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krishn ram
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Joined: Aug 27, 2011
Posts: 1
hi,
i want to run a .jsp file using tomcat in ubuntu...
but i am getting this error message
FAIL - Invalid context path was specified

in the Tomcat Web Application Manager when i give the path in the Deploy region
My .jsp file is n the folder /usr/share/tomcat6/webapps folder. How to overcome this error...?
any help will be really appreciated....
andy brookes
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Joined: Jun 29, 2008
Posts: 6
well i'm not using ubuntu but web manager should be more or less the same across the distros.Anyway you shouldn't use webmanger for single jsp's

firstly do you get the welcome page come up at url http://localhost:8080/index.jsp

if you can see that start by putting say hello.html (which has <h2>hello world </h2> between the body tags) into the ROOT directory of tomcat; then putting
http://localhost:8080/hello.html should show "hello world" in your browser. Thats a start

 
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