create spatial type in Esri Geodatabase for st_geometry

To create the spatial type (st_geoemtry) in your Oracle Geodatabase, use the Geoprocessing tool

create spatial type” which can be found in catalog tree search.


in order to perform this you need to configure your ‘SYS’ oracle user to connect from your client machine , this can be done through a procedure described in my early thread (

PLEASE NOTE: that is geoprocessing tool will ONLY work with ‘SYS’ user.

the below snapshot describes the activity:



the dll st_geoemtry library (libst_shapelib.dll) can be found locally on your machine, in this directory:

C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.1\DatabaseSupport




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