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General FAQs

Does Operations Dashboard support anonymous access to dashboards that are shared with everyone?

Yes. Dashboards that are shared with everyone can be viewed by anyone in your organization. To author or edit dashboards, members in your organization must have privileges to create content.

Will dashboards replace operation views?

Yes. The legacy Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS Windows app was moved to a retired state on January 1, 2019. It has been replaced with the Operations Dashboard web app. The legacy app created operation view items. The web app creates dashboard items. In ArcGIS Enterprise 10.7, you can no longer create or edit operation views. Existing operation views will be marked as deprecated in your portal and will be available as read-only items. At the next major release of ArcGIS Enterprise after 10.7, operation views will no longer be accessible. For information on the differences between dashboards and operation views, see What is a dashboard.

Can I view dashboards on my tablet?

Yes. However, you cannot author or edit dashboards on a tablet.

Can I view dashboards on my phone?

Yes. However, you cannot author or edit dashboards on a phone. Furthermore, dashboard authors should take care to design dashboards that will work well in a reduced form factor. Limiting the number of elements displayed, judicious use of text, and taking advantage of a dashboard's ability to group and stack elements are all key considerations.

Can I embed another app within my dashboard?

Yes. Use the embedded content element to do this.

Can I embed my dashboard in a web page?

Yes. You can embed your dashboard in an iframe. It is recommended that you make your embedded dashboard as large as possible on the page to maximize usability.

Can I use subscriber and premium content in a dashboard?

Yes. See Secured and subscriber content for details.

How can I provide feedback?

The Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS team would love to hear from you. If you have feedback or inquiries, you can provide them within the GeoNet Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS community page. You can also send an email to If you are experiencing other issues, contact Esri Technical Support.