GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data.

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How to edit or convert ArcGIS 10 layer style to a SLD's file

Greetings everyone, I am putting together a GIS server using GeoServer and need some help with importing my layer styles from ArcGIS 10 to SLD format. I have one layer in ArcMap properly symbolized ...
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How to add a simple WFS layer from GeoServer to OpenLayers map?

I'm trying to add one of the included datasets with GeoServer to an OpenLayers map. I've followed the OpenGeo tutorials, seen similar thread on here, but I can't seem to crack it. Can somebody take a ...
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Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues

I am having problems getting WFS data to display on a map using OpenLayers/GeoExt/GeoServer. I created a proxy script like on this page: ...
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Unable to create WFS successfully

I know there has been lots of WFS assistant and I did follow this one word by word, which I found was the best in the entire gis stack but still no clue why I am unbale to render a WFS on base map. ...
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How to put GeoServer layers behind authentication?

I want to publish map layers using OpenLayers and GeoServer. While this is easy enough to set up, I'm a bit lost when it comes to authentication possibilities. What I want is to create different users ...
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Tutorials for geoserver

Do you know any sources from where i can learn how to use geoserver? I know this two sites: http://geoserver.org/ - which in fact is not working (at list at the moment) ...
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How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile?

When I display my map using tiles a label gets drawn on each tile - is there any way to avoid this? I have attached an example image to show the problem:
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How to add GeoServer wfs layer on OpenLayers?

I can't seem to add a WFS layer like this. It works when i copy all this code locally but as soon as i change the values to point to my own layer within my own GeoServer this is the response viewed ...
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XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://localhost: /geoserver/wfs. Origin http://localhost is not allowed by Access-Control-Allow-Origin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setup own Openlayers Proxyhost Error WFS Request, PROXY problems I have this error: XMLHttpRequest cannot load http:// localhost: /geoserver/wfs Origin http:// ...
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Mapnik, Mapserver or Geoserver

I'm currently developping an ArcGIS based flex webviewer. ArcGIS is great for most of the things but there are some issues like performance and license costs. That's why I'm looking into possible ...
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Why do we need Mapserver/Geoserver to present data from spatial database to web browser?

I was trying "How I set up GeoServer on an old machine" and By @iant I was setting up Tomcat and all. I suddenly had a question why we need Mapsever and Geoserver? Can these server pull data from ...
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When do I need to use a proxy with OpenLayers?

When exactly do I need to use a proxy with openlayers? I've done a lot of reading on this but can't seem to find a difinitive answer. Wondering if this is the route of my problems. For instance, if I ...
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How to avoid Pink tiles when DB view/Table is empty?

I have views that are spatial in a sense that they select some spatial column from other table. This table is published using geoserver. This table is live and sometime has no data at all. When the ...
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Display a WFS layer with OpenLayers

Good Morning! I have some troubles displaying a WFS layer with OpenLayers and hope someone here can give me a hint. Before moving on, I precise that I have already checked other posts, like here and ...
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WFS layer not showing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add GeoServer wfs layer on OpenLayers? I'm really new to this and am making a map for a university project, I can't get my WFS layer to show up on my map, the WMS ...
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How does Google Earth Enterprise compare to ArcGIS server and GeoServer?

I'm working on a web app that includes mapping capabilities (currently just markers and KML overlays on an embedded Google Map). We're starting to outgrow the limitations of Google's free stuff, and ...
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How to make geoserver return JSON for WMS GetFeatureInfo?

I wish to get the results of a WMS GetFeatureInfo request as a JSON instead of the table that comes up by default. Out of the box, the only options for the response from a WMS GetFeatureInfo are the ...
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Search functionality in Openlayers/Geoserver

I am using Openlayers,Geoserver & Postgis.... My postgis tables are having columns as id, name, POINT/POLYGON/LINE. Each table corresponds to a layer that I am showing in layerswitcher in OL. I ...
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How to proxy Geoserver through Apache in Windows

i am using apache web server on localhost:80 and geoserver served from jetty servlet on localhost:8888. i want to setup a proxy to redirect the requests such that requests to localhost/geoserver are ...
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Openlayers and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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How do I get GeoJSON data from GeoServer into show up on my Leaflet map?

I'm trying to create a simple "Green" map for my city. The idea being that it is a website with a map and layers you can turn on and off. I am serving the data through GeoServer and am using GeoJOSN ...
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Completely Brand New to GIS - Help picking technology from the pros

I'm new to GIS and need to learn for an internship. I've been reading a lot and now need help picking technologies to use... particularly the map serving tech. Project Requirements - Free Web ...
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How to import GeoTIFF via postGIS into GeoServer?

