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External Content


The externalcontent resource returns whether access to external content has been enabled or disabled for an organization. If the resource returns true, an organization's Esri content will contain external URLs that reference sites and resources hosted outside of the organization. If the resource returns false, Esri content containing external URLs will be removed from the organization. Any Esri content remaining after external content is disabled will not contain external URLs. If you are configuring ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes in an environment in which no internet connection is available, or internet access is prohibited, access to external content should be disabled to avoid discovering content containing inaccessible URLs to external sites. An organization's current externalcontent setting can be changed using the update operation.


For organizations upgrading to ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes 11.0 from an earlier version, an administrator must manually set the externalContentEnabled parameter to disable external content after the upgrade. However, ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes will honor the values set for externalContentEnabled when upgrading to later versions from 11.0.

Request parameters


The response format. The default format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

The following is a sample request URL used to access the externalcontent resource:

JSON Response syntax

{"isExternalContentEnabled": <true|false>}

JSON Response example

{"isExternalContentEnabled": true}