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servlet not found error

kashyap parekh

Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 5
i am a beginner in servlets .
i am facing a problem that when i type
http://localhost:8080/servlet/myservlet1 in the browser
i donot get the output

the servlet class file is in JavaWebServer2.0\servlet directory

though the examples given in the JavaWebServer2.0\servlet\examples run fine
and also the welcome runs fine with
kashyap parekh
Sam Dalton
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Joined: Jul 26, 2001
Posts: 170
Is your servlet definied to be in a package in the code?
If so you would need to specify the fully qualified name (including package) within your URL.
I would suggest that you look at Tomcat ( for a more up to date web container however.

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kashyap parekh

Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 5
the servlet i am trying out is a helloworld servlet
there is not compilation error but web i try to call it using the Java Web Server 2.0 the error is 404 - servlet not found error.
please also tell me from where can i get the tomcat server
Arun Boraiah
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Joined: Nov 28, 2001
Posts: 233
You can download the tomcat servlet engin from

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Ajit Kanada
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Joined: Jan 23, 2001
Posts: 95
See that ur servlet class is public and try again..
kashyap parekh

Joined: Dec 26, 2000
Posts: 5
the class is a public class coz
i copied the java examples given alng with the server.
I agree. Here's the link:
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