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Mapping and Charting Solutions 10.8.1 Patch 4 (Desktop | Server)

Published: February 24, 2021


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 MappingandCharting1081Patch4.msp 00dfea8e2235b89afe40ef8368780c05
    Server MappingandChartingServer1081Patch4.msp 3abb9769cf75734bc988e6cf5b0e439f
  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

  • Git563: New Feature Builder scratch workspace parameter description is unclear.
  • Git1063: Import DAFIF not handling NAVAIDS correctly.
  • Git1103: Manage Airspace - "capture" vertices on reference features that are added to scratch.
  • Git1121: ImportAixm51 Airspace DistVert fields incorrectly populated by AirspaceLayer values.
  • Git1183: Add years 2020-2024 to Feature Builder MagVar Year Picklist.
  • Git1226: Manage Airspace - description attributes not populating when editing an airspace.
  • Git1246: ImportAixm51 update 51Fieldmappings.json to add designatedpointairspace relativelocation_code.

ArcGIS Bathymetry

  • BUG-000139785: Fix issue with Create Surface Model GP tool in Oracle when user applies a query filter with results over 1000 records.

ArcGIS Defense Mapping

Desktop and Server

  • Git1763: MTM Visual specifications calculates incorrect road symbols.
  • BUG-000136656: Unzip MGCP Cell and Import script tool should include Production Mapping Licensing Information.
  • BUG-000136757: TM Elevation Guide Box grid endpoints include extraneous dot marker symbols.
  • BUG-000136754: Elevation Guide Bar is not properly sourced in PDF export from TOPO_POD.
  • BUG-000136777: TM Elevation Guide Box grids are missing values for sheets along the equator.
  • BUG-000136682: Create Rapid Graphic GP and Suppress Spot Heights tool should  MGCP product version TRD 4_5_1.
  • Git1804: Defense Mapping GP tools should include MGCP product version TRD 4_5_1.
  • Git1803: Defense Mapping should include MGCP TRD 4_5_1 Product Files.
  • Git1805: TM VST SQL statement invalid for Aqueduct Surface.
  • Git1812: Update VST descriptions for TDS 7_1.

ArcGIS Maritime


  • Git971: Fix LNDARE display in ENC Editing layer.
  • Git1016: Fix date validation for S-58 check 26b.
  • Git1024: Improve S-57 Exporter performance.
  • Git1036: Update New Product Wizard to display failure code when error encountered.
  • Git1050: Add support for share operator on point features in SCAMIN configuration.


  • GIT983: Maritime Chart Service’s service description not responding with layer information.
  • GIT1077: queryDataset operation’s userid parameter should not be case sensitive.

ArcGIS Production Mapping

Desktop and Server

  • Git1707: Create Bands From Raster GP tool errors with TIFF.
  • BUG-000136001: Cannot specify a Database Location on the Database Element dialog when the Database Connection is not the data owner.
  • Git1698: Create Elevation Guide Data is not maintaining Hydro Persistence attribute.
  • Git1183: Add years 2020-2024 to Feature Builder MagVar Year Picklist.
  • Git563: New Feature Builder scratch workspace parameter description is unclear.

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 localEsri software distributor.

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