ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release Notes

Version 9

    What is the ArcFM Sync Service?

    The ArcFM Sync Service supports scalable management of offline GIS content in ArcFM Mobile.

     

    What is the ArcFM Redlining Service?

    TheArcFM Redlining Service  supports the flexible configuration of Redlining Tools in the ArcFM Mobile Windows application.

     

    What are ArcFM Mobile Tools?

    • The ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS for ArcGIS allow a desktop GIS user to see and respond to redlines created in the ArcFM Mobile for Windows application.
    • The ArcFM Mobile Tools for ArcGIS allow a desktop GIS user to create and assign tasks in ArcFM Mobile for iPad based on a feature selection, create history reports for a selected feature, and join map features to task results for symbolization and labeling.
    • The ArcFM Mobile Tools for Excel allow an analyst to import ArcFM Mobile for iPad task results to Excel for creation of custom reports.

     

    What are ArcFM Task Services?

    ArcFM Mobile Task Services support access control, processing, and management of ArcFM Mobile for iPad tasks and workflows. There is no required installer for Task Services.

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - May 7, 2018

    What's New

    ArcFM Redlining Service (Windows implementations only)

    • Support for running service against a proxy server

    ArcFM Sync Service (Windows and iPad implementations)

    • Support for running service against a proxy server

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - April 5, 2018

    What's New

    ArcFM Redlining Service (Windows implementations only)

    • Support for OpenID Connect Authentication

    ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS (Windows implementations only)

    • Support for OpenID Connect Authentication

    ArcFM Mobile Tools for ArcGIS (iPad implementations only)

    • Support for OpenID Connect Authentication

    ArcFM Mobile Tools for Excel (iPad implementations only)

    • Support for OpenID Connect Authentication

     

    Important Notes: 

    • If you have not yet updated to ArcFM Sync Service version 1.3.1 (Feb 15), do not update other applications and services listed here.
    • This is a required update for all of the above tools.  If your organization does not update to this version by June 1, your users may lose the ability to log into the applications until the update is completed.
    • Due to the changes in authentication methods, you will have to sign back into the ArcMap and Excel tools after the update.
    • After installing the ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS, the ArcFM Mobile Tools for ArcGIS, or the ArcFM Mobile Tools for Excel for the first time and attempting to log in, you will see that the ArcFM SSO User Agent is automatically downloaded.  This User Agent syncs your logged-in state and credentials across all three apps on your machine.
    • Microsoft Office 2010 is no longer supported for use with ArcFM Mobile Tools for Excel.  For the ArcFM Mobile Tools for Excel to function correctly, you will need Microsoft Office 2013 or later.

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - February 15, 2018

    What's New

    ArcFM Mobile Sync Service

    • Support for OpenID Connect Authentication

     

    Important Note: This is a required update for all ArcFM Mobile customers who are using ArcFM Mobile Sync Services.  Beginning with this version, the ArcFM Mobile Sync Service requires Microsoft .NET 4.7.

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - December 11, 2017

    What's New

    ArcFM Redlining Service

    • Support for adding attributes to redline features

    ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS

    • Bug fixes

    ArcFM Mobile Tools for ArcGIS (iPad implementations only)

    • Bug fixes

     

    Important Note:  If your organization uses BOTH the ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS and the ArcFM Mobile Tools for ArcGIS on the same machine, you must upgrade both of these applications at the same time or the user will encounter errors when attempting to log into these tools.

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - September 12, 2017

    What's New

    ArcFM Redlining Service

    • Support for designating feature services that are federated with Portal for ArcGIS as a Redline Palette

    ArcFM Sync Service

    • Improved support for feature services that are federated with Portal for ArcGIS.

    ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS

    • Bug fixes

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - June 21, 2017

    What's New

    ArcFM Sync Service

    • Support for creating and managing replicas from feature services which are federated via Portal for ArcGIS or ArcGIS Online.

     

    Important Notes:

    • Beginning at this version, all management of replicas, redlining, maps, users, etc. should be accomplished using the new ArcFM Solution Center.
    • If you are upgrading from a previous version and intend on using Tracing functionality, it is recommended that you recreate your organization's replicas so that you can take full advantage of the new functionality.
    • Configuration of Tasks for the ArcFM Mobile for iPad application must still be accomplished via the online ArcFM Mobile Portal.

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - May 12, 2017

    What's New

    ArcFM Mobile Tools

    • Fixed Microsoft logins no longer working

     

    ArcFM Mobile Services and Tools Release - December 16, 2016

    What's New

    ArcFM Mobile Task Services

    • Bug fixes.

    ArcFM Mobile Portal

    • The ArcFM Mobile Portal now allows the administrator to configure Redline Types and Palettes for use in the ArcFM Mobile Windows application.

    ArcFM Sync Service

    • Bug fixes.

    ArcFM Redline Service

    • Configurable so your organization can build custom redlining palettes, optionally including your asset symbology.
    • Full offline support so users can create redlines anytime/anywhere, synced to the enterprise automatically when a connection is available.
    • Workflow support bringing redlines to ArcFM Desktop for processing, and they can be viewed on any ArcGIS Platform app as well!

     

    Known Issues

    • Labeling based on ArcGIS Feature Service properties is not displayed properly in ArcMap.  This could impact viewing ArcFM Redlining dimension lines and any other redline features on which labels have been enabled with the ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS.  To view labels, Schneider recommends configuring your labels and saving in an MXD or ArcFM Stored Display.
    • Transparency settings based on ArcGIS Feature Service properties are not displayed properly in ArcMap.  This could impact viewing ArcFM Redlining highlights, polygons, and any other redline features on which transparency has been enabled with the ArcFM Redlining Tools for ArcGIS.  To view transparency correctly, Schneider recommends configuring your layers' transparency settings and saving in an MXD or ArcFM Stored Display.
    • If you attempt to log into ArcFM Mobile as a user that does not have sufficient permissions to use the application, you will need to restart the application before attempting to log in as a different user.