EXTERNAL_PARCEL_SOURCE

Product

Civic Platform, Citizen Access, Mobile Office

Type

System Switch

Description

This Standard Choice defines the external parcel source. Agencies can use existing external APO repository information and maintain just one APO repository for all its needs.

Table 1. EXTERNAL_PARCEL_SOURCE Standard Choice Values
Standard Choice Value Value Desc Description
SOURCE_URL

(Required for Silverlight GIS)

http:// <host>/<agissl>/<xapo.asmx?wsdl> The external APO source URL. For example, https://agency.com/agissl/xapo.asmx?WSDL
SOURCE_REST_API_URL

(Required for JavaScript GIS)

http://<host>/<agis> The source URL for the Civic Platform GIS (JavaScript version) REST API
SOURCE_LOCATION Internal

External (Required for XAPO data source)

Indicates whether data source is Internal or External. Internal indicates that Civic Platform uses the current Civic Platform reference APO as the source. External indicates an XAPO data source. Default is Internal.
CAN_CONTAIN_ ADDRESSES Yes

No

This value specifies whether the address information associated with the selected parcel can populate within the application. If you set the value description to Yes, then the Address tab of the reference Parcel detail portlet lists all the addresses related to the parcel.

If you set the value description fields for CAN_CONTAIN_ADDRESSES and CAN_CONTAIN_OWNERS to Yes and enable FID 8234 Get Address And Owner, Civic Platform exposes the Get Address & Owner button on the Parcel section of the application intake form.

CAN_CONTAIN_ OWNERS Yes

No

This value specifies whether the owner information associated with the selected parcel can populate within the application. If you set the value description to Yes, then the Owner tab of the reference Parcel detail portlet lists all the owners related to the parcel.
SOURCE_ATTRIBUTES_ MAPPING_ENABLE Yes

No

This value specifies whether the external APO data source handles the mapping between the parcel template attributes and the GIS map layer fields. When Civic Platform uses GIS as its external APO data source and each APO template attribute is mapped to a GIS map layer field, users can search for external APO data by template attribute.
SOURCE_AUTH_PWD Enter the web service authentication user password. This is the user password for accessing the web service.
SOURCE_AUTH_USER The web service authentication user name. This is the user name for accessing the web service.
SOURCE_ID A unique ID. This value identifies the source in the code.
SOURCE_METHOD Web service The APO source method to connect to the external source. Civic Platform only supports web service.
SOURCE_NAME Enter the source name. The name of the external source.
WEB_SERVICE_ SSL_SUPPORTED Yes, No, True, False

Default: Yes

This value defines whether the web service needs SSL data transfer.
IS_XML_DATA Yes, No

Default: No

Specifies whether to use the XML data source.

You can configure a GIS map layer as external parcel source. Civic Platform can retrieve GIS objects from the map layer as external parcels for users to view or attach to records.

Table 2. Standard Choice Values for GIS Map Layer
Standard Choice Value Value Desc Description
AUTO_LINK_TO_ GIS_OBJECT Yes This value “Yes” defines GIS as the external source.
SOURCE_MAP_SERVICE_ID Map Service ID This value sets the map service that contains the target layer from which you want to retrieve GIS objects as external parcels.
SOURCE_MAP_LAYER_ID Map Layer ID This value sets the map layer from which you want to retrieve GIS objects as external parcels.