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Validate Server


This operation provides status information about a specific ArcGIS Server federated with Portal for ArcGIS, returning its status and accessibility information. The response will also return failure messages for any failed validation checks. Starting at ArcGIS Enterprise 11.1, this operation's response includes the adminUrl property, which specifies the administrative URL for the federated server.

Request parameters


The response format. The default is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample request URL for validate:

Response values

The following list outlines the possible status values included in the operation's response:

  • success
  • success with warnings - This response was added at ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1.
  • failure
  • undetermined

JSON Response example

  "status": "success",
  "serverId": "msiDXvjfAgzx8wwM",
  "messages": [
    "ArcGIS Server administration URL '' is accessible.",
    "ArcGIS Server '' version is compatible with Portal for ArcGIS."