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Handling 404 Error

SanjeevKumar Chauhan
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Joined: Oct 02, 2005
Posts: 2
Hi All,
Please let me know how to handle the requirement in servlets given below:

1. GET :
A request could come from a web browser or a telnet client 2
Handling of errors such as �URI not found� has to be taken care
2. PUT :
Server should be able to dump the body of a PUT request to a file specified by the URI in the request line. It should return the correct message to the client as well. This part should work correctly with a telnet client.
3. DELETE:
Your server should be able to delete the file specified in the URI of a DELETE request. It should return the correct message to the client. This part should work correctly with a telnet client.


Please let me know to handle these scenarios as Iam quite new to Servlets

Thanks & Regards
SK Chauhan


Thanks<br />SK Chauhan
Srivatsa Katta
Ranch Hand

Joined: Aug 13, 2005
Posts: 55
Hi,

Usually for hadling error code, v use


in the web.xml, and customize PageNotFound.jsp with whatever message u want.
But i am not sure the same thing works will all kinds of requests, and i feel its not dependent on the type of request. so this should work for all kinds of request if i am not wrong.

-Tripter
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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