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ValidateDataStoreItem

Summary

Validates whether a folder or database has been successfully registered with an ArcGIS Server site.

Syntax

ValidateDataStoreItem (connection_file, datastore_type, connection_name)
ParameterExplanationData Type
connection_file

An ArcGIS Server connection file (.ags) for the server whose registered database or folder is being validated.

String
datastore_type

The type of data being validated.

  • DATABASEThe data resides in an enterprise database.
  • FOLDERThe data is file-based.
String
connection_name

The name by which the folder or database being validated is registered with the ArcGIS Server site.

String
Return Value
Data TypeExplanation
String

Code sample

ValidateDataStoreItem example

Prints the validity of all folders and databases registered with an ArcGIS Server site.

import arcpy

conn = "GIS Servers/MyConnection.ags"
for store_type in ["FOLDER", "DATABASE"]:
    print("Validating data store items of type {}".format(store_type))
    for i in arcpy.ListDataStoreItems(conn, store_type):
        validity = arcpy.ValidateDataStoreItem(conn, store_type, i[0])
        print("The data item '{}' is {}".format(i[0], validity))

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