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

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Which Image format is recommended/ best for geoserver raster wms services?

I have very high resolution image of vast area(true color RGB bands). I am planning to to reduce the image size by reducing it to 16 bits (or less). which image format is best for performance point of ...
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QGIS Server on Windows7 Step-by-step / Test wms by adding in QGIS?

I am trying to Test a WMS by adding in QGIS as per http://anitagraser.com/2012/04/06/qgis-server-on-windows7-step-by-step/ If I follow the steps, QGIS cannot find the server. When I take a look at ...
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Custom Styling OpenStreetMap without needing to host it yourself

I know it's possible to edit the way in which OpenStreetMap display, with CSS-like (like MapCSS) stylesheets. Is possible to do this without having to host your own tile server?
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Load WMS with PyQGIS

I have installed QGIS server on Ubuntu 14.04 which serves WMS. Connection uses https and basic auth. URL is https://my.awesome.url:8090/cgi-bin/project1/qgis_mapserv.fcgi I can connect with QGIS and ...
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Can you limit WMS support on Geoserver or set the default?

We are updating our Geoserver version and I've found that WMS 1.3.0 is now supported and it's set as the default from Geoserver. We've only been using 1.1.1 and don't find any reason to offer support ...
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Data source for 3D buildings (germany) [duplicate]

I'm searching for a data base or webservice, that provides buildings at a level of detail (LOD) of cuboid (length,width,height) or roof, corners, etc or better. The area should cover germany. I'...
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Harvesting a WMS with GeoNetwork

I want to harvest from a WMS service like https://nsdiindia.gov.in/nsdi-portal/index.jsp in my geonetwork node and for which I am providing the details as given in the documentation but I am getting ...
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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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Georeferencing Raster automatically fails

While trying to auto register a raster image in georeferencing - using a wms raster layer as reference - I get the simple error message "Failed to auto register". Thereby the Link Table remains empty. ...
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Removing WMS layers from mxds using ArcPy?

I'm trying to remove WMS layers from an mxd using arcpy. I can successfully remove "MapServer" type services using the below code, but not WMS? Here is an example mxd (zipped) with two different WMS ...
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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 getfeatureinfo results in a column than a row from geoserver postgis openlayers

Below is a snippet of a code I modified from openlayers. Basically, I click on a wms map and data from postgis is queried by geoserver and served on a single row table. There are 11 variables in the ...
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WMS for Active Fire Data from NASA site - Can't connect

I am trying to connect to the WMS service of the Active Fire Data that NASA provides. This is the site: https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/web-services/#firms-wms where I get the links from. My ...
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How to (programmatically) determine if a WMS endpoint belongs to a GeoServer?

Given a WMS endpoint URL (and the ability to make calls to it), what is a reliable way to work out whether it is a GeoServer, ArcGIS Server, or something else? The reason we want to know is due to ...
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How to add WMS legend in leaflet from Geoserver?

Can anyone explain me how I can include a legend within the layer control for any individual WMS layers in leaflet? The wms service works fine. I just want assign the symbol label to each layer of ...
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WMTS custom <Dimension> values

I am developing a WMTS service. I have already made a working WMS service. However, the specification regarding WMTS <Dimension> values for the GetCapabilities request is very limited. In WMS, ...
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Cesium: send sesion ID/cookie in WMS request

I am trying to add a layer from geoserver to my Cesium globe. I do a post request to get a cookie so that I can authenticate the request and access the content in my geoserver. But am having trouble ...
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Display Leaflet WMS Layers from same source on different panes

I am using the Leaflet WMS plugin to add in layers to my map via a WMS. I have the following code below that adds all of the layers using the same source but as separate layers. However, I want to ...
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WMS not viewing in QGIS

I am trying to import WMS from geoserver link to QGIS 2.8.4 & the latest 2.12.1: http://geoportal.asig.gov.al/Services/host/host.ashx?url=http://localhost:8080/geoserver/asig/wms& QGIS get ...
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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 ...
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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: http://localhost:8080/geoserver/container/wms/reflect?REQUEST=GetMap&...
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Applying filter to features drawn from ArcGIS Server WMS service,?

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 properties (e....
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Geoserver POST filter to WMS layer

I have a filter that is currently used in URL, but it became more complicated and exceeds allowed URL length. Is there a way to make a POST request with filter definition in a request body? I tried ...
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Looking for WMS/TMS Serbian Topo map

Good morning, everybody! I'm looking for a WMS or TMS of the Serbian cartographic map for an archaeological project. I found this interesting project connected to OSM, where there is the indication of ...
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Javascript Manipulating Display Of WMSLayer

Is there a way to change the map display color for a esri WMSLayer? The only interactive method that is similar to what I am trying to do is setOpacity() var wmsLayer = new WMSLayer(wms, { ...
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How to add a GeoServer WMS using OpenLayers-3?

could you help , why I can't add WMS in ol3? Tiger is a default layer in geoserver . below my code. Open Street Map </head> <div id="map" class="map"></div> &...
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Is it possible to pass a JavaScript object to “Layers:”?

