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

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Installing mapscript

I have installed mapserver in an existing xampp installation (Windows 7) by copying the cgi-bin directory from ms4w to xampp/cgi-bin. Mapserver is running just fine. I'm trying now to install ...
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Run mapserver under installed xampp

I'm running xampp in windows 7, apache is listening port 80. I downloaded MS4W and installed the bundle under c:\ms4w and configured apache to listen on port 8080. I'm running ...
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How to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap map

Hello, I want to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap Map. I achieved to have the display of the world map with OpenStreetMap alone on my browser, and the display of the Shapefile ...
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A Web GIS map based on Mapserver + openlayers does not render in some machines [duplicate]

We have created a Web GIS interface using MapServer @ MS4W and Openlayers. It is available at http://orgin.in/riverinegis.html However, the map is not rendering properly in some machines. Most often, ...
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Display 8-Bit Signed Rasters with Negative Values in QGIS / MapServer

When loading 8-bit signed rasters with values from -128 to 127 into QGIS or MapServer, negative numbers are not recognized. Is there a way to change the default display settings in QGIS and/or ...
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MapServer: Symbol (v-line) style that automatically follows line direction

I created this image: with: MAP SIZE 1000 1000 IMAGETYPE png24 EXTENT -30 -10 60 30 UNITS DD SYMBOL NAME "v-line-shift" TYPE vector POINTS 0 0 5 10 10 0 END # ...
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migrating from arcgis server to open source technologies --> what mapserver and tileserver should i use? [duplicate]

I am migrating from ArcGIS server backend to open source technologies. I have about 100 map services (~300 GB data) each with 100+ layers. I also have a web application where the user has to have a ...
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Display MapServer Legend in GeoExt using OpenLayers

I have been trying to get my MapServer legend displayed in a GeoExt app using OpenLayers. I am quite new in MapServer and web mapping. Only a vector legend, and my OpenStreetMap legend is displayed. ...
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How do I create a mapserver config file for tiles downloaded from WMTS service?

I have downloaded Austria official map tiles from http://www.basemap.at/index_en.html using the provided offline downloader tool. Tiles are stored in my hard disk with paths similar to ...
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How To Compile Or Find Php Mapscript (Mapserver) Latest Version For Windows?

I had major performance difficulties with MapServer version 6.0.3 (MS4W 3.0.6) and need latest version of Mapscript but i cant find it for windows. Anybody can help me to find latest compiled ...
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Map-server Very Weak Performance Vs Geo Server - Why?

I search for a good wms server that support Postgis at the end I found Mapserver as the fastest and best choice. Every performance test say it's faster than Geoserver because of its native compiled ...
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Heatmaps: right terms (isopleth vs choropleth, etc) and how to implement a value-based one that looks good?

NOTE: My original question was about interpolation methods, but I've found that I was actually asking the wrong question. Interpolation methods with Heatmaps and IDW are the least of my problems right ...
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Size mapfile chart element by absolute value of column value

I have a mapfile with pie charts of the relative proportions of a variety of parameters pulled from a table. In some cases the values are negative and I would like to make pie charts of these ...
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Updating OSM TileServer

I built an OSM TileServer using the entire planet OSM data about a year. I wold like to update the database of my TileServer by using the new planet OSM data. Given that the original planet OSM data ...
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How to specify the lat/long and bounding box of MapServer WMS layer in Openlayers

I am using MapServer to add a WMS layer on a basemap using OpenLayers 3. The mapserver generates a png image from a shapefile, which I need to overlay on a basemap. Below is the code which I used to ...
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Enabling: Raster and Topology

I'm new to GIS and tile servers. I've installed TinyOWS pretty successfully except for what looks like to be some dependency issues. I have installed PostGIS and also PostgreSQL. PostGIS is supposed ...
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Install Trouble: TinyOWS with WFS-T

I've been trying to install a tinyows with wfs-t server to compare the project with OSM. OSM was a rather easy install but I'm running into trouble with tinyows because of fragmented documentation. ...
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Zoom To Layer Using EventListener

I have been struggling with zoom to layer functionality with event listeners. The code is working and zoom to layer whenever it is loaded but the problem is that once it is loaded, i can not zoom or ...
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unable to create an osm server

I am rolling out my pc as an osm server. I am following https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ When I give the command sudo -u daman renderd -f -c ...
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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 Srping 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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How can I integrate my application security with GeoServer security

I'm going to develop a map server with my own logic and entities. It will have a Postgres database, user management, specific layers with certain types, WFS, WMS, etc. I'm going to use springframework ...
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How to install mapserver on Windows/Apache?

We need to get an internal instance of MapServer up and running. We want to use Apache and not IIS because we already have an Apache 2.4 instance up and running on our office intranet. The Windows ...
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Error Opening WMS Maplayer: URLError: <urlopen error [Errno 10060]

I receive the error: URLError: <urlopen error [Errno 10060] A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection ...
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Problem with MapServer WMS

Below code is showing the addition of mapserver file in openlayers 3, it is successfully showing me image in the browser but when i zoom that image it does not zoom. It comes back to originial view. ...
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OL3 doesn't display the wms Layer

This is pretty much related to the question asked in the following link How to add Mapserver WMS to Openlayers 3 I followed the example in ...
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Adding MapServer layer in Openlayers 3

As per i know that there is an API called Openlayers.MapServer in openlayers 2, which is used to show MapServer file in browser in openlayers. How can i add an MapServer file in Openlayers 3, as i ...
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Why is mapserver returning a blank image?

I am trying to load a layer from a postgis database, mapserver does not return anything. I think I have narrowed the problem down to the fact that the sql query mapserver is running is returning ...
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Automatic indentation for MAP files in VIM

Following this question, does anyone know a way to automatic indent MAP files? I use VIM but so far I haven't found a way to do this on MAP files. I have found for other file formats, such as JS and ...
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Single WMS from single mapfile with several rasters in MapServer

I have several rasters in a single mapfile, I put them as layers like here: LAYER NAME "Layer 1" GROUP "All Layers" TYPE RASTER STATUS ON ...
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MapServer with Oracle 12

Atm. I'm running MapServer on Windows (with the msplugin_oracle.dll plugin) to create some WMS layers from SDO geometry stored in Oracle 11 database. I take the binaries from this very nice site. The ...
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WFS Getting more than 1 layer

using Web Feature service and I'm wondering is there a way using get requests to pull multiple features. For example, this WFS http://demo.mapserver.org/cgi-bin/wfs?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.0.0 ...
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Display InfoTemplate based upon Visible Layers

I am relatively new to JavaScript and ArcGIS Implementation, so if I'm missing an overarching understanding please feel free to call me out on that... I have a MapServer that I connect to that has ...
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MapServer Shapefiles Not Displaying

I am current developing an GeoExt app which is up and running. Now I want to create maps then dump them in the app. I have been battling with mapServer for days now. Mapfile can generate raster type ...
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Refresh map after updating chart elements

I need to refresh an openlayers map after updating the size of pie charts in a mapfile displayed on the map (on button click). I cannot refresh the whole page or I lose the data. It works when I ...
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How to use filter encoding in a WFS query on MapServer?

I need to query this WFS public service http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/wfs/Numeri_Civici_2012.map&service=wfs&request=getCapabilities The layer I need to query is this one ...
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xsd schema in a mapfile

I'm using a Maserver 6.4. I'd like that the DescribeFeatureType answer looks exactly like an xsd file. How should I do that ? I've already try to add the xsd path after "ows_schemas_location" but ...
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xsd schema Mapserver

I'm using a Maserver 6.4. I'd like that the DescribeFeatureType answer looks exactly like an xsd file. How should I do that ? I've already try to add the xsd path after "ows_schemas_location" but ...
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OL3 parser flips the coordinates

When requesting featureInfo from MapServer using getGetFeatureInfoUrl() of OL3 lib var req_url = the_layer.getSource().getGetFeatureInfoUrl( evt.coordinate, map.getView().getResolution(), ...
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OL3 + Mapsever queryBypoint and tolerance

Mainly my WMS is shown using OpenLayers 3. Most layers have EPSG:4326 input projection (for this coming release). Loading the WMS using OL3+OpenstreetMap I decided to use the global projection as ...
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How to specify precision of a float in a mapserver template?

This GetFeatureInfo query will give you this result: Evaporation = 1.0149659 mm The template that produces the result is this: <!-- mapserver template --> [metadata_variable_name] = ...
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Understanding Openlayers MapServer configuration?

I need to implement functionality like this http://www.mpbhuabhilekh.nic.in/bhunakshaweb/. I searched on net and found it can be done using Openlayers. I need simple and clear steps on how to to ...
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How to set a label's buffer color in a mapfile?

I would like to set a white buffer around labels in a mapfile (Mapserver version 6.2.1). In the official documentation, I can't find a specific parameter for this... I have tried the SHADOWCOLOR and ...
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Use MapCache to forward an existing WMTS?

Is it possible to use MapCache to forward an existing WMTS? I see no source type "wmts". Could that cause any problems?
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Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver + KML

This is regarding question :- Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver We are using KML file not the POSTGIS DB. So what parameters for metadata "gml_geometries" would be there in ...
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Can't zoom to see the whole map in OL3

I have a special map. Its rather a schema not a common world map. Not very high but it is very long. Now when I display the map, I see a part of the schema at zoom level 0 (I additionally set it ...
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raster image display

iam trying to display raster image using mapserver but it is not displaying anything, page is blank my mapfile code is MAP ########### NAME "ny_pop" SHAPEPATH ...
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Live Updating Map With Large Dataset

I need to be able to display a map on a webpage with multiple layers of squares and points, possibly up to 10,000 objects per layer. There could be up to maybe 20 layers, but having move than a ...
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geoext legendpanel not displaying symbols

I am using geoext 1.1 with openlayers 2.11. I have a few point layers (WFS) with associated styles where I pass an image adress to 'externalGraphic' parameter like this ...
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Coordinates of Polygon layer

i am using Mapserver map file and Openlayers to display a polygon layer on the Google map. layer is displaying but that layer is not on the center. i have used map.setcenter, but i do not know the ...
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Mapserver Python Mapscript - Is There An Equivalent to Mapnik's Python Plugin?

I have been developing a sophisticated web mapping app using MapServer in conjunction with the Python MapScript bindings - and it has been working great. However, I am thinking a custom data provider ...