Esri Geoportal Server

An open-source metadata catalog management app for data discovery

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Esri Geoportal Server is a free, open-source, standards-based metadata catalog management application that enables the discovery and use of geospatial and nongeospatial resources. It consists of two stand-alone components—Server and Harvester—and complements ArcGIS for organizations managing, serving, and harvesting metadata.

Currently using ArcGIS? Esri also provides metadata management, data catalog tools, and search capabilities to share open and secure content in an integrated way. 

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What can Esri Geoportal Server do?

Search and discover

Esri Geoportal Server provides a stand-alone, open-source data catalog and website of metadata for existing geospatial data and services. It allows you to create and manage descriptions of geospatial resources using easy-to-use, sophisticated data discovery technologies and provides an INSPIRE-compliant discovery service.

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Create metadata

Similar to ArcGIS, Esri Geoportal Server supports metadata creation and data catalog tools using common metadata profiles, including Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), International Organization for Standardization (ISO), ISO North American Profile (NAP), Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE), and Dublin Core.

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Harvest catalogs

The Harvester component in Esri Geoportal Server is a module that supports harvesting metadata and data assets from other catalogs and brings that content for data users into Geoportal, local folders, or ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online.

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Connect producers and consumers

Esri Geoportal Server is an open-source product that enables discovery and use of geospatial resources. Standards-based geoportals help connect geospatial data producers with consumers, such as data users and data scientists, to integrate metadata catalogs with other enterprise systems.

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How Esri Geoportal Server works

Esri Geoportal Server includes capabilities for generating and registering metadata for a variety of geospatial content, including raster and vector datasets, image collections, web services, analyses, GIS tools, maps, and publications.



INSPIRE Geoportal of Ireland

INSPIRE Geoportal of Ireland complies with the EU INSPIRE Directive and promotes the sharing and effective use of geographic information.

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Related products

ArcGIS provides several metadata, catalog, and search capabilities to share open and secure content in an integrated way.

ArcGIS Pro

ArcGIS Pro

Document the content and project items you create and use with standards-based metadata in ArcGIS Pro, a next generation desktop GIS.

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ArcGIS Enterprise

ArcGIS Enterprise

Apply detailed metadata to your ArcGIS Server services and federated ArcGIS Enterprise portal to ensure that your services are found, used, and attributed correctly.

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ArcGIS Hub

ArcGIS Hub

With Hub included in ArcGIS Online, share open and secure content via a configurable catalog and federate using standards-based web services, metadata, and catalog feeds.

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ArcGIS for INSPIRE Classic

ArcGIS for INSPIRE Classic

Prepare harmonized INSPIRE spatial data and web services, metadata, and catalog discovery services pursuant to the European Union (EU) INSPIRE Directive.

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