[Mapbender-users] Mapbender WMS Request (BBox)

Arnulf Christl arnulf.christl at wheregroup.com
Fri Apr 18 12:38:25 EDT 2008

Johannes Scholz wrote:
> Hi Arnulf,
> Thanks for your immediate answer :)
> Maybe I didn't describe the problem properly:
> 1) the WMS loads perfectly, although slow, if you type in the correct 
> service request with the correct BBox.
> 2) I add the WMS to to an new mapbender application and add it to a gui 
> as described in the documentation
> 3) if I open the corresponding Mapbender-GUI the WMS is not displayed 
> correctly, du to the new wrong BBox parameters in the internal WMS 
> Request that is constructed by Mapbender 
> (BBOX=-24.5,28.841282894736842,34.5,74.15871710526315). I have no clue 
> where these BBox coordinates come from? maybe you could give me a hint? 
> (the correct BBox coordinates in epsg: 31297 are: minx : 80711, miny : 
> 181203, maxx : 715487, maxy : 570643)
> So my problem is: why does mapbender calculates other bbox coordinates 
> other than defined in the getcapabilities doc during the initialization 
> of a GUI? how is the process of "finding" the BBox coordinates to a 
> given WMS in Mapbender? In mapbender 2.4.1 everything worked perfect - i 
> recently migrated to 2.4.5 :)
> Thanks very much for your help!
> Best regards
> Johannes

Please check whether your application is using the module DynamicOverview:

In that case you have to edit the element variable mod_dynamicOverview_startExtent and add your start extent variables (as given in your example).

This would explain why you have these strange parameters. 

Best regards, 

>> Hi,
>> for me your WMS loads perfectly fine (using Version 2.4.5 rc1), either 
>> using the button AddWMS of the application <gui> or uploading the 
>> Capabilities and adding it to an existing application or creating a 
>> new application.
>> I cannot find any problem?
>> The service is not very fast but technically it looks good.
>> Best regards, Arnulf.
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