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Configure a secure environment for ArcGIS Server

ArcGIS Server can be used in environments with a range of security levels. This help provides steps for system and network administrators to get ArcGIS Server running in their secured environments and to harden the environment around ArcGIS Server. This book covers the following:

  • Best practices. This topic explains how to restrict file permissions and provides options for disabling the primary site administrator account.
  • Firewall settings. This topic explains methods for using a firewall or series of firewalls to restrict communication to ArcGIS Server.
  • Port settings. This topic explains exactly which ports need to be opened and between which machines the ports need to be opened.
  • File-based data and database permissions that are minimally needed for ArcGIS Server to access data.