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GeoWebCache is a Java web application used to cache map tiles coming from a variety of sources such as OGC Web Map Service (WMS)

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Merge GeoWebCache generated tiles from one server with tiles from another server

I have a set of tiles (millions) generated by the builtin GWC in GeoServer 2.1.2 which is stored on server A. I would like to copy all the tiles to server B containing GeoServer 2.1.3 and the ...
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Display tile grid borders with leaflet (visual debugging)

I'd like to have the tile grid borders displayed on a leaflet WMS Layer in order to see which areas are requested as separate maps. On top of that it should be possible to overlay a border to the ...
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Polygon label repeated for each tile

I'm using the standalone GeoWebCache to serve tiles from a remote GeoServer. My problem is that the polygon label is added to each one of the tiles served, instead of only once in the polygon centroid....
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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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TMS vs WMTS vs WMS-C in OpenLayers

GeoWebCache is able to serve layers in the following three standards: TMS, WMTS and WMS-C. Is there any remarkable advantage in using any of them in particular within an OpenLayers framework?
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How to setup GeoWebCache to produce same grid as GoogleMaps?

Is it possible to create gridSet in GeoWebCache which has same number of zoomlevels with scaleDenominators compatible with google maps? There is EPSG:4326 default, but no mention of number of ...
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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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Postgres Log Error

I am using Geoserver + GeoWebCache + Postgres for an application. On the application side there is no bugs but on postgres I am getting this log. Please explain and help me to solve this 2014-03-14 ...
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Setting height and width to TileWMS layer in OpenLayers 3

I'm trying to set up a TileWMS layer in OpenLayers 3 as: var baseMap = new ol.layer.Tile({ title: "MayBase Map", source: new ol.source.TileWMS({ url: mapUrl, params: { ...
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GeoServer GeoWebCache seeding dies prematurely

I am using GeoServer 2.6 Final War File in Tomcat. I am setting up GeoWebCache and I am attempting to seed a table from Oracle that has about 600,000 records. (I used the Oracle NG provider to create ...
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Geoserver Caching does not save tiles

I want to cache a layer from Geoserver. I use Geoserver 2.5.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. In the web.xml file under tomcat7/webapps/geoserver/WEB-INF I added the following part: <context-param> &...
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WMS tile cache that works with time dimension

Is there a good WMS tile cache that understands the WMS time dimension? And what configuration is necessary? Open source preferred. I am serving some WMS layers with the time dimension, so the map ...
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Getting WMS LegendGraphic using GeoServer and GeoWebCache?

I am using GeoServer alongwith the default, build in GeoWebCache. I am using Extjs and GeoExt, as well. Everything is running well, except for the legend graphics request. My code for layers is as ...
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Where is my Geowebcache tile directory?

I have actived and created tiles for layers in my Geoserver 2.5 on windows server 2008 R2. In geoserver it states that I have used 583MB in total after seeding the layer in GWC. Strangely I cannot see ...
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GeoWebCache WMTS always replacing tiles in cache

I've spent the last two days trying my hand at GeoWebCache. I've had some issues and am now out the office so can't access any code to attach. I know if i don't post this it'll bug me all weekend. I'...
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GeoServer/GeoWebCache - showing raster layers depending on scale (zoom level)

I have a client application, "talking" to my GeoWebCache service (using TMS), showing a map. The map is built out or a few raster layers. I need to show only one of them a time - depending on the zoom ...
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Seed in Geoserver doesn't work

I have a fresh installation of Geoserver 2.8.2 in linux. I have enabled Disc Quota (set 500 MB space) and in Caching Defaults I have set "Enable direct integration with GeoServer WMS" option. Next, I ...
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Efficient Outputs for GeoServer Vector Data

We have a mapping application at http://explorer.geowessex.com which uses OpenLayers and GeoServer for delivering the data. The data is potentially endless and we have very little control on what goes ...
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Geoserver 2.12.1 GWC cannot seed

I'm using Geoserver 2.12.1 and want to use the GeoWebCache feature to cache my maps. But everytime I seed through the GWC Seed Form, I always get: Chunk [] is not a valid entry I'm using custom ...
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What is the best way to prepare digital orthophotos for the web?

