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The processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction

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Allowing ArcGIS Server accessing our Geodatabase Enterprise over the web

In my organization there is an installation of ArcGIS Server that is linked with an Enterprise geodatabase (PostgreSQL) in a DMZ for editing only over the web. However, we have another installation ...
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Data security under WebGIS by QGIS [closed]

We would like to offer our Client a webGIS solution for showing/Monitoring their data. Based on my Knowledge WebGIS by ESRI would be helpful and provide the user with the Login Information and it is ...
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Is there any open source implementation of GeoXACML based access control mechanism for OGC Web Services?

I am looking for an open source implementation of GeoXACML PEP, PDP to provide access control to my OGC web services. I have already set-up SAML based authentication. I found a non-opensource ...
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Geoserver - Disable WMS authentication for just one layer

I'm using this for reference: https://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/security/layer.html#security-layer I want to set this layer public, without authentication and available for layer ...
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Unauthenticated sensitive Information Disclosure - ArcGIS REST services

Recently a security audit has been done on our servers and applications which has ArcGIS enterprise installed on it. Our Architecture setup : We have ArcGIS installed on the server, ArcGIS exposes ...
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Is there an advantage to installing an arcgis web adaptor in the DMZ

I'm trying to architect a new ArcGIS Portal site. I see ESRI has instructions on configuring a reverse proxy to work with a web adapter installed on the network. However I have also seen sources ...
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Getting a token access to feature layer using Postman and Python

I am trying to query a feature server using postman as ESRI'S documentation: https://developers.arcgis.com/labs/rest/get-an-access-token/ I have succesfully added the Authorization to the body of the ...
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Stop ArcGIS 'Geodatabase Adminstration' Reporting Connection as 'DBO' Instead of My Username?

We are running ArcGIS 10.5.1 and MS SQL Server, and using an SDE connection file which is configured to use 'Operating System' credentials. When most users connect, the 'Geodatabase Administration' ...
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Is it possible to migrate users from one ArcGIS Server instance to different one

We are planning to consolidate 2 ArcGIS Server instances, by migrating all services and users from one into the other. So users are stored in json files: { "username": "foo", "password": "...
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Security of GeoServer WMS layer URL

How can I secure my WMS layer URL on GeoServer as whenever a WMS layer is loaded from GeoServer than the layer URL can be easily seen in the browser console?
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Securing one single WMS layer on GeoServer

My aim is to secure one specific layer (ex. topp:states) with username and password. I tried a couple of combinations in the layer.properties file. *.*.r=* *.*.w=GROUP_ADMIN,ADMIN topp.states.r=...
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Is licensed file geodatabase really secure?

I am planning to deliver our geo data in Licensed File Geodatabase format. This option was quite impressive as customer can have good look of the data with limitation and expiry date before purchasing....
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Geoserver JDBC User Group Services Problem

I use the Geoserver 2.11.4 version in Windows.I am adding the JDBC service to the PostgreSQL database using JDBC Users and Group Services. Next, I add a Provider for JDBC that I created using the JDBC ...
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Enabling service sharing in ArcGis Online?

I am an admin for my organization. I enabled both Allow Anonymous Access and Member can share content publicly under the security panel. I am trying to connect a webservice we host that is in an ...
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How can I block WMTS GetCapabilities Link

I want to block to below link like WMS services. http://localhost:8080/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?REQUEST=GetCapabilities In services, WMS method's has "GetCapabilities" and selected roles only "...
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openlayers 4 method forEachLayerAtPixel() throws SecurityError: The operation is insecure

Working with GeoExt 3.1.0, ExtJS 6.2.0 and Open Layers 4.4.1. I am trying to select a layer on my map with the singleclick event so I can use layer.getSource().getGetFeatureInfoUrl and display the ...
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Configuring security for WFS layer

We are using GeoServer 2.8, PostgreSQL 9.6 & QGIS 2.16 on our side. We have certain WFS layers. As per documentation disabled Anonymous WFS access and looking more settings for Web part. However ...
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Restrict access to geoserver's web administration interface [closed]

I am a bit worried because the web administration interface for my geoserver is open to everybody. Of course there is a password set, but I wonder if it is reasonable to block access to the padel from ...
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Boundless Suite - Composer Security Permissions [closed]

I’m having trouble getting users-roles-data access rules correctly configured in the Boundless Suite 4.9.1.  The issue appears to be with Composer, not Geoserver. BLUF:  I want 2 separate editors for ...
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Adding a security layer to my tile server [closed]

I have a tile server (apache2 + mod_tile serving OpenStreetMap data) that I'm going to use via Leaflet. Everything's working fine but before putting this public, I have a big concern about the ...
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How to Access Secured ArcGIS Online Services from a Custom JS Web app?

I have some Layers Hosted on my company's ArcGIS Online Account. I want to make a Custom WebMapping Application hosted on our public server, which General Public can use without Logging in. I'm ...
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Setting SSL Cipher Suites in Portal Admin

I am trying to update the SSL cipher suites (to be in compliance with my org security requirements) at '/portal/portaladmin/security/sslCertificates/update' according to this page I am getting: ...
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Password protected WMS in Openlayers 4

I would like to use OpenLayers to access a Wms, which is protected by a password. Unfortunately, I find no solution to this problem. My problem is in particular that I want to prevent that password ...
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Parametrized queries for ArcGis?

