[gdal-dev] WMTS - Need TileLevel option Servers responding with bad capabilities

jratike80 jukka.rahkonen at maanmittauslaitos.fi
Thu Dec 1 00:08:23 PST 2016

esacree wrote
> Question:  Is it possible to get a TileLevel option added to the new GDAL
> WMTS driver?
> Reason:  WMTS servers at USGS and ESRI are returning XML Capabilities with
> TileLevel 18 (Google) or TileLevel 19 (default028mm).   The USGS help desk
> said that the tile servers are only serving up to Tile Level 15.  The new
> GDAL WMTS driver always request data from the max TileLevel in the
> Capabilities.  The mismatch between the WMTS XML capabilities and the
> actual maximum TileLevel are causing the GDAL WMTS driver requests to fail
> with Error 404 (not found).
> I have requested that they correct the WMTS XML Capabilities documents.  
> Suggestion:  Could a "TileLevel" parameter be added to the WMTS GDAL
> driver to limit the TileLevel to one that is available?   A TileLevel
> parameter would help work around this situation.
> Thanks!
> Elaine


You can do what Even suggested in
download and save GetCapabilities on the disk, edit, and read the edited
GetCapabilities with GDAL.

-Jukka Rahkonen-

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