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

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How to access an wms layer that requires authorization via OpenLayers?

Is there a way to send username and password parameter to a wms layer that needs authorization? If not, I guess it's perhaps a non-spatial thing to solve so that you before the javascript sends a ...
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Geoserver WMS and filtering tables with cyrillic column names

I try to serve PostGIS tables with Geoserver WMS (both 2.1 and 2.2). Some column names are in cyrillic. Problem is - service fails, when I try to filter by those cyrillic columns (both with CQL and ...
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How do I show my WMS layer using QGIS server and OpenLayers?

I've installed qgis server and it works fine. I've put qgs file in the server folder dir and using "Add WMS layer" from QGIS I manage to view the qgs file. This is how I use get capabilities for ...
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How can I load a single WFS vector feature where the user clicks the map on OpenLayers?

I am creating a web app that allows users to easily edit feature attributes as well as geometry. I have editing working by loading a WFS layer, but it slows the app to a crawl when there's more than a ...
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Having issues getting Leaflet “L.tileLayer.wms” to display Geoserver WMS data

I've set up Geoserver and WMS capabilities to host some weather data files (satellite data for example). Here's an example file: ...
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GeoServer GetCapabilities Not Working

I am trying to learn how to use the OpenGeo suite by following the tutorials on the site. The one I'm currently trying to follow is http://workshops.opengeo.org/geoext/stores/capabilities.html. Most ...
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prevent popup from appearing when clicking outside wms layer

Any help with this would be appreciated. I am projecting a WMS-layer on a map using OpenLayers and Geoserver. The next thing I want to do is to display info on any given feature in my WMS-layer in a ...
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How can I edit and save feature attributes of a WMS layer in OpenLayers?

I am creating a data editing application in OpenLayers where the user will need to be able to edit the attributes of features (which are stored on a GeoServer installation). I have seen documentation ...
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Adding time dimension to layer in GeoServer

I have a GeoServer installation that is used as a proxy in front of a THREDDS Data Server to be able to add additional metadata to WMS layers (which I haven't found any support for in THREDDS). I ...
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How to save WMS getFeatureInfo points to a layer?

This may be a poorly worded question, because I am not sure of the exact terminology, but I'll give it a shot. I have imported a vector layer from a WMS server into QGIS. I am able to query the ...
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How to get a larger map from OSM2GIS?

My title is more than understandable,but the explanation part is that when i try to take a part that is larger than a big city i get an explanation that is to big for "trim".I tried to get whole ...
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Geoserver Cascading WMS, Wrong Projection

I configured a geoserver store with an external WMS. I used the following WMS url http://www2.dmsolutions.ca/cgi-bin/mswms_gmap?VERSION=1.1.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities Once I saved the store, ...
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how to check if a wms layer has no features

I've been searching the net for a couple of days to find a way, how to check if a wms layer has no features... Let me explain I'm using openLayers/geoserver/postgis. I'm using a cql_filter to search ...
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“Poor” quality when zooming out a WMS-Layer based on GeoTiff data

i am having some issues when using the Geoserver Web Mapping Service to display GeoTIFF-Files. When zooming out (in an OpenLayers-Client or in the Geoserver Layer Preview for instance) the quality ...
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How to serve a geotiff file using WMS?

I want to display a GeoTIFF file which is a air pollution map by use of WMS. This GeoTIFF file is an output of WPS. The following is my .map file and the URL request and the output. I use MapServer ...
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MapServer / OpenLayers: Is there a limit of 16 zoom levels?

I set up a MapServer (WMS) with a raster basemap like this (Mapfile): MAP PROJECTION "init=epsg:900913" END WEB METADATA "wms_title" "mymap" "wms_srs" "epsg:900913" END ...
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QGIS project on QGIS server — cannot load wms layer [duplicate]

I've created a qgis project on QGIS 1.8, copied it onto the QGIS Server, and am trying to load the project as a WMS Layer back into QGIS. There is one vector layer in the project. Paths have been set ...
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GetFeatureInfo doesn't work!

I'm new at openlayers and I am having some trouble when trying to display the feature info. I have the map working, with the layers I want to add in, but it seems that when I try to ask for the info ...
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How to make geoserver return JSON for WMS GetFeatureInfo?

I wish to get the results of a WMS GetFeatureInfo request as a JSON instead of the table that comes up by default. Out of the box, the only options for the response from a WMS GetFeatureInfo are the ...
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WMS layers don't draw in QGIS or ArcMap but do in OpenLayers

WMS Map was published by myself in AutoDesk Infrastructure Map Server 2013. I can connect and load detials (properties / metadata) in QGIS Browser, ArcCatelog. I can load the wms into QGIS desktop and ...
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How to label counties in Mapserver?

I'm fairly new to Mapserver and I was able to get US County boundaries to plot. Is there a way to get the County Name to plot in the center of the county? I've searched around and couldn't find any ...
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PROJ4 Library error in combination with MapServer 6 and CentOS 6

I have recently compiled MapServer 6.2 on a CentOS 6.3 machine. Since I compiled it --with-proj=/usr, all the PROJ4 related stuff resides in /usr/share/proj. I've also installed proj4 with yum ...
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GeoDjango admin: how to use a WMS background other than the default OSM or VMAP0

The standard GeoDjango admin has a basic VMAP0 background. OsmGeoAdmin adds an OSM background. How do I replace the background map with another WMS? In the source code of the admin OpenLayers ...
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Best practice for serving data to OpenLayers client

We have some polyline and point data in SHP format and would like to serve that data to an OpenLayers client. First we thought about converting the data to GeoJSON and send it to the client as a ...
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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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Access to WMS from ArcMap with extra parameters

I'm trying to access AIRS WMS from ArcMap with additional time parameter (&TIME=2012-07-01) to see this summer's CO concentration. But the server returns a response with standard parameters (last ...
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What is generally faster in OpenLayers: WMS or GeoJSON?

