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Microsoft Azure database requirements for ArcGIS 10.8.x and ArcGIS Pro 2.5 and 2.6

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Supported cloud-based database service editions and versions

The following versions of Microsoft Azure database service offerings are supported with ArcGIS:

  • Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Microsoft Azure Managed Instance*—Version 12
  • Microsoft Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Versions 9.6.15, 10.9,and 11.4

*Changes Microsoft Azure has made for Managed Instances may prevent deployment using ArcGIS Enterprise Cloud Builder for Microsoft Azure. If you experience issues, use Microsoft Azure portal to create the instance.

Database requirements/limitations

ArcGIS connections to Microsoft Azure must originate from machines within Microsoft Azure and connections should originate from machines within the same Azure region.

See the following Microsoft Azure documentation for more information on these database offerings:

Software required to connect to a DBMS

Your client machine (for example, the one running ArcGIS Pro, ArcMap, or ArcGIS Server) must have the appropriate database client files installed for the RDBMS you are using. These client files are available from their respective RDBMS vendors. See Database clients for more information.