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There are 2 server side scripts that may be required, depending on your application. Applications can be written so that these are not required at all; the Simple demo is one example where all XML documents are served from the same domain and there is no "save" functionality in the page.

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A proxy script to bypass JavaScript security restrictions when loading documents that originate from a different domain than yours.

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Javascript security prevents a website at http://mywebsite.org to post to another domain, eg http://mywfs.org , so instead a proxy is set up on the server like http://mywebsite.org/mapbuilder/proxy.php which forwards requests to http://mywfs.org.

In order to enable the proxy, you should install mapbuilder into a servlet like tomcat using mapbuilder.war or alternatively ensure that the PHP module is enabled in your Apache configuration.

MapBuilder is available as .zip file for use in a Apache/PHP environment, as well as a .war file for J2EE servlet containers like Jakarta Tomcat. Installation is generally just a matter of expanding the archive into the correct directory. All server-side scripts are automatically available by installing the appropriate archive. More details on each environment are available in the following pages.

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