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Error while running tomcat server.

 
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The problem i am facing is when i run tomcat server,i can successfully deploy servlets etc.

but while running tom cat server the following error is visible in command prompt:-

Sep 8, 2006 10:10:28 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol init
INFO: Initializing Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Starting service Tomcat-Standalone
Apache Tomcat/4.1.31
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:30 AM org.apache.struts.util.PropertyMessageResources <init>
INFO: Initializing, config='org.apache.struts.util.LocalStrings', returnNull=tru
e
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:30 AM org.apache.struts.util.PropertyMessageResources <init>
INFO: Initializing, config='org.apache.struts.action.ActionResources', returnNul
l=true
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:31 AM org.apache.struts.util.PropertyMessageResources <init>
INFO: Initializing, config='org.apache.webapp.admin.ApplicationResources', retur
nNull=true
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:33 AM org.apache.commons.digester.Digester error
SEVERE: Parse Error at line 2 column 10: Document root element "web-app", must m
atch DOCTYPE root "null".
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Document root element "web-app", must match DOCTY
PE root "null".
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(Un
known Source)
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.error(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.rootElementSpecified(Unkno
wn Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.handleStartElement(Unknown
Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.startElement(Unknown Sourc
e)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanStartElemen
t(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$ContentDispatcher.scanR
ootElementHook(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$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.DTDConfiguration.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:220)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.start(ContextConfig.java:57
9)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.lifecycleEvent(ContextConfi
g.java:181)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:3
523)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase
.java:774)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:76
0)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:548)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDep
loyer.java:260)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:741)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDirectories(HostConfig.j
ava:512)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:354
)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:671)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java
:311)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1149)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:707)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1141)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:316
)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:4
50)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:214
3)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:463)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.execute(Catalina.java:350)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.process(Catalina.java:129)
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:324)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:156)
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:33 AM org.apache.commons.digester.Digester error
SEVERE: Parse Error at line 2 column 10: Document is invalid: no grammar found.
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Document is invalid: no grammar found.
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(Un
known Source)
at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.error(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.handleStartElement(Unknown
Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dtd.XMLDTDValidator.startElement(Unknown Sourc
e)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanStartElemen
t(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentScannerImpl$ContentDispatcher.scanR
ootElementHook(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$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.DTDConfiguration.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:220)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.start(ContextConfig.java:57
9)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.ContextConfig.lifecycleEvent(ContextConfi
g.java:181)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.start(StandardContext.java:3
523)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase
.java:774)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:76
0)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:548)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHostDeployer.install(StandardHostDep
loyer.java:260)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.install(StandardHost.java:741)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployDirectories(HostConfig.j
ava:512)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployApps(HostConfig.java:354
)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.start(HostConfig.java:671)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.lifecycleEvent(HostConfig.java
:311)
at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleSupport.fireLifecycleEvent(Lifecycl
eSupport.java:119)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1149)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.start(StandardHost.java:707)
at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.start(ContainerBase.java:1141)

at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardEngine.start(StandardEngine.java:316
)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardService.start(StandardService.java:4
50)
at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardServer.start(StandardServer.java:214
3)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.start(Catalina.java:463)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.execute(Catalina.java:350)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Catalina.process(Catalina.java:129)
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:324)
at org.apache.catalina.startup.Bootstrap.main(Bootstrap.java:156)
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:33 AM org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol start
INFO: Starting Coyote HTTP/1.1 on http-8080
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:33 AM org.apache.jk.common.ChannelSocket init
INFO: JK2: ajp13 listening on /0.0.0.0:8009
Sep 8, 2006 10:10:33 AM org.apache.jk.server.JkMain start
INFO: Jk running ID=0 time=16/15 config=D:\Tomcat\bin\..\conf\jk2.properties


but still i can run my web applications,so is this some error or i need to make changes in some tomcat config file.
 
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SEVERE: Parse Error at line 2 column 10: Document root element "web-app", must m
atch DOCTYPE root "null".
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: Document root element "web-app", must match DOCTY
PE root "null".


It is pretty clear that some web.xml file in your Tomcat installation has badly formed text around line 2. If your application runs, it must be in the web.xml for another application.
Bill
 
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