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Missing application web.xml, using defaults only

venkatesh pendharkar
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Joined: Apr 29, 2006
Posts: 106
When I am starting my tomcat server in the logs i am getting this thing:-
ContextConfig[/phoneDir]: Missing application web.xml, using defaults only
And beacause of this I am getting servletConfig object as null & I cant get the values defined in web.xml file.
In server.xml file I have done the following configuration
<ContextManager>
<Context path="/shoppingCart" docBase="C:\tomcat\webapps\shoppingCart" debug="9"/>
</ContextManager>

I am able to open the link in shoppingCart folder.Do i need to make any other configuration??
Jesper de Jong
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Where is your web.xml? If this is your setup (in server.xml), it should be in the directory C:\tomcat\webapps\shoppingCart\WEB-INF


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venkatesh pendharkar
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yes, it is in WEB-INF direcotry
Ben Souther
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Can you post your web.xml file?


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venkatesh pendharkar
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Hi all thanks a lot for the reply,
I understod what was the mistake I was doing. My context was shoppingCart folder in webapps, but in the logs it was showing as
ContextConfig[/phoneDir]: Missing application web.xml, using defaults only
that means it wasnt gettting web.xml file from phoneDir folder. When I chcked there was a folder phoneDir in which this file was missing.I think at the stratup tomcat checks for web.xml file for all the differnet contexts (or folders in webapps ).
Actually im creating an application in which I have written one servlet class but im not able to initialize class.Thats why I checked the logs. But anyways my web.xml is being read but still my issue isnt solved.
So my current problem is i have web.xml file:-
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>

<!DOCTYPE web-app
PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems, Inc.//DTD Web Application 2.3//EN"
"http://java.sun.com/dtd/web-app_2_3.dtd">

<!-- Sample configuration file for using PhotoDB with the Tomcat JSP
container. Tomcat is available from http://jakarta.apache.org. -->

<web-app>

<display-name>PhotoDB</display-name>

<description>
Application to view and maintain a database of photographs.
</description>

<!-- Filter to support file upload. See "Filter code with Servlet 2.3 model"
http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-06-2001/jw-0622-filters_p.html. -->
<filter>
<filter-name>MultipartFilter</filter-name>
<filter-class>com.oreilly.servlet.MultipartFilter</filter-class>
</filter>

<!-- Filter mappings. -->
<filter-mapping>
<filter-name>MultipartFilter</filter-name>
<url-pattern>/*</url-pattern>
</filter-mapping>

<!-- PhotoServlet is used to initialize access to the database and to
keep track of shared initialization parameters. -->
<servlet>

<!-- Name of servlet. -->
<servlet-name>PhotoServlet</servlet-name>

<!-- Class that implements servlet. -->
<servlet-class>com.magiccookie.photodb.PhotoServlet</servlet-class>

<!-- JDBC driver class (required). Change this to your database's JDBC
driver. Examples are shown for PostgreSQL and MySQL using different
JDBC drivers. -->

<init-param>
<param-name>db.driver</param-name>

<!-- postgresql -->
<!-- <param-value>postgresql.Driver</param-value> -->

<!-- mysql (mm driver) -->
<param-value>sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver</param-value>

</init-param>

<!-- JDBC URL (required). Value depends on the JDBC driver. Examples
are shown for PostgreSQL and MySQL using different JDBC drivers. -->
<init-param>

<param-name>db.url</param-name>

<!-- postgresql -->
<!-- <param-value>jdbc:postgresql:photodb</param-value> -->

<!-- mysql (mm driver) -->
<param-value>jdbcdbc:photodb</param-value>

</init-param>

<!-- Account name with which to connect to database. -->
<init-param>
<param-name>db.user</param-name>
<param-value></param-value>
</init-param>

<!-- Password with which to connect to database.-->
<init-param>
<param-name>db.password</param-name>
<param-value></param-value>
</init-param>

<!-- Base URL for PhotoDB. Default is "/photodb". -->
<!--
<init-param>
<param-name>context.path</param-name>
<param-value>/photodb</param-value>
</init-param>
-->

<!-- Base URL to access image files. Default is the value of the
context.path parameter followed by "/photos". -->
<!--
<init-param>
<param-name>image.path</param-name>
<param-value>/photodb/photos</param-value>
</init-param>
-->

<!-- Directory containing image files. The servlet needs to be
able to access the image files so that it can load their width and
height. This directory must exist, otherwise PhotoServlet will
not startup. The default is to call the servlet's getRealPath
method on the string "/photos". -->
<!--
<init-param>
<param-name>image.directory</param-name>
<param-value>/photodb/photos</param-value>
</init-param>
-->

<!-- Password with which to login to PhotoDB. -->
<init-param>
<param-name>login.password</param-name>
<param-value>password</param-value>
</init-param>

<!-- Comma-delimited list of servers on which login is allowed.
If the list is empty then login on any server is allowed.
This is a crude way to limit write-access via the PhotoDB
application. Basically, I enter data into the database on my home
machine, then I upload the data to my webhost's server. I never
modify the database on my webhost's machine, so this is a one-way
data path. -->
<init-param>
<param-name>login.servers</param-name>
<param-value></param-value>
</init-param>
<!-- The servlet is loaded on startup so that it can setup the
database connection. -->
<load-on-startup>-1</load-on-startup>

</servlet>
</web-app>
So i hvae this servlet PhotoServlet in which i hvae written code for init & destroy method. In init method I have written the code for initialization of diff parameters. I think as far as I know my this servlet shud get initialized at the startup. But I have written some System.out.println() statements in init method but they arent getting displayed in console.
Also when I run my jsp through which I am calling this servlet, I find it is not initialized.
Can anyone help me out?? I hope im not making any silly mistake.
 
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