On January 27, 2015, a serious Linux operating system security vulnerability dubbed “Ghost” was announced concerning the glibc low level system library that can allow attackers to remotely take complete control of a victims system. This issue does not affect ArcGIS web … Continue reading
The deployment of Oracle’s October 2014 Critical Patch Update (CPU) for security vulnerabilities, causes all versions of ArcGIS connections to hang or crash when attempting to establish a database connection. See the affected products and versions section of Oracle’s CPU … Continue reading
MAJOR UPDATE 10/24/14 – On October 14, 2014, a security vulnerability involving SSL v3 was revealed called POODLE (CVE-2014-3566). SSL v3 is estimated to be utilized by less than 2% of Internet users at this time, many of those users … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release of Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.
This release of Esri Maps for IBM Cognos offers the following updates:
- Support for disconnected Portal for ArcGIS deployments
- Configure interactions on dynamic map service layers
- New drawing tools for triggering configured interactive behaviors
- Filter features that are displayed on the map using the Filter layer tool
- Measure area, distance, and X,Y coordinates using the Measure tool
- Geocode addresses and find routes using the Get route tool
- Configure Infographics and other map tools and settings
- Change the map extent using an overview map and other navigation tools
- Specify the WKID of X,Y coordinates when adding point data to the map
- Configure multiple styles for a layer
- Initiate interactive behaviors from pop-ups
- View and print map-enabled reports in different formats
- Performance enhancements for faster map loading
- New capability for administrators to control which users can access and use Esri Maps for IBM Cognos
- Support for IBM Cognos 10.2.1 Fix Packs 1, 2, 3, and 4
- Support for mobile browsers: Apple Safari on iOS and Google Chrome for Android
Visit esri.com to download and install Esri Maps for IBM Cognos 6.0.
~The Esri Maps for IBM Cognos Team
The recent compromise of a jQuery server brought to light risks associated with utilizing Application Program Interfaces (API’s) that are not hosted on your system infrastructure. Fortunately, the worse-case scenario did not happen, as the API files were not modified or … Continue reading
On September 24, 2014, a security vulnerability was revealed affecting the standard bash login shell which is broadly deployed and used on Linux hosts. If you were wondering if ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online, and Portal for ArcGIS application interfaces are … Continue reading
Is ArcGIS 10.2 crashing when attempting to add shapefiles to ArcMap? We see your error reports coming in and we want you to know there’s a fix! For more details about this issue, please see this blog.
This reminder comes from Kirsten Pinkston in Esri Technical Support.
At ArcGIS 10.2 there is a shapefile issue which results in a crash. This is caused by a buffer overrun that is most likely to occur when there are large numbers of fields in the dBase file.
The patch to fix this issue is available now for ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop, Engine and Server users.
The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) is forecasting an active wildfire season this year and so far it is off to an early start. In their National Significant Wildland Fire Outlook, NIFC states there is a “Significant fire potential [that] will … Continue reading
The NOAA Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active to extremely active season this year. In their 2013 Hurricane Outlook, NOAA states there is a “70 percent likelihood of 13 to 20 named storms” with “3 to 6 major hurricanes”. With Hurricane … Continue reading