I work both with WMS (connection with postgres) and GeoJSON in OpenLayers. I have the impression that a WMS is faster when more feature need to be loaded. And I have the impression that GeoJSON is ...
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Which WMS is easiest to work with when using QGIS?

I'm using QGIS to style shp files. Currently I'm running GeoServer but not all the QGIS styles are imported to GeoServer (although its really easy to maintain it because of the layer preview and the ...
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What's the easiest way (style wise) to publish my MapInfo map as WMS?

I've downloaded data for my country from OSM and let a GIS expert to style it for me in MapInfo pro. (I have TAB files and .wor - workspace). When I tried converting them to SHP (for QGIS) I've ...
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Warning: QNetworkDiskCache::prepare() unable to open temporary file

When I run qgis 1.8.0 on Linux and load a WMS layer from a remote server I get messages (in terminal) saying Warning: QNetworkDiskCache::prepare() unable to open temporary file Downloading tiles ...
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How to make labels appear in Geoserver? (WMS) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile? I have an Annotation Shapefile. I added it into GeoServer as point Shapefile and set its label with the help of the style ...
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How do I project my WMS tilelayer in leaflet if I want it to display as an overlay on my basemap if they have different EPSG?

So my basemap is a world Mercator projection and in wfs format and I'm trying to put a WMS overlay in a different projection over it? Leaflet's API didn't give me much info on changing the epsg so is ...
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When I try to do a WMS request to geoserver using the leaflet API I am getting a format related error

This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below. <ows:ExceptionReport xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" ...
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What is the easiest way to let a user upload overlayers to openlayers (Geoserver/Mapserver)?

I need to let a user upload vector layers he created with QGIS or MapInfo professional to my website (using OpenLayers as client and either Geoserver or Mapserver as WMS). What will be the easiest ...
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Need advise on map site design (When to wms/kml)

I'm building a web system from scratch (based on openlayers). All layers in map will be my own (raster and vectors). I want to show polygons/points on map and when user click on them he gets info or ...
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How to use SLD Select control?

I have a WMS layer and i want to get fid of polygon in it by click it. How can i do it? I know that i can create WFS layer from this WMS and get feature attributes from layer or store. But its ...
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Disappearing Point Features in Geoserver using WMS

I have a shapefile with roughly 6,500 points worldwide in it that I am trying to serve with Geoserver 2.2.1 using WMS. All has been apparently fine with it until I implemented a filtering feature on ...
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Is a new map object required in order to create a wms overlay on top of a current map object with wfs layers using the leaflet api

I am trying to add a wms tile layer overlay over a wfs tile layer which I added to a map object. When I tried to simply add a layer on top of my current setView for my map object it overwrote the ...
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Does leaflet support wms tile layers in applications/openlayers formats?

I am trying to create a tilelayer.wms overlay on top of a wfs base map and I wasn't sure whether leaflet allows the applications/openlayers type of format which I served up from geoserver or only ...
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What kind of different results or what is the difference between two URL based WMS requests [closed]

I am trying to retrieve some WMS layers from geoserver so that I can display them in leaflet and I need to populate a URL field and I noticed that many of the layers that I opened up in openlayers had ...
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How do I format tilelayer.wms url properties such that I add an overlay iteratively to my base map in leaflet

My base map was created using hard-coded template variables. I am using the leaflet tilelayer.wms constructor and including the url like so: url: ...
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Is there a free tool for configuring WMS configuration xml?

Instead of writing WMS xml file from scratch with notepad , is there a tool that is easy to create/configure such a file (or convert a GIS workspace - MapInfo / QGIS into WMS file) ?
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Determing, whether WMS service supports CQL filtering

Is it possible to query, whether WMS service supports CQL filtering (like Geoserver does) or not? I didn't find any hints from GetCapabilities query result.
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How do I edit info feature attributes in GeoServer with OpenLayers

Can you help me? I have a very difficult problem when doing project... I have used OpenLayers and GeoServer. When I click in the map to get feature info, I receive the info for the feature and ...
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Is there easy way to get layers names from WMS server?

I've been looking for information on how to get layers names from certain WMS servers, but I didn't find any. E.g. I have this server: http://sdi.geoportal.gov.pl/wms_prg/wmservice.aspx and I want to ...
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Geoserver WMS-T backend problems

I've been trying to set up a few timed WMS layers in GeoServer. They're simple enough, of the form ID(PRIMARY KEY) REGION DATE VALUE so for every region and date you have some value, e.g. the ...
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OpenLayers: adding a loading indicator for WMS requests

I'm new to Openlayers and GIS in general. I have a WMS request followed by the addLayer method, and surrounded by the addition and deletion of a 'loading' class to an HTML element: ...
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Setup a map server that runs from USB to whatever computer it is connected?

I would like to have a USB that I can bring with me to any computer. That USB should hold a map server, so that the client computer wont need internet and avoid using OSM or Google maps or any other ...
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How to overlay a Shapefile on a WMS layer using Geotools?

I am trying to overlay a shp file on wms layer using the example http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/tutorial/raster/image.html. Each time I want to read the format of the file to get a reader ...
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WMS projection doesn't match basemap

I have a flex viewer 3.0 map in wgs 84 (4326) (ESRI basemap) with a wms which is 4326 as well. for some reason the wms doesn't overlay correctly. it is way off. appears on the maps but it is flattened ...