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

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A Web GIS map based on Mapserver + openlayers does not render in some machines [duplicate]

We have created a Web GIS interface using MapServer @ MS4W and Openlayers. It is available at http://orgin.in/riverinegis.html However, the map is not rendering properly in some machines. Most often, ...
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Display 8-Bit Signed Rasters with Negative Values in QGIS / MapServer

When loading 8-bit signed rasters with values from -128 to 127 into QGIS or MapServer, negative numbers are not recognized. Is there a way to change the default display settings in QGIS and/or ...
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MapServer: Symbol (v-line) style that automatically follows line direction

I created this image: with: MAP SIZE 1000 1000 IMAGETYPE png24 EXTENT -30 -10 60 30 UNITS DD SYMBOL NAME "v-line-shift" TYPE vector POINTS 0 0 5 10 10 0 END # ...
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Display MapServer Legend in GeoExt using OpenLayers

I have been trying to get my MapServer legend displayed in a GeoExt app using OpenLayers. I am quite new in MapServer and web mapping. Only a vector legend, and my OpenStreetMap legend is displayed. ...
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How do I create a mapserver config file for tiles downloaded from WMTS service?

I have downloaded Austria official map tiles from http://www.basemap.at/index_en.html using the provided offline downloader tool. Tiles are stored in my hard disk with paths similar to /<level>/&...
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How To Compile Or Find Php Mapscript (Mapserver) Latest Version For Windows?

I had major performance difficulties with MapServer version 6.0.3 (MS4W 3.0.6) and need latest version of Mapscript but i cant find it for windows. Anybody can help me to find latest compiled (binary)...
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Map-server Very Weak Performance Vs Geo Server - Why?

I search for a good wms server that support Postgis at the end I found Mapserver as the fastest and best choice. Every performance test say it's faster than Geoserver because of its native compiled ...
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Heatmaps: right terms (isopleth vs choropleth, etc) and how to implement a value-based one that looks good?

NOTE: My original question was about interpolation methods, but I've found that I was actually asking the wrong question. Interpolation methods with Heatmaps and IDW are the least of my problems right ...
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Updating OSM TileServer

I built an OSM TileServer using the entire planet OSM data about a year. I wold like to update the database of my TileServer by using the new planet OSM data. Given that the original planet OSM data ...
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How to specify the lat/long and bounding box of MapServer WMS layer in Openlayers

I am using MapServer to add a WMS layer on a basemap using OpenLayers 3. The mapserver generates a png image from a shapefile, which I need to overlay on a basemap. Below is the code which I used to ...
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Enabling: Raster and Topology

I'm new to GIS and tile servers. I've installed TinyOWS pretty successfully except for what looks like to be some dependency issues. I have installed PostGIS and also PostgreSQL. PostGIS is supposed ...
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Install Trouble: TinyOWS with WFS-T

I've been trying to install a tinyows with wfs-t server to compare the project with OSM. OSM was a rather easy install but I'm running into trouble with tinyows because of fragmented documentation. I'...
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Zoom To Layer Using EventListener

I have been struggling with zoom to layer functionality with event listeners. The code is working and zoom to layer whenever it is loaded but the problem is that once it is loaded, i can not zoom or ...
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How to install mapserver on Windows/Apache?

We need to get an internal instance of MapServer up and running. We want to use Apache and not IIS because we already have an Apache 2.4 instance up and running on our office intranet. The Windows ...
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Error Opening WMS Maplayer: URLError: <urlopen error [Errno 10060]

I receive the error: URLError: <urlopen error [Errno 10060] A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection ...
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Why does my MapServer WMS not zoom correctly in OpenLayers 3?

Below code is showing the addition of mapserver file in openlayers 3, it is successfully showing me image in the browser but when i zoom that image it does not zoom. It comes back to originial view. ...
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OL3 doesn't display the wms Layer

This is pretty much related to the question asked in the following link How to add Mapserver WMS to Openlayers 3 I followed the example in http://openlayers.org/en/master/examples/wms-image-custom-...
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Adding MapServer layer in Openlayers 3

As per i know that there is an API called Openlayers.MapServer in openlayers 2, which is used to show MapServer file in browser in openlayers. How can i add an MapServer file in Openlayers 3, as i ...
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Why is mapserver returning a blank image?

I am trying to load a layer from a postgis database, mapserver does not return anything. I think I have narrowed the problem down to the fact that the sql query mapserver is running is returning ...
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Automatic indentation for MAP files in VIM

Following this question, does anyone know a way to automatic indent MAP files? I use VIM but so far I haven't found a way to do this on MAP files. I have found for other file formats, such as JS and ...
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Single WMS from single mapfile with several rasters in MapServer

I have several rasters in a single mapfile, I put them as layers like here: LAYER NAME "Layer 1" GROUP "All Layers" TYPE RASTER STATUS ON ...
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MapServer with Oracle 12

Atm. I'm running MapServer on Windows (with the msplugin_oracle.dll plugin) to create some WMS layers from SDO geometry stored in Oracle 11 database. I take the binaries from this very nice site. The ...
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WFS Getting more than 1 layer

using Web Feature service and I'm wondering is there a way using get requests to pull multiple features. For example, this WFS http://demo.mapserver.org/cgi-bin/wfs?SERVICE=WFS&VERSION=1.0.0 ...
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MapServer Shapefiles Not Displaying

I am current developing an GeoExt app which is up and running. Now I want to create maps then dump them in the app. I have been battling with mapServer for days now. Mapfile can generate raster type ...
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How to use filter encoding in a WFS query on MapServer?

