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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flex 2.3.1 Simpleinfowinwidget deprecation

I have been using the simpleinfopopup widget and recently read that it is being deprecated with 2.3.1. 1. What are the positives and negatives of the popup you are using in flex? I also have been ...
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Hybrid security with ArcGIS Server

Given that AGS does not allow enabling security on individual services, what is the best approach for hosting a mix of both secure and open services? Update: we have abandoned AGS-based security ...
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Should I start a new project using the Silverlight API?

I'm about to start a new mapping project for a client, and am considering using the ArcGIS Server Silverlight API, since it gives a lot of the required functionality out-of-the-box (especially with ...
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Layers fail to draw when generating tile cache in AGS

I recently created an MXD-based map service on AGS 9.3.1 SP2. The map seems to render fine as a dynamic service, but when I convert to a cached service and attempt to generate tiles, the operation ...
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Performance of Picture Marker Vs Character Marker (font)

We have a point data type to symbolise. The feature classes can often contain more than 6000 points up to 20000. There are about 30 different symbol catergories to these points. My question is ...
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Is it possible to find the Map Services URLs used in ArcGIS Flex or Silverlight web applications?

With the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API, you can find the URLs in the map services in the source code. Do the Flex and Silverlight APIs completely obfuscate the map services URLs? As an example, the ...
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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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How to use Route Task in Network analysis tools

I am using esri network analysis tool and I just want to draw the path between two clicked point on the map (by using route task) I use the example code block in the following link ...
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ArcSDE 10 FeatureLayer is read only, FeatureTypes property is null, not sure why

I have a WPF FeatureLayer backed by an ArcSDE feature class that I hope to use for editing. After the layer is done initializing its readOnly property is true, I think that this points to some problem ...
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Toggle Identify with Button

I am attempting to set up an Identify button that will only allow the identify functionality to be performed when the button is pressed. I have gotten to the point that the identify only works when ...
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How to restrict zoom levels based on Bing Map availability?

Background My site is built on ArcGIS Server 10 with the JavaScript API 2.3, and uses Bing Maps as the background mapping. Although the site is aimed at NSW, Australia we allow the user to zoom ...
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Does the ArcGIS Javascript API support multiple map service urls per layer?

I've called tilecache from OpenLayers in the same manner as the example below. Is it possible to do something similar with the ArcGIS WMS map layer? var urlArray = ...
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Adding table to the MapServer so the layers and tables can be associated

I'd like to add tables to my MapServer. I want it to include both feature layers and tables which enables me to associate the layers with the relevant tables and retrieving the necessary fields of the ...
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Creating and serving pdf files from ArcGIS server 10.0

I am tasked with sending map data from the Flex client to an MXD then to serve that as a PDF to the client and/or a server side location. Creating the PDF isn't an issue, however, I am having trouble ...
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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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How to work within ArcGIS image server export limits?

I need to clip out a region of an arcgis image service that is larger than the export limit. I'm not trying to defeat copy protection or anything of that nature. The data is from a service belonging ...
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How “complex” should a JavaScript map become? When does a plugin make more sense?

Background: A client is looking to upgrade an ancient ArcIMS site, which is quite complex. It has a table of contents, the ability to change symbology on-the-fly, print the map, use spatial ...
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Why would labels not display in dynamic arcserver service?

I’ve got a dynamic map service running ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 that will periodically stop displaying labels for some features. When you access the service either through a web application, or ...
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ArcGIS Viewer for Flex - adding operational layers

I am new to Flex Viewer and am currently trying to view my Map Service that comes from remote Arc GIS Server over the Internet. All parameters in the config.xml file are set up as default (I made no ...
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How can I preserve ObjectIDs in a Featureset returned from an SOE?

I'm returning a featureset from an SOE. To create the FeatureSet, I'm first creating a Recordset, inserting features into it, and then serializing it as json using SOESupport. The client then ...
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Creating a GP script to update a table in SDE

I need to create a geoprocessing script to update a table on an SDE server, with some text input from the user. I thougth what I needed to do was create a toolbox with a python script associated with ...
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How can I deserialize json to create an IRecordset?

I've got a Silverlight client that serializes a FeatureSet and sends to an SOE. I'd like for the SOE to deserialize the json into an IRecordSet. ESRI.ArcGIS.SOESupport.Conversion has a method for ...
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Layer Toggling from Multiple Services

I am attempting to modify the Esri sample below that allows for layers of a dynamic server to be toggled on and off. In my case I want to be able to toggle layers from multiple services. ...
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Will hundreds of attributes cause performance problems in an ArcGIS Server layer?

This relates to ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP1, with data served from a file geodatabase polygon featureclass. 1) For performance reasons, is it a bad idea to have a featureclass with hundreds of attributes? ...
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Large scale geoprocessing through ESRI REST interface?

