Important changes in the ArcGIS Platform – what you need to know

ArcGIS Online uses TLS to communicate with the rest of the ArcGIS Platform. Today, it can use a few different versions (1.0, 1.1 and 1.2). But from April 16th 2019, for security reasons, ArcGIS Online will be updated so that it only supports TLS version 1.2.

Read this blog to find out what you need to do to ensure that any client application that communicates with ArcGIS Online will continue to work.

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Geoprocessing Service instances can crash after updates to Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7

Microsoft have recently released updates for Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 to address the Meltdown and Spectre Processor Vulnerabilities. However after installing these updates, customers may find errors related to Geoprocessing Service instances crashing.

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Collector for iOS (10.3.4)

An issue has been identified in the latest version of Collector for iOS (10.3.4) that is available on Apple’s App Store. If you are currently using version 10.3.3 please do not upgrade to version 10.3.4. In the meantime, please ensure that automatic download of the app updates are turned off on your device. We are working on this issue and will have more information soon.

UPDATE: Monday 19th October 2015.

Collector for ArcGIS 10.3.5 update for iOS is back in iTunes App store:


Blank ConnectingLinks in your ITN Network Dataset?

If you are using Productivity Suite 2.1 for ArcGIS for Desktop 10.0 to process your Ordnance Survey (OS) Integrated Transport Network (ITN) data, you may encounter a situation where the ConnectingLinks feature class is blank.
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ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 Quality Improvement Patch has been released

At the end of 2013, Esri moved ArcGIS 10.1 into 'Extended Support', which means that it will not be certified against new Operating Systems and environments. As part of this transition, Esri have released a Quality Improvement Patch to address performance and stability issues with this version of the software.
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Fix Released for Network Storage Corruption Issue

Earlier this year, an issue was discovered with a Microsoft update that caused File Geodatabases stored on a network location to become corrupt. We are pleased to annouce that Microsoft has released a fix for this issue, details of which can be found in this article.
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ArcSDE application server connections at v10.1

Anyone using ArcSDE application server connections (also known as three-tier connections) in ArcGIS 10.1 should be aware of a problem that can result in connections being inadvertently made to the wrong database, if more than one connection is being used.
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