The ESRI Server setup is required to establish a connection to an ArcGIS server and support public ESRI servers and self-hosted (private) ArcGIS servers.

If using ArcGIS Online the ESRI servers require application registration and may incur charges. Details on how to register with ArcGIS can be found here.

To setup the ESRI settings,

  1. Navigate to Connect 365 -> ESRI Servers. The ESRI Servers form displays.
  2. Click New. The New ESRI Server form displays.
  3. Complete the fields.

Name

Description

Name

The descriptive name of the Server.
The name of the custom entity.

Is Private Server

Determines is the server configuration is private or public. True = Private ; False = Public

Self-hosted ArcGIS servers must be accessible from internet

Self-hosted ArcGIS servers can be open (no authentication) or closed (authentication required)

Users are never prompted for credentials

 

Name

Description

Client Id

The client_id is a public identifier for apps.
Input the client id generated by ESRI.

Once you register the application as per the instruction here. ESRI will generate Client ID and Client Secret for this application.

Note: It is NOT recommended to use the same Client Id across environments.

Client Secret

The client secret is a secret known only to the application and the authorization server

Input the client secret generated by ESRI.

Once you register the application as per the instruction here. ESRI will generate Client ID and Client Secret for this application.

Application Token

When using ESRI ArcGIS Online servers, the ArcGIS web services are secured using ArcGIS token-based authentication; as a result, every request to a resource must be accompanied by a valid token.

Token Expiry Date Time

Used to store the ESRI token expiry date and time.

The system checks this field for the expiry date/time and if it is expired or if it is expiring in next 10 minutes, the system will update the token before the map is loaded.

Geocode RestURL
Displays if Is Private Server selected

Used to search for an address using the search widget.

Reverse Geocode Rest URL
Displays if Is Private Server selected

Used to determine the return address for a point location on a map

Token URL
Displays if Is Private Server selected

Used to generate