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ArcGIS 10.0 (Desktop) Add Globalids in ArcView patch

Published: September 2, 2010


With this patch, with an ArcView license, the Add Global IDs command and the Add Global IDs geoprocessing tool can be used to add GlobalID fields to file geodatabases and personal geodatabases.


ESRI® announces the ArcGIS 10.0 (Desktop) Add Globalids in ArcView patch. This patch modifies the licensing for the Add Global IDs command and Add Global IDs geoprocessing tool making them available with ArcView. The patch deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this Patch

  • NIM059890 - Allow the Add Global IDs command to work in catalog and GP with an ArcView license.
  • NIM060530 - Change the license level of Add Global IDs tool to ArcView.

    Description: With an ArcView license, the Add Global IDs command and the Add Global IDs geoprocessing tool should be enabled for use on a file geodatabase or a personal geodatabase. This fix ensures that these tools are enabled for those database types.


Files Installed in this Patch

  • Windows <ArcGIS Product Installation Directory>\bin:

    • GeoprocessingLib.dll


Installing this Patch on Windows

ArcGIS 10.0 must be installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  2. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS.
  3. Double-click ArcGIS-<Product>-10-GDB-Patch.msp to start the install process.

    NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the Patch installation, you can start the Patch installation manually by using the following command:

    • msiexec.exe /p [location of Patch]\ArcGIS-<Product>-10-GDB-Patch.msp
  4. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.

    Installation Notes:

    • System Administrators - A technical paper is available that discusses the enterprise deployment of ArcGIS 10 setups using Microsoft┬« Systems Management Server (SMS) and Group Policy, including additional system requirements, suggestions, known issues, and Microsoft Software Installation (MSI) command line parameters. Deployment in a lockdown environment is also covered. ArcGIS 10 Enterprise Deployment.


Patch Updates

Check Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

How to identify which Patch is installed


  • To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, download the PatchFinder utility and run it from your local machine.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Service Pack. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.

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