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Connect to a WFS service

WFS, or Web Feature Services, is an OGC standard web service for geospatial data. With a query endpoint, Koordinates is able to scan and add data from public WFS services. We are also able to add data from WFS services that have a username and password.

Connect to a WFS service

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Select 'New Admin' from the Admin menu

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Select 'Manage Sources' 

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Click 'Add a Source' and select 'WFS'

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Add Remote URL and authentication details (if required)

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Give your source a meaningful title and choose an Owning Group

Owning Groups are used to categorise and manage permissions on data. Don't worry if you're not sure—you'll be able to change the Owning Group before importing any data into your data service.


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Click 'Connect'

If correctly configured, Koordinates will immediately connect and scan your data source. 

Manage your WFS source

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Click 'Manage Sources'

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Select your source

To locate your source, browse the source list, or add a keyword into the search bar.

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Edit Connection details for your source

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Click 'Save'