A geoprocessing service created in ArcMap 10.3.1 and published to ArcGIS for Server 10.2.2 fails with the following error, "000816: Tool is not valid."
Last Published: October 1, 2015ArcGIS for Server
Bug ID Number
September 12, 2015
July 28, 2020
ArcGIS for Server
Operating System Version
2008 R2 64 Bit
After review by the development team, it has been determined that this issue is related to a known limitation with the software that lies outside of Esri's control. The issue's Additional Information section may contain further explanation.
We dont support publishing of GP Services from one version of Desktop to another version of Server - they must match