ArcGIS for Server is an Esri product from the ArcGIS Platform which is used "to create, manage, and distribute GIS services over the Web to support desktop, mobile and Web mapping applications."

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How to convert ArcGIS Server JSON to GeoJSON?

I'm creating a web map using Leaflet, and I want to be able to grab feature layers from our ArcServer. I have successfully been able to retrieve a feature class as JSON, but Esri's JSON objects don't ...
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Programmatically start and stop map services with Python

Is it possible to programmatically stop and start ArcGIS Server map services using Python?
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Is ArcSDE no longer needed at ArcGIS 10.1?

Through my frustration of not finding the post-installation wizard with ArcSDE 10.1 and being unsuccessful with the command line tool to start an SDE service on our SDE databases, I found I was able ...
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Why do tiles seems to jump around when using ArcGIS cache layer in Openlayers?

I am use Openlayers to add ArcGIS tilecache layers using arcgiscache class or another way which is jsonp. I can show the map properly, but when I pan, zoom or drag the map, the tiles seem to jump ...
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Setting Output Parameter in ArcPy for Server Tool

I have published the following script tool (which is wrapped in a model, i.e. just the script tool and all of its parameters) to ArcGIS Server 10. The GP service succeeds when run, but I cannot ...
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How does Google Earth Enterprise compare to ArcGIS server and GeoServer?

I'm working on a web app that includes mapping capabilities (currently just markers and KML overlays on an embedded Google Map). We're starting to outgrow the limitations of Google's free stuff, and ...
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Is there a RESTful way to cancel a GP Job?

I have an asynchronous gp service that I can successfully run and cancel from within Arcmap. Using fiddler I see that arcmap communicates with the GP service via SOAP. I'd like to cancel the job ...
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How to Keep Database and Server Connections active

It seems like everyday I go to publish a service or connect to my SDE I get messages that I can't connect. It is particularly annoying when trying to publish a service to ArcServer. The connections ...
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Toggle Toolbar Button and Activate Identify

I already asked how to toggle an identify button in a previous question, and was given the correct answer to the question, but when I tried to implement it into a toolbar that would disable the ...
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Zooming into a particular polygon

I am getting the polygon id by doing identifyParams.geometry = evt.mapPoint; identifyParams.mapExtent = map.extent; identifyTask.execute(identifyParams, function(result) { var i; var ...
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Changing ArcGIS Server 10.1 port (6080 to 8080)

Due some network issue (Maps are not displaying in secure environment), I want to change the default port 6080 to 8080. I am going through Web help and few links in which they mentioned that install ...
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Python Geoprocessing Service Script - how to use SetParameter

I have a script that needs to be published to ArcGIS Server as a geoprocessing service. This script computes a set of records in table form. I need to set an output parameter so that it returns the ...
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Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ArcGIS for Server or Geoserver?

I use Windows OS. The data (OpenStreetMap) are stored in a postgres/postgis database. How do I display this data correctly? Update: Now I use: geoserver-2.3.5.exe, ...
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How can i use ArcGIS server 10 mapservices in openlayers?

I'm new in openlayers . i'd like to use mapservice of ArcGIS server 10 in open layers.I search and found examples of using an ArcGIS Server 9.3 Rest API layer for openlayers. I found ...
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What are the differences between the various ArcGIS Server options?

This document makes me want to stab my eyes with a fork. Can someone provide a simple summary of the differences between Enterprise vs. Workgroup, and Basic vs. Standard vs. Advanced? As a bonus, what ...
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Reconcile a Versioned Geodatabase with only the DEFAULT version

Follow up to this: Spatial Database Connection String I am trying to reconcile a versioned geodatabase that has only one version, DEFAULT. I am following the steps from the ESRI documentation: A ...
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ArcGIS Server Error: “Feature service requires a registered database”

I'm attempting to publish a feature service to ArcGIS server. I'm running SQL Server Express and ArcSDE. When I try to publish the service I get the error "00090: Feature service requires a registered ...
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ArcGIS Server WMS GetFeatureInfo tolerance

is there a way to specify pixel tolerance when requesting feature info via GetFeatureInfo WMS request for an ArcGIS Server WMS-published map service? I have not been able to find any such information ...
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Is it possible to expose Google Maps as background map through ArcGIS server?

