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

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Output PostGIS geometry data as centroid or polygon depending on zoom level (GeoServer)

This is what I want: when I zoom out, cities of the country should appear as points and at a certain level when I zoom in, I want them to appear as polygons (showing the area of the city and ...
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Why does Geoserver WMS not work in OpenLayers?

I am relay new to webGIS and these days i trying to develop webmap using FOSS software. This is my codes of open layers and it is not working. Geoserver URL ...
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OSM To Postgis & WGS84 Newbie confusion

Hi I wonder if someone can clarify as I'm confused. I need to load planet OSM data into Postgis so I downloaded a small data set of a UK County and followed the instructions here loading the Google ...
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Geoserver with SQL server consuming all my CPU

This question is long please bear me and my problem. SQL Server Query profiler The Sample Query from profiler that geoserver is running that corresponds to SLD I am using and not the SQL SERVER view I ...
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Prevent OpenLayers WMS layer cache by browser

I am using OpenLayers (GeoExt) with google chrome browser. All WMS layer is for live database. I have refreshed the browser at certain interval using javascript but the data is cached in browser and ...
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Doubts about Manipulation of Layers

I'm working with OpenLayers, I created a new plugin to perform a selection feature. But every event I perform in my plugin button it creates a new layers. (Attached is a print). Of the attempts that ...
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How to migrate geoserver? [duplicate]

I have a geoserver installed on a server and I want to move the geoserver to another server. What is the easiest way to do that?
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OpenLayers GetFeatureInfo Error in Geoserver

I was advised in a previous post to ask this question again using a small data sample My base layer is a postgis vector dataset in WGS84 When I click on the map I get the following an error in the ...
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Geoserver GET request to the REST API without authentication

I am using Geoserver to serve a number of WMS layers. I am using jQuery's $.getJson('/geoserver/rest//featuretype.json') to programmatically populate a table with the available layers and their ...
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OpenLayers WPS function fails in IE

I am making a WPS call in OpenLayers which works successfully in Chrome and Firefox but not in IE9. The response from IE tells me "Process failed during execution\nCould not convert to target type ...
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Geoserver uses geometry, not geography

When using a SQL database as the store, Geoserver requires that the spatial data are stored in a geometry, not geography column. Naturally, as we are dealing with geospatial features and not just ...
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How to cast box3d_extent to geometry (Rare problem with Geoserver and Postgis)

I use Geoserver 2.1.3 and "POSTGIS="1.5.3" GEOS="3.2.2-CAPI-1.6.2" PROJ="Rel. 4.7.1, 23 September 2009" LIBXML="2.7.6" USE_STATS" on PostgreSQL 9.1 From time to time (well - today I can't get around ...
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Adding an external WMS service using REST service with Geoserver

I'm trying to add an External WMS layer to geoserver with a php page, using the REST service of Geoserver. I've already read the tutorials for creating the geoserver features ...
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Editing PostGIS/GeoServer data via web?

I've got PostGIS installed and would like to create a web application to do some simple edits: Draw manually (over a Basemap) points, lines and polylines, using snapping points (points, end of ...
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WMS application in Apache

To host a map application in real world, developed using GeoServer, we need a server with Tomcat/JSP rather than Apache, right? Correct me if I am wrong since my background is as GIS not development. ...
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Serving GroundOverlay image data from a KML file via WMS

I've got a KML file with a collection of sparsely distributed (and small) GroundOverlays, with each overlay containing a distinct LatLonQuad and Icon. I would like to serve the this image data via a ...
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Is is possible to have a sld with a rotated point symbolizer along a line in geoserver?

Geoserver 2.1.3 I would like to symbolize a line with a Square but use the <Rotation>45</Rotation> tags to make the symbol look like a diamond. My sld is below and unfortunately the ...
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Beginner HELP please : How to add a WMS layer from GeoServer with OpenLayers?

After doing some basic OpenLayers examples where I used WMS layers from WMS providers like this: http://maps.opengeo.org/geowebcache/service/wms, I wanted then to add a WMS layer from my GeoServer. I ...
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OpenLayers + GeoServer + Oracle: WFS-Transaction update error

I am trying to implement wfs-t in a map application. tried using ArcGIS server wfs-t, and didn't make it since there is a lock mechanism while trying to edit a feature.ArcGIS WFS-T + OpenLayers; then ...
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Allow GeoServer WFS request by featureID

I'm not able to use the featureID parameter in a WFS URL request for my dataset on GeoServer. Example: ...
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WMS and Raster Data

I am calling in some WMS layers using openlayers. One of the layers is a raster. I have it working fine. But how does this fit into the spatial database model? I thought a WMS is a protocol for ...
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Live KML Feeds - From the Ground Up, How Would You Build It and Why?

I found the "Live KML from PostGIS to Google Earth" post very informative but a bit daunting for someone new to the open source world of products like PostGIS and GeoServer. If I am building the ...
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Creating a bounding box to pull from cache

I have a simple python script that is pulling in lat,longs from company's db and we are trying to create several bounding boxes around these points to simulate zoom-levels. The script will pull tiles ...
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openlayers code PanZoomBar is not a constructor and GetFeatureInfo error

I’m having trouble with my openlayers code displaying postgis data in geoserver Why would this line (also PanZoomBar) map.addControl(new OpenLayers.Control.Scale($('scale'))); Produce this error in ...
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How to use ImagePyramids in Geoserver?

