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ArcGIS (Desktop, Engine, Server) 10.8.1 Temp Grid Pathname Patch

Summary

This patch resolves an issue that can cause temporary files to be generated in incorrect file system locations when using certain raster analysis tools.

Description

Esri® announces the ArcGIS (Desktop, Engine, Server) 10.8.1 Temp Grid Pathname Patch. This patch resolves an issue that can cause temporary files to be created in the user's current working directory or other incorrect locations, such as system directories, when running certain raster analysis tools.

Note: Esri recommends all ArcGIS 10.8.1 customers install this patch. This patch deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this patch.


Issues Addressed with this patch


  • BUG-000138509 - Temp grids are generated in the current working directory unexpectedly

Installing this patch on Windows


Installation Steps:


The ArcGIS product listed in the table must be installed on your system before you can install a patch. Each patch setup is specific to the ArcGIS product in the list. To determine which products are installed on your system, please see the How to identify which ArcGIS products are installed section. Esri recommends that you install the patch for each product that is on your system.

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

  2. ArcGIS 10.8.1  
       
    ArcGIS Desktop
    Background Geoprocessing (64-bit)
    ArcGIS-1081-BGDT-TGP-Patch.msp
         Checksum
         (SHA256)
    88C70AD5BD466FE9797B6673C9E3F52C41B3528937770294F458F9B6E87E95A9
       
    ArcGIS Engine
    Background Geoprocessing (64-bit)
    ArcGIS-1081-BGE-TGP-Patch.msp
         Checksum
         (SHA256)
    8FEEA53CCEFF5A0BC84AEDC4A88332941CBFC0523EE4CBBBD82CF7B88F5ED103
       
    ArcGIS Desktop ArcGIS-1081-DT-TGP-Patch.msp
         Checksum
         (SHA256)
    EA3135E156268ED7FE7F3130EC305CEB8C5A8CD1CE1B7D553FEDB478A7241284
       
    ArcGIS Engine ArcGIS-1081-E-TGP-Patch.msp
         Checksum
         (SHA256)
    A930E22ABEF67F98FF545AFA9147C4DC3898601CCA1E9270431BC7DC55B3453D
       
    ArcGIS Server ArcGIS-1081-S-TGP-Patch.msp
         Checksum
         (SHA256)
    0B3E9AE1042EAF7494C7B52E917D2CE487DCD48897412D54F05E4F6B59ECF5A6
       

  3. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location.

  4. Double-click ArcGIS-1081-<Product>-TGP-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-1081-<Product>-TGP-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.

The ArcGIS product listed in the table must be installed on your system before you can install a patch. Each patch setup is specific to the ArcGIS product in the list. To determine which products are installed on your system, please see the How to identify which ArcGIS products are installed section. Esri recommends that you install the patch for each product that is on your system.

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


    ArcGIS 10.8.1  
       
    ArcGIS Server ArcGIS-1081-S-TGP-Patch-linux.tar
         Checksum
         (SHA256)
    0CBFF6181B3E4C118B145535490781E7A6193D9C71E2BA0BD2DBB832CBF7A1F1
       

  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-1081-S-TGP-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.


Upgrade a geodatabase

When a hotfix or patch for ArcGIS has been applied, it may also be necessary to upgrade your geodatabase. See the Upgrade the Geodatabase section on the Geodatabase management page for your individual DBMS platform for more information.


Uninstalling this patch on Windows


    To uninstall this patch on Windows, open the Windows Control Panel and navigate to installed programs. Make sure that "View installed updates" (upper left side of the Programs and Features dialog) is active. Select the patch name from the programs list and click Uninstall to remove the patch.

Uninstalling this patch on Linux


    To remove this patch on versions 10.7 and higher, navigate to the <Product Installation Directory>/.Setup/qfe directory and run the following script as the ArcGIS Install owner:


    ./removepatch.sh

    The removepatch.sh script allows you to uninstall previously installed patches or hot fixes. Use the -s status flag to get the list of installed patches or hot fixes ordered by date. Use the -q flag to remove patches or hot fixes in reverse chronological order by date they were installed. Type removepatch -h for usage help.

    Restart your ArcGIS services

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 all 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.