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trinadh reddy
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Joined: Sep 22, 2005
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I have a sample html form . i have written a servlet to retreive data from the form. but 404 error is comming.please see this


servlet program


please see this as iam unable to understand where is the problem

[ EDIT - Code tags added by Dave]
[ October 11, 2005: Message edited by: David O'Meara ]
Sudhakar Gaharwar

Joined: Oct 10, 2005
Posts: 15
hi Reddy,
Everything is looking fine ..Try to do one thing give complete path in html file. I mean to say in case of using <FORM action=./showParam> just use complete path..Reply me soon
[ October 11, 2005: Message edited by: Sudhakar Gaharwar ]
Vishnu Prakash
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Joined: Nov 15, 2004
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In the Form Element remove the dot and slash and letter "p" should be in small case. It should be the same as the url-pattern element.

[ October 11, 2005: Message edited by: vishnu prakash ]

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Eddy Lee Sin Ti
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You might need to code the context path into the form action attribute because the browser will not interpret your action value as relative to your context, instead the browser will interpret it to the root of your web server.

You might wanna use <c:url> action in JSTL to handle this issue for you.

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David O'Meara

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Please use code tags when posting code.
I agree. Here's the link:
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