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

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Can I have two templates (content.ftl) on Geoserver?

Hi I am using geoserver for creating two web map applications. Under geoserver data directory, I have changed the content.ftl files for the use of my first map application. Now I am building the ...
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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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Effective way for creating Open Source Web mapping applications

Sorry for asking such a basic question, but these days there is lot of advancement on open source technologies. My requirements for my application are below Basic Map application with zoom, pan, ...
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Linking sld to vector layer

I have created a vector layer by reading a geojson file and I have a SLD file created for this layer. I am wondering how do I link the SLD file to the layer. I had a read of this example on Openlayers ...
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OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.fromWMSLayer not working

Hi I am trying to follow the example here http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/getfeature-wfs.html to select features from a WMS layer on Geoserver. var wms27 = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( ...
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get all the possible parameters of sql view

I have a Geoserver layer coming from a postGIS database. Among other attributes, I have one that is related to the date data we've collected, called departuretime. We use this attribute to display a ...
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How can I zoom to extenct according for dynamic WMS (coming from DB)?

I have a WMS layer that is coming from SQL View. I want to be able to zoom to extent of layer when clicking a button (view changes because data keep coming to the DB). How can I get the rectangle ...
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Creating chart from openlayers map

Hi I have a web map application which displays wms layers from geoserver. I am looking to add a functionality which will allow users to click on multiple map objects. The application will then ...
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Configure Python with Geoserver

I am developing a WebGIS application with: Openlayers 2.12 PostgreSQL 9.2 with PostGIS 2.0 extension Geoserver 2.2.3 Apache 2.0 configured with Tomcat 7.0.35 PROBLEM One of the services of the ...
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Can GeoWebCache response GeoTiff format image

I use GeoServer integrated with GeoWebCache. There are some default formats:jpg\png\png8\gif, but no GeoTiff - how can I add this format. I develop 3D-GIS client, and my client only supports jpg and ...
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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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database-backed WMS service runs as transaction

I'm trying to tame a geoserver 2.3.2 installation (backed by Postgres 9.1 and Postgis 1.5) by determining which of the many, many layers are actually being used. To this end, I've set up an audit ...
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how to get map from geoserver using longitude,latitude,zoom level,device width and height?

I need show a map as image(gif) in my windows mobile. Only i will get center latlon value , zoom level and width-height mobile screen. Please help me to solve this. Thanks & Regards Shafeek
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Is GeoServer getting coordinate output in GeoJSON WFS wrong?

When I do a WFS request to GeoServer and specify the SRS like this: http://myserver.com/geoserver/wfs? service=wfs& version=2.0.0& request=GetFeature& ...
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Openlayers - Geoserver - tranforming srs of layers to match the base layer

I have the following two layers and Open Street Map (OSM) layer. A part of the script is given below. My problem is when I view the results from the browser both the layers fall on a wrong ...
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How to ask the Interpolate function with CQL in Geoserver?

I like to display my own picture on Geoserver. But I want to use the geoserver's dynamic feature to color my picture. As explain in the documentation, I tried the purposed solutions : create a ...
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WMS: point “pointer” symbol with offset - getFeatureInfo search area slight mismatch

I'd like to ask what ways there might be to adjust a point's getFeatureInfo search area so that it matches a "pointer" (i.e slightly offset) symbol. We are running GeoServer 2.2.0 (part of an Opengeo ...
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How to redraw WMS layer on OpenLayers without flickering from geoserver?

I have a WMSlayer that is updated every 10sec with new data from SQL. Whenever I redraw the layer using redraw(true) , the map screen flickers. Is there a way to do it without flickering ?
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WFS request with Openlayers; blank request

I'm having trouble to add a WFS layer over an OSM map. At first I thought that my data had a problem, and I thus decided to adapt one of the example on the Openlayers website. I have no error ...
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OGC filter intersects polygon

I am trying to get a selection of points in my dataset, by selecting a polygon and returning all points inside it. I am using an OGC fiter, and currently I am testing it directly in the OpenLayers ...
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Geoserver ImageMosaic: error connecting to WorldImage

I would like to use the ImageMosaic plugin to set up a Geoserver layer which refers to a WorldImage, just like in the official tutorial. As a simple test case, I put a custom folder into my Geoserver ...
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GeoServer using GeoWebcache and SQL Server whats the process?

I'm using GeoWebCache and GeoServer to tile cache a layer of data from a SQL Server database. If I seed the cache and I send a tiled WMS request what occurs? Does GeoServer make a call to SQL Server ...
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Problems saving moved points via OpenLayers

I am trying to implement what is described by @underdark in this post but have hit a snag. I have a point layer stored in PostGIS and served via GeoServer to a webpage using Openlayers. The data ...
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Selection problem in WMS layer using OpenLayers

I added 4 WMS layers (three polygons and one have point geometry) from GeoServer on my webpage My requirement is: I have to select a single polygon of one wms layer using a mouse click. After the ...
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width is bounded when applying SLD in Geoserver?

I applied a SLD style to color a road network in Geoserver (see the picture, before the styling, all lines are in the same color). Before the styling, I can query the WMS layer with arbitrary width ...
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How do I add feature from WMS to a different layer in OpenLayers?

