Web Feature Service (WFS) specification. This is an open specification for serving geographic features over the Web.

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Obtaining feature using ArcGIS for Server and WFS based on featureid?

This has baffled me for hours, I've tried nearly every combination of request parameters without success. I have a points coverage published in arcgis and can download the feature GML via WFS for the ...
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Incomplete type description in Geoserver WFS 1.1.0 and 2.0.0

I have a PostGIS database (2.1.3 on PostgreSQL 9.3.5) exposed as a WFS service with the geoserver (2.6-RC1). This table has 4 columns: an id, a String, a Date and a Point Geometry. When calling ...
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Is it possible to know last update of data behind a WFS service?

I need to use several WFS service which are not mine and convert them to shapefiles. I'd like to update the shapefiles whenever the data is updated in the WFS services without downloading the whole ...
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Proxy.cgi for OpenLayers reading from GeoRSS but not from WFS

I'm having trouble with the standard proxy.cgi written in Python for OpenLayers. Here's my code: #!C:/Python27/python.exe -u """This is a blind proxy that we use to get around browser restrictions ...
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WFS Spatial Operator Query - Crosses AND Within

I'm trying to query my wfs service with a polygon. I want the service to return both features that are inside the polygon and partially inside the polygon. However, when I use the "Within" spatial ...
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And/or query on WFS service? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use "and" & "or" queries on a WFS service through the URL? Here's my current URL: ...
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featureId filtering in wfs openlayers

I want to define a featureId fiter for wfs layer like below: wfs = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("WFS Vectore", { strategies: [new OpenLayers.Strategy.BBOX(), saveStrategy], projection: ...
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How to configure a write only layer on Geoserver?

This is probably a wrong way of doing it, but I was exploring this option only because I do not know how to implement the right solution. We have a layer to which features are added using WFS-T. We ...
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Return features based on users credentials Geoserver WFS

We are using LDAP based authentication with geoserver which is connected to a PostGIS database. Users insert rows (features) into the table (layer) using WFS-T after authentication. Now when users ...
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ArcGIS JavaScript API - WFS workaround?

Does anybody know of an existing script or a workaround that will convert WFS returned data into something that the ArcGIS JS API can digest and display? Essentially, it would be some sort of script ...
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Can't figure out wfs url filter - what am i doing wrong?

I'm trying to figure out how to use the filtering function on a WFS layer. Anywhere I look, there is not an example of the xml AND the query alongside it explaining how it works. In the url query ...
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Create vector layer from feature collection in OpenLayers

I have used a WPS process gs:UnionFeatureCollection to compute the geographical union of two collections of WFS vector features. The process returns a collection of features which I intend to display ...
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Which edition of ArcGIS for Server and which capacity level?

I need to define the edition of ArcGIS for Server product to invest for a small scale oil & gas company. What we need is to be able to: Work on a geodatabase with 2-3 concurrent desktop users ...
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QgsMapLayerRegistry().removeMapLayers(wfs_layer) causes crash

I have a WFS layer, served by Geoserver, loaded in QGIS using the standard 'Add WFS layer' dialog. When I try to remove it using: QgsMapLayerRegistry().instance().removeMapLayer(wfs_layer.id()) I ...
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Geoserver WFS - Can I Pass in Filter Parameters via the URL?

I'm trying to use PHP's CURL function to fetch geoJSON information from a GeoServer instance. I'm doing this using url variables rather than trying to construct a full xml GetFeature request. ...
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How to insert a feature using WFS-T based on a criteria?

I am pretty new to WFS/WFS-T and need help with some suggestions on how the following requirement can be implemented. We have a need to insert a feature into a PostGIS database based on the following ...
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how to call the method of DescribeFeatureType in owslib

I want to execute DescribeFeatureType operation of wfs services. However, I can’t find the method to fulfill this operation in the owslib. Can anyone kind enough to tell me how to do this. The ...
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Downloading from WFS - no data in returned XML

I want to download some information about lots using WFS hosted by http://geoportal.gov.pl/ . I've tried download data with this link: ...
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How to load an external WFS (GML output format) in a Leaflet map?

I need to build a Leaflet map loading data from this external WFS service http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/wfs/Numeri_Civici_2012.map&service=wfs&request=getCapabilities with ...
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QGIS error when add WFS

I'm running QGIS 2.4.0-Chugiak on win7 64bit and am getting the following error while trying to add a wfs layer (using the simple Add WFS layer command): The layer ...
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How do I change polygon opacity using a esri WFS in leaflet?

Note...Solved and here for anyone having this problem...damn simple problem, I had not used a higher case character for fillcolor and fillopacity....they should be fillColor and fillOpacity , it ...
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Openlayers not displaying WFS layer

First, I realize there are a number of very similar posts on this site and others, but none have resolved the issue I'm having. I have a layer I'm trying to serve via WFS in Geoserver/OpenLayers ...
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Editing PostGIS data in ArcGIS Desktop?

Quick question regarding editing PostGIS data in ArcMap 10.0. Far as I can tell, this can only be accomplished through third-party plugins like GISSquirrel or ST-Links. Does anyone know of an ...
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How to use Leaflet to efficiently show parts of a massive dataset?

