ArcIMS 4.0.1 Spatial Server - Image Server Update


ESRI is pleased to announce this Spatial Server patch for ArcIMS 4.0.1. This patch addresses several performance issues. We highly recommend that customers download and install this patch at their earliest convenience.


ESRI is pleased to announce QFE-IMS-401-CQ00222116. We recommend that customers download and install this patch at their earliest convenience.

Issues Addressed with this Patch

    CQ00176068: performance - Speed up starting of services with image catalogs.

    CQ00190366: performance - reduce time needed to restart image servers.

    CQ00203000: GET_RASTER_INFO returns incorrect values for ArcSDE raster data.

    CQ00219660: SDE Raster catalogs served from ArcIMS have 1/2 or more horizontal pixel shift when overlaid with original image

    CQ00192765: GET_RASTER_INFO does not return pixel values for SDE Raster catalogs

Files Installed in this Patch
  • aimssderio.dll

Installing the Patch
ArcIMS 4.0.1 Spatial Server- Raster Update must be installed before you can install this Patch.

On Windows -

For ArcIMS 4.0.1:
  1. From your Services control panel, stop the ArcIMS Tasker, ArcIMS Monitor, ArcIMS Application Server, and your Web Server (in that order).
  2. Download   (ZIP format, 67kb).
  3. Use WinZip to extract aimssderio.dll from
  4. Open your Windows Explorer.
  5. Navigate to <ArcIMS 4.0.1 install directory >\ArcIMS\Server\bin. Make a copy of the file aimssderio.dll as aimssderio_401.dll
  6. Replace <ArcIMS 4.0.1 install directory >\ArcIMS\Server\bin\aimssderio.dll with the patched one in this distribution.
  7. Restart the ArcIMS Application Server, ArcIMS Monitor and ArcIMS Tasker (in that order).

Identifying QFE files on your machine

To check for the presence of Quick Fixes, examine the unique identification information by a (right click, properties, version tab) action under Explorer. With only a few exceptions, all files modified as part of a QFE distribution can be uniquely identified in this manner. Under Windows 2000, select 'Product Version' under the 'Item name' column to see the unique identifier. The unique identifier for this QFE is QFE-IMS-401-CQ00222116.

Patch Updates
Check the Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this patch will be posted here.

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch: QFE-IMS-401- CQ00217736

Getting Help
Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 909.793.3774, if you have any difficulty installing this patch. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.