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GeoServer REST API Timeout Error

I'm trying to upload a 20MB shapefile using the REST API, but gets a timeout error. I can upload smaller files without problems. I'd like to be able to upload a shapefile of any size without ...
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Geographic limit to overlay analysis in geoprocessing service

Function: I've created a geoprocessing service that serves a toolbox containing a custom python tool. This python tool selects a polygon and buffers it by 1 mile. This buffer is then used to ...
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Uploading unprojected shape files using GeoServer REST API

I have a number of shapefiles that lack the .prj file. I'm able to upload them to geoserver using the rest api. However, I'm unable to serve them after upload. Which brings me to the question as to ...
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GeoServer REST API: Creating Database Data Store does not persist password

I'm passing the XML created by the method below to a GeoServer REST API request that successfully creates a postGIS data store. However, password is not persisted. I have to update the password ...
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How to upload shapefile to PostGIS using cURL and GeoServer REST API

The GeoServer REST API docs here does not detail how to do this. I'd like to create a PostGIS table and corresponding featureType in GeoServer using the REST API, without having to chain requests. ...
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Upload Shape File using GeoServer REST API and C#

I'd like to upload shape files using GeoServer REST API and C#. So far, I can create workspaces using the REST API and C#. From GeoServer documentation (specific to cURL), the difference between ...
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Geoserver GET request to the REST API without authentication

I am using Geoserver to serve a number of WMS layers. I am using jQuery's $.getJson('/geoserver/rest//featuretype.json') to programmatically populate a table with the available layers and their ...
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Adding an external WMS service using REST service with Geoserver

I'm trying to add an External WMS layer to geoserver with a php page, using the REST service of Geoserver. I've already read the tutorials for creating the geoserver features ...
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Using of esriFieldTypeDate field in Add Features REST service?

I need to use Add Features REST service to add a new record to a table in an ArcSDE geodatabase. One of the field is type of esriFieldTypeDate, but I don't know how to populate this field in JSON ...
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OpenLayers ArcGIS Image Service Support

i have ArcGIS Image Server for publishing my raster data to my user. In traditionally way i have been tiling with gdal and it takes a long time besides this it requires more effort for getting true ...
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How to tell if an ArcGIS Service is secure?

I am creating a .NET REST SOE for ArcGIS Server 10, and I will need to determine if a map service (or image) is secure or not. Is there a property on a MapService that would tell me this in either ...
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Viewing Multiple Grouped Data as ESRI Map Service in ArcGIS Explorer Online

I'm trying to add ESRI Map Service to ArcGIS Explorer Online. This map service consists of 3 group layers, one of which contains 3 further subgroups. I tried adding my mapservice to the web viewer ...
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Are folders always part of ArcGIS Server REST API service name?

I'm using an ArcGIS REST map service, and my question is how do I construct the URL to the service? Specifically, what relationship is there between the Service Name, the Test Server, and the folder ...
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Does Geoserver automatically calculate parameters of a layer in a coverage store (REST API)?

[RESOLVED] Is it possible to use the Geoserver REST API to automatically create a layer on the basis of an existing coverage store (with the specified path to a file geotiff)? Will Geoserver ...
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ArcGIS Server Object Extenstion REST Endpoint That Supports GET and POST

I have a Server Object Extension for ArcGIS Server 10.0, that implements IRESTRequestHandler. The extension contains many individual RestOperations. By default each RestOperation supports HTTP GETs ...
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Reload Geoserver with REST - password security

I've found the way to reload Geoserver by REST (Geoserver Configuration Reload), but my issue is about security of that solution. My reload request is fired from a bash script periodically, so it's ...
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ArcGIS Server - E-Tags

From an ArcGIS Server (9.3.x or 10.x) instance, can anyone confirm if REST HTTP response headers are modified when the data within a layer is updated? For example, if I query a layer at time x and ...
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How to navigate the REST endpoints and retrieve Field information programatically

I'm adding a Dynamic Map Service to an ArcGIS Server JavaScript API map, and I need to get hold of each component layer and its fields, so I can run a query. See the sample ArcGIS Server services ...
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Create a Layer in GeoServer using REST

As part of a possible solution to this question i want create a layer in GeoServer via REST that supplies a SQL statement along with a userid. Reading I think i would create a feature type and ...
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Use Esri Geoservices REST as backend for Python web framework (Django?)

I would like to know if it's feasible to use an existing Python web framework such as Django/GeoDjango as a frontend to work with Esri's Geoservices REST API? I envision developing a database engine ...
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Changing display properties of a layer using ArcGIS Server REST API Export Map function

I have a quick question I hope someone can help with. Using the ArcGIS Server (10) REST API's Export Map function can I specify the boundary type, colour, fill colour and other properties in the ...
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Map service appears in the web REST view but not in ArcMap?

I have an ArcSDE server serving some poly layers through a map service running on ArcGIS Server 10.0. The service appears to be working--I can navigate to it just fine in the REST view and I can see ...
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geoserver-cURL-REST error

when I try to create a workspace/layer/store following http://docs.geoserver.org/stable/en/user/restconfig/rest-config-examples/rest-config-examples-curl.html I am getting "System cannot find the file ...
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Looking for Geoserver REST PHP examples

I am in deadly need of geoserver rest php scripts for creating workspace, store, publishing layer etc. I have done a lot of googleing but couldn't find any. In geoserver site only examples using cURL ...
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Geoserver: How do Coverage Stores work?

I'm working on a project at work to download imagery from else where and add it to geoserver. I have no experience in GIS, nonetheless geoserver. I've been hunting through the REST api for 2.0.X of ...
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Large scale geoprocessing through ESRI REST interface?

