(UMN) MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.

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How to resolve Projection library error. proj error “Permission denied” in MapServer on IIS

I'm trying to get MapServer up and running under IIS on my Windows 7 x64 machine. I've installed the latest 7.0.1 release msi from GISInternals Added mapserv.exe to the Allowed list in the ISAPI and ...
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shortest path layer display

i'm working to find the shortest path in mapserver apllication after i created my layers which are 3 ( base layer , edge layer and node layer) i created my mapfile and the tree.js file ( javascript) ...
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shortest path in mapserver application [duplicate]

i'm working in application of shortest path using qgis 2.12 and mapserver i created the mapfile and tree.js file ( javascript) and the php code and i created the database using postgresql`entfunction ...
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How to style feature in mapserver mapfile based on values from database?

We have a table "Shapes" in PostGIS that consists of (among other things) a geometry column (the_geom) and an ID column (type_id) which is a foreign key to another table called "ShapeTypes". A given ...
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How can i use WFS in Openlayers 3 with mapserver and PostGis?

I didn't find a documentation to display features ( vectors ) combining MapServer ( mapfile ) and PostgreSQL/PostGIS and OpenLayers 3 ?
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How to generate static heat maps server side?

I've been searching a way to generate server side static maps using Python (or any other languages, doesn't matter) I can create the maps I want with Qgis (And they look really great) but I don't ...
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Issue loading PostGIS out-db rasters (either in QGIS or MapServer)

I'm playing with a few different options of storing raster data via PostGIS to visualize (eventually in a web app). The out-db or out-of-database storage seems the best option, but I can't seem to ...
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Excluding certain features from attribute column in Mapserver

I have to make a map with a Layer that needs to have shown two specific features in each their own style, the rest of the attributes from the feature-column needs to have their own style. So I thought ...
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MapServer square symbol composed of 4 internal squares

I need to create simple square symbol composed of 4 internal squares. SYMBOL NAME 'SQUARE_TL' TYPE vector FILLED true POINTS 0 0 0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0 ...
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MapServer runtime execution: Cannot evaluate expression, no item index defined error

I'm trying MapServer's run-time substitution to dynamically set my Mapfile's CLASS EXPRESSION values. The expressions take the form of: CLASS EXPRESSION (([my_attr_col] >= num_1) && ...
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Is there a way to enable CSV or JSON output formats for MapServer WFS GetPropertyValue requests?

In a mapserver mapfile, it is possible to setup a variety of output formats for WFS GetFeature requests. However, it doesn't seem possible to do the same for a WFS GetPropertyValue request, which ...
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Tools to help migration from Mapserver to QGIS Server

I'm going to migrate a Mapserver WMS server to QGIS Server. I'd like to know if there are some tools or plugins that convert Mapserver mapfile (.map) to QGIS project file (.qgs). WMS responses ...
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Testing symbol file existence in Mapserver

I have a set of PNG images I want to use as symbols in a point type layer in Mapserver. The file names come from the database in the DATA keyword, and if a file exists, it's all right. But if it does ...
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Is it possible to host MapServer in the cloud?

Can MapServer be hosted in the cloud? I presume as a virtual machine, or is it possible to have it as an Azure Web App, and avoid the hassle of VM maintenance And by cloud, I mean Microsoft ... but ...
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Mapserver raster tiles have wrong colors on zoom

Displaying a raster via MapServer on OpenLayers-3 webmap. When zooming in, the resampling or something is behaving weirdly and the colors become very distorted. See image below, the bad tiles should ...
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tinyows does not show vector layer

I'm using tinyows server configured with config.xml file. I'm adding vector layer to config file and for the first time it does not show newly added layer, but once i have restarted the tinyows server ...
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How to setup TinyOWS with FastCGI support?

I have a working implementation of TinyOWS but I am trying to enable fastcgi on Ubuntu 14.04 but I don't believe it is working correctly yet. I've tried to follow the MapServer page detailing TinyOWS ...
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Ogc compliance test failed for wfs (Mapserver)

I'm testing WFS through ogc test and some of the test cases are getting failed and i'm not able to find any solution. Test cases failed a) wfs:wfs-1.1.0-Basic-GetCapabilities-tc7 Resuest : ...
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Server(Mapserver) does not support the gml coverage

I'm testing wcs(2.0.1) through ogc compliance test and some of the test cases are getting failed with an error : The server does not support the gml coverage. Test case id : cs2:get-kvp-core-req12 ...
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OGC compliance test failed for WMS (MapServer)

There are few test cases which are failing and I'm not able to find any solutions. 1) WMS(1.3.0) - Test cases failed a) getmap:bbox-pixel-interpretation Request : ...
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is possible to create an architecture for a geoportal With Geoserver and CKAN With Geonetwork as mapserver?

From Google Translate I need to create a geoportal integrates a catalog built in CKAN with Geonetwork ( or failing pycsw ) and connect to a map viewer built in Geoserver . Is this possible? Necesito ...
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Using mapcache with many mapfiles

I'm attempting to build a mapcache configuration file that will serve all mapfiles within a directory. Rather than define a separate source and tileset for each layer, I'd like to be able to pass the ...
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Working with shapefiles in MapServer: adding color, smooth edges

I am successfully serving Koeppen-Geiger climate shift data from a MapServer instance. Here is an example WMS request to show the current state. Unfortunately this looks nothing like the ArcGIS ...
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Could Mapserver's Internal Server Error be caused by msEvalRegex?