I am doing a (non commercial) project where the client doesn't have the budget for purchasing map data like that provided by TeleAtlas. They only need map data for a background map, and they'd like to ...
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How many layers should be in a MapService - what are the tradeoffs?

When setting up MapServices for ArcGIS, I'm often given an mxd that has many layers in it and told to publish it. Should I have more mapservices with fewer layers in each, or fewer mapservices with ...
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Why are annotation features containing both GraphicElement and TextElement objects not drawing in an ArcGIS Server map service?

I am building annotation features with Python/comtypes/ArcObjects. The annotation works great in ArcMap (10.1), but it is does not draw when published to a map service in ArcGIS Server. Each piece ...
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Is there a 3rd party ArcGIS viewer (builder) for Javascript?

Esri provides an ArcGIS Viewer for Flex as well as an ArcGIS Viewer for Silverlight. Strangely though, there are no plans for a similar viewer for Javascript. Are there any 3rd parties that have ...
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What are the consequences of setting the SupportedImageReturnTypes to MIME in ArcGIS Server

I am currently exploring using the ExportMap function on the rest endpoint of a Cached Map Service.( I want to export only some layer within a Mapservice). I have found that if you change the ...
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ESRI Geoprocessing Script : Runs Fine in Desktop - Crashes as Geoprocessing Service

I have a small and simple geoprocessing script that I am trying to expose as a geoprocessing service in ArcGIS Server 10 SP4. The script is below. Pardon the hard-coding... With the hard-coded ...
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Is it possible to replaceDataSource of layer with dataset stored in_memory using ArcPy?

I use in_memory workspaces to speed up some Python script tools that get published as Geoprocessing Services significantly. The tools open MXDs and perform, among other things, an ExportToPDF. In ...
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Connect ESRI Feature Service to Oracle Spatial database

I need to display some business and feature data from an Oracle Spatial database on a website. The website will use ESRI's HTML5 map components ...
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How do I get started with GIS Servers on Amazon EC2?

Are there any tutorials, talks or presentations that discuss the use of EC2 or other cloud computing services to host GIS Servers? Has anyone had any experience in doing it with Amazon's EC2? How hard ...
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How can I implement ESRI REST API?

ESRI announced that they are releasing the ArcGIS REST API as open technology. I've got an ISP running Sql Server 2008 with IIS7. Does anyone know of a good walk through showing how I can write C# ...
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Any tool to monitor ArcGIS Server Usage

I am using ArcGIS Server 10.1 on AMI instance. I have around 10/12 simple map services (Used query layer in all services) I want to check performance/time/statistics of map services in ArcGIS ...
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Is anyone indexing ArcGIS Server services on the web?

In looking at the REST API, it seems like it wouldn't be that hard to write a bot that crawls the web and indexes services (Map Services, GP Services etc.) Is anyone already doing this? Update1: I ...
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Does the ArcGIS JavaScript API let me build / package my application using Dojo?

I'm currently getting to grips with the new (3.1) ArcGIS JavaScript API and how it bundles Dojo and relies on Dojo's Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) approach. I'm familiar with AMD and recently ...
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How can I determine which service is associated with a particular ArcSOC.exe process and vice versa?

I've got a development arcgis server machine configured with multiple mapservices, gp services and SOE's. Sometimes an arcgissoc.exe process gets hung. There also seem to be too many SOC's running ...
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How to simulate moving vehicles?

