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

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What is the procedure to publish a WMS using Geoserver?

I wanted to be able to load a network connection in Google Earth (or Google Maps) to display daily updated maps using Geoserver. I want something very simple but I have never published web maps ...
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How to build GeoExplorer on Windows

I am trying to utilize GeoExplorer (made by OpenGeo) to browse data provided by GeoServer. So far, I have downloaded source code from https://github.com/opengeo/GeoExplorer. Some instructions I found ...
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Proxy configuration problem with Glassfish and GeoServer

I have Geoserver running on 8080 and Glassfish on 9999.So for wfs-t i had to use some proxy script.But at the response part of firebug i got following code: ...
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How to show one to many relationships in GML from GeoServer/Postgis?

I am just figuring out how to use GeoServer and Postgis. I am using the States.shp example that came with GeoServer, and I have uploaded that into a table into the Postgis database. I have created a ...
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About event to Latitude and Longitude in C#

I am beginning to study Ready GXP and I would like to know which event receives Latitude and Longitude and passes them to the browser for execution in C#. Could you help me ? Thanks
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Requesting multiple features on different layers

The case: A lot of features need to be rendered on an openlayers map. Drawing all features on the map (WFS) causes performance issues (especially in IE). Therefore I have chosen to use WMS so that the ...
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Does Geoserver automatically calculate parameters of a layer in a coverage store (REST API)?

[RESOLVED] Is it possible to use the Geoserver REST API to automatically create a layer on the basis of an existing coverage store (with the specified path to a file geotiff)? Will Geoserver ...
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WMS getFeature control doesn't take 'viewparams' into account

I use Geoserver to get my WMS data. Everything works great for showing data in openlayers. Geoserver has the ability to create sql views and use parameters to return certain geometry. These ...
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Does the a wms layer in openlayers have “maxfeatures” option?

Does the a wms layer in openlayers have "maxfeatures" option? I'm asking this because my wms layer contains allot of points ( > 100.000). When zoomed in I don't want the rest of the features (not ...
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GeoServer Web Feature Service (WFS) in Open Layers Problem

I am running GeoServer 2.1.1, and have a datastore from ArcSDE populated with features projected in EPSG:26918. I can successfully add a WMS to an OpenLayers map, but am having issues with WFS. I have ...
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How can I fetch related db records in a GeoExt webapp?

I am working on a web app which uses GeoExt, Geoserver, and PostGIS. I would like to be able to identify features in this applications using the wms getFeatureInfo and then access a features related ...
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Why do we need Mapserver/Geoserver to present data from spatial database to web browser?

I was trying "How I set up GeoServer on an old machine" and By @iant I was setting up Tomcat and all. I suddenly had a question why we need Mapsever and Geoserver? Can these server pull data from ...
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Can I create OGC Services via Geoserver automatically?

I am new to GeoServer and wonder how I can create OGC Services via Geoserver automatically. I have to publish my data (Shapefiles) with a Java program as OGC Services. How can I do that? BTW: I ...
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Rename postGIS table and updating the GeoServer?

I want to rename one of my postGIS tables. However, when I do this by applying a simple ALTER TABLE old_name RENAME TO new_name; The spatial data, as I understand it, isn't updated with the new ...
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Trouble with Request URLs sent by QueryPanel.js

I use the GeoExt QueryPanel, which I got working so far. I configured an osgeo proxy on my Apache Server, I use the override-ext-ajax.js and have the OpenLayers.ProxyHost = "/cgi-bin/proxy.cgi?url="; ...
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How to debug Geoserver HTTP response code: 400?

We are using opengeo 2.4.3, and trying to open some layers with geoserver through WMS. The different layers in the WMS file are detected, but when doing 'layer preview', we get the following error: ...
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How to get WMS layer title instead of layer name from Geoserver?

I specified the raster file with "name" and "title" in Geoserver. For example, I have these in Geoserver: name, Title AT:usa, "This is a map of USA" Can I return the title ("This is a map of ...
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Geoserver Custom CRS IAU_Moon_2000

I am trying to setup a custom basemap using a GTiff in the IAU's Moon2000 projection (30100 or 30101). The basemap image was originally created through gdal_merge and gdalinfo returns the expected, ...
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What's a good way to display a custom raster basefile in Openlayers

I have a land cover raster that I'd like to display as part of an Openlayers based application. I'm able to load the raster directly as a PNG but my Openlayers application becomes VERY slow. I think ...
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SQL server views in geoserver - problem with sql

I try to extract non-spatial data from mssql as spatial data to my Geoserver 2.1.0 installation from a sql statement looking like this: SELECT database.table1.id, ...
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How to add column “EDGE” in pgRouting?

I am a newbie in PostGis and pgRouting. I have installed and configured both on my windows PC, following FOSS4G tutorial. I am able to see the result in browser, using GeoServer and OpenLayers. ...
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Reload Geoserver with REST - password security

I've found the way to reload Geoserver by REST (Geoserver Configuration Reload), but my issue is about security of that solution. My reload request is fired from a bash script periodically, so it's ...
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geoserver wfs access denied

I've created a role in GeoServer called WFS_ACCESS. I've assigned it to a user called wfs_viewser and have the following rules setup: Though when i hit my wfs service and login with wfs_viewer ...
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How to get Leaflet interactivity from Geoserver WMS?

