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I am trying to retrieve some WMS layers from geoserver so that I can display them in leaflet and I need to populate a URL field and I noticed that many of the layers that I opened up in openlayers had "GetMap&layers" vs examples that were successful with "GetFeatureInfo&Layers" when being served via URL.

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What is your question? –  whuber Nov 20 '12 at 18:11
    
Never mind I figured it out. –  Carl Carlson Nov 20 '12 at 19:06
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GetMap-Retrieves a map image for a specified area and content

GetFeatureInfo (optional)-Retrieves the underlying data, including geometry and attribute values, for a pixel location on a map

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