A vector tile service is an ArcGIS Server web service originating from a vector tile package in ArcGIS Pro. Vector tile services (also known as vector tile layers) enable you to share and consume vector tiles in your Portal for ArcGIS organization and in custom applications.
Prerequisites for creating a vector tile service
You need to install and configure the following ArcGIS components to share a vector tile service:
- ArcGIS Server (10.4 and later)
- Portal for ArcGIS (10.4 and later)
- ArcGIS Pro (1.2 and later)
Once the above components are installed, do the following:
Create a vector tile service
All vector tile services begin inside ArcGIS Pro, where you author a vector tile package. For full instructions, see Build and publish a vector tile package in the Portal for ArcGIS help.