How to create an image server layer (ArcObjects .NET 10.6 SDK)
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How to create an image server layer


Summary
The following code example shows how to create an image server layer from a uniform resource locator (URL), clip a portion of the image, and save it to a file.

To save out a raster from an image service, follow these steps:
  1. Initialize image server layer;
  2. Get the raster from the image server layer and set the desired export extent;
  3. Save the clipped raster to geodatabase or other formats.
[C#]
public static void AccessImageServerLayer()
{
    //Create an image server layer by passing a URL.
    IImageServerLayer imageserverlayer=new ImageServerLayerClass();
    string URL="http://server/arcgis/services/serviceName/imageserver";
    imageserverlayer.Initialize(URL);

    //For services that require https/authentication, use the following
    //IImageServerLayer imageserverlayer=CreateSecuredISLayer(@"http://server:6080/arcgis/services", "serviceName");

    //Get the raster from the image server layer.
    IRaster raster=imageserverlayer.Raster;

    //The raster from an image server is normally large; 
    //define the size of the raster.
    IRasterProps rasterProps=(IRasterProps)raster;
    IEnvelope clipEnvelope=new EnvelopeClass();
    clipEnvelope.PutCoords(779000, 9628000, 786000, 9634000);
    rasterProps.Extent=clipEnvelope;
    rasterProps.Width=256;
    rasterProps.Height=256;

    //Save the clipped raster to the file geodatabase.
    ISaveAs saveas=(ISaveAs)raster;
    Type factoryType=Type.GetTypeFromProgID(
        "esriDataSourcesGDB.FileGDBWorkspaceFactory");
    IWorkspaceFactory workspaceFact=(IWorkspaceFactory)Activator.CreateInstance
        (factoryType);
    IWorkspace workspace=workspaceFact.OpenFromFile(@"c:\temp\fgdb.gdb", 0);
    saveas.SaveAs("clipfromimageserverlayer", workspace, "gdb");
}

private static IImageServerLayer CreateSecuredISLayer(string agsUrl, string
    serviceName)
{
    IName soname=GetImageServerName(agsUrl, serviceName);
    IImageServerLayer isLayer=new ImageServerLayerClass();
    IDataLayer data_islayer=(IDataLayer)isLayer;
    data_islayer.DataSourceName=soname;
    return isLayer;
}

private static IName GetImageServerName(string hostOrUrl, string serviceName)
{
    IPropertySet propSet=new PropertySetClass();
    propSet.SetProperty("url", hostOrUrl);
    propSet.SetProperty("ANONYMOUS", false);
    //don't hardcode user/password
    //propertySet.SetProperty("user", userName);
    //propertySet.SetProperty("password", password);
    IAGSServerConnectionName agsServerConnectName=new AGSServerConnectionNameClass
        ();
    agsServerConnectName.ConnectionProperties=propSet;
    IAGSServerObjectName agsSOName=new AGSServerObjectNameClass();
    agsSOName.AGSServerConnectionName=agsServerConnectName;
    agsSOName.Name=serviceName;
    agsSOName.Type="ImageServer";
    return (IName)agsSOName;
}
[VB.NET]
Public Shared Sub AccessImageServerLayer()
'Create an image server layer by passing a URL.
Dim isLayer As IImageServerLayer=New ImageServerLayerClass()
Dim URL As String="http://server/arcgis/services/serviceName/imageserver"
isLayer.Initialize(URL)

'For services that require https/authentication, use the following
'Dim isLayer As IImageServerLayer=CreateSecuredISLayer("http://server:6080/arcgis/services", "serviceName")

'Get the raster from the image server layer.
Dim raster As IRaster=isLayer.Raster

'The raster from an image server is normally large;
'define the size of the raster.
Dim rasterProps As IRasterProps=DirectCast(raster, IRasterProps)
Dim clipEnvelope As IEnvelope=New EnvelopeClass()
clipEnvelope.PutCoords(779000, 9628000, 786000, 9634000)
rasterProps.Extent=clipEnvelope
rasterProps.Width=256
rasterProps.Height=256

'Save the clipped raster to the file geodatabase.
Dim saveas As ISaveAs=DirectCast(raster, ISaveAs)
Dim factoryType As Type=Type.GetTypeFromProgID("esriDataSourcesGDB.FileGDBWorkspaceFactory")
Dim workspaceFact As IWorkspaceFactory=DirectCast(Activator.CreateInstance(factoryType), IWorkspaceFactory)
Dim workspace As IWorkspace=workspaceFact.OpenFromFile("c:\temp\fgdb.gdb", 0)
saveas.SaveAs("clipfromimageserverlayer", workspace, "gdb")
End Sub

Private Shared Function CreateSecuredISLayer(agsUrl As String, serviceName As String) As IImageServerLayer
Dim soname As IName=GetImageServerName(agsUrl, serviceName)
Dim isLayer As IImageServerLayer=New ImageServerLayerClass()
Dim data_islayer As IDataLayer=DirectCast(isLayer, IDataLayer)
data_islayer.DataSourceName=soname
Return isLayer
End Function

Private Shared Function GetImageServerName(hostOrUrl As String, serviceName As String) As IName
Dim propSet As IPropertySet=New PropertySetClass()
propSet.SetProperty("url", hostOrUrl)
propSet.SetProperty("ANONYMOUS", False)
'don't hardcode user/password
'propertySet.SetProperty("user", userName);
'propertySet.SetProperty("password", password);
Dim agsServerConnectName As IAGSServerConnectionName=New AGSServerConnectionNameClass()
agsServerConnectName.ConnectionProperties=propSet
Dim agsSOName As IAGSServerObjectName=New AGSServerObjectNameClass()
agsSOName.AGSServerConnectionName=agsServerConnectName
agsSOName.Name=serviceName
agsSOName.Type="ImageServer"
Return DirectCast(agsSOName, IName)
End Function






To use the code in this topic, reference the following assemblies in your Visual Studio project. In the code files, you will need using (C#) or Imports (VB .NET) directives for the corresponding namespaces (given in parenthesis below if different from the assembly name):
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