Since our ArcGis applications are developed as desktop and as server applications, I'm looking for a way create our SQL-queries in a safe way. The state of the art to mitigate SQL-injection is, to use ...
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Geoserver/Geofence - Trigger Authentication

Geoserver Catalog MIXED mode in Data Security section is perfect for my purposes since I want to trigger an alert for authentication whenever a specific layer is requested. Since I need to create ...
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Openlayers 3 getting 401 error from geoserver with secured layers

I have an OL3 webmap that is attempting to access services from Geoserver that is running on a server on our internal network that uses LDAP logins using windows credentials. I found this link (...
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Windows security warning (ActiveX) when clicking into fields in ArcToolbox tool?

I have been running ArcGIS 10.5 on my PC (Windows 10 Home) since December with no issues. This past week I have started to get ActiveX Security Warnings when I click into a parameter field in any ...
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Disabling access to ArcGIS Server Manager externally?

The background of my server I installed the ArcGIS server 10.3.1 (No Web Adaptor installed) I have Windows 2012 Server x64 with SQL Server 2012 R2. I'm also using IIS 8 as a web server on the same ...
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Geoserver layers access

I need to change the layer visibility for users in my application. Layers are served by OL 3 by a wms/wfs request. The problem is that when I change the accessibility for users, banning someone to see ...
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Is it recommended to change Geoserver admin username?

The docs and a bunch of other questions on here are circulated around changing the default password for admin on GeoServer. I know it's highly recommended to change the default password for the admin ...
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Kaspersky Dangerous Object when installing QGIS 2.18

When I install QGIS 2.14 and 2.18, Kaspersky gives me a Dangerous Object message. Below is a screen shot of the quarantine. Is this something I need to worry about?
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Keeping properties secure within mapbox-gl

Simply put, how could one develop a mapbox-gl application where the properties are secured ? For example, take a look at this simple mapbox-gl map with properties: http://jsbin.com/hovawa/edit?...
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ArcGIS Server getToken Encrypted Password with Python

I originally posted this in the geonet, but unfortunately got crickets. I'd like to fetch an ArcGIS Server token with a python web service and an encrypted password. I have it working nicely with ...
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GeoServer 2.7.4 admin/geoserver password remains the same [closed]

This solution presented here: How do I change geoserver admin password? doesn't work. I have GeoServer 2.7.4 up and running, I went into the admin pane/ users, changed the default password, still no ...
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Kaspersky Problem when opening ArcMap

It seems as if Desktop 10.4 is not compatible with Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10: Whenever I want to open a saved mxd (or the application itself) the loading time is increased from the normal 10 to ...
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how secure is data on qgis? [closed]

What is the safety guarantee using the QGIS platform for data storage? I want no data loss and easy access to data when stored. Can passwords be used to safeguard data and how do I give permissions to ...
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Locking shapefiles from editing by ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

How we can lock or protect a shapefile from editing in arcgis? I want another person to be able to view the data/attributes in the shapefile, but don't want them to be able to change or edit the data....
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How to add more allowed values to the Headers of Geoserver

I am aware that GeoServer comes with the feature of 'Configuring HTTP Header Proxy Authentication'. However, I only understand how to customize the 'Header attribute', but the not the 'Header value'. ...
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GeoFence: How to secure its REST API?

GeoFence is securing GeoServer quite nicely, but I can't find how to secure the GeoFence REST API. I've been able to access the REST API without any authentication.
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ArcGIS API for Silverlight & Microsoft Active Directory Security

I am trying to get a Silverlight app working with an Esri map service, secured with Active Directory authentication. I found an example online of how to get the app working when using User Store ...
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geoserver authkey configuration question

I'm running geoserver 2.8.0 in tomcat7 on Ubuntu 14.04. Could anybody help me with the security configuration? I want to serve WMS and WFS from a specific workspace using authorization based on a ...
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Is disabling CORS on map tiles service security risk?

I would like to know what security issues or security risk would prevent disabling Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on map tiles service. Most of public tiles services, such OSM, Google, Bing or ...
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Access secured WMS server in Leaflet?

I browsed regarding this question and I couldn't find any better solution. This link has some information for OpenLayers but not for Leaflet. How do I access a secured WMS via Leaflet in with ...
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Restricting Access to a Webapp

I have created a Webapp with sensitive information that I would like to password protect. Is this at all possible? I know you can keep it private within your ESRI Organization but I would like to ...
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Can Geoserver pass visibility information to Accumulo

I have created a plug-in which allows my Geoserver to retrieve data from an Accumulo datastore. I want to enable the visibility cell in Accumulo to only return data based on information that the ...
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How to parameterize query sent with arcpy.ArcSDESQLExecute class [closed]

I have been developing a geoprocessor which takes user inputs as strings to develop a dynamic sql statment sent to MSSS from an ArcSDESQLExecute class. The app will only allow for controlled input, ...
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How to create services with session tokens in geoserver?

I have a multi-tenant web mapping application running on ArcGIS server. I am trying to replace with geoserver. Identity of the users for tenants are maintained through another identity api. After ...
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Web Service level IP restriction with ESRI Web Adaptors?

In order to restrict service usage when sharing a REST endpoint I'm looking for a way to control access of service based on an IP range with the ESRI web adapter. I know that this can be done with a ...
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ArcGIS Server 'HTTP and HTTPS' security switching back to HTTP on reboot

I have an Amazon EC2 instance running ArcGIS server 10.3.1. It has been running with security set https. I recently had to change security to mixed mode http and https. Now when the server reboots ...
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ESRI add-in not installed automatically after build (locked-down environment)

We are using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 to compile ESRI ArcMap 10.0 add-ins. Generally it works without problems. But we have some PC with very high security policies. For example they have (beside ...