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The processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction

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Protect www directory of GeoServer

I use the www directory of my GeoServer to serve different maps, mostly with Leaflet. Now I want to restrict the access with login credentials. I allready tried to get a htpasswd protection working, ...
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Set GeoServer's password encryption to "Strong PBE" via REST API

On GeoServer 2.24.2 I want to set the password encryption to "Strong PBE" via REST API. In the GUI one can navigate "Settings" -> "Security": I do not want to do this ...
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Change GeoServer's "XML User Group Service default" via REST API

On GeoServer 2.24.2 I want to update the default "XML User Group Service default" to use "Digest" password encryption and to recode the existing passwords as I set that setting. In ...
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GeoServer authentication key not working as expected

I'd like to secure access to my layers published on GeoServer 2.21.1. running on Apache Tomcat Version 9.0.65. What I want My goal is to create a user who is the only one who can read the layers of a ...
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Secure a QGIS layer with password and protection from copy-pasting

In a project we want to share a geographic layer, but we want to avoid that this data can be accessed without password and easily copied & pasted (and of course can't be edited). The polygons ...
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QGIS plugin error with PyArmor

My Python project works fine when I include it as a QGIS 3.28.6 plugin. I have also successfully used PyArmor to obfuscate the Python files in PyCharm, however that causes me to get some errors in ...
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GeoNetwork 3.12.9 support for OpenID Connect Authentication protocol

The GeoNetwork 4.x documentation indicates, among several supported authentication modes, the OpenID Connect protocol (https://geonetwork-opensource.org/manuals/4.0.x/en/administrator-guide/managing-...
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How are WFS/WMS APIs secured?

Here's a dumb question, about something I barely understand. Please forgive me if even the premise of the question is wrong. When a WFS or WMS API is secured behind a password, is it then always also ...
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GeoServer layer security: How to remove rights for a single layer?

I am using GeoServer 2.19.2 Following the documentation on https://docs.geoserver.org/2.19.x/en/user/security/layer.html I try to remove rights for every layer in a specific workspace. I have the ...
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Providing MS_ENCRYPTION_KEY as an enviornment variable instead of a file in a mapserver mapfile

In order to use a secured WMS service in a mapfile, one can directly provide credentials as follow: LAYER NAME "topic-infra-service" TYPE RASTER STATUS ON CONNECTION "...
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Privately sharing web maps with clients

Goal: to share a web map (ideally created on ArcGIS Online) with clients that do not have an ArcGIS Online (AGOL) account, via a private link or password-protected page. Research Findings: It is NOT ...
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Protect my GeoJSON in Leaflet

My GeoJSON map is published by Leaflet, how can prevent download from user who want to steal it? I'd taken long time to prepare GeoJSON and I want to preserve my effort. Any suggestion? Do I need to ...
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Anonymize site locations

I'm putting together some training materials for a workshop on R for spatial data analysis in archaeology, and need to anonymize the true site locations (confidential information) while keeping the ...
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Protecting Vector Tile Server Data

I am deploying a Vector Tile Server on AWS with data I don't want to make publicly available and there are two main elements I want to cover regarding the security of the data The tile server needs ...
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Dealing with log4j vulnerability in FME products

Is there a way to mitigate any risk associated with the log4j vulnerability in FME Products? FME Desktop FME Server FME License Server (FlexLM)
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Dealing with log4j vulnerability in ArcGIS Enterprise products

Is there a way to deal with the log4j vulnerability in the ArcGIS Enterprise products? Portal for ArcGIS ArcGIS Server ArcGIS Datastore
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Log4J vulnerability handling in QGIS

I am using QGIS in a work environment so it is critical to know if and how QGIS is affected by the Log4J vulnerability. There are affected software lists, where I cannot find QGIS on, eg. here or here....
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Protecting ArcPy Files (.py) [duplicate]

I'm writing a program in ArcGIS with Python language (ArcPy). I would like to publish it as a commercial program, but ArcPy or ToolBox script is not secure, because ToolBox can be converted to .py ...
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Leaflet Tilelayer from Mapbox with URL restrictions

I’m having great difficulty with this topic. I’m building a Gatsby/React mapping web app for the Swiss paddlesports community (GitHub repo) using Leaflet to load a custom tile layer from Mapbox. I’d ...
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Setting up SAML access to Portal for ArcGIS (via Reverse Proxy Server)

We are having several Portal for ArcGIS installations behind a reverse-proxy server (Nevis) and would like to configure SAML access to them. We have followed the doc available online (e.g. definition ...
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How to restrict features that users can see by area?

Basically I have around 10 tables that are worked by several teams of users. What I need to avoid is team A complaining that team B got a better area to work on or worse, having them sabotaging each ...
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Unauthorized SQL Query Execution warning- ArcGIS map services

A security scan of an application I maintain that uses several ArcGIS 10.7.1 map services (hosted with stand alone ArcGIS Server, not Enterprise, on AWS server, with IIS as web server) produced this ...
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ArcGIS Portal not working with LDAP users

I have set user identity store of ArcGIS Portal administration page like following. { "type": "LDAP", "properties": { "userPassword": "secret",...
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Secured WMS call from web application

I have a GIS application where users have to login in with username and password. The WMS is served using GeoServer and displayed using OpenLayers. I need to restrict WMS layers. I want to access the ...
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User privileges

My query is just about security level How can a layer be secured with username and password only that user can see that layer? And if other user logged in but access is not given to him for that ...
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Rules and roles in GeoServer not working

I have in a GeoServer (v2.16) two workspaces, with associated users and roles for those users. The file in /opt/geoserver/data_dir/security/layers.properties looks like this: #Thu Mar 12 10:44:20 ...
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Block user after 3 attempts of login

Do you know if there is a way to block a user after 3 attempts of login? I was looking for information about but I haven't find anything.
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Allowing ArcGIS Server accessing our Geodatabase Enterprise over the web

In my organization there is an installation of ArcGIS Server that is linked with an Enterprise geodatabase (PostgreSQL) in a DMZ for editing only over the web. However, we have another installation ...
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Data security under WebGIS by QGIS [closed]

We would like to offer our Client a webGIS solution for showing/Monitoring their data. Based on my Knowledge WebGIS by ESRI would be helpful and provide the user with the Login Information and it is ...
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Is there any open source implementation of GeoXACML based access control mechanism for OGC Web Services?

