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Import Geodatabase Configuration Keywords

Summary

Defines data storage parameters for an enterprise geodatabase by importing a file containing configuration keywords, parameters, and values.

Usage

  • This tool only works with enterprise geodatabases.

  • Typically, you will run the Export Geodatabase Configuration Keywords tool first to obtain a file containing the geodatabase's existing configuration keyword and parameter values. Alter this file and import the changes using the Import Geodatabase Configuration Keywords tool.

  • Only the geodatabase administrator can run the Import Geodatabase Configuration Keywords tool.

  • This tool is not supported for geodatabases in SAP HANA.

Syntax

ImportGeodatabaseConfigurationKeywords_management (input_database, in_file)
ParameterExplanationData Type
input_database

The connection file for the enterprise geodatabase to which you want to import the configuration file. You must connect as the geodatabase administrator.

Workspace
in_file

The path to and name of the ASCII text file containing configuration keywords, parameters, and values to import.

File

Code sample

ImportConfigKeywords example 1 (Python window)

You can alter and run the following from a Python window to import a text file containing configuration keyword settings.

This example connects through the database connection file enterprisegdb.sde to import the file keyword.txt.

import arcpy
ent_gdb = "C:\\gdbs\\enterprisegdb.sde"
input_file = "C:\\temp\\keyword.txt"
arcpy.ImportGeodatabaseConfigurationKeywords_management(ent_gdb,input_file)
ImportConfigKeywords example 2 (stand-alone script)

The following is a stand-alone script you can alter and run to import an altered configuration keyword text file.

# Set the necessary product code
import arceditor
 
# Import arcpy module
import arcpy

# Local variables:
ent_gdb = "C:\\gdbs\\enterprisegdb.sde"
input_file = "C:\\temp\\keyword.txt"

# Process: Import the text file containing configuration keywords
arcpy.ImportGeodatabaseConfigurationKeywords_management(ent_gdb,input_file)

Environments

Licensing information

  • ArcGIS Desktop Basic: No
  • ArcGIS Desktop Standard: Yes
  • ArcGIS Desktop Advanced: Yes

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