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What is the Map Production System?

Available with Defense Mapping license.

The Map Production System (MPS) web app is an ArcGIS Enterprise configurable, self-serve web app that allows organization members to export preconfigured, high-end map products in a variety of formats from a web browser. It is composed of two main tabs: the Map tab and the Export tab.

MPS app landing page

The item numbers in the following table correspond to the numbers in the image above:


Sign in and out of the web app.

When signed in with administrator privileges, you can access and update MPS web app settings.


Customizable logo.

Learn more about uploading a custom logo


Map tab.

When the Map tab is active, you can do the following:

  • Choose the map product.
  • Specify the export format.
  • Select areas of interest (AOIs) to export.
  • Add items to the Export Queue pane.


Export tab.

When the Export tab is active, you can do the following:

  • Monitor a job's export progress.
  • Download completed jobs.
  • Delete export jobs.
  • Review informative, warning, or error messages on export jobs.


Choose a map product type.


Specify export settings for a map product.


Select AOIs to add to the export queue.

This app is included with either the ArcGIS Production Mapping or ArcGIS Defense Mapping server extension and uses ArcGIS Server.

In ArcGIS Pro, you can publish the service and configure its properties, including which map products the service supports and are available in the app to export.

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