GeoServer is a Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)-based software server in compliance with OpenGIS standards. It allows you to publish, update, delete, and insert geospatial data. You can share spatial information by using GeoServer.

GeoServer conforms to both the Web Map Service (WMS) and Web Feature Service (WFS) standards set forth by Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). It supports PostgreSQL, Shapefile, ArcSDE, Oracle, VPF, MySQL, MapInfo, and projections in hundreds of formats. GeoServer can produce maps in various formats, such as JPEG, GIF, PNG, SVG, and KML. GeoServer can run in any Java-based or Servlet-based container. It is integrated with OpenLayers, a mapping library that allows you to use asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) requests to create maps in Map Builder. Additional features are provided for you to explore.

Download and install GeoServer

Note We recommend that you download GeoServer 2.14.2 or later.

Decompress the GeoServer package to the geoserver/WEB-INFO/lib directory and then start the container.