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Mapping and Charting Solutions 10.8.1 Patch 3 (Desktop | Server)

Published: December 11, 2020


This is a general cumulative maintenance patch for the Mapping and Charting Solutions including; ArcGIS Aviation Airports (Desktop), ArcGIS Aviation Charting (Desktop), ArcGIS Bathymetry (Desktop), ArcGIS Defense Mapping (Desktop, Server), ArcGIS Maritime (Desktop, Server), and ArcGIS Production Mapping (Desktop, Server). Please download and install this patch at your earliest convenience.


We recommend Mapping and Charting Solutions customers with the following solutions download and install this patch to ensure the highest quality experience.

  • ArcGIS Aviation Airports
  • ArcGIS Aviation Charting
  • ArcGIS Bathymetry
  • ArcGIS Defense Mapping
  • ArcGIS Maritime
  • ArcGIS Production Mapping
Note: This patch is cumulative of all previously released Patches and Hot Fixes for Mapping and Charting Solutions 10.8.1.


  1. Login with a Windows Administrator account.
  2. Select and download the Mapping and Charting Solutions file.

        Checksum (Md5)
    Desktop MappingandCharting1081Patch3.msp 3a8aa94d3741e5aa002f3d054cf27c23
    Server MappingandChartingServer1081Patch3.msp 51b6e9f0e37a4cdb16f978da14fb9c64
  3. Double-click the msp file to start the install process.
  4. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.

ArcGIS for Maritime: Server, additional installation instructions:
Note: There are no updates in this patch that require PoD to be redeployed.

Maritime Chart Service

  1. Login as an administrator by launching https://localhost:6443/arcgis/admin.
  2. Click Uploads.
  3. Click Upload.
  4. Click Choose File and browse to the MaritimeService.soe file located in \MaritimeServer\Server\Bin.
  5. Click Upload to add the SOE to the site.
  6. Copy the Item ID for use in the Update step.
  7. Click Home.
  8. Click Services.
  9. Click Types.
  10. Click Extensions.
  11. Click Update and paste the Item ID.
  12. Click Update.
  13. Navigate to Server Manager https://localhost:6443/arcgis/manager.
  14. Click Services.
  15. Click the map service for which you want to enable the Maritime Chart Service.
  16. Click Capabilities.
  17. Verify that the datasetsDirectory, controlFilesDirectory, and workingDirectory properties point to the correct locations. For more information about these properties, see the 'Modifying Maritime Chart Service capabilities properties' section of Setting Maritime Chart Service properties.
  18. Click Save and Restart to make the Maritime Chart Service available.
  19. Confirm the Maritime Chart Service capabilities are working properly in the map service by verify that the .senc files in the sencs folder are current.
  20. Repeat steps 13 - 19 for each map service with Maritime Chart Service capabilities configured.

Products on Demand (PoD) for Maritime Server
For a new deployment follow the Deploy Maritime PoD steps.

Enhancements and Issues Addressed with this Patch

ArcGIS Aviation Airports

  • No new updates.

ArcGIS Aviation Charting

  • Git1062: Import DAFIF tool is not writing an output if there are missing fields from the schema.
  • Git1064: Import DAFIF is not handling BDRY files.
  • BUG-000133072: Import AIXM/Derive Airspace Geometry should identify data issues to avoid processing failures.
  • 1150: AIS Code_Datum domain is missing the value NTH.

ArcGIS Bathymetry

  • No new updates.

ArcGIS Defense Mapping Desktop and Server

  • Git1729:Update 10.x MGCP GDB to TDS GDB xrefs to include contours and spot heights.

ArcGIS Maritime Desktop

  • Git864: INT2 G grid XML does not display whole degree annotation frequently enough for larger scales.
  • Git865: INT1 CXML missing rule to annotate pile point (PILPNT) if it is a master for a light.
  • Git893: S-57 exporter generating erroneous update with horsehoe features.
  • Git931: S-57 exporter rounding should ignore locale and use period as the decimal separator.
  • Git941: INT1 editing layer offsets sounding labels when soundings labels should be centered on point.
  • Git933: ENC Editing layer file labels RESARE incorrectly with ESSA when field is set to Unknown.
  • Git939: Updating agency lists to latest version of S-62.


  • GIT898: Identify operation does not return area/line features that are contained within the extent when using &geometryType=esriGeometryEnvelope.

ArcGIS Production Mapping Desktop and Server

  • BUG-000134706: The Layout GeoTIFF does not align with the feature class after export.


  • BUG-000135266:Data Reviewer: Select And Zoom to Feature Geometry for Gaps in Reviewer Table returns the error, Unhandled exception has occurred in a component in your application.
  • BUG-000135529: Data Reviewer: Incorrect layer name appears in the Attributes window when using Select Feature Geometry in the Reviewer table.

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.

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 products, hot fixes, and patches installed on your local machine.

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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