How To: Configure ArcIMS Metadata Explorer with WebLogic 8.1 for ArcIMS 9.0 on Windows


The following Steps are required to deploy the Web application ArcIMS Metadata Explorer with WebLogic 8.1 for ArcIMS 9.0 on Windows.
Install and configure WebLogic 8.1 with ArcIMS 9.0 on Windows before proceeding. See the Related Information section for more details.


  1. Launch the WebLogic Console by navigating to http://<localhost>/console and log in.
  2. In the left frame, expand Deployment, then Web Deployments Applications.
  3. In the right frame, click 'Deploy a new Web Application Module'.
  4. Browse to the folder <drive>:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcIMS\Metadata\metadataexplorer and click 'Target Module'.
  5. Accept the default settings and click 'Deploy'. Wait until the Web application is deployed - a report page will display.
  6. Copy the file aimsmeta.properties from <drive>:\Program Files\ArcGIS\ArcIMS\Metadata\metadataexplorer\WEB-INF\classes.
  7. Paste the file into <drive>:\bea\user_projects\domains\esridomain.
  8. In a text editor, open the file aimsmeta.properties and verify the properties are correct.
  9. Further information on the use of Metadata Explorer can be found in the ArcIMS 9.0 Documentation.

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Last Published: 5/5/2016

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