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

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Mapserver's mapfile

Is there possible to load a mapfile file from a client to a server running a Mapserver? e.g. http://server/cgi-bin/mapserv?**map=**client/example/htdocs/example1-1.map&layer=states&mode=map
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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 use attribute as image name with the SYMBOL keyword?

I have a set of PNG images contained in a server folder that I wish to use as point symbols. The symbol should be defined by the attribute symb_name. So in my MAP file, I'd like to do something like ...
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Mapserver - Image Dimensions Don't Match WMS Parameters

Here is the .map file I am using for a simple map with one layer showing the blue marble world: MAP NAME "world" CONFIG "MS_ERRORFILE" ...
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Choosing server for dissemination and management of road data? [duplicate]

I would develop an application for the management and analysis of traffic data so I would view the roads and change the line and as soon as I change the line ' road ' should be changed in the database ...
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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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use date(now) equivalent in mapserver

I want to use present year in a CLASS in a map file. I managed to write permanent expressions like: LAYER CLASSITEM "YEAR" ... CLASS NAME "Previous years" EXPRESSION ...
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Downloading and starting Mapserver4Windows

I am new to webmapping and am trying to use Mapserver For Windows. While I have found tutorials and have been unable to even install the program. I have updated to the most recent LTR version of ...
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Choosing server for dissemination of road data? [closed]

I just heard that mapguide is better then mapserver and geoserver in the dissemination of road data but i cannot judge. What is the best cartographic server for the dissemination and management road ...
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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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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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Heatmap legend is possible?

I was wondering if it was possible to create the legend of heatmap layer in mapserver and openlayers 3? I am using both of them and will pick up one of them. regards
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Fatal flex scanner error in mapscript

when I work with mapscript 7  (java), I am getting this error message:jvm "fatal flex scanner internal error--end of buffer missed" Do you have any idea why this happens ?
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how to debug mapserver / postgis returning 0 results? ( MapServer WMS 1.1.1 / Google Earth / QGis )

user30184 answered the same question here Why is mapserver returning a blank image? user30184 answers to start by specifying SRID and that it often has to do with extent and projection. I imported a ...
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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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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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Save IAGSServerConnection connection properties on MXD

I added some server layer from a server connection to mxd. I want to save connection in MXD to don't missed connection from layer when i reopened my MXD. I had bellow code to connect a server ...
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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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Using pictures (JPEG) from web as symbol in MapServer 7 mapfile?

Is it possible to configure the mapfile so, that it shows for every point on the map a different picture from the web recognized by an id?
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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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Dynamic raster layers served via mapserver

I have some processing that runs on my machine producing between 5 -10 raster layer a day. I want to serve these layers using map-server. I Initially start with a folder that has 300 raster layers ...
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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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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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QGIS Server Internal Server Error getcapabilities request

I followed the links from http://anitagraser.com/2012/04/06/qgis-server-on-windows7-step-by-step/ for installing the QGIS server at my Win 7 64bit system but the getcapabilities request doesn't work. ...
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Create a Shapefile from SQL dump file

I am trying to map data by querying a table called xyz. I need to show the the_geom data on the map. I have below query in my mapserver .map file: DATA "the_geom from xyz using unique id using ...
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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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Loading local tiles OpenLayers

Theses days i load local tiles, chrome doesn't go so well with letting you loading local tiles , because of secuirty problem as CORS etc.. but there is a way to cross this problem and let chrome ...
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Mapserver - hide error messages

Using mapserver 7.0, is there a way to suppress the error messages sent to the user, such as :- <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?> <!DOCTYPE ServiceExceptionReport ...
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how to load my local host(Mapserver) on my website

My localhost is http://localhost:8080/ and i am using mapserver 3.0.3 on this local host for making the application as Hello world, single map, more than one layer map, and so on. Now my folder is ...
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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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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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Labels not working on remote Mapserver installation

I have Ubuntu 14.04/Mapserver7/apache2 installed on both my dev machine and on a remote server. As far as I can tell both installations are identical. For some reason labels are not showing up on the ...
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Projection Issues - OpenLayers / MapServer / NAD83 State Plane FT

I am having projection issues with OpenLayers version 2.13 with MapServer and the Proj4 library. Pulling layers in NAD83 State Plane Feet projections on top of an OSM or MapQuest Base Map in Google ...
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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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No Layers when configuring TinyOWS with a Mapserver (.map) File

Am trying to expose a vector layer (loaded from shape file into PostGIS) as a WFS layer using tinyows. Following the instructions in the mapserver/tinyows documentation, here is the .map file I have ...
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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 can I config/use MapCache/MapServer to serve my MBtiles as WMS service?

Currently I am using GeoServer for my Map Service as WMS. I use TileMill for creating a customised map with styling and SHP files and then export as mbtiles. I have tried TileServer-PHP & ...
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One of my WMS layer is not loading the image tiles

One of my WMS layer is not loading the image tiles. See the code: <script type="text/javascript"> var map, ia_wms; function init(){ map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', ...
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Change OpenLayers.Control.ScaleLine()

I have mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS meters STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH ...
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Mapserver: set symbol on lines according to line features length

I need to display arrows alongside to line features. Lines represent water pipes. The issue I'm facing is that lines are a concatenation of numerous line features of various lengths. Therefore, ...
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Mapserver: avoid symbols to be cut

I use an arrow as a symbol to follow lines, but in several cases, symbols are cut (when line features are too small or changing direction). Here is an example of the result on my Web site: Here is ...
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Intalling and Mapserver and MapCache on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install mapserver with mapcache on ubuntu 12.04 as cgi. I tried sudo apt-get install mapserver-bin, but I'm receiving the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How I can show details a marker in openlayer through MapServer?

I have a problem but no solutions. Can you help me? I have a mapfile read from shapefile: MAP IMAGETYPE PNG EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 SHAPEPATH ...
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how to adjust Overlays and Base Layers in Openlayer?

I have a mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS dd STATUS ON IMAGETYPE png SHAPEPATH ...
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Create WMS service using MapServer

I am trying to create wms service using Postgres data in mapserver my map file(wms.map) is MAP EXTENT 8240841.450745 2400319.900386 9218007.463612 3107183.406947 TRANSPARENT on IMAGETYPE png ...
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How to map is not repeated in WMS?

I have mapfile MAP NAME "MapChiTieuDau" EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 UNITS dd STATUS ON IMAGETYPE PNG SHAPEPATH ...
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Choropleth map with latitude and longitude

I have the lat,long co-ordinates of all crime spot in a city. I wanted to create a choropleth map based on the data. I figured out how to generate map tiles and serve them using mapnik. How can i ...
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How show map in Openlayer from mapfile

I have mapfile: MAP NAME MapChiTieuDau STATUS on UNITS meters EXTENT 779275 2222000 788430 2233835 SIZE 800 800 SHAPEPATH "/ms4w/apps/openlayers-3.8.2/DuLieuBachLongVy/Maps" ...
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Mapserver Layer Connection 2 database

i use mapinfo .tab for show the map, and i want to use SQl Server To select the other data, can mapserver have 2 connection in layer? or there are other ways this my .MAP layer configuration. LAYER ...
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How to install Mapserver on Ubuntu?

I try to install MapServer on Ubuntu by follow this tutorial. I was installed libraries and apach. But have a problem with last command: libtool: install: /usr/bin/install -c /home/user/mapserver ...