I have a point layer (stored in SQL Server 2008) that is being served up by a map service in ArcGIS Server 10.1. I am consuming this service in a web client. Lets say the points are boats out at ...
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Checking if python script is run from ArcGIS (arcmap or on server) or a stand alone python script

For debugging purposes I have created a hardcoded conditional that checks it the script is run as stand alone or as an ArcGIS tool. Is there anyway to fugure this out at run time? e.g. some ...
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CORS issue ArcGIS 10.1 IIS (Cross Origin Resource Sharing)

I have ArcGIS 10.1 installed with the web adapter for IIS. I've added a config file to the root of IIS7 to enable Cross Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) as per this page. I've pushed the cors enabled ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 - Licensing by Core

I know awhile back they changed the licensing model to license by the core. So if you have one server license, and you want to install it on a four core server? Do you need four licenses to be ...
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Troubleshooting ArcObjects performance problems

We have developed a relatively complex geoprocessing routine using a C# / ArcObjects (COM) / ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 / ArcSDE 9.3.1 / Oracle 11g stack. Running the routine on a complete dataset takes ...
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How can I get more verbose messages from a GP service?

When I run a tool I've published as a gp service, the only messages I get are these: esriJobMessageTypeInformative: Submitted. esriJobMessageTypeInformative: Executing... ...
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ArcGIS 10 Rest services regulary stop working

I have a problem with a new installation of ArcGIS Server. The installation is ArcGIS 10 on Windows Server 2008r2 with IIS 7. I have followed this guide to configure the IIS ArcGISServicesAppPool: ...
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ArcGIS Server won’t release SDE table locks

My ArcGIS Server services are locking tables in SDE. This is a problem if I need to edit or overwrite them. Unfortunately the locks don't go away upon stopping the services. The only solution I have ...
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Steps to create an interface Editing ArcSDE Layers in a web service online. Similar to ArcGIS Desktop

The initial idea is to make a multiuser web service for editing versions of an ArcSDE geodatabase online (each version for each user. Is it possible to acces through a password and user name?). Can I ...
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How to trace SQL queries sent by ArcGIS Server (ArcSDE) to Oracle database?

I'd like to generate a log file containing all SQL queries sent by ArcGIS Server (ArcSDE) to Oracle database. Is there a way to do so? I'm using Oracle 11g and ArcGIS Server 10.0 on Windows. ArcSDE is ...
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How to mirror two geodatabases on the fly?

I'm new to arcgis and its applications. We have the full suite of arcgis solutions (arcgis server, desktop, arcgis sde) We have a requirement... geodatabase (A & B) A & B reside on 2 ...
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Rendering huge amount of points

Evening Guys, I am new to ArcGIS, and currently developing a small app that uses ArcGIS Javascript API. I have encountered a couple of problems while working on this and would greatly appreciate if ...
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ArcObjects/ArcServer 10.1 - How to programatically publish a map service?

I am migrating some ArcObjects C# code to 10.1 and am having some trouble programatically publishing an MSD. We are using a multi-site configuration (not sure if that matters). Here is the code I am ...
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Is it possible to reference data using mapped network drives instead of UNC path in arcgis server services?

Has anyone managed to create a service using datasets referenced via a mapped network drive letter on windows? ESRI support claims it is not "supported", but I want to make sure it is actually not ...
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Is accessing an mxd from an Msd based SOE safe?

I have a server object extension (SOE) that returns a list of legend items based on symbols that fall within a specified extent. This allows the client to update a legend to reflect on the symbols ...
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google earth profile used in mashup or flex

I really like the way google earth profile works, 1. mouse over line, right click, select profile 2. slide the mouse over the created 3d profile an dsee where that is on the map. Has anyone an idea ...
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Is it possible to create a new service definition file from an existing ArcGIS service?

Is it possible to create a new service definition file from an existing ArcGIS service? I have a python script that updates data on a daily basis. I have figured out how to restart/overwrite my ...
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Map printing using ArcGIS silverlight API

I am using a GP task to print my map and its legend. Well it works fine. But it is really slow. Also I am not able to print the route event layer that I create. It does not show on the map. Please ...