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

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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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Mapserver: Change legend font color from CGI Request

As the post title says I´m needing to alter the legend color in mapserver in a cgi bin request. Actually I have a website created in OpenLayers and Mapserver and I use legends with white font color ...
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Install Mapserver on Mac OS 10.9 with macports 2.3.1

Does anyone have experience installing mapserver on Mac OS 10.9 with macports? It seems that there is one version, mapserver 6.2.1_2 supported by macports. However, whenever I tried to install it, I ...
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Calculate and Label the lengths of polygon edges/sides

I have got a map-server, postgresql/postGIS & Google map API implementation. Users will draw polygon features after logging in. I would like to Label the sides/edges of a polygon with length ...
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How to mask an vector field layer in MapServer?

given this layer def: LAYER NAME "waveswell_sigheight_grid" TYPE POINT CONNECTIONTYPE uvraster STATUS OFF #MASK "water_outline" #I get a "no data received" error in my browser ...
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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/Mapcache Getting “This XML File does not appear to have any style associated with it” when trying to open map

I have installed mapserver and mapcache using the guide here: http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/wiki/RenderingOsmDataUbuntu I have successfully generated a map, and verified that it works using the ...
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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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qgis web client installation

I recently joined github and I found this very interesting application. I was trying to test it and install the qgis/qgis-web-client application. I got the following error by following the ...
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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 ...
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OpenLayers Mapserver spatial filter INTERSECTS format problems

Trying to get hand-drawn polygon delimiter for spatial query via OpenLayers to mapserver (then postgis). I can get the WKT of the drawn polygon and can substitute the dynamic values, but am having ...
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No PopUp with WMSGetFeatureInfo and Mapserver

I've searched for answer for the last couple of days with no success. When I click on an object on the screen I get this reply from the server ...
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Transforming WFS Projection

I am trying to overlay features from a WFS using OpenLayers, my geometries in database are in EPSG:27700 and my map's projection is EPSG:3857. My mapfile returns data in EPSG:27700. Is there any way ...
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Mapfile SYMBOLSCALEDENOM and SIZEUNITS (miles) 200: Keep SIZEUNITS while circles change size based on zoom

I've been trying to understand how to keep the SIZEUNITS at 200 while the circles appropriately adjust based on zoom level. Thought I had this working properly but turns out I did not. You can see ...
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Map doesn't show anything in img file (WMS-Mapserver)

Actually in a practical Project we wanted to use OpenLayer and MapServer to display our data using WMS, but We can't find a proper srs or EPSG code. One of the ITC students said, we have to change our ...
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How to add a legend for mapfile (Raster Data)

What I would like to do is shown in the figure below. How can I add this color ramp legend in a mapfile which will also be linked to a raster. I don't know how to get it working while drawing a figure ...
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MapServer Mapfile: Scalebar not displaying correct distances?

Scalebar: SCALEBAR LABEL COLOR 0 0 0 SIZE SMALL END STYLE 0 SIZE 180 8 POSITION lc COLOR 0 0 0 UNITS MILES INTERVALS 2 TRANSPARENT TRUE STATUS EMBED END I didn't even ...
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MapServer Templates: Javascript function won't recognize [LONG] or [LAT]

Tested this in js console with a 'normal' variable and working fine: js function in map_header.html var toFixed = function(val, n) { var result = val.toFixed(n); if (result == val) ...
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MapServer Mapfile: One layer, disable the label but not the point for first two zoom levels

This map is not using OpenLayers, just MapServer with a mapfile. There is a layer that displays both the point and the label. Looking through the documentation, I'm not entirely sure what the best ...
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Dynamically generating data for map tiles from Python function

I'm brand-new to GIS and relatively new to web services. I've found a ton of great resources on the web, but I'm having trouble addressing one specific issue: One of the data layers on my planned map ...
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“could not get any sources: no image returned from source WMS” error in mapproxy demo

I am trying to connect my mapserver to MapProxy. First part of the map file is shown below MAP FONTSET "fonts.lst" IMAGETYPE png MAXSIZE 4000 SIZE 800 800 EXTENT -20000000 -20000000 20000000 20000000 ...
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What do we have to set in mapfile´s data parameter for SOS?

We are trying to run the MapServer SOS example at this link. However, we don´t know how to configure the data parameter in the mapfile. What do we have to set in mapfile´s data parameter? We need to ...
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Is there a way to tell the supported input formats of libmap.dll without the associated .exe?

I have only compiled Mapscript_csharp and supporting dlls used in a .NET application - not the executables. Is there a way to tell what input / output formats are supported by these dlls?
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Is it possible to automatically create categories with mapserver?

I have a mapfile connecting to a postgres/postgis database. To create a thematic map I can set a class item and a number of classes, for example: CLASSITEM "aantal" CLASS NAME "0" ...
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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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tilecache problem with LABELMAXSCALEDENOM

I use tilecahce and mapserver and I have problem to showing labels. In mapfile when I use LABELMAXSCALEDENOM option the label layers not show in map. when I delete tis option the layer render without ...