Deploy Data Appliance on ArcGIS for Server

Data resources required for deploying your services are found on the following:

  • One or more data collections consisting of a set of data hard drives. A data collection consists of a set of cached map services and source documents. This data collection is used for publishing map and other services.
  • A DVD containing the World Places Locator dataset. The DVD also includes help for publishing the locator as an ArcGIS 10.3 or later service.

Data Appliance 6.2 for ArcGIS data collections consist of map resources you can publish on ArcGIS 10.1, 10.2.x, or 10.3 for Server. These include caches of prerendered map tiles, as well as the map documents that reference them. You need these resources to create fast-performing services in ArcGIS 10.1, 10.2.x, or 10.3 for Server.

Deployment resources

The following resources are available to assist you in deploying Data Appliance 6.2 for ArcGIS on your system:

  • Before starting your deployment, see Prerequisites for ArcGIS for details on prerequisites for using the data collections.
  • See Requirements for a list of supported environments.
  • A set of quick-start guides customized for your publishing scenario are included in the box whether you're a new user or performing a data update. If you're a new user, see Data Appliance 6.2 for ArcGIS for Windows Quick Start Guide in the box; it includes instructions for setting up Data Appliance. If you're performing a data collection update, see Data Appliance 6.2 for ArcGIS Data Update for Windows Quick Start Guide.

Additional help

If you need more detailed information than what is provided in the quick-start guides, the following help topics are available to you.