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Tomcat HTTP connection

Simran Brar

Joined: Jun 01, 2004
Posts: 3
I have Tomcat 3.2.3 running in conjuction with Cocoon 1.8.2. The application runs smoothly on Windows 2000 platform i.e the tomcat log does show this error "Connection reset by peer: socket write error" but seems to be harmless as the application does nto break anywhere. While running the same application on Windows XP it breaks when I try to call a servlet which renders a csv file to the client.

This is an iframe embedded inside the page. On the click of a button the contents of iframe are dynamically loaded and sent to a servlet, which then renders the csv file. This functionallity breaks about 80% of the time on XP. The connection with tomcat somehow breaks and "Cannot find server" is displayed.

Initially I thought this was a problem with TCP/IP on the client machine and changed the registry settings to have a longer keepAlive interval but it still doesn't work. The server.xml for tomcat has the following configuration for connectors:

<Connector className="org.apache.tomcat.service.PoolTcpConnector">
<Parameter name="handler" value="org.apache.tomcat.service.http.HttpConnectionHandler"/>
<Parameter name="port" value="9900"/>

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am not sure if this problem is specific to Tomcat 3.2.3 and would be solved if i use Coyote connector in the higher version.

Any suggestions?
[ June 01, 2004: Message edited by: Simran Brar ]
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63529

Welcome to the Ranch Simram. I'm not sure why you posted this question in the build tools forum. So I'm moving this to our Tomcat forum for you.

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