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Portal for ArcGIS Home Application Upload Patch

Published: October 17, 2016


Recent browser updates, starting with Firefox 49, Chrome 54 and Safari 10, result in errors when uploading files or creating groups in the Portal for ArcGIS Home Application.


Esri® announces the Portal for ArcGIS Home Application Upload Patch. This patch addresses errors in the Portal for ArcGIS home application that are introduced after updating the browser to Firefox 49, Chrome 54 or Safari 10. These errors include the inability to upload files on the My Content Page, add attachments when editing features, update thumbnail and banner images, and create groups. This patch deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this patch.


Issues Addressed with this patch

  • BUG-000099447 - Unable to upload files or create groups in the Portal home application after updating the browser to Firefox 49, Chrome 54, or Safari 10.

To avoid conflicts the Portal for ArcGIS 10.4.1 version also includes:

  • BUG-000098148 - Refresh membership for enterprise users and groups fails to honor nested group membership in universal groups.
  • BUG-000096161 - Error "unable to refresh item" is returned when performing analysis using the spatial analysis tools in Portal for ArcGIS Map viewer. This error occurs when ArcGIS Web Adaptor (or any reverse proxy) is on a machine different from the Hosting ArcGIS Server.
  • BUG-000094537- Active Directory users who belong to an enterprise group with the same name as a group within a different domain are granted access to Portal for ArcGIS 10.4 even if they do not belong to the group.
  • BUG-000094523 - Cross Domain users cannot see which Enterprise groups they are a member of within Portal for ArcGIS 10.4.
  • NIM104313 - Logging out an enterprise user in Portal for ArcGIS does not propagate the user logout to the corresponding SAML Identity Provider.

To avoid conflicts the Portal for ArcGIS 10.4 version also includes:

  • BUG-000094214 - Unable to import ArcGIS Pro entitlements to Portal for ArcGIS 10.4.

To avoid conflicts the Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.1 version also includes:

  • BUG-000096889 - ArcGIS Server is unable to communicate with Portal for ArcGIS when the IP address of the Portal resolves to two different fully-qualified domain names.
  • BUG-000094105 - Portal generateToken operation fails to reject POST requests which contain the username or password in the query parameter.
  • BUG-000092447 - Tomcat vulnerability CVE-2014-0099 - Integer overflow attack.
  • BUG-000092445 - Tomcat vulnerability, "CVE-2014-0230 - Denial-of-service attack via thread consumption".
  • BUG-000091354 - Portal fails to refresh membership for users outside of the domain that the Portal server resides in.
  • BUG-000090845 - Restrict access to the Tomcat internal shutdown port.
  • BUG-000090552 - When editing the URL settings of an item in Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.1, the item URL does not save and reverts back to the original. (Linux Only)
  • BUG-000090024 - Unable to configure pop-ups for map service's feature layers with a unique layer ID in Portal for ArcGIS.
  • BUG-000088826 - After upgrading from 10.3 or earlier, passwords for built-in portal accounts in Portal for ArcGIS cannot be changed by the user.
  • BUG-000088682 - When Portal is configured to be SSL Only, Web AppBuilder URLs are saved as HTTP instead of HTTPs.
  • BUG-000088663 - When a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) service using WGS84 from a non-ArcGIS for Server WMTS server is consumed as a basemap in Portal for ArcGIS, geocode results from the World Geocode Service appear in the wrong location.
  • BUG-000088505 - Portal highly available configuration should not be reset to standalone Portal if the shared content folder is not available.
  • BUG-000086481 - Incorrect geometries are displayed when reprojecting a hosted service in the map viewer.
  • BUG-000085589 - Unable to display map layers added directly to a Portal Web Map when both Portal and ArcGIS Server are configured to use Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) and both Web Adaptors are deployed on the same server.
  • BUG-000085482- Failure occurs when the supportsPagination parameter is ignored when searching a feature layer for values in Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.
  • BUG-000084180 - In Portal for ArcGIS when editing a user profile First Name and Last Name text fields always shows as blank under the Edit My Profile page.

