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From Jaap Duursma <>
Subject servlets don't work in own webapp (finshed writing this time)
Date Sat, 15 Feb 2003 11:22:37 GMT
(sorry for the first mail, i exedently pressed control-s, this time finished writing it)

status : 
succesfully installed Tomcat 4.1.18, can access the webserver tru http://localhost:8180/ and
the examples also work.

problem : 
servlets don't work in my own webapp, jsp's do work.

what I did :
created own directory structure in the webapp folder (next to examples) :
with files :
webapps/pso/WEB-INF/classes/ (and .class)

in conf/server.xml added the line :
<Context path="/pso" docBase="pso" debug="0" reloadable="true">

also copied the HelloWorld to the webapps/examples/WEB-INF/classes directory where I can access
it succesfull at : http://localhost:8180/examples/servlets/HelloWorld

but when I go to http://localhost:8180/pso/servlets/HelloWorld it doesn't work and gives me
a 404 error, resource is not available. 

http://localhost:8180/pso/Hello.jsp does work. I tried everything, looked on the net and googled
but no luck yet. Could really use some help.

also tried to put the following web.xml in webapps/pso/WEB-INF/

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!DOCTYPE web-app
PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems, Inc.//DTD Web Application 2.3//EN"

Didn't make any difference.

Probably do something wrong or overlooking something, but i cannot seem to find what.
any help is appriciated.

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