[Qgis-developer] WFS plugin not working with Geoserver

Marco Hugentobler marco.hugentobler at karto.baug.ethz.ch
Thu Jan 18 03:51:46 EST 2007

Hi Andrea,

I think I tested with geoserver once, but only with a very limited set of 
examples. So your server URLs are a perfect starting point for fixes. I will 
have a look at why it does not work and give you feedback.


Am Donnerstag, 18. Januar 2007 09:41 schrieb aaime:
> Hi all,
> a QGIS and Geosever user recently reported me that the QGIS WFS plugin does
> not work
> with Geoserver.
> I've tried it out (0.8 release) and in fact I can confirm that: the WFS
> plugin connects
> properly (GetCapabilities) but once I try to add a layer, it states the
> layer is invalid.
> I can see from the Geoserver log it does a DescribeFeatureType request, and
> the
> answer goes out without problems, so I guess the plugin is not pleased with
> the result it gets.
> As far as I know Geoserver works properly with various clients, given QGIS
> popularity
> I would be pleased to have it working properly as well.
> Unfortunately I can't find a log or any extra information (no logs I can
> see for example),
> so I guess we can try to solve the issue the other way, by giving you a
> public Geoserver
> you can connect to and test, without the need to install Geoserver or Java
> on your boxes.
> This is the Geoserver instance:
> http://sigma.openplans.org:8080/geoserver
> and here is its GetCapabilities address:
> http://sigma.openplans.org:8080/geoserver/wfs?service=WFS&request=GetCapabi
> If you have any issue you want to discuss, please don't hesistate to
> contact me.
> I'm following the list thru Nabble, so please cc me or I may loose the
> message.
> Cheers
> Andrea Aime

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