Migrating from Spectrum Spatial Analyst 2018.2

This section provides various information related to migration from Spectrum Spatial Analyst version 2018.2.

Note: The functionality in the Spectrum Spatial Analyst Administration Console has moved to Spectrum Spatial Manager on the Project Properties tab. As a result, the installer will create default resources as part of the first-time installation. If you are migrating from version 2018.2, the installer will also migrate the existing resources available in customerconfigurations directory to Spatial repository.

Creation of default configurations

If you are installing Spectrum Spatial Analyst as a first-time installation, the following resources will be created-

  1. Default map project
  2. Default functionality profile
  3. Default print templates
  4. Analyst Configuration

Additionally, the installer will create guest role and guest user if you have chosen to install Spectrum in Guest and Secured mode irrespective of the first-time or upgrade installation.


If you are upgrading Spectrum Spatial Analyst from version 2018.2, then you will have number of existing map projects, functionality profiles, print templates along with other configurations like WMS, third party tile services, geocoding and routing configurations, data bindings, etc. The installer will migrate all of these configurations to Spatial repository as named resources.

The installer will also generate logs and reports directories for easily tracking the status of these resources.

Note for extensibilty developers – The configuration file for extensible components CustomAnalystModuleConfig.json contains the references of map projects. After upgrading to version 2019.1, you will need to update this file manually and provide the repository path of these map projects.