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From Felicia Neff ...@panix.com>
Subject RE: Tomcat configuration problem: JSPs work, servlets don't
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2003 23:11:13 GMT
That's exactly what I needed to know.  Thanks. -- Felicia

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Turner, John wrote:

>
> Sorry, I should have been clearer.
>
> Have you mapped HelloServlet in web.xml?  You can't just drop a servlet into
> a directory anymore, especially the default ROOT directory...the default
> Invoker servlet (which used to let you just drop a servlet into a directory
> and have it work) is disabled by default for security reasons in recent
> versions of 4.1.x.  The examples directory has the Invoker servlet enabled,
> that's why it works there and not elsewhere.
>
> If you really must enable the Invoker servlet (not recommended, definitely
> not for a production machine, so eventually you will have to understand how
> to map it in web.xml anyway so you might as well start now), then edit
> CATALINA_HOME/conf/web.xml and enable the following by removing the "<!--"
> and the "-->", then restart Tomcat:
>
> <!-- The mapping for the invoker servlet -->
> <!--
>     <servlet-mapping>
>         <servlet-name>invoker</servlet-name>
>         <url-pattern>/servlet/*</url-pattern>
>     </servlet-mapping>
> -->
>
> The preferred and recommended method is to explicitly map your servlet in
> your application's web.xml file, something like:
>
>     <servlet>
>         <servlet-name>HelloServlet</servlet-name>
>         <servlet-class>
>           path.to.my.class.files.HelloServlet
>         </servlet-class>
>     </servlet>
>     <servlet-mapping>
>         <servlet-name>HelloServlet</servlet-name>
>         <url-pattern>/HelloServlet</url-pattern>
>     </servlet-mapping>
>
> For more info check the docs.
>
> John
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Felicia Neff [mailto:fn@panix.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 4:58 PM
> > To: Tomcat Users List
> > Subject: Re: Tomcat configuration problem: JSPs work, servlets don't
> >
> >
> > The exact error I get when I try to access
> > http://www.mydomain.org/servlet/HelloServlet is:
> >
> > HTTP Status 404 - /servlet/HelloServlet
> >
> > type Status report
> >
> > message /servlet/HelloServlet
> >
> > description The requested resource (/servlet/HelloServlet) is not
> > available.
> > Apache Tomcat/4.1.18
> >
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