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

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mapserver ESRI personal geodabase.mdb

I´m trying to read ESRI personal geodabase.mdb through OGR.I have my driver "PGeo" but when I write ogrinfo INFLOR090812.mdb I have this bug ERROR 1: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN ...
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Why might my MapServer WMS layer be invisible in QGIS if they work fine in a browser?

I've managed to create a WMS feed from Mapserver showing a tile index to some rasters and a shapefile and it appears in my browser OK. If I go to QGIS (1.8.0 Windows StandAlone) and I connect to my ...
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PHP MapScript API Development for MapServer

PHP MapScript Tutorial I'd like to use the PHP MapScript API and am curious how others have successfully used it to produce a site that serves up remote sensing data. I've got land surface ...
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GeoTiff size - what to do?

I have a whole series of GeoTiff tiles, each one about 250mb in size, in total just over 90gb. I want to be able to display these as a wms into QGIS to 20+ GIS users and in the end make them into a ...
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Beautiful MapServer maps and their map files [closed]

Looking for beautiful MapServer produced maps and their associated map files to get insights from it. beautiful is subjective, quick definition: pleasant to look at such as maps from http://...
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MapServer Pixmap Symbol GAP for Park Polygon Layer

I have a Polygon layer (National Park) PNG Pixmap symbol (from Maki icon set) MapServer 5.6 If I use the PNG Pixmap symbol for my Polygon Layer, Mapserver fills the polygon layer with the png ...
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How to create complex legends in Mapserver?

I want to create a color legend on mapserver. It is working but now I have to group several classes together like a heading with a group of color in it and so on. I have 10 such groups of classes. I ...
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Setting Center Point of Pixmap Symbol for Mapserver

It seems like all the Mapserver documentation on changing the center-point of a symbol only deals with TYPE 'vector' symbols. I have pixmap symbol (the standard looking Google marker image thingy) ...
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postgis, mapserver & openlayers: if data is not in table give an error / pop-up

I have created a website with postgis, mapserver & openlayers. On the website you can enter a postal code and then a drivetime isochroon is created. The problem now is that you can enter ...
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Set Up WFS Service on MapServer and display in OpenLayers

I have used following mapfile to create the WFS service on Mapserver but struggling to display the service output using OpenLayers. Please suggest some links to use WFS service in openlayers. Thanks ...
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mapserver how to get rid of unknown character from label

I am developing a gis system using mapserver and open scales library. GIS data is taken from a shape file. When i try to show the name attached to a place its showing unknown characters (not in ...
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Border style in MapServer

I have WMS polygonal layer and want to draw polygon's border with the following style: My symbol's description: SYMBOL NAME "double_line" TYPE vector POINTS 0 0 1 0 -99 -99 0 1 1 1 ...
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WMS,WFS Services in Mapserver

I am new at Mapserver. I was trying to get WMS and WFS services started but could not get any simple article to start the services from scratch and display service data into openlayers. Please ...
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Options for PostGIS and Mapserver outputing SVG, and client with OpenLayers

This question is related to "Options for displaying PostGIS vectors in OpenLayers?", but I need SVG output on server. OpenLayers must render SVG directly. We are using Mapserver6, and thinking on WFS ...
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How to prepare or normalize raw shape (.shp) files for Openlayers use

Hi all it seems like I am having difficulties in normalizing raw map files' resolutions to openlayer's use most probably in parameters mapext and imgext. I hope you can help me with this. Using raw (....
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passing a variable into mapfile

How can one pass a variable into a mapfile using mapserver with pmapper I would like to learn how generate maps dynamically having different extent, layers, default settings, etc.. by varing a ...
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Why does Mapserver throw “msQueryByPoint(): Search returned no results.”?

I have been trying to configure a QUERY using mapserver. Below is the mapfile: MAP NAME "Fourth" UNITS dd EXTENT 58.206740 5.756104 104....
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Identify functionality using mapserver

I am just creating a simple web application using mapserver. It has the basic pan, zoom in/out functionality. Now what I want to try is to get an identify functional added into it so that when I click ...
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Error while rendering a layer from postgresql in mapserver

I got a point layer into QGIS from postgresql database. After this I used a plugin to export it to a map file.After exporting the following is the starting of the map file. NAME "QGIS-MAP" # Map ...
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Simple way to have an offline web based map?

My goal is to have a world map embedded in a web page, but without access to the internet. Preferrably only a set of tiles in combination with some slippy map js-lib. Storage space is not really an ...
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MapServer: Output angled label with Cairo/PDF

We're trying to output a PDF with the Cairo driver. When printing a label with ANGLE set to follow, auto or an attribute, it fails regularly. Has anyone experienced this before? A solution or ...
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Tile mode in Map server

I am trying to overlay the layers that are rendered using map server over google maps.I am pretty much new to this whole thing. So I tried to go through this example here here http://mapserver.org/...
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WMS request fails

I am trying to setup a WMS server using map server. As per the documentation http://mapserver.org/ogc/wms_server.html, I have added the metadata required for WMS and trying to hit the following URL: ...
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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 68....
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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, result....