[Mapserver-users] open failed ogr connection
koeberle at fh-nb.de
Fri May 14 05:45:57 EDT 2004
I try it with a newer version that I found in the listarchive
version seems to work with the gdal12.dll (2 April 2004). But I got the
same error with mapserver and shp2img. I use a system DNS to my ODBC
Frank Warmerdam schrieb:
> Andreas Koeberle wrote:
>> I try do use a access database as a source for a point layer. I check
>> the ovf file with the ogrinfo like describe in the wiki and the file
>> seems to work. But when I try do use with the mapserver the following
>> message appear:
>> msOGRFileOpen(): OGR error. Open failed for OGR connection
>> `virtuallayer.ovf'. File not found or unsupported format
> The most obvious and likely problems are:
> 1) out of date mapserver build with old OGR ODBC code.
> 2) you are using a user DSN instead of a system DSN.
> 3) the "web user" does not have permission on the database in question.
> 4) wrong path to virtuallayer.ovf
> To rule out the first item, try running "shp2img" on your map as yourself
> and see if that works.
> shp2img -m your.map -o out.png
> If that works fine then it is a difference in what is accessable in the
> web context compared to running logged in as yourself.
> Good luck,
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