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

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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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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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How to avoid Pink tiles when DB view/Table is empty?

I have views that are spatial in a sense that they select some spatial column from other table. This table is published using geoserver. This table is live and sometime has no data at all. When the ...
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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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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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Setting up MapServer WMS and use it with OpenLayers

I have set up MapServer WMS on the localhost by the following map file: MAP NAME "Prvi_WMS" SIZE 600 300 # 600 by 300 pixel image output PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END ...
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Openlayers and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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Specifying ArcGIS Server WMS GetFeatureInfo tolerance?

is there a way to specify pixel tolerance when requesting feature info via GetFeatureInfo WMS request for an ArcGIS Server WMS-published map service? I have not been able to find any such information ...
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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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List of available online WMS services (Weather, Land Data, Place Names…)

I'm Looking for WMS services freely available to the public to overlay on my application, specifically weather and AIS information. Perhaps this is a good place to list some available online WMS ...
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How to get Leaflet interactivity from Geoserver WMS?

I have geoserver serving shapefiles as a WMS into Leaflet. I'd like to add interativity that shows a popup with WMS attributes in the Leaflet map when the user hovers over or clicks on a WMS feature. ...
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Can i do Custom Styling on Geoserver

i want to use Geoserver WMS server for custom styling. lets say i have an area as polygon in a shape file. But i dont have this area's temperature as an attribute. From a web service i gather ...
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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 convert WMS to SHP?

I'm looking for tool that will be convert WMS to vector layer. Are they ready tool?(for example in python)
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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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Setup own Openlayers Proxyhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues I have seen some example related to WMS Get Feature Info like : ...
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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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How to style a WMS layer?

I also posted this question on stackoverflow. I successfully overlayed a WMS layer in google maps v3, however, as the information on tiles is black on transparent, it is not well seen on dark ...
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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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Standard tile origin coordinates for EPSG:3857

Is there a standard tile origin for caching tiles in EPSG:3857? For example OpenLayers as default uses this tile origin for a WMS in mercator projection: lon: -20037508.34, lat: -20037508.34
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Use GetFeatureInfo with OpenLayers and a Bounding Polygon

I want to be able to draw a bounding polygon and have my MapServer WMS layer return every feature within that bounding box. I have it working for a single point, but I would like for the query to ...
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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. A reproducible sample is available here. This is mostly ...
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not able to view imported .tif file in geoserver

I am using geoserver. I have imported a .tif file using postgis, which has been saved in vector type layer in geoserver. Now, whenever, I preview it, the layer gets automatically downloaded as wms ...
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How to store an image in PostgreSQL and display it in an openlayers popup?

This is question regarding storing of image in PostgreSQL and display in openlayers popup through geoserver(using wms service). PostgreSQL is installed in my virtual machine. I tried to store image ...
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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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Is there an exhaustive, searchable catalog of all GIS web services (e.g. OGC WMS/WFS, REST, SOAP)?

Many of us have struggled to get a list of GIS services that are available on the internet. Specifically map services that expose OGC based interfaces like WMS, WFS or Web Service interfaces like ...
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Is there a Python Lib for requesting WMS/WFS and saving as image/PDF?

i am wondering whether there's Python open-source GIS lib which has APIs to support call WMS/WFS from another GIS server (e.g., GeoServer) and then save the response data(WMS Basemap and WFS layer) as ...
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How to select fields returned by GeoServer WMS GetFeatureInfo request?

I'm running simple local mapping service based on PostGIS/GeoServer/OpenLayers stack. Following opengeo tutorial I've tied click events in OpenLayers to WMS GetFeatureInfo call using: ...
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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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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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What is the best practice to show GPS movements on map (Openlayers or Leaflet) using DB and Geoserver?

I have GPS unit which update the DB with Points every 10 seconds. I want to show the position in real time (as much as I can) on map using OL or Leaflet. What I did is serving the Point as Layer in ...
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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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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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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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How to add wms layer in OpenLayers from a geoserver?

How to overlay a wms layer from geoserver (localhost)in Open layers? What is the basic syntax of Geoserver WMS Layer? Details are as follow ! workspace name: india layer name:hospitals. <script ...
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What is the correct way to convert a USGS Orthoimage from WorldImage format to tiled GeoTiff for GeoServer?

USGS provides different resolution orthoimage quadrangles in the WorldImage format (*.tif with an accompanying *.tfw world file). Some of these quadrangles can be used by GeoServer (2.1.0 - 2.1.2) by ...
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Should I use WFS, WMS or SOS considering performance and security?

My task is to develop a web application which will visualize the temporal data on map and produce a kind of data flow (or animation) from the images/data which have been received from server. For ...
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What tile/tiling strategy should I use with GeoNode/GeoServer?

I've got a wicked GeoNode instance running, loaded with some basic vector data. I want to be able to serve our local-County aerial imagery as a basemap within GeoNode. I am thoroughly overwhelmed with ...
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Save Visible WMS layer to file

Is there tool to save currently visible WMS layer to file in QGIS, or some place in QGIS where you can get needed xml to fetch it using gdal ?
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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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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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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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GeoServer and OpenLayers in production - Securing WMS calls?

I've a mapping site where users have to login in with username and password. Once logged in the user gets a map of their data using WMS and WFS to display and edit data. This data is served using ...
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how to limit zoom level in OpenLayers

I would like to have only 3 levels of zoom available (from level 6 to level 8). demolayer2 = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "abc...","http://localhost:8080/geoserver/gwc/service/wms", {layers: 'def...', ...
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Is it possible to setup fiddler to capture requests from QGIS

I want to know if it is possible setup fiddler to capture WMS/WFS requests from QGIS and how to do it. Fiddler is capturing the requests from MapInfo and I don't remember making any setup in fiddler ...
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Overlaying WMS from Mapserver in OpenLayers with epsg:900913 from Google/Bing/OpenStreetMap

ADDED: Another curious effect is that no matter to what scale I zoom on the baselayer google/bing map, the WMS overlay is always the same-sized shot of MN. That is, as the baselayer map is scaled up ...
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GeoServer cascading WMS, FeatureInfo is lost

I'm trying to cascade a WMS service in GeoServer (http://grb.agiv.be/geodiensten/raadpleegdiensten/GRB/wms?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS). I can view the cascaded layers just fine, but ...
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ArcGIS Server cache from outside wms service

I have an arcgis server web application (version 10.0) that utilizes an external wms service for displaying some information layers on top of a local basemap. This external service has a tendency to ...
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How to get column names of layer (WMS) using OpenLayers?

Is it somehow possible to get layer's column name using OpenLayers? any example and documentation would be really useful? Edit: I have already tried WMS_describeLayer topp:states layer: <?xml ...
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MapFish Printing Capabilities: WFS?

we are evaluating whether MapFish Printing module fit our needs or not.. From a 2010 presentation http://2010.foss4g.org/presentations/3234.pdf, it says MapFish printing has following readers: Web ...