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About ArcGIS Enterprise

What is ArcGIS Enterprise?

ArcGIS Enterprise delivers industry-leading mapping and data analysis to your physical or cloud infrastructure.

The software platform can be deployed in a variety of configurations — whatever best suits your organization.

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About Chef

What is Chef?

Chef is a software framework to automate installation and configuration of IT components.

It uses a Chef server, which can be deployed open-source, as SaaS, or with a subscription to Chef Automate.

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Base deployment

Get acquainted with Chef

Learn about our resources to automate ArcGIS Enterprise deployments with Chef Server, easing the time and effort involved in your setup.

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GeoAnalytics Server

Multi-machine deployment with GeoAnalytics

Watch as a complete ArcGIS Enterprise multi-machine deployment with GeoAnalytics Server is installed and configured with Chef automation resources.

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Cookbooks for ArcGIS Enterprise deployments

Base deployment

Create a base deployment

The fundamental setup of ArcGIS Enterprise is called the base deployment. This workflow automates the setup of a base ArcGIS Enterprise deployment on a single machine using Chef.

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GeoAnalytics Server

Deployment with GeoAnalytics

Chef is particularly efficient for multi-machine deployments of ArcGIS Enterprise. This tutorial will show you how to install a four-machine deployment with GeoAnalytics Server enabled.

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GeoEvent Server

Set up a highly available deployment

When system resiliency is desired, a highly available base deployment provides a secondary set of machines to minimize downtime. This is a Chef Solo workflow, with no Chef Server needed.

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Automate other ArcGIS products with Chef

ArcGIS Desktop

Install ArcGIS Desktop

This cookbook will install the 32-bit ArcMap and the 64-bit ArcGIS Pro, an essential part of ArcGIS Enterprise workflows.

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Insights for ArcGIS

Install Insights for ArcGIS

Jumpstart your spatial analytics. This cookbook installs Insights for ArcGIS, a web-based workbench for data analysis and visualization.

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GeoEvent Server

Install GeoEvent Server

ArcGIS GeoEvent Server unlocks storage and analysis of real-time data streams. This cookbook will install and configure GeoEvent Server for your ArcGIS Enterprise deployment.

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Let's get started. Visit the arcgis-cookbook repository on GitHub.