Virtual Globe configuring
Jørn Vegard Røsnes
jorn at SPACETEC.NO
Thu Feb 16 09:09:18 EST 2006
Rune Aasgaard sent me this link for distribution here:
On Thursday 16 February 2006 10:34, Sebastian Albrecht wrote:
> Hello again,
> relating to the discussion about Virtual Globe yesterday I wrote Rune
> Aasgaard how to configure external WMS servers into Virtual Globe.
> Below is what he replied.
> Best regards
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: Virtual Globe and personal WMS servers
> Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 15:03:52 +0100
> From: Rune Aasgaard <rune.aasgaard at sintef.no>
> Organization: SINTEF
> To: Sebastian Albrecht <albrecht at fielax.de>
> References: <43F327FA.2060803 at fielax.de>
> If we start with the common "Start Globe" URL...
> ... you'll find a referencee to a "dataset" (the globe.vgml file).
> Download that file and save it to your disk. Or, alternatively, download
> the commented version:
> Open it in your favorite text editor and try to add a WMS following the
> pattern of the ones in the configuration file (you'll get some hints in
> the commented version). The WMS server must be visible from the Globe
> server, as all WMS images are forst downloaded to the globe server,
> transformed, converted and cached there (so that when somebody has visited
> a WMS map it is readily accessible for others also), and then sent to the
> The .vgml file only needs to be visible from your globe client.
> Try this and report success/failure to me!
More information about the mapserver-users