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Tech Corner: Compilation of current patches

We've compiled all the latest patches in one comprehensive listing to help keep your ArcGIS products running smoothly. Review and install these recommended patches so you can maximize the performance of ArcGIS for you and your organization.

Here are the most recent patches to help keep your Esri products running efficiently. If an issue you’re experiencing isn’t addressed in the patches listed here, be sure to visit our FAQs and tutorials Web page or contact our technical support team so you can stay productive.

Esri Business Analyst 10.2.2 General Patch 2
This update contains performance improvements and maintenance fixes for those who have installed Business Analyst 10.2.2. The present build is Previous Business Analyst patches are cumulative and included in this patch.

ArcGIS 10.2.1 for Desktop Localized CAD Display Patch
This patch corrects inconsistencies in the display of localized CAD annotation data after installing the ArcGIS 10.2.1 Utility and Telecommunication Patch 1 (dated August 21, 2014) and optimizes the handling of localized CAD annotation with Asiatic characters. It is recommended that all users experiencing problems with the display of CAD annotations after the installation of the ArcGIS 10.2.1 Utility and Telecommunication Patch 1 install this patch.

ArcGIS 10.2 – 10.2.2 for Desktop Digital Globe GeoEye Metadata/Product Layout Patch
This patch addresses issues when working with GeoEye images which are delivered using the updated Digital Globe metadata format (IMD) and product layout.

Set Shapefile Default Code Page Patch

This patch allows user sites to modify the default code page used in shapefiles to meet specific needs. At 10.2.1 the default code page was set to UTF-8 to be consistent with industry standards. We recommend you install the patch appropriate to your version: ArcGIS 10.2.2 for (Desktop, Engine, Server), ArcGIS 10.2.1 for (Desktop, Engine, Server).

ArcGIS 10.1 SP1 QIP, 10.2.1, and 10.2.2 for Server Security (August 2014) Patch
This security patch addresses vulnerabilities found in ArcGIS for Server. You should apply this patch if you are using ArcGIS Server 10. In order to apply this patch, service packs may need to be applied first. If you are using 10.2, you should first apply 10.2.1 or 10.2.2.

ArcGIS 10 SP5 – 10.2.2 for (Desktop, Engine, Server) PDF Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere Patch
This patch addresses issues with geo-enabled PDF exports from Esri products when used in Adobe products when the export was created from maps using the Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere coordinate system.

ArcGIS 10.2.1 & 10.2.2 for Desktop Hydrology Tools Ready-to-use-Services Patch
This patch adds the Hydrology tools to the Ready-To-Use Services available from ArcGIS Online.

Mapping and Charting Solutions 10.2.1 Patch 4
This is a general cumulative maintenance patch for ArcGIS for Aviation, ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting, Esri Defense Mapping and Esri Production Mapping.

ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop Parcel Fabric General Maintenance Patch
This patch provides performance improvements, fixes data corruption for certain workflows and addresses problems with data adjustment tools. The Regenerate command has been enhanced and the geoprocessing tools for Append and Copy have been improved. This patch also fixes a problem with parcel edits on circular arcs stored in an Oracle platform.

ArcGIS 10.2.2 for (Desktop, Engine, Server) Geodatabase and Feature Service Sync Optimization Patch
This patch addresses several issues related to sync performance and concurrency, grid-based spatial indexes, versioned views, geometry storage migration, ST_Geometry (Oracle), network datasets and general geodatabase performance.