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

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XML not getting convert into list of Feature Objects

I'm getting a following XML response: <wfs:FeatureCollection xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/wfs" xmlns:wfs="http://www.opengis.net/wfs" xmlns:Alexandria="http://www.opengeo.org/alexandria" ...
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Road layers appearing as points in GeoServer previews - both openlayers and GeoExp

I am wondering why my roads layer keeps appearing as points when previewed inside GeoServer - layer preview using both the OpenLayers and GeoExplorer options. The data are imported from PostGIS. I ...
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Geoserver WMS-T backend problems [closed]

I've been trying to set up a few timed WMS layers in GeoServer. They're simple enough, of the form ID(PRIMARY KEY) REGION DATE VALUE so for every region and date you have some value, e.g. the ...
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Highlighting Link in OpenLayers Map dynamically

I'm having a map which is rendered through OpenLayers using GeoServer. The map contains various attribute data field like link_no, X_coord, Y_coord etc. I want to highlight the link using link_no. I ...
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What's the simplest way to style vector data in Geoserver?

There seem to be three main options: Manually write the SLD files, based on the SLD cookbook Create the SLD file in QGIS, then import Use the add-on GeoExplorer to create custom styles online ...
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Is Geoserver's “styler” plugin dead?

The "Styler" plugin for Geoserver promised flexible styling of your data, using the GeoExt library: The user guide tells you to first install the REST plugin, and then extract the styler zip file ...
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How can i symbolize a map dynamically by data stored in mysql database in many tables (these tables have relationship through Primary Key and FK)

How can i symbolize a map dynamically by data stored in mysql database in many tables (these tables have relationship through Primary Key and FK). For instance "Disease Name"(chosen from drop down ...
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What is a good learning source for programmer who wants to understand the infrastrucre of map based web map?

I want to to write a simple web app with a map (tile cache because of hi res raster) that once a user click the map he can do some queries on it (as in search in polygon , radius , nearest ) on the ...
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PostGIS & Geoserver: One large vector layer or many small layers?

I have a geoserver that displays some basic country data for Brazil at a course spatial scale (1:1 milion). Now the geography institute (IBGE) is making available the topo sheets at 1:250,000 scale, ...
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How to antialiase tiles when seeding a layer from an GeoTiff in GeoServer

I have an GeoServer running that uses GeoWebCache. As a data source I use a 1.5 GB big map for a layer. The outcome of the tiling and scaling are very rough looking tiles. Is there a way to ...
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Can you synchronize tables between ArcSDE(MSSQL) and PostgreSQL(PostGIS) regularly?

I have spatial tables in ArcSDE 10.1 (MSSQL 2008 R2) geodatabases and need to update the same spatial tables in PostgreSQL 9.1(PostGIS 2.0.1) geodatabases. Basically I use my ArcSDE environment for ...
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Why is the curl syntax unable to create datastore?

I am implementing the following code to upload an existing shapefile as per the documentation, curl -u admi PUT 'Content-type: application/zip' \ --data-binary ...
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CssParameter stroke-width min max value Geoserver

I wonder if there is a minimum value for the stroke width parameter since I've a LineSymbolizer with stroke 0.1 but i want it to be thinner so i change the value to 0.05 but i dont see any difference ...
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GeoServer clustering with shared data directory

I am planning to cluster GeoServer. I can find several results in the web saying that often clustering is set up by configuring multiple GeoServer nodes which all share the same data directory. At ...
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Instructions for building a Flex App using open source PostGIS DB and Geoserver

Anyone have a link for a good guide on how to build a Flex app to work with Open source REST services? I am familiar with how to do it in ESRI and Arc Server Manager, but don't want to pay for a ...
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programmatically create and publish geotiff layer in geoserver

We need to automatize process of creating datastore and publishing geotiff layer. Also, before publishing we need to change Declared SRS and to save Native Bounding Box to our database. Geotiff file ...
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Wanting to build Web Mapping Application

I am wanting to build a web mapping application and am trying to gather all the pieces that I'll need. Is it possible to build REST services with opensource Geoserver from an ArcMap document and tools ...
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GeoServer: Best way to publish 2500 TIFF or 71 ECW files?

