arcgis server

A collection of 15 posts

arcgis server

ArcGIS Server Print Service Produces a Pixelated Legend

Custom print services allow us to create unique layouts with custom elements such as dynamic legends, scales and automated text labels…

  • Bryan M
python

Python Script to Overwrite Existing Service in ArcGIS Server

ArcGIS Desktop’s ArcPy package gives us the ability to publish a map service from a map document (MXD) inside Python. This can be very…

  • Bryan M
python

Secure Map Service to Shapefile with Python Part 3

This post is inspired by the many emails I’ve received on the first two posts in this series. This article will address the most most…

  • Bryan M
fyi

ArcGIS Server 10.5 is now ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5

If you haven’t heard, Esri found out we finally understand the current naming conventions and licencing models for their server products…

  • Bryan M
python

Map Service to Shapefile with Python Part 2 - Iteration

This post builds on the previous Extract a Map Service Layer to Shapefile using Python post. It seems as though many are interested in…

  • Bryan M
analysis

Projecting between NAD83 and NAD83 CSRS in ArcGIS

Update 2020-11-04: Fixed a small, yet important, typo in the ‘Create transformation’ steps . Special thanks to Darren M. for catching this…

  • Bryan M
python

Extract a Map Service Layer to Shapefile using Python

How easy/hard is it to extract a Map Service layer to Shapefile using Python? Not as hard as you would think. Is it legal? Not as easy as…

  • Bryan M
fyi

ArcGIS 10.4

ArcGIS 10.4 has finally arrived (most of it). Esri announced last week that their flagship product suite, ArcGIS 10.4 is here. This includes…

  • Bryan M
javascript

Print Text Elements with ArcGIS for Server

Creating your own map template, or using the generic ones, you have the ability to print text elements with ArcGIS for Server layouts. But…

  • Bryan M
fyi

ArcGIS 10.3.1 Released

ArcGIS 10.3.1 has been officially released by Esri. Like most build number increments, there are both fixes (service packs, quick fixes…

  • Bryan M
javascript

ArcGIS JavaScript API Printing Group Layers

You’re not hallucinating - sometimes the map you see in your ArcGIS JavaScript application doesn’t look like the one you printed via the…

  • Bryan M
javascript

Printing with ArcGIS for Server 10.3

My relationship with the ArcGIS Server Print Service and the REST API was a little more turbulent than expected. Here’s how it all started…

  • Bryan M
fyi

ArcGIS 10.3 and ArcGIS Pro are released

That’s right, ArcGIS 10.3 (ArcGIS for Desktop, ArcGIS for Server, etc), and ArcGIS Pro are now officially released. In a post from Esri…

  • Bryan M
javascript

ArcGIS for Server Long Tokens

I recently wanted to use a secure ArcGIS for Server map service with a new proof-of-concept (POC) web application. The service was secure…

  • Bryan M
fyi

ArcGIS for Server, Security, and Bash Vulnerability

In light of the recent announcements on the bash (AKA: Shellshock) vulnerability, a quick update on how your ArcGIS for Server might be…

  • Bryan M