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Error 404 running JSP

S Ali
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Joined: Aug 23, 2009
Posts: 129
Ok guys I finally ran the server with eclipse . But I'm getting an error 404 every time I try running my JSP page. I checked and the project folder is inside C:\apache-tomcat-6.0.18\webapps . on http://localhost/manager/html Tomcat Web Application Manager the project is there but it says running = false . What else can I do ?

William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12868
If the management app says running = false, I would suspect that initialization of that web app failed and I would examine the logs.

What is the exact directory structure you have created?

What is the exact URL you are using to address the JSP page?

S Ali
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Joined: Aug 23, 2009
Posts: 129
You mean inside tomcat ?? C:\apache-tomcat-6.0.18\webapps\messages\index.jsp The project folder was moved automatically when I did add project in eclipse.
I tried also to export the project as WAR file and deploy it manually and I had the same problem also.

URL --> http://localhost/messages/index.jsp
This is from the logs

2010-02-18 2:32:54.PD org.apache.tomcat.util.digester.SetPropertiesRule begin
WARNING: [SetPropertiesRule]{Server/Service/Engine/Host/Context} Setting property 'source' to 'org.eclipse.jst.jee.server:messages' did not find a matching property.
2010-02-18 2:32:54.PD org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener init
INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library which allows optimal performance in production environments was not found on the java.library.path: C:\Java\jdk1.6.0\bin;.;C:\WINDOWS\Sun\Java\bin;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:/Program Files/Java1/jre1.6.0/bin/client;C:/Program Files/Java1/jre1.6.0/bin;D:\Oracle\app\oracle\product\10.2.0\server\bin;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;D:\DB2\BIN;D:\DB2\FUNCTION;D:\DB2\SAMPLES\REPL;C:\Java\jdk1.6.0\bin;?
2010-02-18 2:32:54.PD org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-80
2010-02-18 2:32:54.PD org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina load
INFO: Initialization processed in 751 ms
2010-02-18 2:32:54.PD org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService start
INFO: Starting service Catalina
2010-02-18 2:32:54.PD org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine start
INFO: Starting Servlet Engine: Apache Tomcat/6.0.18
2010-02-18 2:32:55.PD org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationContext log
INFO: Initializing Spring root WebApplicationContext

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