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tomcat jsp probem

felix thomas
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Joined: Jun 10, 2001
Posts: 89
i installed tomcat 3.2.3 my windows 98 system .but none of the Jsp examples work it gives the following error.
Error: 500
Location: /examples/jsp/num/numguess.jsp
Internal Servlet Error:
at org.apache.tomcat.context.ExceptionHandler.doService(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.Handler.service(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.ServletWrapper.service(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.ContextManager.handleError(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.Handler.service(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.ServletWrapper.service(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.ContextManager.internalService(
at org.apache.tomcat.core.ContextManager.service(
at org.apache.tomcat.service.http.HttpConnectionHandler.processConnection(
at org.apache.tomcat.service.TcpWorkerThread.runIt(
at org.apache.tomcat.util.ThreadPool$

what could be the problem i have set all the classpath defined in the document properly.
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 5040

what could be the problem i have set all the classpath defined in the document properly.

I wonder why you had to do this.....
All I would expect to do is set TOMCAT_HOME and
JAVA_HOME. Tomcat does the classpath automatically.
Looks like your JSP is not getting translated properly.
I could help if you provide more details....
1. Did you change any of the configuration parameters?
2. Does this re-occur if you shutdown tomcat and start
it again?
I would try the latter first and see whats' going on.
Also do you get all these errors for any JSP or only the
NumGuess JSP?
- satya

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Joined: Jul 24, 2001
Posts: 17
Hai all
First after installing the tomcat, go to bin and click startup.bat. if it starts up, go to browser and type http://localhost:8080 and press enter. If tomcat home page comes then click the link " jsp examples". and now it will work fine.
Set javahome to point to jdk kit and
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

you might have an older servlet.jar file that is referenced before the new one in your System CLASSPATH.

Remove all the old ones, and restart the server.
I agree. Here's the link:
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