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cannot load web app, zip file closed exception

Samuel Cox
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Joined: Nov 16, 2004
Posts: 96

Hello,

I am unable to load my webapp. The error message is:

FAIL - Encountered exception java.io.IOException: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: java.lang.IllegalStateException: zip file closed

Tomcat: 4.1.30
JVM: 1.4.2-b28
OS: AS/400 version: V5R2M0

Any help is appreciated.
Craig Jackson
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Joined: Mar 19, 2002
Posts: 405
Are you "packaging" your web application as a zip file?

If not mistaken all JSP/Servlet web applications are to be packaged as a WAR(web archive) file not a zip archive.

You can use the "jar" command to archive your web application.

jar -cvf <web_appl_name>.war *
Samuel Cox
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Joined: Nov 16, 2004
Posts: 96

It is being deployed as a war file.
 
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