Re: Problem with tomcat 6.0.32

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Sat, 08 Sep 2012 22:33:12 -0400
On 9/6/2012 12:36 AM, Fredrik Jonson wrote:

In <> ruds wrote:

  I'm am deploying an application having JSP's and few servlets. My servlet is
  not getting invoked after calling from JSP. My web.xml entry is:

      <url-pattern>/CheckLogin/* </url-pattern>

  I'm calling this from a JSP form element:
<FORM name="f1" ACTION="/CheckLogin" METHOD=POST onsubmit='return checkall()'>

You need to prepend the servlet context path to the form action url.

Or drop thw / entirely.

In html, when you specify a relative url that starts with a / it is
interpered as being relative to the server root. So /foo is interpreted
as The servlet mapping in web.xml does normally
not start from the server root, but from the servlet context path.

That is almost certainly the problem.

But may I use the opportunity to mention that it should not be:




to work with cookies disabled.

Something that is often forgotten today.

An even better solution would probably be to use a taglib that
handles all that stuff for one, but then we are somewhat changing


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