Bug report #15846

Can't edit or delete ArcGisMapServer connection

Added by Nikolay Lebedev over 4 years ago. Updated over 2 years ago.

Category:Web Services clients/ArcGIS
Affected QGIS version:2.18.0 Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:end of life
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:23764


After adding an ArcGisMapServer connection it doesn't appear under ArcGisMapServer node in Browser window.
Instead, it goes under OWS node. Also it can't be either edited or deleted from there.

Also I can't really tell if the connection itself works or not, since I can't edit any parameters (mainly the service URL).
What should URL to the service look like? Does it use rest or soap api?

Tested on both 2.18 on Windows and on master built on Linux.


#1 Updated by Nikolay Lebedev over 4 years ago

Seems like any service type going under the OWS node can't be edited or deleted.
What is the reason to have an OWS node, when there are separate WMS, WFS and WCS nodes?

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 4 years ago

  • Category changed from 147 to Web Services clients/ArcGIS

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 4 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No
  • Regression? set to No

#4 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 2 years ago

  • Resolution set to end of life
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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