GeoWebCache is a Java web application used to cache map tiles coming from a variety of sources such as OGC Web Map Service (WMS)

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How to publish a layer with standalone geowebchache in geoserver?

I have a multiple geoservers on two different systems with same port(one is backup for another) and geowebcache in on of the system with different port . Now i want to publish my layers in geoserver ...
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Geowebcache “seed” doesn't seem to work

I'm using Geowebcache seed command (via web interface at http://localhost:8080/geoserver/gwc/rest/seed/workspace:layerName) and it looks like everything runs smoothly but actually no tiles are saved, ...
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Geoserver Caching does not save tiles

I want to cache a layer from Geoserver. I use Geoserver 2.5.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. In the web.xml file under tomcat7/webapps/geoserver/WEB-INF I added the following part: <context-param> ...
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Geowebcache bounding box to tile conversion is not working properly (EPSG:4326)

I am trying to make Geoserver and built in Geowebcache work together. I have a page with google maps and I am rendering images from a published WMS layer using getTileUrl function. Unfortunately I am ...
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geoserver geowebcache bad request

I use geoserver war 2.4.5 on tomcat and internal geowebcache 1.5.0. My server is MS Server 2008. All software works on 64 bit. My geoserver work perfectly with wms,wfs but when i want to do tile cache ...
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Is my Geoserver “Direct WMS Integration” working?

I have activated the "Enable direct WMS Integration" switch in Geoserver 2.5. As far as I can understand, this enables caching of layers without having to use the "gwc/service/wms" endpoint in the WMS ...
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Where is my Geowebcache tile directory?

I have actived and created tiles for layers in my Geoserver 2.5 on windows server 2008 R2. In geoserver it states that I have used 583MB in total after seeding the layer in GWC. Strangely I cannot see ...
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Why do my geowebcache tiles not work in openlayers client?

var options = { resrictedExtent: restrictedBounds, maxExtent: restrictedBounds, units: "m", projection: "EPSG:31467", ...
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Why can´t Geowebcache communicate with geoserver?

I have installed geoserver 2.5 with integrated GWC on a windows server 2008 R2 in tomcat6. I am not able to create map caches with GWC. GWC gives me "404: cannot communicate with server. I have a ...
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GeoServer - Caching with Response Headers Settings

I'm trying to find a method to cache one layer that its data is updated every 2 hours in the DB. From what I've found the best option is using Response Cache Headers timeout ...
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Optimize openlayers / Geoserver 2.5 with GeoWebCache - reprojection necessary?

I have an openlayers map setup with several base layer options (some served by my own GeoServer) and many optional layers served by my own GeoServer. I've selected Google's EPSG:900913 as the map's ...
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Openlayers Base Layer is disappeared after adding more than 15 Overlays from Geoserver

I have developed a webmap application using Geoserver 2.4.0,Tomcat7 on Windows 2008 32bit Server. JVM Client. I have enabled GeoWebCache to speedup the map loading and configured separate directories ...
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Trying to use the GeoWebCache “gmaps” service

I am using GeoServer 2.4.5 with built-in GeoWebCache 1.5.0. I'm integrating GeoServer with a Google Maps V3 api frontend, and I got it to work reasonably well using the WMS service. However, I ...
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Postgres Log Error

I am using Geoserver + GeoWebCache + Postgres for an application. On the application side there is no bugs but on postgres I am getting this log. Please explain and help me to solve this ...
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Remove only a subset of cached tiles of a wmsLayer (GeoWebCache)

imagine a wmsLayer defined in geowebcache.xml that forwards, for instance, a STYLES parameter to the WMS service by utilizing a regex-based parameterFilter. As ...
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mbutil invalid literal for int() with base 10

I'm trying to generate a mbtile file using mbutil for processing a groups of layers tiles saved in the GEOWEBCACHE CACHE DIR of my Geowebcache. When i do "mb-util --scheme='tms' tiles world.mbtiles", ...
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GeoWebCache with Geoserver layer using CQL_FILTER

