Purpose: A valid service metadata document must conform to a content model based on the ows:CapabilitiesBaseType definition. Additional service-specific elements may be defined as needed.

Test method

Execute the following Test Steps:

  • Send the following GetCapabilities request by GET: wfs.GetCapabilities.get.url?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WFS&Version=1.1.0


Reference(s): OGC 05-008c1, 7.4.8, p.29

Test type: Automated


former ETS tc: wfs:wfs-1.1.0-Basic-GetCapabilities-tc17.1

Contextual XPath references

The namespace prefixes used as described in

Abbreviation XPath expression (relative to wfs:WFS_Capabilities)
wfs:WFS_Capabilities /wfs:WFS_Capabilities