[GeoNode-users] Migrating large number of layers to Geonode

Alessio Fabiani alessio.fabiani at geo-solutions.it
Wed Dec 20 00:46:51 PST 2017

You can try to use the following module


This management command should walk through a spatialdata set of files
(either raster and vector) and import them on GeoNode and GeoServer with a
default initial configuration.

You still have to edit the metadata manually on a later step.


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On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 11:32 PM, Sacha Black <sacha.black at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi list,
> I am new to GeoNode and interested in migrating a large number of layers
> (> 3000)  from an old Mapserver 6.x WMS server. They are mostly shapefiles
> and some rasters.
> I know I can connect to the existing WMS service to use the layers in
> GeoNode, but since eventually the old server will be turned off, I would
> like to know the best option to import the layers into GeoNode permanently.
> I set up a basic GeoNode in a clean Ubuntu 16.04 install using the Quick
> Guide (http://geonode.org/#install). But I didn't find any specific
> instructions for setting up a bulk import.
> Is there any examples of using a script to do this kind of task? Is this a
> reasonable expectation? What warnings/best practices should I be aware of?
> - Sacha
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