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From Mike Roest <>
Subject Re: Question about context-param
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2003 21:10:49 GMT
Shapira, Yoav wrote:
> Howdy,
>>Ok that worked great. I don't get the exceptions anymore but for some
>>reason it's not pulling the
>>params from the web.xml.  Any Ideas?
> If the code below is taken from a servlet, then this.getInitParameter()
> will look for an init-parameter element inside the <servlet> element.
> To get a context parameter from a servlet, you do:
> String userName = getServletContext().getInitParameter("oracleUser");
> By the way, I don't remember if you mentioned what tomcat version you're
> using.  But if you're using tomcat 4.x, you web.xml should be compliant
> with the 2.3 spec version, not 2.2.
Yeah it's 4.1.18.  /me goes and changes the Spec

Thank you very much Yoav it's now working perfectly

I appreciate the help.

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