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license account Arcgis Online?

I want to create a free public ArcGis account to create some storymaps. Afterwards i want to share/publish this storymaps on my website. This website is off a travel agency. So is it legal to use ...
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Portal for ArcGIS license within ArcGIS Server

I have arcGIS 10.3 and have 100 users portal for ArcGIS, I want to use the portal for ArcGIS but I don't know how. I installed Portal for ArcGIS and it still keep telling the software is not licensed ...
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“Manage Licenses” link missing from ArcGIS Online

(Note: I'm contacting Esri about this too but it's the weekend and I'm outside the US so I'm trying my luck on here as well.) I've signed up for an ArcGIS Online 60-day trial and I'm allegedly ...
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Determine current address location in android mobile app

In my Android App I need to figure out what address i.e city, state, country my Android phone is in. So for that, first I determine latitude, longitude via GPS. The phone gives this. Now, from lat, ...
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Can you access all tools in python/arcpy regardless of license level?

Is it possible to write a python script using arcpy that is for a tool not included in the current desktop license level? For example, write something using the Identity Tool when you only have a ...
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Use of Google Earth Pro derived area and perimeter for a thesis?

I have ground-truthing data of centroids for 23 sites and their surrounding land uses, but no money to purchase remotely sensed images of this remote region of Latina America. I would use the polygon ...
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Is ArcGIS JavaScript API and SDK free? [duplicate]

I wish to integrate my .NET web Application to ArcGIS via JS Web API but the application is for commercial use and at an organizational level. Can someone please give me an insight on: available ...
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License Error when Reading or Writing to Esri Geodatabase in FME

After Upgrading ArcGIS from 10.2.2 to 10.3, FME 2015 fails to run any workbench and shows this massage. “Unable to perform licensing related tasks. Please ensure that ArcGIS is correctly installed A ...
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Geospatial Modelling Environment - Error: ESRI license could not be acquired

I have been using GME all day and for one area (in the same session) I get the message: Error: ESRI license could not be acquired. I am using ArcInfo all the time. What can be the problem & how to ...
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Integrate BIM (Revit) and GIS (ArcScene) (IFC to CityGML)

I am doing a project related to integrate BIM and GIS for visibility analysis. I exported the BIM (Revit project) to IFC format from Revit. But I cannot use the IFC for visibility analysis in ...
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Account could not be used to sign in because it is not authorized to use ArcGIS Pro?

Yesterday afternoon (Friday), I renewed my Maintenance of ArcGIS for Desktop so that I could download and run ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop and ArcGIS Pro 1.0. Being in Australia, I was hoping that the ...
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Data Interoperability Tools appear not to be licensed?

I am having problems with Data Interoperability tools in ArcMap 10.2,When i try to use a quick import or a quick export in Data Interoperability Tools , i can not , i click but i dont have any result. ...
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How to check if an ArcGIS extension has already been checked out manually in arcpy?

I've written a python script that uses a Spatial Analyst function and hence requires the Spatial Analyst extension to be enabled. I would like to be able to check out the extension only if it hasn't ...
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Using Non-commercial license of ArcGIS for Desktop to undertake Proof of Concept?

in our company we are using QGIS for any GIS related analyses. However I really want my boss to invest in ArcGIS because I believe its a lot more functional and stable than OpenSource solutions. ...
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ArcGIS Server running in different clusters?

I´m looking at different configurations of ArcGIS Server 10.2.1 and I can´t understand the installation of ArcGIS Server running in diferent clusters. Is it only a configuration setting that use the ...
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ArcGIS Pro 1 year home use says I'm not authorized

I just downloaded and installed the ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Pro 1 year home use. ArcGIS 10.3 is working fine. However, I have to sign into esri online when I initiate ArcGIS Pro. When I sign in using ...
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Resolving “timestamp invalid” during ArcGIS Pro install?

Today, I downloaded and installed ESRI ArcGIS 10.3 For Desktop Advanced and then ArcGIS Pro 1.0. I assigned licenses, including a license for ArcGIS Pro, to account. I was able to authorize 10.3 and ...
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Silent Data License install

Does anyone know of a way to silently install an ESRI Data License on a machine? So far, I've tried: Creating the directory C:\Program Files\ESRI\DataLicense and placing the *.sdlic file in there ...
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ArcGIS Administrator Licenses

How can I find number of Licences in ArcGIS Administrator from arcobjects or any files?
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Where to download ArcSDE?

I have ArcSDE for SQL Server 2008 R2. I want to install ArcSDE for another version of SQL Server. I want to download the ArcSDE software but I cannot find it in search. Where can I find it?
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What is the issue with geopdf format?

I'd like to add the geopdf format as output of a library that I am working on. After have looking around, I have not been able to find a (c, c++, python) library that meet my license requirements ...
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Authorization Expiration message from ArcGIS for Desktop after much less than expected one year?

I have used ArcGIS (student edition with license) less than a year (in fact I only used it a month and a half) and I got an Authorization Expiration message.I did not obtain the code from the website, ...
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ArcGIS Java SDK

I am going to develop a web application based on the requirements below: Loading a three different base image tiff, anything Loading the shapefile for that image. On entering the ID of a polygon, ...
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Can I use the Google Elevation API for academic research (licensing)?

I would like to use the Google Elevation API to generate about 5 elevation maps for master's degree research on aircraft collision avoidance. The data would be meshed and used in simulation to ...
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ArcMap topology toolbar validate topology button is disabled?

