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(UMN) MapServer is an Open Source platform for publishing spatial data and interactive mapping applications to the web.

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Mapserver - dynamic contrast stretching for custom COLORRANGE's

In MapServer, is there a way to use the PROCESSING "SCALE=AUTO" directive to get dynamic (current extent) contrast stretching with custom colorranges? When I test my mapfile (relevant layer part below)...
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MapServer offset spacing with point pattern

I'm trying to add some point pattern like this : On MapServer. The best I achieved yet is this: Using STYLE SYMBOL 'circle' SIZE 7 COLOR 9 13 248 END I did not find any indication on how ...
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MapServer Query Raster for Pixel Value at Point

I am working with a MapServer and a map file that is displaying a color-relief image. LAYER NAME "sum" DATA "sum.vrt" TYPE RASTER STATUS ...
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MapServer pass parameters for a filter through CGI

Using MapServer and generating a static map. I am trying to pass a key of a record through CGI and have MapServer draw it. From what I understand if I have a name=example in my CGI call to my ...
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mapserv calculate BBOX instead of requiring user to provide it

We have a requirement to email out a map showing a particular feature in our database. When the query is made to generate the map all it has is a feature id. All the queries I've seen to MapServer/...
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Cache layers automatically in TileCache?

I'm using TileCache with MapServer as background application server. In GeoWebCache (GeoServer) caching can be done manually or software itself generates if any tiles are not found. In TileCache ...
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Re-rendering tiles after updating database using mapcache_seed

I have developed the map using MapServer and pre-generated tile using mapcache. Now I have an idea to update the database every day. As changes apply in the database only those parts should be re-...
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MapServer, Mapcache and WMS

I try to use MapServer 7.4 with MapCache 1.6.1 on a Suse SLES 15-system. MapServer is delivering a WMS very well. I installed MapCache successfully (I think). In my mapcache.xml I have set: <...
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Configuring TileCache on Windows and Linux

I want to do tile caching for MapServer map files by using TileCache application. For this I have installed Python 2.7 and TileCache 2.11 and applied the following sequence of steps: Extracted ...
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MapServer with Oracle-Spatial on Linux

On a SUSE System (SLES 15) I try to configure MapServer 7.4. with Oracle-Spatial support. Important: The Oracle Database is installed on another server. I wonder if I need also the Oracle ...
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Mapserver doesn't load geography columns of PostGIS

I have installed Mapserver 7.4.0 with PostGIS 2.4. However, I can't load any layer with geography column. This is my MAP file (with contents prior to LAYER omitted): MAP <omitted> LAYER ...
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How to export MapServer and featureserver links from QGIS

QGIS has an option to export wmf, wcs, wfs ad xyz links all in one go. I have a lot of MapServer and featureserver layers, how do I export those all in one go?
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Can I Use GeoWebCache for seeding UMN MapServer Mapfiles?

I have installed GeoServer and MapServer in a single system and also enabled GeoWebCache for GeoServer (Integrated Version of GeoServer). Can I use same GeoWebcache for caching UMN MapServer ...
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MapServer 7 PostGIS/PostgreSQL support

I'm trying to compile MapServer 7 with: Proj 6 Geos 3.7 Gdal 2.4 PostGIS 2.5 PostgreSQL 10 But for some reason it complaining about pg_config not found, I usually insert the path /usr/pgsql-10/bin/...
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The layers of KML and KMZ do not paint

I have a problem with MapServer and I do not know much about it. I'm painting a map but my problem is that I do not paint the layers in both KML and KMZ the code I have is..... MAP CONFIG "...
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Encode MapServer tile pixels with data values

Is it possible to encode values from raster bands into pixel output using a MapServer .map file? More and more I'm finding that a commonly adopted method for moving geographical data for rendering ...
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Measure loading time of layers in Mapserver

I use mapserver to generate one single tile per request. The mapfile contains several layers and I would like to know which of them is the bottleneck that needs too much time to render. WIth shp2img I ...
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Which is more performant GeoJSON or WMS/WFS using OpenLayers? [closed]

I'm developing a web application using PostGIS, Laravel, Vue.js and Openlayers, for the moment I generate the GeoJSON from my database using the following code : public function plosWithGeom() { ...
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Changing name of file download from browser app?

I am developing browser application using MapServer and JavaScript. I've got part where on map click I get FeatureInfo about an object: function getFeatureInfoGML(map){ var openwindowhandle=...
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phpmapscript on Debian Stretch

I installed MapServer 7 and I need phpmapscript. Is there any binary package for phpmapscript for Debian Stretch? I could install PHP 5.6 from binaries (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46378017/...
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Get values from shapeObj MapScript

I'm using Mapserver 7.4.0-dev and MapScript PHP. In previous versions of MapServer and MapScript (https://mapserver.org/mapscript/php/index-5.6.html#shapeobj), I could query a shapeObj after its ...
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MapServer PROCESSING “SCALE=a,b” does not stretch data

I have a map file that loads GeoTIFF data, which is of type float and in the [0.0-100.0] range. It gets scaled to be between 0-255 with this command: PROCESSING "SCALE=0,100" Next it gets ...
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Configuring MapServer on Ubuntu with Apache

I am using Ubuntu 18.10 /x64 / Apache2. I wish to install MapServer on my system. The packages can be obtained from this place: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mapserver/7.2.0-5/+build/15292173 ...
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Understanding group attribute in mapserver's cluster?

