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

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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 ...
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Unsupported WFS request in MapServer at Insert and Update

I'm created a WFS with MapServer (ms4w) and SQL Server DB. The wfs:GetFeature works fine. But I cann't get the wfs:insert/wfs:update to work, they return: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to use bbox in long/lat with google/bing/etc… using mapserver‏

The bbox of OpenLayers.Control.GetFeature works in utm when the baselayer is 900913 ie. google/bing/etc) and in long/lat when the baselayer is 4326 (ie. my postgis layers served by mapserver), no ...
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Error running mapserver export in quantum gis

I have a project in Quantum GIS that I need to export to a .map file using de plugin mapserver export. I fill all the forms but I get this error when running the app. Any ideas of what is ...
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Query Feature using OpenLayers + MapServer

I'm trying to query a feature in OpenLayers, but it's returning just an image highlighted that is not possible to make zoom, pan and drag. My intention is to query a feature on the map like street ...
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MapServer map file shows Raster image as white

I'm using PAN image for raster publishing but the output in browser shows a full white image? Please give me the solution? My map file is ass follows: MAP NAME "terra" # Map image size SIZE 600 600 ...
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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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mapserver python mapscript WFS RAW POST data

I installed mapserver-6.2.2 and python mapscript in a Openshift gear (Red Hat cloud). But I can't work with WFS RAW POST data. This is my configure line ./configure --prefix=$OPENSHIFT_DATA_DIR ...
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How to add WMS Layer from Mapserver( localhost) on Cesium Globe?

I am trying to add WMS layer from mapserver i.e. from localhost on Cesium Globe with the following HTML code. But I am not able to load or connect Cesium with the Mapserver and nothing is displayed on ...
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Offset problem with GeoTIFF and Google Maps

I have several GeoTIFFs generated with GDAL, and just some of them present a weird offset shift of a range of ~5 km in average. The range of these problematic rasters is as much as -85/-70/-20/0. ...
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GeoJSON output not showing with FORMATOPTION “storage=stream”

I am trying to get Mapserver to serve WFS layers as GeoJSON, using FORMATOPTION "storage=stream", but I only get an empty response in the browser. It works if I have FORMATOPTION "STORAGE=filesystem" ...
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compiling error core.c in mapcache with cygwin

When installing mapcache in cygwin, make produced: /opt/mapcache/mapcache-rel-1-2-1/lib/core.c: In function ‘mapcache_prefetch_tiles’: /opt/mapcache/mapcache-rel-1-2-1/lib/core.c:81:3: error: unknown ...
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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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Python, KML and Geoserver/MapServer

I have this question: Is it possible to create an script that syncs a Google Drive folder with a MapServer/Geoserver and creates the visualization of an KML/HTML embedded file in Mapserver/Geoserver? ...
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Error after do search with suggest

After does search in my map server using framework pMapper, enter in looping infinity, but show the info requested. Show this information in console: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_CACHE_MISS ...
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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 publish a self made shapfile on web by any open source mapserver [duplicate]

I am very new in GIS web mapping and all. Right now I am working on qgis to make maps and I have shapfile format of my maps. But not i want to show that maps on my website. So i need to setup a ...
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I'd like to change the style of a polygon based on its size in Mapserver?

I would like any polygons on a certain layer that are larger than 40,000 square feet to draw as transparent.
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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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Connect mapserver with oracle spatial

I install mapserver using osgeo4w. Now, how can i set connection between mapserver and oracle spatial? sorry for bad english. help me.
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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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Do you have some reference to create WebGIS? [duplicate]

I need to create a webgis for my thesis. My thesis is create webgis with ms4w and mapfish as framework. I have trouble to show my map. I load map from postgis. So, I need some reference to continue my ...
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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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Create Tile Service using Mapserver

I have a WMS Server (using MapServer and Apache on windows). I want to use that server as Tile service. I googled and found TileMode, Tile Indexes and MapCache services. but i don't know what is the ...
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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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How to get attribute details from shapefile in ms4w?

server through my initial search I do some basic coding. Now my problem is how to show the attribute details from shapefile. I can able to get map but I am not able to get names. below is my code: ...
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how to open shapefiles in web interface using mapserver and postgresql?

As I am new to coding I am unable to understand how to connect postgresql database to mapserver in asp.net and to display the shapefiles in web interface.