[Mapserver-users] WMS Queries

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at dmsolutions.ca
Wed May 26 12:19:11 EDT 2004

bartvde at xs4all.nl wrote:
>>2. Is it possible to use MapServer as a WMS client for a WMS that
>>requires HTTPS?
> Good question. I don't think this will be possible out-of-the-box, but I
> could be wrong. I only know of an option to supply a user/password to a
> WMS server which is protected by Basic Authentication. See e.g.:
> http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=581

WMS connections to HTTPS servers should work *if* the CURL library that 
was used to build MapServer was built with SSL support. This happens by 
default on Linux, but I can't tell if the Windows builds include SSL... 
it's quite possible that they don't.

  Daniel Morissette               dmorissette at dmsolutions.ca
  DM Solutions Group              http://www.dmsolutions.ca/

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