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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Installation and configuration of stand-alone GeoWebCache

I recently installed the stand-alone version of GeoWebCache 1.6.0 and deployed it on a Tomcat 7.0 container. The official documentation tells to modify "geowebcache.xml" in the following location .. ...
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Seed in Geoserver doesn't work

I have a fresh installation of Geoserver 2.8.2 in linux. I have enabled Disc Quota (set 500 MB space) and in Caching Defaults I have set "Enable direct integration with GeoServer WMS" option. Next, I ...
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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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GeoWebCache + OpenLayers - caching blank tiles?

Are browsers supposed to cache blank tiles? I have layer cached with GeoWebCache. When i request this layer via OpenLayers i can see that tiles containing data are taken from cache, the blank tiles ...
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Is it possible to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoing via GeoWebCache?

Is it possible, using GeoWebCache or some other software, to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoint? I'm trying to incorporate Bing Maps into custom built software. The software is designed to communicate ...
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How to get rid of “demo” from geowebcache layer link

I wan to use standalone geowebcache. I know how to serve cached layers but one thing really annoys me and it is the "demo" in the link e.g. http://myserver.com/geowebcache/demo/layer I would like ...
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Openlayers 3, getfeautreinfo and geowebcache

I am having a bit of trouble using the getGetFeatureInfo function on the TileWMS source in OL3. It works, but it represents the X/Y-parameters as I/J in the generated URL. ...
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In GeoWebCache is there a way to disable the geowebcache.xml backups? (.bak)

I have a very large geowebcache.xml file that is edited constantly. Every time the system makes a change to geowebcache.xml via the REST API GWC creates a backup of the geowebcache.xml file. These ...
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Is the GeoWebCache S3 Blob Store only for use with preseeded tiles?

I'm thinking about moving over to the S3 blobstore, but it looks like it only works with preseeded layers which isn't an option for me. Is it possible to use the S3 blobstore and have the cache built ...
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geowebcache-diskquota.xml is not read by geowebcache

I am using the stand-alone version of geowebcache instead of the geoserver-integrated one. I wish to set a quota for the amount of space the cache may fill. I have created a geowebcache-diskquota.xml. ...
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GeoWebCache: misalignment of tiles

I'm trying to test simple web map based on PostGIS/Geoserver/OpenLayers stack on Windows Server 2008. When I load my WMS layer by: var gwctest = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "gwctest", ...
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Using GeoWebCache layers same way as preview using Openlayers?

I'm new at gis, geoserver, openlayers and so on. Can I use the layers from the geowebcache exactly the same way as the preview using OpenLayers? The effect that i'm trying to accomplish is zoomIn ...
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How to set up Geoserver GWC with ArcGIS compact cache layer?

I have a huge problem setting up geoserver's geowebcache to serve arcgis compact cache layer and I am getting a bit confused. I have installed geoserver 2.8.0 which contains geowebcache 1.8.0. ...
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geoserver's geowebcache watermark setting

anyone here has used watermarking in geoserver? I have successfully set watermark to my WMS layer, but in my OpenLayers 3 project, I use 'Tiled': true WMS setting and my GeoWebCache doesn't display ...
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Esri cache white tiles levels L10 L11 L12 with Geowebcache

I'm trying to publish a WMTS using the basemap from Esri cached tile. The cache is called by geowebcache 1.7.2 and displayed via a openlayers view. The problem I deal with is that the levels ...
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Heartbeat of GeoWebCache or underlying WMS [duplicate]

I've set up a geowebcache for some app developers to use. They discovered that if the mapserver behind the geowebcache (gwc) is not running then they're not getting the tiles even if the ...
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Can I create a TMS layer on geoserver or geowebcache

I have GeoServer stood up and use it to server out a variety of different data sources and layers. I would also like to be able to cache tiles (TMS). Problem that I am running into is that I would ...
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Setting height and width to TileWMS layer in Openlayers 3

I'm trying to setup a TileWMS layer in Openlayer 3 as var baseMap = new ol.layer.Tile({ title: "MayBase Map", source: new ol.source.TileWMS({ url: mapUrl, ...
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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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In Geoserver, is Max Render time for WMS adjusted according to metatile size?

Simply put, is max render time the limit per tile or in total for any given render job? I am trying to tune Geoserver and could not find an answer for this question in the documentation. If I ...
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Combine multiple cached/tiled layers on a client-side openlayers application?

I have Geoserver with integrated geowebcache installed. I have 3 layers: water, sewer, landbase, and each are cached separately. Is it possible to toggle or combine all 3 cached layers into the ...
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How to optimise rendering of layer-groups in Geoserver

I am running GeoServer 2.8 on Ubuntu 14 as a WAR in Tomcat 7. I have an 8 core machine with 16GB of RAM and have allowed a generous Heap size of 4GB. I have JAI installed and enabled. Meta tiling ...
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GeoWebCache tiling failing due to topology exception

I am running GeoServer 2.8 WAR on an Ubuntu machine in Tomcat 7. I have GeoWebCache integrated directly and it does cache and serve some tiles. However, in some areas I get errors when I attempt to ...
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Generating tiles from PostgreSQL with GeoWebCache

Can GeoWebCache generate tiles from PostgreSQL osm2pgsql-based database like mapnik utils? My purpose is getting tiles for my area from OSM data. I've already imported osm file into PostgreSQL and ...
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How to load GeoWebCache tiles into Leaflet?

