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URLConnection - - FileNotFoundException


Joined: Mar 21, 2002
Posts: 2
Does someone know this problem?
I�m having a FileNotFoundException when get a InputStream in a URLConnection.
The connection with the server is OK. I�m not having any problem to write the output in the server, but when I try to get the InputStream I�m having the problem above.
Lewin Chan
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Joined: Oct 10, 2001
Posts: 214
Have you used
According to the docs, if you setDoOutput(true), then this defaults setDoInput(false) which means that you can't getInputStream on the URL connection.

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Michael Zalewski
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Joined: Apr 23, 2002
Posts: 168
I bet you are doing a GET or POST to a servlet or JSP page. If it's a servlet, you will probably want to make sure that you specifically close the output stream with
If it's a JSP page, check to make sure that you aren't getting an exception which never forwards to an error page. I'm not sure, but I think if the servlet sets the HTTP status to anything higher than 2xx, (such as the 500 that a JSP page generates if there is an uncaught error), URLConnection will complain about a FileNotFoundException.
James Snook

Joined: Nov 29, 2002
Posts: 2
Yup. We were having this problem with WebSphere 4.0. Struts actions that worked under Tomcat and WebLogic broke all of a sudden under WebSphere 4.0. If you're going to do an HttpServletResponse.getOutputStream() and write to it, flushing the stream isn't enough; you have to close the stream before your action returns, or you'll get a 500.
- James
Zemzoum Micka

Joined: Nov 05, 2010
Posts: 1
I have this problem FileNotFound the 500 but I do not understand how you
propose to solve it if you could please be more clear, I want to
you that I am under Tomcat,

and i want to get an xml file and do and out.println on it after getting it... i'm really in need of help

thank you
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