I'm setting up tomcat for the first time, and I've gotten sample HTML and JSP files to load by placing them in the tomcat_home\webapps\ROOT directory and going to http://localhost/Hello.html and Hello.jsp. However, when I create a classes subdirectory off of tomcat_home\webapps\ROOT\WEB-INF\ and place a servlet class file there, going to http://localhost/serlvet/HelloServlet doesn't work. The servlet compiles fine, so my CLASSPATH is working, but nothing happens when I try to load that page. Any ideas as to what might cause this? Thanks, Michael
check yo see if you hava a servel jar file in your jdk. I remember having the same problem. Find a sevlet.jar file wherever you can find it and put it in jdk... mine is C:\jdk1.3.1\jre\lib\ext\servlet.jar. Don't also forget to update your classpath. good luck!