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

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Tips for improving GeoServer WPS Performance

I have the following filter: function getFilter(polygon) { var filter = '<ogc:Filter>' + '<ogc:Intersects>' + '<ogc:PropertyName>the_geom</ogc:PropertyName>' + ...
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Failed to seed layer in GWC of GeoServer when Zoom Start is selected greater than 4 using a user-defined Grid Set

Everybody, I'm undergoing development on a application which is constructed by GeoServer and OpenLayers. Considering that there is a large set of layers (8 layer groupS and totally 121 layers) to ...
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C# Library for consuming Geoserver REST?

I am currently experimenting with Geoserver and it's capabilities within C#. One thing I would like to do is query the server for basic information (existing workspaces, layers, layer attributes, ...
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Passing selected polygon to INTERSECTS filter in a WFS request

In the code below, <ogc:Filter> <ogc:Intersects> <ogc:PropertyName>the_geom</ogc:PropertyName> <ogc:Function name="querySingle"> ...
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Geoserver returning Translator Error when I use PropertyIsLike

I'm converting a WFS app from MapServer to GeoServer (2.1.4) and have hit a snag around PropertyIsLike. Whenever I include it in a getFeature's filter I get back a ServiceException as seen below. ...
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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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Is there a parellel line function for slds?

I am attempting to make an sld style which symbolizes a line with an offset. I have tried with filters, functions online graphics but can achieve only ugly results. The line consists out of 2 line ...
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How to make WFS layer with GeoExt?

Can u help me with WFS on GEOExt? Im read tutorial and see this code. proxy: new GeoExt.data.ProtocolProxy({ protocol: new OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS({ url: "/geoserver/ows", ...
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Publish Vector and Raster (GeoTiff) layer in Geoserver SLD

Base layer and overlay layer are same when opening in ArcMap But When publishing the same layers in geoserver , distraction of 27 meter. I have attached an example image to show the problem.
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GeoServer: Cross Layer Filtering vs Layer Groups

To pull features using WFS from several layers in one request, I have two options: One, create a layer group, and then get features from the layer group, as opposed to individual layers. Two, use ...
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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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Geoserver SLD for OSM valdation errors

I'm trying to build a Geoserver (V2.0.2) style file for OSM data using https://github.com/FlorentDotMe/OSM-Styles-for-GeoServer as a starting point but they produce a number of validation errors Can ...
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problem after merge shapefiles, can't show it on OpenLayers with GeoServer

I have 5 .shp files, after merge it with geomerge, I can't use it on OpenLayers with GeoServer. it's only show white layer and when i click it, it show error message: Internal error occurred ShapeType ...
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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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Geoservers communicating with other Geoservers

I am able to connect to multiple Geoservers using the Geonetwork but is it possible for two Geoservers to communicate with each other without the Geonetwork?
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GeoServer + OpenLayers: How can I sum points in a selected polygon in my WMS layer

I have two layers: one representing admin boundaries (multipolygon), and the other representing population (multipoint). I've made it possible to select a polygon to display. For the displayed ...
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Geowebcache REST 404's

I'm running Geoserver 2.1.3 (SVN 16668) and am trying to get REST working with GeoWebCache. I've got :8080/geoserver/rest working correctly, and am able to interact with that side of things. However, ...
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add description to a new polygon and save -> postgres + geoserver + openlayers -> wfs-t insert

actually it is possible to draw a new polygon with openlayers and save it over WFS-T-insert (geoserver wfs-t 1.1.0) in my postgres-db: var save = new OpenLayers.Control.Button({ title: "Save ...
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How can we display an animated output for watershed management in openlayers

Here i'm using Tomcat(7.0)+GeoServer(2.1.3)+Openlayers(2.11). How can we display an output like Flow of water for the forest watershed management application. I have to show the water flow Based ...
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GeoServer WPS Aggregation Functions Example

The scenario: I want to present a user with names of polygons from a layer in GeoServer. I then display the polygon(s) whose name(s) the user selected. What I've done: I have a search box, which ...
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How import a shapefile on-the-fly and have GeoServer render it instantly?

I am tasked with adding one feature to an existing app. It was built with OpenLayers and GeoServer. The task is to import a shapefile on-the-fly and have GeoServer render it instantly. However, I ...
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Is it possible to write a server to handle OpenLayers.Protocol.HTTP({url: “/cgi-bin/fs/workspace/” …}) which was done by FeatureServer

I am a newbie to geoserver and openlayers. Recently, I am stuck in saving changes(drawing polygons and points) of the feature vectors to a local(geoserver/www/...) .json file. The tutorial I ...
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Export Map to GeoPDF

I am using GeoServer/OpenLayers to build a map website. One of things I want to do is to export a map to GeoPDF. It's not an export from desktop software. More specifically, map tiles are added as ...
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Background no data areas appearing where raster and vector data meet in Geoserver

I'm using Geoserver (2.1) to load raster data with the Imagemosaic plugin and then using Geowebcache to cut this data into tiles across the full coverage of the British National Grid. However the data ...
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how do I get php to connect automatically to GeoServer?

how do I get php to connect automatically to GeoServer?? so I do not need to go into GeoServer manually by entering the username and password. And how to queries on PostGIS can directly publish and ...
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Querying Additional Styles from Geoserver

