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From "Jill Han" <jill....@alverno.edu>
Subject RE: customize HTTP Status 401 error page
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2009 15:52:49 GMT
The correct tag should be   
<error-page>
    <error-code>401</error-code>
    <location>/error401.jsp</location>
  </error-page>

Thanks,

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Schultz [mailto:chris@christopherschultz.net] 
Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:18 AM
To: Tomcat Users List
Subject: Re: customize HTTP Status 401 error page

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Jill,

You've hijacked your own thread. :(

On 4/23/2009 11:09 AM, Jill Han wrote:
> If using Basic authentication, the unsuccessful login, or just click
> "Cancel" button will trigger the 401 page.
<
> My question is 
> 1. is there a way to customize "cancel" action? So there will be no error message prompted.

No.

> 2. Is there a way to customize tomcat HTTP Status 401 error message
> to a more user meaningful one?

Yes. See the section of web.xml that has <error-page> entries.

- -chris
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