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

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Mapfile generation from QGIS project

I am looking for a way to transform a QGIS project (.qgs) to a MapServer Mapfile (.map). I am using Quantum GIS 2.6 and MapServer 6. The layers are postgis tables. I would need something like this ...
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MapServer/WFS with filter doesn't return result

I'm using MapServer version 6.4.1 with PostGIS for my GIS app. When querying a property through 'REQUEST=GetFeature' MapServer returns all the expected data correctly, but if it's set a simple filter, ...
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Python, KML and Geoserver/MapServer

I have this question: Is it possible to create an script that syncs a Google Drive folder with a MapServer/Geoserver and creates the visualization of an KML/HTML embedded file in Mapserver/Geoserver? ...
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Error after do search with suggest

After does search in my map server using framework pMapper, enter in looping infinity, but show the info requested. Show this information in console: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_CACHE_MISS ...
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Mapserver rendering of points takes too long

I have a mapserver configured with a mapfile and things are mostly fine except for the fact that my shapefile has many many points in it. This means mapserver takes a while to render the image at far ...
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How to publish a self made shapfile on web by any open source mapserver [duplicate]

I am very new in GIS web mapping and all. Right now I am working on qgis to make maps and I have shapfile format of my maps. But not i want to show that maps on my website. So i need to setup a ...
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I'd like to change the style of a polygon based on its size in Mapserver?

I would like any polygons on a certain layer that are larger than 40,000 square feet to draw as transparent.
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How to stylize/design maps without tools like m*p b*x (paid tools) using OSM data

I would like to know, how i'm able to stylize/design maps without using paid tools. I would love to work with Openstreetmap data. I know i could stylize these data in free GIS softwares like QGIS but ...
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Map server not displaying data from other network locations?

I have installed MapServer and try to access raster file(.img) from other Network locations (NAS), which is displaying map background color for the mapcanvas.I have also tried to load the same raster ...
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Web map survey/questionnaire

I have implemented a new web map application in my organization and I want to do a survey/questionnaire for the web map users (both internal and external users) to collect information about what they ...
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mapserver and openlayers3 - map not displaying properly

After literally 20 hours of banging my head against the wall without success, I'm hoping that my issue is a trivial syntax error or perhaps something obvious to somebody who knows more than myself ...
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Connect mapserver with oracle spatial

I install mapserver using osgeo4w. Now, how can i set connection between mapserver and oracle spatial? sorry for bad english. help me.
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How to send parameter to mapfile from javascript with query to show map in browser?

I try to send parameter to mapfile but it's seem it didn't work very well. Can anyone help me find solution please? Here's my mapfile webgis.map MAP NAME "Banda_Aceh" SIZE 2000 900 UNITS dd ...
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SQL filter to show one layer only if another layer is missing

I have two oracle tables that represent buildings in my town. The first table represent buildings that are surveyed and measured accurately but doesn't cover all the parts of the town while the second ...
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Do you have some reference to create WebGIS? [duplicate]

I need to create a webgis for my thesis. My thesis is create webgis with ms4w and mapfish as framework. I have trouble to show my map. I load map from postgis. So, I need some reference to continue my ...
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Replace for Tilecache?

I tried to use Tilecache with my mapserver/openlayers/postgis/cygwin configuration, but no success so far, I just got tired of keeping digging in the whole system to get that thing working. So, could ...
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Create Tile Service using Mapserver

I have a WMS Server (using MapServer and Apache on windows). I want to use that server as Tile service. I googled and found TileMode, Tile Indexes and MapCache services. but i don't know what is the ...
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How to use Offline GoogleMap Tiles in mapserver?

I've downloaded GoogleMaps Tiles from zoom 9 to 16 in selected area with "Offline Map Maker". I want to add this Tiles to my map in MapServer. How to do it?
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How to get attribute details from shapefile in ms4w?

server through my initial search I do some basic coding. Now my problem is how to show the attribute details from shapefile. I can able to get map but I am not able to get names. below is my code: ...
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how to open shapefiles in web interface using mapserver and postgresql?

As I am new to coding I am unable to understand how to connect postgresql database to mapserver in asp.net and to display the shapefiles in web interface.
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at which location to run psql2shp command in linux [duplicate]

I have linux system which I have connected remotely and I am not able to use $psql2shp command in the command line. I went to /usr/local/pgsql/data to run the command but I was unable to run. I dont ...
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Tiny “geo scratchpad” server for fast import and preview of dxf

Background: I want to create a self-service website where customers can upload dxf data (building data mainly). The data can be brought into a suitable legacy .dxf format if need to, using external ...
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Blank map in result page using Mapserver file

I am using Mapserver .map file to retrieve the data into my map but I get only a blank page instead of data on the map. I am using the below query to fetch the data from a postgresql: DATA "the_geom ...
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FastCGI with MapServer

I am running MapServer as a CGI through a python wrapper script on Linux (CentOS). For performance reasons I would like to make the switch from CGI to FastCGI but am having some trouble figuring out ...
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MapServer - Not Rendering All Features With Complex DATA statement

I have run into a little problem when using MapServer to render complex data statements. To keep this post short and simple, I think the output of shp2img is the best place to start. When I use ...
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Mapserver and SLD Files

I have a set of data layers that define a map from small to large scales. These layers are available through mapserver and are grouped in the mapfile so:- LAYER GROUP large_scale NAME roads .. ...
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Run-time substitution on MapServer with Leaflet

I have a MapServer instance and map file displaying data in selected countries using a Leaflet WMS tileLayer. This map file works to display points from a single country (showing the LAYER definition ...
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Feature table: Mapnik, GeoServer, CKAN, GeoNode, GeoNetwork?

