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How do I identify and gracefully kill hung Gp service processes?

I've published a gp tool as an asynchronous non-pooled gp service. When the gp tool hangs I would like to allow the user to kill it, without impacting other services. If I put a webservice on the ...
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Is accessing an mxd from an Msd based SOE safe?

I have a server object extension (SOE) that returns a list of legend items based on symbols that fall within a specified extent. This allows the client to update a legend to reflect on the symbols ...
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Can you use GetLegendGraphic for a ArcGIS Server 9.3 WMS?

The following request should return a legend graphic for a particular layer: http://myserver/arcgis/services/default/MapServer/WMSServer?Service=WMS&Request=GetLegendGraphic&Version=1.1.1&...
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Arcpy hanging on Linux

I am having issues getting arcpy to run correctly on Linux Red Hat. I solved some earlier problems which appeared to be related to permissions on the init_server file. Now that si resolved, when I '...
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How can I get SOESupport to handle Polymorphism?

I've got some business objects below that I can serialize and deserialize successfully with Json.NET. I don't see a simple way to do this with Esri's SOESupport however. I'm happy with Json.NET, but ...
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drawToolbar is undefined

I keep receiving the error "drawToolbar is undefined" when I click a button to enable the Draw Toolbar from the ArcGIS JavaScript API. I also have the navTool bar in the map so as I understand I need ...
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ESRI phone applications

I have seen sample apps for windows phone, IOS, and even a beta for android. does anyone know if there is anything started for Palm, or Blackberry? Interested in ArcGIS Server mobile applications.
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Getting Basic Information about ArcGIS Map Service With IGxDialog

I am having a helluva time trying to get some basic information (server URL) about an ArcGIS Map Service using the basic IGxDialog. So far, I am able to pop open the IGxDialog, and allow the user to ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 - Query numeric field with string

In ArcGIS Server 10, I am running queries against several fields in a feature class. All of them are sent with the format FIELDNAME ='value' (all queries contain the single quotes). This is ...
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Display XY after Button Click

I am creating a map that will generate an XY coordinate based off the location that a user clicks. I only want this location to be generated after the user clicks a button to enable the draw toolbar ...
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Case Insensitive WFS Attribute Search with ArcGIS Server?

I'm using ArcGIS 9.3.1 to host WMS and WFS services. I have a map (.mxd file) with a layer whose attribute table includes fields with mixed-case string data. When I open this map in ArcMap and ...
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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 do I find the resolution of a scale range from the Arcgis Server REST services?

What's the best way to determine a LOD's resolution from the esri REST API? Currently, I make a request for a specific extent to the server from the flex api, and from that I divide the width of the ...
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Filter features with multi-table joins in ESRI Silverlight/REST API

We have a rather involved data warehouse (SDE 9.3.1 / Oracle 11g) that contains a single related point feature class. Our (analytical) application should allow users to construct complex, ad hoc ...
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Restart ArcGIS Server Map Service From Command Line

Is there a way to restart an ArcGIS Server v10 Map Service from the command line in Windows 7?
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Why is sometimes geometryType not returned in JSON from ArcGIS Server layer REST API?

Does someone know why the geometryType not always get returned from ArcGIS Server layers? According to the API documentation Layer / Table the geometryType is returned on layers: //properties ...
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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 to handle 500 Internal Server Error with ESRI Silverlight API

I have a simple AGS map service. I accidentally specified an invalid SRID explicitly in my Silverlight XAML: <esri:Map x:Name="Map" IsLogoVisible="False"> <esri:Map.Extent> &...
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How to avoid “No Data” from Tiled Map Service in Silverlight

I'm using the latest and greatest Silverlight with ArcGIS Server 10 and when I do a search for features in my operational layers (wells) and zoom into them I'm seeing "Map Data Not Yet Available" ...
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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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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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Keeping SDE for data maintenance, but use postgis for display

We build and maintain GIS data in a production environment with SDE on SQL 2008. We also have a need to open up WMS and WFS that will make a complete ESRI solution really expensive. With an ArcGIS ...
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Can I import symbology from an .axl file into ArcMap?

I'm setting up new Arcserver services, and some users would like the symbology in the new services to match the old IMS services. With that in mind, is it possible to either: a) import the symbology ...
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Restart IIS Admin Service or Recycle Default App Pool?

