Questions tagged [map-service]

A type of Web service that generates maps.

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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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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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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 Geoprocesing Service using map service data for input

I'd like to create a geoprocessing service in ArcGIS Server (10.2) which uses an existing map service as input. I have been trying to do this with a ModelBuilder model, but it's copying the existing ...
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Linking Geoserver WMS layer to Google Earth?

I tried with what was available in Geoserver Layer preview as kml. It gives the geom itself at higher zooms, not the image for that area. What to do to get only the png/jpeg images from Geoserver and ...
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Is it possible to reference data using mapped network drives instead of UNC path in arcgis server services?

Has anyone managed to create a service using datasets referenced via a mapped network drive letter on windows? ESRI support claims it is not "supported", but I want to make sure it is actually not ...
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Loading group layer in ArcGIS Map Service?

My ArcGIS JavaScript application is using an ArcGIS Server Map Service that has a bunch of layers. It also has a group layer. The structure is: Service group_layer_0 layer_1 ...
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Improving Map service performance

I have a map service that has more than 60 data layers. For faster performance, I have separated the data with daily updates as a dynamic service. I still have a map service that base data (50+ layers)...
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Publishing map from ArcGIS Pro to ArcGIS Server as Map Service?

As a comment on an Esri blog post entitled Announcing the ArcGIS Pro beta program last May someone named mahenderraj asked: I presume that it is not possible to share the map as a mapservice to ...
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Is it possible to create a new service definition file from an existing ArcGIS service?

Is it possible to create a new service definition file from an existing ArcGIS service? I have a python script that updates data on a daily basis. I have figured out how to restart/overwrite my ...
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ArcGIS Server not showing map service? [closed]

I have a map service enabled in my server and have kml and wms as well as mapping and feature access capabilities turned on. I can view the wms in qgis, I can veiw the kml in google earth. However ...
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Prevent QGIS from loading WMS services when opening project

I have a QGIS project with several hundred WMS and ArcGIS MapServer layers. Every time I open the project it starts loading them one by one, which my take quite a while. Is there a way to prevent ...
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How to Export Data from a Map Service? [duplicate]

I'm using a map service which shows points for oil and gas wells. It's useful to view them in ArcMap, but what I'd really like to do is be able to export them for use in another program, such as ...