[OSGeo-Discuss] Software to test a WCS server?

Alexandre Leroux alexandre.leroux at ec.gc.ca
Wed Nov 5 07:52:49 PST 2008

Thanks to Jorge, Dominic and Justin for your replies.

I updated the wikipedia WCS entry accordingly for the benefit of everyone.

The WCS test engine seems pretty interesting to us. It will help us make 
sure our server also serves WMS in full compliance.

Have a nice day,

Alexandre Leroux, M.Sc., Ing.
Environnement Canada / Environment Canada
Centre météorologique canadien / Canadian Meteorological Centre
Section de la réponse aux urgences environnementales /
Environmental Emergency Response Section
alexandre.leroux at ec.gc.ca

On 11/03/08 16:52, Justin Deoliveira wrote:
> Hi Alexandre,
> There is a CITE (Compliance and Interoperability Test Engine) which is 
> used to test reference implementations for OGC specs, including WCS. You 
> can get the engine from:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/teamengine
> To get the tests for wcs you need to sign up for an account on the OGC 
> portal.I am not sure if they are publicly available elsewhere.
> The easiest way (if you are interested) is probably to send a message to 
> the CITE forum:
> cite-forum at lists.opengeospatial.org
> And state that you want access to the tests.
> -Justin
> Alexandre Leroux wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I tried to find a quick way to test our WCS server implementation 
>> (it's specifically for an in-house meteorological data format - not 
>> useful outside our organization).
>> What I'm looking for is a simple software such as QGIS, uDig or 
>> similar to test loading data from our WCS server, and help us 
>> debugging it! :-) After some searches, I found GeoServer supports WCS 
>> and well, nothing else. I must be wrong!
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_Coverage_Service
>> GDAL supports WCS to some extent:
>> http://gdal.org/frmt_wcs.html
>> Thanks a lot for any feedback!
>> Alex
>> http://slashgeo.org

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