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Installing and managing data packs

Available with Business Analyst license.

Business Analyst Enterprise content is organized into bundles called data packs. The United States data pack includes Esri demographic variables at multiple geographic levels, including; consumer spending, tapestry segmentation, market potential and business summaries. Point data is included for business locations and major shopping centers.

Installing the data packs is the final configuration stage before Business Analyst Enterprise is ready for operation.

Note:

Business Analyst Enterprise customers have the option to license add-on data packs to add coverage by global regions. Contact your Esri account manager or Customer Service if you have any questions about this option.

Downloading the USA data pack

  1. On the My Esri site, click My Organizations then click Downloads.
  2. Verify that you are in the Products section. In the Quick Search text box, enter Business Analyst or Business.
  3. Look for ArcGIS Business Analyst Enterprise with 2018 U.S. Data and ensure the version is 10.7. Click View Downloads.
  4. Click the Download Components tab then click Data and Content to expand the list of files.
  5. Locate Business Analyst Enterprise 2018 Street Data (U.S.A) and click Download.

    The Esri Download Manager dialog is launched.

  6. Click Click to download your file now.
  7. The Destination Folder for Files dialog will appear. Keep the default location or click Browse to choose a different location.

Installing data packs

The data management utility installs the data pack, creates performance indices, publishes demographics feature services and map services and restarts the GeoEnrichment server.

Data packs come in zip archive format. Copy the zip file to the machine where GeoEnrichment Server is installed. Do not unzip the file.

  1. The Data Management Utility will automatically launch after the environment configuration. It can also be found as a start menu shortcut. Click Next.
  2. Enter the credentials for a built-in portal administrator such as the initial administrator account. Click Next.
  3. Select the Add data packs to the GeoEnrichment Server option and click Next.
  4. Perform the following substeps to install the contents of the zip file:
    Select data archive
    1. Click Add (top right corner).
    2. Browse to the location of the data pack zip file and double click the file.

      The data pack description and path are displayed in the wizard.

    3. Click Next.
  5. Select the countries you want to install. For the USA data pack, United States is selected by default. Click Next.
    List of installed data packs.
    Note:

    The World Global data pack is installed by default and assists in determining the country of location for analysis.

  6. Review the changes and click Install.

    A details page will provide a summary of the progress. A link to a log file is provided if there are any unexpected warnings or errors.

    Installation progress

  7. Click Finish to close the data management utility.
  8. Note:
    Installation time estimates are based on installation of data packs to a solid-state drive. The amount of time will vary depending on hardware, for example, if installing a data pack to a hard disk drive, it will take much longer (12 hours or more for the USA data pack). Do not stop the installation if it takes longer than the estimated time.

Data pack management

Viewing data packs

The data management utility provides an option to view all the countries installed to Business Analyst Enterprise.

  1. In the Start menu, search for GeoEnrichment and click on GeoEnrichment Data Management Utility.
  2. The GeoEnrichment Server data management utility workflow opens with a welcome page. Click Next.
  3. Provide the credentials for the Portal for ArcGIS administrator user. Click Next.
  4. Select the View data packs installed on the GeoEnrichment Server option and click Next.

    A list of installed data packs on the GeoEnrichment Server is displayed.

  5. Click Finish to close the GeoEnrichment Data Management workflow or click Back to return to the page to choose an action.

Removing data packs

The data management utility provides an option to remove data packs installed to Business Analyst Enterprise.

To remove data packs from Business Analyst Enterprise you will perform the following steps.

  1. In the Start menu, search for GeoEnrichment and click on GeoEnrichment Data Management Utility.
  2. The GeoEnrichment Server data management utility workflow opens with a welcome page. Click Next.
  3. Provide the credentials for the Portal for ArcGIS administrator user. Click Next.
  4. Select Remove data packs from the GeoEnrichment Server option and click Next.

    A list of installed data packs is displayed

  5. Select the data packs you wish to remove or check the Country check box to remove all data packs. Click Next.
  6. Review the changes before removing remove the data packs from GeoEnrichment Server. Click Remove.

    A status bar is displayed, showing additional details.

  7. GeoEnrichment Server has completed removing data. Click Finish to close the workflow.

Next step

Verifying the applications and services