Questions tagged [getcapabilities]

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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PyQGIS get the GetCapabilities-URL of a tile Layer

I want to extract the information for GetCapabilities-URL, GetMap-URL and GetFeatureInfoUrl, from a QGIS Tile Layer, using PyQGIS: The only way I found yet, is: for layer in QgsProject.instance()....
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GeoServer - manually edit WMS GetCapabilities xml files [duplicate]

I'm trying to use a local deployment of GeoServer. I've got a layer being exported as a WMS that I'd like projected in EPSG:3857 only. However, GeoServer adds in some defaults. If I'm using standard ...
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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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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 Server 3.10 LTR on Debian: service configuration errors on previously running QGIS server. How to get meaningful error messages?

I try to debug my QGIS server installation: I installed QGIS Server on a fresh Debian distribution based on this tutorial. I added one *.qgs project to publish a WMTS service. I could then access the ...
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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>

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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Where can I configure Geoserver getCapabilities tag ProviderSite?

I'm a beginner in GIS world and I'm having trouble with an API that reads capabilities and shows an error when tries to read the ProviderSite tag from a Geoserver getCapabilities. So, I would like to ...
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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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Difference between 'Metadata links' and 'Data links' field GeoServer

What is the difference between the fields 'Metadata links' and 'Data links' in GeoServer? What is expected as input for the latter? (GeoServer 2.11.5)
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Auth Error Cascading MapBox WMTS with GeoServer

I'm trying to cascade MapBox WMTS with Geoserver using the following GetCapabilities url: https://api.mapbox.com/styles/v1/mapbox/dark-v10/wmts?access_token=pk. But Geoserver is getting a 401 {"...
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No layer available in the response of GetCapabilites request

I am doing a GetCapabilites request on geoserver to get the bounding box of wms layer but in the response, i am only getting a bunch of EPSG projections but no layers? this is the request i am using: ...
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Geoserver's WMS GetCapabilities request takes too long to respond

I have about 300 vector and 30 raster layers in a GeoServer instance (version 2.7.4) and when the client makes a WMS GetCapabilites request, it takes about 3 minutes to receive the response. The ...
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OGC: Retrieve all layers with given column name

I have a given column name city and a list of layers from a GetCapabilities on an OGC server request. Is there a way to get all of the layers that have a column called city without sending a request ...
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Limited CRS options of GeoServer WMS

I am trying to limit the list of available CRS for the WMS GetCapabilities of a single workspace to reduce the size of resulting XML for parsing on the front-end app side. I have found the Limited SRS ...
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Geoserver GetCapabilites XML error

I have a Geoserver (version 2.5.1) with layers that are assigned to specific users and groups which has been working very well for quite a while. Operationally very little has changed. New users & ...
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Geoserver 2.13+ GetCapabilities is Missing XML Encoding

Hoping someone can help me on this. So I've installed Geoserver 2.11 and am able to produce proper XMLs from my GetCapabilities. For example: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <...
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Purpose of GetCapabilities and GetMap requests in WMS server [closed]

What is the purpose of GetCapabilities and GetMap request in WMS server? Like how they work when a request is being made to them.
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Openlayers WMTS GET request with Basic Authentication returns 401 Error

We are trying to publish WMTS with basic authentication from Geoserver. Our addwmts() function works without a problem when there is no basic authentication. We have stored our tiles in Geoserver. ...
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Get list of feature types from WFS without full GetCapabilities document

Is there a way to get the names of all the feature types on a WFS server, other than just calling GetCapabilities? On the server I'm interested in (GeoServer, supports WFS 1.1.0), that's a 50MB XML ...
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Add layer keywords to WMTS GetCapabilities response using GeoServer?

In the past I have been entering keywords in "Edit Layer" section of GeoServer. These keywords have shown up on a per layer basis in the "KeywordList" section of a WMS GetCapabilities response, which ...
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WMTS - get tiles only for a specific area of interest

Multiple basemaps of Austria can be achieved via a WMTS Service provided by basemap.at. The GetCapabilities interface is https://www.basemap.at/wmts/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml Working in a small area ...
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PyQGIS - Retrieve WMS and ArcGIS services capabilities (layers, styles, crs…) [duplicate]

I would like to know how to bind the methods used by the "Connect" button which retrieve services capabilities through the OWSConnect to correctly build the URL with paramas (or QgsDataSourceURI) from ...
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Different version in the GetCapabilities of WFS?

In the GetCapabilities of some WFS, I can see two versions mentioned. <ows:ServiceTypeVersion>2.0.0</ows:ServiceTypeVersion> <ows:ServiceTypeVersion>1.1.0</ows:...
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How to add WMTS layer from GeoServer to a map without downloading the get capabilties xml file (in OpenLayers)?