I am trying to use the Group function in Mapserver's Cluster. We have a cluster defined where when we have a lot of objects on top of each other we group them in a cluster. Show a circle and a count....
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Mapserver GeoJSON input

Is it possible for MapServer to read GeoJSON file and serve it as a layer in the .map file? Like how it can be done with shapefiles as shown below: LAYER Name 'land' TYPE POLYGON DATA '...
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MapServer Runtime substitution for geotransform

I am trying for a way to get a variable geo transformation of a few line strings from a shapefile: VALIDATION 'TIME' '^[0-9\-]*T[0-9:]*\.0Z$' 'SMOOTH' '^[0-9]*$' 'SMOOTHITER' '^[0-9]*$' END ...
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Mapserver data root

I consolidate all my .map files and data under a root folder. (eg. c:\data) Under the url when accessing .map file via Mapserver, instead of defining an absolute full path: http://localhost/cgi-bin/...
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Mapserver weird output of REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1

Once I use REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1 in my browser with the mapserv I get the following: $ cat ~/Downloads/ms ELF>�@@!@8 @@@@��888�� �� � �� �� � TTTDDP�tdLLQ�...
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mapcache + sqlite + http2 nginx

searching for the maximum speed I can get from our mapcache service, I'm going to make some test in a new server (AWS EC2) with Nginx as a reverse proxy and Apache before to update the live system. ...
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How to debug PostGIS connection issue from MapServer?

I have a PostGIS connection string that works fine in GDAL, as I get a raster response when running gdalinfo "PG:host=... port=5432 user='...' password='...' dbname='weather_models' schema='rasters' ...
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MapServer Raster WMTS From PostGIS Column

I'm going to guess this isn't possible, since I haven't seen documentation supporting this in either MapServer, PostGIS, or GDAL. I have a PostGIS table with two columns -- timestamp and rast -- ...
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ODK Aggregate PostGIS and MapServer WFS with attached images

I am using ODK Collect to collect ground data. The data collected are stored into a PostgreSQL/PostGIS database then I publish them as WFS through MapServer and read them with Leaflet (Leaflet-WFST ...
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OpenLayers forEachLayerAtPixel and MapServer .MAP file COLOR

I'm trying to use map.forEachLayerAtPixel in OpenLayers to see what layers are clicked, but I have a layer in the background that is a grid served by Mapserver with a grid.map file that is just a ...
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How to compile/install php-mapscript with PHP7

So, this PR opens up mapscript support for PHP7. Since there is no ducomentation I gave it a try based on How compile/install php-mapscript on Ubuntu 16.04 (although I'm doing it in Debian 9 if that's ...
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MapServer return available mapfiles

With an enormous amount of mapfiles in one directory, is it possible to return a list of available mapfiles? I run MapServer in a docker container: docker run -d -p 8181:80 -v $MAPDATA:/map ...
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Mapserver not displaying a raster properly

I have a 32bit floating point raster containing only five values (-2, -1, 0, 1, 2 + -999000000 for noData don't ask me why, it was delivered to me), no compression, projected (EPSG:3857). I am using ...
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Some interior tiles don't render

I am rendering multipolygons of FEMA flood zones using mapserver / mapcache / openlayers. The flood zones render correctly directly from mapserver, but at a few zoom levels interior tiles (by which I ...
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Moving MS4W from Apache to IIS

I'm trying to switch to IIS on my MS4W MapServer install. It works fine in Apache but on IIS I get: msProcessProjection(): Projection library error. proj error "no arguments in initialization list"...
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MapServer WFS request

I want to request a WFS feature but my mapfile returns WMS, I have tried to change the mapfile but it still returns the WMS. I am using MapServer 7.3 and OpenLayers 4. Below is my mapfile ... ...
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How to use a secondary geometry in LABEL object

I have a set of settlement features with two geometries: one is an outline polygon and another is a label point. The features are fetched from a PostGIS db: LAYER NAME "settlements" ...
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Mapcache + SQLite

i tried to configure mapcache to use with sqlite database, but i have some problems. I want make cache for four layers, but i dont know, how to do this. When i make more tilesets, i get error: ...
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MapServer: using a CRS for which there is no EPSG code

I am developing a MapServer map file for a map created with Goode's Homolosine projection. The PROJ string is rather simple: +proj=igh +lat_0=0 +lon_0=0 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs The IOGP (...
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Specify database schema in MapServer mapfile

I have my mapfile. I am able to connect to my PostGIS database when my table is under the public schema. Here is my database structure. Database Ingham \__Schemas (3) \__2016 \...
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How to use both wms_layer_group and GetLegendGraphic in the same layer

The new wms_layer_group layer metadata tag appears to be inconsistent with legends. wms_layer_group cannot be combined with GROUP (re: this) GetLegendGraphic only works on CLASS items that have a ...
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Configure MapServer 7 for both time and elevation

I am trying to use MapServer to serve up multi-dimensional raster data. All the data is stored in separate TIFF images - 1 image stores (for example) air temperature at a single time and elevation. ...
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Mapserver displays blank image of POINT layer data extracted from PostGIS database [duplicate]

I am trying to display a couple of lat/long points with Mapserver, which are stored in a PostGIS database. Here is my Database setup: CREATE TABLE test( gid SERIAL NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY,...
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Creating WMS proxy without capabilities document?

I've recently been tasked with making a custom written WMS server be usable with newer clients and apps such as QGis. The original server was written years ago by a consultancy firm in C++ and who ...
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Openlayers with Mapserver

I have setup a map server in my local Windows machine, and can access the map with this link http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv.exe?template=openlayers&layers=all&map=C:/ms4w/apps/osm/basemaps1/...
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MapServer query through URL

I am new to MapServer and I wanted to host offline map server on Windows, so after following this link https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/wiki/RenderingOsmDataWindows#osm-import I have setup the ...
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Calculate coordinate for a point along given line

Using Openlayers or plan Javascript, how would i get the coordinate of a point that is 500 meters along this line? Im trying to calculate the coordinate (lat long) x meters along a given line Example ...