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ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing Server

Disponible con licencia de Location Referencing.

ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing Server is an extension installed of an existing ArcGIS Server .NET deployment, which provides the capability to publish your LRS Networks and registered event layers as a map service.

As a map service, your linear referenced data can be shared to an ArcGIS Enterprise deployment and published to your organizational account at ArcGIS Online. Networks and events can be consumed by any client app that can consume an ArcGIS Server map service, including existing web, and mobile clients. In addition, web developers can use the Web APIs to develop web and connected mobile apps against your linear referenced data.

Compatibility with desktop solutions

The Pipeline Referencing functionality in ArcGIS Pro requires Location Referencing services available from ArcGIS Enterprise. ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Enterprise must be installed to compatible versions.


The Pipeline Referencing functionality is included in ArcGIS Pro and does not require a separate installation, but requires the Location Referencing license feature.

Use the following matrix as a guideline:

ArcGIS Pro VersionArcGIS Enterprise version















Adds the Linear Referencing capability to map services

Pipeline Referencing Server extends an existing map service with an additional REST service capability for linear referencing whenever a map is published with the Linear Referencing option enabled.

The following are supported in map services with linear referencing enabled:

  • Provide LRS-based network and event layer information.
  • Translate coordinate locations to routes and measures.
  • Translate (Locate) routes and measures to coordinates or polylines.
  • Validate route and measure values.
  • Convert measures from one linear referencing method (LRM) to another.
  • Multilayer, transactional event editing, with support for overlap retirement and coincident event merging.

Pipeline Referencing provides online developer help for the REST services exposed by the linear referencing capability.

Learn more about the Linear Referencing Service REST API and enabling the linear referencing capability.

Provides JavaScript web developer samples

Pipeline Referencing Server comes packaged with ArcGIS Pipeline Referencing sample web apps that demonstrate the use of exposed REST services.

REST API sample web apps

These developer samples demonstrate how a web or connected mobile developer would do the following:

  • Visualize networks on a map.
  • Visualize events on a map.
  • Locate measures on a route.
  • Perform spatial and attribute queries for routes.
  • Perform spatial, measure, and attribute queries for events.
  • Convert routes and measures to coordinates.
  • Convert coordinates to routes and measures.
  • Convert measures between LRMs.

Edit event data on the web using Event Editor

Event Editor

ArcGIS Event Editor is a web app provided by Pipeline Referencing Server that supports editing of event data in a web browser.

Learn more about deploying and using Event Editor web app