Visualizing geographical data in Nesstar

Introduction

Nesstar is able to visualize geographical data in thematic maps by utilizing a WMS server. This WMS server can either run in the same application server as Nesstar, or be accessed over a network.

At the moment the only WMS/WFS implementation we know for sure to be supporting all the features Nesstar needs is the freely available GeoServer. This guide will describe how to:

If you want to use some map resources that are already available in a WMS server that you have access to, you can go directly to the last part.

Using this guide

Some details in this document will need to be replaced with your own values. These details will be written in a MONO_SPACED, _UPPER_CASE font and prefixed with a "$". They are: