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

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How to generate static heat maps server side?

I've been searching a way to generate server side static maps using Python (or any other languages, doesn't matter) I can create the maps I want with Qgis (And they look really great) but I don't ...
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Tools to help migration from Mapserver to QGIS Server

I'm going to migrate a Mapserver WMS server to QGIS Server. I'd like to know if there are some tools or plugins that convert Mapserver mapfile (.map) to QGIS project file (.qgs). WMS responses (...
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MapServer - Os Open Data - Tutorial

I have recently received my OS OpenData discs from Ordnance Survey, and for the last two evening tried to get this data into MapServer for ultimate use as a WMS for OpenLayers. Safe to say I have ...
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How to access tiles in Tilecache using QGIS?

I've Mapserver set up with a mapfile that points to a tileindex. In QGIS I can call the mapfile and view the rasters dynamically. I've got access to tilecache and I've seeded the same mapfile/rasters ...
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Issue loading PostGIS out-db rasters (either in QGIS or MapServer)

I'm playing with a few different options of storing raster data via PostGIS to visualize (eventually in a web app). The out-db or out-of-database storage seems the best option, but I can't seem to ...
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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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No layers when configuring TinyOWS with MapServer

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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Which FOSS label engine that supports shrink to fit label in polygon?

I've not found a way to label features using shrink to fit label in polygon, i've tried Qgis, and searched on Geoserver, Mapserver and Mapnik, none of them supports this feature, i'm looking for any ...
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vector map.png image do not display

im using ms4w on my localserver. this are some codes inside my mymap.map file. MAP etc..... OUTPUTFORMAT NAME pnggd ...
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how to display 2 wfs layer at the same time from mapserver?

I have two wfs vector layers. When i show only one layer, it works. But doesn't work when i'm trying to show 2 wfs layers at the same time. How to show 2 wfs layers together? I'm using OpenLayers. ...
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using mapserver with open layer

I have implemented mapserver in windows environment and i get map from following url http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv.exe?mode=browse&template=openlayers&layers=all&map=C:/ms4w/apps/osm/...
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How to store and serve the time a GeoTIFF refers to

I'm writing software that creates temperature maps as GeoTIFF files. I need to store the time to which the GeoTIFF file refers; not the raster creation time, but the time during which the temperature ...
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How to group a multiple rasters in MapServer?

I had a map files for each state (raster file) of India. Now I want group all mapfiles to show a single raster or single map file? How I can do in using qgis or any platform?.
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MySQL+GDal+MapServer+OpenLayers WebMercator problem

I have a problem/question what is the most efficiant way to go from WGS84 (epsg:4326) to webmercator. Outline of the structure right now: MySQL Database: with point Latitude/Lontiude Data [~200 ...
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arcgis server performance comparison

Are there any recent comparisons/studies of arcgis server vs. open source gis servers in common tasks like providing a wms/wfs, filtering data/search performance, and so on? We received a lot of ...
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How to use SLD to filter a WMS layer but without setting any styles?

I'm trying to filter (using OpenLayers) a WMS layer, served by MapServer. I've got this working by building the appropriate OpenLayers.Filter rule(s) with an empty Polygon symbolizer (so no specific ...
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How to render a raster multiple times across the date line?

Using EPSG:4326 and WGS84, I have a GeoTIFF with longitude extents (167, 208) - so it crosses the date line. I'd like mapserver to display the image regardless of whether the user's requesting bbox ...
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Input a KML file dynamically into MapServer without losing attributes?

Is there any possibility for MapServer (I'm running v6.2.1) to process the features / styles from a KML file dynamically? I tried STYLEITEM "AUTO" but it turned out to work only for *.dgn and *.tab ...
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Mapserver+openlayers: displaying a shapefile with Cylindrical Equal Area (Lambert) projection

I have some shapefiles in "World Cylindrical Equal Area (Lambert) projection". The .prj reads: PROJCS["World_Cylindrical_Equal_Area",GEOGCS["GCS_WGS_1984",DATUM["D_WGS_1984",SPHEROID["WGS_ 1984",...
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Mapserver vs QGIS Server for WebGIS with access control

I'm looking to set up a FOSS web GIS to allow sharing of large data files. From online discussions I gather this can be done using a variety of software combinations, eg: PostGIS + MapServer + Open ...
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Tile mode in Map server

I am trying to overlay the layers that are rendered using map server over google maps.I am pretty much new to this whole thing. So I tried to go through this example here here http://mapserver.org/...
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Mapserver set no image available

I'm composing a map with aerial footage with mapserver and tilecache. I have tiffs with geo information, then I run gdaltindex to create the shapefiles and then I configure the map file with layers ...
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dateline issue: wrapDateLine with MapFile

I am using wrapDateLine properties for OpenLayers.Layer.WMS for handling dateline issues. The problem with wrapDateLine is that I am getting the same polygon repetitively around the wrapped map as a ...
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Interative raster with PostGIS

