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unable to start servlet

jyotsana dang
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Joined: Sep 26, 2003
Posts: 135
i created a java servlet file.. and compiled it and added the class file in root/web-inf/classes folder..
in the action of the form i used /servlet/registration
but when i try to run the serlvet the page displays a message :
The requested resource (/servlet/Registration) is not available.
where is the bug?
nick zhao

Joined: Oct 10, 2003
Posts: 3
Your catalog is 'ROOT', so you have to access the servlet by the form like '/Registration'.
The accessing was right if you deployed the servlet's url pattern in the web.xml like '/servlet/Registration'.
jyotsana dang
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Joined: Sep 26, 2003
Posts: 135
i have my folder in root folder of tomcat and the servlet class file in root/web-inf/classes folder created ..
and form action as: /servlet/Registration
but even the it gives the same error
Basavaraju Banakar

Joined: Jul 18, 2002
Posts: 25
Try "../servlet/Registration"

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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13024
Your use of the "/servlet/..." style of URL requires the Invoker servlet - see any of the recent threads about "servlet can't start" and similar problems.
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