[ms4w-users] Resend- MS4W in IIS

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Sun Oct 21 15:39:31 EDT 2007

Comments inline:

Jessica Fendos wrote:
> Hi list:
> I am using MS4W package with Chameleon in an IIS environment. Some
> of my mapping applications will display map images (containing both
> shapefiles and PostGIS data) in Apache but when I tried to display
> both types of data in IIS, I got an broken image. It seems that I
> can display only multiple shapefiles OR only PostGIS data but not
> both in IIS. 

I have never come across or heard of such a problem.

> In addition, when I tested using a php file,
> ?php
> dl("php_mapscript.dll");
> $oMap =
> ms_newMapObj("/ms4w/apps/chameleon/samples/map/world_wms.map");
> $oImage = $oMap->draw();
> header("Content-type: image/png");
> $oImg->saveImage("/ms4w/tmp/ms_tmp/test.png");
> ?>
> I got this error message: The image
> "http://mapt.deed.state.mn.us:8080/chameleon/samples/test.php";;
>  > cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.
> However,
> "The image created by the script is fine when accessed via:
> http:// mapt.deed.state.mn.us:8080/ms_tmp/test.png" .
> I am really lost as to how to fix this problem. Could someone please
> guide me on this? Thank you for your time.

Odd.  By the way a nice little test script for php/mapscript is included 
  in ms4w at /ms4w/Apache/htdocs/quickmap.php.

What happens when you try your mapfile with a shp2img command?

Jeff McKenna
DM Solutions Group Inc.

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