Executing a saved map directly using the web URL


This article discusses how to execute a saved map directly.



1. Ensure you have a saved map in the Visual Crossing Metadata (not container persistence store or metadata)

2. Run the map and open the about box:


3. Ensure that the map name and id (highlighted in green) are correct.

4. Copy the contents of the 'state' text box to a clipboard or text editor.

5. Create a browser URL starting of the form:


6. Copy the map start from step 4 to the end of the service URL:


7. Place this into browser URL. The map should execute. You will be prompted for credentials if security requires it and no session is available.


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