I'm using GeoServer 2.1.2, and I've got a layer to which I've applied added additional WMS styles. However, I'm having trouble working out how to query the layer and retrieve the list of available ...
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QGIS: WMS misalignment

I am experiencing a small screen space offset when using a WMS layer (origin is GeoServer 2.1.4): The image shows a red square which is the top left pixel of a tile (GeoTIFF). An exact copy of the ...
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QGIS & WMS: Different aspect ratio between width/height and bbox

I am experiencing a small screen space offset when using a WMS layer (origin is GeoServer 2.1.4). Looking at the requests from QGIS (1.7.4) to my GeoServer I realised that the aspect ratio between the ...
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Publish PostGIS raster to geoserver

I have a database of raster and vector and I want to use them in my webmapping. There is not a problem to publish the vector using geoserver but I can't publish my raster. Is there possibility to ...
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How to retrieve a single polygon from a multipolygon layer in GeoServer

I have a multipolygon layer in GeoServer. The layer represents states within a country. I want to enable a user to search for a specific state, and then only the selected state to be displayed on the ...
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how to create thematic map using OpenLayers and Geoserver?

I am still a beginner in learning GeoServer and OpenLayers. I tried to create thematic maps of the map that I publish in GeoServer. I used openlayer to show the map in web browser. When i want to ...
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Displaying Feature Info for a user defined polygon

To retrieve feature info for a polygon selection, I have the OpenLayers code below: var featureTypes = ["nig_admin1", "nig_admin2", "nig_admin3", "nig_landscan"]; var populationCtrl ...
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How to add a title in a GetLegendGraphic Request

The GetLegendGraphic request works well. I display the legend at a fixed position in my viewer using OpenLayers. But I would like to know if there is any way to add some custom text to the legend. ...
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Geoserver in LifeRay

Hi i want to use geoserver+openlayers in LifeRay portlet. My main question its how to do this? I mean how to include geoserver in liferay, how to open geoserver's admin panel in liferay. Next question ...
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Labels not visible at same zoom range

I am using geoserver and sld : I want to make all labels visible at all zoom levels. How can I do that with SLD? <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <StyledLayerDescriptor ...
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OpenLayers GetFeatureInfo for GeoServer Layer Groups

I've created a GeoServer layer group. I'm using OpenLayers.Layer.WMS to retrieve the layer group, and this works fine. In addition, I'd like to pull feature info for the layer. For this, I'm using ...
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GeoServer Plugin Dev Guide

I was searching for some sort of a guide to develop a plugin on GeoServer, but couldn't find it. Is there any good example I could study instead? Thanks FD
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GeoServer REST API Timeout Error

I'm trying to upload a 20MB shapefile using the REST API, but gets a timeout error. I can upload smaller files without problems. I'd like to be able to upload a shapefile of any size without ...
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Advice on a generic open-source package roadmap

I just wanted to ask an advice from the open source GIS gurus on a recommended stack to use for my envisioned project, as I do not fully understand the limits of the possible with most packages. I ...
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A WMS layer fails to show at some scales

I am tring to overlay my WMS layer on Google but at a particular scale it doesn't show the data of my layer. What can be the problem? <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head ...
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Its possible to catch ServiceException in Openlayers?

Im trying to catch exception in OpenLayers using vector layers in conjunction with http protocol, its possible to intercept an ServiceException from geoserver ... it will be great to display some ...
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Openlayers WMS layer not diplaying in IE windows mobile 6 emulator

I am new to openlayers. I tried this example. I have published world shapefile to tiger workspace as 'country' layer to geoserver and want to access with WMS. The world map is getting displayed in IE ...
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Removing “the_geom” field in the .csv output of Geoserver

Good day sires. My team is currently working to develop a web-based GIS for a government client and we're using Geoserver 2.1.1 as our server application. We're trying to play around with ...
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pdf google maps export

In my php+postgis+geoserver+OL application I have to export a map in a pdf file. This map has two layer: the base is a google map layer and a vector layer as overlay. Is there a way to make a pdf ...
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Send XML WFS Request via PHP

I'm trying to build a web mapping app that retrieves data from our WFS server. I'd like to avoid JavaScript for the main search scripts. From what's I've read the best way to send the XML POST ...
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Uploading unprojected shape files using GeoServer REST API

I have a number of shapefiles that lack the .prj file. I'm able to upload them to geoserver using the rest api. However, I'm unable to serve them after upload. Which brings me to the question as to ...
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Draw polygon with gradient color in Geoserver

I have polygon like sector. I want to fill it with gradient color. Is it possible to do this in Geoserver? Thanks. UPDATE I found some code with filling image <FeatureTypeStyle> ...
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CQL Filter in Geoserver very slow?

I am experimenting with CQL filtering in Geoserver. I have two layers, one (A) has 8000 features, the other one (B) has 3000 features or so. I would like to search of layer A for intersection with ...
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Advice on ideal server specifications

I am looking for your thoughts on ideal server specifications for a moderately sized habitat mapping project. My current server is about to reach its storage capacity, so I am researching buying a ...
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Vector layer feature destroys after geometry transform

I want to get drawn polygon coordinates. var myLatLonSquare = vectorLayer.features[0].geometry.transform(map.getProjectionObject(), new OpenLayers.Projection("EPSG:4326")); ...