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

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I am getting a blank layer preview from geoserver after Quick Exporting my shapefile to postgis and then getting postgis to point to geoserver [closed]

What could be the potential problems? Looking at the layer's data fields/form the one thing that isn't filled is the Native SRS and its source, but I have already passed in the projection info as it ...
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Path to proxy.cgi for GeoServer is not accessible in browser

There have been several questions very similar to this asked already (including ones not involving GeoServer), but their solutions have not solved my problem. I am trying to use getFeatureInfo on my ...
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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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Points appear at different location when using google map overlay

I have used vector point from database and also polygon country vectors from database.Points appear with in this country vectors but as I switch to google earth map as base layer the points at smaller ...
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Using MS SQL 2005 as the data store in GeoServer

In my project, I am trying to set up a simple WFS service in GeoServer in order to create a layer consisting of point features. I have succeeded doing so with the points being stored in a shapefile. ...
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Can we get google map layers through OpenLayers proxy configuration

I have a client which is in the LAN and doesn't have internet connection. It can get all the required layers from the webserver through LAN only. but the webserver has the internet connection. Now the ...
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What causes this unexpectedly poor GeoServer/PostGIS/OpenLayers performance?

I am having a tough time making this map run smoothly (play around with it for a bit, you'll see). I have taken a few tips from OSGeo's Making Maps Fast document, but I think there's another issue ...
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WFS Layer does not refresh or give new data when map moved in openlayers

I am trying to add a WFS Layer with a BBOX strategy. When I change the extent I want GeoServer to return only the features in that extent. Here is the code I am using to add layer. wfs = new ...
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GeoExt Popup is blank

I am doing the sample example from OpenGeo WorkShop. It's about creating simple popup. I get popup but with blank no feature information? I am using geoserver with geoext. controls.push(new ...
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Web Map Server (geoserver) on CentOS 6

I am trying to setup a web map server on a CentOS 6.2 virtual machine for development. I have never used Linux or web mapping frameworks, but I am trying to do this work as low cost as possible. So ...
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What are the areas, relating to database or server, that should be viewed while making map based webapplication?

This question is relating to GIS web application that are based on relational database. I have database that is not indexed with spatial column and I use geoserver to display these data as layers. But ...
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Help Setting up GeoServer Proxy with OpenLayers

I have a GeoServer WMS in Apache-Tomcat at http://localhost:8080 and a mod_wsgi app in standard Apache at http://localhost:80/myapp. My OpenLayers map is being hosted statically by the Apache-Tomcat ...
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How to convert geometry coordinates into Google lat/lons?

For storing geospatial data, the geometry field is used in SQL Server or Oracle Spatial. I want to know is there any way where we can convert this geometry field into a set of latitudes and ...
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GetFeatureInfo Request with GeoServer and OpenLayers.loadURL Not Working

I'm making a simple GetFeatureInfo request against a GeoServer WMS, but it returns empty responses. The request utility I'm using is OpenLayers.loadURL. The funny thing is, I can paste the generated ...
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GeoServer WFS Speed

I have set-up a machine running Windows Server 2008, and GeoServer 2.1.3. PostgreSQL 9.1/PostGIS 1.5.3 are running locally on that same machine, which is hosted at a location with a 250 ...
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What is the best way to prepare digital orthophotos for the web?

My system: Linux Ubuntu 10.04 server (100gb: 4gb RAM: 32bit) /tomcat6/geoserver/geowebcache/FWTools My Objective: Create Aerial Photo coverage in ETRS89 N32 My Data: 1300 3 band Orthophotos in Tif ...
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How to join a WFS layer to a stand-alone table in OpenLayers

I'm a complete novice at OpenLayers, and am checking whether the following is possible. I envisage a dataset of polygons in GeoServer, being served as a WFS layer into OpenLayers. The polygons won't ...
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Can a layer's style be modified dynamically using an SLD in OpenLayers?

I am a complete novice with GeoServer and OpenLayers. I'm trying to ascertain at what point a style is applied to a GeoServer layer which is drawn in OpenLayers, when using an SLD. The Introduction ...
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GeoExt Legend Modification To Include Feature Count

GeoExt has Legend capability but is is quite basic which shows only feature types like in example http://api.geoext.org/1.0/examples/legendpanel.html. How could it be modified display legend with ...
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How to print tiled mapservices?

I have created a few GeoExt webmapping projects using Ubuntu10.04 / Tomcat6 / Geoserver /Postgis but have no good solution regarding printing the maps. Using GeowebCache I am not able to export to pdf ...
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How to choose a language for web map development?

I am building a web map application using: GeoServer OpenLayers Tomcat I would like to build a web application, where the user can log in and have the map arranged according to their profile. ...
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OpenLayers call ArcGIS WFS: no feature returned

I spent a long time looking for an example using OpenLayers to call ArcGIS WFS, however, almost none is found... currently the code I wrote is based on the example of GeoServer, however, no feature is ...
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Difference in two datasource in geoserver

We have two datasource in geoserver for Sql server. what is the difference between them? Microsoft SQL Server - Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server (JNDI) - Microsoft SQL Server (JNDI)
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How to add a simple WFS layer from GeoServer to OpenLayers map?