I need to query this WFS public service http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/wfs/Numeri_Civici_2012.map&service=wfs&request=getCapabilities The layer I need to query is this one ...
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OL3 parser flips the coordinates

When requesting featureInfo from MapServer using getGetFeatureInfoUrl() of OL3 lib var req_url = the_layer.getSource().getGetFeatureInfoUrl( evt.coordinate, map.getView().getResolution(), map....
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How to specify precision of a float in a mapserver template?

This GetFeatureInfo query will give you this result: Evaporation = 1.0149659 mm The template that produces the result is this: <!-- mapserver template --> [metadata_variable_name] = [value_0]...
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Understanding Openlayers MapServer configuration?

I need to implement functionality like this http://www.mpbhuabhilekh.nic.in/bhunakshaweb/. I searched on net and found it can be done using Openlayers. I need simple and clear steps on how to to ...
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How to set a label's buffer color in a mapfile?

I would like to set a white buffer around labels in a mapfile (Mapserver version 6.2.1). In the official documentation, I can't find a specific parameter for this... I have tried the SHADOWCOLOR and ...
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Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver + KML

This is regarding question :- Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver We are using KML file not the POSTGIS DB. So what parameters for metadata "gml_geometries" would be there in ...
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Can't zoom to see the whole map in OL3

I have a special map. Its rather a schema not a common world map. Not very high but it is very long. Now when I display the map, I see a part of the schema at zoom level 0 (I additionally set it ...
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Raster image display in a MapServer WMS

I am trying to display raster image using MapServer but it is not displaying anything, page is blank My map file code is: MAP NAME "ny_pop" SHAPEPATH "C:\ms4w\apps\webgis\mpgaps" EXTENT ...
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Coordinates of Polygon layer

i am using Mapserver map file and Openlayers to display a polygon layer on the Google map. layer is displaying but that layer is not on the center. i have used map.setcenter, but i do not know the ...
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How to display table with more than one image from postgis in mapserver?

I have 3 tif files in one postgis(2.1.5 ver.) raster table. ( load with raster2pgsql) And i have mapserver MapServer 6.1-dev. I need to display table from postgis in qgis via mapserver. P.S I trying ...
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Modifications to use multiple mapbooks in Geomoose

Currently i'm working on two projects and i want to use two mapbooks.I want to load two mapbooks at the same time without changing the whole geomoose2 folder.I've done the steps shown in "http://www....
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Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver

In OL2 I think that it was done by using something like this: the_control = new OpenLayers.Control.GetFeature({ protocol: OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.fromWMSLayer(mymap, { geometryName: 'geom', ...
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Mapserver display empty map when i add more then 1 raster file in 1 table postgis

Here is a part of mapfile with layer and WMS: WEB METADATA wms_title "Diplom" wms_abstract "no matter" wms_onlinesource "http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv....
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Notepad++ syntax highlighting for *.map [closed]

I can't find how to customize syntax highlighting for mapfile (*.map files) in Notepad++. I actually have add this syntax file recommended in this post. BUT the syntax highlighting is not good, ...
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Problem setting up mapcache.xml

I'm having a problem getting started with mapcache. I'm fairly new at this, but I have mapserver running: the following query works as expected and shows the appropriate tiles: http://10.0.0.5/cgi-...
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Any recomendations for a GIS web app?

I'm new at this world of geographic systems. I'm at Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm using Django (v1.6) to create an app that is both a CMS and a GIS. I already finished the CMS so now I'm trying to get started ...
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KML too large for browser - can this be done in a server?

Please note, this question is similar to this question, which is 4 years old and has no accepted answer. The closest to an answer in that thread - using fusiontables - is not going to work for me ...
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mapserver mapfile for transparancy

i want to set trancparancy for colored polygons iam displaying a polygon layer on the google image and i want to set trancparancy so that background image has to visible in the colored polygons my ...
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Can QGIS 2.6.1 export to mapserver?

I would know if there's a way to export qgis data to mapserver (Mapfile). In previous version of Qgis there was a plugin called "Export to Mapserver", now I can't find anything...
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escape quote in mapfile layer

I'm using mapserver 6 with mysql 5.5. It work like a charme, almost... The layer part of my mapfile is LAYER NAME "monsatR_mySQL" TYPE POINT STATUS ON CONNECTIONTYPE OGR ...
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Openlayers Load Blank Tiles - How To Combine OpenLayers 3 to MapServer version 6.0.3 (MS4W 3.0.6)

I Have Some Experiences With Openlayers 2 Now I Want To Combine OpenLayers 3 And Mapserver And I Tried The Below Configs And Code On OpenLayers And MapServer But The Openlayers Load White And Blank ...
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How to use OpenLayers 3 with a WMS supplied by MapServer?

I'm not able to centralize my map in OpenLayers / MapServer , it appears at the top . The " center " do not work . Below my code to better analyze . I did not post the mapfile why I did an experiment ...
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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", app....
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postgres db in mapserver

I am trying to generate a map in mapserver by connecting a postgres database but it is not displaying any maps. My table name is a19010100001001. mapfile is LAYER.map MAP NAME "MP" SIZE 400 400 ...
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Need a simple sample mapcache.xml file that works with mapserver

I have a functioning mapserver installation runing on Ubuntu 14.04 and it's working fine. However, I would like to up the performance by putting mapcache in front of it. I've installed mapcache, but ...