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A type of Web service that generates maps.

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python script to retrieve names and scale range from an ArcGIS MapServer url

i am pretty new at ArcPy. i need to write a python script to retrieve names and scale range from an ArcGIS Map Service url. i had a look around json and url2lib but i am lost. I want to retrieve the ...
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Adding map services fails

Trying to add a map service form arcgis server to arcgis desktop, but what surprises me that I can add any layer " service " to the table of content except the Arial photos layer, see the screenshot . ...
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Locking feature service without affecting its map service

Is there a way to lock a feature service published by ArcGIS Server. For example: When I publish a service with feature access capability, I get two URLs; one for a map service, and the other for the ...
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Is clip and ship possible with ArcGIS Server map service?

Is clip and ship possible with a map service? Following the tutorial, it appears you can publish a clip and ship GP service, but it will only work with Arc Map layers (SDE, FGDB layer, etc...) and ...
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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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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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ArcGIS Viewer for Flex - map won't display in preview tab

I'm new to ArcGIS Viewer for Flex and ArcGIS for Server, so far I have been able to get past the point where I get to choose my base map and operational layers from the ArcGIS for Server 10.2. I can ...
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Using live feeds from ArcGIS Online for analysis?

I would like to import into arcGIS Desktop a livefeed layer and use it to perform some analysis. This is the link to web page: http://tmservices1.esri.com/arcgis/rest/services/LiveFeeds/Shakemap/...
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Map Service Works in Flex, Won't Display using JavaScript

As the title states, a map service published on my server displays and can be identified just fine when added to a web map in Viewer for Flex. I am slowly learning to use the API for JavaScript. My ...
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Export my map in various formats

I want to implement a sort of content negotiation so as to export my map in formats like pdf jpg etc. Is there any way to export my current map view (with all the enabled options so far) in various ...
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How to Make my Legend Service for ArGIS Server 9.3 Map Service SSL?

I am developing an application using map services served by ArcGIS Server 9.3. The application must be completely https since it is shared through a secure Intranet. The application itself, all of the ...
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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 to insert a map into another map?

If you look at this site it has a main map window but it also has a small window map at the top right corner. What is the technical term for the smaller window? How is that window created? I am ...
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Can I host multiple map services from a single file geodatabase?

Can I host and consume multiple map services from a single file geodatabase? The data will be view only. Feature service capability will not be turned on, so no editing will be performed.
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Request entity too large importing replica schema changes? [closed]

setup: Main server: SDE 10.2 SQL Server on our own network. Parent replica and tools run from here. Destination server: Amazon web server running ArcGIS Server & SDE 10.2 SQL Server. Child replica ...
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Can I set individual scale levels for an ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer?

I have a map service that contains 6 layers. I turned one layer into a feature layer. I used this layer in a query and show the result. I then would like to just show the other 5 layers as a ...
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Restricting Map Service to specific IP Addresses in ArcGIS for Server?

I am using ArcGIS 10.2 for Server. I've been asked if it is possible to restrict access to certain map services so that only a few whitelisted IP addresses are allowed to connect. What is the ...
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Public Geoserver preview via third-party website?

A few years ago I remember seeing a website that would connect to a public Geoserver offering and allow you to preview all available layers overlaid on a Google Maps or similar base layer. Does ...
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Arcgis Dynamic Mapservice from sqlserver 2008 r2

I publish the mapservices from the sqlserver2008 R2 through ArcSDE using ArcServer 10.1. Its fine i published, now i change the attributes of my existing gdb using ArcSDE. Now the updated information ...
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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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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 ...
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Displaying raster using ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

It's all a proof of concept for myself and my learning but I have definitely hit a brick wall here! Here's what I've done and can get to work. I have written a Python script that: Sets its ...
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Is it possible to publish a map service from an SD File purely over REST (no arcpy)?

I want to automate the publishing of map services, but without using the arcpy library. Is it possible to publish a map service from an .SD File purely over REST (no arcpy)?
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REtrieve field info from web map services in ArcMap

I am trying to work out what fields are associated with a map service in ArcMap. The service is very slow in drawing and I wondered if it was possible to retrieve attributes associated with a layer ...
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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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Do map services go stale? [closed]

This has happened several times over: I publish a dynamic map service, and then use the JavaScript API to allow the user to select features to obtain attribute information as well as to zoom to ...
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ArcGIS map service layer not loading properly

I'm at a total loss. My initial problem was an issue with the layer not loading at all when the page was set to the full extent, despite having changed the Min/Max Scale settings generously when ...
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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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How to save corrupt map service back to Service Definition (*.sd) file?

I have a corrupt ArcGIS Server Install and don't want reconfigure the existing services. I understand that one can take a service definition file (.sd) and publish it as a map service on ArcGIS ...
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How can I use a sub-query in where statement of a query in ArcGIS 10.2 Map service?

I'm migrating my ArcGIS map services from version 10.0 to 10.2. It uses ArcSDE to manage spatial data in a SQL Server database. I was able to create the map service and everything seems OK. However ...
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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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What does ArcGIS Server error (The required port '4000 ' is already in use) indicate?

I tried to publish my map in ArcGIS for Server 10.1, but when doing so the following error appeared: The required port '4000 'is already in use.' For your information I use ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1.
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What is the relationship between Map Service Instances and SDE connections?

We have a GPS project based on ArcGIS Mobile 10.0. There are two web map services and each were kept as Nonpooled with Minimum instances 15 and maximum instances 60 by original developer. The database ...
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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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ArcGIS - World Imagery Map Service - Force Higher Resolution Imagery

I am using the ArcGIS world imagery map service in an ArcGlobe project. Based on the scale and perspective of my view, imagery updates between different resolutions. Sometimes two resolutions are ...
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How to start an ArcGIS Server 10.0 cached MapService without database connections?

I have a cached ArcGIS 10.0 MapService that I need to start but the DB which was used as the datasource for creating the tiles is no longer available. Is there a way to start the service without ...
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Set map service in idle mode in ArcGIS Server 10.1

I am using ESRI suit 10.1 (ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS JSAPI 3.3/3.4) at my end and having few performance questions regarding ArcGIS Map service. -We have three simple map services ...
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List Map Services and Publish/Delete Map Services using Python in ArcGIS 10.1

I looked at the link http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//00s30000004s000000 which describes listing of map service for 9.3, how can we do this in 10.1, moreover I am trying to ...
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Modify Map Service Symbology via Esri JavaScript API

I have a JavaScript application built on the Esri JavaScript API that is consuming a feature service and a tiled map service from ArcGIS Online. I developed a widget that allows the user to change ...
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Change ArcGIS Server mapservice properties programmatically

I am weekly caching my ArcGIS Server mapservice tiles with help of a python script using the arcpy.ManageMapServerCacheTiles_server() command (ArcGIS 10.0, SP5). For whatever reason, this script fails ...
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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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Does the ArcGIS Flex API simplify polygons by default?

I have a feature access map service that I use on an ArcGIS Flex web application. Some polygons published by the feature service, seem to be "simplified" by the Flex API before they are drawn on the ...
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Why do objects disappear when I zoom on a dynamic map service? [closed]

I have a dynamic web map service that contains some point objects. When I zoom in and out, some of the point object disappear and reappear randomly. The map service is dynamic, no cache has been ...
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Is it possible to recover ArcGIS Online tiles of a zone, then reproject and republish them in a Map Service?

I'd like to use ArcGIS Online basemaps but not is the Web Mercator projection. Because of that I want to know if it's possible to reproject and republish them in a Map Service.
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Why can ArcGISDynamicMapServiceLayer read a cache service?

I received a cache folder created from a MXD that I don't possess. Then I was asked to publish that cache as a map service. To do that, I created a map service using a MXD (I created) that contains ...
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How to restrict user access to map services on ArcGIS for Server?

If we have all our map services published on one server, can we configure it such that our users can only see or access a only a subset of the map services?
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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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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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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, ...