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Error: Error found when administering MapService

Error Message

When trying to create an image map service from an AXL file that contains references to image layers, the following error occurs x number of times, where x = the number of instances associated with the ImageServer:

"Error found when administering MapService"

Cause

This error occurs when the system PATH environment variable exceeds 256 characters.

Solution or Workaround



Two possible work-arounds can be implemented for this error:

1. Install the Spatial Server component on a machine whose system PATH variable is shorter than 256 characters.

2. Remove paths from the existing PATH variable so that the resulting variable is less than 256 characters long.

Last Published: 5/5/2016

Article ID: 000002273

Software: ArcIMS 3.0