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ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.8.1 Patch 3 (Windows, Linux)

Published: August 23, 2021


ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.8.1 Patch 3 is a general maintenance patch that addresses several issues, including a schema validation error interfering with feature record updates in a spatiotemporal big data store, an incorrect service selection when editing configured elements, and reconciliation when working in a federated environment logging into GeoEvent Manager with a user whose role is limited to Publisher.


This cumulative patch incorporates ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.8.1 Patch 1 and ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.8.1 Patch 2 (released as part of the ArcGIS GeoEvent Server Security Update 2021 Patch). See the Enhancements and Issues Addressed section below for a complete list of updates.

  • You must clear the browser cache after this patch is installed to properly load the updated GeoEvent Manager User Interface.
  • ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.8.1 must be installed before you can install this patch.
  • ArcGIS GeoEvent Server Patches cannot be uninstalled. To roll back a patch requires a fresh install of GeoEvent Server.

Enhancements and Issues Addressed with this Patch

  • BUG-000141758 - The stream service outbound transport incorrectly warns of a schema mismatch when updating Store Latest feature records in a spatiotemporal big data store.
  • BUG-000141188 - An element's selected feature service displays incorrectly when editing a configured input, output, or processor in a GeoEvent Service.
  • BUG-000141759 - Server connections to an ArcGIS Online organization initially attempt to connect over HTTP when HTTPS is required.
  • BUG-000141761 - Filter expressions cannot be configured with internal event record properties.
  • BUG-000110727 - Users with insufficient privilege are logged out with a message Session has expired. when attempting to access Administrative operations in GeoEvent Manager.

To avoid conflicts with previous releases and patches, the following issues are also addressed with this patch:

  • BUG-000139249 - ArcGIS GeoEvent Server has a Directory Traversal security vulnerability.
  • BUG-000131593 - A hosted feature service's identifier should be preserved when changes to the service's properties are published.
  • BUG-000131860 - Value for inbound adapter's SpatialReferenceField property is not populated when importing an XML snapshot of a GeoEvent Server configuration.
  • BUG-000131803 - Expected date format is ignored when inbound event data has a string of digits.
  • BUG-000133699 - Initial startup and restart issues between the GeoEvent Gateway and GeoEvent Server prevent the Manager application from loading correctly.
  • BUG-000138583 - GeoEvent Manager panels are not listing hosted services alphabetically as they are listed in the REST Services Directory.
  • BUG-000138585 - Feature service publication fails in a non-federated environment when creating a new BDS Data Source.
  • BUG-000100984 - The GeoEvent Text Adapter fails to parse certain Latin characters.
  • BUG-000131776 - Send an Email output does not handle complete set of UTF-8 characters.
  • BUG-000132926 - Sampler and Event Viewer(map) popup cannot show the multibyte language strings correctly.
  • BUG-000132928 - GeoTagger Processor does not allow writing to existing fields when using Enter or Exit operations.
  • BUG-000132930 - GeoEvent Sampler label strings are incorrectly displayed for supported non-English languages.
  • BUG-000132931 - Sampler displays prettified JSON data universally as String when attributes are numeric.

Installation Instructions for Windows

  1. Login with an Administrator Windows account. 
  2. Download the patch to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

    Patch 3 GeoEvent_10_8_1_Patch3.msp
    Checksum (SHA256) BA223F7199CAA554C1895BD0DBFC5F7D76D665D60EE404D3CC1DC15576ABD83F
  3. Double-click GeoEvent_10_8_1_Patch3.msp to start the install.

    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>\GeoEvent_10_8_1_Patch3.msp

  4. After the setup is complete, restart the ArcGIS GeoEvent Windows Services.
  5. Open the GeoEvent Manager to ensure your inputs, outputs, and GeoEvent Services have been started. If they are not, restart them in the GeoEvent Manager.


Installation Instructions for Linux

  1. Log in as the user that installed ArcGIS Server.
    Note: For the Amazon AMI this is the user arcgis.
  2. Download the patch to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.

    Patch 3 GeoEvent-10.8.1-Patch3.tar.gz
    Checksum (SHA256) 0BA1CC1FDB3BD2C97781CD29E41293EAC638AE37CA181350FF78D06B7F7678DF
  3. Extract the package:
    % tar -xzvf GeoEvent-10.8.1-Patch3.tar.gz

  4. Stop the GeoEvent daemon services.
  5. Start the installation:
    % ./GeoEvent/

  6. Delete the contents of the GeoEvent Server data folder.
    % rm -rf /GeoEvent/data/*

  7. After the setup is complete, restart the GeoEvent daemon services.
  8. Open the GeoEvent Manager to ensure your inputs, outputs, and GeoEvent Services have been started. If they are not, restart them in the GeoEvent Manager.

Files updated:

Patch 3

  • /system/com/esri/arcgis/discovery/arcgis-stream-container/10.8.1/arcgis-stream-container-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/geoevent/manager/webapp/10.8.1/webapp-10.8.1.war
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/condition/attribute-condition/10.8.1/attribute-condition-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/core/10.8.1/core-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/datastore/agsconnection-datastore/10.8.1/agsconnection-datastore-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/datastore/bds-datastore/10.8.1/bds-datastore-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/messaging/jms-messaging/10.8.1/jms-messaging-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/processor/fieldcalculator-processor/10.8.1/fieldcalculator-processor-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/startup/10.8.1/startup-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/transport/bds-transport/10.8.1/bds-transport-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/util/10.8.1/util-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/manager/internal-agsconnectionmanager/10.8.1/internal-agsconnectionmanager-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/rest/cxf-rootrest/10.8.1/cxf-rootrest-10.8.1.jar

Included from Patch 2

  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/adapter/text-adapter/10.8.1/text-adapter-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/manager/agsconnectionmanager-api/10.8.1/agsconnectionmanager-api-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/rest/cxf-datastorerest/10.8.1/cxf-datastorerest-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/rest/cxf-service/10.8.1/cxf-service-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/status/backend-health/10.8.1/backend-health-10.8.1.jar

Included from Patch 1

  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/transport/file-transport/10.8.1/file-transport-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/manager/internal-servicemanager/10.8.1/internal-servicemanager-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/transport/sms-transport/10.8.1/sms-transport-10.8.1.jar
  • /system/com/esri/ges/framework/transport/smtp-transport/10.8.1/smtp-transport-10.8.1.jar

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.

To determine which version of ArcGIS GeoEvent Server is installed append /version.txt to the GeoEvent Manager URL. For example:

  • https://localhost:6143/geoevent/manager/version.txt

Getting Help

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

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