GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial 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")); ...
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When do I need to use a proxy with OpenLayers?

When exactly do I need to use a proxy with openlayers? I've done a lot of reading on this but can't seem to find a difinitive answer. Wondering if this is the route of my problems. For instance, if I ...
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Best strategy for polygon search?

I have a fairly simple question. What is the best strategy to do the following scenario? I think this is a very common scenario: I have a several thousands of dataset with polygon/points. Each ...
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Setting up tile map server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure GeoWebCache that it can generate tile files conform Slippy Map format With my little knowledge on geoserver, I need to setup a server with can use local ...
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Using PNG/JPEG Compression in GeoServer

Is there any use in setting the PNG and JPEG compression in GeoServer (Services - WMS - PNG Options/JPEG Options)? The default is 25, but we heard rumours that having compression resulted in a time ...
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GeoServer REST API: Creating Database Data Store does not persist password

I'm passing the XML created by the method below to a GeoServer REST API request that successfully creates a postGIS data store. However, password is not persisted. I have to update the password ...
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how to increase request feature speed?

I use Geoserver with Oracle DB. Amount of records in DB is less than 4000, but feature request takes 5-6 seconds. How can I speed up this? P.S. Native JAI is false in my Geoserver UPDATE: I have ...
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How to upload shapefile to PostGIS using cURL and GeoServer REST API

The GeoServer REST API docs here does not detail how to do this. I'd like to create a PostGIS table and corresponding featureType in GeoServer using the REST API, without having to chain requests. ...
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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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Recommended Server Specs for GeoServer

we serve our Geographic data via our flagship application Dorset Explorer. This uses OpenLayers and GeoServer to serve our Geographic data, including OSM and OS Basemaps and a mass of other data such ...
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GeoServer/GeoWebCache - showing raster layers depending on scale (zoom level)

I have a client application, "talking" to my GeoWebCache service (using TMS), showing a map. The map is built out or a few raster layers. I need to show only one of them a time - depending on the zoom ...
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How do I get GeoJSON data from GeoServer into show up on my Leaflet map?

I'm trying to create a simple "Green" map for my city. The idea being that it is a website with a map and layers you can turn on and off. I am serving the data through GeoServer and am using GeoJOSN ...
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Out of bounds error in GeoServer

Having two instances of GeoServer and postGIS running on two servers, I have run into a peculiar problem. When I transfer the same dataset to both servers, one is able to show the data without ...
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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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Publishing Oracle View in Geoserver Error

I am getting following error while publishing layer in geoserver: org.apache.wicket.WicketRuntimeException: Failed to add pluggable layer configuration panels at ...
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How to create sector figure in geoserver?

I have Azimuth, radius, angle, latitude and longitude. I can create circular sector using polygon but it needs a lot of points and it will be slow to draw. Is there nicer way in GeoServer to do so?
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GeoServer WFS OpenLayers EditingPanel Problem

I'm trying to use OpenLayers to edit features of vector data served from a local geoserver. So far, I'm able to pull WMS and WFS layers using OpenLayers from the same geoserver. But now, I'd like ...
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Joining 2 tables to create layer in Geoserver with MultiPolygon and Point data types

I got problem when using the SQL View function. My objective is to create layer in geoserver from joining 2 tables. I have 2 tables, table_a: Table "public.table_a" ...
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Programmatically setting a layer's bounding box in Geoserver

I have a system built on PostGIS/GeoServer/OpenLayers. Data (a ship's voyage track) is inserted into the database in real-time - a bunch of variables and point geometry type. This is served up via ...
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WFS save problem, 'read-only' exception

I am trying to save changes via WFS-T using GeoServer: var editLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("Edit Layer", { visibility: false, strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX(), ...
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QGIS WMS ver 1.3.0 Exception with GeoServer

I'm trying to load WMS layers from a local GeoServer into QGIS so that I can edit them. I can access and edit the same layers if I access them directly from a PostGIS database. However, trying to load ...
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Why am I unable to publish a postgis layer to geoserver?

I left arcgis and microsoft sql and now I am trying to connect Qgis+PostgreSQL (PostGIS) + GeoServer. I've brought my postgis database to the server, created a "store". And now I'm trying to publish ...
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How to use GeoServer Web Processing Service (WPS) with OpenLayers and WFS?

I wanted to try creating WPS service in geoserver on web application. I wanted to know reference links or some help regarding using WPS on web.
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ArcGIS vs. MapInfo vs. GeoServer [closed]

I want to bring up this question (again?). This may not be a burning question as it used to be. I have used ArcGIS for several years. It is the well-acknowledged leader in the GIS market, constantly ...
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Serving 4 band GeoTIFF in GeoServer 2.1.4

I have an uncompressed GeoTIFF file (figure 1) with the following band information: Image Structure Metadata: INTERLEAVE=PIXEL Band 1 Block=5000x1 Type=Byte, ColorInterp=Red Band 2 Block=5000x1 ...