As a simple test case, I'm trying to configure the software stack of OpenGeo such that I can display a GeoTIFF as an overlay to a normal map like OSM. So I perform the following steps: Create a ...
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GeoServer Callback Function Undefinded

Any idea why the function loadThis() comes back as undefined? I've tried adding jsonp: false which doesn't help either. The json object is returned properly, I can view it in FireBug, but I can't get ...
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WFS reprojection problems

In geoserver i have a layer in EPSG:4326. In OpenLayers i add it on map as WFS: markerLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector('Markers',{ strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX()], ...
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Is it required to use BBOX strategy with WFS protocol in OpenLayers?

is it a must to use BBOX strategy with WFS protocol in Vector layers ? I cannot display this layer without BBOX strategy: vLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Test", { styleMap: new ...
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Getting a constant background color for transparency

I am creating a series of tif files at 1:10k scale over a vast area (760 tiles) using arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF and then stitch them together to create a single ecw. The output looks ok but when I ...
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WFS-T Edit using OpenLayers, Geoserver, PostgreSQL (“error performing insert”)

I tried following the tutorials: http://www.gistutor.com/openlayers/22-advanced-openlayers-tutorials/47-openlayers-wfs-t-using-a-geoserver-hosted-postgis-layer.html and: ...
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How to configure Proxy.cgi with IIS

I installed GeoServer on server 172.20.100.13 and i also publish my OpenLayers application on same server. when i make the request to this server for accessing the page like, ...
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How to use cql_filter in OpenLayers.Control.WMSGetFeatureInfo?

I am a newbie and I am using OpenLayers, GeoServer 2.1.3. I have a function that works to filter the markers on the map with a CQL_FILTER function. But when I click on a marker it shows a popup with ...
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WMS Request Returns nothing with Geoserver

I'm having trouble with a select feature example in Geoserver and open layers. For some reason the request returns nothing. Here's the stripped down version that produces this: I have a small wms ...
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Any low-cost Virtual Private Servers able to run GeoServer?

I'm looking at virtual private server hosting options for GeoServer. At a recent conference, the most often cited cost of such servers was around $50/month. I've found a few places that advertize ...
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Can i do Custom Styling on Geoserver

i want to use Geoserver WMS server for custom styling. lets say i have an area as polygon in a shape file. But i dont have this area's temperature as an attribute. From a web service i gather ...
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How to migrate geoserver? [duplicate]

I have a geoserver installed on a server and I want to move the geoserver to another server. What is the easiest way to do that?
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Geoserver 2.1.1 with ECW support

I am trying to add ECW support into Geoserver 2.1.1 (also tried 1.7.7) but no luck so far. Does anyone have a step by step guide to add the ECW support ? (the one However, my understanding is that ...
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Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ArcGIS for Server or Geoserver?

I use Windows OS. The data (OpenStreetMap) are stored in a postgres/postgis database. How do I display this data correctly? Update: Now I use: geoserver-2.3.5.exe, ...
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Restrict CQL filter to an specific BBOX

I need to filter an OpenLayers layer using a CQL filter to an specific Bounding Box. Is it possible? Something like this isn't working: igh > 5000 AND ...
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WFS Request Layer (GML) with Filter

Is there a solution to request the GML layer from Geoserver with filter like using bbox: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/tiger/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0.0&request=GetFeature& ...
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Hardware configuration needed for geoserver to perform faster

I Build an application for enabling simple map layer switcher using EXT JS in this when user press refresh button( which present in the bottom of Layer Tab the application ) read all checked nodes ...
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The International Date Line wrap around

Using OpenLayers, I added a WFS layer (on GeoServer) with a filter that returns all features (black) that intersect my polygon (yellow) placed over some Latin American countries within certain dates. ...
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How to develop a map with layers in Geoserver?

I have two shapefiles and two rasters. I need to develop a map in Geoserver (ver. 2.0.2) with those 4 elements. They should be like layers which I can turn on or off. I added them on Geoserver like ...
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geoserver support to proxy other tiling services?

I'd like to use a central server to provide a common location for all of our mapping / imagery resources. Our data is primarily in the form of geotiffs with a variety of base layers from various ...
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Help Setting up GeoServer Proxy with OpenLayers

I have a GeoServer WMS in Apache-Tomcat at http://localhost:8080 and a mod_wsgi app in standard Apache at http://localhost:80/myapp. My OpenLayers map is being hosted statically by the Apache-Tomcat ...
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Cannot populate a Ext GridPanel through GeoExt WMSCapabilitiesStore

I've been working through a few tutorial/starter map samples on the OpenGeo and GeoExt websites and have come upon a problem I cannot solve. I'm trying to load a list of layers from my GeoServer into ...
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How to configure GeoServer for web hosting on window xp?

I want to access my data (shp, img, kml, tiff file) through IE, Google chrome or Mozilla, via local hosting (then through LAN). How to configure the GeoServer, so that the client (IE, chrome) can ...
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Problems using geoserver and postgis to perform wfs transaction?

I have been following the tutorial for transaction. I am using apache webserver and jetty powered geoserver for hosting and using proxy.cgi file for bypassing XHR requests. as described in tutorial ...
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Are there any Hosting companies, that offer Geoserver?

I am working with a non-profit, and we are planning to have a webmap for them. Most of the hosting providers just offer a simple LAMP setup on their Linux option, and if you want to install any ...
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Serving 4 band GeoTIFF in GeoServer 2.1.4

I have an uncompressed GeoTIFF file (figure 1) with the following band information: Image Structure Metadata: INTERLEAVE=PIXEL Band 1 Block=5000x1 Type=Byte, ColorInterp=Red Band 2 Block=5000x1 ...
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GetFeatureInfo Request with GeoServer and OpenLayers.loadURL Not Working

I'm making a simple GetFeatureInfo request against a GeoServer WMS, but it returns empty responses. The request utility I'm using is OpenLayers.loadURL. The funny thing is, I can paste the generated ...
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Using REST service with GeoServer

I have downloaded and installed GeoServer 2.1-RC1 which shipped with RESTconfig. How can i check whether REST service is installed with GeoServer or Not ? I put this ...