So should I run that command in command prompt against all the jar files added inside the web-inf/lib


Thanks and Regards,



From: Kevan Miller []
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 6:42 PM
Subject: Re: IllegalArgumentException



On Jan 4, 2007, at 12:52 AM, Kamalanathan Raman wrote:


java.lang.IllegalArgumentException      at Source)      at Source)      at Source)      at java.util.jar.JarInputStream.getNextEntry(Unknown Source)      at java.util.jar.JarInputStream.getNextJarEntry(Unknown Source)      at java.util.jar.JarInputStream.<init>(Unknown Source)      at java.util.jar.JarInputStream.<init>(Unknown Source)      at org.apache.catalina.util.ExtensionValidator.getManifest()      at org.apache.catalina.util.ExtensionValidator.validateApplication()


Looks like you have a corrupted jar file in a WEB-INF/lib. Tomcat is attempting to validate the manifest and there's an invalid UTF8 character, somewhere...


I'd start with running jar tvf on all your jar files...




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