My system: Linux Ubuntu 10.04 server (100gb: 4gb RAM: 32bit) /tomcat6/geoserver/geowebcache/FWTools My Objective: Create Aerial Photo coverage in ETRS89 N32 My Data: 1300 3 band Orthophotos in Tif ...
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how to geowebcache my own group layer in geoserver?

I am unable to geowebcache my layer group in geoserver. But in Geowebcache demo page, default layer groups are available. How to add my group layer into geowebcache? please guide me.
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Evaluation of existing map cache servers

there are so many different caching servers around: MapCache MapProxy GeoWebCach TileCache Tile-Server and maybe more. I just wondering that I cannot find an evaluation or feature comparison of ...
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Geoserver WMS v Geowebcache offset?

Having successfully used the new OpenLayers.Layer.GeoWebCache to add a local tile cache created using Geowebcache, I thought I would compare against the same data as a wms from my local GeoServer. ...
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Ordnance Survey data on GeoServer 2.x

Has anyone had any success deploying the Ordnance Survey's free datasets on its open sourced OSGBWebMapTools framework using GeoServer 2.0.2? I've been able to set up the datasets on GeoServer 1.7.6 ...
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How to use geowebcache seeded tiles with a custom projection (EPSG: 27700) in openlayers

I have been using Geowebcache inside Geoserver to seed tiles to improve wms performance when using Openlayers to great effect. This has been working well with EPSG:4326 layers, I use the EPSG:4326 ...
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How properly calculate BBox for mocked GetMap request?

I am trying to imitate GetMap requests for GeoServer and have an application which generates these requests (requests are for cached layers). The problem is that sometimes I get geowebcache-cache-...
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Regenerate Geowebcache Tiles on PostGIS change

I am using Geoserver with Geocache to get WMS tiles and a PostGIS backend. There are 2 systems using the PostGIS database: one that is with Geoserver and one that is an old system that just uses the ...
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GeoWebCache tiles with specific scales

Is it possible to generate some tiles by GeoWebCache with specific scales eg. 1 000 000 , 500 000 etc. By default they are eg. 611.4962261962891, 305.74811309814453, 152.87405654907226, 76....
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Using GeoWebCache as offline layer server?

I'm trying to use a Geoserver external WMS service in a offline environment. First I put my own geoserver online and configure a WMS store pointig to the desired source. Next I publish the desired ...
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How to reload the Geowebcache gwc-gs.xml manually

Is there a possibility to reload the gwc-gs.xml configuration file manually? For example I changed <cacheLayersByDefault>true</cacheLayersByDefault> to false and reloaded the configuration ...
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GeoServer - Caching with Response Headers Settings

I'm trying to find a method to cache one layer that its data is updated every 2 hours in the DB. From what I've found the best option is using Response Cache Headers timeout http://docs.geoserver.org/...
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GeoWebCache and OpenLayers horizontal resolution error

I have a mapping application (the Arne G. Brekke Bygdebok Collection) which uses OpenLayers to load map tiles from a GeoWebCache server operated by the Statens Kartverk (Norwegian Mapping Authority). ...
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Is the GeoWebCache S3 Blob Store only for use with preseeded tiles?

