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Jsp page in WEB-INF
Joined: May 05, 2005
May 05, 2005 03:00:00
I have creared a simple hello.jsp page and kept it under WEB-INF folder. but when I try to access it by using following url it gives me page not found error. why?
Joined: Mar 09, 2005
May 05, 2005 03:14:00
You are making little mistake in typing a url.it should look like the following
remember to keep the .jsp file in application folder, that is the folder which contains your web-inf file.
you need to include any information of jsp in a web.xml file.
if any doubt revert back to me.
Joined: May 05, 2005
May 05, 2005 03:52:00
Thanks Good Guy,
But I have tried that also. My page works fine if I keep it in some other folder lets say page/hellp.jsp (URL:
but if I keep the jsp in web-inf folder (page folder and web-inf folder are at same level in directory structure) and try url
it gives me page not found error.
Joined: Aug 15, 2004
May 05, 2005 04:06:00
Java Learner, first of all change your display name because you will be asked for it.
For you information, JSPs inside the WEB-INF directory cant be accessed directly.
[ May 05, 2005: Message edited by: Adeel Ansari ]
Joined: Dec 11, 2004
May 05, 2005 04:36:00
Browsers can not access the WEB-INF directory directly.
Your JSPs and the WEB-INF directory should be in the root directory of your application.
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May 05, 2005 07:58:00
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