A typical limitation of web based processing is that urls are limited to 2 thousand characters for a GET request. From my understanding of how the ESRI Javascript API works, JSONP is utilized to ...
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How do I change a text box to a text area? (ArcGIS API for JavaScript)

I recently posted this question on the Esri forums and thought I'd give stack exchange a try too. I'd like to take this sample: ...
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Why do I need ArcGIS Server just to host ArcObjects in a web service?

I get this question a lot from web developers, and would like to have a short concise answer for them ... Why do I need ArcGIS Server just to host ArcObjects in a web service?
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ArcGIS Server Data Extraction - Job does not exist or is inaccessible

I have followed the documentation and video to set up a data extraction geoprocessing service, which I am accessing with the ArcGIS Viewer for Flex (v. 2.3.1). When I run the Extract Data widget in ...
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AGS10 Soap Geometry/Project function vanishes

So I am doing a pretty simple process that looks a lot like right out of the SOAP API/SDK for AGS10. My webservices takes a Lat/Lon coord from a mobile app, I reproject it to Web-Mercator to identify ...
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ArcGIS Can't get ResultImageLayer

I am unable to get a ResultImageLayer. I can get a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer using ResultData and add the feature geometries individually. I am using ArcServer 10.1 so it is not a pre-release problem. ...
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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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How to print high resolution poster sized maps from online map (arcgis server)?

I want to create a PDF document that can be printed at large poster size containing user created data and base map data. Based on a rough calculation, if the poster was 24 inches by 34 inches and I ...
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Unable to view cached map service unless logged in as admin in GIS Server

I recently re-created a cache for a map service due to SDE server changes. When the cache finished I was unable to view it unless I manually went to the cache folder and viewed each tile one by one in ...
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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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Locks not being released in Linux held File Geodatabases

We have a system with 2 SOC servers, and one SOM server, acting on a shared storage area. We have had performance issues for years, and believe we have worked out why. There are several file ...
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geodata question and servercontext c#

Hello i have some questions and i hope if you could answer me please 1-can I connect to the GEOData server without using arcSDE? If yes what is the different classes Or interfaces I can use to ...
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Send Geometry to query using ArcGIS REST API

I am writing a windows console app in VS 2010 to perform an overlay using the ArcGIS Rest API. My first REST query returns information about the geometry for a specific feature. I then want to send ...
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ArcGIS REST vs. SOAP API

When is it appropriate to use the ArcGIS Server REST API vs. the SOAP API and vice-versa? What do you see as the advantages of one over the other? For example, the SOAP service can be consumed as a ...
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ArcGIS 10 Linux experience

We have ArcGIS 10 installed on a nice clean Linux box. We have developed scripts to run on the Windows desktop development machines, and modified them to run on Linux. Now, if we run the scripts on ...
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How display fields from geodata service c#

I want to display my geodata stored in the arcgis server. I did the connection to the server but the problem is the parameter versionName. I will not use arcSDE so I have ignored versionName. Can ...
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Arcpy hanging on Linux

I am having issues getting arcpy to run correctly on Linux Red Hat. I solved some earlier problems which appeared to be related to permissions on the init_server file. Now that si resolved, when I ...
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How display fields from geodata service c#

I want to display my geodata stored in the arcgis server. I did the connection to the server but the problem is the parameter versionName. I will not use arcSDE so I have ignored versionName. Can ...
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Publishing layer Package tool as a geoprocessing service

I am trying to build a small application (silverlight based) that would allow creation of layer package based on an area of interest. I have identified a GP tool that does this. The tool is located in ...
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How can I get SOESupport to handle Polymorphism?

I've got some business objects below that I can serialize and deserialize successfully with Json.NET. I don't see a simple way to do this with Esri's SOESupport however. I'm happy with Json.NET, but ...
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Issue with webADF 931 application migrated to 10 environment within IE8

I am currently in process of migrating a webADF 931 application to Arc 10 environment and testing it within IE8. I am having this issue, the map when launched only covers partial area. I have tried ...
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WebADF 931 to 10 migration issues

I am in process of migating a web ADF 931 application to WEBADF 10. The application uses some samples from ESRI forum/samples. I am curious if there are versions of these files available within WebADF ...
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ArcGIS Server Manager - access problem

I setup ArcServer 10 with postinstall and restart and I am getting the following error when I try accessing ArcServer Manager through URL: Forbidden You don't have permission to access ...
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Consideration for a Good Silverlight based mapping application

I am starting to work on a Silverlight 4 based web mapping project using latest ArcGIS Server API. The application will involve multiple map services (for many themes) with selection, queries, and ...
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drawToolbar is undefined

I keep receiving the error "drawToolbar is undefined" when I click a button to enable the Draw Toolbar from the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I also have the navTool bar in the map so as I understand I need ...
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How can I track/graph arcserver usage statistics?

I’m currently using the ArcGIS Server Properties dialog in ArcCatalog to periodically check the usage statistics for our services. I’d like to be able to chart those to get a big picture view of ...