An overview of the Workspace toolset

The Workspace toolset comprises a set of tools to create the data storage structures used by ArcGIS. These structures include workspace, folder, two types of geodatabases, feature dataset, and an ArcSDE connection file.



Create ArcInfo Workspace

Creates a workspace with an INFO subdirectory.

Create ArcSDE Connection File

Creates an ArcSDE connection file for use in connecting to ArcSDE geodatabases.

Create Feature Dataset

Creates a feature dataset in the output location—an existing ArcSDE, file geodatabase, or personal geodatabase.

Create File GDB

Creates a file geodatabase in a folder.

Create Folder

Creates a folder in the specified location.

Create Personal GDB

Creates a personal geodatabase in a folder.