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A GetCapabilities request is a mandatory operation for all OGC Web Services (OWS). A GetCapabilities response document is an XML document that provides metadata for the service. It lists all available operations, all output formats for operations, all supported coordinate reference systems and the identifiers of all layers, features or coverages etc that can be operated on.

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To avoid reading large capabilities documents

I have a large WFS server containing 1500 layers. When i read the capabilities document it takes for ever to load. Thats ok. Using the QGIS Network logger, i detects that when i add layers to my map, ...
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In a WMS GetCapabilities response, is <Layer> allowed multiple times directly within <Capability>?

I'm using ODC OWS to serve rasters from our datacube via WMS. I configured the layers hierarchically but not with a single root and this displays perfectly fine in QGIS: Then I wanted to use the same ...
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Can't load WMS services -- Failed to parse capabillities [closed]

I can't get data loaded in QGIS. The data is: https://mapsdep.nj.gov/arcgis/rest/services/Features/Environmental_admin/MapServer/22 Is there anyway to get this to work?
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GeoServer 2.23: wps-service: OperationsMetaData ows:Get xlink:href / ows:Post xlink:href not set / how to set it?

I'm running a GeoServer locally on docker and in an cloud environment. On docker everything works fine but in the cloud the hrefs of "ows:Get / ows:Post" are not set from the WPS-Service. If ...
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Preventing QGIS from Loading Online Service Capabilities at Project Startup?

I'm working with a QGIS project that includes multiple online services (WMS, WFS, etc.), and I've encountered significant delays when starting the project. QGIS attempts to load the capabilities of ...
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Issues with WMS Service Consumption in OpenLayers: Style Naming and Parameter Naming

I'm using OpenLayers to consume various public WMS services. Out of 13 services, I'm encountering issues with two of them. For the first service, there is a style named "inspire_common:DEFAULT&...
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GeoServer updated 2.22.0 to 2.23.1 WMS GetCapabilities Translator Error

GeoServer updated from 2.22.0 to 2.23.1 and now WMS GetCapabilities shows translator error. WFS and WMTS getCapabilies work without any errors. WMS GetCapabilities document works in QGIS if given ...
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Should a OGC compliant WFS service have a POST method in the GetCapabilities file?

I am trying to integrate a WFS service from a software provider into another software provider's mapping application. After investigating, the receiving software supplier has said that the WFS service ...
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Create a correct mapproxy.yaml from GetCapabilities XML

Slovakia publishes an orthophoto WMS service: https://zbgisws.skgeodesy.sk/zbgis_ortofoto_wms/service.svc/get?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS I would like to set up a locally run Tile ...
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How to export WMS source as XYZ Tiles?

I'm using a WMS source map from here: https://geoserver9.esdm.co.uk/OrdnanceSurvey/wms?VERSION=1.1.1&TRANSPARENT=true&LAYERS=OSLicensed2&TILED=true&SRS=EPSG:27700&WIDTH=256&...
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Get the bounds of a WMS layer in Leaflet using JavaScript [duplicate]

Is there a function for calculating the bounds of a line in Leaflet maps. I have many single line layers on a leaflet map. The lines are served from GeoServer WMS. Line layer example:- var HKL = L....
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Missing GetTile operation in WMTS capabilities

I am integrating WMTS in a Java application using GeoTools. As it is easier to integrate, I am fetching tile by tile. This works fine for the following server/capabilities: https://basemap.nationalmap....
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WFS: Count available feature Types

Some WFS offer a large number of feature types, e.g. a collection of all public datasets from a municipality. What is the right way to count the number of feature types of a WFS? My idea was to search ...
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Getting Styles in Layer Groups in GeoServer

Does anyone know how to get individual styles that have have been associated with layers in specific layer groups in GeoServer? (Layers can have more then one style, and after you add a Layer to a ...
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QGIS Server: Show value in abstract field of published WFS service

I published layers from a QGIS project as WFS Service using QGIS Server and everything works fine. Now I want to add a description to each layer, but can't find documentation on how to fill out the ...
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GeoServer WFS 2.0.0 Default CRS