Tiles are already created in GeoWebCache, but they can't be loaded into Leaflet. I can't figure out where I did wrong in the settings of GeoServer. Could anyone point out the possible cause? ...
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Applying transparency to a layer in a tile in geowebcache

I am trying to apply transparency to a vector feature group layer. At client side I have a list of groups created on the basis of feature type like line, polygon etc. From client side I send the list ...
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Polygon label repeated for each tile

I'm using the standalone GeoWebCache to serv tiles from a remote GeoServer. My problem is that the polygon label is added to each one of the tiles served, instead of only once in the polygon centroid. ...
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Display tile grid borders with leaflet (visual debugging)

I'd like to have the tile grid borders displayed on a leaflet WMS Layer in order to see which areas are requested as separate maps. On top of that it should be possible to overlay a border to the ...
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Create a list of affected tiles from polygon / Gridding a polygon

Given a projection, a zoom level, a grid definition and a coverage polygon - what is the easiest/fastest way to obtain a list of map tile indexes touched by the polygon? Are there any existing tools, ...
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GeoServer WMS / WMTS with Mapnik rendering backend

I am going to migrate our current TileCache WMS-T server to a current and up to date GeoServer / GeoWebCache product. We use Mapnik as our rendering back end and I would love to keep it this way. I ...
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GeoWebCache, GeoServer and Apache Architecture

I'm configuring a new distributed GeoServer environment and I have some doubts about GWC Standalone, GeoServer & Apache architecture. I have the following architecture set in a single developing ...
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How to set Server path in GEOWEBCACHE_CACHE_DIR

I need to set server path in GEOWEBCACHE_CACHE_DIR inside Tomcat -> GeoWebCache -> web.xml. The cache directory is on different server. I need to give IP/machine name and then the location. How to ...
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How to integrate Standalone GeowebCache with Geoserver on different machine

We are trying to configure Standalone GeoWebCache on a server. The WMS service is hosted on different server in Geoserver. How should we fetch WMS layers in GWC.
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Evaluation of existing map cache servers

there are so many different caching servers around: MapCache MapProxy GeoWebCach TileCache Tile-Server and maybe more. I just wondering that I cannot find an evaluation or feature comparison of ...
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Geoserver GeoWebCache caches tiles of incomplete layers

I have data in a PostGIS database that is being pulled into Geoserver using a PostGIS (JNDI) store. The dataset I am using is a continuous polygon grid, but the dataset itself isn't all that large. ...
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Geowebcache disk quota is different from tile layers page

This is my disk quota page and following is my tile layers list page: And I could not found my tiled images in server data directory. I think my tiles are not saving on disk. What is the ...
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Openlayers 3 map displays on a Desktop, but will not display on a Mobile

I have the code shown below that works perfectly on a desktop, but will only display the OSM layer on a mobile device. Am I missing something obvious? My understanding is that it should work on both ...
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GeoWebCache tiles file location

I have Geowebache version 1.2.4 that I am using to cache a couple of WMS services. I am getting white tiles here and there and I wonder if there is a way to find out the location of the white tile ...
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Geowebcache alias for custom projections

Is there a way to configure a projection alias in geowebcache? E.g. if I would like to advertise projection EPSG:25833 and EPSG:32633 to the client, while requesting tiles from the backend using ...
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GeoServer Raster Data Sources: satellite data's contrast issue

I am trying to use my own satellite image as the basemap for a webapp, instead of OSM, Google etc imageries. In order to do that, I made a Raster Data Sources store inside my GeoServer, which is ...
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How to reload the Geowebcache gwc-gs.xml manually

Is there a possibility to reload the gwc-gs.xml configuration file manually? For example I changed <cacheLayersByDefault>true</cacheLayersByDefault> to false and reloaded the configuration ...
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Geoserver set the Geowebcache Max Cache Level

We are wanting to display image cache for the entire of England to a level of 1:3000 (level 10 in our gridset). Beyond that we want to call upon the standard WMS service, feeding dynamically from the ...
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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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Why Geowebcache is locking all system?

My story is like this about geowebcache. I am useing geoserver 2.5.x and GeoWebCache version 1.5.2, build 1.5.x. OS is ubuntu. I can not found geowebcache.xml file in server. But there is a file ...
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Geowebcache is does not seed from rest and web UI

I am trying CURL to seed geowebcache: curl -v -u USERNAME:PASSWORD -XPOST -H "Content-type: text/xml" -d ...
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Geowebcache wms cql_filter parameter not working

I am using the geowebcache stadalone to increase the performance, but I can not use cql_filter. GeoserverWmsUrl: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/ISUPGIS/wms GeowebcacheWmsUrl: ...
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is possible creating Geowebcache tiles offline

When I start geowebcache seed mechanism, my server CPU is working %120 persentage. And I can not use WMS service on my openlayers application because it is working very slow. Server sources are ...
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how to increase geowebcache performance with openlayers

I have installed geowebcache and cached polyline data. And I am using my geowebcache data on OpenLayers map. var polyline = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "Lines", ...
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How to show a map with queries from a map file connected to postgres in browser using javascript?

So, the problem is how to show a map in browser using javascript? I have a map file with 2 layers in it: "peta" is a shp data from postgis and "korban" is a numeric data from postgresql. And then I ...
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Geowebcache automatic seed is not working

I created new geowebcache task via form as following: But my task list is empty: I want to create tiles automatically. How can I do this? UPDATE: I noticed that geoserver seed is seeding ...