Questions tagged [web-service]

A Web service is a method of communication between two electronic devices over a network.

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How do I get JSON data into Python script from a ArcGIS geoprocessing service?

I am using Network Analyst to calculate the travel time from point A to point B. I need to do this for thousands of points, so the obvious solution is automating in Python. While I can write a script ...
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How do I define a bounding box within a WFS-request?

I need to get some data from via a WFS connection but due to the sheer size of the data, it takes for ever to load into Qgis or MapInfo. MapInfo has a feature which allows you to restrict the wfs ...
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Seeking web service that returns elevation profile between two points and can process 5000 requests per second

I need a web service that provides elevation profile data between two coordinates with request rates at a minimum of 2000 requests per second but preferably at 5000 per second. The distance between ...
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Creating geodata service from version other than DEFAULT in ArcGIS for Server?

This is with ArcGIS for Server and Desktop 10.1 I want to host a geodata service, but I don't want it to be from the DEFAULT version. I want it to be from an alternate version, that I can check the ...
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Convert a UK postal code to a city name?

Is there any service to convert a UK postal code to a city name? Does one postal code always map to one city, or to more than one? Is there a free web service to do this conversion for me?
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Looking for non-Earth GIS Web Services

Hey I'm building a web application and want to use some GIS services for other planets/moons. In general, I want to find GIS web resources which apply to bodies apart from Earth. Anybody have url ...
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WKID (Well Known ID) for national projection for ArcGIS REST API

I have to use my national projection system which does not have corresponding WKID listed for ArcGIS REST API. Without it I am unable to use this projection system for my web application. Any ...
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wps-grass-bridge misses essential GRASS tool

I set up a Web Processing Service with 52°North and GRASS (using the wps-grass-bridge). I get a similar result like in the online example here: 52°North WPS Demo I assume it would be similar with ...
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QGIS WPS plugin misses one parameter

I set up a Web Processing Service with 52°North and GRASS (using the wps-grass-bridge). All went smooth and I get a proper DescribeProcess for i.cluster. As you can see, I need to give the parameter "...
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How to add Map Legend, Scale Bar and Select tool to an ArcGIS Server Service?

I have published a service from ArcMap to my Server Account but I can't figure out how to add the legend, scale bar and select tool to the service. According to the published service it was built ...
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are there UML models of the OGC standards available online (native files not pdfs)

Last time I checked, there were only PDFs with class diagrams available on the net (downloadable for at least 140 swiss francs a piece) , but not the UML models in a native format of a database ...
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Working with HTTPS, non-secure services and ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

Situation: I am currently working with an app that is required to be delivered over HTTPS because of an organizational security requirement. I currently do not have access to this servers ...
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Data Interoperability Conversion WFS Layer, Duplicate .XSI_NIL Field?

When I use the data interoperability extension to retrieve a WFS dataset I have duplicate fields added with ".xsi_nil" added to the end of the field. However, if I use the WFS to Feature Class tool I ...
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Ice, snow, glacial data for ArcGIS Online

I'm quite new to this field, so forgive the amateur question, but are there any WMS or WTS that can provide a historical representation of ice melt in the Artic/Greenland area? I'm using ArcGIS Online ...
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Effectively displaying a large amount of data on Google Maps APi

I have about 20 layers that I'd like to put on a Google maps API. I assume I'll need some form of a tile cache server and perhaps under mapserver or geoserver. These layers amount to about 400mb so ...
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Updates to ArcSDE via Oracle trigger

Is it possible and/or feasible for an Oracle trigger to periodically update ArcSDE via a REST geoprocessing service? Does anyone have any experience with such a thing? The reason for this is that I ...
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Use coordinates from Geotools geometry-object to send request to Webserver

I have a polygon as a Geotools Geometry Object. No I want to use the coordinates of the polygon to send a request to a webserver. The webserver demands the coordinates to be in the following format (...
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Multiple (seperate) Attachment Tables

Is it possible to have multiple attachment tables related to one feature class? The purpose is to only show specific attachments at certain times. We are trying to only show pertinent attached files/...
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Sourcing Historical Wind data?

I'm looking for a service that provides hourly historical data for 24h and back. I am currently interfacing openweathermap.org but had to find out that not all stations provide this feature. Are ...
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Creating REST map services from external web services - how can it be done?

I am not sure if the terminology is correct here so apologies in advance. I am working towards creating REST map services for a map view and part of this work includes developing map services on ...
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ArcGIS Java SDK

I am going to develop a web application based on the requirements below: Loading a three different base image tiff, anything Loading the shapefile for that image. On entering the ID of a polygon, ...
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Calling rest services from WCF service

I have a question. I have an AddIn that allows spatial query using map service. I have logic that connects to map service on the client side. I am looking into the possibility of moving this logic to ...
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The underlying connection was closed: The connection was closed unexpectedly, WCF and ESRI Objects

I am getting this error when using ESRI objects like Geometry, Envelope etc in a WCF service. I have a class that some properties (string, int, double) but when I add ESRI type as part of this class, ...
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What is Geonode ? What all can be achieved using it?