I have ortophotos of an area that I need to serve as a background map for my vectors. I got it as 2500 files (71,5MB each) in raw TIFF format with corresponding TFW word file - 180GB of data. ...
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Parameterizing SQL Views Geoserver

I must do a view in geoserver. I seen some example here: http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/data/database/sqlview.html. The example show the operator like for parameterizing view. Suppose, now ...
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How can I publish MrSID files in geoserver?

I need to publish MrSID files using geoserver 2.1.4. I am unable to even get the plugin to add the store in geoserver. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to achieve this?
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Why is Geoserver downsampling my geotiff?

I created a KML file from a geotiff using Geoserver, but the image looks really pixelated in Google Earth. The image is a geotiff and is only around 7MB. Any reason why it might look so pixelated?
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Should I use gdal_retile.py or gdal2tiles.py?

I have many GeoTif files that I want to display in google earth with Geoserver. I am wondering if I want to use gdal_retile.py or gdal2tiles.py to create the image pyramids for them to be usable in ...
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XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://localhost: /geoserver/wfs. Origin http://localhost is not allowed by Access-Control-Allow-Origin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setup own Openlayers Proxyhost Error WFS Request, PROXY problems I have this error: XMLHttpRequest cannot load http:// localhost: /geoserver/wfs Origin http:// ...
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Geoserver Link to External MS-Access Database

Is there a way that I can link a shape (as a polygon, with a LINK_ID = 12345) from Geoserver and have it open or link to the specific information (LINK_ID_DB = 12345) within an online Web Microsoft ...
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Adding a new Coveragestore in a certain Workspace by REST

So, simple thing as it seems but I can't seem to make it work! I'm trying to add a raster data file (GeoTIFF) to geoserver via REST API, using curl on linux. REST API is working, since I created a new ...
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What is the Market share for open source web-GIS systems?

I would like to know the market share of 3 web-GIS systems, deegree, GeoServer, Geomajas). Which one is more popular? Are there any evaluations regarding the market share of open source web-GIS ...
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Add wfs layer to openlayers map

(UPDATE QUESTION) Hi guys. I have a problem with WFS request, mine is follow: var wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("WFS",{ strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.Fixed()], ...
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Android native app - Geoserver

I am involved in a bigger university mobile application project and my task is to design and develop a mobile module regarding map and location-based services in a native Android application. ...
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Click to Openlayers shows blank pop up - All Formats for Images Works

I am totally new to GeoServer and all this WebServer stuff, so please understand that all the gray hairs on my head over the last 2 weeks are from trying to get this all set up and working. When I ...
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Geoserver basic authentification problem

I have Geoserver 2.1.3 set up for WFS transaction. I am using basic authentification and I have set up the following: A role(ROLE_RMP_WFS) A user(user_rmp) which belongs to the role above Data ...
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How do I get Geoserver to run on my Webserver?

Thanks to iant, dariapra, RK, & rangvald, as the combination of setting up the Geoserver Proxy in the interface, and making changes to the Apache & Tomcat worked. I can now click on the Open ...
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EPSG:4038 Gridset does not work with caching on GeoServer 2.2

I am trying to setup a cache for a GeoTIFF base layer. I set it up and I went to the built in GeoWebCache page where it generates test map for the caching. I saw the built in projection - EPSG:900913 ...
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How to publish PostGIS Rasters in Geoserver?

What is the best solution to publish postgis rasters using Geoserver? I have spent a lot of time trying to create a Raster datasource using Image Mosaic JDBC but with no luck. Steps performed: 1. ...
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Convert multiple TIFFs into one?

