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A Web Map Service (WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet

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How to compute the bounding box of multiple layers in lat/long?

I am writing an application to performance test all kinds of map services, primarily AGS 9.x, AGS 10, and WMS 1.x. Part of the application involves generating random bounding boxes for individual ...
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Adding WMS layer in QGIS standalone Python script [closed]

How do I add a WMS layer on a map, in a standalone Python script with QGIS 2.4? The methodology explained at the bottom of the official QGIS documentation page seems to be outdated and does not work:...
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Combine Leaflet with Geoserver WMS map

I'm not very skilled within the GIS world, however, I would like to know if it's possible to use this map: http://wfs-kbhkort.kk.dk/k101/wms?service=WMS&version=1.1.0&request=GetMap&...
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WMS server with CORS enabled?

Consider this question here. Many servers do not set CORS headers correctly. As I recover here, even esri does not do so, but bing does. That begs for the question, what are some WMS servers that ...
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Listing available online WMS services (Weather, Land Data, Place Names)?

I'm Looking for WMS services freely available to the public to overlay on my application, specifically weather and AIS information. Perhaps this is a good place to list some available online WMS ...
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What are the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS? [closed]

By looking at I do not really understand the differences between WMS, WFS, WCS, and WPS. Can somebody please explain the differences between them?
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Securing WMS against unauthorized access?

In a project the customer wants the images of the WMS to be secured against unauthorized access. What are the common solutions to realize that? Are they compatible with the OGC-standards?
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List of Map Service Software [closed]

I am curious as to what GIS server software is out there. I have used a few different ones and am building a list of them. If you know of any others please mention it below because I would like to ...
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Save a WMS layer on your Hard Drive via QGIS?

Well, here's another question. I'm working on a set of WMS data right now and i wanted to know if you can save it on a Hard drive. I do know that you can save the current view as a georeferenced Tif, ...
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How to avoid Pink tiles when DB view/Table is empty?

I have views that are spatial in a sense that they select some spatial column from other table. This table is published using geoserver. This table is live and sometime has no data at all. When the ...
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Can I do custom styling on GeoServer

I want to use GeoServer WMS server for custom styling. Let's say I have an area as polygon in a shapefile, but I don't have this area's temperature as an attribute. From a web service I gather ...
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How to make geoserver return JSON for WMS GetFeatureInfo?

I wish to get the results of a WMS GetFeatureInfo request as a JSON instead of the table that comes up by default. Out of the box, the only options for the response from a WMS GetFeatureInfo are the ...
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Comparison of WMS and WFS services

I am writing my thesis about WMS and WFS services. I would like to compare these two services. Can you suggest factors on which I can do this comparison? (In my mind I have: functionality, fastest ...
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Setting up MapServer WMS and use it with OpenLayers

I have set up MapServer WMS on the localhost by the following map file: MAP NAME "Prvi_WMS" SIZE 600 300 # 600 by 300 pixel image output PROJECTION "init=epsg:4326" END ...
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Can I use “Web Map Service Module” and “Web Feature Service Module” of Geoserver in my project?

I'm developing a GIS application with java Spring Framework and GeoTools library. I have some vector layer. I want to get this layers with wms and wfs protocols. I've downloaded geoserver code. It ...
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Openlayers2 and Geoserver: OSM/Google Maps and WMS Overlay

I am experiencing projection problems with the following set up: GeoServer with ESPG:4326 based shapefiles (*.shp) OpenJump to edit my shapefiles Openlayers with EPSG:900913 base layers GeoServer ...
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Loading WMS layer using PyQGIS

Although there are some posts on this matter, there is no answer in any one of them. This is why I am asking it again. One post I found was https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/68032/raster-layer-...
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Can Geoserver return the raster value of a lat/lon point

I have a GeoTIFF published by Geoserver 2.2 and being used by Leaflet via WMS. How can I get Geoserver to return the raster value at a lat/long point? I'm guessing it has to do with using WCS, but ...
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Specifying ArcGIS Server WMS GetFeatureInfo tolerance?

is there a way to specify pixel tolerance when requesting feature info via GetFeatureInfo WMS request for an ArcGIS Server WMS-published map service? I have not been able to find any such information ...
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How to get column names of layer (WMS) using OpenLayers?

Is it somehow possible to get layer's column name using OpenLayers? any example and documentation would be really useful? Edit: I have already tried WMS_describeLayer topp:states layer: <?xml ...
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Changing WMS symbology?

Is it possible to change the symbology of a WMS from external developers? I am harvesting WMS and the symbology is very messy and unclear when some are viewed together.
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OpenLayers 3 - submit SLD text in WMS call

Earlier versions of OpenLayers allowed for the submission of the text of an SLD in a call to the server side WMS. This describes the procedure, and cautions that, if your SLD is too long, you ...
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Small features don't draw when zoomed out using Geoserver WMS

I am using Leaflet to access polygon layers through Geoserver WMS. When I zoom out the smallest polygons will disappear and not draw. They would essentially be a dot if they did draw. Is there a way ...
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Difference between WMTS and WMS?

What is the main difference between a Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) and a Web Map Service (WMS) When should you choose one over the other? What are the (dis)advantages by choosing one over ...
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Is it possible to setup fiddler to capture requests from QGIS

I want to know if it is possible setup fiddler to capture WMS/WFS requests from QGIS and how to do it. Fiddler is capturing the requests from MapInfo and I don't remember making any setup in fiddler ...
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Is there a web page where I can test a WMS URL?

I am using JMP 9, which supports WMS maps (as a client), but it doesn't seem to be working now. Is there a web based, or small install GIS client on which I can test a WMS URL? [To clarify, I was ...
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Does QGIS have WMS-T (WMS with time) support?

Does anyone know if there's support for WMS-T in QGIS? Through the app I can add WMS layers, but I can't work with WMS-T (there's no place to set the time parameter). I been going through the the ...
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Obtaining base maps / base layers in QGIS 3.0

I'm excited to upgrade from QGIS 2.18 to 3.0. However, I rely heavily on the plugin QuickMapServices for base maps. For example, the main project I'm working on currently uses these base layers, all ...
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Converting WMS to SHP?

I'm looking for tool that will be convert WMS to vector layer. Are they ready tool?(for example in python)
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WFS and WMS query SRS parameter and BBOX usage [closed]

WMS and WFS queries needs SRS and BBOX parameters. http://example.com/geoserver/wfs? service=WFS& version=2.0.0& request=GetFeature& typeNames=namespace:featuretype& srsName=...
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Centralizing QGIS connections for multiple QGIS installations?

I have multiple computers with QGIS installed on them. I regularly use the same WMS / WFS services. Now I have to connect to these services for each QGIS installation separately. It would be great ...
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GetMap - WMS 1.1.0 vs 1.3.0

This works: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/sc?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1&WIDTH=256&HEIGHT=256&FORMAT=image/png&BBOX=-83.4,32,-78.4,35.3&LAYERS=...
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Zooming to WMS layer after CQL filter in OpenLayers?

I created a layer that contains points and I added it to a map as WMS layer in OpenLayers. I did a CQL filter and it works but I'd like to zoom to the selected point when I worked with getextent or ...
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Get bounding box of WMS

Is it possible to request the bounding box of a WMS from GeoServer? In my case I have a WMS that I show with L.TileLayer.WMS in a Leaflet map. I like to center and zoom my map to the WMS.
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OpenLayers 3 WMS Styling Using SLD_BODY and POST request

I'm using OpenLayers 3 and GeoServer to create a spatial web application in which I want to enable users to choose a colour ramp (using Colorbrewer) and a number of breaks for styling an attribute in ...
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Cannot populate a Ext GridPanel through GeoExt WMSCapabilitiesStore

I've been working through a few tutorial/starter map samples on the OpenGeo and GeoExt websites and have come upon a problem I cannot solve. I'm trying to load a list of layers from my GeoServer into ...
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Catching WMS error message from log messages panel in QGIS with python?

I am using a WMS-service as background map in an automatized atlas print process. Unfortunately the WMS-service seems to have a problem on server side, as it is sometimes not responding (see error ...
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WMS not viewing in QGIS

I am trying to import WMS from geoserver link to QGIS 2.8.4 & the latest 2.12.1: http://geoportal.asig.gov.al/Services/host/host.ashx?url=http://localhost:8080/geoserver/asig/wms& QGIS get ...
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ArcGIS Server cache from outside wms service

I have an arcgis server web application (version 10.0) that utilizes an external wms service for displaying some information layers on top of a local basemap. This external service has a tendency to ...
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Setup own Openlayers Proxyhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problems with OpenLayers and WFS - proxy.cgi issues I have seen some example related to WMS Get Feature Info like : http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/getfeatureinfo-control....
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Printing WMS map with chosen scale and WMS zoom level using QGIS?

I am trying to print a WMS map in QGIS. If, while in the print composer, I chose a "25000" scale, the composer chooses a WMS layer that actually shows a 1:50000 map. To get down deep at the 1:25000 ...
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Loading WMS with PyQGIS

I have installed QGIS server on Ubuntu 14.04 which serves WMS. Connection uses https and basic auth. URL is https://my.awesome.url:8090/cgi-bin/project1/qgis_mapserv.fcgi I can connect with QGIS and ...
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How to convert gml:pos to latitude and longitude?

I'm trying to figure out the latitude and longitude of rail stations that are contained in this WMS feature list. I'm completely new to the GIS field, so please forgive me if I use the wrong terms ...
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How to style a WMS layer?

I also posted this question on stackoverflow. I successfully overlayed a WMS layer in google maps v3, however, as the information on tiles is black on transparent, it is not well seen on dark ...
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What are MapFish Printing Capabilities for WMS and WFS?

we are evaluating whether MapFish Printing module fit our needs or not.. From a 2010 presentation http://2010.foss4g.org/presentations/3234.pdf, it says MapFish printing has following readers: Web ...
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Use OpenLayers WMSGetFeatureInfo on Mapserver Layer?

I'm able to use OpenLayers' OpenLayers.Layer.Mapserver declaration to generate a raster from GRIB data. I've read in the MapServer docs and on forums that it should be possible to get point ...
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Cascading WMS in ArcGIS Server?

Is it possible to load external wms services into ArcMap and publish them in ArcGIS Server? I have tried this and get the error that the layer type is not supported.
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Adding OpenWeatherMap WMS layer using PyQGIS?

I would like to add in QGIS real time weather data. I found this link and this link and I tried to follow the example, but without any success. I've added a WMS weather data layer for precipitation ...
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Problem with WFS-T save strategy in Openlayers

In my web map application, I have added the editable wfs vector layer for feature editing. But in save strategy method, Insert and Update Geometry is working fine.But Update Attributes is not saved in ...
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Geoserver popups in Leaflet

I've got a simple Leaflet map with a basemap and one map-layer coming from my own hosted GeoServer. I made the layers show up nicely in a map. Now I want to add popups on the point layer showing ...