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Edit service properties in ArcMap

You can edit service properties by making an administrative connection to the ArcGIS Server site in ArcCatalog or ArcMap and opening the Service Editor.

To edit the properties of a service, follow these steps:

  1. In the Catalog tree, expand the GIS Servers node.
  2. Double-click Add ArcGIS Server and establish an Administer GIS server connection type to the server. If you already have an administrative connection set up, you can skip this step. For instructions on how to connect, see Make an administrative connection to ArcGIS Server in ArcMap.
  3. Within your connection to ArcGIS Server, right-click the service you want to edit and choose Service Properties.
  4. Edit the properties of your service by stepping through the tabs on the left panel of the Service Editor.

    For details on how to edit service properties, locate your service in the Types of services section of the help. For information on how to best configure your services for deployment, see Tuning and configuring services.

  5. Click OK on the Service Editor. The edits to your service are applied immediately.