gis-l: Accessing GIS Enterprise Services - Work-Around
Mon, 28 Mar 2005 12:23:52 -0500
One slight boot-strapping issue here, if the Desktop Administrator can't =
the license manager, then it won't open up so you can't change the =
manager by entering the IP. Seems like a bit of a design flaw...
But, we have a work-around. Use NotePad to edit your OS Hosts file =
the OS directory under windows\system32\drivers\etc). Put the following =
the hosts file.
Use a tab to separate the IP address from the name. Save the hosts file =
you should be back in business for the license manager, DataMiner, etc. =
will need administrative access to your machine to make this edit of the =
Sorry for the hassle.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clay, Linc =20
> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2005 12:08 PM
> To: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Accessing GIS Enterprise Services
> GIS Users,
> We are currently experiencing a DNS problem which is manifested to GIS
> users as the inability to get licenses and connect to ArcSDE. The =
> Group is working on this problem. If you experience problems getting =
> GIS resources, you can use the IP address for EPIC31/ESRILIC/ARCSDE =
> aliases for the same machine) which is 126.96.36.199. Using the IP =
> will by-pass the broken DNS server. Enter this IP address where you =
> normally enter the machine name or alias.
> For licenses, go to the Desktop Administrator and change the license
> manager to 188.8.131.52.
> If DataMiner does not work, you can manually connect to ArcSDE using =
> IP address, the instance port of 5151, the username of sdeuser and the
> password of sdeuser. For raster data, the instance port is 5150, with =
> other parameters are the same as above.
> We are sorry for this inconvenience and we will let you know when it =
> fixed or we have an ETA on it being fixed.
> Linc Clay
> 2600 Blair Stone Rd, MS 6520
> Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400
> Voice: 850-245-8295, SC 205-8295
> Fax: 850-245-8263, SC 205-8263
> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org