Inputs and Behaviors

The following table lists the possible request inputs:

Input Required Description
VERSION=version No Request version. Currently versions 1.1.1 and 1.3.0 are supported.
SERVICE=WMS Yes Service type. The SERVICE attribute is always set to WMS.
REQUEST=GetCapabilities Yes Request name.

The request parameters are always sent as an HTTP query string. The following is a sample GetCapabilities request: