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GetInstallInfo method

Release 9.3
Last modified January 19, 2010
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Note: This topic was updated for 9.3.1.

Returns a Python dictionary object of installation properties. The available installation types (desktop, server .net, server java, and engine) can be found using ListInstallations.

A dictionary object is a Python type that consists of key-value pairs. GetInstallInfo returns a dictionary with 11 keys.



NOTE: Supported only when the geoprocessor is instantiated using the arcgisscripting module; not supported when using the win32com module. Learn more about creating the geoprocessor object



Syntax


object.GetInstallInfo(installType As String) As Dictionary

Part Description
object The instantiated geoprocessing object
installType The installation type:
  • Desktop
  • Engine
  • Server .NET
  • Server Java


Examples



import arcgisscripting
gp = arcgisscripting.create(9.3)

installD = gp.GetInstallInfo("desktop")

for key in installD.keys():
    # Use python string formatting to print each key and value in the dictionary
    print "%s : %s" % (key, installD[key])

#An example of expected return:

#SourceDir : N/A
#InstallDate : 06/03/2007
#SPBuild : N/A
#ProductName : ArcGIS Desktop
#BuildNumber : 09.30.00.01377
#InstallType : N/A
#Version : 9.3
#SPNumber : N/A
#Installer : ssmith
#InstallDir : C:\Program Files\ArcGIS
#InstallTime : 15:56:01




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