A typical limitation of web based processing is that urls are limited to 2 thousand characters for a GET request. From my understanding of how the ESRI Javascript API works, JSONP is utilized to ...
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Online service to transform coordinates from WGS84 to NZTM and NZMG

Has anyone come across a free web service / REST API to transform coordinates? I'm particularly interested in transforming from WGS84 to: New Zealand Geodetic Datum 2000 (NZGD2000 / NZTM) and New ...
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Send Geometry to query using ArcGIS REST API

I am writing a windows console app in VS 2010 to perform an overlay using the ArcGIS Rest API. My first REST query returns information about the geometry for a specific feature. I then want to send ...
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SLD encoding with GeoServer REST Configuration

I am using the GeoServer REST Configuration to add the following SLD file to GeoServer: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?> <StyledLayerDescriptor version="1.0.0" ...
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ArcGIS REST vs. SOAP API

When is it appropriate to use the ArcGIS Server REST API vs. the SOAP API and vice-versa? What do you see as the advantages of one over the other? For example, the SOAP service can be consumed as a ...
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Geoserver Configuration Reload

Not quite sure if I should even be doing this. What I am wanting is I will be dynamically generating my sld file and it looks like when you update the sld in the geoserver admin it does a reload. So ...
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How do I find the resolution of a scale range from the Arcgis Server REST services?

What's the best way to determine a LOD's resolution from the esri REST API? Currently, I make a request for a specific extent to the server from the flex api, and from that I divide the width of the ...
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Experience with Geoserver's GML Extension

I'd like to know if Geoserver's GML extension works (well) with GeoServer 2.1-RC2 and whether it will enable uploading of GML files via REST API.
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Why is sometimes geometryType not returned in JSON from ArcGIS Server layer REST API?

Does someone know why the geometryType not always get returned from ArcGIS Server layers? According to the API documentation Layer / Table the geometryType is returned on layers: //properties ...
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Using GeoServer REST Configuration to add a datastore

I have used the example from the Geoserver REST Docs to add a datastore from at PostGIS database. I have used the following xml doc to add the new datastore: <dataStore> ...
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How can I do client side linear referencing in an Esri Silverlight/WPF app?

I have an Esri Silverlight/WPF UI with a mapcontrol and a slider. In the mapcontrol is a graphics layer with a single polyline on it, created using coordinates from a layer in a mapservice. The ...
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ESRI HTTP where query

A friend and I are currently creating a pretty straight forward LINQ to ESRI library that sends HTTP queries to an ArcGIS MapServer and then parses the JSON response appropriately. Everything is ...
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Programming Geoserver 2.0.2 to add a raster data store and layer without the UI

I have a directory of raster imagery that will be updated continually. From this imagery, I am making Image Pyramids using the Geotool's PyramidBuilder utility. I need to setup a cron job to ...
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What are the consequences of setting the SupportedImageReturnTypes to MIME in ArcGIS Server

I am currently exploring using the ExportMap function on the rest endpoint of a Cached Map Service.( I want to export only some layer within a Mapservice). I have found that if you change the ...
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Using REST service with GeoServer

I have downloaded and installed GeoServer 2.1-RC1 which shipped with RESTconfig. How can i check whether REST service is installed with GeoServer or Not ? I put this ...
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How to find wmsURL? And how to use QueryTask method?

I have couple of questions. var wmsLayer = new esri.layers.WMSLayer(wmsURL); with this line of code i can display wms layer over any base Layer. Now From where I get wmsURL ? I have published my ...
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Is anyone indexing ArcGIS Server services on the web?

In looking at the REST API, it seems like it wouldn't be that hard to write a bot that crawls the web and indexes services (Map Services, GP Services etc.) Is anyone already doing this? Update1: I ...
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Is there a RESTful way to cancel a GP Job?

I have an asynchronous gp service that I can successfully run and cancel from within Arcmap. Using fiddler I see that arcmap communicates with the GP service via SOAP. I'd like to cancel the job ...
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WKID (Well Known ID) for national projection for ArcGIS REST API

I have to use my national projection system which does not have corresponding WKID listed for ArcGIS REST API. Without it I am unable to use this projection system for my web application. Any ...
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How can I get more verbose messages from a GP service?

When I run a tool I've published as a gp service, the only messages I get are these: esriJobMessageTypeInformative: Submitted. esriJobMessageTypeInformative: Executing... ...
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Have Legends been implemented for ESRI's REST API?

ESRI's 10.0 documentation for legend indicates that this url should return a legend: http://map.floridadisaster.org/GIS/rest/services/Facilities/Critical_Facilities/MapServer/legend But it doesn't ...
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ArcGIS Server Object Extension for Analyzing Linearly Referenced Data

I have just begun learning about the ArcGIS Server Object Extension (SOE) capabilities, specificially with ArcGIS 10. Is there an example available of an SOE that can return information about ...
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How do I get a json list of REST SOE's supported by a Mapservice?

The html returned by a rest mapservice url includes "supported extensions" down at the bottom. However the json returned does not list the extensions. Is there a way to get this list of SOE's in a ...
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How are bound variables specified in an ArcGIS REST SOE?

In the documentation for using handler functions with ArcGIS Server Rest SOE's, they don't explain how the keys in the boundVariables collection are determined. When I search through the entire ...
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Can GeoProcessor use credentials?

I've set up a web service that uses ESRI's REST API spec. This allows me to make requests using the (Silverlight)/WPF SDK. If I turn on windows authentication though, I get a 401 error when using ...