I keep seeing non-GIS web developers running into this problem, and I'm not sure what the solution is. There is some dataset of thousands of items. We want to show a map to the user, with the ...
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how to access vector layer from localhost:8085

My environment is as below. Server A contained the web application, I used win7,tomcat 7.0,eclipse Kepler Service Release 1 Server B contained geoserver and my sph data,the geoserver2.4.4 works ...
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How to force geometry type in (WFS) layer in QGIS

I have an external WFS source serving mixed geometry types - in other words, I have no control of the source. When adding the layer QGIS sets the geometry type to line and thus I am unable to style ...
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WFS request with CQL_Filter projection

I have a layer in Geoserver called bln_blocks. The layer is in EPSG:3857. I am doing the follwoing WFS request with a CQL Filter: var geoserverURL = geoserverURL + '/ows?'; var service = ...
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WFS data expiration check

Does WFS protocol offer a way to know when layer/featureType data was last modified? If not, is there another protocol that allows retrieving such information?
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Same Origin Policy Problem using WFS-T with Geoserver & OpenLayers 3

I'm trying to use a WFS-T Service to insert a simple Point from OpenLayers 3 into Geoserver in a VirtualBox (test environment). There is always the same error message: Failed to load resource: ...
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Add features to vector layer from WFS protocol read response

Im trying to add the features i get from a WFS query using the WFS protocol. But something doesnt work. I have looked at other post with people having similar problems, but their solution dont fit ...
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OpenLayers request a WFS feature

I am trying to request features of a wfs layer and then zoom to them. The wfs layer is defined as follows: wfsLayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.Vector("University", { strategies : [new ...
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Transactions in Geoserver / WFS - Is it possible to know which “action” failed?

I'm trying to implement transactions for some queries to Geoserver. I'm using plain HTTP Post to make the requests, from Java. One of those queries looks something like : <wfs:Transaction ...
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PostGIS views vs WFS Filtering operations on PostGIS table

In what use cases should I prefer writing PostGIS views for filtering datasets versus filtering with WFS filter encoding operators and vice versa? In both cases I would be serving the data via ...
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Is it possible to access geoserver wfs layer from localhost:8080 in to web application? [closed]

I want to add a WFS layer. I am trying to get WFS layer from localhost:8080 geoserver. but I am getting eoserver DateLineWrap in Openlayers.js file...
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WFS filter for Point in polygon (PIP) query

I am trying to construct a wfs request. I want to determine if a certain point is within a polygon. The point coordinates I want to send via the WFS request. The polygon is saved as a layer on my ...
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WFS Filter Buffer around a point

I'm trying to make a buffer around a geometry (point/s,linestring,etc) using WFS queries without luck. This is what I've been doing: <ogc:Filter> ... <ogc:Function ...
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OpenLayers: add WFS layer from GeoServer and OSM

in a OpenLayers HTML file, i'd like to request the default tasmania data of my GeoServer (runs on localhost) and add them as an WFS Layer. The second layer should be an OSM-layer. This is my code up ...
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Problem Inserting feature with Geotools WFS

With this tutorial http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS/Data+Writing When I try to insert a feature try { DataStore geoToolsClient = getGeoToolsClient(); Transaction transaction = new ...
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WFS 2.0 with bbox filter and attribute filter

I am trying to get the following WFS GET request to work: wfs = "service=WFS&version=2.0.0&request=GetFeature", name = "&typeName=storeName:layerName", bboxFilter = '&bbox=' + ...
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OpenLayers displays nothing when I try to add WFS Layer from Geoserver - can't work out where the problem is occurring!

I hope someone can help me with this problem as I'm very confused! I recently downloaded the IHO Sea Areas shape file from http://www.marineregions.org/downloads.php One of my colleagues has ...
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Enable feature access editing in Arcgis Server

I had published a WFS/Feature Access service via ArcMap. But I can't edit layers (change geometry or data fields). Such settings in properties window are disabled (see an image). How to enable editing ...
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Geoserver WFS POST and format_options=PRJFILEFORMAT

I'm using geoserver (2.4.4) to provide users with shapefile downloads. Some of the software the shapefiles are going to be used in requires .prj-files that follows the "ESRI-standard". A bit of ...
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Shapefile output customization via WFS in Geoserver?

I'm running Geoserver 2.4 and I've created a layer that I'm using WFS to download as shapefile (or, rather a zipfile with shapefiles). This works fine, and a request like: ...
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WFS not in position when using a Google Base Layer

I use two base layers and user can switch from OSM Mapquest to Google from a drop down list. However my WFS layer is not in position (shift of about 5 degrees to the East) when the base layers is a ...
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GeoJSOn or WFS service to view, edit and save geometries

To view, edit and save in postgis geometries using OpenLayers + Geoserver what is recomenadado use GeoJSON or serivços WFS? I ask this for performance and additionally want the edition is recorded ...
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How to display clickable features from Geoserver over Google Maps v3 Base?

Please forgive what I am sure is a very noob question, but I need to do some research into the best way to achieve this and I am a beginner to GIS. My employer has a Geoserver instance set up which ...
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Openlayers WFS change featureType

I am trying to change wfs featuretype "on the fly" in openlayers. (This method http://dev.openlayers.org/docs/files/OpenLayers/Protocol/WFS/v1-js.html#OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS.v1.setFeatureType) This ...
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Programmatically modify layer datasource on project save event (QGIS)

I have a QGIS plugin which allows users to add WFS/WMS layers to the map. I would like to be able to scramble the user ID part (token) of the uri when the project is saved/closed and then use my own ...
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CQl Filter Don't work with WFS layer in Open Layers

I used a WFS layer from geoserver in open Layers it's shown on MAP but when I want to use a filter it doesn't work I don't know where the error this is the code : <script ...
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Why does GeoServer's GetFeature round my numbers, but only for outputFormat=CSV?

When I make a GetFeature request with outputFormat=CSV to my GeoServer v2.4.5 I'm finding that the floating point numbers in my returned data have been rounded. When I make the same request with ...