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

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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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MySQL+GDal+MapServer+OpenLayers WebMercator problem

I have a problem/question what is the most efficiant way to go from WGS84 (epsg:4326) to webmercator. Outline of the structure right now: MySQL Database: with point Latitude/Lontiude Data [~200 ...
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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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Syntax for using ArcGIS for Server layer with WMS service?

I am having some issues with getting an image/png format from an ArcGIS Server. The console returns: Resource interpreted as Image but transferred with MIME type application/vnd.ogc.se_xml: ...
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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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Passing the value of runtime variable in WMS request

I'm trying to make runtime variable inside the where clause of my sql query like "select geom from table1 where sname = '%s%'. but when I'm trying to pass the value of s during WMS request (from 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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when to choose mapscript over mapfile or vice versa?

Are there things that can be done with mapscript and not mapfile or vice versa? what are the scenarios to use each one? thanks allot!
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ecw file with mapserver

I have a problem with ecw file. I'm using mapserver and openlayers. I have a ecw file and I make my tileindex file with gdaltindex. I want to put in my map file, I tried many ways but no ones work. ...
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in mapserver, how would i style polygons differently based on a seperated points layer?

i have 2 tables in postgis - one of type polygons and one of type points. i want the color of the polygons to be related to the number of points within each polygon, say white when no points are ...
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Is there any readily available implementation of Mapserver (or Geoserver)- Postgres-Openlayers combination?

I am developing an web GIS for map data presentation for public. Is there any readily available implementation of Mapserver (or Geoserver)- Postgres-Openlayers combination or similar? More Details: ...
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Heat map / Density map from dynamic points table in MapServer (GeoServer)?

How can I create a heat map (some would call a density map) from a points layer in MapServer (or GeoServer)? (preferably able to choose Interpolation method, NN, IDW, etc and color map with a ...
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Get all columns from postgis table when doing a getFeatureInfo request from mapserver's WMS layer

some background: im using openlayers WMSGetFeatureInfo control to get feature info from a WMS layer. the data is in postgis (its a table of points). im using mapserver, and you need to define a ...
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arcgis server performance comparison

Are there any recent comparisons/studies of arcgis server vs. open source gis servers in common tasks like providing a wms/wfs, filtering data/search performance, and so on? We received a lot of ...
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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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Arcgis server services match in geoserver

I was working with arcgis platform, but now I am working with geoserver for a project. Argis server publishes the MapServers and FeatureLayers under mapservers. For exapmle: Sample Demographic ...
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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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Gdal_translate and transparent rasters in PDF

I am trying to make an application that creates geospatial pdf's from my website, but i am encountering problems with Gdal_translate and transparency of rasters. The setup that i am working up ...
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mapserver tolerance in mapfile or template

I set tolerance in a layer of my mapfile. It works fine : LAYER NAME emprise STATUS on TYPE POLYGON CONNECTIONTYPE POSTGIS CONNECTION "host=10.1.18.18 dbname=InrapTours user=PostGIS ...
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MapServer: UV_ANGLE not calculated correctly?

I'm following this example given on the MapServer website. But the angle of the raster is incorrect: The data is my grib files is correct, and should not yield these perfect opposite directions. ...
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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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PostGIS raster connection is not closed by MapServer

I'm using PostGIS raster in MapServer like this: TYPE RASTER DATA "PG:port=6432 dbname='mydb' user='postgres' password='1234' schema='public' table='truemarble' mode='2'" PROCESSING ...
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Mapserver dynamically line

I'm a beginner for GIS especially for Web GIS that's implementation to mapsever. I created a project that I've uploaded at dedyfuadi.web.id . For the map features, I made by QGIS 2.0 and for ...
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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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OpenLayers WMSGetFeatureInfo on MapServer WMS layer

I am trying to get a WMSGetFeatureInfo request to work on my MapServer WMS layer but I am not sure how to correctly configure my map file and the request in OpenLayers. I have setup a jsFiddle with ...
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is there a mapcache 1.2.1 (currently last) binary for windows?

