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 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: ...
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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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Getting WFS data from Geoserver into leaflet

I'm trying to use a ajax call to load WFS data from geoserver into a GeoJson layer in leaflet. When I do the following message in the console: XMLHttpRequest cannot load ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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Design question: what's the role of WFS-T in this kind of 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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GeoServer Layer from PostGIS not updating

I created a WMS layer from a PostGIS table with a fraction of total polygons in GeoServer. Everything displayed fine. Then, I added the rest of the polygons to the table in postgis. For some reason ...
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Sending xml post request to geoserver

This may be simple question but I can't get started. This tutorial from pen state university has xml request <wfs:GetFeature service="WFS" version="1.0.0" outputFormat="GML2" – we would like ...
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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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How do I change geotiff “no data” color to white/transparent rather than black?

I am preparing data for inclusion into a geonetwork node, where the maps are displayed via geoserver. The problem is that cells that have"no data" are displaying as black in the geotiff and I am ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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grib2 to raster? (grib2 -> raster2pgsql -> PostGIS 2.0 -> GeoServer)

I'm looking to implement import of US National Weather Service data for doing various sorts of models (www.soils.wisc.edu/uwex_agwx if you're curious about what we're doing with the data). The ...
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Create a Layer in GeoServer using REST

As part of a possible solution to this question i want create a layer in GeoServer via REST that supplies a SQL statement along with a userid. Reading I think i would create a feature type and ...
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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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How to add wms layer in OpenLayers from a geoserver?

How to overlay a wms layer from geoserver (localhost)in Open layers? What is the basic syntax of Geoserver WMS Layer? Details are as follow ! workspace name: india layer name:hospitals. <script ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Only return the NumberOfFeatures in a WFS query

I'm running a GetFeature WFS query in Geoserver (looking for features within a polygon) but all I actually want is the total number of features. Is there a way of just returning this info (in the hope ...
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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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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 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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Difficulty to display WMS and Googlemaps layers using Geoext and ext

i have the following code on my html file: // World Geodetic System 1984 projection var WGS84 = new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:4326"); // WGS84 Google Mercator projection var ...
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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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How to change the WMS Background Color in OpenLayers?

I am using geoserver to serve up an image pyramid basemap. I want to have all areas outside of the data extent be black (instead of white). I have the map displayed inside of a div tag and changing ...
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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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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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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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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 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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GeoServer GetFeatureInfo Template

I have for now just used the standard Get Feature Template in the documentation. The first example should make all the returned data format into bullets instead of little tables. For some reason my ...
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GeoServer Web Admin Interface: 404 error

I'm working through the OpenGeo workshop and I'm stuck with setting up a GeoServer. When I try to access the Web Admin Interface localhost:8080/geoserver/, Tomcat reports a "HTTP 404 Status" error ...
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GeoServer layer preview shows only missing images for tiles

Just getting started with GeoServer and already running into problems. When I click on Layer Preview and view any of the preloaded data in OpenLayers (or any other format) it is just blank and has the ...
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How to set up a layer control using Leaflet?

I have been working on a mapping application using Leaflet. I am using a WMS on Geoserver to get my layers, which are overlaid on a cloudmade basemap. I tried to use the layer control on my map by ...
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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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How to send WPS request using OpenLayers

I have generated the WPS request below using GeoServer's WPS Request Builder. I wish to append more parameters to this request (geometry selection), and then send it either using GET or POST from ...
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How to access both IIS and Geoserver at port 80 from outside the production environment?

At production server, IIS and GeoServer are installed. I can access IIS at port 80 From out side the production environment. i also want to access GeoServer at the same port 80 from out side of ...
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Reproject a vector layer (EPSG:27700) using WFS onto a googlemaps background (EPSG:900913)

I have the following HTML-javascript code and i have problems reprojecting the vector layer (WFS) from EPSG:27700 (British National Grid) to EPSG:900913 (googlemaps). I managed to project the WMS ...
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Geoserver: Georectification via SLD fails

Situation I have a raster image and the coordinates of its four corner pixels. My goal is to warp the image with respect to this coordinates ("georectify") on the fly when requested via GeoServer to ...
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GeoServer and OpenLayers in production - Securing WMS calls?

I've a mapping site where users have to login in with username and password. Once logged in the user gets a map of their data using WMS and WFS to display and edit data. This data is served using ...