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What's new in ArcGIS Enterprise 11.3

ArcGIS Enterprise 11.3 introduces new features for data management and administration, updates across applications, and enhanced functionality throughout the product. This page highlights some of the new features available at 11.3 and includes links to additional information for specific components and functionality.

For a list of issues that were fixed at 11.3, see the 11.3 Issues Addressed List.

Before upgrading to ArcGIS Enterprise 11.3, review considerations for upgrades.

It is recommended that you review the deprecation notice to determine if your hardware and software components are still compatible with version 11.3 and to see a list of functionality that has been deprecated.

Functionality matrix

For a product overview of ArcGIS Enterprise, review the functionality matrix.

Product highlights

  • Four new field data types are available for numeric and temporal data in ArcGIS Enterprise 11.3:
  • At the click of a button, you can update ArcGIS Living Atlas content in your organization. From the organization's Living Atlas page, you can immediately update or schedule an update when new content is made available by Esri.
  • Use the new ArcGIS Urban app to seamlessly design, manage, and measure urban developments in your city and collaborate with stakeholders for detailed scenario planning. ArcGIS Urban requires an add-on license and additional installation.

For additional details about what's new in all ArcGIS Enterprise components, APIs, server roles, and apps, see the sections and links below.

Installation requirements

  • The Portal for ArcGIS (Windows) and ArcGIS Server (Windows) self-extracting packages now consist of two files with .exe and .exe.001 extensions. To extract the packages, ensure both files are in the same folder.
  • The new .NET 8-based ArcGIS Web Adaptor (IIS) requires ASP.NET Core Runtime - Windows Hosting Bundle 8.x.

For additional details about what's new in all ArcGIS Enterprise components, APIs, server roles, and apps, see the sections and links below.

Beta features

Details about beta features in this release are provided.

ArcGIS Enterprise on Windows and Linux

Server roles

Server extensions


There are new features and enhancements for apps in the portal.

APIs and SDK


ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes

ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes is a cloud-native deployment option for ArcGIS Enterprise. It is available alongside Windows and Linux deployment options. It delivers ArcGIS Enterprise in a containerized architecture, running on either your organization's Kubernetes platform or your cloud provider's Kubernetes service.

See the ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes help to learn more.

Retirement notices

Review each notice below and determine whether they impact your organization's workflows.

ArcGIS GeoPlanner

ArcGIS GeoPlanner is retired and no longer available in ArcGIS Enterprise 11.3. For additional details and transitioning recommendations, refer to the deprecation announcement.