Maps display grey tiles¶
Publishing issues (such as 2D browser-based maps that display grey
tiles or no imagery) can indicate a hostname error. For example,
accidentally setting the hostname to
To verify the hostname:
Query the Fusion 2D map configuration directly from the web browser:
A response that includes a line like the example below indicates that GEE is directing users to your local host instead of the publishing server.
var stream_url = "http://localhost.localdomain/default_map";
To correct the hostname:
hostname -fon the server, and verify that the path to the hostname can be resolved. (In other words, verify that users can access the URL.)
- To correct the hostname for all assets on your server, run
- Republish the database to the virtual server.
- Verify that the URL displays the map correctly.
If the URL does not display your map at all, run
geserveradmin --publisheddbs on your Fusion machine to verify
that you published the database to the correct virtual server. If
you don’t see
http://myserver.com/mymaps listed with the
database you want to publish, then republish the database.
To further diagnose the issue, review the
/opt/google/gehttpd/logs/error_log or run the