Problem: Uploading a file geodatabase to ArcGIS Online returns 'Error processing table data'


The following message is returned after uploading a zipped folder to Content in ArcGIS Online.

Error Processing table data - check file format, supported data types and data license.
Screenshot of the error message.


The file uploaded to ArcGIS Online is a higher-level folder that contains the file geodatabase folder, and is not directly the zipped file geodatabase itself.

Solution or Workaround

The zipped folder name must be written in the format, [name].gdb.zip. In addition, the title in ArcGIS cannot contain special characters (such as ".gdb").

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