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Hi all,

I am using tomcat 5.0.28 on my XP machine and using the j2ee sdk. I am going through the book Head first JSP and servlets. When i installed my Tomcat my localhost:8080 on the browser works. But when i startup Tomcat i get the following exceptions :

INFO: Installing web application at context path /Beer-v1 from URL file:G:\Kaila
sh\tomcat\webapps\Beer-v1
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:40 PM org.apache.commons.digester.Digester endElement
SEVERE: End event threw exception
java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor40.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
sorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
at org.apache.commons.beanutils.MethodUtils.invokeMethod(MethodUtils.jav
a:216)
at org.apache.commons.digester.CallMethodRule.end(CallMethodRule.java:50
5)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Rule.end(Rule.java:276)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.endElement(Digester.java:1058)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.endElement(Unknown Source
)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanEndElement(
Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContent
Dispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Un
known Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1548)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.applicationConfig(ContextCo
nfig.java:263)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.start(ContextConfig.java:62
4)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.lifecycleEvent(ContextConfi
g.java:216)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4
290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase
.java:823)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:80
7)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:595)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDep
loyer.java:277)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:832)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDirectories(HostConfig.j
ava:701)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:432
)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:983)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java
:349)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1091)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:789)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1083)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:478
)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:4
80)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:231
3)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:556)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.
java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
sorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:287)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:425)
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Servlet mapping specifies an unkn
own servlet name Ch3 beer
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.addServletMapping(StandardCo
ntext.java:2234)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.addServletMapping(StandardCo
ntext.java:2214)
... 44 more
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:41 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig applicationCon
fig
SEVERE: Parse error in application web.xml
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Servlet mapping specifies an unknown servlet
name Ch3 beer
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.createSAXException(Digester.java
:2540)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.createSAXException(Digester.java
:2566)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.endElement(Digester.java:1061)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.endElement(Unknown Source
)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanEndElement(
Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContent
Dispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Un
known Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.parse(Digester.java:1548)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.applicationConfig(ContextCo
nfig.java:263)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.start(ContextConfig.java:62
4)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.lifecycleEvent(ContextConfi
g.java:216)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:4
290)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase
.java:823)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:80
7)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:595)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDep
loyer.java:277)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:832)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDirectories(HostConfig.j
ava:701)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:432
)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:983)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java
:349)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1091)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:789)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1083)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:478
)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:4
80)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:231
3)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:556)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.
java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAcces
sorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:585)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.start(Bootstrap.java:287)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:425)
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:41 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig applicationCon
fig
SEVERE: Occurred at line 14 column 19
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:41 PM org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig start
SEVERE: Marking this application unavailable due to previous error(s)
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:41 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext start
SEVERE: Error getConfigured
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:41 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext start
SEVERE: Context startup failed due to previous errors
Jul 27, 2005 3:49:41 PM org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer install
INFO: Installing web application at context path /jsp-examples from URL file:G:\
Kailash\tomcat\webapps\jsp-examples
the environment i am using is:
Using CATALINA_BASE: G:\Kailash\tomcat
Using CATALINA_HOME: G:\Kailash\tomcat
Using CATALINA_TMPDIR: G:\Kailash\tomcat\temp
Using JAVA_HOME: G:\Kailash\Sun\AppServer\jdk

I have place by web.xml file in the WEB-INF directory and my form.html page in the webapps\Beer-v1\form.html under my TOMCAT_HOME. My servlet BeerSelect.java compiles but i cant acces the form.html from localhost:8080/webapps/Beer-v1/form.html. I get a status 404 error.

I am stuch..help me out please.

Thanks,

Kailash
 
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SEVERE: Parse error in application web.xml
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Servlet mapping specifies an unknown servlet
name Ch3 beer
at org.apache.commons.digester.Digester.createSAXException(Digester.java


That says your web.xml is badly formed. Doublecheck the lines that are supposed to associate a servlet name with the servlet class.
Bill
 
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Is this a duplicate of:
https://coderanch.com/t/85244/Tomcat/tomcat-startup-exception-form-hmlt
?

The answers look similar.
[ July 28, 2005: Message edited by: Ben Souther ]
 
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