A weekly maintenance process requires stopping ArcGIS Server and ArcSDE services. After restarting all the services, is it better to restart IIS Admin Service or recycle Default App Pool? I currently ...
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How to Display Point from Form

For the last few days I have been trying to come up with a way to display a point on a map from a coordinate pair entered into a form. I began with the sample below and then added the formToJSON ...
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Create PDF on server side by passing layer from flex client

I want to pass the user selected layers from client User can select and change the order of layers as populated from different map services hosted on my arcgis server User can set the transparency ...
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JS relationshipQuery not returning multiple selected features

This is my first time posting a question here. I am working on a map application using ArcGIS Server 10 with Javascript API 2.1 and I am trying to figure out why I cannot return multiple selected ...
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Is it possible to install 9.3 Desktop Administrator as a standalone program?

I have ArcServer 9.3 installed on a server that I use for running scheduled Python geoprocessing scripts. I have several running, and now I'm trying to schedule one to rec/post, delete and recreate ...
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How do I get started with GIS Servers on Amazon EC2?

Are there any tutorials, talks or presentations that discuss the use of EC2 or other cloud computing services to host GIS Servers? Has anyone had any experience in doing it with Amazon's EC2? How hard ...
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clicking button in QueryAttributesTask by code

I need help, I have a website developed using Argis Server 9.3 and Visual Studio 2008. The map is inside the website via an iframe and it receives the input to be used in a custom query via javascript,...
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How can I change the priority for MapService Process?

I've got an asynch GP service that exports mxds to pdfs. Typically the mxd contains mapservice layers. The same MapServices are also used by interactive clients where draw speed is important. ...
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GetLegendInfo SOAP call in ArcGIS Server 10

I am generating a legend for a Silverlight map using the GetLegendInfo method in the ArcGIS 10 SOAP Web Services. The array of MapServerLegendInfo objects that is returned does not contain annotation ...
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ArcGIS Server 10 installation possible in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have a machine with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and want to install ArcGIS Server 10 in it. I find that the supported OS are RHEL and SUSE Linux in ESRI website and I also find in some postings that it is not ...
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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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What is the recommended ram for an ArcServer 9.3 box?

I've dug around on the ESRI site for a while and can't find a conclusive answer. Can someone tell me what ESRI's recommenced RAM is for an server running ArcServer 9.3, with hopefully a link to ...
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How to speed-up Dynamic Map services?

I am working on a ESRI Flex based application that will display data from a Dynamic Map Service. It need to be Dynamic, since the end user should have the option to turn on & off layers. This is ...
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how to configure an arcgis server service to enable multiple editing

I'm using ArcGIS Server 9.3.1, ArcSDE, VS.NET 2008 and I'm trying to enable a service to be edited multiple times, the service its going to be public and it will be used to report emergencies and ...
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Is it possible to rearrange layers on the fly?

I'm involved in a project where one of the main features is that the users will have the ability to select wich layers will be available for him to view on the map, the layers then should be loaded ...
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Iterate through TOC elements in ArcGis Server 9.3

I'm developing website with a custom tool in ArcGis Server 9.3 using Visual Studio 2008 and the ADF components, the thing is that when I click on my custom tool it calls a class, this class needs to ...
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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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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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How can I get more verbose messages from a GP service?

When I run a tool I've published as a gp service, the only messages I get are these: esriJobMessageTypeInformative: Submitted. esriJobMessageTypeInformative: Executing... ...
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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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Have Legends been implemented for ESRI's REST API?

ESRI's 10.0 documentation for legend indicates that this url should return a legend: http://map.floridadisaster.org/GIS/rest/services/Facilities/Critical_Facilities/MapServer/legend But it doesn't ...
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What's the easiest way to move tile-based services?

We're still running ArcGIS 9.3.1 for a short while longer, and have been tiling more of our data, which is great until we have to deploy it. Deploying currently consists of transferring the entirety ...
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How do I get a json list of REST SOE's supported by a Mapservice?

The html returned by a rest mapservice url includes "supported extensions" down at the bottom. However the json returned does not list the extensions. Is there a way to get this list of SOE's in a ...
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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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What is the proper way to backup an ESRI File Geodatabase that is published to ArcGIS Server?

I have an ESRI file geodatabase (v10) that is published to an arcgis server map service. When the service is running, the fGDB is locked. Do I need to stop the service to get a clean backup? Or, is ...
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Does GeoServer and/or MapServer have a services directory similar to ArcGIS's services directory?

Does GeoServer or MapServer have anything analogous to the ArcGIS Server services directory? Is there a convenient endpoint where you can see all the services hosted on a particular machine? Edit: ...
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How are bound variables specified in an ArcGIS REST SOE?

In the documentation for using handler functions with ArcGIS Server Rest SOE's, they don't explain how the keys in the boundVariables collection are determined. When I search through the entire ...