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

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Error installing Mapserver (Ubuntu)

I´m trying to install Mapserver (libmapserver1) for Ubuntu, but it won´t work. Tried on Ubuntu 12 and 14, both from terminal or by Synaptic and directly from maperserver´s own site. Can someone hint ...
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map file in mapserver

I am working with mapserver and c# can anybody plz explain what does these line mean function AddLayers() { var districtBase = new OpenLayers.Layer.MapServer( "District2", ...
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MapServer Not Logging to MS_ERRORFILE

I'm attempting to debug a 500 server error with my MapServer (running as a FastCGI on IIS 7.5). This would be much less challenging if I could get some indication of where the failure is happening, ...
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Ways of editing Postgis tables from remote desktops (WFS?)

I've got like 500 postgis tables and i would like to serve then as WMS and especially as WFS to be able to edit that info. To do so i read that the easiest way is Mapserver + TinyOWS. Mapserver works ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Map doesn't show anything in img file (WMS-Mapserver)

In a Project we wanted to use OpenLayers 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 MapServer ...
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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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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 ...