I'm trying to get a clear view of the roles of different components here, this is not a "which is better" comparison, these components have different roles, but their functions overlap. (Comparison ...
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Expression with postgis

I'm using mapserver and PostGis and I want to draw a geometric table in mapserver. The trouble is when I connect mapserver to PostGis and I want to draw the objects but in different colours. I mean I ...
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mapserver postgis

I have a problem with my connection to my db. I get this message: msPostGISLayerOpen(): Query error. Database connection failed (fe_sendauth: no password supplied ) with connect string ...
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OpenLayers.Layer.WMS and mapserver

I have a problem when I add a OpenLayers.Layer.WMS, I get a picture of my map but I can't do zoom on it. I read a lot of questions here but nothing help me. My mapfile is: MAP CONFIG "MS_ERRORFILE" ...
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Cause of MapServer Internal Server Error: Premature end of script headers: mapserv.exe?

I have changed MapServer version up to 6.2, changed folders Apache/cgi-bin and Apache/php, and replaced file cgi-bin/libmap.dll with ignore/oracle/libmap.dll. When I type 'mapserv -v' in cmd it ...
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Where is mapserver's document root?

I am trying to work through the mapserver tutorialhttp://mapserver.org/tutorial/index.html . I am working on a Mac (with 10.9) and I have installed mapserver from ...
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Translate data from MapServer to Qgis server

Might you help me in this question: I've got operational Mapserver with shape- and map-files on it (*.shp *.map). How can I show them on Qgis server using Qgis web-client or Lizmap? This is my ...
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How to draw rotated symbol RASTER type layer in Mapserver?

[PARTIALLY SOLVED]: I was on the wrong track I need to use a UVRASTER, see this part of the docs But doing leaves with with another question about how to get the angle correctly, please see this ...
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How wrap GRIB data in Mapserver 6.4

I'm trying to draw a combination of layers with Mapserver. One of the layer takes a shapefile as input and the other one is based on GRIB data. The issue is that the GRIB layer (in green) is drawn ...
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Mapserver openlayer postgis spatial data are in postgis but label I want to display from webservice

My database of spatial data wkb is in postgis and my textual data is in sqlserver now is it possible to show labels through webservice. I have common id in both the database through which I can join ...
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How to install MapServer on IIS 7.5 with windows 7 OS

I want to use the map server in my asp.net application. For that one, I need to install mapserver on IIS. I am using windows 7 with 64 bit os. I have IIS 7.5 installed on my PC. Can any one help me ...
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Openlayers doesn't want to show map throught Mapserver

I have a configured Mapserver with WMS service, I know Its working because I tried in QGIS and I can see the map. The problem is that openlayers doesnt want to show the map via mapserver service. Yes, ...
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Creating legends on fly in Mapserver

I've got a spatial table in Oracle and a WMS-T in Mapserver, defined in a layer that query that table. The table has several columns and I pass the column to select as a parameter in OpenLayers, so ...
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how to compile qgis-1.8.0 on ubuntu

i have downloaded qgis-1.8.0.tar.bz2 and I want to install it on my linux computer(12.04 LTS). How can I perform it please? I do it because I am desperate with Qgis 2.0.1 Dufour on ubuntu 12.04, ...
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How to find & send alert SMS for next bus stop in a GPS tracking system (PostGIS DB)? [duplicate]

In my gps tracking system, I have got 5 Stops for a vehicle. Whenever the bus reaches stop 1, the passengers at stop 2 should get an SMS alert. And in the same way for the sops followed by. Stops ...
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How to provide a WFS in multiple projections

I would like to set-up an editable web feature service (WFS-T) for serving my geospatial data. The data tables are in a PostGIS database on the same server. For security reasons my server admin ...
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How can I force TileCache to NOT render missing tiles (read only mode)?

I have a working disk TileCache that I do not want additional images to be rendered and saved to disk. Is it possible to force TileCache to a "read-only" mode? At the moment, I have set the folder ...
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Serving WMS using Mapserver (Mapfile)

I want to display a map from Mapserver in Openlayers 2.13. I've prepared the Mapfile: MAP NAME "WMS Server" IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT 106.637 -6.36199 106.78 -6.231 SIZE 600 300 IMAGECOLOR ...
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How to install python-mapscript in a virtualenv?

I am on a django project where I want to use the python implementation of the mapserver mapscript library. I was able to install mapserver and python-mapscript from source. However, due to the ...
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Using ECW with mapserver

I know that mapserver drop the support for ecw due to licensing issues. But if i understand well, as mapserver rely on GDAL, if GDAL support ECW, mapserver can serve ECW data. So I've compiled ...
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Is it possible to get all features from mapserver within BBox by clicking external button not on map using WMS GetFetureInfo. [duplicate]

Is it possible to get all features from mapserver within BBox by clicking external button not on map using WMS GetFetureInfo.
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How to call a mapserver mapscript?

The docuentation leaves me in the dark about this. We used to call static mapfiles directy by: http://www.domain.com/cgi-bin/mapserv?map=/var/www/mapfiles/mf.map?[parameters] But now I want to ...
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Mapserver PHP mapscript: how to set attribute value of layer?

EDIT: solved, see working code below How can I set attribute values of a layer object with MapScript? I'm using MapServer version 5.0.3, the php_mapscript.so lib is loaded in my app context I have ...