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preethi Ayyappan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2007
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Hi,

I need to start two servlets along with the server starts up.In my web.xml,i have configured like:


But the first program only gets started.How could i start two programs when the server starts.please assist me to solve this.

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Vijitha Kumara
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But the first program only gets started.How could i start two programs when the server starts.


What you mean by "starting programs" ? "<load-on-startup>" make the server loads the servlet class at the server startup rather than waiting till the first request. If you mean the same, how you verifed that two servlets are not loaded?


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Shailesh Narkhede
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Joined: Jul 10, 2008
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<servlet-class> this tag should contain class name with package.
If your Servlets are Voicebroadcast1, busy1 without package, then fine.

Check your servers log file, Is there any exception comming on server start up?


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Nishan Patel
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Joined: Sep 07, 2008
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Hi preethi,

Actually <load-on-startup>1</load-on-startup> is use just load your servlet to load into container.

The basic of why this need is when your servlet complex and it takes time to load on container then you just load that servlet at start of your server.

basically the servlet get load into container when first user request for that servlet. so, if your servlet takes time to load when user request at that time you just load servlet.



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mike ickx
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Joined: Apr 30, 2009
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Use a HttpContextListner instead, its the first event that will take place, and place your configuration in the contextInitialized() method. the events that you want to occur when closing the app, can be put in the contexDestroyed() method.
 
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