i use mapserver 6.4.1 installed with osgeo4w. i cannot find equivalent mapcache (1.2.1) binary for windows and i do not know how to compile it. it supposed to be part of the mapserver suite. can ...
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MapServer - Show Polygon Layer with non-transparent border and transparent background

In MapServer, I want to show a polygon WMS layer (watersheds). I want to show the boundaries (outlines) of the polygons as a non-transparent thick line. And I want to show the inside (fill) of the ...
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Mapserver FastCGI lots of SIGKILLs in logs

I have an MapServer install being fronted by Apache (v2.2.25) on a Windows 2008 server running as a fast-cgi instance (mod_fcgi/2.3.6), however we are getting a lot of error messages like this ...
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how to install and use mapcache?

i installed mapserver 6.4.1 using osgeo4w and i created a mbtiles file for a small region of openstreetmap (loaded into postgis) using tilemill. my questions are: a - do i have mapcache?? mapserver ...
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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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Why are map tiles being repeated? Using MapServer and Openlayers

Problem I have: map tiles from my layer are being repeated. Shapefile is projection 3059. I have specified 3059 is in the mapfile and also when creating map object. I know OpenLayers.Layer.WMS is ...
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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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Why is POINT type layer not displayed correctly in my mapserver map?

I have 14 shapefiles from same source with the same WKT: PROJCS["GRS_1980_Transverse_Mercator", GEOGCS["GCS_GRS_1980", DATUM["D_GRS_1980", SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137,298.257222101]], ...
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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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Openlayers WMS GetFeature Info Pop Up Not Working / Mapserver

I am new to OpenLayers and Mapserver .. I have been trying for days and am not able to make it work I want to make a Pop Up for Get Feature Info but nothing appears when i click any place This is ...
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Which projection should I use to get my WMS service to work?

All of my shapefiles have exactly the same WKT. Using http://prj2epsg.org I have verified that EPSG:3059 has the same parameters as WKT definition of my shapefiles, so I'm using 3059 in my mapfile. ...
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How to add a simple interface to mapserver CGI application?

I have a simple mapserver test page which shows information from shapefiles (cities, rivers, lakes, points of interest) etc. The result is a static PNG image. I want to add a simple interface so users ...
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MapServer (MS4W) test page from shapefile shows only blank white square?

I am trying to create a test page with mapserver and shapefile. At the moment I just want to get the map shown on my test page. I have gotten the EXTENT coordinates by opening shapefiles with QGIS - I ...
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OpenLayers and Mapserver-WMS-Layer disappear if the map is draged

I have a client for the WMS-Services of my mapserver. The client program is written in javascript and it uses Openlayers (v. 2.12). The map has as a base layer "Google satellite"-Layer and the ...
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Some mapserver layers aren't rendering

I'm having difficulty troubleshooting why a number of my mapfile layers aren't rendering. I'm a GIS noob, so I'm probably missing something obvious and apologize in advance; I just don't know where ...
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Help with postgis on mapserver

just set up my mapserver on Ubuntu - all good. Downloaded this tutorial and it works fine: http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/docs/mapserver-tutorial.zip I've tried adding a PostGIS layer to the ...
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Mapserver WMS, features clipped and positioned

How can I prevent features being clipped at tile boundaries in an WMS layer as per the picture The arrow and line segments are being clipped when viewed in openlayers as a WMS layer. The map file ...
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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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Need help getting GeoMoose working on CentOS

Anybody know how to get GeoMoose to work? I've installed on Centos 6, following the destructions on the Geomoose website. I'm down to the bottom of the page, and should be done. I open the demo page ...
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PostGIS Raster in MapServer

I'm having trouble getting a PostGIS raster to load and display in MapServer. I'm not sure, but suspect it's a version problem. My mapfile layer and the error message are shown below. LAYER ...
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Cannot describe coverage. WCS

I have Map Server 6.0.3 installed and running in my local machine. The same for Apache HTTP Server 2.2.22 I have created a .map file using NOTEPAD++ for a WCS service that I want to access using ...