What is a geoprocessing package?

What is a geoprocessing package?

A geoprocessing package is a convenient way to share geoprocessing workflows by packaging one or more tools and the data used by the tools into a single compressed file (. All tool settings and environments, models, scripts, data, layers, and files needed to run the tool are included in the package.

How do I create a geoprocessing package?

To create a geoprocessing package, right-click a result in the Results window and choose Share As > Geoprocessing Package. Results are created when you run a tool using its dialog box or from the Python window. Results are not created when you run a model from within ModelBuilder.

How do I share a geoprocessing package?

Create a geoprocessing package

  1. On the Share tab, in the Package group, click Geoprocessing.
  2. Specify where to save your package, either to your online account or as a file on disk.
  3. Provide the name and, if saving the package to a file, the location for your new package on disk.
  4. Complete the Summary and Tags fields.

How do you use geoprocessing packages in Arcgis online?

To use a geoprocessing package, you must add it to your open project.

  1. Find the geoprocessing package in the Catalog pane.
  2. Right-click the package and select Add To Project.

How do I open a geoprocessing package?

Opening a geoprocessing package In the Catalog window, Search window, or Windows Explorer, double-click the geoprocessing package. You can also drag the package onto the Results window or the ArcMap canvas. In the Catalog window, right-click the package and click Unpack.

How do I publish a geoprocessing service?

To publish a service, right-click the result and click Share As > Geoprocessing Service, as illustrated below. This opens a series of dialog boxes (the Share as Service step-by-step wizard and the Service Editor) where you create the service definition and the initial task in the service.

Can I publish a geoprocessing service to ArcGIS online?

1 Answer. You can’t publish a geoprocessing service directly to ArcGIS Online. In other words, Esri’s servers won’t host your geoprocessing service for you and provide the processing power. You need to publish the service to ArcGIS Server, which gives you a REST URL to access the service.

What is geoprocessing service?

Geoprocessing services allow you to share your analysis in your ArcGIS Server. A geoprocessing service can contain one or more tools that use input data entered in a client application, process it, and return output in the form of features, maps, reports, or files.

How do I publish a Python script as a geoprocessing service?

You can write a Python script to execute a geoprocessing workflow and publish it as a geoprocessing service. The primary way to execute a script is to use ArcPy. Once the customized tool has been executed successfully, you can use the arcpy CreateGPSDDraft function to create an SDDraft file.

How do I create a script tool in Arcgis pro?

Script tools are created in a toolbox. To create a script tool, right-click a toolbox in the Catalog pane and select New > Script.

How do I create a geoprocessing in Arcgis pro?

You can create a model directly from a toolbox by right-clicking the toolbox and clicking New > Model. In the Catalog pane, right-click the Summarize Invasive Species model and click Open. The model opens as a geoprocessing tool.

What are the benefits of creating a script tool?

Creating a script tool allows you to turn your own Python scripts and functionality into your own geoprocessing tools—tools that look and act like system geoprocessing tools.