Unable to export a feature layer with attachments from ArcGIS Online for Organizations to a file geodatabase

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When backing up data from ArcGIS Online for Organizations, exporting feature layers with a large number of attachments to a file geodatabase results in an error or in missing feature layer attachments.


This is a known issue.

Solution or Workaround

Create a replica from the REST endpoint of the hosted feature service, and download the file geodatabase in a ZIP file format.

Instructions are available in the following Esri Knowledge Base article:
HowTo: Retrieve attachments from a hosted feature service

Article ID:000012336

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