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

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WMS,WFS Services in Mapserver

I am new at Mapserver. I was trying to get WMS and WFS services started but could not get any simple article to start the services from scratch and display service data into openlayers. Please ...
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Are there WMS servers providing maps of UTM zones, actually in the zone projection?

There are lots of EPSG:4326 (lat lon) services out there but if one has to use an UTM projected map as base layer to display utm scenes, are there any WMS endpoints publicly available for that?
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Advantage of using WMS over WFS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comparison of WMS and WFS services I am trying to overlay WFS over WMS and still not successful. So wanted to know when and why would someone use WFS? I need to extract ...
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Any known WMS/WFS providers?

I searched on Google, found few things, aren't there many of them?
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Click Handler not working on OpenLayers Map in Ubuntu

This is really strange as the problem seems to be persisting on the Ubuntu OS itself. I have created a WMS and it works fine on Mac and Windows, but not on Ubuntu. I have a simple WMS which is ...
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Reprojecting sources with MapProxy yields distortion

I have configured MapProxy to aggregate imagery from a number of Internet sources so that I can dynamically overlay them by adjusting the layers=<x> query that I pass to MapProxy's WMS service. ...
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Partially cached maps

Have anyone tried to set up a tilecache for a certain area of a map, leaving the areas outside of the tiles boundingbox to pure wms calls? Background is I have a map where about 10% of it is accessed ...
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Geoserver proxying custom tiles through a WMS

I have a set of tiles that I was given via disk (So no way to recreate them, they are already generated/cached). There is a clear pattern/style to the naming of the tiles (zoomLevel-x-y.gif). The ...
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Why does Geoserver WMS not work in OpenLayers?

I am relay new to webGIS and these days i trying to develop webmap using FOSS software. This is my codes of open layers and it is not working. Geoserver URL ...
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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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WMS request fails

I am trying to setup a WMS server using map server. As per the documentation http://mapserver.org/ogc/wms_server.html, I have added the metadata required for WMS and trying to hit the following URL: ...
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Whats better for selecting? WMS or WFS

I need to select from a layer(s) and I am wondering what way I should serve the layer. The requirements are that I need to be able to select multiple features at a time by drawing a box or polygon. ...
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openlayers map inside a dojo dialog

My application is currently displaying some search results in a dojo grid inside a dialog. I've been asked to embed a map inside the dialog but am struggling to do so. Has anyone done this? I've got ...
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Preventing an Openlayers WMS layer from updating on zoom-change

I'm using openlayers to overlay a raster. When I zoom out, the overlaid layer expands to cover a larger area than was originally requested. I want the tile to be fixed to a particular boundary, and ...
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Do any of the USGS WMS services work with GeoServer 2.1.x as a store?

This page displays a number of WMS services: http://seamless.usgs.gov/service_access_list.php?serviceid=Dataset_7&dataset=HRO In a local copy of GeoServer, I can successfully create a WMS store ...
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Beginner HELP please : How to add a WMS layer from GeoServer with OpenLayers?

After doing some basic OpenLayers examples where I used WMS layers from WMS providers like this: http://maps.opengeo.org/geowebcache/service/wms, I wanted then to add a WMS layer from my GeoServer. I ...
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How to get a legend for a WMS layer and search in it?

How to bring legend and search for WMS layer in QGis? I can see the WMS layer in Qgis but can't make any legend for identifying feature types and searching in WMS layer?
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How does a spatial database display maps through WMS?

If a spatial database is configured to display maps through WMS, is it always configured to display through TMS and WMTS also? Or is this something that must be configured on the server side ...
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Standalone offline web map tile server

I am working on a web-map system which I am embedding in a form in an Access database. I will be distributing this database to clients so need it to be as self-contained as possible (i.e. no ...
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Can I add WMS layers to a MapGuide 6.5 map?

A bit of a long shot, but I recall a few years ago seeing a WMS 'connector' for MapGuide 6.5 that allowed you to add WMS layers to a MapGuide 6.5 map. I can't seem to find it anywhere now, and am ...
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Script for creating a tile-pyramid from a wms service

Given a WMS service, is there a ready-made script that, for a given extent, creates a tile-pyramid that is compliant with: http://leaflet.cloudmade.com/reference.html#tilelayer That is urls on the ...
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Geoserver tiles mismatch

I tried to get WMS tiles from geoserver like /geoserver/gwc/service/tms/1.0.0/layername@EPSG%3A4326@png/15/19142/9530.png or with another projection ...
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WMS tile cache that works with time dimension

Is there a good WMS tile cache that understands the WMS time dimension? And what configuration is necessary? Open source preferred. I am serving some WMS layers with the time dimension, so the map ...
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Allowing cross-domain access of third-party WMS server from OpenLayers

I have a web site with an OpenLayers client. I also have a GeoServer running on the same domain. My OpenLayers uses services like WMS, GML, etc. from this GeoServer installation and everything runs ...
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Disable layer checkbox if no geometry on that zoomlevel (source=wms)?

I have a map application using GXP which displays different data coming from different WMS sources. Some geometry is only available on certain zoomlevels (available via MaxScaleDenominator on the ...
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Third party WMS getcapability URL

i need some third party WMS Getcapabilities URLs. From where i can get those URLs. I want to test those URLs in my Geoserver.
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Using CQL_FILTER BBOX on WMS layer causes ORA exception window SRID does not match layer SRID

I'm trying to limit WMS layer to a specific BBOX. mainLayer.mergeNewParams({ 'CQL_FILTER' : "BBOX(geom, 6541844, 5577147, 6584851, 5620154)" }); Which gives following exception in geoserver's ...
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Re-projection in Geoserver

I have published a layer on Geoserver by cascading a remote WMS. i have successfully got all the layers from remote wms and publish one of those layers. But I want to re-project the layer from its ...
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GeoServer 101 : how to find the URL of a layer?

I'm a total n00b with GeoServer. I've installed it and have loaded a sample shapefile, which I can view using the Layer Preview option. Now I want to add this shapefile (as a WMS layer) to a simple ...
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Use OpenLayers WMSGetFeatureInfo on Mapserver Layer?

I'm able to use OpenLayers' OpenLayers.Layer.Mapserver declaration to generate a raster from GRIB data. I've read in the MapServer docs and on forums that it should be possible to get point ...
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Generate a random 100x100 m bounding box in any projection in pure Python?

I'm given: Extend of WMS Layer SRS Now I want to, in standard 2.6 Python (no OGR or C lib dependencies), to generate a 100x100m random bounding box within that extent (assuming it is more than ...
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How to view or export WMS data in tabular format?

Is there any way to export or view data from a WMS in tabular format? The info tool brings up a table showing the attributes for the selected feature, but I want to view attributes for all features.
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Intermittent 'Could Not Find Layer' and 'Bad Request' Errors on GeoServer

Morning StackExchangers, We are having some intermittent faults with GeoServer at the moment. We have a mapping application - http://explorer.geowessex.com - that makes WMS requests to our Geoserver ...
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Are there any repositories to find custom map tiles for an OpenLayers implementation?

I can't seem to find an WMS that looks the way I want. I've also checked all of the regular OSM places too and haven't quite found anything. Can anyone recommend any places to find custom map tiles ...
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Read negative elevation data from NASA png tiles

I query NASA JPL service using query string. Response is a unsigned 16 bit per pixel png image and the values are elevation values in meters. Same is described in the capabilty xml of the layer as can ...
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How to read elevation data from WMS response?

I am trying to get elevation data from the tile received from USGS server. I query the data using Image Format image/Png. When I read the data I get color values. I need to know how to read the ...
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GeoExt Legend Modification To Include Feature Count

GeoExt has Legend capability but is is quite basic which shows only feature types like in example http://api.geoext.org/1.0/examples/legendpanel.html. How could it be modified display legend with ...
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What are the areas, relating to database or server, that should be viewed while making map based webapplication?

This question is relating to GIS web application that are based on relational database. I have database that is not indexed with spatial column and I use geoserver to display these data as layers. But ...
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openlayers - wms - map not loading - what Bounds/Extent/Scale to use?

I simply want a map on a webpage where I can zoomin and zoomout and navigate around. I'm working on this for 4 days now, and can't get it to work: I want to display the map using a WMS-service here ...
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How can I apply a raster style to multiple layers using MapServer?

I'm using Mapserver to display a raster in browser using a WMS request from OpenLayers. At the moment I have just one raster, and used the following method of styling it: MAP ########### ...
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How to programatically generate my own wms file?

I'm new to OpenLayers and as far as I understood layers are retrieved from an wms file. I know this is not precisely a development forum but I was just wondering if there is a way to fool this ...
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Valid ranges for bounding box in WMS 1.1.1

I'm connecting to a WMS server and found that the longitudes LatLonBoundingBox specified for some of the values are slightly outside of the +/-180 range (such as 180.05). Are these values considered ...
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Shapefiles on WMS Server

I've been reading about using WMS servers to server shapefiles. When a server does support shapefiles over WMS, what format does the client download the shapes in? Will it typically be an image format ...
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reproject wms in geoserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Re-projection in Geoserver I've got a WMS service that publishes in WGS84 (EPSG:4326). I have several AutoDesk users that need to use the imagery in NAD83 (EPSG:2227). I ...
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MapServer rendering at the lowest zoom levels

I am developing a web mapping application based on OpenLayers and using a WMS layer from MapServer (the source data for this layer is stored in PostGIS database) and I am facing the following problem: ...
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How to compute the bounding box of multiple layers in lat/long?

I am writing an application to performance test all kinds of map services, primarily AGS 9.x, AGS 10, and WMS 1.x. Part of the application involves generating random bounding boxes for individual ...
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Calculating the time taken to complete the overlay display in map?

Currently, I am able to calculate the server response time by logging the difference of current date to initialize the map with the time when layers is added. But this gives me server response time. ...
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Looking for open source component to create PDF from WMS in a web application

I want to create a PDF from WMS in a web map application. Please can anyone recommend a robust component? I'd like free open-source under an relatively business-friendly licence (no GPL, BSD/MIT ...
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OWSLib vs shp2img output of MapServer Layer

I'm working on a map layout engine using Python and ReportLab and have come across a problem and was wondering if anyone can give me some insight. Scenerio: I'm trying to generate an image using ...