I'm trying to download all features from this WFS: capabilities, describefeaturetype

It's working fine with the most simple requests like: getfeatures

But now, I need >all< features in the dataset, but the service won't allow me to do so since the maxFeatures is set to 100 (serverside). Now, I'd want to create some sort of quadtree to iterate through the data. But therefore I need a boundingbox filter. I found some examples like;ogcfilter

and one using a cql_filter:cqlfilter

None of them is working. Is there someone who can guide me in the right direction? I'd like to know how to use the boundingbox filters, but still, ultimately I'm looking in downloading >all< features within a certain boundingbox.

I also tested the WFS server in QGIS. Without enabling the viewport as a boundingbox, it works fine. As soon as I say I want only the data within the viewport, it gives an error on the bbox... Is this maybe a server-side problem? Or is it just the QGIS method doesnt work on this specific Service?

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    @iant, read GetCapabities and find that ImplementsResultPaging is "false".
    – user30184
    Sep 4, 2017 at 15:50
  • also, I still need to get my bbox-filter working for specifying my area of interest. Sep 4, 2017 at 15:53
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    it doesn't seem to be a very clever WFS, you might be best ringing the contact guy and asking if he could install a proper WFS like GeoServer or MapServer which will handle version negotiation, filters and paging for free
    – Ian Turton
    Sep 4, 2017 at 16:36
  • it gives an error on the bbox The service doesn't advertise BBOX as a spatial operator, in fact it doesn't specify support for any SpatialOperator (like BBOX) or any ComparisonOperator
    – nmtoken
    Sep 4, 2017 at 16:40
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    KVP BBOX seems to work, try inspire.caris.nl/server/services/ows/download/feature/…. And I suggest to avoid Box but write the BBOX filter with Envelope as in here gis.stackexchange.com/questions/45025/….
    – user30184
    Sep 4, 2017 at 17:45


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