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dev:gis_umn_mapserver [2007/07/11 11:18]
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dev:gis_umn_mapserver [2009/07/06 20:36] (current)
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These libraries will allow MapServer to work with it's basic capabilities, for extended capabilities (such as connecting with PostGIS spatial database, accessing different data formats, ....) additional libraries are needed. These libraries will allow MapServer to work with it's basic capabilities, for extended capabilities (such as connecting with PostGIS spatial database, accessing different data formats, ....) additional libraries are needed.
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-The easiest way to use map server on the windows platform is to use Map Server For Windows (MS4W) package from the www.maptools.org web site free of charge. +The easiest way to use MapServer on the Windows platform is to use the free MS4W (MapServer For Windows) package from the [[http://www.maptools.org|www.maptools.org]] web site.
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-All you have to do is to extract the .zip file to a driver root (ex: c:\) and you are ready to go! +
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-All the essential libraries and apache web server is bundled in to the MS4W. +
-Run the apache web server by executing the apache.exe reside inside the MS4W directory structure. +
 +All you have to do is to extract the .zip file to a drive root (e.g. c:\) and you are ready to go!
 +All the essential libraries and apache web server is bundled in to the MS4W package.
 +Run the apache web server by executing the apache.exe found inside the MS4W directory structure.
====Installing UMN Map Server in Linux ==== ====Installing UMN Map Server in Linux ====
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-===== How to make sure whether map server is set up correctly ===== 
-type on your browser +===== How to check whether MapServer is set up correctly ===== 
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 +Type in your browser:
http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv
-this will give you the following out put.+This will give you the following output:
No query information to decode. QUERY_STRING is set, but empty. No query information to decode. QUERY_STRING is set, but empty.
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-References : http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/+References : http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu
http://www.maptools.org http://www.maptools.org

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