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Using QGIS to access data delivered by ArcGIS for Server?

As of QGIS 2.16, ArcGIS MapServers and FeatureServers are natively supported. The icons are stacked with the Add WMS and Add WFS icons, respectively. As of autumn 2015, there is a plugin to connect ...
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Identify which map services are locking feature class

I actually just created something to do this recently, and plan on implementing it as part of my restapi package eventually once I add more utilities. I just added this serverAdminTools module to ...
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Publishing map from ArcGIS Pro to ArcGIS Server as Map Service?

The functionality to publish map services via Python using CreateSharingDraft has been implemented in version ArcGIS Pro 2.3: Creates a MapServiceDraft from a Map in an ArcGIS Pro project.
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Difference between Feature Server and Map Server?

As a user, here's how I see the differences between Feature Services and Map Services: When I connect to a Feature Service, the resulting vector data that appears on my computer screen (via "the ...
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Serving content from MXDs to ArcGIS for Server by publishing from ArcGIS Pro?

You can import your existing ArcMap MXDs into ArcGIS Pro. See this help link for more information on the process. With that done, you can save your project. Essentially you've now migrated from MXDs ...
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Replacing data source of ArcMap Service Layer using ArcPy?

I don't believe it is possible to do it this way, and the reason is because service layers do not support workspace paths. You can test this on your layer by lyr.supports("WORKSPACEPATH"), which ...
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Failure to connect QGIS to ArcGIS services using WMS connector

You need to use the WMTS URL given at the top of your page: https://services.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/Elevation/World_Hillshade/MapServer/WMTS/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml For the other ...
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Select JSON records as an Excel table

I can use Excel Power Query. The steps are pretty unintuitive, so I'll spell them out for future reference: Excel 2016 >> Data tab >> From Other Sources >> From Web Paste the URL ...
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Select JSON records as an Excel table

The 1min job using OGR/GDAL command line. I've changed f=pjson to f=json in your url. You will just need to open the CSV. ogr2ogr -f CSV localgovernment_events.csv "https://sampleserver6....
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Tiled service or not?

The WMS standard does not support tiling, but the OSGeo organization defined a long time ago a well defined profile to use WMS as tiled https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/WMS_Tile_Caching. At least ...
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Symbolizing ArcGIS services in Leaflet

Check out Esri Leaflet Renderers: Plugin for Esri Leaflet to use drawing information defined in the feature service
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Accessing a secure ArcGIS Server Map service from QGIS

My team had this problem too. The issue is that ESRI uses token authentification for secure map services, and QGIS has no way to set up this token authentification. We tried manually generating ...
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How to have "Preserve Layer and Table IDs" option enabled by default

Sorry, but there is no standard way to have this enabled so it will apply to all map documents one creates. There is no arcpy way into the data frame to see whether the layer ids have been enabled and ...
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Overwrite a Map Service on ArcGIS Server in Python

When I run the following it produces the .sddraft file as expected. I made a couple of changes to your script I used os.path.join to create my folder paths (which possibly didn't change anything in ...
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Difference between Feature Server and Map Server?

I was recently reviewing the difference between the MapServer and FeatureServer, and here are some of my observations, MapServer These are suitable for displaying layers as images. Does not provide ...
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Linking Geoserver WMS layer to Google Earth?

In addition to the extremely helpful and very clear explanation from nmtoken, I found it helpful to adjust the View-Based Refresh settings to 1 second and a View Bound Scale of 1.5. This didn't eat up ...
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Consuming ArcGIS MapServer as FeatureServer in ArcGIS Desktop?

I don't think you can unless you are the original publisher or administrator of the service. When creating a new service or editing an already published service, there is an option to "allow feature ...
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Extract vectors from ArcGIS MapServer into virtual layer with QGIS?

I tried this on a whim and it actually worked. ArcGIS MapServer services can apparently also act as ArcGIS FeatureServer services. I just added an ArcGISFeatureServer using the MapServer URL and it ...
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Restricting Map Service to specific IP Addresses in ArcGIS for Server?

It depends on what you are using to consume the service and how you want to use the services. If you are using ArcGiS Online (AGOL) or Portal then no, this is not possible because the request to the ...
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How to update ArcGIS Server MapServer service without re-cache?

Just overwrite the existing service when you begin the publishing, and when you do that you are given a chance to keep the existing cache or delete it. Tell it to keep it. It's super easy.
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Can't print secure map service

(worked with ArcGIS 10.1) well.. I was struggling with this problem almost for a year now. I just came up with a workaround. The only thing you need to do is to generate a Short-lived Token every ...
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Elevation profile from existing lines

Something like this should do the trick. public selectPolyline(){ this._mapClickHandler = this.map .on("click", e => this.executeIdentifyTasks(e, this.map....
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Adding Description, Use Constraints, and Credits to Map Service when publishing with ArcPy?

Option 1: Edit SDdraft file directly You will need to create the SDdraft files and then modify them using the minidom library before you publish. There is an example of this in the 10.3 help. See '...
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Failure to connect QGIS to ArcGIS services using WMS connector

You connect to ArcGIS rest services using a different method. As outlined in adding arcgis online services to qgis, for QGIS version 2.16, you follow these steps: Layer - Add Layer - Add ArcGIS ...
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WMS/WMTS/TILE free for OpenLayers 4

Both of the api you have mentioned are actually another rendering engines, an alternative to OpenLayers. MapBox for example focuses on vector tiles basemaps. Both of them have their own basemap, but ...
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Service or way to input a table of lat long and return an output of street addresses?

You can use GeoPy to run a reverse geocode against a geocoding service, such as Google: https://geopy.readthedocs.io/en/stable/ To find the address corresponding to a set of coordinates: >>>...
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Republishing AGS Service Doesn't Update Web Map in AGOL

If you are adding a new layer to the service it wont show up in the web map as it wont be in the JSON of the web map. The web map will be referencing the layers that have been added to the map. It ...
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Generating MapService tiles cache from machine other than server with ArcGIS Server?

It seems that ArcGIS Desktop/Pro can generate tiles using the Manage Tile Cache tool which: Creates a tile cache or updates tiles in an existing tile cache. You can use this tool to create new ...
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Using Arcade expression to obtain X and Y values from geometry of Map Service

Though not documented, it appears that Arcade geometry is not supported for Map Image Services, only Feature services. This is unfortunate since map image services is where i would most often want to ...
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Downloading layers as shapefile from ArcGIS Online maps?

This information is published as an image service, similar to WMS specification, and is not mainly intended to use as a download service (a service similar to WFS, would serve this intend better). ...
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