I want a cheaper solution than ESRI ArcGIS server for my online web GIS applications. I want to: display multiple SHP files and an aerial image, retrieve the SHP attributes, all in a web page ...
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How to style the WFS layer in openscales? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Styling the WFS point layer (openscales 1.1 & Flex 3) I am very new to openscales... I want to change the styles of the WFS point layer dynamically by giving rules. ...
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Geoserver - ImagePyramid plugin problem

I have a huge Geotiff file , and i've tiled it .. I've created the tiles using gdal_retile.py tool , but i'm getting the following error from Geoserver while linking the layer with the tiles folder : ...
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What's the best way to display a huge Aerial image using Geoserver

I have an Aerial image - Almost 1.5 GB , GEOTIFF - and i have been trying to add it as a layer in Geoserver .. Adding the layer went successful , but the performance were very bad . I tried to cache ...
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Geoserver tiles mismatch

I tried to get WMS tiles from geoserver like /geoserver/gwc/service/tms/1.0.0/layername@EPSG%3A4326@png/15/19142/9530.png or with another projection ...
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display multiple vector layers from single PostGis table in GeoServer using OpenLayers — REWORDED

Prompting suggestions I’m going to attempt to reword my question I have a PostGis table that contains overlapping vector polygons. I need to display a selection in Geoserver and provide ...
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Using CQL_FILTER BBOX on WMS layer causes ORA exception window SRID does not match layer SRID

I'm trying to limit WMS layer to a specific BBOX. mainLayer.mergeNewParams({ 'CQL_FILTER' : "BBOX(geom, 6541844, 5577147, 6584851, 5620154)" }); Which gives following exception in geoserver's ...
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Third party WMS getcapability URL

i need some third party WMS Getcapabilities URLs. From where i can get those URLs. I want to test those URLs in my Geoserver.
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Re-projection in Geoserver

I have published a layer on Geoserver by cascading a remote WMS. i have successfully got all the layers from remote wms and publish one of those layers. But I want to re-project the layer from its ...
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What if format for Getcapabilities document

I want to add capabilities URL for cascading a layer from remote WMS in Geoserver. What will be the exact format for Getcapabilities URL ?
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Geoserver, OpenScales and flex 3

I am using GeoServer, OpenScales Flex 3 for my web-mapping application, is there any source for the Flex OpenScales API to display the maps. additional from a comment I am working on a project to ...
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How to get WMS LegendGraphics using Geoserver and GeoWebCache?

I am using GeoServer alongwith the default, build in GeoWebCache. I am using Extjs and GeoExt, as well. Everything is running well, except for the legend graphics request. My code for layers is as ...
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How to change field name in raster file?

I´m having a bit of an understanding problem with a DEM TIF file. I have a DEM TIF file which is served with Geoserver. When I click on the layer the WMSGetFeatureInfo gives me the following output: ...
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Geoserver SLD for OS Mastermap

We are just looking into moving from Mapserver to Geoserver for some of out WMS needs, one of which is to serve OS Mastermap to our users. Before i have a go at creating the SLD styles for Mastermap ...
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Dynamically adding WFS layer features with Geoserver

I am investigating using Geoserver to output new WFS layer features dynamically. We have a backend process that will be generating new WFS features periodically that will be placed in a datastore ...
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WMSGetFeatureInfo not finding my layer

Having a problem trying to get WMSGetFeatureInfo to work in openlayers - running off of Geoserver (http://gisnexus.com/cmha/cmha_site_test.html) you click on any feature, it shows as if the layer is ...
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OpenLayers WFS implementation in java for editing and saving data

I am new user in openlayers and want to implement WFS layer to edit and save data to postgis tables.am using netbeans as development environment and m very new in that.Can anyone to help me regarding ...
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Creating animation point using openlayers and geoserver

Before getting started on creating points that are animated like this using flash http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/trips/americas-best-adventures/map/ I would like to know if it is ...
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Openlayers - Increase icons size?

I built a small openlayers/geoserver application and I'm trying to change the size of the LayerSwitcher icon "+" (right) and the one of the standard zoom icon (left). I tried to modify css but can't ...
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GeoServer - Serving html files

Encountering a Geoserver - Openlayer WFS layer not visible I found this interesting answer . Solution about html page on the server surprised me very much as I tried previously to load an html page ...
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GeoWebCache WMTS always replacing tiles in cache

I've spent the last two days trying my hand at GeoWebCache. I've had some issues and am now out the office so can't access any code to attach. I know if i don't post this it'll bug me all weekend. ...
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How can I deploy a custom GeoTools datastore to GeoServer?

I'm using GeoTools v8.0 and GeoServer v2.1.3. I've currently built a working datastore connecting to a PostGIS database based off of the GeotTools' abstract datastore tutorial. After days of on and ...
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SLD encoding in GeoSever on Ubuntu

I am facing a challenge with the encoding in my SLD file in GeoServer on a Ubuntu server. When I create a SLD file containing the danish letters æ, ø, å in the GeoServer web interface like this ...
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Offset to symbol in WMS request

Is it possible to give offset to symbol of point feature using sld in openlayers or geoserver?
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How to update raster or feature layers being used by ArcGIS Server by a Model

I have a mxd file that contains a few raster and feature layers that was published by ArcGIS Server as a map service. Meanwhile, a model was created to update the contents of the raster and feature ...
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Finding URL of GeoServer layer?

I'm a basic/novice user with GeoServer. I've installed it and have loaded a sample shapefile, which I can view using the Layer Preview option. Now I want to add this shapefile (as a WMS layer) to a ...