I have downloaded the Blue Marble dataset, and it consists of eight GeoTIFF images, labeled like this: A1 B1 C1 D1 A2 B2 C2 D2 I would like to use these tiles for GeoServer to be served as WMS. ...
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Edit Shapefiles Attribute data in GeoServer Programatically

I'm rendering a shapefile using GeoServer and using OpenLayers library to render it in the web browser. Now I have created the option of editing the attribute data in web browser. I want the edited ...
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delete feature from database by selecting feature from vector layer [closed]

I want to delete a feature attribute for example say grid completely from the map that is it has to be deleted from database. I am using OpenLayers 2.12, postgis 2.0 and postgresql 9.0. Please guide ...
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Getting a constant background color for transparency

I am creating a series of tif files at 1:10k scale over a vast area (760 tiles) using arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF and then stitch them together to create a single ecw. The output looks ok but when I ...
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Why do base and overlay only match at scale 1:1000 and 1:2000?

We are using GEOSERVER 2.1.4 to overlay WMS on GoogleMaps V3 with Openlayers . The problem we have is at different zoom levels the scale of the WMS overlay is different from the scale of the base ...
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GeoServer pregeneralized layers not working as expected

I've set up GeoServer 2.1.4 and installed the feature-pregeneralized-2.1.4.jar plug in and processed my shape files into each of their separate folders with the generalized shapefiles and I've check ...
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adding polygon to database in openlayers

I want to add a polygon to the database. I used the following code. The problem is that I am to able to save in database. Whatever polygon I draw on map it gets save temporary and as soon as I reload ...
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What to do about Geoserver WPS Warning “Could not get a ServiceInfo”?

This is the warning i am getting when i try to use this WPS service from QGIS, and the processing take a long time, but doesn't terminate, what might be the problem? 17 Oct 12:33:25 INFO ...
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How do I connect to geoserver on my system using java code?

I am writing the following code... But i am getting an error as... java.io.FileNotFoundException: http:// localhost:8080/geoserver/ at ...
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Shapefile import with Oracle + GeoServer produces points instead of vector shapes

I have implemented the example at http://www.gistutor.com/openlayers/22-advanced-openlayers-tutorials/47-openlayers-wfs-t-using-a-geoserver-hosted-postgis-layer.html and got it working properly. Now ...
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Querying intersecting areas areas - Oracle Locator or Spatial?

My spatial database is Oracle. We are wondering if we can use basic Oracle Locator or need to get the more expensive, full, Oracle Spatial. My application's requirements include having to be able to ...
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How can I change the CSS style of the geoserver rendered map produced when I click on “Open Layer ”Tab under “Common format”?

I have tried many times with left no stone unturned, but all efforts came in vain. I might be of less knowledge in this area. Then through surfing I found this site as a newbie. I will be very ...
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How to make GeoServer run as a windows Service after it has been installed?

While installing GeoServer, on my windows machine, I selected the 'Run manually' as the option. Now I wish to keep it running all the time, and for this, I would have to run it as a Windows service. ...
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BBOX strategy to load all features?

Since I have no way, other than using BBOX strategy with my vector layer + wfs protocol Is it required to use BBOX strategy with WFS protocol in OpenLayers? I'm wondering if there is a way to force ...
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Mixed geometry types styling with Geoserver 2.2

I have a PostGIS table with geometry colunm. In this column i have geometries of several types (polugons, points, lines). I publish this this table on Geoserver. Now i want to create OpenLayers layer ...
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How to Add a Legend in config.yaml File in GeoServer Printing

I am unable to add a legend in config.yaml file in GeoServer. Kindly, could any one share the code to show the legend in GeoServer print?
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Getting MongoDB Working with GeoServer

I'd like to use a MongoDB database from GeoServer. There seems to be a GeoTools plug-in available (http://repo.opengeo.org/org/geotools/gt-mongodb/), and I've dropped the latest version (8.2) into the ...