Tag: Administration

ArcGIS Online Organization Configuration Tips

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There are many ways to configure and administer an ArcGIS Online organization and each method will be unique to that organization’s needs. This blog will point out some best practices and workflows frequently recommended by Technical Support to further streamline … Continue reading

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The Author, Contractor and some Managers: A Tale of Roles and Privileges

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What do submarine sandwiches and ArcGIS Online have in common? They’re better with custom roles. What a knee slapper?!? Custom roles are a helpful tool that enable administrators to fine-tune the capabilities and levels of access that their ArcGIS Online … Continue reading

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Making Esri Licenses More Personal

Concurrent Use Licenses are still available in ArcGIS 10.5

At Esri we focus on supporting your GIS efforts. Based on research and working directly with you, we have learned about your needs regarding licensing. Concurrent Use Licensing At 10.5 Concurrent Use licensing is still supported. Users with a Concurrent … Continue reading

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Understanding Feature Storage Reports (December 2016)

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As an ArcGIS Online administrator, you may be responsible for understanding, explaining and reporting the credit usage in your organization and you may have looked through your View Status Dashboard diagram and viewed a similar graphic: Many thoughts may have … Continue reading

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What’s new for Story Maps in Portal for ArcGIS 10.4

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ArcGIS 10.4 was released recently, and there are plenty of reasons to upgrade. Read on to learn about some reasons that are particularly interesting to Story Map authors. Now available with Portal: the My Stories app! Since last summer, Story … Continue reading

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What’s new in My Stories for July 2015

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My Stories has been updated with two great new features! If you haven’t used it yet, My Stories is a new section of the Story Maps website where you can manage all the Story Maps in your ArcGIS Online account. … Continue reading

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Strengthening account security in your organization

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(By Blake Stearman, ArcGIS Online development team) As an administrator you want to keep your data workflows secure, but also allow members of your organization the freedom to accomplish tasks efficiently. ArcGIS Online continues to deliver improved capabilities for administering your … Continue reading

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How to Update ArcGIS Online User Information

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Wondering how to update e-mail addresses and other user information within your ArcGIS Online subscription? It’s easy. As an ArcGIS Online administrator, you can use the tools found under My Organization. Here’s how you do it: Sign in to your … Continue reading

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Customize your ArcGIS Online Home Page Description

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(Contributed by Bonnie Stayer, Solution Engineer on Esri’s National Government Team) In previous blog posts, we’ve covered how to customize the banner and background of your ArcGIS Online organizational home page, but did you know you can also customize the … Continue reading

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ArcGIS for Server Administrative Scripting and Automation session at the 2014 User Conference

The ArcGIS for Server Administrative Scripting and Automation session at the 2014 Esri International User Conference provided information on how you can automate the following tasks:

  • Publishing and starting services
  • Applying permissions to services
  • Monitoring services and databases
  • Determining popular extents for the creation of caches
  • Dynamically adding machines to your ArcGIS Server site

You can download sample scripts (.zip) demonstrated in this session from the following link:

http://downloads.esri.com/Blogs/arcgisserver/AdministrativeScriptingAndAutomationScripts.zip

You can also download a PDF of the session slides from the Esri website:

http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc14/tech-workshops/tw_1006.pdf

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