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problem in calling servlet

gaurav chhabra
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Joined: Jul 24, 2004
Posts: 109
i am new to servlet and using JSDK2.0 with SUN APPLICATION SERVER.
i want to call the servlet from HTML page , i m writing

and when i m calling by running through browser then it is
giving the error number 404.

please help me.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12755
The use of a URL containing /servlet/ is what is causing you trouble. Read this FAQ on the invoker servlet.
Divij Mahajan

Joined: Jul 26, 2004
Posts: 8
Hey Gaurav

Can you post the part of your web.xml that contains the servlet and servlet-mapping elements. and also the path where you have your servlet stored.

Maybe one of these is the cause.

-Divij<br />---------------------------------<br />Weinberg's Law: If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.
Navin Ramineni

Joined: Jul 28, 2004
Posts: 3
Also check if your firstservlet.class is in WEB-INF\classes directory
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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