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GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data.

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Mapping Active Directory groups to GeoServer roles

I am trying to grant the GeoServer ADMIN role to members of an Active Directory group. I have followed the documentation here and here. My Active Directory users can successfully login, but the ...
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Geoserver GET request to the REST API without authentication

I am using Geoserver to serve a number of WMS layers. I am using jQuery's $.getJson('/geoserver/rest//featuretype.json') to programmatically populate a table with the available layers and their ...
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How to add Time info to GeoTiff served from Geoserver?

I have a geotiff file (somedata.tif) that I want to serve from geoserver wms associated with the time 10/22/2010 12:00:00. I'm currently using a geoserver raster data source of type GeoTiff pointed ...
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Is Tomcat or Jetty a better container for Geoserver on Windows [closed]

My Understanding is that Geoserver can be run in the default Jetty Environment or in Tomcat on Windows Server 2008 R2 GeoWebCache uses Tomcat as its container in its installation instructions. Which ...
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QGIS and Chrome Browser showing different resolution for same WMTS?

I have created WMTS using GeoServer and this is tiled service. When i am visualizing this in browser, this is showing me labels and geometry perfectly fine. But when i open this in QGIS using Add WMS/...
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Heat map / Density map from dynamic points table in MapServer (GeoServer)?

How can I create a heat map (some would call a density map) from a points layer in MapServer (or GeoServer)? (preferably able to choose Interpolation method, NN, IDW, etc and color map with a ...
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How to change the WMS Background Color in OpenLayers?

I am using geoserver to serve up an image pyramid basemap. I want to have all areas outside of the data extent be black (instead of white). I have the map displayed inside of a div tag and changing ...
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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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How to get JSON from Geoserver using AJAX request

I am building a web mapping application using Leaflet and a sort of customized WFS-T API to place and retrieve features from PostGIS. I have the script for putting features in PostGIS tables down ...
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Linking Geoserver WMS layer to Google Earth?

I tried with what was available in Geoserver Layer preview as kml. It gives the geom itself at higher zooms, not the image for that area. What to do to get only the png/jpeg images from Geoserver and ...
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What's the simplest way to style vector data in Geoserver?

There seem to be three main options: Manually write the SLD files, based on the SLD cookbook Create the SLD file in QGIS, then import Use the add-on GeoExplorer to create custom styles online ...
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Simple Question: Raster from ArcGIS to Geoserver

we have a couple raster files which could be open in ArcGIS. They come with the extension of .aux and .rrd and they are the GRID file format from ESRI. We want to put them on Geoserver to overlay them ...
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Creating Store in GeoServer using ImageMosaic Plugin gives Error?

I am creating a GeoServer 2.4.1 store with GeoTiffs using the Image Mosaic Plugin and I get the following error when pressing the button Could not list layers for this store, an error occurred ...
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How to avoid duplicate labels on each tile? [duplicate]

When I display my map using tiles a label gets drawn on each tile - is there any way to avoid this? I have attached an example image to show the problem:
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WMS GetFeatureInfo and CQL on Multiple Layers

I am having issues with querying CQL filtered layers with OpenLayers and GeoServer, using the GetFeatureInfo control. It is ignoring the CQL filter and just querying the entire layer (as evidenced by ...
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Best solution for printing Google Maps?

What is the best solution so far for printing Google Maps as a base layer of Vector layers in Geoserver/OpenLayers application ? I used to print WMS layers using GeoExt print page example, but when ...
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WFS Intersect Filter using a Polygon returns all features in Layer

I am having trouble using 'Intersect' filter on a WFS GetFeature query. Every query I make seems to return all features available in the queried layer (and not just the features intersecting the ...
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Logging incoming request HTTP headers in GeoServer

I have a GeoServer 2.0.2 and I send POST requests using mobile devices. I would like to see how the incoming POST request HTTP headers are formatted, especially what kind of character encoding and ...
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Is it possible to install GeoServer on a web server?

Is it possible to install and use GeoServer with PostgreSQL on a website which is hosted by a web server provider? I am using a web server for my website. I want to add mapping feature on my website. ...
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GeoTiff size - what to do?

I have a whole series of GeoTiff tiles, each one about 250mb in size, in total just over 90gb. I want to be able to display these as a wms into QGIS to 20+ GIS users and in the end make them into a ...
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Drawing arrow on line using SLD of GeoServer?

I have a line layer in geoserver as in the 1st image. How can I draw an arrow on the line like in the 2nd image? The line.rar includes a shapefile and a sld file. Can edit a sample for me? line....
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“Poor” quality when zooming out a WMS-Layer based on GeoTiff data

i am having some issues when using the Geoserver Web Mapping Service to display GeoTIFF-Files. When zooming out (in an OpenLayers-Client or in the Geoserver Layer Preview for instance) the quality ...
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Search functionality in Openlayers/Geoserver

I am using Openlayers,Geoserver & Postgis.... My postgis tables are having columns as id, name, POINT/POLYGON/LINE. Each table corresponds to a layer that I am showing in layerswitcher in OL. I ...
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Custom marker/icon based on attribute data in leaflet/geojson

I would like to add different icons to my leaflet map based on attribute data. My layer is a geojson layer, it is coming from geoserver with jsnop. I can see my data with the default marker, but when ...
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SLD for OpenStreetMap for GeoServer?

I display OpenStreetMap with some SLD styles. This map is not the same OSM. I want that this map is equal OSM map. I use GeoServer 2.3.5 Does anyone display OpenStreetMap through MapServer, ...
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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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Search layers with OpenLayers?

