Data FAQ

How Do I Resolve Issues with Imagery Services in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 or 10.1?

 
There are known issues related to the use of Mosaic Datasets and Raster Catalogs for imagery service publishing and the consumption of published imagery services in ArcGIS Desktop. Below are links to bug explanations and solutions that users can apply to resolve issues on local computers.

Bug 1:
Summary: NIM103114 - A map service containing a Mosaic Dataset published from ArcGIS Server 10.2.2 cannot be added to a map document in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 and 10.1.

Workaround: MD iMAP services are being published through Raster Catalogs, where possible.

Fixed At: ArcGIS Server 10.3

Bug 2:
Summary: NIM102800 - A map service containing a Raster Catalog published from ArcGIS Server 10.2.2 is not visible in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 and 10.1.

Workaround: Upgrade to ArcGIS Desktop Version 10.2 or later.

Fixed At: No fix anticipated
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How Do I Connect to MD iMAP Services in ArcGIS Desktop?

 
Follow the instructions listed below:
  1. In ArcCatalog go to GIS Servers in the catalog tree
  2. Click on Add ArcGIS Server
  3. Select Use GIS Services in the Add ArcGIS Server window
  4. The Server URL to access MD iMAP services is: http://geodata.md.gov/imap/services
  5. Click the Finish button after you have typed in the above URL
  6. You should be connected to the MD iMAP services

What Projection and Coordinate System Does MD iMAP Use?

 
a) Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere projection WGS 1984
b) Geographic Coordinate System
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How Do I Resolve Issues with Esri Geocoding Services?

 
Since the release of ArcGIS 10.0, Esri has released several patches to address problems with geocoding services. Installing these patches will optimize your interaction with Maryland's Composite Locator and all other geocoding services you rely on.

Patch 1:
Summary: When batch geocoding through ArcGIS Desktop, against the Maryland Composite Locator, the addresses shown in the "Match_addr" field of the results, may be incorrectly associated with the input address field.

Issues Addressed: NIM092346 - Batch geocoding against a geocoding service may have incorrect results that the matched output attributes are associated with the incorrect inputs.

Applies to: ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 Desktop

Download Patch 1 from the Esri Support Site

Patch 2:
Summary: This patch addresses an issue in which ArcGIS Desktop and Engine applications may crash when batch geocoding against a composite locator that is published to ArcGIS Server.

Issues Addressed: NIM093350 - Batch geocoding against a composite locator that is published to ArcGIS Server causes ArcGIS Desktop to crash.

Applies to: ArcGIS 10.2

Download Patch 2 from the Esri Support Site

Patch 3:
Summary: This patch addresses issues with using large locators in ArcGIS for Desktop and Engine which may cause the application to crash.

Issues Addressed: BUG-000083308, BUG-000083323 and BUG-000083706.

Applies to: ArcGIS 10.3

Download Patch 3 from the Esri Support Site

Patch 4:
Summary: This patch addresses performance and stability issues when geocoding with ArcGIS for Desktop, Engine and Server.

Issues Addressed: BUG-000089702, BUG-000089445, BUG-000089437, BUG-000088955, BUG-000088672, BUG-000087115 and BUG-000087051.

Applies to: ArcGIS 10.3.1

Download Patch 4 from the Esri Support Site

Patch 5:
Summary: This patch addresses performance and stability issues when geocoding with ArcGIS for Desktop, Engine and Server.

Issues Addressed: BUG-000096532, BUG-000096523, BUG-000096144, BUG-000096008 and BUG-000094723.

Applies to: ArcGIS 10.4.1

Download Patch 5 from the Esri Support Site
 
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How Do I Access Data From WFS-Enabled Services?

 
Follow the instructions listed below:
  1. Go to ArcGISToolbox > Conversion Tools > From WFS > WFS to Feature Class
  2. Enter the full URL of the WFS Service
  3. Click the dropdown for Select Feature Type to Extract to select the specific map service to extract
  4. Enter the output location of the database for the data to be extracted
  5. Enter the feature class name for the data to be extracted
  6. Click OK
Please remember that the data to be extracted is a snapshot. Check back periodically to make sure you are working with the most up-to-date and accurate version.
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How do I resolve a Map Service that is not drawing in ArcMap?

 
If an MD iMAP hosted map service is not drawing in ArcMap, it is likely a cached map service that has been updated recently and ArcMap has created its own local cache of the data.

To resolve this issue:
  1. Remove the service you are having issued with from your ArcMap MXD.
  2. In ArcMap, from the menu bar, click on Customize and then ArcMap options, under the Display Cache tab, click Clear Cache.
  3. From your Catalog window, right click on your connection to MD iMAP Services and click Disconnect and then click Refresh.
  4. Double click to reconnect and then add the service back into your ArcMap MXD.