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Error in struts 2.

stephan babu

Joined: Apr 23, 2012
Posts: 13
I have create a sample project in struts2.

I found error while i am running this project that,

May 22, 2012 1:25:24 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext filterStart
SEVERE: Exception starting filter struts2
java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/commons/lang3/StringUtils
at com.opensymphony.xwork2.config.providers.XmlConfigurationProvider.register(
at org.apache.struts2.config.StrutsXmlConfigurationProvider.register(
at com.opensymphony.xwork2.config.impl.DefaultConfiguration.reloadContainer(
at com.opensymphony.xwork2.config.ConfigurationManager.getConfiguration(
at org.apache.struts2.dispatcher.Dispatcher.init_PreloadConfiguration(
at org.apache.struts2.dispatcher.Dispatcher.init(
at org.apache.struts2.dispatcher.FilterDispatcher.init(
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterConfig.initFilter(
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterConfig.getFilter(
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterConfig.setFilterDef(
at org.apache.catalina.core.ApplicationFilterConfig.<init>(
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.filterStart(
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext$
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext$
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.commons.lang3.StringUtils
at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(
at org.apache.catalina.loader.WebappClassLoader.loadClass(
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClassInternal(
... 19 more

Could any one please solve this.
Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
Posts: 9168

Struts has a number of dependencies. You need to include those dependencies in your build. The easiest thing to do is start with the "blank" struts application that is included in the Struts distribution.

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Mohana Rao Sv
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Joined: Aug 01, 2007
Posts: 485

Add apache-lang commons jar file

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Suresh Pritmani

Joined: May 24, 2009
Posts: 8
Hi Stephan,

It seems, commons-lang3-XXX.jar file is missing in your class path. You can resolve it by adding the jar to your lib folder.

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