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How to configure custom error pages in jboss-5.1.0?

Eshwar Prasad
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Joined: Mar 21, 2008
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Hi,

My query is how to configure custom error pages in jboss 5.1.0

Previously i was using jboss 4.0.0 and hence to display custom error pages I followed the below steps.

1. Added following xml tags in jboss-4.0.0/server/default/deploy/jbossweb-tomcat50.sar/web.xml



2. Placed pagenotfound.jsp and servererror.jsp in jboss-4.0.0/server/default/ deploy/jbossweb-tomcat50.sar/ROOT.war folder.

Currently I started using jboss 5.1.0 but couldn't find jbossweb-tomcat50.sar folder. When i navigated into \jboss-5.1.0\server\default\deploy\jbossweb.sar i couldn't find web.xml or ROOT.war folder. So i tried creating missing folders and files but of couldn't solve the problem.

Please let me know how to configure custom error pages in jboss 5.1.0
Peter Johnson
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In 5.0.x and 5.1.0, the global web.xml file is located at server/xxx/deployers/jbossweb.deployer/web.xml, and ROOT.war is at server/xxx/deploy/ROOT.war


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JL Smith
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Joined: Aug 01, 2008
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Could anyone shine a little more light on _exactly_ how to setup custom error pages in jboss-5.1.0? I've googled and googled but I can't find a solution that works. I even looked through JBoss in Action and couldn't find anything on the subject. Thanks for any help.
Peter Johnson
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Customer error pages are really a JSP/servlet feature, not anything specific to JBoss AS. What books/articles have you looked at on this topic? (Try this http://pdf.moreservlets.com/ - chapter 5.) What have you done so far that has not worked?
JL Smith
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Joined: Aug 01, 2008
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Thanks for the suggestions Peter. Custom error pages have nothing to do with JBoss. My web.xml was using an older dtd spec and it wasn't able to parse the <error-page> that I had added...that's why I thought it was a JBoss problem. All is good after correcting my web.xml. Thanks.
 
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