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How to publish many MXD files in ArcGIS Server 10.1 automatically?

How to publish many mxd files in ArcGIS Server 10.1 automatically? I have about 60 mxd files and I want to publish them automatically. Is there any way to do this?
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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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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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Accessing a secure ArcGIS Server Map service from QGIS

I am trying to access a map service my organization publishes for our customers from QGIS. The service is hosted in ArcGIS for Server 10.5 and is secured. QGIS allows me to set up a connection, but ...
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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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Making Table data available to a map service

I am trying to make a non geographic table available to a map service. I thought you simply added the table to the MXD and publish it with a relate to the field they were linked and then publish the ...
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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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Tips for minimizing shapefile size without compromising geographical detail?

I work for a state government's fisheries service, and lately we've been digitizing a lot of our regulatory boundaries within the state's waters that we'd like to service out on web maps. ...
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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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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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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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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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Russian GIS Data

Which companies are the best suppliers of vector, geocoding, imagery, and POI data in Russia? Which companies provide a complete service (which includes the above data types and also routing, ...
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Difference between Publish service and Save service definition file in ArcGIS for Server?

I have published few map services in which I directly publish on server and for remaining services I have created service definition file. All services are working fine but what exactly difference ...
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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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slow to draw mapservices after access featureLayers within an ESRI Mapservice using Javaascript API

I am working on creating an online map using ESRI mapservices as a basemap and existing mapservices on our arcserver.. The problem I am running into is that the mapservices we have here are really ...
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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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Difference between Feature Server and Map Server?

I have started to work with Esri maps. What is the difference between Feature Server and Map Server? (if possible with examples )
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Using QGIS to access data delivered by ArcGIS for Server?

Can I use QGIS to access data delivered using ArcGIS Server? The following servers don't seem to be compatible with QGIS http://www.topofthesouthmaps.co.nz ​http://gis.wcrc.govt.nz/arcgis/rest/...
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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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Why do my map labels disappear when publishing as a service on ArcGIS server?

I am developing a map service, rather basic, with some polygons and labels. Surprisingly, when I deploy this service on the production server, the labels disappear (see here). I have a second local ...
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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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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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How to create tile images for tiled maps using ArcGIS Online?

I am a newbie to ArcGIS Online. I have to create a temperature tile map based on my own custom data. I have found that a tile layer can be added using the following link: http://doc.arcgis.com/en/...
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ArcGIS JavaScript API: onAnimate Error

I am trying to zoom to a point in ArcGIS JavaScript API (3.9). I am doing this one of two ways, I am either grabbing a point feature from ArcGIS Server (10.1), or I am grabbing the center of a polygon ...
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Dynamically generated map overlay with map server - what's the best option?

I'm facing a problem and would like to ask your help finding the best online mapping solution! Project details: The User can pick 1 from several hundred territory based functions to map its values. ...
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How to use an ArcGIS Server cache directory with multiple (differently named) map services?

We have a map service named 'X' that created and uses tiles in a cache directory 'Folder_X'. I'd like to create a second map service named 'Y' that uses the same cache directory - that is, it serves ...
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How to publish map to web using ArcGIS Desktop and Server?

Just starting out with ArcGIS server at work, I've had no prior experience but I been given the responsibility to display our map on the web. I have a ArcGIS server running on a server and I am ...
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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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Can esri ipad app consume web mapping service?

Can the ESRI app for the iPad consume regular web mapping services, or do I need to publish services for this app as Mobile project services?
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WMS and WFS Services in MapServer

I am new to MapServer. I was trying to get WMS and WFS services started but could not get any simple article to start the services from scratch and display service data into OpenLayers. Please ...
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Replacing data source of ArcMap Service Layer using ArcPy?

I have many map documents that point to a hosted imagery service layer that has changed names. I would like to write an ArcPy script that will replace the data sources of service layers that have ...
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Unable to use Map Service in Web App Builder

I've published a symbolized data set as a Map Service from ArcMap to my company's Server. I've successfully added this service to our ArcGIS Online account, using the "Add Item from Web" function and ...
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Serving features of mixed transparency levels from ArcGIS Server map service?

I'm using a dynamic map service layer that is shown in a semi transparent way overlaid on a tiled map service. There are a few polygon layers in the dynamic map service layer that cover the whole ...
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Cached map performance when view ArcGIS Server map services in ArcMap?

ArcGIS server cached map service that displays at the following scales: 1:20,000 1:10,000 1:5,000 1:1,000 Refresh takes 1 second when using the Javascript/silverlight viewer, but 4-7 seconds when ...
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How to have “Preserve Layer and Table IDs” option enabled by default

A ability to preserve layer and table IDs between map service updates is a great feature added at 10.3.1. Unfortunatly it seems that it has to be manually applied to each dataframe when an .mxd is ...
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Geocortex Essentials

I am currently using Geocortex Essentials REST elements and I am in the process of adding a new map service. I've entered in my url to the map service's in ArcGIS Server, but can't see my newly ...
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Accessing specific layers in ArcGIS Map Service to toggle them on/off?

I have access to a number of ESRI Mapservices and would like to be able to access specific layers within the mapservices in my online map application. I am working on creating this with the ESRI ...
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Elevation profile from existing lines

I am trying to pass the geometry of a polyline from a map service layer to the elevation profile widget. Normally, when using a polyline generated from the Draw tool, we can grab the event geometry ...
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Is there a way to publish map server by command on ArcGIS Server 10.1

I create a service define file by ArcMap10.1, but it's very large(about 90G). Now I want to publish it to Server by Server Manager(access Brower). Unfortunately, the manager is always time out (...
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Republishing an existing map service with the same name without stopping the old one?

Please, consider the following scenario: The following mosaic dataset contains 3 images in it, it was published as a service and cashed, and it works fine and many organizations read from my server. ...
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What is the most efficient way to publish different thematic versions of the same large feature class?

I have a large feature class containing many thousands of polygons. For several reasons, at least part of the time in our development/deployment process, it lives in a file GDB. It is part of a map ...
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Adding table to ArcGIS MapServer so layers and tables can be associated?

I'd like to add tables to my MapServer. I want it to include both feature layers and tables which enables me to associate the layers with the relevant tables and retrieving the necessary fields of the ...
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Setting options for individual layers within ArcGIS Server Map Service?

I've been working on an internet mapping site to include Esri basemap layers, and in-house map services broken out by layer. I am also still fairly new to javascript so this might be a javascript ...
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ArcGIS Server map service layer placed in QGIS?

I try to load this ArcGIS Server map service layer https://gwa.israntique.org.il/mobidic/rest/services/landuse/MapServer/0 into QGIS 2.18. When I do it with "ArcGIS REST API Connector" plugin, with ...
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Merging map services into one service

We are building up an application to collect map services from different owner. One of our big questions at the moment is how we can merge various map services from different institutions or ...
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How to edit a service definition file (SD) so as to change the Data source (User in oracle)

I am using Oracle 11g ArcGIS 10.2 Considering I have an enterprise geodatabase and I am connected as user1/mypass@myIP/xe I create a map from my table "mylocations" I choose share as service-->...
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Poor rendering performance in ArcGIS Server tiled map service and crashes logged? [closed]

I have a number of map services in ArcGIS Server (10.1, running on 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2) and only one of them is cached. Caching is configured on-demand as there's no way I can store the ...
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Does XSD for WMS 1.3.0 request exist?

I'm running WMS service, that corresponds with OGC standard on WMS 1.3.0 - Queryable WMS "conformance class". It supports both mandatory requests - GetCapabilites and GetMap - and also optional ...
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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)...