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Attaching files to features: File server vs SDE attachment

I have some files that I would like to attach to my sde features. Files are small in size ( <40 KB) and have 1:1 relation to features. I wonder which method is superior, specially in terms of ...
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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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Does ArcPy work for Engine or Server the same as Desktop?

I am contemplating a project where there is not going to be access to ArcGIS Desktop and wondering if Engine and/or Server install ArcPy and Python? Is this possible? Does anyone have an example?
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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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Truncate Table tool with geoprocessing service?

A model I built with ModelBuilder works as expected in Desktop yet generates numerous error messages when published as a geoprocessing (GP) service in ArcGIS Server 10.1 SP1. I've decided to start ...
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ArcObjects/ArcServer 10.1 - How to programatically publish a map service?

I am migrating some ArcObjects C# code to 10.1 and am having some trouble programatically publishing an MSD. We are using a multi-site configuration (not sure if that matters). Here is the code I am ...
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Deploying services, data, & code to an ArcGIS production server? [closed]

We have a production GIS viewer that runs on a production server. Testing new development/data is done on a test server and we develop on a different server also. At the moment, a lot of the ...
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Getting layers from .msd using ArcPy?

I need the name of each layer in an .msd, but I could not find support using arcpy (ArcGIS 10.0). Is there a method I missed? In the current workflow, since I am publishing the document, I use the ...
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Is it possible to edit domain coded values in ArcGIS Online Feature Layers?

I'm getting started on the recently released Citizen Problem Reporter AGOL App. One of the steps is to set up an AGOL hosted featurelayer. I've done that, the app is up and running in a test state, ...
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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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Replacing corporate GIS? [closed]

I'm looking at replacing our corporate GIS, this is the first time that I have had the responsibility of such a task despite my years of experience with the software as an end user. We will be ...
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PrintTask in ArcGIS Online JS Api

I'm using the PrintTask() function from the ArcGIS Online API. Works like a charm...untill you add your own graphics. When I don't run the addedAskedSymbolsToMap function in the code below, and only ...
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ArcSDE installation with PostgreSQL (error - 1015)

I am trying to install ArcSDE for Postgresql on CentOS 5.5 in i686 architecture. I have successfully installed and configured Postgresql. I did SDE pre-installation and as ArcSDE user, run the ArcSDE ...
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How do you connect to a SDE instance on EC2?

We are exploring using Amazon EC2 with ArcGIS Server - and none of us has any experience with it. The question "How can we, from within our intranet, connect to the remote SDE instance in the EC2 ...
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Simulating moving vehicles using ArcPy? [closed]

I have a point layer (stored in SQL Server 2008) that is being served up by a map service in ArcGIS Server 10.1. I am consuming this service in a web client. Lets say the points are boats out at ...
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Identify which map services are locking feature class

I have a feature class in one of my enterprise geodatabases (10.3.1) that I would like to modify but it is locked by a number of ArcGIS Map Services. Is there a way to identify specifically which Map ...
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ArcGIS Server: Limit creation of cache tiles to certain areas by providing a feature class

I am publishing a map service to ArcGIS Server 10.0. I cannot succeed to limit the creation of tiles to certain areas only, instead of creating them for the entire map. According to this help document ...
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ESRI JS API, how to disable panning with the numeric keypad?

We have a web-based mapping application that uses the ESRI JS API. We would like to disable panning with the numeric keypad. There is a method in the API, esri.Map.disableKeyboardNavigation(), that ...
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Is anyone indexing ArcGIS Server services on the web?

In looking at the REST API, it seems like it wouldn't be that hard to write a bot that crawls the web and indexes services (Map Services, GP Services etc.) Is anyone already doing this? Update1: I ...
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How do I generate code from ESRI GPServer wsdl?

I'm trying to use svcutil to generate code from this GPServer wsdl. So I run this command: svcutil GPServer.wsdl Which generates ESRI_Currents_World_GPServer.cs. The code has comments saying the ...
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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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Is it possible to localize ArcGIS Feature-Classes?

I wondered if it is possible to translate an ArcGIS feature-class into different languages? For example I want to translate the Fields of the class and then add the data for the defined languages. I ...
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How can my client catch mapservice timeouts?

