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

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How to load color attribute from shapefile in MapServer 5.0.x?

according to the docs of mapserver 6.0.x it is possible to load the color of a polygon shape from the shapefile. This is a great feature cos otherwise we would have to define a class for each ...
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Why the layer can be loaded to Google Map not OpenStreet Map using MapServer?

Updates: Problem Solved !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Replace "wms_srs" "EPSG:3857" to "wms_srs" "EPSG:900913" in Mapfile !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am using ...
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How do I check if Mapserver is installed or not?

I have installed MS4W (full) and choose port 8080 because on port 80 i have already installed IIS7. Now installation of MS4W is successful , but how i check ? I put http://localhost:8080/ in my ...
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how to use pre generated Tiles?

I'm using mapserver and openlayers for my gis server. I have a sqlite database that contain cached tiles and i want to use this cached tiles as base layer. databse structure : Tiles id ...
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Disable black background color of a satellite image in mapserver mapfile?

I'm publishing rasters using Mapserver. How to disable background color of a satellite image in map files or How to set “Display Background value ”0“?
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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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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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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: How to display and style a Text layer?

I'm trying to display a text layer using MapServer, but I'm kind of confused how to get it to display properly. When opening the .TAB file in a GIS application (in this case, MapInfo Profressional) ...
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Why WMS Image Repeat leaflet?

I setup wms service using mapserver, the map file is attached . I have created index page, the code is <!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="es"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8" /> ...
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Mapserver mapfile with multiple layers that pull from postgis only gives broken image

I'm trying to use this mapfile that I made: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT -90.000124 41.000032 -88.000044 42.000035 SIZE 1600 800 IMAGECOLOR 255 0 1 OUTPUTFORMAT NAME png DRIVER AGG/PNG ...
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Why is mapserver layer not showing up in openlayers?

I'm currently setting up a Mapserver/OpenLayers application. My mapscript works fine when i run on mapserver, but my mapserver layer not showing up in openlayers. this is my mapscript "tangsel.map" ...
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Mapserver MapFile label at polygons, how to say “not repeat”?

I am using Mapserver v5.6 and used MapFile with 2 layers. One layer to show polygon and other to show label at ST_PointOnSurface of the same polygon... There are another way to show unique-label at ...
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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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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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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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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 and Mapserver (WMS

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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Technical requirements for installing Geoserver and having a web mapping platform

I have taken up a new job, and I need to undertake some web mapping sing Geoserver. I have no idea the hardware required to install Geoserver and do web mapping. I know there is a server involved, is ...
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How to make MapServer only accessible via MapCache?

I installed MapServer and MapCache on Ubuntu (see here). Now I would like to prevent the direct access to MapServer - requests should only be allowed via MapCache. I thought I could achieve this by ...
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How to add wms overlay layer to google map

I have a WMS server (using MapServer and Apache on windows). i read this document about Mapserver's Tile Mode and use that's example to overlay my map on Google maps.but not work. my code: function ...
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what does “msLoadMap not incl.” mean?

I receive "mapserv request processing time (msLoadMap not incl.)" in my ms_error.log, but no idea what that means, is that an error or the normal behavior of MapServer? It appears regardless the layer ...
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installing mapserver in cygwin - regex.c problem

This is my first time installing mapserver in cygwin, but I'm a quite old user of both cygwin and mapserver (but still young =D ). The thing is that I'm getting a regex issue after doing cmake in the ...
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Rollback error when restoring SQL dump file in postgresql using PSQL console via Pgadmin

I am trying to restore a pg_dump SQL file into my postgresql database using PSQL console , where I typed the below command: \i 'c:/../path/to/sample.sql' when I run this I get an error saying ...
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How do I install PostgreSQL + PostGIS + MapServer + Python-MapScript on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS w/o compiling from source?

This question is similar to the one posted here... How to have PostGIS 2.1 and the Python osgeo library installed together without compiling from source? ...but since I'm new GIS Stack exchange, I ...
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Export my map in various formats

I want to implement a sort of content negotiation so as to export my map in formats like pdf jpg etc. Is there any way to export my current map view (with all the enabled options so far) in various ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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No building and Point of interest available while setting up “Rendering Osm Data Ubuntu using MAPSERVER”

I have followed RenderingOsmDataUbuntu 10.10 and set up Google styled web map using mapserver. The osm-google.map seems to be not using table osm_new_buildings. Also no POI (Point of interest) data is ...
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How to display map in MapServer?