I have my map running over GeoServer and OpenLayers, but I want to add a search box to find places in it. Well not specifically places but directions. The map reads the layers directly over GeoServer ...
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What causes these geometry differences between original PostGIS data and Geoserver WFS?

Why does GeoServer (v2.5.1) WFS layer (see red line/layer below) not overlay features of source PostGIS table or related WMS layer in QGIS (tested in v2.6 and 2.12)? All layers are defined in the ...
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'Read Only' Exception - WFS

I am getting the below exception while editing and saving data in spatial table. Response <ows:ExceptionReport version="1.0.0" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.opengis.net/ows http://x.x.x.x:80/...
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C# Library for consuming Geoserver REST?

I am currently experimenting with Geoserver and it's capabilities within C#. One thing I would like to do is query the server for basic information (existing workspaces, layers, layer attributes, etc.....
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Output PostGIS geometry data as centroid or polygon depending on zoom level (GeoServer)

This is what I want: when I zoom out, cities of the country should appear as points and at a certain level when I zoom in, I want them to appear as polygons (showing the area of the city and ...
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Memory considerations for cloud based GeoStack

Some time ago I asked about hardware considerations of cloud based GeoStack implementation. As a follow up to this question There are some good pointers in related question already, but they mainly ...
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geoserver 2.10 fresh install getting “HTTP ERROR: 503 Problem accessing /geoserver/. Reason: Service Unavailable”

I am trying to run the platform independent geoserver 2.10 under rhel6 using oracle java 1.8. Jetty starts and when I try to go to /geoserver/ I get HTTP ERROR: 503 Problem accessing /geoserver/. ...
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OpenLayers3: How to reload a layer from GeoServer when underlying data change?

I have a webpage that displays a GeoTIFF served via GeoServer as an OpenLayers3 ImageWMS layer. What I need is to (via a button) reload the OL3 layer after the underlying GeoTIFF changes. I searched ...
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geoserver support to proxy other tiling services?

I'd like to use a central server to provide a common location for all of our mapping / imagery resources. Our data is primarily in the form of geotiffs with a variety of base layers from various ...
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How to use simplify()

i have my Vector Data saved in a PostgreSQL PostGIS enabled Database. The Data im displaying is very detailed, i want to simplify it through the simplify() method of Postgis. I duplicated one of my ...
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Capture click while drawing a LineString in openlayers and query GeoServer WMS

While drawing a LineString in OpenLayers version 4.6.5, I would like to hook into the clicking of each point, and make an ajax call to a backend WMS service (geoserver). If a Feature on the Tile ...
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GDAL ECW & MrSID Extensions for GeoServer

I've added the GDAL extensions to GeoServer and it worked. However, I followed the instructions in order to add GDAL ECW & MrSID Extensions for GeoServer documented in the installation guide (...
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How to get elevation profile from .tif dsm on the web map?

I have my dsm .tiff file, pixels are floating point 32bit values giving the terrain elevation in metres. I need to create a web map where user can draw a path and get elevation profile for that path. ...
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How to get JAI + JBoss 7.1.1 + Geoserver 2.3.0 to work?

I'm trying to use JBoss 7.1.1 instead Tomcat. My configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Oracle JDK 1.7 (env varibles are set correctly) JAI and JAI ImageIO installed by following help document: http://...
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SLD encoding in GeoSever on Ubuntu

I am facing a challenge with the encoding in my SLD file in GeoServer on a Ubuntu server. When I create a SLD file containing the danish letters æ, ø, å in the GeoServer web interface like this filter:...
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Openlayers2 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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How to get status of a layer in geoserver using gsconfig?

I am getting all published layers from geoserver using gsconfig using following code: from geoserver.catalog import Catalog cat=Catalog("http:// localhost:8080/geoserver/rest") myResource = cat....
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Setting transparency in an SLD file for a 4 channel GEOTIFF

I'm struggling to set the a background colour to transparent in an SLD file for a 4-channel GEOTIFF using GeoServer 2.1.4. I think I've set my background colour to transparent alpha layer in a ...
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Geoserver basic authentification problem

I have Geoserver 2.1.3 set up for WFS transaction. I am using basic authentification and I have set up the following: A role(ROLE_RMP_WFS) A user(user_rmp) which belongs to the role above Data ...
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PostGIS uuid type not visible in QGIS or GeoServer

This is probably a simple question, but nothing comes to my mind right now. I have created a view in PostGIS containing multiple columns, including one column of data type uuid. When I try to ...
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Geoserver dxf plugin - How to export attributes labels?

I'm trying to export from Geoserver a set of layers with WFS request and dxf plugin for dxf conversion. There is an option withattributes:true that I have added for each vector layer a ...
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GeoServer automate “reload feature type”

Using GeoServer, if you add a feature type bound to a SQL table that is empty, when you then populate that table no data shows up in layer preview. Clicking the "reload feature type" button corrects ...
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GeoServer with SQL server consuming all my CPU

This question is long please bear me and my problem. SQL Server Query profiler The Sample Query from profiler that GeoServer is running that corresponds to SLD I am using and not the SQL SERVER view I ...
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Geoserver WMS-T backend problems [closed]

I've been trying to set up a few timed WMS layers in GeoServer. They're simple enough, of the form ID(PRIMARY KEY) REGION DATE VALUE so for every region and date you have some value, e.g. the ...