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

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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 ...
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How can I display with OpenLayers the geometry returned from a ST_Buffer in POSTGIS?

Im using PostGIS, GeoServer and OpenLayers, and the thing is that i want to display the geometry result from a query like this: SELECT ST_Buffer(ST_GeomFromText('POINT(100 100)'), 500); To perform ...
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Getting/downloading shapefile from OpenLayers/Web page and saving to local disk

I have developed a web application where i am using GeoServer and OpenLayers. I have displayed some Layers over Google map in a ASP.Net Web Page. I want to know is there any Method or Script available ...
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Openlayers transition effect

The OpenLayers TransitionEffect='resize' property is not working while using geoWebcache service of geoServer var demolayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "Eg", ...
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Geoserver image generation error

I'm using Geoserver + PostGIS and I got a image generation error when i test my layer in url: ...
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The submit button for styles in Geoserver

Say I have a layer L in Geoserver to which i attach a style S (in the GS backend i published L using S). Of course, If I use the style editor in the GS backend and change the SLD for S and then ...
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How to use Patch in Geoserver

I have got a patch which supports Nvarchar and Nchar types when we need to publish sql server table to Geoserver. But I dont know, How to use this patch OR where i put this patch so that it can work ...
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Looking for a MAP to SLD converter

Does anyone know where I can find the converter from .map to .sld? I have a big mapfile of styles for OSM and I have the styles mapnik.xml for OSM but I use Geoserver for my work. Or does anyone have ...
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How to get a KML of Wikipedia POIs?

I'm looking at the possibility of using a kml layer in a 'geoserver' to provide attribute information on a point. Is there a KML file for the Wikipedia Places articles as it is used in Google earth or ...
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Search functionality in Openlayers/Geoserver

I am using Openlayers,Geoserver & Postgis.... My postgis tables are having columns as id, name, POINT/POLYGON/LINE. Each table corresponds to a layer that I am showing in layerswitcher in OL. I ...
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Generating SLD dynamically using php in Geosever

I am fairly new to Geoserver and I have a question before I launch into something bigger than me: if i replace the XML code in the SLD style sheet inside geoserver with some PHP which generates the ...
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geoserver-cURL-REST error

when I try to create a workspace/layer/store following http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/restconfig/rest-config-examples/rest-config-examples-curl.html I am getting "System cannot find the file ...
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PHP script for publishing a layer

I want to publish a layer automatically in geoserver. Each layer is a database table in postgis db. I can see the table in geoserver store(already contains some layer tables of that particular db) as ...
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Geoserver Rest folder not found

I am trying to learn geoserver's rest-api following http://docs.geoserver.org/2.0.x/en/user/extensions/rest/index.html. I have placed rest-2.0.3 jar file in geoserver/webmaps/geoserver/WEB-INF/lib ...
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Get the list of layers in a store from geoserver

Is there a way to get the all the layers present in a store in geoserver? My JS file contains code for each layer present in a store. So when I publish a new layer in geoserver I have to manually ...
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Can WMS be used to get a local copy of raster data?

I have tried reading up on WMS on wiki and other sources but haven't managed to get my head around a couple of points. 1) Using WMS is it possible to get a local copy of the raster data (say a tiff ...
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Displaying circle with a center

I am very much fine with creating a circle in Geoserver using st_buffer to create a view by providing latitude, longitude and radius values. It creates only a circle but without center. But I want to ...
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Looking for Geoserver REST PHP examples

I am in deadly need of geoserver rest php scripts for creating workspace, store, publishing layer etc. I have done a lot of googleing but couldn't find any. In geoserver site only examples using cURL ...
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Automatic updates to OpenLayers code

I have my map code in openlayers JS. My input data is in a text file and I am able to render the points on the map. I have to give the user a right to create a layer by entering the data in a form. ...
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Definition of a BBOX in Web GIS

In my practice I use a lot WMS and WFS in Geoserver. I have not found a document describing the concept of a bounding box(bbox). ArcGIS has map extent properties to identify map boundary. Google ...
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Transparent raster in GeoServer

This is a bit of a beginner question I guess but I just can't find a clear answer anywhere... I have a projected satellite image (warped via gdal) and would like to set the no data pixels to a ...
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Automating Geoserver & OpenLayers setup

I'm using OpenLayers, Geoserver, and PostGIS. For now, everything is fine and happy. I have 2 layers showing on my map through WMS from geoserver. I am taking following steps: Step 1: inserting data ...
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GeoTiff specs for coordinate transformation definition

I would like to define a GeoTiff coordinate transformation by a set of GCPs only. The intention is to publish the GeoTiff as a coverage in GeoServer. However if I specify tie points only, GeoServer ...
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SLD for layers present in a table in DB

My layers are present in postgis db which are being served to openlayers JS through geoserver. I have my layers corresponding to polygons,lines etc. whose attributes are stored in the same table ...
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Geoserver: How do Coverage Stores work?

I'm working on a project at work to download imagery from else where and add it to geoserver. I have no experience in GIS, nonetheless geoserver. I've been hunting through the REST api for 2.0.X of ...
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Clicking on a polygon-opening a page/link

I have a many polygons on my map serving through WMS from geoserver. I want to implement the task such that when the user clicks on a particular polygon , he should be directed to a html page about ...
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circle with dfferent colours representing different criteria

I want to draw circles on maps with different colours, this gives the signal strength of the tower, suppose circle is of 50 m then first 20m should be given a color1 and next 20 m color2 and remaining ...
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Create circles using a formula

I am doing a project for a telecom company. I have to render circles on the map(assuming the center of the circle as tower and circle as the area covered by that signal), I am using base layers as ...
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Geoserver/java out of heap space - how do I increase it?

I'm new to Geoserver, Ubuntu and Java, but have downloaded a virtual machine from gisvm.com and am getting up to speed. I got as far as configuring it with some fairly large shapefiles from a project ...
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WFS success with error

I am trying to load WFS from geoserver. my geoserver is at localhost:8080 and webserver at localhost:80. Since there is a problem of crossdomain and my firebug showing "XMLHttpRequest cannot load ...
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BBOX and Projections of WMS services in Geoserver

we have tried to overlay a raster layer on Google map and have some difficulties to align the raster images onto the base map. When it is on the overview (Zoom level 1), it looks like this: On a ...