ArcGIS 9.3.1 (Desktop, Engine, Server) Geodatabase Replica Synchronization Patch

Date Submitted: June 29, 2009
Last Modified: June 29, 2009

Summary:

This patch addresses several issues that may be encountered when synchronizing a replica.

Description:

Introduction

ESRI® announces the ArcGIS 9.3.1 (Desktop, Engine, Server) Geodatabase Replica Synchronization Patch. This patch addresses several issues that may be encountered when synchronizing a replica. We recommend that all who use geodatabase replication, download and install this Patch at their earliest convenience to ensure the highest quality experience when working with ArcGIS 9.3.1. It deals specifically with the issues listed below under Issues Addressed with this Patch.

Issues Addressed with this Patch





Files Installed in this Patch



ArcGIS\bin\



Installing the Patch on Windows


Since this Patch replaces 9.3.1 files, you must have ArcGIS 9.3.1 installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Make sure you have write access to your ArcGIS installation location, and that no one is using ArcGIS.


  2. Download ArcGIS-931-GeoRepSync-Patch.EXE to a location other than your ArcGIS installation location.


  3. Double-click ArcGIS-931-GeoRepSync-Patch.EXE to start the install process. The Setup automatically detects the ArcGIS products you have installed (Desktop, Engine or Server) on your machine and executes the appropriate patch or patches accordingly.


  4. When Setup starts, follow the instructions on your screen.


Installation Notes:


Installing this Patch on Sun Solaris, SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel)


Since this Patch replaces 9.3.1 files, you must have ArcGIS 9.3.1 installed before you can install this Patch.

  1. Download the appropriate file to a location other than the installation location:

    ArcGIS Server for the Java Platform
    SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel) gis931-server-georepsync-patch-linux.tar
    Sun Solaris gis931-server-georepsync-patch-slrs.tar
     
    ArcGIS Engine Runtime
    SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel) gis931-engine-georepsync-patch-linux.tar
    Sun Solaris gis931-engine-georepsync-patch-slrs.tar
     
  2. Stop your server.
    % arcgis/scripts/stopserver
  3. Extract the specified tar file by typing:
    % tar -xvf gis<version>-<product>-georepsync-patch-<platform>.tar
  4. Start the installation by typing:
    % ./applypatch
    This will start the dialog for the menu-driven installation procedure. Default selections are noted in parentheses ( ). To quit the installation procedure, type 'q' at any time.


  5. ArcGIS Server, type:

      % /arcgis/scripts/startserver

Patch Updates

Check Online Support Center periodically for the availability of additional patches. New information about this Patch will be posted here.

How to identify which Patch is installed


Windows

To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, download the PatchFinder931.exe utility and run it from your local machine.

Sun Solaris, SUSE Linux and Red Hat Linux (Intel)

To find out what ArcGIS products are currently installed on your machine, download and extract the PatchFinder utility from PatchFinder.tar and run it from your local machine.

Getting Help

Domestic sites, please contact ESRI Technical Support at 1-888-377-4575, if you have any difficulty installing this Service Pack. International sites, please contact your local ESRI software distributor.