[mapserver-dev] [mapserver-users] Accessing images from remote servers

thomas bonfort thomas.bonfort at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 09:23:20 PDT 2012

What mechanism were you considering to access the remote data? Plain
tileindexes+shapefiles on a FUSE mounted directory should be
completely transparent from mapserver, and you get to choose which
fuse mechanism to use to do the network mounting.


On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Ian Walberg <ian.walberg at airborne.aero> wrote:
> Hello list,
> We need to build a mapserver application which is running on multiple
> devices with limited local storage, because of this the imagery will
> have to be  on a separate server.
> The application we have today runs on a single server and we access the
> imagery using tileindex shapefiles.
> So the question is when we move everything but the imagery to the
> individual devices can we access the imagery tileindex shapfiles
> remotely? We currently limited experience of the WMS and WFS interfaces
> but from a quick look these do not seem to allow us to access the
> tileindex as we do locally.
> Hope this makes sense and I look forward to some suggestions.
> Many thanks
> Ian
> _______________________________________________
> mapserver-users mailing list
> mapserver-users at lists.osgeo.org
> http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/mapserver-users

More information about the mapserver-dev mailing list