A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet

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REST API for OGC standards

I can access WMS and WFS using SOAP and XML. Is there an option to access it using REST and JSON? I have gone through the specification and couldn't even find the word REST mentioned once.
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Token authenticated ArcGIS WMS resource

I'm trying to set a proxy of authentication for ArcGIS authenticated resources. I have been looking for an authenticated resource published as WMS to verify that my proxy is correctly done. Does ...
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Using the alpha channel of a GeoTIFF in Geoserver

I want to publish a map as a WMS using GeoServer. The map consists of several layers each of which is a GeoTIFF containing RGB channels and an alpha channel. The images were edited in Photoshop and ...
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Drawing arbitrary shapes on a layer using Geoserver for WMS

We are using Geoserver 2.8.1 with Leaflet to do some basic map manipulation on the client-side. One requirement is the ability to render an image based off of the map to be used in other places (say ...
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Find most recent update in WMS or WFS

We want to periodically poll various WMS or WFS services and do something if the source data has changed. Is there any way to do any of the following: find the date of the most recent update to a ...
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How to identify WMS layers on click

I need to add interactivity to several WMS layers using leaflet, the problem i have is how i can identify what layer the user is clicking, i usually use geojson for this and is easy, but for WMS ...
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How to add a WMS layer by default on Map (Geonetwork 3.0.1) [on hold]

I need configure WMS layers by default of my geoserver on Map the Geonetwork 3.0.1 installation. How do it?? I try configure on admin geonetwork, but not works Thanks.. Regards.
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WMS in QGIS on very high resolution monitors

I have a 2560*1440 px monitor which is bigger than what some WMSes can take. The layer doesn't load properly. Obviously this is due to QGIS requesting an image that is almost as big as the whole ...
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WMTS not loading in QGIS

I'm using QGIS 2.12 and trying to load the following WMTS layer http://geoappext.nrcan.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/BaseMaps/CBME_CBCE_HS_RO_3978/MapServer/WMTS/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml from ...
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OpenLayers add white background to image/png geoserver layer

i created a new wms layer in openlayers. i get the layer from geoserver as image/png and transparent=true. openlayers rotate the raster 30 deg (due to its coordinates - it's fine!) but add white ...
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how to debug mapserver / postgis returning 0 results? ( MapServer WMS 1.1.1 / Google Earth / QGis )

user30184 answered the same question here Why is mapserver returning a blank image? user30184 answers to start by specifying SRID and that it often has to do with extent and projection. I imported a ...
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Setting multiple WMS layers over basemap of OpenLayers 3?

I'm developing a web-based application. In this project I'm trying to create multiple WMS image layer over the map with legends. As you can see below its showing the WMS layer over its basemap . ...
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Geoserver wms reflect zoom level

I am trying to get a Geoserver wms request using reflect option as static layer to embed into a webpage through a url like this: ...
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Retaining Raster Point Data Using wms [duplicate]

I have a single band raster being served via geoserver wms. When I view the raster through geoservers built in openlayers viewer I get different point value results than if I ask geoserver for a ...
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ArcGIS map service and image service in Cesium

Im trying to load an ArcGIS map service in Cesium with WMS protocol but I get this exception: Error: error occurred in "v": Failed to obtain image tile X : 0 Y : 0 Level : 0. When I publish the ...
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Strange URL returned when GeoServer WMS layer added to OpenLayers [closed]

I want to add a WMS layer from GeoServer to an OpenLayers website. However, when I try to load it into the website, I get following error in the console: GET ...
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Using web mercator with openlayers

I am using OSM basemap in my openlayers application. var OSMlayer = new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM( "Simple OSM Map"); //Creating a Map map = new OpenLayers.Map('map', { maxExtent : ...
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getGetinfoFeature problem. openlayers 3, geoserver

I am very new in Web mapping. Here I managed to code this. I have a layer in geoserver that is overlayed on a basemap in openlayers. then I wanted to get the feature info. <html> <head> ...
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Is it possible to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoing via GeoWebCache?

Is it possible, using GeoWebCache or some other software, to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoint? I'm trying to incorporate Bing Maps into custom built software. The software is designed to communicate ...
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Can' update a WMS-source with changed params (updating cql-filter) in OL3 / Geoserver

I'm updating a WMS-Layer in a OL3-Map. I tried to reload the wms-layer with updated clq_filter-params. Can anyone correct my code or give me a working example? // initialize filtervariable to show ...
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Number of zoom levels in WMS?

I want to calculate the numbers of zoom levels that has a WMS. I had a look to the WMS spec and I guess that it has to be related with bounding box area and image size.
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One large layer with filtering vs. many small layers for WMS serving partial datasets in GeoServer

I am working on a small web application which is supposed to display points on a Leaflet map which are served as WMS from GeoServer, backed by a PostGIS datastore. Users of the application upload the ...
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Geoserver WMS character representation error (UTF-8)

I created a layer that is connected to an Oracle DB table. I can access the layer as WMS and as WFS. The character representation is correct in the WFS but has errors in the WMS service. I used Qgis ...
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Geoserver Services not available after restart

After editing my security settings (data & service security + creating users) my geoserver crashed and I restarted the server. Now the layers from any workspace cannot be loaded (using my OL3 ...
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Refresh of a customized WMS-Layer (with cql-filter) generates a new map instances on website

I've two simple problems, but I can't fix it by my own :o( My OL-map features a basemap and a cql-filtered WMS from my local geoserver (topp:states). The map is just shown, when i click the ...
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Add raster layer or a WMS using geotools - problem to run the jar file from cmd

I am using geotools in order to develop a custom GIS. So, i tried to add a raster layer and a WMS based on the tutorials given by geotools. When i am running the project using the main class in ...
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What are the standard ways of querying raster layers for information?

