ArcGIS REST API

Metadata

Description

This resource provides access to the metadata authored for the service. The default response format is always XML.

New in 10.6.1

  • For feature and map services published using ArcGIS Pro (version 2.2 or higher) layer / table resource on services support metadata resource. Check hasMetadata flag on a layer / table resource to determine if that layer / table supports metadata resource.
  • metadata resource supports two new parameters - format and output.
    • Use format to specify metadata style
    • User output to specify the response format

Request Parameters

Parameter

Details

format

Specifies metadata style. Default is item description metadata style.

Values: fgdc | iso19139

output

Specifies the response format. If output is specified then format must be specified. Defaults to XML.

Values: html

Example usage

Example: Return metadata for a map service:

http://sampleserver6.arcgisonline.com/arcgis/rest/services/SF311/MapServer/info/metadata