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ArcGIS for Server fails to publish geocode services from a service definition file where the 'No available connection' option was selected without choosing the option to include data. This service fails to open with the following error: "missing Locator property in esriLocation.GeocodeServer."

Last Published: July 30, 2015 ArcGIS for Server
Bug ID Number BUG-000089168
SubmittedJuly 17, 2015
Last ModifiedJuly 28, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Server
Version found10.3.1
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version2008 R2

Additional Information

Duplicate of NIM090024 : This issue will be addressed in the 10.4 release.


1) Include the data with the service definition file. 2) Reference the appropriate server connection when building the service definition file. 3) Publish the locator directly to the server from ArcMap.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089168


  • ArcGIS for Server

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