I'm trying to retrieve DefaultCRS for one layers from WFS 2.0.0. For the moment, only way I find is to use GetCapabilities and reduce the xml file by setting the sections like that : https://wxs.ign....
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QGIS fails to load WMS layer

I am trying to load WMS from the URL https://vedas.sac.gov.in/geoserver/vedas/wms/?SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1&REQUEST=GetCapabilities While this URL works on the website https://vedas.sac.gov....
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GeoServer WMTS- GetCapabilities request Filter

We have 100 + GeoTIFF layers which we have to display in the front end via OpenLayers. We use WMTS protocol to fetch data. The initial request "hostname/gwc/service/wmts?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&...
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Geoserver GetCapabilities Takes Too Long

I have about 12 vector layers in a GeoServer instance (version 2.21-CLOUD) and when the client makes a WFS GetCapabilites request, it takes about 1 minute to receive the response. The layer data is ...
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How to tell if a WFS service supports `urn` identifiers for `srsName`

Specifying a urn for the srsName parameter for a WFS GetFeatures request can be better, as it can enforce a stricter structure of the returned data. E.g. If I specify srsName=urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::...
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WMS filter/aggregator for GetCapabilities

I have a GUI that consumes WMS layers. We want to be able to connect to multiple WMS services, but we don't want the users seeing all the available layers, just the ones that are relevant for our use ...
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GeoServer: Could not determine geoserver request from http request, Can't instantiate page, NullPointerException

I have a GeoServer instance on a closed network without immediate internet access, so it's been difficult to diagnose the several errors I'm seeing. Googling, I've found several other posts on here ...
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Can not access remote dimension (time) in cascaded WMS

I try to add weather radar (WMS) into Stores, here is steps: select WMS link from new Stores enter weather radar URL: https://geo.weather.gc.ca/geomet?service=WMS&version=1.3.0&request=...
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Create an OpenLayers layer using GetCapabilities info in JSON format

There is an example on how to create WMTS layer using GetCapabilities info. However I do not find how to create layers from GetCapabilities info which is in JSON format. OpenLayers API does not seem ...
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Make request to REST services when HTML services are blocked

Is there a way to request ArcGIS REST services when HTTP access is blocked? error 403 forbidden access I was using Python to get the data from the ArcGIS MapServer but they blocked HTTP access so ...
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WMTS layer from GetCapabilities does not work in OpenLayers

I am trying to create functionality where I consume GetCapabilities data from several services and use that data to create layers with OpenLayers 6. However some GetCapabilities work and some don't. &...
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MapScript : Output creation date

Is it possible to make an output of the creations date in a map script file (WMS). I have a WMS service for example like this: MAP NAME "Basel-01" STATUS ON #EXTENT -137 29 -53 88 ...
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Modify/replace GetCapabilities response (GeoServer INSPIRE extension WCS)

I am trying to publish WCS service using Geoserver 2.19.2 (and Geoserver INSPIRE extension). In GetCapabilities response WCS service creates 'inspire_dls:ExtendedCapabilities' in different path ...
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GeoServer - GetCapabilities for two layers with one request

To get capabilities I am using this WMS: https://my_server/workspace/wms/?SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities If I want to get capabilities of one specific layer I am using WMS: ...
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Issues with Leaflet and WMS map BoundingBox

Our application uses Leaflet to display various kinds of maps (TMS, WMS, WMTS, XYZ etc.) as well as GeoJSON objects on the map. The problem is in how we define and use the WMS maps and layers. We're ...
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Is it possible to get dimensions values from a specific layer from GeoServer?

I'm trying to get values from the dimensions I have inside my layers. Is there any request available in GeoServer API to get thoses values ? Example : <Dimension name="time" units="...
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How do I set the root-layer of a MapServer WMS to queryable="0"?

Problem Problem Summary I want the response of all the MapServer WMS GetCapabilities requests to not show queryable="1" in the root layers XML node. Status Quo The GetCapabilities response ...
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OGC CSW Filter Capabilities Comparison Operators

I'm a bit confused with OGC standards related to CSW GetCapabilities for Filter Encoding. A typical CSW GetCapabilities Request http://www.geocatalogue.fr/api-public/servicesRest?service=CSW&...
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How to add custom parameters in GeoServer cascading WMS

I want to add additional parameters (like time, layer_name) to my cascaded WMS which is using a Flask API (for converting vector data to raster) as source. The parameters can take dynamic value, so to ...
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Getting service properties using ArcPy

I am trying to find a way to get certain service properties from multiple published map services. One thing I am looking for is all services with "Feature Access" capabilities enabled: I've ...
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No FeatureTypeList in WFS published by QGIS Server!

