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ArcGIS Military Analyst 9.3.1 Service Pack 1

Summary

ESRI announces ArcGIS Military Analyst 9.3.1 Service Pack 1. This Service Pack contains several improvements and maintenance fixes for Military Analyst 9.3.1.

Description

Introduction


It is recommended that all Military Analyst (MA) 9.3.1 customers download and install this Service Pack to ensure the highest quality experience when working with MA 9.3.1.


Issues Addressed with this Service Pack


  • NIM035959 - Fixed an issue with cancelling the execution of the “Load MA Catalog” GP tool while loading Raster datasets.
  • (NIM038360, NIM046887) - Fixed an issue with the calculation of Geodesic Rhumblines at certain longitudes.
  • (NIM043110, NIM045675) - Fixed an issue encountered when using the GeoSymRenderer in Unix.
  • NIM043172 - Fixed an issue encountered when using the “Radial Line of Sight” GP tool/script with datasets with “World Azimuthal Equidistant” projection.
  • NIM046325 - Disabled the unsupported “Use Uniform Renderer” option in ArcGlobe.

Files updated or added by this Service Pack

The release installs the following files to the

<ArcGIS installation directory>\ArcGIS\bin directory:

  • MACore.dll
  • MAGeometry.dll
  • MAGeoSymRenderer.dll
  • MALayerUI.dll
  • Rules
<ArcGIS installation directory>\ArcGIS\ArcToolbox\Scripts
  • RadialLineOfSight.py
<ArcGIS installation directory>\ArcGIS\Help
  • military_analyst.chm
<ArcGIS installation directory>\ArcGIS\Documentation
  • install_and_get_started_defense.pdf

Installing the Service Pack


Windows

  1. Download the ArcGIS Military Analyst file to a location other than the installation folder:

    ArcGIS Military Analyst
    MilitaryAnalyst931sp1.msp 5 MB

  2. Make sure you have write access to the <ArcGIS installation directory>\ArcGIS directory and that no one is accessing the directory.

    Note:The default installation directory is C:\Program Files\ArcGIS

  3. Double-click MilitaryAnalyst931sp1.msp to start the installation process.


  4. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.


Linux or Solaris

    Note: Make sure you install Service Pack 1 as the ArcGIS application owner, do not install it as the ROOT user.

  1. Download the ArcGIS Military Overlay Editor file to a location other than the installation folder:

    ArcGIS Military Analyst Linux
    MA931-SP1-Linux.tar 10 MB
     
    ArcGIS Military Analyst Solaris
    MA931-SP1-Solaris.tar 5 MB

  2. Make sure you have write access to the <ArcGIS installation directory>/ArcGIS directory and that no one is accessing the directory.


  3. Extract the tar file MA931-SP1-<platform>.tar by typing:
    % tar -xvf MA931-SP1-<platform>.tar
  4. As the user who installed the ESRI application with which you intend to use Military Analyst, start the installation by typing:
    % ./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.

How to identify which Service Pack is installed


    Windows

    To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, copy the PatchFinder931.exe utility and run it from your local machine. This utility provides a report detailing which ArcGIS products and which service packs have been installed. The report is displayed when the utility is run and a servicepack.txt log file is created in your temp folder. The Service Pack Finder utility searches for the following ArcGIS products.

      ArcGIS ArcReader
      ArcGIS Desktop (ArcView, ArcEditor, ArcInfo) Includes the ArcReader fixes for the ArcReader FEATURE.
      ArcGIS Desktop Developer Kit for the Microsoft .NET Framework, VB6, VBA and Visual C++
      ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit for C++, the Java Platform, the Microsoft .NET Framework, VB6 and Visual C++
      ArcGIS Engine Runtime
      ArcGIS Help System for the Java Platform
      ArcGIS Image Server
      ArcGIS Military Analyst
      ArcGIS Military Overlay Editor
      ArcGIS Server for the Microsoft .NET Framework
      ArcGIS Server for the Java Platform
      ArcGIS Server Web ADF Runtime for the Microsoft .NET Framework
      ArcIMS
      ArcIMS Web ADF for the Microsoft .NET Framework
      ArcIMS Web ADF for the Java Platform
      ArcSDE


    UNIX/Linux

    To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, download and extract the PatchFinder utility and run it from your local machine. This utility provides a report detailing which ArcGIS products and which service packs have been installed. The PatchFinder utility searches for the following ArcGIS products.

      ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit for C++
      ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit for the Java Platform
      ArcGIS Engine Runtime
      ArcGIS Server for the Java Platform
      ArcGIS Help System for the Java Platform
      ArcGIS Military Analyst
      ArcGIS Military Overlay Editor
      ArcIMS
      ArcIMS Web ADF for the Java Platform
      ArcInfo Workstation
      ArcReader
      ArcSDE

      Extract the tar file by typing:

      % tar xvf PatchFinder.tar

      Run the utility by typing:

      % ./PatchFinder



Updates

Check the Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches.

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.