I'm trying to add one of the included datasets with GeoServer to an OpenLayers map. I've followed the OpenGeo tutorials, seen similar thread on here, but I can't seem to crack it. Can somebody take a ...
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No primary key or unique index found?

I have a store created from oracle database in geoserver. Now after I create layer out of the store. And when I try to access the layer or try to preview the layer, I get the warning message in ...
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Cannot Edit Features of PostGIS Layers in OpenGeo GeoExplorer

I admit I originally posted the question here: http://getsatisfaction.com/opengeo/topics/cannot_edit_features_of_postgis_layers But due to no response and not finding a solution, I thought I'd try ...
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How exactly is an SLD_body object (when extracted from its XML href) structured when using a cElementTree to parse it?

I'm trying to export data from a PostGIS database into a geoserver and I've gotten it to where I can get the PostGIS database to point to the geoserver (I'm doing this as a python script for a GIS ...
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GeoServer VendorOption for SLD to place labels overlapping and out of bounds

I use GeoServer 2.1.1. and have an SLD to serve a layer with labels in OpenLayers. I noticed that some labels are not displayed because other labels are to near. GeoServer wants to make your labels ...
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Where to start with Web GIS development, or which technology to select?

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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reproject wms in geoserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Re-projection in Geoserver I've got a WMS service that publishes in WGS84 (EPSG:4326). I have several AutoDesk users that need to use the imagery in NAD83 (EPSG:2227). I ...
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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 do I generate a “granule” index shapefile for ImageMosaic in Geoserver?

I am experiencing problem with generating granule index shapefile for the ImageMosaic plugin in Geoserver; there are no clear instructions to follow. Is there anyway that I can generate it ...
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Do any of the USGS WMS services work with GeoServer 2.1.x as a store?

This page displays a number of WMS services: http://seamless.usgs.gov/service_access_list.php?serviceid=Dataset_7&dataset=HRO In a local copy of GeoServer, I can successfully create a WMS store ...
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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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WFS getfeature request with diffent SRS

I'm having problems with a WFS getFeature request. I'm using openlayers with an OSM map as baselayers which use the google projection. Overlaying the layer with WMS works perfect. When I do a request ...
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Can a USGS 6 inch orthoimage be given a higher resolution, like 1 foot, to improve GeoServer processing time?

The USGS orthoimage is a 6 inch resolution quadrangle that is loaded into GeoServer as a WorldImage. GeoServer has an extremely hard time processing this compared with a 1 foot resolution quadrangle. ...
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GeoServer OpenLayers preview always points to localhost:8080

In GeoServer, when I go to Layer Preview/OpenLayers, I get a web page, but the HTML points to localhost:8080 (instead of a relative path) for its WMS requests, so I can only see previews on the server ...
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How to track logged in user in geoserver?

Is there any way I can track the logged in users in geoserver(somewhere in log file). I have same users in geoserver and tomcat-realm.As I can see what URI are requested, IP address URI requested ...
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WFS Query Failing when using Logical OR

I'm having some difficulty when using a Logical OR in a WFS query to get multiple postcodes. This code works fine when it's only 1 PropertyIsEqualTo filter, but when I wrap the OR around more than one ...
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Merge GeoWebCache generated tiles from one server with tiles from another server

I have a set of tiles (millions) generated by the builtin GWC in GeoServer 2.1.2 which is stored on server A. I would like to copy all the tiles to server B containing GeoServer 2.1.3 and the ...
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Using SLD to style according table column value

How to style various points with different image according to value(text) in the column of table(layer)?
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Is there any software (with a graphical user interface) for creating Style Layer Descriptors?

Is there any software that can easily create a Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) without using a script?
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Select single feature from multiple types with WFS in OpenLayers

I have a WMS base and from that create a Vector Layer for selections. Then I create 3 Control.GetFeature() controls, each using WFS to select a different feature type upon clicking the map (the ...
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How to add labels to a WMS layer using OpenLayers and GeoServer?

I have point of data in mysql server. I am displaying this layer as WMS using OpenLayers and GeoServer. How can I add label to this layer?
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How to set up multiple Content.ftl files in Geoserver?

So today i started to play around with the content.ftl file for geoserver to change around the popup style. In playing i've discovered that if i call in my content.ftl file which contains code for a ...
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How do I make geoserver update layers and stores?

How do I make geoserver update layers and stores? I've updated the tables in PostGIS used by a data store and layer, but I cannot seem to get it to update. I have the new data running, but I had to ...
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How can i search over my layers with openlayers?

i have my map running over geoserver and openlayers. but i want to add a search box to find places in it. Well not specifically places but directions. The map reads the layers directly over geoserver ...
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How can I show custom titles on my table fields with OpenLayers?

I have a server with Geoserver, Apache and OpenLayers and it displays the map okay; I can see my data with an OpenLayers.Popup.FramedCloud call and it shows the content of my layer. I want to know if ...
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Openlayers and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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How to optimize a WMS request by limiting number of tiles?

I want to display the layer using WMS and meanwhile I want to limit the number of tiles with their respecive BBox when map is loaded. At the backend I am using geoserver. I can limit the number of ...