Change ArcIMS Spatial Server to work with a different ArcIMS Application Server after installation

Last Published: April 25, 2020


You can change the ArcIMS Application Server that is being used by editing
ArcIMS Monitor’s Startup Parameters.


  • On Windows NT, choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Services;
    on Windows 2000, choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools >
    Component Services. Highlight ArcIMS Monitor. At the bottom of the Service dialog,
    type the following in the Startup Parameters text box at the bottom of the screen:
    <AppServer computer> <AppServer registration port> <aimserver.exe directory>
    <Monitor Listener Port>

    NOTE: The default Monitor Listener Port is 5050.
  • On UNIX, open the $AIMSHOME/Monitor/ file and edit the
    registryPort value. The default is 5353. The command line option is:
    $JAVA_HOME/bin/java -cp $AIMSHOME/Middleware/lib/parser.jar:
    $AIMSHOME/Middleware/lib/jaxp.jar:$AIMSHOME/Monitor com.esri.mtier.ImsMonitor $AIMSHOME/Monitor/ $AIMSHOME/bin > $MONITOR_LOGFILE 2>&1 &

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