[mapserver-dev] GetCapabilities and schema validation issues

Tom Kralidis tomkralidis at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 8 09:23:27 PDT 2013

> Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 12:17:29 -0400
> From: woodbri at swoodbridge.com
> To: mapserver-dev at lists.osgeo.org
> Subject: [mapserver-dev] GetCapabilities and schema validation issues
> Hi All,
> A user working with geoserver and mapserver is working on an intranet 
> with no internet access. It looks like when geoserver is configured to 
> pull maps from mapserver it issues a getCapabilities request that 
> mapserver faithfully serves up, then geoserver issues a request to get 
> xsd to validate it.
> This is where we have a problem, because we can not access 
> http://schemas.opengis.net because there is not internet access.
> 1. I need to ask if there is a way to turn of schema validation in 
> geoserver, but probably better asked on geoserver list
> 2. Is there an easy way to change the host where the xsd is located to 
> one on the local intranet?

Try setting MAP.WEB.METADATA.ows_schemas_location (http://mapserver.org/ogc/wms_server.html#web-object-metadata)?
> Any other ideas on how to work around this at the application level and 
> not by hacking the network or DNS configs?
> -Steve W

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