[Mapserver-users] WMS Requires LAYERS parameter?

Yewondwossen Assefa assefa at dmsolutions.ca
Wed May 5 18:02:34 EDT 2004

Van Ulden, Joost wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am trying to switch over some of our WMS services to v4.1, rather
> unsuccessfully :(.  For some reason 4.1 requires a LAYERS parameter... is
> this new?  The spec indicates that you don't have to send a LAYERS
> parameter.  Any ideas?

  The LAYERS parameter is Required for the GetMap request. Tests have 
been added in Version 4.1 to make sure that It is in the request. This 
was necessary to be able to pass OGC tests for compliance.

> Cheers,
> Joost
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Assefa Yewondwossen
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