Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Fri Nov 16 12:52:10 EST 2012

On 12-11-16 1:06 PM, José Pedro Santos wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have one mapfile with WMS standart but when I try to use the
> wms_onlineresource gives me the error: msLoadMap(): Unable to access
> file. (var/www/test.map)
> The wms_onlinesource is:
> http://localhost/cgi-bin/mapserv?map=var/www/test.map&
> When I put the path complete (with GetMap, layers, styles...etc) works
> fine without errors but with the wms_onlinesource don't work. Do you
> know why is that? I'm in doing something wrong?
> Best Regards,
> Jose Santos

Steve already answered, but I wanted to mention that:

Unfortunately MapServer does not produce a warning in the
GetCapabilities response if you specify an incorrect onlineresource in
your mapfile.


Jeff McKenna
MapServer Consulting and Training Services

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