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Hi,
i need clarification regarding executing servlets in Eclipse and Tomcat
i have installed Eclipse 2.1.2 on my Linux machine in the path:
opt/Eclipse.
i am using Tomcat 5 to run servlets and have installed tomcat
in the path opt/tomcat. also i am using Sysdeo Tomcat Plug-in for
Eclipse.
now i have written a HTML program that contains a form with a
simple textbox. once the user enters his name and clicks on the submit
button, the result is his name with a greeting.
i have put my HTML file, program.html in the following location:
/opt/tomcat/webapps/ROOT/program.html
and i have put my servlet file program.java in the location:
/opt/tomcat/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/classes/WEB-INF/classes/HelloServlet.
class
now when i open my Mozilla browser and type:
http://localhost:8080/program.html it works fine and get my form, but
when i enter a name and click on the submit button, i get the message
as:
HTTP Status 404
the requested resource is not avaialble
i am really unable to figure out what might be the problem.
please help.thanks in advance.
 
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This is a common problem - do a search for 404 to see LOTS of discussions. A short summary:
1. ALWAYS put your servlet class and all auxiliary classes in a package
2. NEVER use a url with /servlet/
3. LEARN how to configure the web.xml file according to the servlet API
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