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Most suitable open source GIS platform

I'm looking for an open source GIS server or desktop package that supports as many file formats as possible, is fast, runs on Linux or Mac and can be controlled via an API. Planning to do very basic ...
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ArcGIS Server Setting proxy.ashx for javascript api - Error 403

I am trying to set up the proxy for my web application because the request exceeds 2000 characters. I set up the proxy as described in ESRI site. When I run my application I get the error as shown ...
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How to obtain map service url from within Server Object Extension (.NET)

I'm having trouble figuring out how to obtain the full url to the map service a Server Object Extension is running on top of. I bascially want: IMapServer4 mapServer = ...
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How to create a collaborative mapping website?

I have read about webservers, static and dynamic pages, cgi-bin... I can create a simple web mapping service in which a map with layers and controls will be there. And now I want to provide login ...
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Dynamically generated map overlay with map server - what's the best option?

I'm facing a problem and would like to ask your help finding the best online mapping solution! Project details: The User can pick 1 from several hundred territory based functions to map its values. ...
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Identifying the Primary Key field of the Layer in ArcGIS Server

I need to get the primary key column of the Particular layer added in the Map. Usually 'FID' be found for a Shapefile Layer Source and OBJECTID found for a SDE source layer. Is there any way to ...
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ESRI Geoprocessing service and other servers

I am new to ESRI GeoProcessing (GP) services so please excuse the naive question. I have an FLEX application running off of ArcGIS Server. I need to push data from the ArcGIS Server to an analytic ...
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Esri ArcGIS Server Maintenance

I am looking at our quote from Esri and am not sure on the difference between two items on the quote. They are: ArcGIS for Server Workgroup Standard One Core Additional Migrated Maintenance Start ...
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How to troubleshoot a slow IIS and hanging ArcGIS Server?

Our ArcGIS Server 10.0 SP 4 website has been hanging lately where everything gets delivered except the map. When I try and check the REST Endpoints they it hangs and then fails. When I stop the IIS, ...
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Self-hosted WeoGeo-style geospatial library software

I've been hearing a lot about WeoGeo Library recently, but (a) it costs and (b) it is hosted 'in the cloud', which is not acceptable for the data my organisation is using because of data usage ...
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Which commercial off-the-shelf GIS server products work on Linux?

I am looking for suitable COTS GIS server product for Linux platform. The product should allow 500 Clients concurrently and should have Java / C++ development APIs. So far I found ESRI ArcGIS server ...
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How should I publish an arcgis toolbox via arcobjects (c#)?

I've been able to create map and image services by creating, adding, and starting configurations through an IServerObjectAdmin interface to a version 10.0 (sp4) ArcGIS server. Now, I'm shifting my ...
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Any advice to help troubleshoot failing ArcGIS Server (10.0 sp5) Geoprocesses?

There are a few geoprocesses on a recently restored ArcGIS Server that are behaving strangely. If we turn on 'show messages' and try to run the process from the rest interface, the process will report ...
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Is there a web mapping server works on a linux shared hosting account?

Question: Is there a web mapping server software out there that works on a typical linux shared hosting account? Background: I have been trying find a web mapping server that would allow me to serve ...
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spatial data filtering without GIS?

I have access to a database here (description of the columns are also available) containing spatial data in text format and with WGS84-EPSG:4326 coordinates. I would like to only select data in my ...
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Is there a publicly available instance of ArcGIS Server

Are there any publicly available instances of ArcGIS Server for learning? I have searched Amazon EC2 but I don't see any public instances available (unless you already have an ArcGIS Server license). ...
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Is there a paid service for accessing a PostGIS/OSM DB

I want to render a world map with mapnik and postgis, but do not want to set up my own DB, because the needed hardware and processing time for the OSM import make it nearly impossible for me. I just ...
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Opensource Tools for Optimizing Server Performance

I use a server with a basic Microsoft OS primarily for data storage and as a central repository for edited vector data. These data are not intended to be used as mapping or GIS products available ...
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How to read pixel values from an image server layer with ArcObjects?

I'm having a problem with reading pixel values from the image server layer. The image server layer class implements IRasterLayer, so when I tried to read pixel values using IRaster2 obtained through ...
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ArCGIS Server 10/10.1 And Sql Server 2008

Is there any compulsion that SQL server 2008 and ArcGIS server 10/10.1 should be installed on same server machine and is it possible to install SQL server 2008 and ArcGis server on separate server ...
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Advice on ideal server specifications

I am looking for your thoughts on ideal server specifications for a moderately sized habitat mapping project. My current server is about to reach its storage capacity, so I am researching buying a ...
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How to fix “Access to database denied” when accessing PostgreSQL?

