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

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Are there any freely available WMS tile servers?

I am looking for an open public endpoint to retrieve WMS map tiles from, for use with leaflet maps For clarity, I am not looking to set up a tile server or for tile server software. It looks like ...
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Does the a wms layer in openlayers have “maxfeatures” option?

Does the a wms layer in openlayers have "maxfeatures" option? I'm asking this because my wms layer contains allot of points ( > 100.000). When zoomed in I don't want the rest of the features (not ...
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How to create a WMS Service to display a geo-reference image

I currently have little experience in the opensource area and I'm guessing this is where I need to go if I want to create a WMS Service without needing ArcGIS Server. Basically my goal is to take a ...
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Comparison of WMS and WFS services

I am writing my thesis about WMS and WFS services. I would like to compare these two services. Can you suggest factors on which I can do this comparison? (In my mind I have: functionality, fastest ...
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How to get WMS layer title instead of layer name from Geoserver?

I specified the raster file with "name" and "title" in Geoserver. For example, I have these in Geoserver: name, Title AT:usa, "This is a map of USA" Can I return the title ("This is a map of ...
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List of Map Service Software

I am curious as to what GIS server software is out there. I have used a few different ones and am building a list of them. If you know of any others please mention it below because I would like to ...
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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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Distributed WMS (and TMS, optionally) server architecture, GPU rendering

What if we could use the power of dozens of servers to process a lot of incoming WMS requests? And more, using the power of GPU's to do the job of styling the maps for scalability and speed! The ...
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Using Natural Earth Dataset As WMS

This Question is about Natural Earth Project. I tried to do some research about creating my own WMS and came across this project. The web page says : Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset ...
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Looking for (free) WMS of surface waters of Europe

Do you know any WMS with hydrographic map of Europe? Especially I am looking for map with surface waters of Europe
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WMS Meteorological Data sources?

I was looking in Google Earth and saw lots of feeds/KMZ for historical and current Hurricanes. I am after some Meteorological WMS feeds into data that is related to past and present hurricanes and ...
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How to load National Elevation Data into a WMS server?

We have an application that can pull WMS data from the National Elevation Data set (NED) and use it to perform a number of run-time calculations. We have been pulling it from NASA JPL WMS servers ...
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WMS GetFeatureInfo and Google maps api V3

Is there a way to request GetFeatureInfo from a WMS service with the Google maps api v3?
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WMS Request Returns nothing with Geoserver

I'm having trouble with a select feature example in Geoserver and open layers. For some reason the request returns nothing. Here's the stripped down version that produces this: I have a small wms ...
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arcGIS ADF - map disappear when I add graphic layers

I'm trying to add a graphic layer in a web ADF application with arcGIS for asp.net, but every time I add a graphic layer to the MapResourceManager, the map disappears! To better understand this: ...
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Good introduction to INSPIRE?

Can anyone point me to a good introduction to the INSPIRE directive? I know it's basically WMS 1.3 with added bells and whistles but now I'm back in Europe I should probably find out what they are.
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Is it possible to do server-side (WMS) rendering / caching of vector data

I have to develop a webapp that will have to display a large number of polygons on a webpage, with complex filtering options. The source data never changes (I will simply reload a new version of the ...
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Can WMS be used to get a local copy of raster data?

I have tried reading up on WMS on wiki and other sources but haven't managed to get my head around a couple of points. 1) Using WMS is it possible to get a local copy of the raster data (say a tiff ...
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WMS weather data for Europe

I am looking for a source of weather data for Europe. I use http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/goes/conus_vis.cgi? and http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/nexrad/n0r.cgi? for the ...
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BBOX and Projections of WMS services in Geoserver

we have tried to overlay a raster layer on Google map and have some difficulties to align the raster images onto the base map. When it is on the overview (Zoom level 1), it looks like this: On a ...
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Configuring ArcMap applications to display data from postgis/geoserver

I'm afraid im quite new to geoserver and i have been set the task of configuring ArcMap applications to display data from postgis/geoserver. I realize that I will need to set up a WMS service in ...
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WMS + Google Earth + tilted view = alignment failure?

I'm working on a custom web-based application that generates spatial data and that includes a web-based map viewer. We have a custom servlet that handles WMS requests (not a complete WMS ...
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Geowebcache does not displaying map tiles in EPSG:900913 from a remote WMS server

I connect Geowebcache to a remote WMS service through their Getcapability request by adding the url in geowebcache-servlet.xml document. Geowebcache demo page displays the list of wms layers from ...
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In ArcGIS 10 WMS service, how can I apply a filter to features drawn?

All, I have an ArcGIS 10 Server with various map services running both the REST API and WMS servers. In the REST API I can call the layerDefs argument to filter features used by one of their ...
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Can you use GetLegendGraphic for a ArcGIS Server 9.3 WMS?

