[Mapserver-users] WMS client access in tutorials

Alexandros Chimarios alhim at intracom.gr
Fri May 7 02:18:08 EDT 2004

I tried your link in my browser and the NASA WMS server returned an XML file 
with the following error : "Required key 'bbox' is missing."

A complete WMS GetMap request should at least contain the following params as 
in this example :


For more details please have a look on MapServer WMS Server HOWTO.



On Thursday 06 May 2004 22:47, Vincent J. Troisi wrote:
> I'm new to this forum.When I attempt to use examples testing the
> WMS client interface in the tutorial I do not receive a copy of
> the Landsat map from the jpl site.
> I observe the img.tmp file being created
> but the file does not last long in the tmp directory.
> The reference
> http://wms.jpl.nasa.gov/wms.cgi?REQUEST=map&LAYERS=
> us_landsat7&STYLES=&FORMAT=png&TRANSPARENT=true
> returns with the following due to the fact the .tmp
> file is empty:
> msDrawMap(): Image handling error. Failed to draw layer named 'landsat'.
> msDrawRaster(): Image handling error. Unrecognized or unsupported image
> format
> drawEPP(): Image handling error.
> /home/troisi/www/htdocs/tutorial/data/tmp/1083865998252590.img.tmp is
> not an EPPL file.
> When attempting to use the CONNECTION
> string in my netscape browser and a wms.cgi file was returned
> with the following contents
> <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8" standalone="no" ?>
> <!DOCTYPE ServiceExceptionReport SYSTEM
> "http://www.digitalearth.gov/wmt/xml/exception_1_1_0.dtd ">
> <ServiceExceptionReport version="1.1.0">
>    <ServiceException>
>      Required key 'bbox' is missing.
>    </ServiceException>
> </ServiceExceptionReport>
> Any thoughts?
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