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From "Chris Wilson" <>
Subject How does the error page tag in web.xml work?
Date Tue, 16 Jan 2001 14:28:54 GMT

i'm running tomcat 4.0b1.

i have the following entries in my web.xml


i'm using form based login and that works fine (i can login and see
restricted pages).

if i access a page that doesn't exist, my sorry.jsp page gets displayed as
desired (due to a 404 response).

however, if i login successfully, but attempt to access a page i don't have
a role for, i don't see sorry.jsp (which should happen) for a 403 response.
all i get is a blank page.

i turned on the RequestDumperValve and it reports that a 403 was sent to the
browser, but my browser just shows a blank page.

is this a bug, or am i doing something wrong?

thanks for any help!


| chris wilson || web dev ||| || | |

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