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From "Tim Lucia" <timlu...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: displaying customized error page in tomcat 5.5.12
Date Thu, 17 May 2007 17:07:16 GMT
That will work, but only if the root (/) context is available and running.
This may or may not solve some or all of your problem(s).

Tim

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Abdul Qayyum [mailto:qayyum4@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 12:08 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: displaying customized error page in tomcat 5.5.12
> 
> Hi Tim,
> Thanks for that explanation.
> We are not using any web server, so, I cannot configure in httpd file.
> 
> I resolved the problem using the same <error-page> tag. I have placed my
> custom error page in webapps/ROOT directory.
> 
> Thanks for your support.
> 
> On 5/17/07, Tim Lucia <timlucia@yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Abdul Qayyum [mailto:qayyum4@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 2:01 AM
> > > To: Tomcat Users List
> > > Subject: Re: displaying customized error page in tomcat 5.5.12
> > >
> > > Hi Tim Lucia,
> > >
> > > >>I'm guessing you can add a global error-page to Tomcat's
> conf/web.xml,
> > > but
> > >
> > > >>then it would apply to all apps on the server.  This may or may not
> > work
> > > for
> > > >>you.
> > >
> > > This is my target. If my tomcat recieves a context which is not in my
> > > tomcat, it should send customised page.
> > > And this is applicable to all the apps on server. What can be the
> reason
> > > for
> > > it, not working for me?
> >
> > I don't know.  I've never tried it.  You'll have to give specific
> reasons
> > why it's not working, including configuration files as appropriate.  I
> did
> > this via httpd.
> >
> > > Please Let me know WHAT IS FRONTING with httpd.  please give me any
> > links
> > > if
> > > you have for that.
> > > how to front my tomcat with httpd. Also I do not have any file named
> > > httpd.conf in my tomcat.
> >
> > I meant using Apache's httpd web server in front of Tomcat, connecting
> the
> > two via mod_jk or mod_proxy.  See
> > http://tomcat.apache.org/connectors-doc/reference/apache.html for more
> > ideas.  In this case, I do send a custom 404 from httpd, regardless of
> > whether it was local or came from Tomcat.
> >
> > Tim
> >
> > >
> > > Thank you very much.
> > >
> > > On 5/16/07, Tim Lucia <timlucia@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > In order for the custom error page to be used, the application must
> be
> > > > deployed.  I.e., Tomcat can give a custom 404 for
> > > > /mycontext/badpagerequested.jsp but if there is no context
> > "/mycontext"
> > > > because the app is not (yet) deployed, Tomcat cannot know about your
> > > > custom
> > > > error page.
> > > >
> > > > I'm guessing you can add a global error-page to Tomcat's
> conf/web.xml,
> > > but
> > > > then it would apply to all apps on the server.  This may or may not
> > work
> > > > for
> > > > you.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > If you have fronted Tomcat with httpd, you might be able to use custom
> > > error
> > > > pages there instead.  JK will send a 503 if the application is not
> > > > currently
> > > > available.
> > > >
> > > > Tim
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Abdul Qayyum [mailto:qayyum4@gmail.com]
> > > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 6:27 AM
> > > > > To: users@tomcat.apache.org
> > > > > Subject: displaying customized error page in tomcat 5.5.12
> > > > >
> > > > > Hi all,
> > > > >  I found that while we are updating our application, the
> application
> > > is
> > > > > not
> > > > > known to tomcat, untill it is completed. So tomcat sends 503
> > > > > page as resource not found. I want to know is virtual hosting is
> the
> > > > right
> > > > > way to deal with this issue.? Or can this be done using customised
> > > error
> > > > > pages.
> > > > >
> > > > > Is it possible to customise the 503 / 404 page, so that, for any
> > > > resource
> > > > > not found issue, tomcat displays the customised page. That is if
> the
> > > web
> > > > > application is not presents in tomcats web apps directory, tomcat
> > > should
> > > > > display this customised error page.
> > > > >
> > > > >  I found that usually custom error pages are written for a
> specific
> > > web
> > > > > application. If some error occurs in  that web application, the
> > error
> > > > page
> > > > > is displayed using that web applications web.xml.
> > > > >
> > > > > I want to extend it to whole tomcat.
> > > > > I have added the following code in tomcat5.5.12/conf/web.xml after
> > > > > welcome file list tab
> > > > >
> > > > > <error-page>
> > > > >         <error-code>404</error-code>
> > > > >         <location>/error404.html</location>
> > > > > </error-page>
> > > > >
> > > > > Now when I try for a resource that is not available in my tomcat,
> > the
> > > > > result is a blank page instead of 404/- default page or my
> > customised
> > > > > error404.html. That means the code worked fine but the
> error404.html
> > > is
> > > > > not
> > > > > found at the right place. I have tried to paste the simple html
> file
> > > > that
> > > > > many different folders like in tomcat home itself, then in
webapps,
> > > > server,
> > > > > server/webapps/, server/webapps/manager, etc. But the it always
> > > returns
> > > > > blank page.
> > > > >
> > > > >  For simplicity I have used single line to display the error page.
> > the
> > > > > code in error404.html is as follows:
> > > > > <html>
> > > > > <title> 404 resource not found </title>
> > > > > <body>
> > > > >
> > > > >         This is 404 error page
> > > > >
> > > > > </body>
> > > > >
> > > > > </html>
> > > > >  Can any one please tell where am I going wrong.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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