I haven't found any good explanation yet about how to display a map in Mapserver (localhost). I have msw4 with p.mapper in my pc. I have created a base .map file, shape files and html file. Please ...
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problem display tile when config tilecache for WMS

i have a problem with config tilecache for WMS when i have shown it. but there are proplem when display tiles. any idea? this is my config for tilecache.cfg [world] ...
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MapServer and OpenLayers: Properly using MAXSCALEDENOM in mapfile (google baselayer)

My base layer: google map My points on the map: from an airports.db file, set up as a WFS layer in the OpenLayers code. As of now: map loads, points in the correct places on the map. My goal: ...
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MS4W (MapServer 4 Windows) - version 3.0.3 Crashes JVM and Tomcat frequently. How to fix this?

I am using MS4W (MapServer 4 Windows with Java Mapscript) - v 3.0.3 for a GIS web application hosted over Tomcat 6.0.33 with Java jdk1.6.0_13 and PostgreSQL 9.1 with PostGIS 1.5.2 @ the database end. ...
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Difficulty with using truetype font symbols in Mapserver

I am basically following this workflow and having no luck. I have add a truetype font file to my fonts.list (under the alias 'ddv') however, I cannot get the fonts to render in the service. Any ideas, ...
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UMN MapServer alternatives [duplicate]

I am new to GIS application world. I would like to ask what are the other alternatives to UMN MapServer in the market preferably open source?
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WMS GetCapabilities and variable substitution with MapServer

I have created a layer with a variable substitution to request wether or not a bird species has been observed in a town. It works ok. But if I make a WMS GetCapabilities I only see one layer as ...
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How to set DATA string on LayerObj in MapFile by Using Mapserver's PHP Mapscript?

I'm manipulating mapfiles through mapscript. Setting layer attribute values like the opacity works like this: $layer = $map->getLayer('layername'); //set an attribute value ...
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mapserver layer classes display order

My layer Point (OGR geojson) has several classes: CLASS NAME "Station1" EXPRESSION ([extrude]=0) STYLE COLOR 0 0 250 OUTLINECOLOR 255 255 255 SYMBOL ...
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MapServer Mapfile and OpenLayers: using SIZEUNITS. Labels shrinking on 1x zoom and points disappearing upon zooming in

I am trying to set the symbol radius to 100 miles. This seems ok (note, not including the whole mapfile, just what's at hand here): LAYER NAME POIs TOLERANCE 50 TOLERANCEUNITS miles ...
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How to add Mapserver layer to Leaflet?

I have a layer in PostGIS in epsg:4326. Put in in MapServer: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT 60.0 56.0 61.2 57.4701 SIZE 800 600 OUTPUTFORMAT NAME "png" DRIVER GD/PNG IMAGEMODE PC256 ...
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Mapserver 6.2 concatenate attributes in FILTER

Back in version 5.0 I had: FILTER ("<tcode:expression/>" eq '[STATE][COUNTY]') final version = FILTER ("11000" eq '[STATE][COUNTY]') so I would filter out the features with state = 11 and ...
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Problem with extent of mapserver wms/layer

I use mapserver with MS SERVER 2008. The problem with the correctly computing layer extend of Map server. If map file like this MAP NAME "test map" IMAGETYPE GIF EXTENT ...
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Mapfile + OpenLayers: accessing the database by column names (hover, onclick functionality) without using MapServer templates?

What I'm trying to accomplish: take the functionality below (see picture) and do the same without using a MapServer template (if this is even possible). I currently have a mapfile, and an openlayers ...
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Intersects Filter on WFS 1.0.0

I use WFS=1.0.0 on the Mapserver v5.6.6 and v6.0.1 with MS4W package. I want to get the Intersects of Spatial Operator. When I make getcapabilities request I see just "Intersect" like: ...
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MapServer: Symbol color is set in mapfile. Is there a way to change it using javascript (ie not in mapfile)?

I have a mapfile where the symbol color is set to blue. In my html I have a hover event that brings a popup when the user puts their cursor over the symbol. Working as intended. Now on that same ...
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Is there a way to control label density in mapserver?

I'm reading a US County Tiger Shapefile and everything is plotting correctly, but I want to slim down the number of labels shown at scales larger than the state level because it begins to overwhelm ...