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What’s new in ArcGIS Companion 2.2 (March 2019)

ArcGIS Companion v2.2 has just been released. We have added some exciting new features and improvements to the app. Here are the highlights of the release:

Support for ArcGIS Enterprise 10.7

When you upgrade to ArcGIS Enterprise 10.7, you’ll continue to be able to use Companion to access your organization. If this is your first time signing in to your portal with the app, you need to be on the network from where your portal is accessible. Tap the Sign In button, choose ArcGIS Enterprise, add the portal URL (such as https://myportal.esri.com/portal), tap next, and sign in using OAuth2 with your built-in account. If your portal has enterprise logins set up, ArcGIS Companion currently support ADFS, SAML, and Okta logins.

ArcGIS Enterprise Sign in

Assign add-on licenses for ArcGIS Pro when adding and inviting members

When administrators add members or invite them to join the organization, in addition to assigning add-on licenses for ArcGIS Apps, they can assign add-on licenses for ArcGIS Pro, including extensions, and app bundles (for applicable user types).

Assign add-on licenses when adding or inviting member to your organization

Share groups via social media or with a URL

You can now copy a URL to link to a group page in the same way you can for an item page. If your organization supports sharing through social media, you’ll also have options to share a link on Facebook or Twitter.

Share group link

We are always working to improve the app for a better user experience. This release provides new features requested by Enterprise customers and organization administrators, as well as other enhancements and bug fixes. Please continue to send your feedback via Esri Support or GeoNet community. We’d like to hear from all sides on what would make the app even more useful for you and your organization.

 

In case you missed our v2.1 update announcement You can read all about it here.

About the authors

Lead Product Engineer working with AppStudio for ArcGIS + ArcGIS Companion. Has been working with Esri for 10+ years. Enjoys working with ArcGIS Runtime and Mobile app development while working on real world GIS & spatial challenges.

Group Engineer Manager and Software Development Lead. Story Maps + AppStudio + Survey123 + ArcGIS Companion + Esri Labs. Sathya Prasad has been with Esri for 14 years and currently works in the Software Development group. Sathya has spent more than fifteen years in the intersection of software and GIS industry and has extensive experience with Mobile, Web, Social, Spatial and Cloud technologies. Sathya enjoys solving hard problems especially in the GIS and spatial world and coming up with very creative solutions. His background is in both computer science and business education.

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