Taking map with some non editable layers offline

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10-05-2021 08:43 PM
lxd
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New Contributor III

I have map on Portal (10.8.1) with four editable layers. I need to add few layers for reference as not editable. Once I do that, the map no longer is able to be taken offline.

The option on the map in FieldMaps "Add Offline Area" disappears.  I tried  adding not editable layers as MapServer or FeatureServer without editing. In both cases the option for "Add Offline Area" goes away.

Is it by design? Is there a way to have not editable layers in a map and be able to "Add Offline Area"?

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David_Brooks
MVP Regular Contributor

@lxd have you enabled sync on your non editable layers? This needs enabling to be able to take features offline, whether editable or not

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If your non-editable layers aren't hosted and in a registered datastore, then stick them in an SDE (Relational Geodatabase) and enable archiving.

  • ArcGIS Server feature services

    Databases (including enterprise geodatabases) are supported for connected map use. An enterprise geodatabase is required for working offline. File geodatabases are not supported. The versions of ArcGIS Server and geodatabases that are required vary depending on the functionality required. See the following table for details:

     

    Required functionality Supported versions of geodatabases Supported versions of ArcGIS Server 
     Connected and offline map useConnected map useOffline map use

    Editable data—Nonversioned, archived

    All¹

    All

    All

    Editable data—Versioned

    All¹

    All

    All

    Sync options

    All

    N/A

     

    • Bidirectional support for features and attachments—All
    • Downloading features without their attachments—10.5 or later
    • Downloading the schema only (without any features)—All

     

    Related tables

    All

    All

    All

    Geometric networks²

    All

    All

    All

    ¹Global IDs are required for offline use.

    ²These require versioned data for editing. When used in Field Maps, all feature services that participate in a geometric network are treated as simple feature services, and the restrictions of the geometric network are ignored.

 


David
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David_Brooks
MVP Regular Contributor

@lxd did this resolve your issue?


David
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lxd
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New Contributor III

Hi David,
No, I still don't know how to take the map offline with my not editable layers.  The layers are in SDE (enterprise geodatabases), the sync is enabled when publishing. The layers are non versioned and have archiving enabled. When I publish the same layers with editable database connection, maps has "offline" option, with viewer database connection, with sync enabled, the offline option disappears.

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