I am new to Geoserver so it's entirely possible I'm missing something obvious. I have a large set of vector tiles created by another process in a complex workflow, and I would like to publish them as a service. I found this tutorial but it mostly pertains to publishing vector tiles from existing layers and doesn't really touch upon my situation, where the vector tiles have been created for me.

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As the documentation makes clear the Vector tiles module is an output format not a datasource, so it is currently impossible for GeoServer to read in vector tiles.

If you would like to add this functionality to GeoTools (Datasources are implemented in GeoTools): https://github.com/geotools/geotools/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md

If you want to contribute money instead of time/skill, see here: http://geoserver.org/support/


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