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Description

This resource returns an individual folder's properties, including its description and the services it contains. A folder is a container for GIS services. ArcGIS Server supports a single level hierarchy of folders. By grouping services within a folder, you can conveniently set permissions on them as a single unit. A folder inherits the permissions of the root folder when it is created, but you can change those permissions at a later time.

Request parameters

ParameterDescription
f

The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Example usage

Below is a sample request URL for an individual folder resource:

https://machine.domain.com/webadaptor/admin/services/testFolder?f=json

JSON Response syntax

{
  "folderName": "<folder_name>",
  "description": "<description>",
  "services": [<full_service_name1>, <full_service_name2>]
}

JSON Response example

{
  "folderName": "System",
  "description": "The System folder contains automatically deployed services that are used by ArcGIS Server.",
  "services": [
    {
      "folderName": "System",
      "serviceName": "CachingTools",
      "type": "GPServer",
      "description": "The CachingTools service is used by ArcGIS Server to create and manage map service caches."
    },
    {
      "folderName": "System",
      "serviceName": "PublishingTools",
      "type": "GPServer",
      "description": "The PublishingTools service is used by ArcGIS Server to publish service definition files as services."
    },
    {
      "folderName": "System",
      "serviceName": "ReportingTools",
      "type": "GPServer",
      "description": "The ReportingTools service is used by ArcGIS Server to report cache status for Map and Image service caches."
    }
  ]
}