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How to use Relative path for a servlet (Using Tomcat server)

H S Kumar
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Joined: Jun 08, 2011
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I am new to servlets.

I am trying to call my servlet from a HTML form. I dont want to use full url in action tag that will point to my servlet. I want to use relative path.

I am using tomcat 6 web server. If I am giving relative path in Action tag of HTML form, it is searching in C:\myApp\Servlet.

Please help me how I can use relative path in Tomcat server. If these is any other setting needs to be done for my application folder for relative path.


Thanks in advance.
Bear Bibeault
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There is nothing Tomcat specific about this.

Your URLs should be server-relative and never page-relative. That is, they should start wit the the context path. See the JspFaq for details.


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H S Kumar
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Joined: Jun 08, 2011
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Bear Bibeault wrote:There is nothing Tomcat specific about this.

Your URLs should be server-relative and never page-relative. That is, they should start wit the the context path. See the JspFaq for details.


It would be helpful if you can give an example HTML form calling a servlet.
 
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