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

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Extent problem with Mapserver

I'm new with Mapserver and I followed various tutorials to display a shape file in Mapserver. Now I want to use my shapefile but I have this error: loadMapInternal(): General error message. Given ...
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White PNG pulled from mapserver stored in PGSQL using leaflet

I have a polygon layer stored as a table within PostGIS/PostgreSQL using SRID 3857. I have created a MapServer layer pointing to this layer. However, when I try to load this layer into Leaflet as a ...
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How can i use WFS in Openlayers 3 with mapserver and PostGis?

I didn't find a documentation to display features ( vectors ) combining MapServer ( mapfile ) and PostgreSQL/PostGIS and OpenLayers 3 ?
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Could Mapserver's Internal Server Error be caused by msEvalRegex?

I try Mapserver 5.6.4 on Linux. I've compiled Mapserver ,then put it on /cgi-bin/ direcotry. I tried to access "http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv", but "500: Internal Server Error" was shown. I saw ...
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Image size posted from OpenLayers 3 to MapServer

I have the following map file MAP PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END # PROJECTION FONTSET "H:/mapserver/data/fonts/fonts.list" EXTENT 19 33 30 42 IMAGETYPE "png24" NAME "airways" SIZE ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/...
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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 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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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 $layer->set('...
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How to call a mapserver mapscript?

The docuentation leaves me in the dark about this. We used to call static mapfiles directy by: http://www.domain.com/cgi-bin/mapserv?map=/var/www/mapfiles/mf.map?[parameters] But now I want to ...
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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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Mapfile SYMBOLSCALEDENOM and SIZEUNITS (miles) 200: Keep SIZEUNITS while circles change size based on zoom

I've been trying to understand how to keep the SIZEUNITS at 200 while the circles appropriately adjust based on zoom level. Thought I had this working properly but turns out I did not. You can see ...
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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: ogc:...
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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" encoding="ISO-...
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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 happpening>...
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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 Error: msLoadFontset(): Unable to access file. Error opening fontset ./fonts/fonts.txt

I have made a map from QGIS by using RT Mapserver Exporter plugin, and I want to browse it to MapServer, just like this: https://trac.osgeo.org/openlayers/wiki/MappingYourData#no1 and the tutorial on ...