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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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Seeking GeoServer tutorials? [closed]

What are sources where I can learn how to use GeoServer? I know of these two sites: http://geoserver.org/ - which in fact is not working (at least at the moment) http://workshops.opengeo.org/...
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Should I use a CMS for my web mapping application?

For my web mapping app, I am using GeoServer as server, PostGIS as spatial DB and OpenLayers on client side (as well as other JS libraries). The map is composed of base maps and vector layers. One of ...
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How to proxy Geoserver through Apache in Windows

i am using apache web server on localhost:80 and geoserver served from jetty servlet on localhost:8888. i want to setup a proxy to redirect the requests such that requests to localhost/geoserver are ...
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Geoserver WMS tile rendering is too slow

I have following geoserver status. I have installed JAI but memory used by jai is 0 and image rendering for wms is very slow. Is it issue with memory allocation? I am using Sql server 2008.
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GeoServer - change Master Password - masterpw.info missing

I'm using GeoServer 2.5.1 and I want to change my default Master Password as is suggested by GeoServer itself when I log in: The master password for this server has not been changed from the ...
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Automating removal of all demo layers from GeoServer?

Is there an easy way to empty out an install of a standalone Geoserver jar (i.e., delete all the examples) or do I have to do it through either the admin GUI or the RESTful interface? Can I just ...
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How to import GeoTIFF via postGIS into GeoServer?

As a simple test case, I'm trying to configure the software stack of OpenGeo such that I can display a GeoTIFF as an overlay to a normal map like OSM. So I perform the following steps: Create a ...
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How to display dynamic raster (lidar) data on a Web map?

I have some high quality LiDAR data. I need to process it dynamically, and update a field (not elevation field) depending on my input and elevation at that point. Once this is done, I need to display ...
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Problem with WFS filters (BBOX, INTERSECTS)

I'm trying to get a feature/features from a small area using the BBOX (or INTERSECTS) filter in my WFS query. I should be expecting only a small set of features or a single feature and yet the query ...
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Configuring Geoserver to use a specific postgis geometry column as the default

I have a PostGIS table with two geometry columns, both multipolygon but one with SRID 4326, the other 3857. When publishing the table in Geoserver, I realize that Geoserver defaults to using the first ...
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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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Transparent raster in GeoServer

This is a bit of a beginner question I guess but I just can't find a clear answer anywhere... I have a projected satellite image (warped via gdal) and would like to set the no data pixels to a ...
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Create custom Authentication filter in GeoServer 2.3.0

Context In my current project, I've the requirement to validate that requests coming to GeoServer (2.3.0) are allowed. The project holds those facts: the GS client cannot provide the principal ...
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Disappearing Point Features in Geoserver using WMS

I have a shapefile with roughly 6,500 points worldwide in it that I am trying to serve with Geoserver 2.2.1 using WMS. All has been apparently fine with it until I implemented a filtering feature on ...
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Combine Leaflet with Geoserver WMS map

I'm not very skilled within the GIS world, however, I would like to know if it's possible to use this map: http://wfs-kbhkort.kk.dk/k101/wms?service=WMS&version=1.1.0&request=GetMap&...
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Getting WFS data from Geoserver into leaflet

I'm trying to use a ajax call to load WFS data from geoserver into a GeoJson layer in leaflet. When I do the following message in the console: XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://localhost:8080/...
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How to get names of all layers in a store in GeoServer using OpenLayers

I have strict requirement to retrieve names of all layers in a GeoServer store using OpenLayers. I've gone through the post here, but it doesn't answer my question. I've also gone through GeoServer's ...
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How to get Geoserver working via IIS7?

I have installed GeoServer 2.1.4 on a Win 2008 64bit server that uses IIS as its default web server but there is no obvious documentation for getting it published via IIS. Does anyone know of a good ...
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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: map.events....
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Rename postGIS table and updating the GeoServer?

I want to rename one of my postGIS tables. However, when I do this by applying a simple ALTER TABLE old_name RENAME TO new_name; The spatial data, as I understand it, isn't updated with the new name....
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Whats better for selecting? WMS or WFS

I need to select from a layer(s) and I am wondering what way I should serve the layer. The requirements are that I need to be able to select multiple features at a time by drawing a box or polygon. ...
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GeoWebCache: misalignment of tiles

I'm trying to test simple web map based on PostGIS/Geoserver/OpenLayers stack on Windows Server 2008. When I load my WMS layer by: var gwctest = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "gwctest", "http://...
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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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Definition of a BBOX in Web GIS

In my practice I use a lot WMS and WFS in Geoserver. I have not found a document describing the concept of a bounding box(bbox). ArcGIS has map extent properties to identify map boundary. Google Map/...
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Force SRID in views in Postgis 2.0

I have a very tricky problem: I have a Postgis 2.0 database, used as datastore for Geoserver 2.1.3 I have a table with a geometry column (named shape), with SRID 4326 I have created a view like this:...
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How can I print Openlayers with base OSM and Geoserver WMS layers?

