Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I´m new with GWC and I´m trying to cache this WMS server 1. I can see layer list from this server on "A list of all the layers and automatic demos" but whe I select one png from any layer I only see blank tiles. What I´m doing wrong?

Thanks in advance.

share|improve this question
are you using GWC within GeoServer? If so can you see your data in the standard layer preview? – tjmgis Feb 25 '13 at 20:34
No I´m using standalone GWC. I´m trying only to cache external tiles. – IRV4479 Feb 26 '13 at 8:22

You should configure your layers in the geowebcache.xml. Have you changed the url in the tag wmsUrl? By default this is set to:


You should set it, so that it points to your geoserver.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.