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Deploying a .war on Tomcat

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I have .war (downloaded from net) and i want to deploy that to my Tomcat4.1. I put the .war in webapps and on startup of tomcat it opens up and gets deployed. but the thing is it has multiple directories and the top most directory "samples" doesn't contain the WEB-INF but a directory inside this "samples" , which is "tsamples", contains the JSPs and WEB-INF directory. in WEB-INF/classes it has got some servlets (in packages) and the also has the required .xml file( i.e. mapping for servlets to /servlet/*) . But when i invoke the servlets (in web-inf/classes/client/servlets) through the html (in /samples/tsamples/html/abc.html) it gives http status 404. the address i am using for servlet calling is http://localhost/samples/tsamples/servlet/name_of_servlet.
 
In the tomcat logs i have
2003-11-21 23:23:45 ContextConfig[/samples]: Missing application web.xml, using defaults only

Do i need to have an .xml in the "samples" ... ? