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Servlets 2 - reverse servlet

Brian Holsenbeck

Joined: Jul 01, 2008
Posts: 8
Working ahead a little while my java 4b is being nitpicked. I have orion installed, and my initial web page shows up - however, I'm trying to get it to show a servlet that just prints "test". When I press "submit", it says "Page cannot be displayed" - the URL is http://localhost/servlet/

When I press return on the address line (still containing the above), it brings up the text "test".

Anybody got any ideas?
Brian Holsenbeck

Joined: Jul 01, 2008
Posts: 8
Hm. Well, it works when I do "doPost", but "doGet" doesn't work. Anyone have any idea why?
Carol Murphy
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Joined: Mar 15, 2001
Posts: 1202
I don't understand why you are using doGet....
Wouldn't doPost be better?
Marilyn de Queiroz

Joined: Jul 22, 2000
Posts: 9059
If doPost works and doGet does not, I would suspect something in the url.

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