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

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GeoServer: Best way to publish 2500 TIFF or 71 ECW files?

I have ortophotos of an area that I need to serve as a background map for my vectors. I got it as 2500 files (71,5MB each) in raw TIFF format with corresponding TFW word file - 180GB of data. ...
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Editing PostGIS/GeoServer data via web?

I've got PostGIS installed and would like to create a web application to do some simple edits: Draw manually (over a Basemap) points, lines and polylines, using snapping points (points, end of ...
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Should I use a CMS for my web mapping application?

For my web mapping app, I am using GeoServer as server, PostGIS as spatial DB and OpenLayers on client side (as well as other JS libraries). The map is composed of base maps and vector layers. One of ...
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What are some web based clients for GeoServer?

There is a list of Web Clients for Geoserver on the Geoserver site (http://geoserver.org/display/GEOSDOC/Clients). Unfortunately, it is posted as no longer maintained. Does anyone have a current list ...
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How to get names of all layers in a store in GeoServer using OpenLayers

I have strict requirement to retrieve names of all layers in a GeoServer store using OpenLayers. I've gone through the post here, but it doesn't answer my question. I've also gone through GeoServer's ...
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What are hardware requirements for a cloud hosted PostGIS & GeoServer?

I have been playing with a local installation of PostGIS & GeoServer. I would like to move my work online now to share it with several collaborators. The proof of the concept map will consist of ...
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How to select fields returned by GeoServer WMS GetFeatureInfo request?

I'm running simple local mapping service based on PostGIS/GeoServer/OpenLayers stack. Following opengeo tutorial I've tied click events in OpenLayers to WMS GetFeatureInfo call using: map.events....
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How to get JSON from Geoserver using AJAX request

I am building a web mapping application using Leaflet and a sort of customized WFS-T API to place and retrieve features from PostGIS. I have the script for putting features in PostGIS tables down ...
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How do I use use custom fonts for labelling in Geoserver?

I want to use a custom font I have downloaded from the web with Geoserver for my labels. How do I specify the location of my font so that the font-family css parameter can read it? Ando Geoserver 2....
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Where to start with Web GIS development, or which technology to select? [duplicate]

I am very new to GIS development, and to be be frank I have no background about it at all. I searched the web but the tutorials I found seemed to assume the reader has some background information. ...
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GeoTiff size - what to do?

I have a whole series of GeoTiff tiles, each one about 250mb in size, in total just over 90gb. I want to be able to display these as a wms into QGIS to 20+ GIS users and in the end make them into a ...
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Geoserver/java out of heap space - how do I increase it?

I'm new to Geoserver, Ubuntu and Java, but have downloaded a virtual machine from gisvm.com and am getting up to speed. I got as far as configuring it with some fairly large shapefiles from a project ...
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How to filter big datasets in Geoserver WMS?

Is there a good way to filter datasets with approx 50,000 features in Geoserver? I'd have to select between 100 and 200 features based on ids. These ids are different from the FeatureIds. Couldn't ...
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Web mapping software for a huge raster time series?

I'm an ArcGIS Desktop user who is stepping into the world of web mapping for the first time. Following advice I found here on GIS.SE, I started with the free tutorials from OpenGeo. However, I ...
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How to preserve topology while editing polygons in OpenLayers?

I’m facing this issue: I have a chloropleth map based on a set of polygons with some data. Using WFS-T (postgis, geoserver, openlayers) I am able to edit the geometry of the polygons. This works fine. ...
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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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QGIS Server limitations?

QGIS Server seems to be fairly simple to setup and create services, however I'm wondering if there are any limitations with using it opposed to MapServer or GeoServer. My current server ...
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What's the best way to display a huge Aerial image using Geoserver

I have an Aerial image - Almost 1.5 GB , GEOTIFF - and i have been trying to add it as a layer in Geoserver .. Adding the layer went successful , but the performance were very bad . I tried to cache ...
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What is the best practice to show GPS movements on map (Openlayers or Leaflet) using DB and Geoserver?

I have GPS unit which update the DB with Points every 10 seconds. I want to show the position in real time (as much as I can) on map using OL or Leaflet. What I did is serving the Point as Layer in ...
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How to create layer group in geoserver with gsconfig?

How can I create layer groups using python gsconfig ?
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GeoServer Point Stacker: does identify work on non-clustered points?

I'm a newbie to use GeoServer and SLDs so, sorry in advance if my question is stupid. I'm trying to use the Point Stacker rendering transfomation for to cluster my point layer. I've a POSTGIS point ...
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How to calculate the scale of current Zoom Level with parameters like extent, resolution?

I got the following parameters: Width and height of Map: 450px, 560px units : 'meters' maxExtent : new OpenLayers.Bounds(806677.9759,802420.9858,8876817.5647,853497.8186405064) resolutions: [199....
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How do I edit info feature attributes in GeoServer with OpenLayers

Can you help me? I have a very difficult problem when doing project... I have used OpenLayers and GeoServer. When I click in the map to get feature info, I receive the info for the feature and ...
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Android native app - Geoserver

I am involved in a bigger university mobile application project and my task is to design and develop a mobile module regarding map and location-based services in a native Android application. ...
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What's role of WFS-T in webapp?

