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From Zack Grafton <zachary.graf...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Jsp gest 404 error
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2007 16:45:44 GMT
Joao,

There should be logs under the logs directory.  It should be at the same 
level in the filesystem as your webapps directory.  Have you checked the 
file permissions?

Zack

Coelho.Joao wrote:
> Thanks Zack.
> I do have the web.xml file in the WEB-INF directory.  I am not sure what
> the heck is going on, becausee what happens is that the same tomcat
> version is being used in windowsxp and linux slackware, and I am using
> the same sample application.  The only difference is that unders windows
> it works but not under slackware.  This whole thing started with me
> trying a Struts sample application.  I will continue to poke around to
> see if somehow I am doing something so wrong that I am not even seeing
> it.  
>
> Is there a way to get some logs going?  The only error I get is 404 and
> the text that it cannot find such url i.e.
> '/jspcr2/chap05/examples/somepage.jsp'
> Thanks again.
>
> joao 
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Zack Grafton [mailto:zachary.grafton@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2007 8:26 AM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Jsp gest 404 error
>
> Hello Again,
>
> Every web application requires a WEB-INF/web.xml file.  If that file
> isn't there, Tomcat won't treat the directory you created as a web
> application.  As long as you have  WEB-INF/web.xml file, you can place
> the JSP files in subdirectories and Tomcat will find them.
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> Zack
>
> Coelho.Joao wrote:
>   
>> What is strange is that the very same applications that did not work 
>> in Slackware 10.1 using tomcat  4.1 do work in windowsxp using tomcat
>>     
> 5.5 .
>   
>> I was trying to run examples from a book on JSP "The complete
>>     
> Reference"
>   
>> and I placed the sample code in slackware under the webapps directory,
>>     
>
>   
>> something like this: webapps/jspcr/chap05/examples/somepage.jsp.
>> Tomca4.1 does not find the jsp but will find other applications I have
>>     
>
>   
>> under webapps.  This same directory structure was used with Tomcat5.5 
>> in windows and I have no problem with it: the page somepage.jsp, for 
>> example, shows up.
>>
>> I am not sure at all what the problem is.  And I don't know if this 
>> helps me, but is there a way to log the errors so that I can at least 
>> try to figure out what's wrong ?
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Zack Grafton [mailto:zachary.grafton@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 6:12 PM
>> To: Tomcat Users List
>> Subject: Re: Jsp gest 404 error
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Everything in the WEB-INF directory isn't directly accessible; 
>> meaning, if you type in something like 
>> http://localhost:8080/myapp/WEB-INF/index.jsp, you will get a 404
>>     
> error.
>   
>> Where you should place them is entirely dependent on you.  You can 
>> write controller servlets and use a RequestDispatcher to forward to a 
>> jsp in your WEB-INF directory.  If you are just using jsp pages, don't
>>     
>
>   
>> place them in the WEB-INF directory.
>>
>> Zack
>>
>>
>> Coelho.Joao wrote:
>>   
>>     
>>> I am using tomcat 4.1.   Where must the jsp page be in relation to
>>>       
> the
>   
>>> WEB-INF directory ?
>>> I am running into some dificulties with some pages.  Some pages show 
>>> up and others give me an error 404.
>>>
>>>
>>>   
>>>     
>>>       
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