trishmerz at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 14:08:29 EST 2009
> Try using Maestro or MapGuide Studio, Web studio is more a proof of
> and has issues.... probably should be removed from the distribution IHMO
> Thanks for the reply. I am currently using Maestro.
> I have added postGIS as a data connection, and have successfully tested
> the connection with no errors.
> Next, I created a new layer and attempted to add my postGIS as the
> FeatureResouce. Am getting the following error:
> Failed to read schema from data source.
> The operation gave the error message: The remote server returned an
> error: (559) MgConnectionFailedException.: Cannot establish connection.
> Exception occurred in method
> MgServerDescribeSchema::ExecuteDescribeSchema() at line 173 in file
> Am I going about this the wrong way? Do I need to write a PHP script to
> establish the postGIS DB connection?
> I am new to MGOS and would appreciate any feedback in regards to
> connecting postGIS data and MGOS.
> On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 8:22 AM, tmerz <trishmerz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I've found many of the posting regarding connecting PostGIS and MGOS
>> extremely useful. I have managed to create a datasource, point it to the
>> PostGIS database, and no errors are reported when testing the connection.
>> However... Now, I am trying to create a map that will allow me to
>> my postGIS data. I have created a new layer in MGOS Web Studio and
>> the layer to my postGIS datasource (as suggested in step 5-6).
>> At this point, "Step 7 Select the table to use", I am not able to select
>> tables. I am attempting to select a feature source from the drop down
>> but it is empty. Should my PostGIS tables show up at this point?
>> Any feedback regarding displaying PostGIS data after establishing a
>> connection would be greatly appreciated!
>>> 1. Create a datasource
>> How does one create a datasource using WebStudio or can some please post
>> working example of a datasource.
>> On 13/09/2007, Kenneth, GEOGRAF A/S <ks at geograf.dk> wrote:
>>> If you are able to connect to the datasource, there should be no
>>> displaying it.
>>> These are the steps to follow:
>>> 1. Create a datasource
>>> 2. Point it to the PostGIS database
>>> 3. Click "Test connection"
>>> 4. When it works, save the datasource.
>>> 5. Create a new layer
>>> 6. Point the layer to the datasource.
>>> 7. Select the table to use.
>>> 8. Style the point, line and area to your pleasing.
>>> 9. Save the layer.
>>> 10. Create a mapdefinition.
>>> 11. Select the correct projection for the data.
>>> 12. Add the layer to the map, make sure you have "Layer is initially
>>> visble in the map" checked.
>>> 13. Save the map.
>>> 14. Create a new WebLayout.
>>> 15. Select the map.
>>> 16. Save the WebLayout.
>>> After item 7, you should be able to preview your data, using the
>>> Item 8 is where you could set up filters and the like.
>>> You can repeat item 12, if you have many layers.
>>> If the above does not help, try to explain where it goes wrong.
>>> Regards, Kenneth, GEOGRAF A/S
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