[MapProxy] GIS client using MapProxy instead of OSM

Marcel Radischat m.radischat at gin-n.de
Mon Jul 14 00:11:29 PDT 2014

Hi Maria!

You can access the demo service of mapproxy via .
There you can see your defined layers. 

If you click on one of those, a site will appear, which shows how OpenLayers 2.1x uses the services of mapproxy (WMS,WMST,TMS)


On 13 Jul 2014, at 23:19, Cruz, Petagay [USA] <cruz_petagay at bah.com> wrote:

> I setup MapProxy on CENTOS.  I just don't understand how a GIS client uses MapProxy.  i have configured MapProxy to server OSM.   I found an example of OpenLayers GIS client that uses OSM.  I would like an example of OpenLayers GIS (java script) that uses MapProxy to get OSM layer.  
> for example, here is an OpenLayers setup to use OSM:
> new OpenLayers.Layer.OSM("OpenStreetMap",
>   ["http://a.tile.openstreetmap.org/cycle/${z}/${x}/${y}.png",
>    "http://b.tile.openstreetmap.org/cycle/${z}/${x}/${y}.png",
>    "http://c.tile.openstreetmap.org/cycle/${z}/${x}/${y}.png"]);
> What would this look like if using MapProxy instead?  My mapproxy service is on say
> I start my MapProxy with 
> mapproxy-util serve-develop mapproxy.yaml
> Here is my mapproxy.yaml:
> -----------------------
> services:
>   #sets up how to make the source data available
>   demo:
>   tms:
>   wms:
>     #srs sets the coordinate reference systems as which you want to make your data available. MapProxy reprojects the source data very well to these projections.
>     srs: ['EPSG:900913','EPSG:3857']
>     image_formats: ['image/jpeg', 'image/png']
>     md:
>       # metadata used in capabilities documents
>       title: MapProxy WMS Proxy
>       abstract: This is the fantastic MapProxy.
>       online_resource: http://mapproxy.org/
>       contact:
>         person: Your Name
>         position: Technical Director
>         organization: Some Company
>         address: Long street
>         city: Timbuktu
>         postcode: 123456AD
>         country: South Pole
>         email: info at example.com
>       access_constraints:
>         This service is intended for private and evaluation use only.
>         The data is licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0
>         (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)
>       fees: 'None'
> layers:
>   #sets up which layers you want to make available using the services above. You can add many, but let's stick to osm data here.
>   - name: osm
>     title: Open Streetmap Tiles
>     sources: [osm_cache] #this layer should use the osm_cache (defined below) as it's source.
> caches:
>   #setup the cache for the open streetmap tiles. This cache is used by the layer above.
>   osm_cache:
>     sources: [osm_tiles] #here you set what source data (defined below) you want to cache
>     format: image/png
> sources:
>    osm_tiles:
>      #the osm_tiles source refers to the openstreetmap.org tiles. These will be downloaded upon request (if not already cached) and served by MapProxy
>      type: tile
>      url: http://c.tile.openstreetmap.org/%(tms_path)s.%(format)s
>      grid: osm_grid #the grid to use for the osm tiles. This is really important. It is specified below.
> grids:
>   osm_grid:
>     #this srs and origin specify a grid that can be used elsewhere in the configuration. In this example it is used for the osm_tiles source. These settings are correct foropenstreetmap.org tiles.
>     #The google mercator srs is used (also called EPSG:900913), and the origin of the tiles is north-west). If you get this wrong, you might very well get an all-blue world.
>     srs: EPSG:900913
>     origin: nw
> globals:
>   #next are some global configuration options for MapProxy. They mostly explain themselves, or can be looked-up in the MapProxy docs.
>   cache:
>     # where to store the cached images
>     base_dir: './cache_data'
>     # where to store lockfiles
>     lock_dir: './cache_data/locks'
>   # image/transformation options
>   image:
>       resampling_method: bilinear
>       jpeg_quality: 90
> ------------------------------
> Thank you for any help.   What about a GIS client that uses Bing maps?
> Maria Cruz
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