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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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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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ArcGIS 10.2.2 stopped working on Windows 10?

I want to ask if anyone here had a similar problem to mine. I have an ArcGIS 10.2.2 and some time ago Windows has forced me to upgrade my system wrom Windows 7 to 10. For 5 months everything was ...
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EU DEM licensing compared to SRTM and others

Where can I find the actual full license of the EU DEM? That download webpage has a checkbox saying "I am aware that I am downloading non-validated data and I accept to not distribute the information ...
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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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Are there any MSSQL Licencing restrictions regarding ArcGIS Server Services

I use ArcGIS Server in conjuction with MSSQL Server 2012. According to my Database Administrator there could be licencing restrictions on the side of MSSQL when publishing Data over the web with ...
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ArcGIS ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed in arcpy

I try to run the Zonal Statistic as a Table through arcpy and it gives me: ERROR 000824: The tool is not licensed. Here is the doc for the function: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/...
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Using ArcGIS Online Base Maps without Esri Software?

Since the end of January 2011: "ArcGIS Online map services are available at no cost regardless of use." - http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgisonline/standard-maps.html However, 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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Can the OpenGeo Community Edition be used in a commercial project?

I would like to know if the Community edition of OpenGeo Suite can be used in a commercial project? And, if so, what are the conditions of use for the Community edition?
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Do I need to explicitly release extension licenses?

I'm writing an application using ArcObjects. I initial the license with code similar to this: var extensionCodes = new[] { esriLicenseExtensionCode.esriLicenseExtensionCodeNetwork, ...
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Do I have to publish own QGIS plugins?

If I develop QGIS plugins for my company do I have to make them available to others? I use QT-Designer and think that it also depends on the question how you develop your plugins, right? For example: ...
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Mapbox source without access token

I found mapbox source of tiles that doesn't require access token (http://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/mapbox.natural-earth-hypso/page.html#3/0.00/0.00). Does it mean that I can use it without view limits (...
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What can I do (print, publish…) with Esri's “free” maps accessible via their rest api?

I am mostly working with python, and the matplotlib basemap toolkit has so far been sufficient for my mapping and plotting needs. However now I managed to get to an image size, where the included map ...
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Obtaining trial version of ArcGIS Publisher?

I would like to save my MXD files as PMFs. I don't have a license of ArcGIS, only the 60-day trial. Is there a similar trial for the Publisher? I understand that's the only way to save PMF files (...
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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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ArcGIS tutorial data for classroom use?

I am responsible for preparing a GIS lab, and I was wondering if there is any license restriction for using the tutorial data in ArcGIS (ArcTutor) for classroom use like this? (attribution, ...
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Do Different ArcGIS for Desktop License Levels Process Faster?

At my job, I have access to all three levels of ArcGIS licensing on my computer. Does the license you are using in ArcMap make a difference on the speed of ArcMap? I'm pretty sure that the drawing ...
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ArcGIS Server License Update - Additional steps for Enterprise GeoDatabase?

I've already posted more or less the same question at esri's GeoNet Forum, but until now I have got any response. As my license will expire shortly, the is my second try to get some information before ...
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arcpy license: import arcserver is ignored at 10.3.1

PS C:\> taskkill /F /IM python.exe SUCCESS: The process "python.exe" with PID 14896 has been terminated. PS C:\> python Python 2.7.8 (default, Jun 30 2014, 16:08:48) [MSC v.1500 64 bit (AMD64)] ...
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QGIS Open Layers Plugin - Question about Google Maps/Earth Policy

I am operating on OS X version 10.9.5 using QGIS 2.6.1 - Brighton. I am using the Open Layers Plugin version 1.3.6 (Google maps) to create shapefiles and edit existing shapefiles over the Google map ...
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USGS National Map Ortho - Digitizing

As a part of project scope we have to deliver to the Client digitized data sets – some houses and roads. Can we use USGS Orthoimagery from The National Map layer for feature digitizing? http://www....
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Create custom locator file - what license level of ArcDesktop do I need?

I would like to create custom locators in ArcDesktop to circumvent this problem: Why doesn't US One Address locator style have city, state or zip code fields? So I am going to buy a copy of ...
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Bing Authorization interrupts arcpy script

I made this happy little arcpy script to fix some data source problems: print "Hi, I will fix find and replace file path sections on your behalf. \nGive me a moment to just count the number of MXDs I'...
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Mapbox Satellite - Digitizing

As a part of project scope we have to deliver to the Client digitized data sets – some houses and roads. Can we use Mapbox Satellite global imagery layer [1] under Professional plan [2] for feature ...
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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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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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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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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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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" arcpy.gp....
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Esri ArcGIS Server Maintenance

I am looking at our quote from Esri and am not sure on the difference between two items on the quote. They are: ArcGIS for Server Workgroup Standard One Core Additional Migrated Maintenance Start ...
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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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Is it possible to try Esri Developer Network (EDN) without purchasing license?

Albeit using QGIS for most of my GIS tasks, I still use ArcMap for final map production. I am curious and would like to test out EDN. According to Esri the annual subscription is $1,500. I'm not sure ...
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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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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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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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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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Licensing for ArcGIS Server?

I need help on buying 1 x ArcGIS 10 for Server licenses for a production environment. We have three servers with below configurations: Server 1 - 8 core, 24GB, 64-bit OS, Windows 2008 Server R2 ...
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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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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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No way to De-authorise ArcGIS Server and regain license?

At v10 of ArcGIS Server, from what I understand of the new license model, it is not possible to de-authorise ArcGIS Server (like you can with Desktop) Clients have visibility over their licences with ...
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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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Using Non-commercial license of ArcGIS for Desktop to undertake Proof of Concept? [closed]

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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Can File Geodatabase API be Redistributed?

Esri's file geodatabase API can now be used with GDAL/OGR - http://www.gdal.org/ogr/drv_filegdb.html however each individual seems to have to login to Esri and download the API files individually. For ...
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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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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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How to cite Geospatial Data that has been edited?

I used data from the Ordnance Survey for some maps I created. License information for the Ordnance Survey says to cite OS data like this: Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database ...
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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 (...