I try Mapserver 5.6.4 on Linux. I've compiled Mapserver ,then put it on /cgi-bin/ direcotry. I tried to access "http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv", but "500: Internal Server Error" was shown. I saw ...
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Mapcache - identify blank tile

We occasionally get blank tiles in our mapcache cache. I have no idea what is causing them as reconstructing the request direct to mapserver shows a properly rendered map tile. How can we find these ...
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How to use svg symbols for styling elements in ms4w (mapserver)?

I have MapServer installed in a windows machine. I have imported into my PostGIS db osm data and want to style certain elements(nodes) with svg symbols. The problem is that the version of MapServer ...
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Render SVG symbols with MapServer on Windows

I am using MapServer in a windows machine in order to build a map with data from openstreetmap and OpenSeaMap. I want to style some elements in the map and I want to use SVG symbols for doing this. ...
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Python MapServer MapScript & Mongo - Use GeoJSON String Vs File

I have been using Python MapScript bindings for MapServer - and they work great. A new datasource for the application I am working on is MongoDB. I have seen mentions of a MongoDB Driver for ...
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Tile server and postgis db with OpenSeaMap data, how to render icons?

I am trying to build a tile server in a windows machine with the OpenSeaMap data. I set up my postgresql database and populated with the world.osm data (OpenSeaMap data) and the water polygons. I ...
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How to decide a which server is best for geo-spatial data servicing? [duplicate]

I want to serve both vector and raster data sets of large volume (ex: for a country). Right now I'm using GeoServer for vector and MapServer for raster. Is there any literature or reference such ...
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Image size posted from OpenLayers 3 to MapServer

I have the following map file MAP PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END # PROJECTION FONTSET "H:/mapserver/data/fonts/fonts.list" EXTENT 19 33 30 42 IMAGETYPE "png24" NAME "airways" SIZE ...
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Mapserver mapfile reading problem at maximum zoom level

I have created a mapfile for cartosat Raster data(B/W) which is working in browser fine but after zooming to maximum it is throwing an error as follow drawGDAL():unable to acess file ...
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Can QGIS 2.8 (Wien) export to Mapserver?

I've tried to export with RT Mapserver Export but it hasn't worked. I'm running >QGIS 2.8.6 on W7 x64. Sorry for my undocumented answer. So, first I install RT Mapserver Export plugin without ...
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Mapserver's mapfile

Is there possible to load a mapfile file from a client to a server running a Mapserver? e.g. http://server/cgi-bin/mapserv?**map=**client/example/htdocs/example1-1.map&layer=states&mode=map
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How to use attribute as image name with the SYMBOL keyword?

I have a set of PNG images contained in a server folder that I wish to use as point symbols. The symbol should be defined by the attribute symb_name. So in my MAP file, I'd like to do something like ...
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use date(now) equivalent in mapserver

I want to use present year in a CLASS in a map file. I managed to write permanent expressions like: LAYER CLASSITEM "YEAR" ... CLASS NAME "Previous years" EXPRESSION ...
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Downloading and starting MapServer4Windows

I am new to web mapping and am trying to use MapServer For Windows. While I have found tutorials I have been unable to even install the program. I have updated to the most recent LTR version of QGIS ...
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how to debug mapserver / postgis returning 0 results? ( MapServer WMS 1.1.1 / Google Earth / QGis )

user30184 answered the same question here Why is mapserver returning a blank image? user30184 answers to start by specifying SRID and that it often has to do with extent and projection. I imported a ...
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Using pictures (JPEG) from web as symbol in MapServer 7 mapfile?

Is it possible to configure the mapfile so, that it shows for every point on the map a different picture from the web recognized by an id?
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Dynamic raster layers served via mapserver

I have some processing that runs on my machine producing between 5 -10 raster layer a day. I want to serve these layers using map-server. I Initially start with a folder that has 300 raster layers ...
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Loading local tiles OpenLayers

Theses days i load local tiles, chrome doesn't go so well with letting you loading local tiles , because of secuirty problem as CORS etc.. but there is a way to cross this problem and let chrome ...
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Mapserver - hide error messages

Using mapserver 7.0, is there a way to suppress the error messages sent to the user, such as :- <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?> <!DOCTYPE ServiceExceptionReport ...
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Projection Issues - OpenLayers / MapServer / NAD83 State Plane FT

I am having projection issues with OpenLayers version 2.13 with MapServer and the Proj4 library. Pulling layers in NAD83 State Plane Feet projections on top of an OSM or MapQuest Base Map in Google ...
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Labels not working on remote Mapserver installation

I have Ubuntu 14.04/Mapserver7/apache2 installed on both my dev machine and on a remote server. As far as I can tell both installations are identical. For some reason labels are not showing up on the ...
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How can I config/use MapCache/MapServer to serve my MBtiles as WMS service?

Currently I am using GeoServer for my Map Service as WMS. I use TileMill for creating a customised map with styling and SHP files and then export as mbtiles. I have tried TileServer-PHP & ...
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Change OpenLayers.Control.ScaleLine()

I have mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS meters STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH ...
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Mapserver: set symbol on lines according to line features length

I need to display arrows alongside to line features. Lines represent water pipes. The issue I'm facing is that lines are a concatenation of numerous line features of various lengths. Therefore, ...
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Intalling and Mapserver and MapCache on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install mapserver with mapcache on ubuntu 12.04 as cgi. I tried sudo apt-get install mapserver-bin, but I'm receiving the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Mapserver: avoid symbols to be cut

I use an arrow as a symbol to follow lines, but in several cases, symbols are cut (when line features are too small or changing direction). Here is an example of the result on my Web site: Here is ...
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how to adjust Overlays and Base Layers in Openlayer?

I have a mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS dd STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH ...