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

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Symbols in map server

I was just trying to render a point layer with classes using a symbol circle.Below is the part of the code. DATA 'E:\SBI\GIS\Growth\Growth11-12.shp' METADATA 'ows_title' 'Growth11-12' END STATUS on ...
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WMS application in Apache

To host a map application in real world, developed using GeoServer, we need a server with Tomcat/JSP rather than Apache, right? Correct me if I am wrong since my background is as GIS not development. ...
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Preventing an Openlayers WMS layer from updating on zoom-change

I'm using openlayers to overlay a raster. When I zoom out, the overlaid layer expands to cover a larger area than was originally requested. I want the tile to be fixed to a particular boundary, and ...
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how to set WMS reprojection config in mapserver if I creating virtual map (e.g. star map)

all, I want to use openlayers with mapserver to create map of stars. but I dont know how to setting up the WMS config in mapserver , especially the EPSG re-projection things. In fact, I didnt ...
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Map Service Update - clearing browser temp files

I'm noticing whenever I make a change to an ArcGIS map service (add layer, remove layer...etc) I always have to clear server cache and my internet browser temp files in order for my flex viewer app to ...
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Blank map with a single layer while using map server

I am just tying to render a map with single layer using map server and I get a blank output. Below is how the map file looks like MAP IMAGETYPE PNG SIZE 900 900 EXTENT 37.078266 6.747135 ...
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How Mapserver deals with Huge Aerial Images

I've been trying to evaluate Mapserver , i'm wondering if there's a way to handle the large size of Aerial image with any kind of Tiling or Caching . Thanx
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OpenLayers GML Polygon Performance

I'm working on a project where we have a large number of very detailed polygons being displayed on a image using Openlayers. The polygons are added to the map through a GML feed. We are having end ...
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Not seeing the actual data value in getObservation response from MapServer 6

I'm experimenting with MapServer and SOS but I'm not getting back any useful data from the GetObservation call I'm doing. My .map file uses a Postgres query to get data and when I run that same query ...
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MapServer WMS not configured properly?

This is related to another question I asked just recently: Use OpenLayers WMSGetFeatureInfo on Mapserver Layer? unicoletti indicated that he/she was able to use OpenLayer's WMS Layer declaration to ...
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Use OpenLayers WMSGetFeatureInfo on Mapserver Layer?

I'm able to use OpenLayers' OpenLayers.Layer.Mapserver declaration to generate a raster from GRIB data. I've read in the MapServer docs and on forums that it should be possible to get point ...
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How to recreate the 'standard deviation' option for a raster layer in Mapserver?

In mapserver is there any way to recreate the 'standard deviation' option available in Arc's symbology for a stretched raster layer?
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How can I dynamically supply the value of mapextents to the Mapfile?

Is it possible to query a PostGIS database from a browser where I set the extents of the map? I have previously queried a PostGIS database from the browser and, separately, used mapserver to display ...
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How to load my localhost (MapServer) on my website?

My localhost is http://localhost:8080/ and I am using MS4W 3.0.3 on this localhost for making the application as Hello world, single map, more than one layer map, and so on. Now my folder is ms4w in ...
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MapServer SOS (Sensor Observation Service) Configuration

I tried to set up MapServer SOS but I faced a problem: the SOS doesn't return anything. You may see the map file I have created below: MAP NAME "SOS_DEMO" STATUS ON SIZE 400 300 ...
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How to create a maplayer from mapfile?

I am new in Mapserver, now I want to create maplayer , so its required shapefile for this, and if yes how can i used it. Map file is given below eg2.map MAP NAME ENG1 STATUS ON SIZE 800 500 ...
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config parser error raised by TileCache and Mapserver with OpenLayers

Just a forewarning, I will try to be as extensive with my question as possible. Due to a number of reasons why this might not be working, I have posted all sorts of portions of my debugging below. ...
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How can I apply a raster style to multiple layers using MapServer?

I'm using Mapserver to display a raster in browser using a WMS request from OpenLayers. At the moment I have just one raster, and used the following method of styling it: MAP ########### ...
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“Wrapper” script or “wrapper” web app for mapserver?

So I have been reading up on http://mapserver.org/cgi/wrapper.html and was wondering if there are any more substantial examples of creating a full-fledge web application (using python and, if ...
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Loading a raster using Openlayers and Mapserver

I'm trying to load a raster into my browser using Openlayers. I can examine my WMS raster layer using OpenJump, but I'm not able to get it to load into my browser. My mapfile is as follows: MAP ...
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How to configure mapserver correctly on cherokee?

I am attempting to configure mapserver using fastcgi on cherokee and here's what I have got at the moment:- Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be enough as I somehow need to have mapserv ...
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How to get data from MS SQL Server 2008 into Mapserver?

I need to create some layers in my map from a Microsoft SQL 2008 database. I am using Openlayers and Mapserver. The Mapserver instance is running on SUSE linux, so the Mapserver documentation on ...
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Getting Started with Map Server 6 and Google Maps

I'm relatively new to GIS, but what I'd like to do is display map layers on top of Google Maps. From what I understand, mapserver provides the tiles that can be overlaid onto a Google Maps page. I'm ...
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Why does this Mapserver layer not overlay correctly onto Google Maps?

I'm using mapserver to serve an overlay of weather data onto a google map (V2) and the weather data is not displaying where it should. The image below shows the problem i am having. The black lines ...
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Why does Mapserver (ms4w) not generate tmp images?

I am having trouble with my web-based application, where my tmp images are not being stored for later retrieval. The images are generated each time they have to be loaded, so zooming out and then back ...
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Setting up MapServer WMS and use it with OpenLayers

I have set up MapServer WMS on the localhost by the following map file: MAP NAME "Prvi_WMS" SIZE 600 300 # 600 by 300 pixel image output PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END ...
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Python Mapscript 6.0.1 layer.getShape API

I am attempting to follow the mapscript example described here - http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/wiki/RasterQuery but ran into some trouble with s = layer.getShape(result.shapeindex, ...
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How does mapscript queryByShape work?

I am trying to return the results of queryByShape call from a (large) raster file given a user specified polygon. For example, when a user plots the following polygon on an openlayers layer as ...
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MapServer rendering at the lowest zoom levels

I am developing a web mapping application based on OpenLayers and using a WMS layer from MapServer (the source data for this layer is stored in PostGIS database) and I am facing the following problem: ...
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openlayers + mapserver: controlling tiles

I have a mapserver serving the following mapfile: MAP NAME "GLOBCOVER MAP" # Map image size SIZE 1000 1000 UNITS meters EXTENT -30.001389 -30.106069 80.998611 80.108847 ...
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mixing lon/lat and mercator layers in a MapServer .map file

I have a basic question about my MapServer .map file, which has two layers, each with a different coordinate system, longlat vs. mercator. See my .map file below. If I leave it as shown below, with ...
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Which Opensource products to use for Maprendering/Hosting?

I'm trying to setup a server for hosting maps for a gis application. The path I have taken so far is using an UBUNTU 10.04LTS installation. I'm using PostgreSQL 8.4 and PostGIS 1.5. I already made a ...
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OWSLib vs shp2img output of MapServer Layer

I'm working on a map layout engine using Python and ReportLab and have come across a problem and was wondering if anyone can give me some insight. Scenerio: I'm trying to generate an image using ...
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Problems configuring MapProxy to serve WMS layer

I'm having problems making MapProxy render a Mapserver WMS layer. My configuration file looks like this: services: wms: srs: ['EPSG:3785', 'EPSG:4326', 'EPSG:23028'] image_formats: ...
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Is it possible to label the start and end of a line in MapServer?

I would like to be able to have the upstream invert at the top of the main and the downstream at the bottom. <---Down Label---------------------------------------------Up Label--->
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Bounding box argument ignored when displaying raster using mapserver

I am trying to display a raster image with Mapserver using different bbox arguments in a mapserv cgi request. I have been trying to specify different bbox arguments to "crop" the raster display, but ...
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Cannot Display Data From POSTGIS

I try to display the data that I have converted shp into PostGIS database with MapServer and OpenLayers. When I try to show directly shp file is successfully displayed in OpenLayers, but when I try to ...
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Invalid filter when using MapServer as a WFS

I'm trying to use Openlayers and Mapserver to display a shapefile. My HTML file is as follows: <html> <head> <title>OpenLayers Example</title> <script ...
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Querying MapServer using WFS functionality

I'm trying to display a shapefile using OpenLayers and Mapserver. Instead of overlaying it as a png, I want to return a vector, in this case a KML file. My HTML file (located in the same folder as ...
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Mapserver/PostGIS Query Error

I'm having some difficulty understanding the error I am getting from my mapserver/postgis program. I have the following map file: MAP # start of map file NAME "sample" EXTENT ...
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Basic MapServer query of PostgreSQL/PostGIS database

I've just installed MapServer on a linux server and I am trying to understand how to display a basic map using a PostGIS database. I have displayed a shapefile in the browser, so I know that the ...
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How to create varying opacity within a layer in Mapserver?

Suppose you have a mapfile containing a background layer and a layer with a lot of overlapping linestrings. Now, for the overlapping linestrings, it might be good to visualize their density, thus at ...
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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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How do you get mapserver for windows work on 64 bit microsoft 2008 server?

How do you get mapserver for windows work on 64 bit microsoft 2008 server? I tried installing it and the apache server said it started but it would not serve even a basic html file. I have 32 bit ...
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Mapserver + NDVI styling

I'm serving a NDVI coverage via Mapserver. So, one band, float32 values, [-1.0, 1.0]. I want to display the NDVI in greyscale, and generate a legend. I've tried 2 things: Create two dummy classes, ...
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Setting up WMS with PostGIS, MapServer and Apache

I am trying to setup a web map service (WMS) for rendering a few shape files that I have stored in a PostGIS database. I decided to use MapServer for rendering engine and has installed it on my Ubuntu ...
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Mapserver set no image available

I'm composing a map with aerial footage with mapserver and tilecache. I have tiffs with geo information, then I run gdaltindex to create the shapefiles and then I configure the map file with layers ...
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MapServer - Polar Area Being Excluded

I am experiencing some unexpected results when trying to use MapServer to create images with a polar projection. I am using the standard BlueMarble tif as the base layer (in wgs84 GCS) and am trying ...
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MapServer inside WordPress Pages/Posts?

I'd like to put maps inside of a wordpress CMS, but I'm running into troubles with the permalink structure ignoring the maps all together... I have a .htaccess file that will force WordPress to ...
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How to connect GeoServer with Java to a PostGIS/PostGres database?

I am having trouble using GeoServer to perform a shortest path analysis between two network points. My question is about connecting GeoServer with Java to a PostGIS/PostGres database. I know that in ...