Before you can begin using ArcGIS for Maritime: Charting, configuring it requires that the database administrator (DBA) performs several tasks. The following are descriptions of the different sections for configuration.
Setting up the product library
The agency, in conjunction with the IT group's DBA, needs to determine the appropriate database administration system (DBMS). Once the production environment has been determined, the DBA can set up the product library and load the XML workspace. The product library is where the products can be managed. The following geodatabases are supported.
Setting up the Nautical Information System (NIS) database
The following geodatabases are supported.
Scale bands XML file
Each hydrographic agency administrator needs to modify the ScaleBands.xml file to reflect the scales of their catalog of digital products.
Configuring advanced settings
The Maritime Charting includes a preconfigured product library that contains a model, solution, and product class. However, the DBA or someone with training can work with the advanced settings listed below: