Import / Export to xml - Folder Connections

Idea created by jleon on May 9, 2014
    • jleon
    • mhoole
    • Norton
    • ruppert
    • prinz_martin
    • BruceLang
    • rgrichards
    • roemhildtg
    • dhaines

    Can you create an import/export to xml routine for folder connections?  When a new installation of ArcGIS Desktop is implemented, the user has to recreate the folder connections.  If your agency has a number of folder connections it's a chore as well as IT updating servers and then a new UNC path is updated.

    This way an administrator can create and maintain custom folder connection xml files for multiple departments/divisions. 

    Bottom line... send the user the xml file and then they import the xml file into ArcCatalog.

    Here's my example...