I am trying to use the GetFeatureInfo functionality of Openlayers v3. I am taking the layer name dynamically from the layerswitcher and trying to pass it into WMS like: var temp=JSON.stringify(...
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GeoWebCache, GeoServer and Apache Architecture

I'm configuring a new distributed GeoServer environment and I have some doubts about GWC Standalone, GeoServer & Apache architecture. I have the following architecture set in a single developing ...
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Requesting a shapefile from geoserver and displaying it on a website that runs openlayers

So I've taken over a project from two other programmers as a part of my internship and I'm having a little trouble pinpointing why a part of it isn't working properly. The website itself is a very ...
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ArcGIS Desktop from GetCapabilities to GetMap

When making a GetCapabilities request from ArcGis Desktop, how does it get the information needed for making the GetMap request and how is the GetMap request handled by their "sample server"? For ...
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Specify default width and height used by Geoserver's layer preview page

Currently whenever I try to preview any WMS layer under Geoserver's layer preview page &width=768&height=339 automatically gets set in the request. I'd like to change these values. Is there ...
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Geoserver WMS error with large Bounding box crossing the international dateline.

<ServiceExceptionReport version="1.1.1"> <ServiceException code="internalError"> Rendering process failed Angle 13,168,124,524.119 is too high. </ServiceException> </...
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Methods for WMS Layer Data Display in Google Maps

I'm new to GIS. I have started with the Google Maps JS API V3, although I want to connect it to a WMS layer hosted via Geoserver. It seems that the only way to do this with google is to write my own ...
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How to determine the accuracy of getFeatureInfo on a WMS layer?

I have added a WMS layer to the ArcGIS Server JSAPI and am attempting to query it using getFeatureInfo when the user clicks on the map. This is mostly working, except that the accuracy of 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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Finding URL of GeoServer layer?

I'm a basic/novice user 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 ...
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Is there a method to prevent a getfeatureinfo event listener to listen on certain conditions?

I am working in OpenLayers 2, setting up a WMSFeatureinfo Object that has both 'beforegetfeatureinfo' and 'getfeatureinfo' event listeners. In the response I want to strip out all the WKT for the ...
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Problem loading specific WMS with leaflet

I try to add this WMS in a Leaflet map by using the L.tileLayer.wms. https://glfc72.cfsnet.nfis.org/mapserver/cgi-bin/mapserver.cgi?map=/data/htdocs/glfc.cfsnet.nfis.org/mapserver/fire/public_html/...
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In a Geoserver Layer how do you make the color ramp smaller?

Is there a way to resize a color ramp decoration in a geoserver layer? As you can see in the WMS jpg request below the ramp overlaps my map. I know how to anchor and move the color ramp, but ...
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Display time param as decoration in WMS request

Is there a way to add dynamic text decoration via a geoserver layout.xml that reflects the &time param of a geoserver WMS request? I know from here how to display frame parameters as decorations ...
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How to pre-render map tiles

I'm looking for a mechanism/mechanisms where by I can pre-render my own map tiles and then server them up to the client through OGC WMTS service. There are numerous ways I have searched on the web ...
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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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Adding a WMS to XMap 8

I'm having trouble adding a WMS to XMap 8, and I'm curious if it can be done at all. I've been using Global Mapper for geologic research for quite a while, which has the ability to download data ...
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What does it mean to access a WMS using a proxy?

I am trying to access a WMS service and bring it in through ArcMap, and was given instructions on how to access it using a proxy. Using the proxy script I'm able to download a layer directly to my ...
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Adding geoserver vector wms layers in openlayers 3

I have been trying to add my wms vector layers in openlayers 3 but it isn't working, i guess there is a problem with my script. Below is my javascript code: <script> var osmLayer = new ol....
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Mapserver - Image Dimensions Don't Match WMS Parameters

Here is the .map file I am using for a simple map with one layer showing the blue marble world: MAP NAME "world" CONFIG "MS_ERRORFILE" "/home/balajeerc/Projects/gis_project_Build_Dir/...
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Avoiding Legends too large to display in ArcGIS message from ArcGIS for Server WMS service?

I have created a WMS on ArcGIS for Server 10.2 with a polygon layer which contains a unique value renderer with 4 categories. The resulting legend item can be called via service call, which responds ...
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Can I consider QGIS OpenLayer basemaps as WMSs?

I am writing a manuscript about QGIS, and I categorized the data types into 3 classes according to popularity (raster, vector, web-data). Then I separated web-data to WMS and WFS. Under the heading ...
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Openlayers redraw layers: consecutive redraw calls not working

SETUP OpenLayers / GeoServer + PostGIS REQUIREMENT I have a map with multiple WMS layers and of these I need to refresh a few after inserting a polygon in one of the layers. PROBLEM Given below ...
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Openlayers stylemap label not working wfs

I have created a style map like following: var scadaPointStyle = new OpenLayers.StyleMap({ "default": new OpenLayers.Style("null", { "rules": [ new OpenLayers....