ArcGIS 10.6 Prerelease

Ah yes, welcome to the bleeding edge!  ArcGIS 10.6 is here in prerelease form.  If you have current maintenance, then you have access to the software from

If you are considering installing ArcGIS Desktop 10.6, make sure the check out the Quick Start Guide, Release Notes, and What’s New for 10.6.

Make sure to read the release notes.  You will find that for ArcGIS Enterprise, upgrading to Prerelease from earlier versions is not supported.  You are required to do a new installation.

I also found in the What’s New doc that at 10.6 you can now use the PostGIS geography type to store spatial data in PostgreSQL databases and geodatabases in PostgreSQL.  Also PostgreSQL 9.3 is not supported, so upgrade to 9.4.8 or 9.5.3!


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