Tag Archives: ArcGIS Server

Gauging ArcGIS GIS Server Performance with Integrated Windows Authentication

If you want to know how much traffic your ArcGIS Server site can handle, you’ll have to thoroughly test. And because you’re probably not going to convince thousands of people to log on to your apps and services all at once, you need something like JMeter to perform load testing. Continue reading

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Regarding Vector Tile Layers and ArcGIS for Server

Vector Restyle Example

At Esri, we are always looking to provide you with cutting-edge capabilities that help turn GIS ideas into a powerful reality. One of our newer features is the ability to create, serve, and consume vector tiles, and it is exciting … Continue reading

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The Heartbleed Bug – What does it mean for you?


As you may or may not be aware, a recent security vulnerability was unveiled for servers using the OpenSSL cryptographic library that affects many different products and software worldwide. This vulnerability has been codenamed ‘The Heartbleed Bug’, and potentially allows attackers to read … Continue reading

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Should I register my enterprise geodatabase with ArcGIS for Server as managed?

Registering data folders and databases with ArcGIS for Server is a new functionality in version 10.1. The purpose of registering data is to ensure your data is accessible to ArcGIS for Server or if it must be copied to the Server. When registering an enterprise database, we have the option of registering it as ArcGIS Server’s Managed Database.

If you want to copy the data over from its primary location, and your service type (a feature or web feature (WFS) service) needs an enterprise geodatabase, you will need to register an enterprise geodatabase as managed.

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Calibrating ArcGIS Performance with PerfQAnalyzer: New Build Available for Download

In the Spring of 2012 we released the PerfQAnalyzer tool, which assists users in capturing render and edit times within ArcGIS for Desktop. This tool is a free, unsupported, downloadable tool offered to the Esri user community which can be run from within ArcMap (as an add-in) or as a stand-alone ArcGIS Engine application. Most users will find the ArcMap add-in the most useful. We have received great feedback regarding this tool and have since released a new version of the tool which is now available for download. Continue reading

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Improving ArcGIS Web Application performance using Google Page Speed

One of the most important parts of web application development and design is the overall performance of the application. It’s important from the beginning stages of development to implement code that does not hinder performance. There are a number of tools available to help monitor the overall performance of a web application during development.

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Welcome to ArcGIS 10.1 – A Few Tips for ArcGIS for Server Migration

Are you working to put together a migration plan for the transition to ArcGIS 10.1 for Server? Because there are significant changes in the software architecture at ArcGIS 10.1 for Server, a number of hints and tips have been put together to help you through the process. Continue reading

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Configuring ArcGIS for Server to Automatically Load ArcGIS for AutoCAD or “What’s NETLOAD got to do with it?”

ArcGIS for AutoCAD is a great tool for loading basemap layers  provided by ArcGIS Servers to AutoCAD projects. In fact, it has gotten so popular that users have requested documentation regarding ways to load the ArcGIS for AutoCAD interface into AutoCAD at application initialization.  To that end, the ArcGIS for AutoCAD team has provided the following workflow for automatically load this tool. Happy CADding! Continue reading

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Getting to Know Esri Support: Gaurav N.

An interview with ArcIMS and ArcGIS Server Analyst, Gaurav N.

To continue our “Getting to Know Esri Support” series, we’ve interviewed a member of the Redlands Server team. Gaurav has traveled far and is now living his dream working for Esri!. Continue reading

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How to Increase the Token Timeout from 10 Days


By default, anyone using services that take advantage of token based security will need to get and hardcode a new token every 10 days. Without an updated token, web applications using the secured services will not work and you will … Continue reading

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