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ArcGIS Server 9.3 for the Java Platform REST API Performance and Functionality Patch

Summary

This patch includes a fix to improve performance when accessing map tiles on a secure ArcGIS Server and another fix to address an error specific to Geocode service.

Description

Introduction

ESRI® announces the ArcGIS Server 9.3 for the Java Platform REST API Performance and Functionality Patch. This patch includes a fix to improve performance when accessing map tiles on a secure ArcGIS Server and another fix to address an error when working with Geocode service locators that do not contain an intersection. The specific issues addressed in this patch are listed below.

Issues Addressed with this Patch


  • NIM037024 - Performance fix when accessing map tiles on a secure ArcGIS Server.
  • NIM037023 - Error working with GecodeServices that do not have intersections.

Files Installed in this Patch


  • Under the \ArcGIS\java folder:

      ArcGIS\java\manager\software\rest.war
      ArcGIS\java\web_output\rest\WEB-INF\classes\resources\rest-config.properties
      ArcGIS\java\web_output\rest\WEB-INF\lib\arcgis_rest.jar
      ArcGIS\java\web_output\rest\www\geocodeserver\geocodeserver-html.jsp
      ArcGIS\java\web_output\rest\www\geocodeserver\geocodeserver-json.jsp

Installing this Patch on UNIX


ArcGIS 9.3 must be installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Make sure you have write access to your installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS Server 9.3 for the Java Platform.


  2. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  3. Extract the specified tar file by typing:
  4. % tar -xvf gis93-rest-patch-<Platform>.tar

  5. Stop the server by running the command /arcgis/scripts/stopserver.

    % <install directory>/arcgis/scripts/stopserver

  6. Start the installation by typing:
  7. % ./applypatch

    This will start the dialog for the menu-driven installation procedure. Default selections are noted in parentheses ( ). To quit the installation procedure, type 'q' at any time.

  8. Start the server by running the command /arcgis/scripts/startserver.

    % <install directory>/arcgis/scripts/startserver

Installing this Patch on Windows


ArcGIS 9.3 must be installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Make sure you have write access to your installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS Server 9.3 for the Java Platform.


  2. Download ServerJava93RESTPatch.msp to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

  3. Stop the ArcGIS Server Manager Service using Windows Services. (To open Window Services, click on Start –> Control Panel –> Administrative Tools –> Services)

  4. Double-click the msp files to start the install process.

    NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the Patch installation, you can start the installation manually by using the following command:

      msiexec.exe /p [location of patch]\ServerJava93RESTPatch.msp
  5. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.

Installation Notes:

Patch Updates

Check Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

How to identify which Patch is installed

To find out what products and which patches are currently installed on your machine, download the PatchFinder93.exe utility and run it from your local machine.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Service Pack. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.