ArcGIS Solutions for Enterprise 10.9 - 10.9.1

ArcGIS Solutions align with your business needs, transform your use of ArcGIS, and help maximize your investment in location-based data and technology. They leverage the power of ArcGIS and your authoritative data to help you improve operations, gain new insight, and enhance services.

ArcGIS Solutions provide industry-specific configurations for ArcGIS that are designed to meet key business requirements and support common workflows in your organization. Each solution includes one or more applications, surveys, maps, feature layers, and ArcGIS Pro projects that can be configured to meet your needs.

Requirements

The ArcGIS Solutions app is used to deploy a solution in your ArcGIS Enterprise portal. Before deploying an ArcGIS Solution, ensure you meet the minimum system requirements.

Base deployments

The ArcGIS Solutions app is supported on the following base ArcGIS Enterprise deployments:

  • Linux
  • Windows
Note:

The ArcGIS Solutions app must be installed on every machine running the Portal for ArcGIS component.

Note:

ArcGIS Solutions may require you to enable utility services and Living Atlas content. Review individual solution requirements to understand if these requirements exist in the solutions you are interested in.

Browsers

The ArcGIS Solutions app is supported on the latest versions of the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
Note:

Internet Explorer 11 and Edge Legacy are not supported.

User types

To deploy an ArcGIS Solution, you must have a Creator or GIS Professional user type.

Languages

The ArcGIS Solutions app uses the language setting in your ArcGIS user profile to determine what language is used in the ArcGIS Solutions app.

Note:

Content deployed by the ArcGIS Solutions app may not be localized.

Install the ArcGIS Solutions app

Before ArcGIS Enterprise users can deploy an ArcGIS Solution, install the ArcGIS Solutions app on your Windows or Linux machine.

Note:

Using the steps below, you can upgrade the ArcGIS Solutions app without uninstalling the previous version.

Download the app setup

To download the ArcGIS Solutions app setup, complete the following steps:

  1. In a browser, sign in to My Esri with your Esri account that is tied to your customer number.
  2. Click the My Organizations tab and click Downloads.
    Note:

    If you are a member of multiple organizations, ensure the name and customer number of the organization you want to work with are displayed in the upper right corner. If they are not, click the Organization List and choose a different organization before clicking Downloads.

    All the products that are available to you (based on your customer number) are displayed.

  3. Browse to the ArcGIS Enterprise version and operating system that you want to deploy ArcGIS Solutions to, and click the View Downloads button—for example, ArcGIS Enterprise (Windows) or ArcGIS Enterprise (Linux).
  4. Expand the Apps section.
  5. Click the Download button for the ArcGIS Solutions setup, and save it to your machine.

Install on a Windows machine

To install the ArcGIS Solutions app on a Windows machine, complete the following steps:

  1. Sign in to your machine as a user with administrative privileges.
  2. Browse to the location of the downloaded installation file, extract the archive file, and double-click the setup.exe file.
  3. Follow the directions in the installation wizard.
  4. Repeat the previous step, installing ArcGIS Solutions on all machines running the Portal for ArcGIS component.

Install on a Linux machine

To install the ArcGIS Solutions app on a Linux machine, complete the following steps:

  1. Sign in to your machine as a user with administrative privileges.
  2. Browse to the location of the downloaded installation file and extract the archive file.
  3. Run the setup command.
  4. Repeat the steps, installing ArcGIS Solutions on all machines that are running the Portal for ArcGIS component.
Note:

For high-availability configurations of ArcGIS Enterprise, install the ArcGIS Solutions app on both the primary and secondary portal machines.

Deploy an ArcGIS Solution

The ArcGIS Solutions app is accessible in the app launcher when you sign in to your ArcGIS Enterprise portal.

To deploy an ArcGIS Solution, complete the following steps:

  1. Sign in to your ArcGIS Enterprise portal.
  2. Click the Apps button Apps in the header of the site and click Solutions.
    Tip:

    If the ArcGIS Solutions app does not appear in the app switcher, clear your browser's cache and try opening it again.

  3. Browse the gallery of ArcGIS Solutions by industry or search for a keyword.
  4. Hover over a solution and click View Details to learn more about it. When you decide to deploy a solution, click Get Now or Deploy Now.

    Tip:
    You can deploy one or more solutions at the same time. Each solution is accessible on the My Solutions tab when it finishes deploying.

  5. If prompted, search for a spatial reference by name or well-known ID (WKID). Click the spatial reference and click Deploy.
    Note:
    Choosing the appropriate spatial reference is an important step when you plan to collect high-accuracy data or precise measurements are needed. If you specify a spatial reference in the ArcGIS Solutions app, it will be applied to every feature layer included in the solution.
  6. Once deployment is complete, hover over the solution and click Open.

The ArcGIS Solutions app creates all the ArcGIS items included with the solution and adds them to a new folder in your content. The app also creates a solution item that summarizes the content included and shows the relationship between items. The solution item will have an ArcGIS Solution badge signifying that it is an Esri supported solution.

Uninstall the ArcGIS Solutions app

To uninstall the ArcGIS Solutions app from ArcGIS Enterprise, complete the following steps:

  1. On your machine, browse and open the Control Panel and click Uninstall a Program.
  2. In the programs list, right-click ArcGIS Solutions and click Uninstall.
  3. Close the Programs and Features window.