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

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What is the main benefit and drawback of: GeoServer, MapServer, Mapnik? [duplicate]

For the purpose of creating a comparison table, please recommend a couple of feature fields that would apply to each FOSS GIS server. And, perhaps answer the question of which desktop GIS System, ...
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GeoServer - GeoWebCache tile larger than others

GeoServer Version 2.2.4, GeoTools Version 8.6, GWC 1.3-RC5 I have an issue where a tile is sized incorrectly and misaligned when I provide a gutter for a layer's tile caching. The issue occurs in the ...
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GeoServer WMS OGC-filter fails with “I dont understand the tag: gml:Polygon”

I'm trying to construct an OGC filter to pass to a WMS GetMap request to GeoServer but I can't seem to do it. The goal is to show the parts of the layer that intersects with a supplied polygon. ...
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SLD - disable follow line

I have a simple SLD style using in GeoServer v2.3.0 and testing in uDig. I have a interstate symbol that I do not want the label symbol to follow the line. I thought if I set: <sld:VendorOption ...
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not able to view imported .tif file in geoserver

I am using geoserver. I have imported a .tif file using postgis, which has been saved in vector type layer in geoserver. Now, whenever, I preview it, the layer gets automatically downloaded as wms ...
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tomcat 5.5.20 on geoserver 2.3

i know it is curious, but i want to run Geoserver 2.3.0 on Tomcat 5.5.20. When i deploy the war file, it deploys successful but i cant start the Geoserver. Message: FAIL - Application at context ...
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Create custom Authentication filter in GeoServer 2.3.0

Context In my current project, I've the requirement to validate that requests coming to GeoServer (2.3.0) are allowed. The project holds those facts: the GS client cannot provide the principal ...
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How to let users download data from Geoserver?

I'm looking for a way to let user download data made visible to him from Geoserver. I was thinking about using WFS for this purpose, but I don't know how to make it authenticated/secured? Do I have ...
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raster2pgsql missing in Opengeo-suite installation

I installed opengeo-suite 3.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 and although the stack seems to be working fine, raster2pgsql is no where to be seen! root@mywebsite:/usr/local/lib/postgresql/9.2# locate raster2pgsql ...
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Can Geoserver return the raster value of a lat/lon point

I have a GeoTIFF published by Geoserver 2.2 and being used by Leaflet via WMS. How can I get Geoserver to return the raster value at a lat/long point? I'm guessing it has to do with using WCS, but ...
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Slippy map format

When do you decide which to use? I've started using Geoserver and it seems like map files are downloaded to the browser (using Leaflet) in the WFS format. When I look at OSM, Mapbox etc, they use ...
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How to print gwc layer?

I have gwc layer on my Geoserver. Now i want print this layer using Geoserver print module but dont know how to do this. When i try wms layer all works fine. But how to print gwc layer? MORE INFO ...
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A PROBLEM WITH XML Standard Layer Descriptor for GeoServer

I wrote an xml in Standard Layer Descriptor for GeoServer, with the objective to map a satellite image with discrete values. I wrote: < ColorMap type="intervals"> < ColorMapEntry ...
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Transfer OpenLayers map from one pc to another [duplicate]

I have a following question, I created a web application - I used geoserver to create an openlayers map. As a sever I was using apache tomcat. If i want to run this server on different machine, what ...
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Extract tiff from WPS execute response

I am very new with OWS, specially WPS, and I am testing 52North WPS for a project. I have run the Sextante visibility process, which result format is a tiff image. The execute response starts as ...
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Styled Layer Descriptor importing Problem

I Published a shape file in geoserver and changed that shape file style using Udig via WFS and then SLD file exported to some other place . My problem is while I'm trying to upload that SLD file in ...
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User defined Polygon disappears with featureadded and selectfeature

I am trying to achieve the following functionality: 1. User draws a polygon. 2. Once complete, fetch features in that polygon( Using WFS). 3. On Select polygon, show the features that intersect that ...
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How to place map legends and titles in Geoserver?

I am new to geoserver and tried to learn from basics & familiar with GIS concepts. I published a shape file in geoserver, Now I want to add a title & legend to the published file. Please ...
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how to produce xml file in SLD to add discrete colors and color legend

I have to produce a xml file, according to Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) (for more informations you can see: http://www.opengeospatial.org/standards/sld). The file is required by GeoServer and it has ...
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Is GeoServer Image Pyramid upscaling?

I have an Image Pyramid in GeoServer 2.2 RC3 (not the latests - I know, but I have other pyramids working here). The total size is around 1TB and file size is around 1-2GB for each GeoTIFF. When ...
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CQL Filter on WMS [duplicate]

I have CQL_Filter which filters WMS layer and displays only the points I asked for, The problem is that all features even the hidden, keep showing its popup when I click on their spot. So, as I ...
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Geoserver proxy extention

i got geoserver 2.1.2 and when i wanna add the jar file ( for proxy extention for geoserver) in the desired file "geoserver 2.1.2/webapps/geoserver/WEB-INF/lib" and clicked to "Proxy Admin Page" in ...
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Geoserver, Arc 10 or Windows 7 problem?

I wonder if you can help me resolve a problem. I have given access to a WMS served up through Geoserver to various members of staff and it works fine on Arc 10 running on Windows XP. However I get an ...
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I want to change using C# the style of a set of shapefiles once I have uploaded them or while I am uploading them

I am using C# and the WebRequest class to create a worksapce and then another WebRequest to create a datastore and upload a folder full of shapefiles to a geoserver. However, I would also like to ...
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Open Layers, Geoserver WMS and OSM Cloudmade?