I'm trying to setup a tile layer with a CQL_FILTER parameter but without success until now. I'm using GeoWebCache 1.5.0 integrated in Geoserver 2.4.4. I've set the CQL_FILTER parameter and the ...
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Geowebcache without Geoserver

I know that this is a real beginner question - non the less I need to ask it somewhere. I have a Geoserver(gs) and an stand-alone geowebcache (gwc). I seeded the gwc from the gs and pointed my ...
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Openlayers requests to geoserver don't produce cached tiles

I've created a grouped layer made from 4 MrSID rasters. I have a Openlayers map with basic Google layer. When I preview the grouped layer in geoserver , I see that tiles are being created in the GWC ...
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Configuration for GeoWebCache in Geoserver 2.4.0

I have developed a web map application by using Geoserver 2.4.0 and tomcat 7 in Windows XP. I have tried to configure the GeoWebCache for WMS layers to speed up the service but unfortunately it ...
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Generating a tile cache based on external SLD

I have a web service that generates an SLD for a layer that varies based on an attribute of the underlying data. These SLDs don't change, it is just that there are several of them per layer. I would ...
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TMS vs WMTS vs WMS-C in Open Layers

Geowebcache is able to serve layers in the following three standars: TMS, WMTS and WMS-C. Is there any remarkable advantage in using any of them in particular within an OpenLayer framework?
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GeoWebCache - WMTS Directory Structure

I am trying to convert an existing tile cache (created by custom process) into a usable format/structure for a GeoWebCache WMTS layer. I cant seem to figure out the directory/naming structure ...
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Retrieve WMS service from GeoWebCache with OpenLayers

Ok guys, here we go ! For my needs, I basically added a standalone version of GeoWebCache. After some configuration, the GeoWebCache retrieve the data from GeoServer using Capabilities. Now, in my ...
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GeoWebCache: Is there a way to empty the cache only for a certain zoom level?

This is a follow-up to this question. In short, I was overambitious in seeding and now my /usr filesystem is full. Take a look at the cache occupancy broken down by zoom level. (Data is OSM South ...
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GeoWebCache: Is there a way to see cache size per zoom level?

I seeded a layer group (of data imported from OpenStreetMaps via osm2pgsql) from levels 0 to 15 (PNG; EPSG:900913), it completed successfully, and now I am seeding again only for levels 16 and 17. I ...
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Geoserver WMS v Geowebcache offset?

Having successfully used the new OpenLayers.Layer.GeoWebCache to add a local tile cache created using Geowebcache, I thought I would compare against the same data as a wms from my local GeoServer. ...
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Request data from OpenLayers to a standalone GeoWebCache

I'm actually using OpenLayers and GeoServer to make a GIS application. For the moment, GeoWebCache is directly integrated into GeoServer, but for my future needs, I'll need to have it as a stand ...
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Using local tiles created in Geowebcache with OpenLayers

I am trying to setup an Openlayers page that uses a local tile cache that I have created using Geowebcache. But the HTML page and the tiles will be stored in an Amazon S3 bucket So far I have setup ...
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Cascading GeoWebCache Servers

I am trying to address some latency issues accessing US based servers from Asia We are using GeoWebCache in front of two GeoServer instances, based in the USA. One thought that occurred to me was to ...
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GeoWebCache: Layer is not served by a WMS backend

I try to get legends for my layers in a little GIS application while using GeoWebCache. Since I turned GeoWebCache in GeoServer on I do not get the legend image for my layers anymore. I looked around ...
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GeoWebCache seed task dies immediately after being submitted

The data comes from Geofabrik's Brazil slice: http://download.geofabrik.de/south-america/brazil.html Imported into a PostGIS DB with osm2pgsql. GeoServer is 2.4.0, running on latest Tomcat 7.0.x, on ...
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Show previously loaded tiles while loading (zoom in or zoom out) map

How to remove the white tile part(map loading area). While zoom in and zoom out, the white tile part is appearing on the map(map loading area). How can we fill that area with the history image? Is ...
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Is Tomcat or Jetty a better container for Geoserver on Windows

My Understanding is that Geoserver can be run in the default Jetty Environment or in Tomcat on Windows Server 2008 R2 GeoWebCache uses Tomcat as its container in its installation instructions. Which ...
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Can GeoWebCache serve tiles from blobstore?

