ArcGIS (Desktop, Engine, Server) 9.3.1 Service Pack 1

Date Published: 12-19-2009

Summary:

This Service Pack contains performance improvements and maintenance fixes. Please download and install this required Service Pack at your earliest convenience.

Description:

Important Note


If you use Microsoft SQL Server, an issue has been found where after applying 9.3.1 SP1 you can no longer view data in Raster catalogs stored in SQL Server. Please see Technical Article 37463 for more information. To fix this issue simply install the ArcSDE 9.3.1 SP1 SQL Server Raster Catalog and Raster Field Patch.

ArcGIS 9.3.1 Service Pack 1 DVD


A DVD of this Service Pack is available for users who experience difficulties downloading the Service Pack from the Web site. Simply fill out the Request a Service Pack DVD order form.

Introduction

We recommend that all ArcGIS 9.3.1 customers download and install Service Pack 1 at their earliest convenience, to ensure the highest quality experience when working with ArcGIS 9.3.1.

NOTE: If you are using a localized version of ArcGIS, please contact your local distributor to get the updated language supplement.


Issues Addressed with this Service Pack


ArcGIS 9.3.1 Service Pack 1 contains critical fixes and new functionality. It is recommended that all users install this update.

A complete list of the issues that have been fixed in this update is available here.

Files Installed with this Service Pack


Installing this Service Pack on Windows


Installation Notes

Installation Steps

    To Install:

    1. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location, and that no one is accessing it.


    2. Select the appropriate files:

      ArcGIS Desktop (ArcInfo, ArcEditor, ArcView)
      ArcGISDesktop931sp1.msp
      111 MB
      ArcReader
      ArcReader931sp1.msp
      38 MB
      ArcGIS Desktop Evaluation Edition
      ArcGISEvalEdition931sp1.msp
      111 MB
       
      ArcGIS Engine Runtime
      ArcGISEngine931sp1.msp
      64 MB
      ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit for the Java Platform
      ArcGISEngineSDKJava931sp1.msp
      43 MB
       
      ArcGIS Server for the Microsoft .Net Framework
      ArcGISServerDotNet931sp1.msp
      75 MB
      ArcGIS Server Web ADF Runtime for the Microsoft .Net Framework
      ArcGISServerWebADFRuntime931sp1.msp
      12 MB
      ArcGIS Server for the Java Platform
      ArcGISServerJava931sp1.msp
      268 MB

    3. (Server for .Net Installation Only) From your Services control panel, stop the ArcGIS Server Object Manager and ArcGIS SOC Monitor.

    4. (Server for Java Installation Only) From your Services control panel, stop the ArcGIS Server Manager Service, ArcGIS Server Object Manager and ArcGIS SOC Monitor.

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

      NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the Service Pack 1 installation, you can start the Service Pack 1 installation manually by using the following command:

        msiexec.exe /p [location of update]\<Product>931sp1.msp
    6. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.

    7. Repeat steps 2 - 6 for each product installed on your machine.

Installing this Service Pack on UNIX/Linux

Installation Notes

Installation Steps

    To Install:

    1. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location, and that no one is accessing it.

    2. Copy the appropriate files to a location other than the installation location:

      ArcGIS Engine Runtime for (SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel))
      gis931-sp1-engine-linux.tar
      210 MB
      ArcGIS Engine Runtime for Sun Solaris
      gis931-sp1-engine-slrs.tar
      181 MB
      ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit for the Java Platform (SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel))
      gis931-sp1-engsdkjava-linux.tar
      38 MB
      ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit for the Java Platform (Sun Solaris)
      gis931-sp1-engsdkjava-slrs.tar
      38 MB
       
      ArcReader for (SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel))
      gis931-sp1-reader-linux.tar
      145 MB
      ArcReader for Sun Solaris
      gis931-sp1-reader-slrs.tar
      130 MB
       
      ArcGIS Server for the Java Platform (SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel))
      gis931-sp1-server-linux.tar
      443 MB
      ArcGIS Server for the Java Platform (Sun Solaris)
      gis931-sp1-server-slrs.tar
      412 MB

    3. Extract the specified tar file by typing:

        % tar -xvf gis931-sp1-<engine/reader/server>-slrs.tar (Sun Solaris)
        % tar xvf gis931-sp1-<engine/reader/server>-linux.tar (Linux)

    4. 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




Updates

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

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.