While I have some familiarity with GIS, this is my first attempt using OpenLayers. I am trying to display the following layers in Openlayers: 1) Cloudmade Base Map 2)WMS Data overlay from my ...
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Schema for offline map editing and pass to production environment

I'm working with QuantumGIs and PostgreSQL/Postgis. So when I edit the layers, the changes are reflected on the DB. The thing is I want to do some "offline" editing before committing the changes to ...
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DescribeProcess response in Geoserver

The Encoding and the Schema tag for ComplexData in a DescribeProcess-Response document is an optional parameter (defined in the WPS Specification). In GeoServer, the Response document doesn't contain ...
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Solve Mysql Spatial error

Converting shp2mysql will leads an null value in geom filed. how to rectify the the problem. shp2mysql -s 32643 landuse landuse LIS >landuse.sql
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Load a feature from geoserver using WFS protocol on localhost

I am a student enginner in GIS , I want to load my features from geoserver using WFS protocol. I'm using this code but it's not appearing in my browser OpenLayers.ProxyHost = ...
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Default value in WPS input

I'm using GeoServer and want to add a WPS with default values. How can I define an optional parameter as a WPS input? I think, that I have to define this parameter with a multiplicity of 0, but how ...
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Recommended way for changing value in PostGIS using GeoServer

I have a map being rendered from PostGIS using GeoServer. I frequently make some edits to the map and update the new value by directly connecting to the PostGIS database and then making the changes ...
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Shp2pgsql - exec() not allowed on external server

Me and my collegue are using the shp2pgsql and psql commands in php code (a Drupal module to be precise). We put these commands in a php variable and use the exec() command to execute them. This ...
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In what format WMSgetFeatureinfo return data?

In what format WMSgetFeatureInfo return data ? and how get particular data from html table using openlayers ........ thanks for any help...
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GeoServer: Shapefile or PostGIS?

I'm going to build a web application, which will render around ten maps using GeoServer. I will be also changing the attribute data in the application for some layers. So, what is the recommended ...
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Possible ways to display maps offline, inside mobile hybrid app

I want to develop a mobile hybrid application to run on both Android & iPhone devices in which i want to display my own map data. I have the SHP files with the data i need. I have Geoserver and ...
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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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Grouping of layer with GeoServer and OpenLayers

I need help to display layers group/non group 1. with checkbox to select layer or group 2. icon/symbol for each layer. I saw example codes from OpenLayers where it's adding the layers statically. ...
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GeoServer cascading WMS, FeatureInfo is lost

I'm trying to cascade a WMS service in GeoServer (http://grb.agiv.be/geodiensten/raadpleegdiensten/GRB/wms?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS). I can view the cascaded layers just fine, but ...
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GeoServer 2.3 how to enable jsonp

I'd like to enable jsonp on GeoServer 2.3.0. The docs say to set ENABLE_JSONP to true. A response from the GeoServer users list says to edit web.xml, (set System variable ENABLE_JSONP=true and ...
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GeoServer 2.3.0 Proxy Setting

I've upgraded to GeoServer 2.3.0 running on Apache Tomcat 7.0.39 on my host WebFaction. My websites and GeoServer are on same host but different ports. How do I go about setting a proxy so that my ...
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Geoserver cascading and fetching projection

I tried to use cascade of WMS from this portal in order to cache wms layers http://geoportal.dgu.hr/wms?request=GetCapabilities Native for this portal is EPSG:3765, but EPSG:31275 is also supported ...
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Geoserver, openlayers and WMS

I have millions of seismic lines to publish on a map (3,000,000+) so WFS is not really an option at a large scale. For this reason I will have to use WMS. My question is, is it possible using ...
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How to store an image in PostgreSQL and display it in an openlayers popup?

This is question regarding storing of image in PostgreSQL and display in openlayers popup through geoserver(using wms service). PostgreSQL is installed in my virtual machine. I tried to store image ...
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How to create WMS service with GeoServer?

I am trying to build first WMS service with GeoServer. I have made layer from shape and layer preview works fine. How can I open this layer with QGIS? How to do map with OpenLayers? I have tried to ...
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SLD style definition from GeoServer to Drupal

I've been experimenting with the SLD style definitions in both GeoServer and Drupal. What I want to achieve is to create a new style in GeoServer (by a curl operation, but I know how that works) and ...
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How can I parse the SLD file that sits in Geoserver so that I can apply the styling to WFS layer?

I have a layer that can be configured to render as WFS or WMS. I want to apply the same sld styling that I have defined in Geoserver to make it consistent. But when I try to get the SLD text from ...
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How to get JAI + JBoss 7.1.1 + Geoserver 2.3.0 to work?

I'm trying to use JBoss 7.1.1 instead Tomcat. My configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Oracle JDK 1.7 (env varibles are set correctly) JAI and JAI ImageIO installed by following help document: ...
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running geoserver in tomcat7 with eclipse

i downloaded geoserver,put it in tomcat7, lunched tomcat7 with powercmd and published my layers and styles.i created a web application, where i add the laters above to a google basemap. Now when i ...
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GIS Server - evaluation architecture

Building from my previous questions: QGIS Server limitations? I want to evaluate performance of both MapServer and GeoServer. Can both servers exist on the same machine (each serving out WMS) or ...
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Value at a particular spot on Geoserver Heatmap

Geoserver is drawing from a PostGIS database to generate a heatmap using this SLD extension. Leaflet then overlays the heatmap over the base layer. Question: How can you determine the value at a ...