The following request should return a legend graphic for a particular layer: ...
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How to load WMT_MS_Capabilities using Javascript

I would like to load and parse an WMT_MS_Capabilities using Javascript. I have unsuccessfully tried severaly ways. I am trying with this file but I always get this error: uncaught exception: ...
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Geometry Operands - BBOX vs Within - What's the difference?

What is the difference between the "BBOX" and "Within" spatial operators. Can anyone please shed some light?
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Cannot populate a Ext GridPanel through GeoExt WMSCapabilitiesStore

I've been working through a few tutorial/starter map samples on the OpenGeo and GeoExt websites and have come upon a problem I cannot solve. I'm trying to load a list of layers from my GeoServer into ...
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Configuring WMS from a MSSQL data source with MapGuide Open Source

I've having trouble configuring WMS out of MapGuide Open Source. Here's what I've done so far: Installed MapGuide Downloaded MapGuide Maestro Created a "feature" in Maestro that connects to ...
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What are my options for creating a tile cache via a WMS server which requires http authentication?

I'd like to create a tile cache and offer the tiles via TMS/WMS. The source is a WMS server that is protected by basic http authentication, but no SSL. I'll also need to reproject the tiles. This is ...
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Setting CQL_FILTER on WMS in ArcGIS?

Is it at all possible to use a CQL_FILTER on a WMS service in ArcGIS? Ideally we'd be able to programatically change the CQL_FILTER parameter in the WMS URL.
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How can I secure an WMS against unauthorized access?

In a project the customer wants the images of the WMS to be secured against unauthorized access. What are the common solutions to realize that? Are they compatible with the OGC-standards?
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Hiding layers in mapfile (Mapserver) from WMS requests

We have a Mapserver mapfile used in a web app with a lot of layers. We want to publish only some of them with WMS, keeping the others hidden to any WMS request. It has to be the same mapfile and we ...
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GeoServer GetLegendGraphic request ServiceException

I have a layer in GeoServer which is stored in a PostGIS database. The geometrytype of the layer is GEOMETRY and now the table only contains LINESTRING. But I what to add points and polygons to the ...
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Maximum number of Tiled Layers in Open Layers

I'm developing an OpenLayers site where the client wants a dozen layers that can be individually turned on and off, which is a bit of a bummer in terms of performance. The data is PostGIS and static ...
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WMS Image Services Do Not Display

We recently upgraded to Image Server 10.0.1 and in the process our WMS Image Services quit displaying. The connection to them works in ArcCatalog, but it never displays. If I preview the service it ...
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Generating “theme gradient” legend graphics from MapGuide Open Source

In MapGuide Open Source, I've defined 10 layers, along with a theme for each. As I understand it, a theme represents how different data values are represented. For each theme, I picked two colors and ...
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WMS with Access Control (ACL) for different users? Or solution for thousands of points on web map?

I have a set of Sites in the thousands. Not all users see same the same Sites on the map - thus ACL. Data is stored in a non-GIS database (mssql, ora, etc) and right now is retrieved with a standard ...
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AutoCAD and WMS/WFS

I am setting up a mapping server and I wondered if there is anyway to get AutoCAD to access WMS/WFS layers. I am aware of the fact that AutoCAD Map can do this, but we just have AutoCAD and AutoCAD ...
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Medium resolution imagery for the US?

For my web map application http://ian01.geog.psu.edu/geoserver/www/pa/pa3.html I have three levels of background imagery as the user zooms in. At small scales I'm using NASA Blue Marble and a large ...
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Is a WMS map always a constant scale?

If I get a map back from a WMS server is the scale always constant over them map regardless of the reference system? So if I have a map which is 100 pixels wide, will the point at 50 pixels always ...
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Is there a web page where I can test a WMS URL?

I am using JMP 9, which supports WMS maps (as a client), but it doesn't seem to be working now. Is there a web based, or small install GIS client on which I can test a WMS URL? [To clarify, I was ...
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Using shp2img and Remote Objects instead of WMS

I am a Flex developer that works with ESRI's REST Flex API most of the time, but have been exploring other options in the Flex world of web mapping. I have been using WebOrb's implementation of ...
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How to filter big datasets in Geoserver WMS?

Is there a good way to filter datasets with approx 50,000 features in Geoserver? I'd have to select between 100 and 200 features based on ids. These ids are different from the FeatureIds. Couldn't ...
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Mapserver / Default to a GetCapabilities version if not set

We have some users with a legacy client that does not use the "version" parameter in the GetCapabilities request. However they cannot handle WMS 1.3.0 (and the CRS parameter) yet, which our ...