I have geoserver serving shapefiles as a WMS into Leaflet. I'd like to add interativity that shows a popup with WMS attributes in the Leaflet map when the user hovers over or clicks on a WMS feature. ...
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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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Logging incoming request HTTP headers in GeoServer

I have a GeoServer 2.0.2 and I send POST requests using mobile devices. I would like to see how the incoming POST request HTTP headers are formatted, especially what kind of character encoding and ...
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OpenLayers + Geoserver: how to dynamically retrieve the “geometryName” of a feature layer in GeoServer

I am trying to get the list of feature layers on GeoServer and then user can add layers into map at anytime they want. my question is: when using OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS loading a layer, is ...
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Geoserver replies HTTP Error 503

I´ve seen this question was asked before but I couldn´t find any solution to the problem. Since today, my Geoserver does not reply on any requests anymore, I can´t even access the Geoserver UI. I ...
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Free Geoserver SLD for 2009 Tiger Line Data (preferably google maps color scheme)

I need to render a base map using the Open layers. I have downloaded 2009 Tiger line Data. I need to get up and running quickly. I think I can save some time if i use ready made SLDs, instead of ...
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WFS via Geoserver - Proxy or MapDocument Issues?

I struggle getting a WFS overlay from geoserver to work. I think I meet all the requirements for the WFS to be displayed in my map, but the request seems to get stuck somewhere... FireBug gives the ...
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How to display dynamic raster (lidar) data on a Web map?

I have some high quality LiDAR data. I need to process it dynamically, and update a field (not elevation field) depending on my input and elevation at that point. Once this is done, I need to display ...
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How to use geoserver to display data on hosted website

I am using geoserver to display GIS data on my hosted website when geoserver is running I can see my data on my website in both firefox and Internet explorer but only on my laptop where I have ...
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How to solve Projection Problem at client side

I want to discuss a scenario here to all. I have developed a Web mapping application in OpenLayers and GeoServer. The customer give us shapefiles with native projection SWREFF99_1330 (EPSG:3008). ...
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How to connect GeoServer with Java to a PostGIS/PostGres database?

I am having trouble using GeoServer to perform a shortest path analysis between two network points. My question is about connecting GeoServer with Java to a PostGIS/PostGres database. I know that in ...
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How to work with Geoserver and OpenLayers?

I am new to Geoserver and am a bit lost at the moment. I have added shapefiles to Geoserver and created a layer containing all the shapefiles that I would like to display on my externally hosted ...
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Duplicate display of annotation in SLD script

I am using one sld file in geoserver of village parcel display. It works fine, but the issue is that the annotation(parcelno) display duplicates/replicates when I zoom in. What can I do? Thanks
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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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PostGIS uuid type not visible in QGIS or GeoServer

This is probably a simple question, but nothing comes to my mind right now. I have created a view in PostGIS containing multiple columns, including one column of data type uuid. When I try to ...
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Is it possible to add custom SQL-based layers in GeoServer?

I would like to add a layer to GeoServer that builds its features from an SQL query executed against a PostGIS database (something like a PostGIS layer in QGIS, but customized with additional SQL ...
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Why does GeoServer/OpenLayers show only points from my PostGIS?

I am reading the PostGIS in Action book now and I have a problem with one example: I have created a table: CREATE TABLE my_geometries (id serial NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY, name varchar(20)); I have ...
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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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GeoServer WFS Row Level Security?

I'm trying to implement row level security with GeoServer. I know out of the box it supports service, layer and REST security and not row level. However I'm sure there must be a work around. Has ...
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Get Cell Value Webservice for ArcGIS Raster (LiDAR) without using ArcGIS

I want to expose the getCellValue function on Lidar Data, as a web service. But I don't have access to ArcGIS (server or desktop). What options do I have to fetch cell value, given lat lon, from a ...
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Geoserver startup page

I have been looking for this for a while and can't find the answer: when you startup geoserver a webpage is opened at localhost:8080/geoserver/web but if you have changed your port config in jetty.xml ...
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Whats better for selecting? WMS or WFS

I need to select from a layer(s) and I am wondering what way I should serve the layer. The requirements are that I need to be able to select multiple features at a time by drawing a box or polygon. ...
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WMS Request Returns nothing with Geoserver

I'm having trouble with a select feature example in Geoserver and open layers. For some reason the request returns nothing. Here's the stripped down version that produces this: I have a small wms ...
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ECW support in GeoServer?

I am trying to add ECW support into Geoserver 2.1.1 (also tried 1.7.7) but no luck so far. Does anyone have a step by step guide to add the ECW support ? (the one However, my understanding is that ...
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GeoServer converting PostGIS timestamp with time zone

In a PostGIS view i have a field of data type "timestamp with time zone". In GeoServer this field is show with datatype "Timestamp" My problem is that i want the Timestamp to be show in my ...
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Geomajas: how to write an xml file to config a layer (GeoToolsLayer) fetched from Geoserver?

I need to connect to Geoserver, fetch the layer and display it in Geomajas. I have followed the instruction in this link http://www.geomajas.org/node/280 but it doesn't work for me. The map is just ...
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Completely Brand New to GIS - Help picking technology from the pros [duplicate]

I'm new to GIS and need to learn for an internship. I've been reading a lot and now need help picking technologies to use... particularly the map serving tech. Project Requirements - Free Web ...