Knowledge Base – How to create an App ID for Your Item in ArcGIS Online

Recall our Knowledge Base (KBase) was recently launched by our support team. this handy resource is your go-to resource for tips, how-to’s, Q & As and more in order to support our users of Admin Tools, Mapfolio, and the GEOpowered Cloud.  A recent addition to the KBase looks at How to create an App ID for Your Item in ArcGIS Online. We are often asked about this process as part of the install of Admin Tools for Portal. You can learn more about OAuth in the Esri documentation on the subject

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To Create an App ID:

Step 1. Navigate to your out of the box portal interface from Esri.

Step 2. Click “My Content” at the top of the screen.

Step 3. Click “Add Item” on the “My Content” Page

Step 4. Select “An Application” from the drop down.

How to create an App ID for Your Item in ArcGIS Online

Step 5. Fill in the form provided using information similar to the example screenshot below.


Step 6. Now that the item has been created, navigate to the “Settings” tab on the new item’s “Item Details” page.

Step 7. Scroll to the bottom of the Settings page where the “App Registration” header is located and click the “Register” button.

Step 8. Add the path(s) to your application that should be valid redirects for this AppId.

Step 9. Now that this process is complete, the App Registration section of the setting page should show an App ID that can be provided used to authenticate for OAuth2 applications.

Jump over the the Knowledge Base for Specific Instructions on Admin Tools for Portal and OAuth 2

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