To avoid conflicts the Portal for ArcGIS 10.3 version also includes:

  • BUG-000091176 - A blank page appears rather than "You do not have permission to access this resource" error message when accessing an application built using the Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS hosted in Portal for ArcGIS when the user does not have permissions to the application.
  • BUG-000085716 - Layers that are checked off in Portal for ArcGIS web map, and then checked on after the map is loaded in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS do not display a pop-up window.
  • BUG-000085646 - Map viewer: time enabled layer shows all features when switching to a custom WMTS basemap.
  • BUG-000085644 - Map Viewer: custom basemap with two tile layers doesn't render all layers.
  • BUG-000084417 - Portal in highly available configuration will fail to function when one of the two portal machines comes back from a failure.
  • BUG-000083190 - When authorized with a perpetual license, the Portal for ArcGIS home application does not open.


Installing this patch on Windows

Installation Steps:

Portal for ArcGIS 10.3, 10.3.1, 10.4 or 10.4.1 must be installed before installing this patch.

  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

    Portal for ArcGIS 10.4.1 Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-1041-PFA-HAU-PatchB.msp36E1C11F3162852034FA33A204AB2ADC
    Portal for ArcGIS 10.4 Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-104-PFA-HAU-Patch.msp3595A5DD92601B3D6CB8004225B7D508
    Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.1 Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-1031-PFA-HAU-PatchB.msp51B76121BCCF3E1581507639EE70273C
    Portal for ArcGIS 10.3 Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-103-PFA-HAU-Patch.mspD214A2E69B74B83FFD66FA79A162327A

  2. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location.
  3. Double-click ArcGIS-<Version>-PFA-HAU-Patch.msp to start the setup process.

    NOTE: If double clicking on the MSP file does not start the setup installation, you can start the setup installation manually by using the following command:

    msiexec.exe /p [location of Patch]\ArcGIS-<Version>-PFA-HAU-Patch.msp


Installing this patch on Linux

Installation Steps:

Complete the following install steps as the ArcGIS Install owner. The Install owner is the owner of the arcgis folder.

Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.1 or 10.4.1 must be installed before installing this patch.

  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

    Portal for ArcGIS 10.4.1  Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-1041-PFA-HAU-PatchB-linux.tar34236C3399913801A095D17BDF280C4C
    Portal for ArcGIS 10.4 Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-104-PFA-HAU-Patch-linux.tarC0BD542445EC73821CA8FBB15B4E52EC
    Portal for ArcGIS 10.3.1  Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-1031-PFA-HAU-PatchB-linux.tarC7CB82D35497035614C778A745D0CA7C
    Portal for ArcGIS 10.3  Checksum (Md5)
    Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS-103-PFA-HAU-Patch-linux.tar24B534FF6E49D937E5CB29A52F0D6A3D

  2. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS.
  3. Extract the specified tar file by typing:

    % tar -xvf ArcGIS-<Version>-PFA-HAU-Patch-linux.tar
  4. Start the installation by typing:

    % ./applypatch

    This will start the dialog for the menu-driven installation procedure. Default selections are noted in parentheses ( ). To quit the installation procedure, type 'q' at any time.

Patch Updates

Check the Patches and Service Packs page periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this patch will be posted here.

December 12, 2016: Portal for ArcGIS setups for 10.4 version are released.

December 16, 2016: Portal for ArcGIS setups for 10.3 version are released.

December 19, 2016: Portal for ArcGIS setups for version 10.3.1 and 10.4.1 are re-released include additional necessary files. The latest version of the patch will install over the previous version, there is no need to uninstall it.

How to identify which ArcGIS products are installed

To determine which ArcGIS products are installed, choose the appropriate version of the PatchFinder utility for your environment and run it from your local machine. PatchFinder will list all products, hot fixes, and patches installed on your local machine.

  • PatchFinder for Windows
  • PatchFinder for Linux/Unix

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact Esri Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this patch. International sites, please contact your local Esri software distributor.

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