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Esri Geoportal Server 1.2.5

Learn about what's new in the Esri Geoportal Server 1.2.5.

How to Set Up Esri Geoportal Server 1.2.2 on Windows is a new whitepaper that updates the article How to Set Up an Esri Geoportal Server from the Summer 2011 issue of ArcUser. It gives step-by-step instructions for installing Esri Geoportal Server on an internal Windows test machine.

Free Geoportal Add-ons

These Esri Geoportal Server add-ons add new levels of interoperability between geoportals and ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Explorer. There are clients for data publishing and data search and discovery.

CSW Clients for ArcGIS

The CSW Clients for ArcGIS let you discover and use GIS resources available through a geoportal directly from ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Explorer. Use the clients to

  • Search metadata catalogues directly from ArcMap or ArcGIS Explorer.
  • View the title and abstract of search results and download the metadata XML.
  • Add live map services to ArcMap or ArcGIS Explorer.

ArcGIS for Desktop 10 is required to install the ArcMap component of the CS-W clients for ArcGIS.

The CSW Client for ArcGIS Explorer requires ArcGIS Explorer Build 1200 or higher.

Download the CSW Clients for ArcGIS.

CSW Clients installation and configuration instructions.

Publish Client

The Publish Client is a tool for ArcCatalog that lets you easily publish metadata from your local desktop to the geoportal.

The metadata can come from

  • Shapefiles
  • Single-user Geodatabases
  • Multiuser Geodatabases
  • Any local data format that supports metadata in ArcCatalog.

ArcGIS for Desktop 10 is required to install the Publish Client.

Download the Publish Client.

Publish Client installation and configuration instructions.

Common Questions

Visit Common Questions for more information about the Geoportal Server clients.

free CS-W Geoportal add-on

The free CS-W clients for ArcGIS enable discovering and using geospatial resources available in a geoportal directly from ArcGIS for Desktop and ArcGIS Explorer.