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getServletContext().getContent() returning null

Chandella Montero
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Joined: Feb 18, 2011
Posts: 89
I have created two web applications to test getting the ServletContext of one application from within another application.

Code for the first Servlet, from the first application:

This will print the path "/MyServlets", which I will use in the second Servlet, as well as "from within the same servlet, flavour is: vanilla", which proves that this value has been set (I set it in the deployment descriptor).

Now here is the code for the second Servlet, which lives in the second application:

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance for your help

OCA, OCP Java 6
Frits Walraven
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Joined: Apr 07, 2010
Posts: 2096

Hi Chandella,

What am I doing wrong?

If you are using Tomcat as a server you have to put the following line in either the server.xml or better the context.xml of your server:

Chandella Montero
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Joined: Feb 18, 2011
Posts: 89
Spot on, added that line to context.xml and it now works

Thank you ever so much, Frits!
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