Sign in to ArcGIS Online / Portal

ArcGIS Online / Portal for ArcGIS

ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS are platforms to manage and share maps and geographic information with the public and individuals in your organization. You can share all kinds of geographic information: maps, scenes, map layers, features, editing templates (using layer packages), imagery, and analytic results.

Sign In

Sign in to your organization for access to your content, group content, and your organization's content in your project. You can sign in to additional portals to use their content as well.

You must sign in to access Portal items and share your data with your organization and public.

You can sign in to Online and Portal by either signing in from the main menu or from Sign-in Status control.

Main menu

To sign in from main menu do the following:
  1. Start CityEngine.
  2. Click File→Sign In.
  3. Enter your name and password.
  4. Click Sign in.
  5. If the option is available and this capability is desired, choose to sign in to the portal automatically.
    • Check Sign me in automatically to have CityEngine remember your credentials and sign in to the portal automatically; this option is checked by default.
    • Uncheck Sign me in automatically if you prefer to provide your credentials each time you start CityEngine.

Sign-in Status

The Sign-in Status control at the upper right lets you sign in and manage your portals.
  1. Click the Sign-in Status control.

  2. Click Sign in to open the ArcGIS Online Sign In dialog.
  3. Enter you name and password.
  4. Click Sign in.
  5. If the option is available and this capability is desired, choose to sign in to the portal automatically.
    • Check Sign me in automatically to have CityEngine remember your credentials and sign in to the portal automatically; this option is checked by default.
    • Uncheck Sign me in automatically if you prefer to provide your credentials each time you start CityEngine.

Manage portals

You can work with content from many portals. To access another portal's content, you must first add a connection to the portal.
  1. Click the Sign-in Status control.
  2. Click Manage Portals.
  3. The Preferences dialog will open.

  4. Click Add new portal... to open Add Portal.

  5. Enter the portal server name (i.e. http://zrh-arcgis-server.esri.com/arcgis/).
  6. Click OK.
  7. Enter your organization name and password in the Sign-In dialog.
  8. Click Sign In.

    You can add multiple portals following the same steps above.

  9. Right-click the portal to make any portal active.

  10. Click OK.

After you added the portal(s), CityEngine will remember your connected portals the next time you launch the application.

You can switch your active portal from the Sign-in Status control.

  1. Click the Sign-in Status control.
  2. Click Switch active portal.
  3. Click the portal you wish to make active.

You have switched the active portal.

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