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Hi,

page 471 says:

<%@ page isErrorPage=”true” %>
<html><body>
<strong>Bummer.</strong>

You caused a ${pageContext.exception} on the server.


</body></html>

and then is explainns:
"Note: the exception implicit object is available ONLY to error pages with an explicitly-defined page directive:
<%@ page isErrorPage=”true” %>
In other words, configuring an error page in the DD is not enough to make the Container give that page the implicit exception object ".



I am not getting how Container gives the "exception " object?

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amarshi when you post HTML in your message, check the "Disable HTML in this message" checkbox so that your post doesn't get screwed up.

When you set the isErrorPage="true", then the container created a scripting variable called exception in the generated servlet of the JSP page. If you don't specify the isErrorPage="true", you can still use the exception object using EL (as in your code) or pageContext scripting variable...
 
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Thank Ankit..
 
Don't get me started about those stupid light bulbs.
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