I have more experience in "traditional" (Java EE) webapp development, and I am trying to figure out a decent design for a mapping web application. My application has a map, and users can see and edit ...
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Using local tiles created in Geowebcache with OpenLayers

I am trying to setup an Openlayers page that uses a local tile cache that I have created using Geowebcache. But the HTML page and the tiles will be stored in an Amazon S3 bucket So far I have setup ...
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How to use a common GeoWebCache for multiple Geoservers?

I had multiple Geoserver's (5) in different systems one is back up for another with same port and same layers are published . I know that every Geoserver is integrated with Geowebcache. Now I want to ...
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Geoserver + MongoDB: connection OK but layers list empty

I setted up Geoserver (ver. 2.5.2) with the MongoDB plugin (ver. 11.2 - http://repo.opengeo.org/org/geotools/gt-mongodb/11.2/). The connection between Geoserver and MongoDB is OK and when I create a ...
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GeoServer - What are the pro's / con's of running on a windows server vs. a linux server?

We're in the process of trying to decide where to host our GeoServer installation in production. Are there any major pro's / con's to hosting on windows vs. linux?
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Is it possible to put Geoserver behind a proxy and access the WMS/WFS using OpenLayers

I just start to work with Geoserver and Openlayers and one of the main concerns of the project now is do not expose the geoserver web interface outside of the internal network. No access to www....
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Force SRID in views in Postgis 2.0

I have a very tricky problem: I have a Postgis 2.0 database, used as datastore for Geoserver 2.1.3 I have a table with a geometry column (named shape), with SRID 4326 I have created a view like this:...
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SLD Editor with GUI? [closed]

I am setting up a GeoServer instance to serve up a few different PostGIS databases. I have GeoServer up and running however, it takes me forever to enter the SLD into GeoServer by hand. Is there a ...
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Configuring Geoserver to use a specific postgis geometry column as the default

I have a PostGIS table with two geometry columns, both multipolygon but one with SRID 4326, the other 3857. When publishing the table in Geoserver, I realize that Geoserver defaults to using the first ...
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Getting MongoDB Working with GeoServer

I'd like to use a MongoDB database from GeoServer. There seems to be a GeoTools plug-in available (http://repo.opengeo.org/org/geotools/gt-mongodb/), and I've dropped the latest version (8.2) into the ...
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Upload Shape File using GeoServer REST API and C#

I'd like to upload shape files using GeoServer REST API and C#. So far, I can create workspaces using the REST API and C#. From GeoServer documentation (specific to cURL), the difference between ...
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Cant see WFS-T layer with OpenLayers and GeoServer (Windows)

I am trying to implement a simple test of a OpenLayers + WFS-T + GeoServer -setup. I have followed the instructions by populating PostGIS and configuring GeoServer, and can see the WFS-T layer data in ...
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How to initialize a WFS Layer?

Here is the code block (the layers are stored in Oracle database): var saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); var adresspt_wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Address points WFS", ...
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Simplify GeoServer WFS output

I am dealing with some large datasets and would like to minimise the amount of data sent over the network. I am using OpenLayers' BBox strategy to only transfer the data that is needed but I am ...
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What is the correct way to convert a USGS Orthoimage from WorldImage format to tiled GeoTiff for GeoServer?

USGS provides different resolution orthoimage quadrangles in the WorldImage format (*.tif with an accompanying *.tfw world file). Some of these quadrangles can be used by GeoServer (2.1.0 - 2.1.2) by ...
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How do I use base layer of two different projection Spherical Mercator and WGS84?

How do I add baselayer with two different projection? I have added overlayer with a different projection(EPSG:4326), but I need to add base layer with various projection Google Map My vector layer ...
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What tile/tiling strategy should I use with GeoNode/GeoServer?

I've got a wicked GeoNode instance running, loaded with some basic vector data. I want to be able to serve our local-County aerial imagery as a basemap within GeoNode. I am thoroughly overwhelmed with ...
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Is it possilbe to change SLD from client side?

How to change predefile SLD in client side? The reason I want this is I want to turn label on and off on client side.
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Raster data on PostGIS

I need to publish raster and vector data through GeoServer WMS service and I have already chosen PostGIS as datasource to keep vector data. Now I would like to know what is the best practice to work ...
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How to store and serve data and its progress over time in GeoServer?

I recently started working with GeoServer and stored some shape files. I successfully can retrieve the data as JSON. The data I want to maintain in the database changes over time. I do not want to ...
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How to create an animated map?

I am seeking to create an animated map illustrating the simultaneous movement of different objects across a large area over time. The display should be capable of playing automatically, or by ...
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ogr2ogr when importing from file geodatabase and using in Python?

I want import data from my GDB to PostGIS. It works fine on some datasets (all records -data- is imported or nothing is imported) from a gdb but just doesn't import others. I can't find any ...
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Problem loading SID to geoserver

I have a folder with .sdw and .sid files I want to server using geoserver. I've followed the instructions here which basically means to install GDAL extensions and binaries on the geoserver machine. ...
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WFS Caching / Back button

I'm using WFS protocol on Vector layer / GeoServer / PostGIS Currently the map is refreshing and calling new requests whenever i do anything like searching or drawing and when i move back to a part ...
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GeoServer - Serving html files

Encountering a Geoserver - Openlayer WFS layer not visible I found this interesting answer . Solution about html page on the server surprised me very much as I tried previously to load an html page ...
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How to add time and elevation dimension attributes to Geoserver rasters?

In geoserver, when I edit a postgis raster layer and click on the Dimensions Tab, I can't enable either of the Time or Elevation dimensions. The following message appears next to each of the ...