Author Archives: Irina R

About Irina R

ArcGIS Enterprise expert in Esri Australia.

ArcGIS Enterprise 10.8.1: Content Migration tools

Migrating content from one ArcGIS Enterprise deployment to another can be one of the biggest challenges for organisations and their GIS Administrators. There are many different circumstances where migrating content would be beneficial over manually re-creating, for example migrating content between development, test, and production environments, as well as between disconnected Enterprise environments.

Read on to understand the different approaches that can be followed when planning to migrate content.

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Urgent ArcGIS Software Security Alert: mitigation measures to address Apache Log4j vulnerablities

13 December 2021

Esri has released the following critical ArcGIS Software Security Alert information on the following Log4j library vulnerabilities:

  • CVE-2021-44228 – Log4j 2.x JNDILookup RCE fix 1
    –  Disclosed 12/9/21 – Critical
  • CVE-2021-45046 – Log4j 2.x JNDILookup fix 2
    –  Disclosed 12/14/21 – Critical
  • CVE- 2021-4104 – Log4j 1.2 JMSAppender
    –  Disclosed 12/14/21 – High
  • CVE-2021-45105 – Log4j 2.x Context Lookups DoS
    –  Disclosed on 12/18/21 – High
  • CVE-2021-44832 – Log4j 2.x JDBCAppender
  • –  Disclosed 12/28/21 – Medium

ArcGIS and Apache Log4j Vulnerabilities

Last updated 4/02/2022

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Multi-tier base deployment of ArcGIS Enterprise 10.8.1 using ArcGIS Enterprise Cloud Builder for Microsoft Azure.

ArcGIS Enterprise Cloud Builder for Microsoft Azure is an application you install on your local Microsoft Windows machine to deploy ArcGIS Enterprise and stand-alone ArcGIS Server sites on Microsoft Azure. Depending on what role you want the site to fill, Azure Cloud builder provides several deployment options.

This blog will discuss the workflow of deploying multi-machine ArcGIS Enterprise (non-HA) with each component of base Enterprise deployment – Portal for ArcGIS, ArcGIS GIS Server, Data Store and App Gateway – installed on its own dedicated servers. One thing to note, starting from Azure Cloud Builder 10.8 for Microsoft Azure,  the base ArcGIS Enterprise deployment is no longer accessed through a load balancer and reverse proxy. The 10.8 version of ArcGIS Enterprise Cloud Builder for Microsoft Azure creates ArcGIS Enterprise deployments that use a single Azure Application Gateway to access the portal and all federated servers – this is referred to as a version 2 (V2) deployment type.