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Tomcat 5.0.0 installation

herkulis nugent
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Joined: Nov 22, 2000
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Does anyone know what directories I should place the 'class' files from servlets, and 'html' and 'jsp' files from jsp? Tomcat directory system seems to vary with each new version. I put my 'class' files into c:\tomcat\webapps\ROOT\WEB-INF\classes with the newly created 'classes' folder (I think in previous versions, 'classes' folder was already created), but I got error message 'http status 404-servlet/HelloWorld...the request source (/servlet/HelloWorld) is not available' after pointing the browser to http://localhost:8080/servlet/HelloWorld. I tried http://localhost:8080 and it worked fine, showing the index page of the Jakarta Project. What am I missing? Also, is Tomcat still a popular testing platform for servlet/jsp? Any recommendation is highly appreciated.
Marilyn de Queiroz
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Originally posted by herkulis:
Any recommendation is highly appreciated.


You'll probably get a better response if you post this in the Apache/Tomcat forum instead of the Ant forum.

Also, herkulis, you have been asked several times to change your display name to conform to the JavaRanch Naming Policy.
You can change it here.

Thanks.


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Rene Larsen
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The configuration of Tomcat 5.x is the same as version of 4.x
I think you need to read Configuring & Using Apache Tomcat 4
NOTE: read about 'Enable the Invoker Servlet'
Rene
[ February 16, 2003: Message edited by: Rene Larsen ]

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imran mirza
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Joined: Jan 15, 2003
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hi,

You should do a mapping of servlet. OR
you can keep your servlet in Examples/web-inf/classes folder.
I did'n use tomcat5, i have used tomcat 4.1. Concern to docs.

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mister krabs
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Moving this to the Tomcat forum.


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Ashik Uzzaman
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BTW, Tomcat 5.0.0? - but I don't think its available still now.


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Rene Larsen
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you can get it here
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