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Overwriting a hosted feature service after the service definition file and feature service have been moved out of the root folder (to custom folder), saves a new service definition file in the root folder instead of the new custom folder.

Last Published: January 9, 2016 ArcGIS Online
Bug ID Number BUG-000087163
SubmittedApril 23, 2015
Last ModifiedMarch 19, 2021
Applies toArcGIS Online
Version found3.7
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7 64 Bit

Additional Information

Non-reproducible in the November 2015 Online release (3.10).


1. In ArcMap, instead of overwriting, create a service definition file, and save the file locally. 2. Click the service definition in ArcGIS Online located in the custom folder, and view the item details. 2. Click Update > Update, and update with the new service definition file that was saved locally.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000087163


  • ArcGIS Online

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