Add GDB to Portal Without Creating a Service in Hosted Server

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04-22-2021 08:19 AM
StevenCross
New Contributor III

I am trying to create a Collector App within Portal 10.8.1. I can't have a hosted feature layer or map service that uses my hosted server as my ArcGIS Server is internal and the VIP does not have outside internet access on it.

When I tried uploading my FGDB to Portal and having it be a Hosted Feature Layer it automatically created a service within ArcGIS Server.

Is there a way to add a zipped FGDB into Portal with edit features without a service being created within my hosted server?

 

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ToddMetzler
Occasional Contributor II

Yes.  Compress FGDB.  Zip up with external zip utility.  I use 7Zip.  Go to your Portal content.  Uncheck "Publish this..."

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ToddMetzler
Occasional Contributor II

Oh.  No.  you can't edit the zipped FGDB following the procedure I outlined.  In mobile apps, the data writer must do so to a "pass through" EGDB with correct permission settings or a hosted feature layer (aka EGDB hosting in ArcGIS Data store.

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StevenCross
New Contributor III

Hey Todd,

Yes that is my dilemma. One I publish the GDB in Portal it creates a service within ArcGIS Server and that is not what I want.

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ReeseFacendini
Esri Contributor

All published layers (hosted or map services) live within the Hosting Server.  The layer being "Hosted" only means that it's self contained with the Enterprise system as a whole.  Portal is the front-end component of Enterprise and has no data storing capabilities by itself, like you are asking about.

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MichaelGinzburg
Occasional Contributor II

What you need is local editing without a service.

I don't know if it's possible with Collector.

There is mobile map package:

https://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/latest/tool-reference/data-management/create-mobile-map-package.ht...

I'm not sure it will work with Collector.

You can publish your content to ArcGIS Online and use the Collector with it.

 

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