Configuring SQL Server xp_cmdshell

Newer versions of SQL, both the Full and Express, do not have the “xp_cmdshell” enabled by default. The GeoCue database update process utilizes this feature in order to apply updates to the database. Hence, it needs to be enabled before a database update can be run successfully. A database administrator may disable xp_cmdshell once the…

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What’s New in GeoCue 2014

GeoCue 2014 is the major GeoCue feature upgrade release for 2014. GeoCue has now been in heavy day-to-day production (in commercial release) for about 10 years. Many of the new features that have appeared in GeoCue are a direct result of the feedback that we received from our user base of GeoCue customers. One significant…

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GeoCue 2014 Installation Guides

Download the GeoCue 2014 Installation Guide. This guide will discuss the details of GeoCue installations and updates, licensing, and registration. For a typical installation using the simplified installation process, please refer to the GeoCue 2014 Quick Install Guide. This is recommended for most new installations. For a typical update of an existing GeoCue installation using…

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Bluff Profile Analysis along Lake Michigan

Challenge Much of the Lake Michigan shoreline in Wisconsin has a coastal bluff varying in height from less than 20 feet to over 140 feet. These bluffs erode in a number of ways and at varying rates (Figure 1). Over 175 profiles of these bluffs were measured and analyzed for slope stability in the mid-1970s…

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USGS LIDAR Base Specification

Abstract In late 2009, a $14.3 million allocation from the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” for new light detection and ranging (LIDAR) elevation data prompted the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Program (NGP) to develop a common base specification for all LIDAR data acquired for The National Map. Released as a draft in 2010…

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Coordinates, Coordinate Systems and LIDAR Data (Part 1)

Coordinates and the systems to which they reference can be either a very complex, or a very simple thing depending upon how you look at them. The fact that such possibly complex concepts can be simplified is a blessing and probably very welcomed by many. You’d be surprised by how many people we encounter working…

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Switching Languages in LP360

KBA-01041-Y0B3V6 Question How do I switch the language being used by LP360? Answer LP360 by default will launch in English, unless it’s running on an operating system that is a supported language. Currently the supported languages are Spanish, Japanese and Polish.For LP360 for Windows (both 32-bit and 64-bit), along with LPViewer:Holding “CTRL+ ‘e’” while clicking on…

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Terra License Manager: No Reply from Server

KBA-01018-V1M7H0 Problem User receives a message indicating there was “no reply from server” when attempting to check-out a license using the Terra License Manager. Solution Probable Resolution (Terra License Server GUI): Option 1: Verify that the Terra License Server GUI is open on the server machine. Option 2: Verify that the information entered in the…

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