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

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Trying to fill polygon fills the entire map

I have been given some shp files to be displayed using Mapserver. Until now I was able to find the correct projections, display the map, and show labels. However, I have problems with polygon colors. ...
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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 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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MapServer WMS feed and QGIS

I've managed to create a WMS feed from Mapserver showing a tileindex to some rasters and a shapefile and it appears in my browser OK. If I go to QGIS (1.8.0 Windows StandAlone) and I connect to my WMS ...
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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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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_ ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Gdal_translate and transparent rasters in PDF

I am trying to make an application that creates geospatial pdf's from my website, but i am encountering problems with Gdal_translate and transparency of rasters. The setup that i am working up ...
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MapServer: UV_ANGLE not calculated correctly?

I'm following this example given on the MapServer website. But the angle of the raster is incorrect: The data is my grib files is correct, and should not yield these perfect opposite directions. ...
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PostGIS raster connection is not closed by MapServer

I'm using PostGIS raster in MapServer like this: TYPE RASTER DATA "PG:port=6432 dbname='mydb' user='postgres' password='1234' schema='public' table='truemarble' mode='2'" PROCESSING ...
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Rendering OSM with QGIS for MapServer to use in OpenLayers

I want to show tiles in OpenLayers offline. I've installed QGIS 2.0, TileCache, and MapServer on Windows. Enabled plugin OpenLayers in QGIS. What kind of data I suppose to extract from QGIS with my ...
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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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QGIS mapserver - fails to display some raster images

QGIS 2.0.1 running on Linux, with mapserve support. Randomly, it seems, some raster images simply fail to display. No errors, just no image (well actually the mapserve returns a blank white image). ...
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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 mapscript map inset

What is the recommended way to produce a map similar to the one in http://www.nexusenergy.com.au/6468050/nexus-energy-oil-gas-exploration-and-productio.htm I would like to dynamically create the ...
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MapServer Clustering GetFeatureInfo

I'm having a bit of a problem with clustering in map server the clustering itself works fine and the GetFeatureInfo works fine most of the time. However some times when I click on a cluster point it ...
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Map Server 4 Windows problem

How do I display shape files with a google-like interface in a web application? I found a tutorial at http://spatialhorizons.com/2007/05/19/mapserver-1-10-minute-tutorial/ which uses an earlier ...
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Effective way for creating Open Source Web mapping applications

Sorry for asking such a basic question, but these days there is lot of advancement on open source technologies. My requirements for my application are below Basic Map application with zoom, pan, ...
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Color Ramp of Raster Rendering in MapServer

Does this proposed new syntax work yet? http://mapserver.org/development/rfc/ms-rfc-6.html#proposed-new-syntax Currently, I am still using this method for rendering the raster in Mapfile. STYLE ...
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Mapserver and Tilecache configuration issue

Currently I am using mapnik2 with tilecache for map generation. As there is shift in some of the tiles generated,I am trying to configure mapserver with tilecache for caching tiles. I have installed ...
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Mapserver + tilecache + openlayers attribute search

I'm using Mapserver + tilecache + openlayers for my web map application. I'm using Mapserver as a WMS Server. Now, I want to perform an attribute search, i.e. type something and the application ...
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Point Within, Query in a buffer polygon in WMS like in ArcGIS ESRI

I need to do a query to filter the result inside a polygon or geometry, like this: http://help.arcgis.com/en/webapi/javascript/arcgis/jssamples/query_buffer.html But, i need to do this in a opengeo ...
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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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php_mapscript.so not present after Mapserver 6.2.0 compilation

I use this to compile mapserver cd /opt/ wget http://download.osgeo.org/mapserver/mapserver-6.2.0.tar.gz tar xvf mapserver-6.2.0.tar.gz cd mapserver-6.2.0 ./configure ...
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Missing multipolygon after ImpOSM import to PostGIS

I've been testing ImpOSM 2.5.0 with an extract of Washington State (in the U.S.) and am very impressed with the overall result. However, I noticed that fairly prominent lake was missing from the ...
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Unable to zoom map tile

I try to host osm map locally on my server. I follow this tutorial Rendering OSM on ubuntu And manage to installed mapserver and mapcache. The problem is, when I try to zoom the map it can only zoom ...
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mapserver ESRI personal geodabase.mdb

I´m trying to read ESRI personal geodabase.mdb through OGR.I have my driver "PGeo" but when I write ogrinfo INFLOR090812.mdb I have this bug ERROR 1: Unable to initialize ODBC connection to DSN ...
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MapServer: Output angled label with Cairo/PDF

We're trying to output a PDF with the Cairo driver. When printing a label with ANGLE set to follow, auto or an attribute, it fails regularly. Has anyone experienced this before? A solution or ...
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How to recreate the 'standard deviation' option for a raster layer in Mapserver?

