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

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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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unable to create an osm server

I am rolling out my pc as an osm server. I am following https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ When I give the command sudo -u daman renderd -f -c ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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Display InfoTemplate based upon Visible Layers

I am relatively new to JavaScript and ArcGIS Implementation, so if I'm missing an overarching understanding please feel free to call me out on that... I have a MapServer that I connect to that has ...
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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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Refresh map after updating chart elements

I need to refresh an openlayers map after updating the size of pie charts in a mapfile displayed on the map (on button click). I cannot refresh the whole page or I lose the data. It works when I ...
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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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xsd schema Mapserver

I'm using a Maserver 6.4. I'd like that the DescribeFeatureType answer looks exactly like an xsd file. How should I do that ? I've already try to add the xsd path after "ows_schemas_location" but ...
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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(), ...
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OL3 + Mapsever queryBypoint and tolerance

Mainly my WMS is shown using OpenLayers 3. Most layers have EPSG:4326 input projection (for this coming release). Loading the WMS using OL3+OpenstreetMap I decided to use the global projection as ...
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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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Use MapCache to forward an existing WMTS?

Is it possible to use MapCache to forward an existing WMTS? I see no source type "wmts". Could that cause any problems?
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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

iam trying to display raster image using mapserver but it is not displaying anything, page is blank my mapfile code is MAP ########### NAME "ny_pop" SHAPEPATH ...
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Live Updating Map With Large Dataset

I need to be able to display a map on a webpage with multiple layers of squares and points, possibly up to 10,000 objects per layer. There could be up to maybe 20 layers, but having move than a ...
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geoext legendpanel not displaying symbols

I am using geoext 1.1 with openlayers 2.11. I have a few point layers (WFS) with associated styles where I pass an image adress to 'externalGraphic' parameter like this ...
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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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Mapserver Python Mapscript - Is There An Equivalent to Mapnik's Python Plugin?

I have been developing a sophisticated web mapping app using MapServer in conjunction with the Python MapScript bindings - and it has been working great. However, I am thinking a custom data provider ...
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Learning MapServer Tutorial for C# mapscript (ASP.NET)?

I am learning the MapServer Tutorial for C# mapscript (ASP.NET). Could you tell me how to let the map show on the webpage? I mean how to trough transforming the value between the mapstream.aspx to ...
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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 ...
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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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highlight polygons

iam trying to highlight the villages based on query but only one polygon is highlighting the query is based on the area of the villages, when user enters area <=********** ,it is displaying 13 ...
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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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display thematic map using openlayers

iam displaying map from mapfile(mapserver) in c# using openlayers mapfile is connected to postgres it is working well but now i want to diaplay thematic map using the postgrs database using ...
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Old World View Map / Tiles

I m currently looking for Imagery of Old World View Map, maybe 19th century, black white is okay. And if there is tiles services that would be cool. Is there any site that still contains those ...
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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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Displaying Google Map using MapServer, C# and PostgreSQL?

I am displaying Google Map (MapServer) by using C#. And also highlighting the districts on the Google Map using PostgreSQL data. Every thing is working well but when I use any options like zoom in, ...
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MapServer MapFile: How Do I Create This Symbol

I have a challenging visualization problem to solve. I am currently rendering a very simple point layer with MapServer - as indicated by the large large blue triangle in my attached image. And that ...
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Is there any WCS service example with Mapserver?

I want to publish tiff image in browser using Mapserver, for obtaining elevation data. Is there any resource or example regarding this.
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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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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 ...