I am new to web mapping and web in general. I'm adding the default WMTS Italy mosaic that can be found in GeoServer (nurc:mosaic) to my map by following these examples: http://openlayers.org/en/...
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MapserverWCS 2.0.1 GridCoverage, RectifiedGridCoverage, etc

Actually, I'm working on the implementation of WCS 2.0 service with the latest version of Mapserver (7.0.7). On GetCapabilities request, the XML response show us a list of layers (wcs:CoverageId) with ...
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How to add Get Capabilties WMTS link from Geoserver to the map through Leaflet

I am new to web mapping and web in general. I am trying to add the default WMTS Italy mosaic that can be found in GeoServer by default (nurc:mosaic, namely) to my map via Leaflet. I tried to tweak ...
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Adding WMTS from Geoserver getcapabilities via OpenLayers? [closed]

I am new to web mapping and web in general. I'm trying to add the default WMTS Italy mosaic that can be found in Geoserver (nurc:mosaic) to my map. I think there is a way to do it by providing get ...
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Example of how to POST a WMS GetCapabilities Request?

My WMS GetCapabilities response indicates it supports POST, but I cannot find how to form a valid POST request: <GetCapabilities> <Format>text/xml</Format> <DCPType> ...
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How extract TileMatrixSet from GeoServer in order to pass it to create WMTSTileService?

I am trying to mock GetMap requests and had an issue on how to create valid BBox values for the requests so they would HIT the cached layer. I got an answer from Ian Turton How properly calculate BBox ...
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Create additional contact details in GeoServer WMS capabilities document

I'd like to have separate contact details in the GeoServer WMS capabilities for the provider of the service and the provider of the contained data. When setting up a GeoServer WMS, it adds the ...
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WMS GetCapabilities format does not return a wms content

My geoserver WMS GetCapabilities request returns an XML file download popup. But I want to see xml result on my browser. And I want to request via ajax request. But could not. WMS Get capabilities ...
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How does LayerLimit in WMS capabilities work in QGIS 2.18.11?

I set <LayerLimit>1</LayerLimit> in service metadata in capabilities file to restrict the number of layers that the client is permitted to request in a single GetMap request. But when I ...
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How to get WFS GetCapabilities information as JSON

I can get a WMS GetCapabilities response via AJAX call and I can convert response to JSON using ol.format.WMSCapabilities tool. But I need to make a WFS GetCapabilities query via a AJAX request and ...
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GeoServer WMS GetCapabilities AJAX response as JSON?

How can I get GeoServer WMS GetCapabilities request as JSON? For example this is a WMS link: https://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GeoServer/NSDE/ows?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities& I am getting ...
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Get BBOX values from a WMS GetCapabilities response with OpenLayers 2

I am using the below code to get the BBOX values: wms = new OpenLayers.Format.WMSCapabilities(); OpenLayers.Request.GET({ url:"http://localhost:8080/geoserver/wms?service=WMS&version=1.1.1&...
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How to specify content in a WCS GetCapabilities request

I have the following GetCapabilities request to a GeoServer WCS service: http://fast.openearth.eu/geoserver/Netherlands_Study_Site_Paulina/wcs?service=WCS&version=1.1.0&request=...
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Connect ArcMap (Interoperability Tool) to GeoServer [closed]

I have GeoServer (2.8.5) and multiple layers on it. If I want to edit layers in QGIS everything works fine (auth / show layer catalog / load layer / edit layer / save changes). If I attempt doing the ...
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Remove the error “Download the capabilities failed : error downloading” while I connect a link through my WMS

I have installed QGIS Web Map Server on my PC and the GetCapabilities response looks like below in the screenshot: But when I import this link to QGIS for open my project file, I am getting an ...
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Disable GetCapabilities in GeoServer

My project currently uses GeoServer 2.6.2 to serve out a few WFS and WMS layers to our application. The results of some penetration testing raised the fact that GeoServer can be called with ...
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INSPIRE WMS / Error parsing Capabilities XML with DTD using Stax

I have to parse a valid Capabilities document (INSPIRE service based on WMS 1.1.1) which has this content: <?xml version='1.0' encoding="ISO-8859-1" standalone="no" ?> <!DOCTYPE ...
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Check get WMS/WFS capabilities for unusual server

I have an WMS(?) server that serves WMS service, I believe, but I do not understand why this server takes queer parameters that are not documented in the GeoServer WMS reference. Could you say how to ...
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How to find out if a WFS instance supports filtering via CQL?

I am considering using Common Query Language (CQL) to add filter parameter to a HTTP curl query which runs against a WFS server. I found out that GeoServer supports CQL via WFS. Can I tell from a ...