MIMS Blog

  • Cron Schedules

    Cron schedules for HTTP Sync Sets allow the user to specify a sync frequency with greater flexibility. For example, it can be as simple as ‘Sync at 8AM every day’, or as complex as ‘Sync every 5 minutes starting at 1PM and ending at 1:35PM, AND sync every 5 minutes starting at 8PM and 8:45PM, […]

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  • How to set up the Locate XY tool in GO! Sync Mapbook

    There is a Locate XY tool that can be enabled on a toolbar. It uses the coordinate system for the map – typically the one set in the MXD’s dataframe. Here are steps to set this up: 1. In $serverdata<configuration group>MobileConfiguration make a back up of the GoSyncMobileConfiguration.xml 2. Open the GoSyncMobileConfiguration.xml in a .xml […]

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  • How to set up Feeder View Configuration

    Feeder View Configuration The ‘Feeder View’ is a special kind of saved view. 1. The SavedViews.xml configuration file contains two additional tags: <assembly> and <typeName>. These tags differentiate the Feeder View from the other Saved Views. Here is an example of a feeder view configured in the SavedViews.xml configuration file:   2. In addition to […]

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  • MIMS Field and GO! Sync Mobile GIS Client – Remote Install

    TC Technology uses .msi installers for our server and client applications. To script a remote install on the client using Windows Installer command line options, the  command and suggested switches below can be used according to your needs. As MIMS and GO! Sync Mobile GIS Client components are found in separate installers, commands and switches need to […]

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  • Manage MIMS Database Error – ‘SQLNCLI10 Provided Not Registered’

    If your MIMS Database is in SQL Server on a networked database server, you may receive the following error when using the Manage MIMS Database tool on the MIMS Gateway: ‘The SQLNCIxx’ provider is not registered on the local machine’ – where ‘xx’ is the version of the Native Client that is being sought. This […]

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  • Tips for Scanning the Barcode on a Ricoh Camera

    If issues occur when scanning a barcode on a Ricoh camera, you will need to show the barcode on the screen in a way that allows for the camera to read it consistently.   The following suggestions may help: 1.  The screen resolution on the LCD could be causing the issue.  If this is the […]

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  • MIMS DB – Delete Double Records

    Information about an individual MIMS Job is stored in the MIMS database in a set of tables: Table Name Function MimsTicket Top level ticket information including type of ticket, status and last update date MimsTicketAction A record for each action performed on the ticket. This can be an assignment change, status change or an update […]

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  • Version Compatibility Recommendations

    The compatibility between ESRI product versions and GO! Sync Server and GO! Sync Client is very important to maintain the stability of your system. We recommend using the same version across your range of ESRI products and GO! Sync products.  In other words, if you are employing a 10.1 version of the SDE you would want […]

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  • Modify Auto Invoke Search Time

    Problem:   If you find that the AutoInvoke runs before your search parameter is entered completely, you may need to extend the amount of time it takes to auto prompt the search. Solution:   Modify the <AutoAfterKeyPressSearchInvoke>1000</AutoAfterKeyPressSearchInvoke> tag.  This tag can be found near the top of your GoSyncMobileConfiguration.xml (typically located in C:GISDataMobileConfiguration). Its measured […]

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  • Log File Management

    In versions of GO! Sync Mobile GIS prior to 75, log files on the server must be managed manually. There is potential for large log files to accumulate over time if not periodically reviewed and deleted. In this instance, it is recommended that the GO! Sync Mobile GIS project manager or responsible party within your […]

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