I find a strange thing when I try to use validate topology button. Most of the buttons on topology toolbar are disabled. Last month when I was using a trial license of ArcGIS, I can use these ...
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Where do I save the Options file for ArcGIS 10.1 to release hanging licenses

I have created an options file for ArcGIS 10.1 so that I will be able to release a hanging ArcGIS license after a set amount of inactivity. I found that for ArcGIS 10.0 the correct directory to store ...
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Distributing processed OpenStreetMap data legally? [closed]

I'm working on different hiking maps, based on OpenStreetMap data. I want to distribute them, but I'm not sure, if I'm allowed to do so. Would it be OK to lay them out at a park entrance and ...
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Unable to install License manager 10.1

I uninstalled the ArcGIS 10 from my computer, the software is uninstalled , I failed to uninstall the License manager. It was giving me an error "you don't have sufficient access to uninstall ArcGIS ...
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ERROR 000824 while trying to run IsNull Method outside ArcGIS?

I am trying to perform IsNull function to a raster using PyScripter. This is the code I use: import arcpy import arcinfo InRaster = "C:\\data\InRaster" IsNullRa = "C:\\data\IsNullRa" ...
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Reading file geodatabases without using ArcObjects or any other licenses

I am interested in writing C# class libraries that can read/modify file geodatabases. The issue I have with the File Geodatabase API from ESRI is that this is for commercial use, and I don't want to ...
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What are license options to share and distribute ArcGIS ModelBuilder toolkit?

Do you have expertise or experience to share on what software license can be used to share a model created in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to ensure that it is free to use, or used for non commercial purposes. ...
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How to deploy ArcGIS Engine (Standalone) with License Agreement?

I've completed a standalone app in ArcGIS Engine and in the process of deploying it, but I have a license agreement and supposed to add a licenseagreement.rtf file format in the properties menu while ...
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Active Directory AND integrated user store on ArcGIS Server 10.2

We have one License for ArcGIS Server 10.2. We need to publish Services for internal use with Active Directory authentication and for external use (internet) with username/password authentication. ...
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Why is using Bing Maps with QGIS free but not with ArcGIS?

Since the end of 2013 a free use of Bing Maps in ArcGIS is no longer possible. You have to obtain a Bing Maps key directly from Microsoft. In QGIS (with OpenLayers plugin) it is possible to use Bing ...
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Closed source plugins [duplicate]

Are you allowed to develop closed source, commercial plugins for QGIS? License is GNU GPL, which is normally very restrictive. Update: Assume it is a python plugin (possibly open-sourced), that ...
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How to set ArcGIS for Desktop license to lower level for testing whether Python script still runs?

I have a Python script that will need to be given to a client. We are currently evaluating what license level the client will need in order to run the script for their software acquisition purposes. ...
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Can we use EDN licensed products instead of purchasing full fledged Licenses?

I am planning to start a business in Turkey and I need GIS softwares of course. At this moment, ArcGIS seems to be most convenient software option to me. I'm wondering if I need the EDN License for ...
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Does a Google Earth Pro licence allow you to export geo-referenced satellite images for use in other GIS software?

I'm considering purchasing Google Earth Pro so that I can use satellite images in commercial reports. I wasted my trial period however, and I don't know whether I can export geo-referenced images ...
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Can Spatial Analyst extension be used with ArcGIS Server Standard?

I have a model written in ModelBuilder that uses a number of tools in Spatial Analyst extension, e.g. Raster Calculator and Focal Statistics, etc. It runs perfectly with ArcMap. Can I publish it on ...
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License issues of Google Elevation API usage

I would like to use Google Elevation API in a non-profit scientific research (river floodplain relief study). I have looked through the documentation, but my poor English leaves me no chances to ...
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Does ArcSDE require Oracle Spatial rather than Oracle Locator licensing for any functionality when working with SDO_GEOMETRY?

I'm looking for specific information on whether the ESRI suite requires Oracle Spatial for any of the functionality, or if Locator is always sufficient for working with SDO_GEOMETRY objects? Do you ...
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Using QGIS Icons in Private Projects

I am looking at a software development project where we will make the software open source. The GUI will have icons, and I like the look and feel of some of the icons on QGIS 2.0. Are there any ...
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ArcGIS License question: Any restrictions on calling arcpy from non-esri web service?

I recently saw some success calling a python geoprocessing script from Node.js. I was also thinking of using flask instead of an arcgis server geoprocessing service. Does anybody know if there are ...
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How can I retrieve a list of the most used GIS software?

I would like to know how many user use a GIS software and compile a list of the most used GIS software. I thought to use the download counter of the sites but this is quite inaccurate how can I ...
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Update license for enterprise geodatabase with GP/Python?

I am attaching dozens of database files to a SQL Server instance and then I have to run sdesetup command to update the geodatabase license by pointing to my ArcGIS Server license. I am trying to find ...
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What does “You do not have necessary license to run tool” mean when ArcGIS extension installed and activated?

I just purchased ArcGIS for Home Use 10.2 and installed and activated the extensions with the codes I received from Esri. The ArcGIS Administrator says Yes for Installed and Authorized, and even has ...
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Webmap app using geoserver must have source code open?

We have a Webmap that uses geoserver + geoExt + openLayers. Even though the JavaScript code is not obfuscated or compressed, at the moment we do not intend to have a place were someone can got and ...
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How many geodatabases per ArcGIS Server license?

I need to create and authorize a new ESRI ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. Our organization has an existing ArcGIS Server license that has already authorized one ESRI ArcGIS enterprise geodatabase. Will ...
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Can OpenGeo Suite be deployed in production environment (using WAR package) for free? [duplicate]

Is there a possibility to use OpenGeo Suite in production environment (using the WAR package) for free? Actually we are planning to deploy on a glassfish (alternatively Tomcat) container openGeo ...
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Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME?

Is the FME Extension for ArcGIS required in order to use arcpy scripts in FME? I dont think it is but when i run a simple startup/shutdown script in FME I am getting these error messages. This ...