Currently I use MapProxy to serve custom sqlite tile stores with a certain schema. I would like to enable GeoWebCache to do the same, but I don't know if GWC work the same way that mapproxy does. ...
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Refreshing the GeoCache and Boundaries in OpenGeo suite

Currently if I add a new site i can query the layer and see where the point should be however it does not always display in Geoexplorer or OpenLayers preview. However sometimes it does show in ...
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GeoWebCache returns files as geoserver-dispatch.application instead of kml in Chrome

This url: http://maps.gcc.tas.gov.au/geoserver/gwc/service/kml/GCC_cuo:GCC_Image.png.kml should download a kml file, but it doesn't in Chrome. It downloads a geoserver-dispatch.application file ...
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Geoserver 2.2.5 and Integrated GeoWebcache caching Defaults not saved over restarts

I am experience an annoying issue with Geoserver 2.2.5 and the integrated GeoWebCache running as a service on Windows. The Caching Defaults Configuration is not retained over GeoServer Restarts or ...
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How to Choose Geoserver and GeowebCache Configuration Options?

I have two Win 2008 R2 Servers currently dedicated to running one instance of Geoserver each. We are looking at setting up geowebcache. Win Servers have 2Gb Ram and they do nothing but run Geoserver ...
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Using the GeoWebCache expireCacheList parameter

I've just started looking at the cache expiration parameters for GeoWebCache and came across something that really confused me. In the documentation it says in its explanation for the <minZoom> ...
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Can GeoWebCache response GeoTiff format image

I use GeoServer integrated with GeoWebCache. There are some default formats:jpg\png\png8\gif, but no GeoTiff - how can I add this format. I develop 3D-GIS client, and my client only supports jpg and ...
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GeoServer using GeoWebcache and SQL Server whats the process?

I'm using GeoWebCache and GeoServer to tile cache a layer of data from a SQL Server database. If I seed the cache and I send a tiled WMS request what occurs? Does GeoServer make a call to SQL Server ...
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Do I have to transfer gwc-layers from my GEOSERVER_DATA_DIR directory to a production server

I am working with Geoserver and I know that it is possible to transfer the contents to the GEOSERVER_DATA_DIR between servers. I have already moved my GEOWEBCACHE_CACHE_DIR to a different location so ...
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How to configure Geoserver Geowebcache to use custom projection?

I'm running Geoserver 2.3.2 with integrated GWC on my Linux computer on Tomcat. I created a custom gridset via Geoserver GUI, which I want to use for seeding, however I can't see it in grid sets ...
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Which is better for tiling: raster2pgsql or GeoWebCache?

We have some raster image data stored as GeoTIFF which we would like to make available online as an overlay using the OpenGeo framework. As the data covers only a spatially restricted area and we ...
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Geowebcache REST Truncate

I'm using geoserver with geowebcache and I need to use the REST API to truncate tiles in a bounding box so they can be rebuilt. All the examples in the documentation are in curl and I'm using JQuery. ...
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GeoServer - GeoWebCache tile larger than others

GeoServer Version 2.2.4, GeoTools Version 8.6, GWC 1.3-RC5 I have an issue where a tile is sized incorrectly and misaligned when I provide a gutter for a layer's tile caching. The issue occurs in the ...
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Regenerate Geowebcache Tiles on PostGIS change

I am using Geoserver with Geocache to get WMS tiles and a PostGIS backend. There are 2 systems using the PostGIS database: one that is with Geoserver and one that is an old system that just uses the ...
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Using GeoWebCache to cache google maps tiles

I'm new to GIS and I would like to know if anybody could give me a quick example of using geowebcache with google maps tiles. Thanks.
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GeoWebCache blank tiles

I´m new with GWC and I´m trying to cache this WMS server 1. I can see layer list from this server on "A list of all the layers and automatic demos" but whe I select one png from any layer I only see ...