Infrastructure Map Server General Discussion

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hhiggins
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Registered: ‎02-12-2008
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MapGuide to Google Earth

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12-11-2008 06:54 AM
Howdy,

Using MapGuide Enterprise 2009 (Topobase Web 2009) and am trying to use the native Google Earth support in MGE. Problems I am experiencing are...

1) When using the MapAgent it is saving the files as FCGI files by default. From what I have read it should be KML. I tried renaming the files and opening in the Google Earth (4.3.7284.3916), but I have no data displayed. The URL I'm using to try and make the KML files is


http://topoweb/mapguide2009/mapagent/mapagent.fcgi?OPERATION=GETMAPKML&VERSION=1.0.0&FORMAT=KML&DPI=96&MAPDEFINITION=Library://Cambridge/CNDHIMap.MapDefinition

Anyone have any ideas?
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hhiggins
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Registered: ‎02-12-2008
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Re: MapGuide to Google Earth

12-15-2008 11:20 AM in reply to: hhiggins
can anyone help. this seems so easy and it's not working for me.
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dswilson
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Re: MapGuide to Google Earth

12-15-2008 01:59 PM in reply to: hhiggins
Try generating from http://servername/mapguide2009/mapagent/index.html (the Web Teir test pages).

Select KML on the left and then GenerateMapKml. Save as xxx.kml and change the file type to All Files in IE.

This worked for me, of course I have not upgraded my Google Earth in forever. There is a chance an update has introduced an issue.

Regards,
Dave


Dave Wilson
SQA Analyst
AEC IM
Autodesk, Inc.

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mauricio.villablanca
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Registered: ‎04-21-2009
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Re: MapGuide to Google Earth

06-12-2009 12:05 PM in reply to: hhiggins
Mapagent won't output a good KML when using the GetMapKML operation due to changes in Google Earth. Only the GetFeaturesKml operation works. Edited by: mauricio.villablanca on Jun 12, 2009 7:05 PM
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