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

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Converting ArcGIS layer style to Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) file?

I am putting together a GIS server using GeoServer and need some help with importing my layer styles from ArcGIS 10 to SLD format. I have one layer in ArcMap properly symbolized and labeled, how ...
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How to add a simple WFS layer from GeoServer to OpenLayers map?

I'm trying to add one of the included datasets with GeoServer to an OpenLayers map. I've followed the OpenGeo tutorials, seen similar thread on here, but I can't seem to crack it. Can somebody take a ...
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Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues

I am having problems getting WFS data to display on a map using OpenLayers/GeoExt/GeoServer. I created a proxy script like on this page: http://trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/browser/trunk/openlayers/...
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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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How to put GeoServer layers behind authentication?

I want to publish map layers using OpenLayers and GeoServer. While this is easy enough to set up, I'm a bit lost when it comes to authentication possibilities. What I want is to create different users ...
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Passing Filter Parameters to GeoServer WFS via URL?

I'm trying to use PHP's CURL function to fetch geoJSON information from a GeoServer instance. I'm doing this using url variables rather than trying to construct a full xml GetFeature request. However,...
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Unable to create WFS successfully

I know there has been lots of WFS assistant and I did follow this one word by word, which I found was the best in the entire gis stack but still no clue why I am unbale to render a WFS on base map. ...
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How to add GeoServer wfs layer on OpenLayers?

I can't seem to add a WFS layer like this. It works when i copy all this code locally but as soon as i change the values to point to my own layer within my own GeoServer this is the response viewed ...
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GeoServer 2.3 how to enable jsonp

I'd like to enable jsonp on GeoServer 2.3.0. The docs say to set ENABLE_JSONP to true. A response from the GeoServer users list says to edit web.xml, (set System variable ENABLE_JSONP=true and ...
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Looking for advanced GeoServer tutorials?

What are sources where I can learn how to use GeoServer? I know of these two sites: http://geoserver.org/ - which in fact is not working (at least at the moment) http://workshops.opengeo.org/...
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Display a WFS layer with OpenLayers

Good Morning! I have some troubles displaying a WFS layer with OpenLayers and hope someone here can give me a hint. Before moving on, I precise that I have already checked other posts, like here and ...
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How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile?

When I display my map using tiles a label gets drawn on each tile - is there any way to avoid this? I have attached an example image to show the problem:
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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:// localhost ...
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Getting WFS data from Geoserver into leaflet

I'm trying to use a ajax call to load WFS data from geoserver into a GeoJson layer in leaflet. When I do the following message in the console: XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://localhost:8080/...
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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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GeoServer Callback Function Undefinded

Any idea why the function loadThis() comes back as undefined? I've tried adding jsonp: false which doesn't help either. The json object is returned properly, I can view it in FireBug, but I can't get ...
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How to get layer list of layers that are published?

I'm stuck. I've been using geoserver with python extension gsconfig library for a while now. Almost everything works as it should be. While there are little things like publish raster images are ...
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geoserver xml header for cors xmlhttprequest

I'm running geoserver-2.5.2. From an external server i would like to call it as a wfs source with ol3. For this I would like to allow this external server to access the data. It seams I need a header ...
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How to avoid Pink tiles when DB view/Table is empty?

I have views that are spatial in a sense that they select some spatial column from other table. This table is published using geoserver. This table is live and sometime has no data at all. When the ...
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How to import GeoTIFF via postGIS into GeoServer?

As a simple test case, I'm trying to configure the software stack of OpenGeo such that I can display a GeoTIFF as an overlay to a normal map like OSM. So I perform the following steps: Create a ...
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Line stroke offset in Geoserver

Does anyone know how to offset a stroke in Geoserver? For example I will color the left side of the street (line feature) red and the other side (same line feature) blue. I believe I will be using 2 ...
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Performance of Shapefile and PostGIS with GeoServer?

I'm going to build a web application, which will render around ten maps using GeoServer. I will be also changing the attribute data in the application for some layers. What is the recommended choice ...
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Mapnik, Mapserver or Geoserver

I'm currently developing an ArcGIS based flex web viewer. ArcGIS is great for most of the things but there are some issues like performance and license costs. That's why I'm looking into possible ...
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How does Google Earth Enterprise compare to ArcGIS server and GeoServer?

I'm working on a web app that includes mapping capabilities (currently just markers and KML overlays on an embedded Google Map). We're starting to outgrow the limitations of Google's free stuff, and ...
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How to proxy Geoserver through Apache in Windows

i am using apache web server on localhost:80 and geoserver served from jetty servlet on localhost:8888. i want to setup a proxy to redirect the requests such that requests to localhost/geoserver are ...
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How to make geoserver return JSON for WMS GetFeatureInfo?

I wish to get the results of a WMS GetFeatureInfo request as a JSON instead of the table that comes up by default. Out of the box, the only options for the response from a WMS GetFeatureInfo are the ...
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Geoserver Clustering. where can i find activemqBroker.war?

I am completely new to clustering setup and I am following this tutorial to setup geoserver cluster. But I am stuck at "HOWTO configure ActiveMQ broker" step, problem is i cannot find this ...
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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 do we need MapServer and GeoServer? Can these servers pull ...
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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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Can I use “Web Map Service Module” and “Web Feature Service Module” of Geoserver in my project?

I'm developing a GIS application with java Spring Framework and GeoTools library. I have some vector layer. I want to get this layers with wms and wfs protocols. I've downloaded geoserver code. It ...
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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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Openlayers and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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The International Date Line wrap around

Using OpenLayers, I added a WFS layer (on GeoServer) with a filter that returns all features (black) that intersect my polygon (yellow) placed over some Latin American countries within certain dates. ...
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geoserver support to proxy other tiling services?

I'd like to use a central server to provide a common location for all of our mapping / imagery resources. Our data is primarily in the form of geotiffs with a variety of base layers from various ...
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OpenLayers 3: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows

Using OpenLayers 3, I cannot get this message to go away: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at http://myserver:8085/geoserver/sf/ows?service=...
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WFS-T Edit using OpenLayers, Geoserver, PostgreSQL (“error performing insert”)

I tried following the tutorials: http://www.gistutor.com/openlayers/22-advanced-openlayers-tutorials/47-openlayers-wfs-t-using-a-geoserver-hosted-postgis-layer.html and: http://apps.who.int/tools/...
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Setting transparency in an SLD file for a 4 channel GEOTIFF

I'm struggling to set the a background colour to transparent in an SLD file for a 4-channel GEOTIFF using GeoServer 2.1.4. I think I've set my background colour to transparent alpha layer in a ...
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QGIS WFS Error - Could not commit changes to layer

I have a PostGIS database being served by Geoserver. I can load the layers I want into QGIS no worries; however whenever I try to edit the layer I get this error message: Could not commit changes to ...
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custom time interval for geowebcache

How to assign time interval to take regular cache using geowebche. For instance every afternoon at 13:00 hrs geowebcache should be started automatically and it should start creating tiles. ?
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WFS reprojection problems

In geoserver i have a layer in EPSG:4326. In OpenLayers i add it on map as WFS: markerLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector('Markers',{ strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX()], ...
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How to find markers in selected dragbox openlayers 3?

Here is a part of code, draw = new ol.interaction.DragBox({ /* dragbox interaction is active only if alt key is pressed */ condition: ol.events.condition.altKeyOnly, ...
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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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How to configure Proxy.cgi with IIS

I installed GeoServer on server 172.20.100.13 and i also publish my OpenLayers application on same server. when i make the request to this server for accessing the page like, (http://172.20.100.13/...
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OpenLayers 3 - submit SLD text in wms call

Earlier versions of OpenLayers allowed for the submission of the text of an SLD in a call to the server side WMS. This describes the procedure, and cautions that, if your sld is too long, you ...
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WFS layer not showing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add GeoServer wfs layer on OpenLayers? I'm really new to this and am making a map for a university project, I can't get my WFS layer to show up on my map, the WMS ...
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Any low-cost Virtual Private Servers able to run GeoServer?

I'm looking at virtual private server hosting options for GeoServer. At a recent conference, the most often cited cost of such servers was around $50/month. I've found a few places that advertize ...
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Programming Geoserver 2.0.2 to add a raster data store and layer without the UI

I have a directory of raster imagery that will be updated continually. From this imagery, I am making Image Pyramids using the Geotool's PyramidBuilder utility. I need to setup a cron job to ...
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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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Can i do Custom Styling on Geoserver

i want to use Geoserver WMS server for custom styling. lets say i have an area as polygon in a shape file. But i dont have this area's temperature as an attribute. From a web service i gather ...
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WFS Request Layer (GML) with Filter

Is there a solution to request the GML layer from Geoserver with filter like using bbox: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/tiger/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0.0 &request=GetFeature&typeName=...