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problem in struts example

Hemant Gupta
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Joined: Dec 07, 2006
Posts: 6
I am getting follwing error when i try to launch the example.

type Status report

message Servlet FrontController is not available

description The requested resource (Servlet FrontController is not available) is not available.

I am using tomcat 5.5.20 and struts version 1.1 and done all the steps written in HFSJ book.

struts-config.xml is here

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" ?>
<!DOCTYPE struts-config PUBLIC
"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 1.1//EN"
"http://jakarta.apache.org/struts/dtds/struts-config_1_1.dtd">

<struts-config>

<form-beans>
<form-bean name="selectBeerForm"
type="com.example.web.BeerSelectForm" />
</form-beans>

<action-mappings>
<action path="/SelectBeer"
type="com.example.web.BeerSelectAction"
name="selectBeerForm" scope="request"
validate="true" input="/select/form.jsp">
<forward name="show_results"
path="/result.jsp" />
</action>
</action-mappings>

<message-resources parameter="ApplicationResources" null="false" />

</struts-config>


web.xml is here

<web-app xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee"
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/j2ee/web-app_2_4.xsd"
version="2.4">

<!-- Define the controller servlet -->
<servlet>
<servlet-name>FrontController</servlet-name>
<servlet-class>org.apache.struts.action.ActionServlet</servlet-class>
<!-- Name the struts configuration file -->
<init-param>
<param-name>config</param-name>
<param-value>/WEB-INF/struts-config.xml</param-value>
</init-param>

<!-- Guarantee that this servlet is loaded on startup. -->
<load-on-startup>1</load-on-startup>
</servlet>
<!-- END: Define the null servlet -->

<!-- The Struts controller mapping -->
<servlet-mapping>
<servlet-name>FrontController</servlet-name>
<url-pattern>*.do</url-pattern>
</servlet-mapping>
<!-- END: The Struts controller mapping -->

</web-app>

help me.
Christophe Verré
Sheriff

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14688
    
  16

done all the steps written in HFSJ book

HFSJ uses Struts ??

Anyway, did you put the necessary libraries in your WEB-INF/lib directory ?


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Hemant Gupta
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Joined: Dec 07, 2006
Posts: 6
i have put following three jars in WEB-INF/lib

commons-beanutils.jar
commons-digester.jar
struts.jar

Anything else needed ?
Marc Peabody
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Joined: Feb 05, 2003
Posts: 4727

Check your server console during its startup and you will likely see a more helpful error message.


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Niranjan Deshpande
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Joined: Oct 16, 2005
Posts: 1277
Try adding struts.jar to your classpath...


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