Geocoding: 2-digit postal code search returns a non-empty result

Dear customers

following technical note is relevant to find a plausible result with a simple 2-digit postal code search.


Set the following address object exemplarily.



  • Empty string.

Expected Output:

  • D~28211~Bremen~~~location:(986360,16/6991704,49)~total score:81


Open the native-default.xml file which is located in the conf folder. Add following element into the <SearchParameters>-tag and restart the PTV xLocate Server:

<FrequencyFiltering Value=”0″ Type=”bool”/>

Please notice that the value is set to false (value=0)!

Any further questions? Don’t hesitate to contact our PTV xServer Support team.

Kind regards from Karlsruhe,

Dr. Michael Nutto


Product Manager PTV xServer