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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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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>

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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