Automation error. Unspecified error."

"ArcToolbox Warning: Is not a valid table."


The output ArcSDE geodatabase is not currently available and/or the input table no longer exists. An ArcSDE Administrator may have shut-down the server, or network problems may exist.

Solution or Workaround

Make sure the tables, and geodatabase connections, exist in your ArcCatalog or ArcToolbox session before loading the script into the tool.

Article ID:000003100

  • ArcMap 8 x

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