In mapserver is there any way to recreate the 'standard deviation' option available in Arc's symbology for a stretched raster layer?
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How to create a maplayer from mapfile?

I am new in Mapserver, now I want to create maplayer , so its required shapefile for this, and if yes how can i used it. Map file is given below eg2.map MAP NAME ENG1 STATUS ON SIZE 800 500 ...
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How to configure mapserver correctly on cherokee?

I am attempting to configure mapserver using fastcgi on cherokee and here's what I have got at the moment:- Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be enough as I somehow need to have mapserv ...
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mixing lon/lat and mercator layers in a MapServer .map file

I have a basic question about my MapServer .map file, which has two layers, each with a different coordinate system, longlat vs. mercator. See my .map file below. If I leave it as shown below, with ...
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Cannot Display Data From POSTGIS

I try to display the data that I have converted shp into PostGIS database with MapServer and OpenLayers. When I try to show directly shp file is successfully displayed in OpenLayers, but when I try to ...
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MapServer inside WordPress Pages/Posts?

I'd like to put maps inside of a wordpress CMS, but I'm running into troubles with the permalink structure ignoring the maps all together... I have a .htaccess file that will force WordPress to ...
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MapGuide or Mapserver for Enterprise?

Could you describe your experiences from one or the other. I've done a lot of searching and it seems more people use Mapserver but there are many people really like MapGuide a lot... Mapguide also ...
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mapserver 5.6.6: polygon layer only rendered if crossing extent boundaries

I have two mapserver layers that get rendered only if the polygon boundaries are overlapping with the extent boundaries. If the red lines were below the upper rim of the extent, the layer would not ...
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Mapserver: Change legend font color from CGI Request

As the post title says I´m needing to alter the legend color in mapserver in a cgi bin request. Actually I have a website created in OpenLayers and Mapserver and I use legends with white font color ...
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Install Mapserver on Mac OS 10.9 with macports 2.3.1

Does anyone have experience installing mapserver on Mac OS 10.9 with macports? It seems that there is one version, mapserver 6.2.1_2 supported by macports. However, whenever I tried to install it, I ...
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Calculate and Label the lengths of polygon edges/sides

I have got a map-server, postgresql/postGIS & Google map API implementation. Users will draw polygon features after logging in. I would like to Label the sides/edges of a polygon with length ...
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How to mask an vector field layer in MapServer?

given this layer def: LAYER NAME "waveswell_sigheight_grid" TYPE POINT CONNECTIONTYPE uvraster STATUS OFF #MASK "water_outline" #I get a "no data received" error in my browser ...
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MapServer/Mapcache Getting “This XML File does not appear to have any style associated with it” when trying to open map

I have installed mapserver and mapcache using the guide here: http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/wiki/RenderingOsmDataUbuntu I have successfully generated a map, and verified that it works using the ...
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mapserver postgis

I have a problem with my connection to my db. I get this message: msPostGISLayerOpen(): Query error. Database connection failed (fe_sendauth: no password supplied ) with connect string ...
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OpenLayers.Layer.WMS and mapserver

I have a problem when I add a OpenLayers.Layer.WMS, I get a picture of my map but I can't do zoom on it. I read a lot of questions here but nothing help me. My mapfile is: MAP CONFIG "MS_ERRORFILE" ...
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Cause of MapServer Internal Server Error: Premature end of script headers: mapserv.exe?

I have changed MapServer version up to 6.2, changed folders Apache/cgi-bin and Apache/php, and replaced file cgi-bin/libmap.dll with ignore/oracle/libmap.dll. When I type 'mapserv -v' in cmd it ...
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qgis web client installation

I recently joined github and I found this very interesting application. I was trying to test it and install the qgis/qgis-web-client application. I got the following error by following the ...
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Translate data from MapServer to Qgis server

Might you help me in this question: I've got operational Mapserver with shape- and map-files on it (*.shp *.map). How can I show them on Qgis server using Qgis web-client or Lizmap? This is my ...