[ms4w-users] newbie errors

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Sun Mar 15 10:07:50 EST 2009

Nicholas Efremov-Kendall wrote:
> Hi All,
> I know this is probably somewhere in the archives, but I thought I'd lob 
> it at the list and see if anyone has a quick-fix. I'm running ms4w on 
> XP, and I have no issues with static maps, but when I try to template, I 
> only get a tiny little icon and the map will not display. It's 
> generating the tmp image, but will not produce a dynamic map. I think 
> this might be a permissions issue since I can't get to the tmp image via 
> a local host url. Any suggestions?

MS4W (and it's Apache) is pre-configured for the following mapfile settings:

   IMAGEPATH "/ms4w/tmp/ms_tmp/"
   IMAGEURL "/ms_tmp/"

Therefore you should make sure that your application uses the "/ms_tmp/" 
  URL for accessing map images.


Jeff McKenna
FOSS4G Consulting and Training Services

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