Getting Started: Keeping Data Organized

We develop data and ArcMap documents on our LAN before moving them over to our web server, which is separated for security reasons. In order to keep our data and projects standardized, please follow these guidelines for locating and organizing the files that you use to build a service:

folder  template

  • Begin by making a folder for your service in the ...\CurrentProjects\Online Map Services folder. Use the Folder Template to structure your service directory.
  • Use the folders outside the "For Kyanite" directory to assemble your ArcMap Project. Once everything is put together, mimic the structure in the "For Kyanite/ArcGIS" directory. This will become a backup of what is being used on the web server.

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