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Posts From March, 2014

How to install the latest version of Mapserver as a Windows CGI application

This is intended to be a simple guide to producing a working MapServer CGI installation on Windows and IIS, suitable for serving up Web Mapping Services (WMS) or Web Feature Services (WFS), from the... read more

How to supply default values to MapServer runtime variables (using version 6.0x)

MapServer allows certain elements of the map file to be altered at runtime by passing in variables on the URL. This only applies when MapServer is running as a CGI application, and is documented... read more

Remote connection to SQL server on dynamic ports

SQL server has conventionally used port 1433. However recently Microsoft made some changes and when suing named instanced you are likely to find your SQL Server is using dynamic ports. This means ... read more