I'm thinking about moving over to the S3 blobstore, but it looks like it only works with preseeded layers which isn't an option for me. Is it possible to use the S3 blobstore and have the cache built ...
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How to pass tile size of to 512 using OpenLayer 3 and GeoServer 2.14

I am trying to change the default tile size of 256 to 512 using OpenLayers 3. Code is working fine for normal WMS request, but giving error (tiles not loading) for WMS-C request. My sample code is: ...
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Using local tiles created in Geowebcache with OpenLayers

I am trying to setup an Openlayers page that uses a local tile cache that I have created using Geowebcache. But the HTML page and the tiles will be stored in an Amazon S3 bucket So far I have setup ...
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Tiles refreshing with geoserver

I use geoserver geowebcache for displaying tiles using google maps API. Data comes from Postgis. My problem is that I have to change geometry of some features (not very frequently). I would like to ...
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3D building with Leaflet

I am trying to add a 3D building layer with preferably as a tile (in GeoServer) to my Leaflet map. I have difficulty to find a tutorial for that. If you know a good link it would be great. I am open ...
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Could not locate a layer <...> with id <...> GWC configuration seems to be out of synch

Geoserver fails to start with exceptions: 29 Geg 10:50:51 WARN [org.geoserver] - Failed to load layer group 'NP2014.xml' java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Layer group within a workspace (W1) can ...
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GeoWebCache Miss: request does not align to grid(s) 'EPSG27700'

I'm using GeoServer - GeoWebCache with one layer group set to British National Grid (EPSG:27700). All layers within the group are the same projection - EPSG:27700 I've created a gridset for EPSG27700 ...
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Is it possible to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoing via GeoWebCache?

Is it possible, using GeoWebCache or some other software, to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoint? I'm trying to incorporate Bing Maps into custom built software. The software is designed to communicate ...
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GeoWebCache: Is there a way to see cache size per zoom level?

I seeded a layer group (of data imported from OpenStreetMaps via osm2pgsql) from levels 0 to 15 (PNG; EPSG:900913), it completed successfully, and now I am seeding again only for levels 16 and 17. I ...
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How to Choose Geoserver and GeowebCache Configuration Options?

I have two Win 2008 R2 Servers currently dedicated to running one instance of Geoserver each. We are looking at setting up geowebcache. Win Servers have 2Gb Ram and they do nothing but run Geoserver ...
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Using GeoWebCache tiles with default geoserver url

I am having GWC tiles access issue when integrated in another application using GWC url. //systemname:8080/geoserver/gwc/service/wms. The error is given below. I have created new grid set (Epsg:...
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Multiple GeoServers with Integrated GWC for tile seeding

I am trying to run a pretty large seeding task, so have setup multiple tomcat 8 services running on different ports and deployed the latest geoserver WAR using a single data directory using the ...
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What is naming convention of Tiles generated in GeoServer?

While the requests to the tiles from the client are in the format {x}/{y}/{z}, the tiles are not named in the same fashion in the file system. The folder names also look different. What is the ...
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GeoWebCache tiling failing due to topology exception

I am running GeoServer 2.8 WAR on an Ubuntu machine in Tomcat 7. I have GeoWebCache integrated directly and it does cache and serve some tiles. However, in some areas I get errors when I attempt to ...
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Optimize OpenLayers2/ Geoserver 2.5 with GeoWebCache - reprojection necessary?

I have an OpenLayers map setup with several base layer options (some served by my own GeoServer) and many optional layers served by my own GeoServer. I've selected Google's EPSG:900913 as the map's ...
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How to antialiase tiles when seeding a layer from an GeoTiff in GeoServer

I have an GeoServer running that uses GeoWebCache. As a data source I use a 1.5 GB big map for a layer. The outcome of the tiling and scaling are very rough looking tiles. Is there a way to ...
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WMS Request not served to OpenLayers 2 by GeoWebCache off GeoServer?

I'm developing a GIS app that makes use of GeoServer and GeoWebCache for serving requests, and OpenLayers for frontend. WMS requests to the GeoServer are served with no issues. But when I make a ...
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Generate cache tiles for EPSG:27700 for use with OpenSpace

I am using GeoServer 2.1.0 (Windows Jetty local install for dev), OpenLayers and Ordnance Survey openspace API and have a set of shape data that I am using as an overlay. Everything is working as ...
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