Geodata service usage

The following diagram and examples describe how geodata services are consumed:

URL format

The SOAP URL for a Web-enabled geodata service takes the following format:

http://<server name>/<instance name>/services/<folder name (if the service resides in a folder)>/<service name>/GeoDataServer

For example, if you had a service Lima in the folder Peru running on a server myServer with the default instance name of arcgis, the URL would look like this:


The REST URL follows the same pattern with /rest/ inserted between the instance name and "services":