This item has been retired. Please see What's new for more information.


Model Org

ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS is a mapping platform for organizations that can be used from anywhere on any device, web browser, or desktop application. Organizations can subscribe to this secure platform and use it to manage, create, store, and access hosted services, maps, and applications.

The Model Organization for Water Utilities solution can be used by an organization to access dynamic, authoritative content to create, collaborate, catalog, and share maps, data, and applications with members of your organization or the general public.


Model Organization for Water Utilities requires specific technical experience and software.

Requirement Description
  • ArcGIS organization
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (Optional)
  • Python 2.7.x

What you get

When you download the Model Organization for Water Utilities, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
GraphicTemplates BannerTemplate.ppt A Microsoft PowerPoint document used to create a banner for your organization's home page.
ThumbnailTemplate.ppt A Microsoft PowerPoint document used to create icons for each item in your organization.
InitializeOrganization A series of Python 2.7 scripts to create groups and share Esri content with your ArcGIS organization using the Automated Setup & Reporting processes.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Model Organization for Water Utilities.

Date Description
November 2020
  • Model Organization for Utilities has been retired.
December 2018
April 2016
  • An update to the ArcGIS Online services registered with an organization to use the most recent demographic and land use services.
February 2016
August 2015
  • Latest versions of the ArcREST tools
    • ArcREST version 3
  • Config file enhancements
  • and merged into one file
May 2015
  • Latest versions of the ArcREST tools
    • ArcREST Helper is now included with ArcREST
  • Config file enhancements
December 2014
  • Latest versions of the ArcREST and ArcREST Helper tools
  • Config files schema changes
    • Login info only defined in the GlobalLoginInfo file
    • Portal in login section changed to Orgurl
June 2014
  • to share Esri disaster response, demographic, and land use content with an organization
March 2014
  • Issue with the AGOLBannerTemplate.ppt resolved
  • to automatically create groups within your organization

Known issues

  • The is unable to register Esri's ArcGIS Online content with Portal for ArcGIS

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