I am looking for an open source implementation of GeoXACML PEP, PDP to provide access control to my OGC web services. I have already set-up SAML based authentication. I found a non-opensource ...
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Unauthenticated sensitive Information Disclosure - ArcGIS REST services [closed]

Recently a security audit has been done on our servers and applications which has ArcGIS enterprise installed on it. Our Architecture setup : We have ArcGIS installed on the server, ArcGIS exposes its ...
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Is there an advantage to installing an ArcGIS web adaptor in the DMZ

I'm trying to architect a new ArcGIS Portal site. I see ESRI has instructions on configuring a reverse proxy to work with a web adapter installed on the network. However I have also seen sources ...
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Getting a token access to feature layer using Postman and Python

I am trying to query a feature server using postman as ESRI'S documentation: https://developers.arcgis.com/labs/rest/get-an-access-token/ I have succesfully added the Authorization to the body of the ...
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Stop ArcGIS 'Geodatabase Adminstration' Reporting Connection as 'DBO' Instead of My Username?

We are running ArcGIS 10.5.1 and MS SQL Server, and using an SDE connection file which is configured to use 'Operating System' credentials. When most users connect, the 'Geodatabase Administration' ...
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Is it possible to migrate users from one ArcGIS Server instance to different one

We are planning to consolidate 2 ArcGIS Server instances, by migrating all services and users from one into the other. So users are stored in json files: { "username": "foo", "password": "...
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Security of GeoServer WMS layer URL

How can I secure my WMS layer URL on GeoServer as whenever a WMS layer is loaded from GeoServer than the layer URL can be easily seen in the browser console?
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Securing one single WMS layer on GeoServer

My aim is to secure one specific layer (ex. topp:states) with username and password. I tried a couple of combinations in the layer.properties file. *.*.r=* *.*.w=GROUP_ADMIN,ADMIN topp.states.r=...
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Is licensed file geodatabase really secure?

I am planning to deliver our geo data in Licensed File Geodatabase format. This option was quite impressive as customer can have good look of the data with limitation and expiry date before purchasing....
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Geoserver JDBC User Group Services Problem

I use the Geoserver 2.11.4 version in Windows.I am adding the JDBC service to the PostgreSQL database using JDBC Users and Group Services. Next, I add a Provider for JDBC that I created using the JDBC ...
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Enabling service sharing in ArcGis Online?

I am an admin for my organization. I enabled both Allow Anonymous Access and Member can share content publicly under the security panel. I am trying to connect a webservice we host that is in an ...
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How can I block WMTS GetCapabilities Link

I want to block to below link like WMS services. http://localhost:8080/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?REQUEST=GetCapabilities In services, WMS method's has "GetCapabilities" and selected roles only "...
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openlayers 4 method forEachLayerAtPixel() throws SecurityError: The operation is insecure

Working with GeoExt 3.1.0, ExtJS 6.2.0 and Open Layers 4.4.1. I am trying to select a layer on my map with the singleclick event so I can use layer.getSource().getGetFeatureInfoUrl and display the ...
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Configuring security for WFS layer

We are using GeoServer 2.8, PostgreSQL 9.6 & QGIS 2.16 on our side. We have certain WFS layers. As per documentation disabled Anonymous WFS access and looking more settings for Web part. However ...
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Restrict access to geoserver's web administration interface [closed]

I am a bit worried because the web administration interface for my geoserver is open to everybody. Of course there is a password set, but I wonder if it is reasonable to block access to the padel from ...
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Boundless Suite - Composer Security Permissions [closed]

I’m having trouble getting users-roles-data access rules correctly configured in the Boundless Suite 4.9.1.  The issue appears to be with Composer, not Geoserver. BLUF:  I want 2 separate editors for ...
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Adding a security layer to my tile server [closed]

I have a tile server (apache2 + mod_tile serving OpenStreetMap data) that I'm going to use via Leaflet. Everything's working fine but before putting this public, I have a big concern about the ...
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How to Access Secured ArcGIS Online Services from a Custom JS Web app?

I have some Layers Hosted on my company's ArcGIS Online Account. I want to make a Custom WebMapping Application hosted on our public server, which General Public can use without Logging in. I'm ...
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Setting SSL Cipher Suites in Portal Admin

I am trying to update the SSL cipher suites (to be in compliance with my org security requirements) at '/portal/portaladmin/security/sslCertificates/update' according to this page I am getting: ...
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Password protected WMS in Openlayers 4

I would like to use OpenLayers to access a Wms, which is protected by a password. Unfortunately, I find no solution to this problem. My problem is in particular that I want to prevent that password ...
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Parametrized queries for ArcGIS?

Since our ArcGIS applications are developed as desktop and as server applications, I'm looking for a way create our SQL-queries in a safe way. The state of the art to mitigate SQL-injection is, to use ...
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