"ArcGIS is a family of software products that form a complete
Geographic Information System. ArcGIS is a complete, single, integrated
system for geographic data creation, management, integration, and analysis."
ArcWorkstation consists of ArcInfo. ArcDesktop is made up of several modules,
depending on how the install was performed on the machine: ArcCatalog, ArcMap,
ArcToolbox, ArcScene, ArcReader, and ArcObjects Developer Help. The three
primary modules that are used are ArcCatalog, ArcMap, and ArcToolbox.
Disk Space Required:
Local Install ONLY:
5 gigabytes includes ArcWorkstation, ArcDesktop, ArcGIS Tutorial
sample files, Developers Tools, and Python.
(You must have Administrator Rights to install this program.)
Read the network installation document for complete
Begin by confirming that you have enough disk space.
NOTE: To upgrade to ArcGIS 9.3.1 from ArcGIS 9.x use
the instructions here:
Q:\Resources.GIS\ArcGIS9.3\ArcGIS9.3 Network Installation.doc
Off-Network Installation for laptop users:
Read the local installation document for complete
Q:\Resources.GIS\ArcGIS9.3\ArcGIS9.3 Local Installation.doc
Special Instructions / Quirks:
Off-Network license renewals for hardware key (dongle)
You will be notified by either the CoF Helpdesk or Amy Donnelly
(COSINe) when the annual license is renewed. If you have been using a hardware
key (dongle), they are no longer required as of April 2009.
To convert to the keyless licensing, you
will need to do the following:
- Install an update to the license manager (available
on the ESRI updates site at http://support.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=downloads.patchesServicePacks.viewPatch&PID=43&MetaID=1394
and also from the download server)
- Send Amy Donnelly the computer information to generate
a new license file, and include the FlexIm/MAC physical address of the
of a hardware key
- Apply the new license file using the updated license manager