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What's new in ArcGIS GeoEvent Server?

New at 10.6

ArcGIS GeoEvent Server 10.6 includes stability enhancements and improved functionality throughout the product. For a list of issues that were fixed at 10.6, see the 10.6 Issues Addressed List.

General updates

  • Ability to start and stop all inputs, outputs, and GeoEvent Services from their individual pages and the Monitor page in GeoEvent Manager.
  • Updates to the back-end libraries that support GeoEvent Server.

Multiple-machine support

The ArcGIS GeoEvent Gateway is a new service that runs alongside the ArcGIS GeoEvent Server service. This new service incorporates a distributed configuration store and a message broker used for event record distribution when GeoEvent Server is deployed in a multiple-machine configuration. For more information, see Multiple-machine sites.

Spatiotemporal big data store

  • Improved the data retention purge rules with the ability to specify WHERE clauses.
  • Enhanced the on-the-fly aggregation to support polygon, polyline, and multipoint.
  • Developer support for space-time volume on-the-fly aggregation.


  • Updates to the Field Calculator Processor's available string functions including syntax examples, results, and explanations of those results where applicable. For more information, see String functions for Field Calculator Processor.
  • Expanded information on system requirements for ArcGIS GeoEvent Server. For more information, see System requirements.
  • Additional documentation on common administrative tasks including logging into GeoEvent Manager, configuring GeoEvent Server, and managing system properties.
  • Documentation on maintaining ArcGIS GeoEvent Server including monitoring logs, filtering and searching logs, debugging log messages, and configuring message logging. For more information, see Monitoring logs.
  • Additional documentation on the ArcGIS GeoEvent Server REST API including accessing the public REST API, administrative REST API, and the REST API documentation. For more information, see GeoEvent Server administration.
  • Additional documentation on getting started with extending GeoEvent Server using the ArcGIS GeoEvent Server SDK.

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