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

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Installing mapscript

I have installed mapserver in an existing xampp installation (Windows 7) by copying the cgi-bin directory from ms4w to xampp/cgi-bin. Mapserver is running just fine. I'm trying now to install ...
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MapServer Mapfile: One layer, disable the label but not the point for first two zoom levels

This map is not using OpenLayers, just MapServer with a mapfile. There is a layer that displays both the point and the label. Looking through the documentation, I'm not entirely sure what the best ...
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MapServer Pixmap Symbol GAP for Park Polygon Layer

I have a Polygon layer (National Park) PNG Pixmap symbol (from Maki icon set) MapServer 5.6 If I use the PNG Pixmap symbol for my Polygon Layer, Mapserver fills the polygon layer with the png ...
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What packages are needed on CentOS to compile MapServer from source

I'm trying to configure MapServer 6.2.0 for compilation on CentOS 6.3, but always run into the same problem, no matter what configure options I supply (also the same with no options at all, just plain ...
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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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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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Run mapserver under installed xampp

I'm running xampp in windows 7, apache is listening port 80. I downloaded MS4W and installed the bundle under c:\ms4w and configured apache to listen on port 8080. I'm running ...
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(ms4w) oracle spatilal problem of drawing compound polygon for Oracle 10g

When i draw a compound polygon SDO_GEOMETRY( 2003, -- two-dimensional polygon NULL, NULL, SDO_ELEM_INFO_ARRAY(1,1005,2, 1,2,1, 5,2,2), -- compound polygon ...
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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 general question [closed]

I am completely new to IT technologies and Mapserver. How long do I need to master it? My goal is to make an online tracking system with GPS
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how to pin point type layer details on map using ms4w map server

My aim is to create pin point on map and when click event on that pin point to show some details about that point (like shop name ,street name). My point shape file is for rendering on the map i ...
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How to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap map

Hello, I want to have a Shapefile (as a WFS Layer) on an OpenStreetMap Map. I achieved to have the display of the world map with OpenStreetMap alone on my browser, and the display of the Shapefile ...
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Mapserver WMS, features clipped and positioned

How can I prevent features being clipped at tile boundaries in an WMS layer as per the picture The arrow and line segments are being clipped when viewed in openlayers as a WMS layer. The map file ...
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Is there any readily available implementation of Mapserver (or Geoserver)- Postgres-Openlayers combination?

I am developing an web GIS for map data presentation for public. Is there any readily available implementation of Mapserver (or Geoserver)- Postgres-Openlayers combination or similar? More Details: ...
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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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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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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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Consuming MapServer service using ArcGIS API for Silverlight?

Is it possible to use a service published from MapServer using ArcGIS API for Silverlight? For example: <esri:FeatureLayer ID="Schools Without Attendance Areas" ...
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Debugging a MapCache / MapServer error

I'm trying to resolve an error when accessing a MapServer layer via MapCache and would really appreciate any help on what's going wrong. I'll add excerpt of the relevant files below, but the basic ...
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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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Error in displaying wfs layer from mapserver/postgis

I have read and tested all the relative posts but I still don't have a solution for my problem. I have a layer suscribers (points) stored in postgis database with srid=32232. I would like to display ...
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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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How to install python-mapscript in a virtualenv?

I am on a django project where I want to use the python implementation of the mapserver mapscript library. I was able to install mapserver and python-mapscript from source. However, due to the ...
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migrating from arcgis server to open source technologies --> what mapserver and tileserver should i use? [duplicate]

I am migrating from ArcGIS server backend to open source technologies. I have about 100 map services (~300 GB data) each with 100+ layers. I also have a web application where the user has to have a ...
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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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Displaying map in p.mapper framework for UMN MapServer?

I want to display map in p.mapper. I've done some goggling and looked at some examples but can't seem to make what I've seen work. Can someone recommend a link or example I can look at? I'm using ...
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setup Mapserver WMS from tile files

I'm totally new to Mapserver and I've been banging my head trying to figure out how to mount a WMS server that will seed images of a small geographical area to a OpenLayers HTML page. I already ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to install MapServer on IIS 7.5 with windows 7 OS

I want to use the map server in my asp.net application. For that one, I need to install mapserver on IIS. I am using windows 7 with 64 bit os. I have IIS 7.5 installed on my PC. Can any one help me ...
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How to create a Wrapper for mapserver

I want to create a wrapper for my server. (I use mapserver and apache on windows server) In this document ( http://mapserver.org/cgi/wrapper.html ) refer to suggestions: 1st : #!/bin/sh ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Size mapfile chart element by absolute value of column value

I have a mapfile with pie charts of the relative proportions of a variety of parameters pulled from a table. In some cases the values are negative and I would like to make pie charts of these ...
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Using OpenLayers 3 or 2 to add layers from Google Maps and Mapserver?

I am beginner in OpenLayers and am starting with the www.openlayers.org documents, which use OpenLayers 3 to teach the basics of OpenLayers. Now, I would like to add layers from Google Maps and ...
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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 can I integrate my application security with GeoServer security

I'm going to develop a map server with my own logic and entities. It will have a Postgres database, user management, specific layers with certain types, WFS, WMS, etc. I'm going to use springframework ...
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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. ...
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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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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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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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Can I use “Web Map Service Module” and “Web Feature Service Module” of Geoserver in my project?

I'm developing a GIS application with java Srping Framework and GeoTools library. I have some vector layer. I want to get this layers with wms and wfs protocols. I've downloaded geoserver code. It ...
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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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Problem with MapServer WMS

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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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 ...