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ListVersions

Summary

Lists the versions the connected user has permission to use.

Discussion

You can specify the path to a connection file as an argument to the function or you can set the workspace environment to the connection file and call the ListVersions function without any arguments. Only those versions the connected user has permissions to use will be included in the list returned by the function.

Note:

The arcpy.ListVersions function should not be confused with the arcpy.da.ListVersions function, which is used to return a list of Version objects.

Syntax

ListVersions (sde_workspace)
ParameterExplanationData Type
sde_workspace

An enterprise geodatabase workspace.

String
Return Value
Data TypeExplanation
String

The string returned from the function containing version names in the enterprise geodatabase the connected user has permissions to use.

Code sample

ListVersions example

Gets the list of versions the user has permissions to use and prints them.

import arcpy

database = "Database Connections/toolboxDEFAULTVersion.sde"
versions = arcpy.ListVersions(database)

# Print the versions available to the user
for version in versions:
    print(version)

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