I've got a gp service that exports pdfs using connections to mapservices. I'd like to write to a log file when a request to a service times out. For WMS mapservices I see I can use IWmsClientEvents ...
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Automating creation of ServiceDefinition from Python script tool of ArcPy without broken project data source? [closed]

Summary: I can create a ServiceDefinition through ArcCatalog or ArcMap, but when I try to generate the ServiceDefinition through python, it does not copy the /data folder with it, thus the script ...
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ArcGIS Server vs Open Source software [closed]

What do you think what are the advantages and disadvantages (of both)? Apart from fact that open source software is free to use. I mean capabilities, functionality, workload to GIS servers, easy ...
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Troubleshooting ArcObjects performance problems

We have developed a relatively complex geoprocessing routine using a C# / ArcObjects (COM) / ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 / ArcSDE 9.3.1 / Oracle 11g stack. Running the routine on a complete dataset takes many,...
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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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ArcGIS Server won’t release SDE table locks

My ArcGIS Server services are locking tables in SDE. This is a problem if I need to edit or overwrite them. Unfortunately the locks don't go away upon stopping the services. The only solution I have ...
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Is there a publicly available instance of ArcGIS Server

Are there any publicly available instances of ArcGIS Server for learning? I have searched Amazon EC2 but I don't see any public instances available (unless you already have an ArcGIS Server license).
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Why ArcGIS Online over ArcGIS Server?

I do not understand why Esri has two products serving similar purpose. Why one should have ArcGIS Server and why one should choose ArcGIS Online?
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Does the ArcGIS JavaScript API let me build / package my application using Dojo?

I'm currently getting to grips with the new (3.1) ArcGIS JavaScript API and how it bundles Dojo and relies on Dojo's Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) approach. I'm familiar with AMD and recently ...
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Can ArcGIS layer be shown on Google Earth?

If we have a table in SQL Server which was used as layer in ArcGIS. Can the same thing be done in Google Earth? I mean does Google Earth support adding custom layers? If so how?
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Cannot establish connection to port 6080

From what I understand, the default port for ArcGIS for Server is port 6080. I have installed ArcGIS for Server 10.2 and now I cannot connect to the Server Manager. I am using Windows 8. My firewall ...
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Where to download ArcGIS Web Adaptor?

I've been looking all over the place and I can't find the download! Where do I find the ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 for Server Web Adaptor?
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How to use ArcGIS JavaScript API's map.centerAndZoom()?

I'm trying to get the map to move and zoom in to a point when a function is executed. Point gets selected, but without zoom. Interestingly when I zoom in to a random location and then execute the ...
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How can I fix broken links in an mxd with only an ArcGIS Server license?

I've been asked to fix a broken arcgis server site. I suspect the problem is that the paths in the mxd don't point correctly to the data files. Without installing desktop is there some way to ...
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How could I switch data connections in case of server failover?

Here is the scenario. I want to be able to switch the end users database connections automatically in case we ever have to switch to our backup SDE server. My first thought was to set up sde ...
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What happened to the sample Portland gp services?

I'm trying to use a sample asynch gpservice. The Portland services ( http://sampleserver2.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/Portland ) returns 500. It is used as a reference implementation in ...
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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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How to copy File Geodatabase, in its entirety, while it is in use?

I'm wondering if there is any way to duplicate an in use File Geodatabase? The Geodatabase I have is being used by ArcGIS Server for a few of our web mapping applications. I understand I could stop ...
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Options for ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE Hosting

I know this was partially address here, but it was not specific to ESRI products. I want to find some place to create and host map services with ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE. ESRI cloud options are bit ...
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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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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 serve web maps with user-specific datasets from ArcGIS Server

I am a new ArcGIS Server user and am trying to understand how our web mapping application specification would fit into the ArcGIS Server map services architecture. Our application should support ...
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How to select all parcels of a street? [ArcGIS Server]

I have an Arcgis Server Map Service with a Street layer and a Parcel layer, I need to get the info of each parcel of a street that is selected by the user, does anyone knows how to do that? I'm a ...
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How to convert GML to features in ArcObjects?

How to convert GML to features and features to GML i ArcObjects? We are building an application where we want to communicate with a service with GML but natively in our stand-alone application we ...
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How to get connection info from an .ags connection file?

I am working on a Python script to manage ArcGIS Server services (publish new services, update existing services, delete old services, etc.) in batch across multiple environments (e.g. dev, test and ...
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Publishing Geoprocessing Service with importing of numpy in ArcGIS Server?

I use a lot of scripts as GP Service almost all use the arcpy functions but one (and very important) of my scripts needs a gdal/ogr and numpy imports. I can run this script in PyScripter or as a tool ...
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Is this possible with ArcGIS using replication?

I work for a telecom company dealing with fiber management. We have a sister company south of us who we share some fiber and fiber equipment with. Both of us will be using ArcSDE databases. We want ...
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Making OGC WMS/WFS look like ArcGIS Server layer, including functionality?

Esri contacted me about this question. After a good talk the conclusion was that it is not wise to build a wrapper around WMS/WFS because of possible changes to the REST interface of ArcGIS Online ...