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indexBean is null because my JSP's form action is the servlet. Any HTML submission will take the request directly to the servlet, bypassing the Javabean initialization and setProperty steps.
In order to access indexBean from the servlet I would need to make the form action the JSP page. In the JSP I would need to forward the request to the servlet. This requires the use of scriptlets which I wish