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I am trying to load this map that comes from an ESRI Server in QGIS.

I tried two different ways:

  • DATA SOURCE MANAGER / PROTOCOL HTTPS or FILE and then adding the URL. When I do this it fails and appears this message. (INVALID DATA SOURCE
  • DATA SOURCE MANAGER / ARCGIS Map SERVER. I add the server connection using the URL. It loads the layer but appears a warning message next to it saying.

Network error: Error transferring https://egis.fire.ca.gov/arcgis/rest/services/FRAP/ownership/FeatureServer/export?bbox=-13849232.281800,3833711.951200,-12704981.773600,5162403.249100&size=1319,1531&format=jpg&layers=show:0&transparent=true&f=image - server replied: Bad Request

https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=f73858e200634ca888b19ca8c78e3aed .Maybe I am doing it the wrong way, but everytime I load it, I always get the same error.

Does anyone have an idea how to solve it?

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You are trying to load an ArcGIS FeatureServer into QGIS and don't need the export you added.

Simply open the Data Source Manager (Ctrl + L):

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Go to the ArcGIS Feature Server tab and click on New:

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In the create new arcgise feature server window, give your layer a name and insert the URL (https://egis.fire.ca.gov/arcgis/rest/services/FRAP/ownership/FeatureServer) and click OK.

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You can now click Connect to add the layer through the Data Source Manger or straight from the browser:

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  • Something is missing or is in excess near "the layer your through". Nov 5 '20 at 10:58
  • @PeterMortensen Right you are, fixed it.
    – Dror Bogin
    Nov 5 '20 at 11:00
  • and this method will only list 'public' shared layers. I believe...
    – Theo F
    Jun 21 at 21:46
  • @TheoF unless you add authentication
    – Dror Bogin
    Jun 22 at 7:36
  • @DrorBogin yes agreed. Although for authentication to work you need to generate an ArcGIS token for the layer. I belive you can only generate tokens if you have ArcGIS Server or ArcGIS Enterprise.
    – Theo F
    Jun 22 at 15:44
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From the last link you have provided, we can see in the detail section that it is a feature service, and at the bottom there is the service URL https://egis.fire.ca.gov/arcgis/rest/services/FRAP/ownership/FeatureServer that also indicates that it is a feature server.

In QGIS, you would add an ArcGIS Feature Server (not a map server as you did) with this service URL

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