I'm getting warnings that ArcGIS will stop working in a few days! HEEEEEEELLLLPPPPP MEEEEE!

If you are seeing messages about ArcGIS timing out on a computer on which you are running your own license server, please do me a favor and read this entire script. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR MESSAGES ON UW-GIS-L. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.


On 9/29/2001 Phil Hurvitz wrote:

Site licensed ESRI software

See the attached file for the current list of site licensed software.


Site licensed software can be installed on UW-owned equipment only.


If you are a student, you can obtain a 1-year timeout version of ArcGIS from your GIS instructor. No other ESRI software is available for installation on student-owned computers under the site license (though you can purchase student versions from ESRI).

Some changes are underway at gis.washington.edu that may affect you

Some changes are underway at gis.washington.edu that may affect you.

In mid December the hardware hosting gis.washington.edu started to fail.

I've moved the content over to a different machine to provide stopgap coverage. Some of the content at gis.washington.edu may stay there, but most, if not all, of the interactive content will be migrating to depts.washington.edu/arcgis. That includes any forms associated with the ESRI site license, such as off-campus license requests, virtual campus