So I imported some postcode data into a Postgis table and published the layer using Geoserver.

As it is postcode data, there is absolutely no need for users to edit, so I would like to make the layer read only.

How to do this?


You can also switch off WFS-T for your service by going to the WMS menu page (Services->WMS) and changing the service level from Complete to Basic.

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There are multiple ways of achieving this:

Ideally you should do both.

  • I'm the only Postgis user but I think the Geoserver solution could do the trick, could you please tell me where to enter those lines of code? The Geoserver documentation isn't very clear on that – Luffydude Jun 21 '16 at 10:38
  • @Luffydude: I'll suggest that you go through this (suite.opengeo.org/opengeo-docs/sysadmin/security/multiuser/…) for a detailed understanding of security for GeoServer – Devdatta Tengshe Jun 21 '16 at 12:52

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