Skip To Content
ArcGIS Developers
Dashboard

Start Services

Description

This operation starts the desired services on all (reachable) server machines in the site. If the minimum instances are 0, the instances are created dynamically based on the incoming requests. This operation requires three fields: folder name, service name, and service type. If the service resides in the root folder, leave the folder property blank ("folderName": "").

Request Parameters

ParameterDetails
services

The folder name, service name, and type of the service being started in JSON format. See the service properties table below.

f

The response format. The default response format is html.

Values: html | json | pjson

Service properties

PropertyDetails
folderName

The name of the folder containing the service. If the service resides in the root folder, leave the folder property blank ("folderName": "").

Example

//Root folder
"folderName": ""

//Specific folder
"folderName": "Planning"
serviceName

The name of the service.

Example

"serviceName": "FireHydrants"
type

The service type.

Example

"type": "FeatureServer"

Example usage

Below is a sample POST request for startServices, formatted for readability:

POST /webadaptor/admin/services/startServices HTTP/1.1
Host: machine.domain.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: []

{
services=[{
  "folderName": "",
  "serviceName": "SampleWorldCities",
  "type": "MapServer"
},
{ 
  "folderName": "Planning",
  "serviceName": "FireHydrants",
  "type": "FeatureServer"
}]}&f=json

JSON Response example

{
  "services": [
    {
      "folderName": "",
      "serviceName": "SampleWorldCities",
      "type": "MapServer"
    },
    {
      "folderName": "Planning",
      "serviceName": "FireHydrants",
      "type": "FeatureServer"
    }
  ]
}