Get Feature Layer Info Updates Activity


Gets updated layer information of an ArcGIS Server Feature Layer.

Inheritance Hierarchy:



This activity performs an HTTP request to an ArcGIS Server layer to obtain updated FeatureLayerInfo properties.

In a Workflow:

You would use this activity to obtain the current time extent of a time-aware layer. The Get Feature Layer Info activity can return cached information from when the service was started. The Get Feature Layer Info Updates activity forces ArcGIS Server to return the most current information rather than cached information. This is useful for time-aware layers that undergo updates and edits that could change the time extent of the service.




In Arguments


The network credentials that are sent to the host and used to authenticate the request.

Feature Layer Url

The URL of the ArcGIS Server feature layer. For example: http://server/arcgis/rest/services/<serviceName>/MapServer/<layerId> or http://server/arcgis/rest/services/<serviceName>/FeatureServer/<layerId>.

Proxy Url

The URL to proxy the request through.


The token for accessing a secure ArcGIS Server resource.


Display Name


You can change the name of an activity to one that describes what it does. A descriptive name can make a workflow easier to interpret and maintain.

Out Arguments


The updated extent of the layer.

Time Extent

The updated time extent of the layer.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 4.7.