Problem: A GRID won't display as an Image Service


A GRID won't display as an Image Service.


GRIDS have two directories: one for the GRID data and one for the INFO directory. The references to these directories in the service's map configuration file must point to the correct locations.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Open your map configuration file (*.axl) in a text editor.
  2. Edit the IMAGEWORKSPACE element so that it points to the directory above the INFO and GRID directory; edit the DATASET name to point to the GRID data directory.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <ARCXML version="1.1">
    <ENVELOPE minx="-2006008" miny="-1240677" maxx="-1993628" maxy="-1256187"
    name="Initial_Extent" />
    <MAPUNITS units="METERS" />
    <IMAGEWORKSPACE directory="c:\directory_above_info" name="jai_ws-15" />
    <LAYER type="image" name="grid_data_directory" visible="true" id="0">
    <DATASET name="grid_data_directory" type="image" workspace="jai_ws-15" />

  3. Save and close the file.
  4. In Administrator, refresh the Image Service.