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Problem with JSTL c:import

Li Xin
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Joined: Feb 06, 2004
Posts: 37
I tried to use c:import in my jsp like this:

<%@ taglib prefix="c" uri="http://java.sun.com/jstl/core" %>
<c:import url="http://www.google.com" />

However, I got this error on Tomcat 5.5.

javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.servlet.jsp.JspException: Problem accessing the absolute URL "http://www.google.com". java.net.ConnectException: Connection timed out: connect

The strange thing is that I can access google from IE directly, does anyone have idea about this?

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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That is not a complete URL. You must specify the exact resource to import.

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Li Xin
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Joined: Feb 06, 2004
Posts: 37
But even if I specified some complete URL like http://www.oreillynet.com/onjava/blog/2006/08/the_future_of_netbeans_and_i_h.html

it is still the same.
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

The import happens on the server.

Are you sure your server has access to the internet?

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