Error: Failed to add the rule to the geometric network. The connectivity rule is invalid/malformed.

Error Message

When adding connectivity rules to a geometric network, the following error is returned:

"Failed to add the rule to the geometric network
The connectivity rule is invalid/malformed
The subtype code does not exist. [feature class name]"


The error is caused by trying to add more than 64 junction subtypes to a particular edge-edge connectivity rule.

This error results from a known issue in ArcGIS.

Solution or Workaround

There is no workaround for this issue.

Install the ArcGIS 9.3.1 SP2 QIP Geodatabase Patch for 9.3.1 or use ArcGIS 10.1 SP1.

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