Updating a Layer in Operations Dashboard

07-15-2019 08:05 AM
New Contributor III

I have an Operations Dashboard set up, but for various reasons I have to keep updating a layer. So I've been editing a feature class in an mxd, then publishing the service (as opposed to "Overwrite an existing service") and then I have to re-add the Feature Layer and then update the elements that I built.  So- is there a simpler way to update an existing Feature Class??  

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Esri Contributor


Is this layer a feature layer or map image layer? Are you using Portal or ArcGIS Online?

If you find yourself constantly having to edit a layer, I suggest publishing it as a feature layer. Then add the feature layer to a new web map. As long as you published the feature layer with editing capabilities, you will be able to edit the feature layer through this web map.

Feature layers—ArcGIS Online Help | ArcGIS 


New Contributor III

it was a feature layer, and that's great to know about the editing capabilities- i forgot about that option.  Thanks! 

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