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Properties (Services)


This resource is used to provide default settings for new services when they are published to the server. You can use the update operation to change the default settings. However, updating the default properties for services won't change the properties of any pre-existing services in your organization. To update these services, you must edit the individual service's properties.

Request parameters


The response format. The default format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Response properties


A JSON object that describes each property to be set. The only available property is preferSharedInstances..

preferedSharedInstances controls whether new compatible map services published from ArcGIS Pro to organization will use shared or dedicated instances. This property is set to true by default for sites that are newly installed.

Example usage

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

JSON Response example

{"preferSharedInstances": true}