[MapServer-dev] MapServer OGC compliance certification

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 23:39:49 PDT 2023

Hi Jeff,

At the bottom of this page:
the link is:

I think it would be great to test MapServer 8.0 so we can then certify 
this version.


On 8/22/23 14:35, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hi Angelos,
> I maintain demo.mapserver.org, but I cannot find to the "demo 
> instance" link on that OGC page, can you paste the old "demo instance" 
> link here?
> It's no problem for me to set this up, I'll take that task.  I'll use 
> the same server as for demo.mapserver.org (if I'm understanding your 
> question correctly)
> To be honest, I'm more willing to setup a "demo instance" for 
> MapServer 8.x, and tackle the OGC compliance for MapServer 8.x, than 
> setting up a demo instance for MapServer 6.2 (which could be tricky 
> handling both versions on the same server).
> By the way, I aim for 99% uptime on demo.mapserver.org, I have bots 
> checking those services hourly.  I have seen this demo server being 
> called one of the most reliable OGC instances out there.
> -jeff
> On 2023-08-22 7:24 a.m., Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I just got an e-mail from OGC that the MapServer demo instance listed 
>> in OGC is no longer accessible.
>> https://www.ogc.org/resources/product-details/?pid=1083
>> One of the requirements for Reference Implementations is that they 
>> are available with 99% uptime.
>> As MapServer 6.2 is a reference implementation of WMS 1.3.0, they are 
>> asking us to arrange for the demo instance to be made accessible again.
>> Perhaps we could set up a container in the OSGeo servers.
>> Do we have the configuration of the previous deployment?
>> Best,
>> Angelos
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Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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