Installing the IAU authority

The IAU authority is an official extension. Download the extension here -

  1. Download the extension for your version of GeoServer.


    Make sure to match the version of the extension to the version of GeoServer.

  2. Extract the archive and copy the contents into the GeoServer WEB-INF/lib directory.

  3. Restart GeoServer.

Verify Installation

To verify that the extension was installed successfully:

  1. On the left menu, get into Demos and then SRS List

  2. Go into the table filter text field, and type IAU, then press enter

  3. A number of IAU codes should appear in the table