I'm searching some solution to show raster layers from PostGIS on a Web Page. I need a solution to build a interactive map showing the values of my raster data when the user to click on pixel of the ...
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How to resolve Projection library error. proj error “Permission denied” in MapServer on IIS

I'm trying to get MapServer up and running under IIS on my Windows 7 x64 machine. I've installed the latest 7.0.1 release msi from GISInternals Added mapserv.exe to the Allowed list in the ISAPI and ...
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shortest path layer display

i'm working to find the shortest path in mapserver apllication after i created my layers which are 3 ( base layer , edge layer and node layer) i created my mapfile and the tree.js file ( javascript) ...
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MapServer runtime execution: Cannot evaluate expression, no item index defined error

I'm trying MapServer's run-time substitution to dynamically set my Mapfile's CLASS EXPRESSION values. The expressions take the form of: CLASS EXPRESSION (([my_attr_col] >= num_1) && ([...
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Testing symbol file existence in Mapserver

I have a set of PNG images I want to use as symbols in a point type layer in Mapserver. The file names come from the database in the DATA keyword, and if a file exists, it's all right. But if it does ...
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Is it possible to host MapServer in the cloud, specifically in Azure?

Can MapServer be hosted in the cloud? I presume as a virtual machine, or is it possible to have it as an Azure Web App, and avoid the hassle of VM maintenance And by cloud, I mean Microsoft ... but ...
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Python MapServer MapScript & Mongo - Use GeoJSON String Vs File

I have been using Python MapScript bindings for MapServer - and they work great. A new datasource for the application I am working on is MongoDB. I have seen mentions of a MongoDB Driver for ...
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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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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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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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Mapserver - How to display on X characters of annotation LABEL (text\string) based on [field]

In mapserver how\where do you use an expression to force a label to 5 characters to appear as annotation\labels thanks
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Problem with Mapserver label encoding in Greek

I'm having a problem when trying to render a shapefile's labels that has Greek characters with the use of truetype and I'm getting weird characters. The code for my label section is as follows: LABEL ...
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How To Order Labels from Several Layers in Mapserver?

I have an Mapserver project with several layers. Some of the layers have labels. My problem is that labels from one layer overlap the labels from another layer. I want the labels to change vertical ...
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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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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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Understanding Openlayers MapServer configuration?

I need to implement functionality like this http://www.mpbhuabhilekh.nic.in/bhunakshaweb/. I searched on net and found it can be done using Openlayers. I need simple and clear steps on how to to ...
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Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver + KML

This is regarding question :- Highlight a feature on WMS layer using OL3 + mapserver We are using KML file not the POSTGIS DB. So what parameters for metadata "gml_geometries" would be there in ...
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How to display table with more than one image from postgis in mapserver?

I have 3 tif files in one postgis(2.1.5 ver.) raster table. ( load with raster2pgsql) And i have mapserver MapServer 6.1-dev. I need to display table from postgis in qgis via mapserver. P.S I trying ...
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Mapserver display empty map when i add more then 1 raster file in 1 table postgis

Here is a part of mapfile with layer and WMS: WEB METADATA wms_title "Diplom" wms_abstract "no matter" wms_onlinesource "http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv....
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Problem setting up mapcache.xml

I'm having a problem getting started with mapcache. I'm fairly new at this, but I have mapserver running: the following query works as expected and shows the appropriate tiles: http://10.0.0.5/cgi-...
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get the ogr_SDE.dll from the MapServer

can please some one give help to get the ogr_SDE.dll from http://www.maptools.org/ms4w/index.phtml?page=home.html I will connect the ArcSDE to my QGis, like that intruction https://hub.qgis.org/wiki/...
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OpenLayer and MapServer: getFeatureInfo and Json

I'm using OpenLayer 2.0 and MapServer. I would query MapServer and I would that it return to me a Json file: On my page, I generated dynamic URL as: MAP/MAP.map&REQUEST=GetFeatureInfo&...
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how to write the code to load tiff image on openlayer.layer.wms using mapserver ms4w

where did i get miss up?! here is my code inside the mapfile.map LAYER NAME "layername" STATUS OFF TYPE RASTER DATA "...
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different data range of raster file in mapserver and qgis

a NetCDF file with only one band with a data range from [0,1.1]. IDV & QGIS identifies it correctly, however gdalinfo finds the data range [1,26505]. Or could it be possible that gdalinfo is right ...
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Install php mapscript on ubuntu 12.04 PHP 5.4

I follow this website : http://blog.geoghana.com/2013/06/28/setting-up-lampp-linux-apache-mapserver-php-postgresqlpostgis/ to install mapserver and the php extension on my ubuntu 12.04 64bit and PHP 5....
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My WMS Server returna a template without image instead of map's image

I have a server on localhost (using apache and mapserver in windows). I want to create a wrapper and do it using this document : http://mapserver.org/cgi/wrapper.html - Apache ReWrite rules (using ...
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Map server annotation rendering error for larger scales

I am using Map Server 6 and one of my layers don't show the annotation for certain scale level. As you can see the code bellow, the MAXSCALEDENOM is working correctly. However the annotation ...