I have a map I want to print once the user open some layers. The layers are geoserver wms and the base layer is OSM. I know geoserver has printing module (which is installed and working because I get ...
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Adding a new Coveragestore in a certain Workspace by REST

So, simple thing as it seems but I can't seem to make it work! I'm trying to add a raster data file (GeoTIFF) to geoserver via REST API, using curl on linux. REST API is working, since I created a new ...
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WPS “Hello World” example in GeoServer?

I've been searching for a good example of how to publish a Web Process Service (WPS) on the GeoServer platform. The page where you'd think they'd document this process is actually pretty thin. There'...
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How to preserve topology while editing polygons in OpenLayers?

I’m facing this issue: I have a chloropleth map based on a set of polygons with some data. Using WFS-T (postgis, geoserver, openlayers) I am able to edit the geometry of the polygons. This works fine. ...
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Importing KML and style information into Geoserver

So I'm working on a project that's been in development for over a year, but I only recently got involved. My task involves converting roughly 2,500 KML files into another format, importing these files ...
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Possible ways to display maps offline, inside mobile hybrid app

I want to develop a mobile hybrid application to run on both Android & iPhone devices in which i want to display my own map data. I have the SHP files with the data i need. I have Geoserver and ...
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Tiled Map Services from Geowebcache in QGIS?

Can QGIS consume Tile Map Services from GeoWebCache? I know there is a article on the QGIS website which states that it does support tiled map services but it lists Tile Cache from Meta Carta labs ...
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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 calculate the scale of current Zoom Level with parameters like extent, resolution?

I got the following parameters: Width and height of Map: 450px, 560px units : 'meters' maxExtent : new OpenLayers.Bounds(806677.9759,802420.9858,8876817.5647,853497.8186405064) resolutions: [199....
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Performance of Shapefile and PostGIS with GeoServer?

I'm going to build a web application, which will render around ten maps using GeoServer. I will be also changing the attribute data in the application for some layers. What is the recommended choice ...
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GeoExt Vs Openlayers [closed]

OK: [ Openlayers + ExtJS = GeoExt] I am new to webmapping and still shopping around. I bumped into a Case Study with a gentle learning curve, matches my needs and it uses OpenGeoSuite. I got to learn ...
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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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When do I need to use a proxy with OpenLayers2?

When exactly do I need to use a proxy with openlayers? I've done a lot of reading on this but can't seem to find a definitive answer. Wondering if this is the route of my problems. For instance, if I ...
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What's the best way to display a huge aerial image using GeoServer

I have an aerial image - almost 1.5 GB , GeoTIFF - and I have been trying to add it as a layer in GeoServer... Adding the layer went successful, but the performance was very bad. I tried to cache ...
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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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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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OpenLayers 3: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows [duplicate]

Using OpenLayers 3, I cannot get this message to go away: Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading the remote resource at http://myserver:8085/geoserver/sf/ows?service=...
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Geoserver SLD external graphic path

<Rule> <PointSymbolizer> <Graphic> <ExternalGraphic> <OnlineResource xlink:type="simple" xlink:href="glass.png" /> ...
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Open source web map client with time sliders using WMS source

I have a web map service (WMS on geoserver). It has a current visualization which is decent. The data is divided into months currently using tabs. I would like to visualize the data using an open ...
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What is Geonode ? What all can be achieved using it?

Ok i have searched the site and did not find enough information concerning regarding what is a Geonode so i really thought i may ask everyone who has used it to give their opinion. I am trying to set ...
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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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ArcSDE - use native geometry types for later migration away from SDE?

Background: We have a non-spatial reporting web application with a SQL Server backend. We would like to add a spatial component to this application: serve up some basemaps, serve up points and ...
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How can I use WFS from Geoserver with OpenLayers 3?

I have tried with different setups and formats, but no success. With firebug, I can see that the json data is loaded, but nothing shows up on the map. Have anyone experience with geoserver and wfs ...
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GeoServer replies HTTP Error 503

I've seen this question was asked before but I couldn't find any solution to the problem. Since today, my GeoServer does not reply on any requests anymore, I can't even access the GeoServer UI. I ...

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