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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: Tomcat 4.1 -- Newbie Question
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2003 15:21:08 GMT

If your war file worked under JBoss, it should work in tomcat.  What
errors does your log contain?

Yoav Shapira
Millennium ChemInformatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Gopalakrishnan Govindakrishnan
>Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 9:56 AM
>Subject: Tomcat 4.1 -- Newbie Question
>    I am fairly new to installing and configuring Tomcat. But, 4.1
>version seemed easy enough. Thanks. Now, I am not an expert on java or
>web apps, but, here's my problem.
>    I have a webapp test. I want to deploy it under Tomcat 4.1. I
>the war file with the web.xml under WEB-INF dir and all the exploded
>classes under WEB-INF/classes etc. I copied the war file to webapps dir
>under tomcat and restarted Tomcat.
>    My jsp page pulls up fine, but, the servlet is not being
>Somehow, it seems to me that the web.xml is not being loaded and Tomcat
>is yelling at me saying that it cannot find the context.
>    So,
>    1) Why are my servlets not loaded from web.xml? I was expecting to
>see all my servlets and the context in some log file, but, I don't see
>    2) Why is my welcome-file-list file (index.jsp) not loaded at
>context? It shows me a dir listing and I physically type in the
>contextpath/index.jsp ...
>The same war file works fine under jboss ... but, I would like to
>it under Tomcat ...
>Any help would be appreciated ..
>-- Gopal
>G. Gopalakrishnan             | Life is not measured by the
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