I got a tiny problem regarding connection to my server. What should we do when this message appears in front of you? I've done several changes in the *pg_hba.conf* entry but yet to succeed. Any ...
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Recommended Server Specs for GeoServer

we serve our Geographic data via our flagship application Dorset Explorer. This uses OpenLayers and GeoServer to serve our Geographic data, including OSM and OS Basemaps and a mass of other data such ...
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Workflow process to style vector data using GeoServer

I'm starting to get a better understanding of map-servers in general, but I am still unclear on how best to use GeoServer. At the moment, I use web-hosting to store the web-browser related parts of my ...
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Cached map performance when viewed in ArcMap

ArcGIS server cached map service that displays at the following scales: 1:20,000 1:10,000 1:5,000 1:1,000 Refresh takes 1 second when using the Javascript/silverlight viewer, but 4-7 seconds when ...
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how feasible is building my own map server? providing GeoCoding, Directions and Navigation

My need is a heavy use of routing. same as Google's Directions API. I'm looking for a viable alternative to abusing google and paying them too much. how difficult is it to have my own server for that ...
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Migrating ArcGIS Server 10.02 to a new server

Our server that runs ArcGIS Server had major issues this morning, sending us into a panic to get it installed on a new server (as was in our plans in the coming weeks). Now that we are ready to move ...
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What are my hosting options for an app that needs tilestashe along side a django app?

I'm building a GIS webapp that uses tilestache to serve MBTiles and a django app to serve geoJson. I'm having trouble understanding exactly what kind of setup I'd need to host this. I'm new to server ...
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One large polygon or many little ones. What is better regarding performance?

I´m designing a geoprocessing service on ArcGIS Server using several nationwide datasets. Currently I´m preparing some of the datasets and I´m wondering if I should dissolve my polygon layers ...
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Best way to build my own simple web-based map server

I've got a requirement for a project where I need some relatively simple mapping functionality on a web page. I'm familiar with the Google Maps APIs but unfortunately this is a project that will be ...
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How can I show custom titles on my table fields with OpenLayers?

I have a server with Geoserver, Apache and OpenLayers and it displays the map okay; I can see my data with an OpenLayers.Popup.FramedCloud call and it shows the content of my layer. I want to know if ...
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apache vs lighttpd vs nginX as OpenLayers / GIS Server

How is using one of the above technologies to host an Openlayers-based GIS application? My investigation with apache and lighttpd showed that apache is not the best for heavy load environments. In ...
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ArcSDE recently modified geometries

ArcSDE 10 with a MS SQL 2005 backend. I am trying to see the most recently modified geometries using SQL so that I can use it to update another GIS database running PostGIS. Has anyone tried this ...
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List of WMS Servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GIS Map Service Software I'm experimenting with some applications and I would like to know what are our options for wms servers, such as MapServer and Geoserver. Do you ...
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A security exception occurred while trying to connect to the REST end point, Silverlight

I am getting this error while creating a basic Silverlight Application. Below is the error message. I have placed the clientaccesspolicy.xml file in the folder C:\Inetpub\wwwroot. I am not sure if ...
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Architecture issue - ArcGIS Server sourcing data from FME?

I'm looking at potential architectures for a new project and the biggest unknown right now is how well ArcGIS Server can communicate with non-ESRI data sources for map services. There are a number of ...
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How can I secure my REST endpoint using a custom database and Basic Auth

I need to provide Google Earth users access to my REST endpoints. Currently there is a database that has the users and pwds as well as there roles. Roles determine what data in the website they can ...
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Arcgis server not showing map service

I have a map service enabled in my server and have kml and wms as well as mapping and feature access capabilities turned on. I can view the wms in qgis, I can veiw the kml in google earth. However ...
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How do you publish map caches from ArcGIS Data and Maps for Server?

I haven't published ESRI-supplied data before, but I followed the instructions that came with the Data and Maps for ArcGIS Server 10. When I view the supplied MXD file for a map cache, it's just a ...
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Initiate a pop-up before accessing a .net out-of-the-box web map

I need to create a pop-up that initiates as soon as a user clicks on a web map, or accesses the link from another location. The map is an ArcGIS Server out-of-the-box .net app. It's for a disclaimer ...
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Installed Sharepoint 3 = Breaks ArcGIS Server

Want to do some testing with Sharepoint/MapIt. Took an existing machine with ArcGIS Server 10 on Windows Server 2008 on. Installed Sharepoint 3.0 SP2 on it with basic install/default options. Can ...