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sibasish padhi
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Joined: Apr 11, 2005
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Hi
I want to populate an error message while a login is invalid .Can anyone please tell me the steps which I have to follow. I am using Struts . so plz reply me back soon.
alan do
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Joined: Apr 14, 2005
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there are 2 ways:
1. add a ActionMessage() to your Globals.MESSAGE_KEY (where ActionMessages are stored (if you don't know how to do this, you need to look it up)

2. throw an exception that is of type/extends java.lang.Exception upon failed validation and map the exception to an action/jsp that states login failed (ideally, it should return the user to the same login form). again, you need to know how to configure struts to handle exception thrown.


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