Table not registered [user.raster] Invalid column value

Last Published: April 25, 2020

Error Message

Attempting to load a raster to an SDE standalone raster dataset or existing raster catalog returns the following error:

"Failed to convert ...\raster.ext
Table not registered[user.raster]
Invalid column value
Failed to execute (CopyRaster)"


Resampling techniques BILINEAR and CUBIC for an ArcSDE geodatabase are not supported for images with colormaps.

Solution or Workaround

Follow the solution below.

  1. Check Environments.. > Raster Geodatabase Settings > Resampling techniques for ArcSDE geodatabase

    If attempting to load a raster dataset with colormaps use the NEAREST resample technique.

Article ID:000007119

  • ArcMap 9 x

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