My use case involves loading raster maps as a layer on a base map (built in Mapbox/Leaflet) such as: http://landcover.usgs.gov/global_climatology.php or http://due.esrin.esa.int/page_globcover.php ...
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British National Grid WMS URL for MapInfo

I am pretty new to using WMS Tile Servers. I used to use MasterMap but have found WMS are better for base maps and catchment plans. I have been browsing the web for a free WMS URL that projects to ...
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Projection of WMS in MapInfo

I am using the OSM open Roads WMS layer that comes included with MapInfo. I have noticed that when I load this layer the projection of the Map window changes to 'Popular Visualization CRS.' All the ...
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Disk access characteristics of accessing vs building an image pyramid.

Hosting an extremely large (10-100x ram size) image pyramid via WMS has disk access characteristics closer to a random read, but generating the pyramid is a CPU bound sequential operation right?
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OpenLayers 3 WMS Styling Using SLD_BODY and POST request

I'm using OpenLayers 3 and GeoServer to create a spatial web application in which I want to enable users to choose a colour ramp (using Colorbrewer) and a number of breaks for styling an attribute in ...
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How to generate a WMS from ncWMS and put it in the OpenLayers?

I am a beginner to make a web application. I am using ncWMS to serve the netCDF data. And I put some data in the server, I got a interface like this: This basically satisfies the function that I ...
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Using localhost as WMS Server

I installed OSGEO4w (selecting Qgis Desktop 2.12, Qgis Server and Apache Web Server) on Windows 7 because I must publish some Qgis project on my pc as server. I have a problem to set my pc as Server ...
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How to highlight a feature in wms map image

For the following request, how would I produce a single PNG image highlighting just one feature? For example GMUID=84 Here is the base map image ...
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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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Date format in GeoServer WMS requests strange

I got some date values in layer properties. When i use GetFeatureInfo request to WMS, i got date on day back, for example in DB or in WFS requests or in layer preview it is '2015-04-10', but i got ...
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How do I get OpenLayers 3 to display png tiles made in TileMill?

So I used TileMill to style the map -> mbtiles export -> mbutil used to extract files to directory. I'm running GeoServer and moved this files within the webapps directory that I'm using to host the ...
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Upload .tif to GeoServer via Node.js

How do I upload a .tif file to my running GeoServer via Node.js? I'd like to upload a GeoTIFF to provide it as a WMS by the GeoServer. The GeoServer is responding with a 405, which I think is right ...
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Link an online WMS service to the current metadata

I'm trying to add a WMS service to a metadata. But I couldn't choose the layer.((CBS.POI_ECZANE_WS(1)) I use crome and also tried Internet Explorer.
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How to Display Layer Name to Get Legend Graphic Request WMS Service?

I have a Mapping and WMS Service that I have published via ArcServer 10.3.1. When communicating with the WMS service via a web browser, using a Get Legend Graphic Request. I am returned a graphic of ...
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Leaflet with Geoserver in background to slow for GeoTiff

I am implementing a leaflet web-map application to display several GeoTiffs. The GeoTiffs are each ~300MB and published by Geoserver as WMS. In Leaflet I add them through L.tileLayer.wms. I also ...
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GeoServer WMS: Retrieved GeoTIFF band contains integer values instead of floats

I am using gdal_translate to import a GeoTIFF into an oracle database. The import as well as the layer creation in GeoServer works without errors. GeoServer correctly recognizes the band data type as ...
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Is there a way to pause WMS layer auto refresh in OpenLayers 3?

I have an application which has to perform a HTTP request (which will handle some map transformations) before fetching WMS tiles from server. Is there a way to pause TileWMS auto-refreshing after ...
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Before wms request event on openlayers3

I have an application in which I want to perform a HTTP request (which will handle some map transformations) before starting fetching WMS tiles from server. How can I do a jQuery.post() before ...
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Geoserver out of memory

I have some memory problems with my Geoserver. I am currently running Geoserver 2.5.2 (installed from Windows Service Installer) on a Windows Server 2008 R2. When I launch the service (Start ...
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Creating set of maps (PDF) using QGIS and Python with WMS Data

For a scientific project I am trying to create a set of PDFs in QGIS with a fix layout (in the print composer) but per PDF a) different map item attributes (extents) and b) a QR-code to identify this ...
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is it possible to combine multiple URLs for one ol.layer.tile in openLayers 3?

I have two Image services that I would like to combine into one layer; one has higher resolution imagery that draws only at a larger scale, and other has lower resolution imagery that draws at all ...
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Is it possible to add another WMS to bing maps base layers list in OpenLayers 3

I am using a drop down for the user to choose a bing basemap in web map. I'd like to also include a USGS WMS in the list of choices, but am unsure how to do it. This is the current code for populating ...
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OL3 Set layer order function not found

I am trying to set the Index of a wms layer called "landsat1". It draws on top by default, and I want to move it down the order. I have tried landsat1.setZIndex(1) But I get an error "function not ...
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Reporting OGC services data?

I have been asked to created some sort of reporting of OGC services data, and as well some sort of comparison reports to show comparison. I have not worked much with OGC services, but in review I ...