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I want to create my own OSM server for my commercial purpose, I want to know how to start creating with step by step. 1. what is the procedure for editing the osm map. 2. after completion of it how should I use in my web/app application? 3. Will the request hit my server or OSM server? 4. what help is used of 5. how Mapnik helps me?? 6. what should I use Leaflet or OpenLayers for my web/app application?

I don't how to start creating the osm server, kindly provide me step by step.

thanks & regards

asked 08 Aug '17, 14:46

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An "OSM Server" can mean many things - it might mean a place to serve map tiles (or vector data), something to handle geocoding, something to handle routing, or something that allows users to edit a map.

I'm guessing that you want a tile server, and I'd suggest looking at if that is the case. Also have a look at the "using tiles" section.

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answered 08 Aug '17, 15:05

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thanks, I need for fleet management purpose will tile server is okay for it & what is the use of Mapnik?

(08 Aug '17, 15:10) ranveerneemkar

If you just want to display tiles then yes, a tile server is OK. If you want to do more (allow users to create routes between places that they click on a map) then you'd need more - but it depends entirely on what you want to do.

(08 Aug '17, 15:12) SomeoneElse ♦

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