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Could anyone point me as to where QGis stores the list of WMS-servers you added?

I have built a fairly large list of WMS-server on one computer, but the QGis-project file which gets accessed by my collegues doesn't load ALL of the layers (to keep startup quick).

Occasionally though, a wms layer is required for which I have the needed url info saved, but they cannot acces it. Therefor, I'd like to make local duplicates of the WMS server list I have in my setup onto the other computers.

So far the idea, the problem is I'm clueless as to where to find the stored list, and if I can just copy/paste that into the matching folder on another computer

(Using QGis 2.0.1 still on most computers, fiddling around with 2.2 locally before I go and upgrade on all (~12) PC's.

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To share the WMS connections list you can "Save" the XML file (from the form "add WMS/WMTS layer) and "Load" it in every client.

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Right, how did I feel to see that? :o Thanks for the pointers. –  Tim Couwelier Apr 23 at 8:37
    
Don't worry, I also totally missed this just a few weeks ago... :) –  SAnderka Apr 23 at 9:04
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If you are on Windows, you can export the WMS settings from the registry.

For Windows XP and Windows 7, they are stored under

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\QGIS\QGIS2\Qgis\connections-wms

You can export the key as .reg file, which is human readable, and import it on other computers with the same OS.

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Much to my surprise, the xml is fairly readable to humans aswell. While I am running the 'base computer' on XP, I prefer to avoid fooling around with the registry. That said, most of the other computers are on Windows 7. Thanks for the heads up though. –  Tim Couwelier Apr 23 at 11:10
    
I don't see any differences between XP and Windows 7 for the registry entries. –  Andre Joost Apr 23 at 15:11
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