The WFS URL I'm using to get service from QGIS Server has no data about the layers and features type. It should be noted that the WMS URL is ok. Is there any problem with the URL I'm using? Should I ...
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What should I include in the GetCapabilities of a WFS to make it transactional

I have created a (reversed engineered) WFS that I can load in QGIS. However I now want to make my WFS transactional. QGIS however does not display the editing of my current WFS as an option, I guess ...
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Editing capabilities document in GeoServer

I've got several layers in GeoServer, one of which I'm trying to use as a WMS in desktop programs (Manifold 8). I've set it up correctly, but whenever I bring it into Manifold, it projects the layer ...
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GeoNetwork cannot harvest 'metadataUrl' from WMS 1.3 GetCapabilities

I am trying to harvest a WMS v1.3 layer from GeoServer v2.17 using GeoNetwork v3.4 & v3.10. I'd like the GeoNetwork to read the URL from 'metaDataUrl' in WMS GetCapabilities response i.e. I have ...
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GetCapabilities to themes.json

We have the QWC2 client installed on our server and it opens correctly in the client with the standard Swiss layers. We have a QGIS WMS Server running with a number of layers. We want to know how to ...
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QGIS Desktop WFS GetCapabilities fails with "Unexpected end of file"

When I am trying to add WFS layers with QGIS Desktop it works: GetCapabilities request is sent and I can add any layer I want. However when another person using other machine and QGIS Desktop tries to ...
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<ServerException>Layer(s) not valid</ServerException> [closed]

I am using QGIS Desktop 3.12.3 and QGIS Server and I have the following issue: a WMS generated based on a set of data stored in a Postgres db returns on GetCapabilities: <ServerException>Layer(s)...
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Remove MapServer comments in GetCapabilities request

MapServer adds a XML-comment right before the <Service> tag in a GetCapabilities repsonse like this: <!-- MapServer version 7.4.2 OUTPUT=PNG OUTPUT=JPEG [...] --> Is it possible to ...
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Reading WMS capabilities the right way [closed]

I'm a new on GIS, And I'm coding a program that can interact on WMS map, I using the https://github.com/ClemensFischer/XAML-Map-Control library. I have two WMS capabilities links. https://www.wms....
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What is a valid WMTS Capabilites TileMatrixLimits element if the TileMatrixSet MatrixWidth or MatrixHeight is 1

In a OGC WMTS 1.0.0 capabilities document, part of the TileMatrixSetLink is the TileMatrixSetLimits element. It contains a list of TileMatrixLimits elements, which in turn specify the dataset extent ...
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QGIS - add Layer From URL (GetCapabilities)

I'm trying to add a layer to my QGIS project from this URL: http://quegis.labcd.unipi.it/cgi-bin/qgis_mapserv.fcgi?SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&REQUEST=GetCapabilities Using a WMS connection, I'...
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Can't load WMS service, "Failed to parse capabilities"

Using QGIS 3.8.1 and trying to load the QLG Gov base imagery WMS layer. It was working perfectly fine but then suddenly just stopped working and gave the message "Failed to parse capabilities". Tried ...
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Limit WFS GetCapabilities document

Does anyone know if you can limit what's shown in the GetCapabilities document for a GeoServer WFS service? I have restricted the workspace to read only mode (..r=* and ..w=NO_ONE). I hoped that ...
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Determine parameters accepted by GeoServer

I'm looking for a way to determine which parameter arguments the GeoServer URL takes. I can, by using owslib determine which requests I can do, but I also need to find out which parameters the ...
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QGIS Server automatically includes port numbers in the GetCapabilities response URLs. How can I change this?

I have a QGIS server up and running, but my GetCapabilities response always serves all URLs with port number included. Problem is that these URLs only work without port number. How can I make sure the ...
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