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How To: Serve a PMF on the Internet so that ArcReader opens when it is clicked

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to serve a PMF (Published Map File, .pmf) on the Internet so that ArcReader opens when a hyperlink to the file is clicked.

Procedure

Register the MIME type for PMF in Internet Information Services (IIS). Use application/pmf as the MIME type.

  1. Start IIS, right-click on 'web sites' and select Properties.
  2. Under HTTP Headers, click the MIME types button.
  3. Register the extension with application/pmf as the MIME type.