00237: Layer's data source cannot be replaced


The following only applies when sharing from ArcGIS Pro 1.3 and earlier or when sharing to Portal for ArcGIS 10.4.1 and earlier.

You are sharing a web layer that references registered data, but the data source of this layer, or the data that is joined or related to this layer, is using a registration option that is not supported when sharing from ArcGIS Pro at this release.

You cannot share a web layer that references registered data if you chose a different database connection for your publisher and server when you registered the data source with your federated server.


  • Select the layer type under Copy all data instead of Reference registered data. All layers and stand-alone tables in your map will be copied to the federated server.
  • Change the data source of your layer to match a registered data store that uses a single data source.

More information

For more information about different configurations of data stores, see Data sources for ArcGIS Server.


When the publisher machine and the server are working with different folders, not geodatabases, sharing is supported.

For more information, see Analyze your GIS resource.