Ok i have searched the site and did not find enough information concerning regarding what is a Geonode so i really thought i may ask everyone who has used it to give their opinion. I am trying to set ...
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arcpy geoprocessing service with sde database produces no output url

I'm trying to use a geoprocessing script to clip some data and return to the user (via url) the path to a zip file with the results of the clip. I also need to connect to an sde database. I can get ...
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Geoprocessing service failure

I have a python script tool that I have published to a geoprocessing service. Every time I run the service it fails. Here's what I'm getting for errors: The python code in the tool is below: import ...
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How to offset labels on a web application from two different services

I have multiple layers that are labeled within our online web mapping application. Two (zoning and land use) are located in our Planning/Zoning ArcGIS Server 10.1 Service. The other (Parcels) is ...
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How to save a map service to a local drive.. Forest Service Ranger Districts

I am using a map service in a project. I would like to find out if it is possible to save it to my local computer. This is what I am looking at: Server: http://apps.fs.fed.us/ArcX/services Name: EDW/...
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How to handle the New ESRI Ocean Basemap

Some of you may have seen this recent (4/28/14) ESRI blogpost - The New Ocean Basemap. ESRI, in their infinite wisdom, has split up their Ocean Basemap into 2 separate services. One with just the ...
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ArcServer 10.1- Get Original Document location (mxd) from published web service using python

I need to extract the document location of a published web service. Is there any way this can be accomplished in python? I know where the maps are sitting on the server, and i know the name of the ...
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Web Feature Service Question

If I set up a Web Feature Service that provides point (location) data, can my WFS also provide a bunch of additional data for events that occurred at those points? Is there a better way to do that? ...
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How can I show a interactive map?

I am trying to develop a web app like this. That is, I want to show a map with points and when the users clicks on a point, it should display some information about it. Can I do that with TinyOWS? ...
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Are there any web services providing country border data?

I am an Android developer (working in Java) and want to write a geographical quiz game. The quiz will need a list of countries and will randomly choose one to highlight on a map (probably using Google ...
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ArcGIS Geoprocessing Service fails on data loading

I have a Desktop Script tool that works fine when run on desktop, but does not work when the results are turned into a geoprocessing serice. Running ArcGIS 10.2 on Desktop and 10.2 on server. I have ...
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Is it a good idea to use GRASS Algorithms for Geoprocessing in a Server Environment?

I´m designing a web-service to run in a server environment that will do some geoprocessing actions to datasets uploaded by users and send the results back. I´m programming in Python, and so far I´ve ...
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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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Why outside border of a service area is always not reasonable?

In ARCGIS 10.1 network analysis, why results of service area are different if number of break points is changed? For example, the grid is 300m*300m, I try to produce service area around a node. ...
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Get list of cities within a bounding box

I need to find a web service that allows me to reverse-geocode but with a bounding box. In other words, I want to give the coordinates for a bounding box of latitude and longitude, and be provided ...
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How to host web map app on ArcGIS.com?

I have created a web map app on arcgis.com. I have installed ArcGIS 10.2 for Server, and created a services and published it on arcgis.com, but it is local server. I want to any one opening my web ...
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Architecture for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles

I am currently trying to set up a Mapping-Service for serving OSM-Mapnik Tiles. In my project we want to use the Mapnik-Layer as a BaseLayer for our GI-Application. I am quite new to Mapnik (only used ...
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GetFeatureInfo on ArcGIS Web Service

I am attempting to call do a GetFeatureInfo request on it a counties layer which is stored withing ArcSDE and hosted via ArcGIS Server 10. The request looks like WMS GetFeatureInfo Request The ...
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Connect ESRI Feature Service to Oracle Spatial database

I need to display some business and feature data from an Oracle Spatial database on a website. The website will use ESRI's HTML5 map components (https://developers.arcgis.com/en/javascript/jssamples/#...
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What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings?

What is the best public geoservice for getting data about buildings, which is free? Or maybe it's better to ask "does exist such a public service?" I want to add some 3d polygons to my 3d plane, ...
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How to dynamically disperse point labels in ArcMap, using image files and leader lines?

My GIS group needs to find, or somehow develop, a labeling tool for points in ArcMap. Ideally, it would work like this: Each point would be labeled using an image file (jpg or png) so that a ...
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Show content of layers in web map application

How can I show the layers used in ArcMap 10.1 such as .csv files, in published web map application? When I publish the map it says: No layers found to display
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Best way for rendering geotools in web service [closed]

I'm using geotools in my web service project. I always thought geotools is somehow compatible with openlayers, but now when it actually came to implementing this functionality, i can't find even one ...
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Is it possible to install OpenGeo within Amazon Web Services - Free Tier?

I like to ask if it is possible to install OpenGeo within an instance of the Amazon Web Services - Free Tier.
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Problem with extent of mapserver wms/layer

I use mapserver with MS SERVER 2008. The problem with the correctly computing layer extend of Map server. If map file like this MAP NAME "test map" IMAGETYPE GIF EXTENT ...
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Call Vehicle Routing Problem Service via REST - Problem with “time” attributes?

I am trying to get a Vehicle Routing Problem to work as a geoprocessing service on one of our servers. If I call the geoprocessing service via REST url and submit depots, orders and routes WITHOUT ...
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Web service to see postgis polygons

Is there any website or web service where I throw a polygon postgis and he show me on the map this polygon. Example: I put this POLYGON((0 0, 1 0, 1 1, 0 1, 0 0)) and the service show me the ...