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Converting 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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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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Export ArcGIS tiles data to any image format

I've a raster dataset in Cache/Mixed format in ArcGIS. I need to export this into a georeferenced tiff or any other raster image format in order to use it as base map in some other desktop based GIS ...
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Starting and stopping ArcGIS Server map services using Python?

Is it possible to programmatically stop and start ArcGIS Server map services using Python?
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Download Dataset From ArcGIS REST Service

Looking at this information page for a dataset hosted on esri.com: http://fema-services2.esri.com/arcgis/rest/services/2012_Sandy/ImageCat_NLT/MapServer/layers Trying to figure out how I can get ...
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Seeking Python script for creating .mxd files?

I am new to both ArcGIS and Python. My requirement is to automate the below MANUAL process: Creating a layer in ArcGIS for Desktop. To put it in another words, creating an ArcMap document (.mxd). ...
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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 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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Query an ArcGIS Online FC via an HTTP request

I have data that is hosted by ArcGIS Online. I want to query ArcGIS Online via an HTTP request. The response would be a JSON object (similar to this). What would it take to query a hosted ArcGIS ...
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Specify geoprocessing service connection at publish

I have a geoprocessing service published from a tool written in Python and contained inside a Python toolbox. I need to be able to publish this service in multiple environments (production, staging, ...
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Comparing Google Earth Enterprise to ArcGIS for Server and GeoServer? [closed]

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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Lots of layers in one or multiple services? (and why)

I have a conundrum that I am getting mixed advice on how to go about. Therefore id like to put it to GIS-SE for some justified answers. Scenario: Client has a web mapping application. Does not ...
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Using own basemap with ArcGIS API for Javascript?

I'm trying to make a map using the Javascript API. I want to use my own basemap, but I can't find the most simple code to do this. I always see something like this: function init() { map = ...
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Overwrite existing map service in ArcGIS Server through ArcPy?

I am using ArcGIS Desktop and Server 10.1. I want to over write existing map service though ArcPy and going through this link and getting an errorRuntime error Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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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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Adding ArcGIS-FeatureServer-Layer to QGIS using PyQGIS?

I have a password protected ArcGIS-FeatureServer Service, the service provides 25 layers. Using "Add Layer --> Add ArcGIS-FeatureServer-Layer" works like it should. Is there any way to add these ...
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Specifying 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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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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Add a legend in an ArcGIS Javascript API

I am quite new to Javascript. I have made a html script that includes services I published to ArcGIS for server. It all does exactly what I want and I made it by copying working scripts together and ...
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Why has Web Mercator (auxiliary sphere) become the web map standard?

I understand what the difference is between the Web Mercator projection and Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (WMAS). I also understand that both Google and Esri have adopted this projection as their ...
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Which is correct projection in ArcGIS Server for EPSG:3857/900913?

I want to publish a mapservice in ArcGIS server, which will be overlayed on Google Maps or Bing Maps. For this, the Map Service needs to be in EPSG:3857/900913. The Google Maps projection is supposed ...
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Specifying map service parameters when publishing with ArcPy?

I publish map services on a ArcGIS server using the typical arcpy script below. I need to better specify some service parameters. For example, the service should be available in WMS instead of KML, ...
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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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Using arcpy.SetParameter() with Python Script Tool published as Geoprocessing Service?

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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Difference between ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server?

What is the difference between ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server?
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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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Uninstalling ArcGIS extensions from earlier version after ArcGIS upgraded?

I uninstalled ArcGIS 9.3.1 (server, desktop, engine), then installed ArcGIS10.0 (Server, Desktop, engine). When I tried to uninstall some arcmap extensions, I got error 1001 "unable to get installer ...
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Restrict pan and zoom in ArcGIS Javascript API? [duplicate]

I'm creating a web map of a university campus. I have the map functioning, but I don't want to be able to pan off of the basemap, into whitespace. Do you know of a function that will auto-pan the ...
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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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Python script to print the feature classes which are referencing AGS map services

I have an AGS site and need to identify which feature classes in my SQL Server DB reference the AGS map and feature services. I am not familiar with this environment and would like to automate the ...
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How can i use ArcGIS server 10 mapservices in OpenLayers2?

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 OpenLayers.Layer....
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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, postgresql-9.1.9-1-windows-x64.exe,...
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Needing ArcGIS Server to edit MS SQL Server database?

Here is what I have: ArcGIS Desktop Advanced (10.2) & MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Here is my problem: I need to be able to connect to the ms sql server and import, export, create, and edit spatial ...
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Using PostgreSQL with ArcGIS

Have mercy ... with Stackexcachange I'm not yet so familiar, so this is initially somewhat opaque. I try to do my best to organize this thread as well as possible. Recently I've started to get WFS ...
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Reconcile Versioned Geodatabase with only 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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Populate X and Y fields in SDE Point Data Using SQL trigger

Here is my situation. I am running ESRI ArcGIS Server and Desktop 10.2 on SQL Server 2008 R2. I would like to populate the Latitude and Longitude fields from point data (Signs data collected using ...
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Adding large amount of data to web map using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

I've got problem, I'm creating map based application, and now I have to add to map about 100 000 graphic points, from coordinates. I was trying in many ways to do it, but always process of adding ...
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Arcpy/REST: how to save raster dataset from URL

I have a script which downloads features from an ArcGIS MapServer via the REST API. Getting vector features is relatively trivial since the features can be retrieved as JSON. However, when retrieving ...
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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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Which feature class(es) is/are used by service?

I have several feature classes and a lot of services. When I try to make my feature class versioned I get the message that the feature class is locked which is obvious. But it's not telling me by ...
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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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Annotation features containing both GraphicElement and TextElement objects not drawing in 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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ArcGIS Server Setting proxy.ashx with ArcGIS API for JavaScript gives Error 403?

I am trying to set up the proxy for my web application because the request exceeds 2000 characters. I set up the proxy as described in ESRI site. When I run my application I get the error as shown ...
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ArcGIS Server cache from outside wms service

I have an arcgis server web application (version 10.0) that utilizes an external wms service for displaying some information layers on top of a local basemap. This external service has a tendency to ...
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What are MapFish Printing Capabilities for WMS and WFS?

we are evaluating whether MapFish Printing module fit our needs or not.. From a 2010 presentation http://2010.foss4g.org/presentations/3234.pdf, it says MapFish printing has following readers: Web ...
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Cascading WMS in ArcGIS Server?

Is it possible to load external wms services into ArcMap and publish them in ArcGIS Server? I have tried this and get the error that the layer type is not supported.
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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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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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ArcGIS Geoprocessing Script runs fine in Desktop but 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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QGIS ->ArcGIS Server configuration possible?

Is it possible to connect a QGIS Desktop 1.8.0 to an ArcGIS Server 10.0 ? and of course publish services on it?. The configuration would be like this Quantum GIS-> ArcGIS Server 10.0 on Amazon EC2+ ...
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