I have a WMS layer I serve from SQL View. When I GetFeatureInfo I receive JSON presentation of the feature. ...
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Modifying non-spatial data from an opengeo server

I'm developping an web-application using opengeo server. The data is stored into a PostGIS database, and some tables contains non-spatial data (that is related to the geographical data). Is there a ...
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How can I give random color to each line in Geoserver layer that is served from MSSQL geometry table?

I have a table of routes and I want to give each route random color to distinguish them on map (Using OpenLayers). What will be the easiest way to do so ?
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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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Black zones after tiling two tiff files

I have two Geotiff files. with one side overlapping. Each Geotiff is surrounded by a black frame. I have created an Image Pyramid with Geoserver 2.3.0 but when I try to see the layer on OpenLayers, ...
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WMS Geoserver layer over OSM

I have a Geoserver with a layer in a EPSG:32632 projection. I want to display this layer over Open Street Map tiles. When I use the following html code: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> ...
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WMSGetFeatureInfo returns an empty popup

I am building a web map application using Openlayers and Geoserver. Both the application and the geoserver are hosted on amazon. I would like to include a feature info tool and am using ...
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How to pass parameters to Geoserver Heatmap SLD

Hi I am trying to generate heatmap using Geoserver Transformation SLD. as mentioned on the page, It requires few parameters: data weightAttr radiusPixels pixelsPerCell outputBBOX outputWidth and ...
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Is there a big (if any) performance difference between Geoserver SQL Layer and OpenLayers geojson Layer?

I have a table with multiline geography items in SQL Server 2008 (Routes). I want to show them on OL Google Map but I'm having trouble creating SQL Data source in geoserver (something related to ...
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Combined WMS request issue (one layer has black background)

We are using MATLAB to request a combined WMS from GeoServer. The request is auto-generated as this: ...
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How to dynamically change SLD style of WMS layer being served by GeoServer from PostGIS?

How can I dynamically change a SLD style of a WMS layer being served by GeoServer from PostGIS?
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Error creating Geoserver App-schema Store with Postgres: “AttributeTypeImpl cannot be cast to ComplexType”

I have this postgis table el_str( classid varying(70), meta_ist_data_cre date, meta_ist_data_mod date, meta_ist_ent_for character varying(100), meta_ist_livello numeric(15,0),meta_ist_origine ...
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Is it possible to style a part of a label?

My label consists of two different things: <ogc:PropertyName>user</ogc:PropertyName> <ogc:PropertyName>room</ogc:PropertyName> I would like to style the two parts ...
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A GeoServer layer is based on PostGis view, but featureID is random (PK is ignored)

I have a layer in GeoServer. It is based on PostGis view. It seems that GeoServer generates random featureIDs. The view has the same columns as the underlying table, including the PK column. But ...
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How can I use geoserver's vendor specific parameters in openlayers?

I want to rotate my map in openlayers. When I set an "angle" as an url option in geoserver openlayers preview, the map is rotated, but I can't seem to find the correct place in my openlayers ...
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Problem while adding the store/layer in geoserver

I am new to geoserver..Yesterday I worked with that and added stores and layers. Its working fine. But, Today I try to add a new store, i am getting this error message.. "Sorry, your session timed ...
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In Geoserver, how to give different colors of features within a single shapefile based on the value of a field?

In arcgis, this can be easily done by using the Symbology tab in the properties.I need to achieve a similar effect in Geoserver. How can I do it?
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Layer overlay problem in Openlayers /Geoserver

Hallo I am trying to create a Web Map servise using Openlayers and Geoserver. I want Open Street Map (OSM) as back ground and that both vagar_alla and adresspt layers to be tranparent, so that it will ...
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GeoExt: Turning off layer title in legend

I am using GeoExt for my web mapping project. My web map includes a legend generated by GeoExt. Is it possible to turn off the layer title for a specific layer in legend? I am aware that there is a ...
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Issues with datasets when custom SLD loaded into geoserver

I have created my SLD's in QGIS and want to use them in Geoserver. I have imported and validated them without any problems but when I try to view the data using Layer Preview --> OpenLayers-->Go it ...
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Creating new feature type with Geoserver REST API work but return error code 500

I'm using Geoserver REST API to create a new PostGIS feature type in Geoserver doing a POST to an url following this pattern ...
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Update Point using WFS Transaction with GeoServer

I am trying to update a Point inside my PostGIS database that is connected with GeoServer. I specify the new coordinates in the WFS-Transaction post message like this: <gml:Point ...
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WFS - From PostGIS to Shapefile with GeoServer

From Server side, I'm using GeoServer and from client side I'm using OpenLayer to allow the users see the layers(PostGIS) on the map. The new requirement is that the users may download layers in ...
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What is the most appropriate technology for publishing Census (and other) data for small areas?

We have a web application which shows the (United Kingdom) Census data on thematic maps using client-side code (based on OpenLayers) and KML. // This section can be skipped // begin At the moment ...
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Geoexplorer displays the layers I import, but not the table behind them

If I import layers into GeoSrver, they display in GeoExplorer, and I can use the identify tool to find more info about areas of the layer I select. However the table from which this data comes from ...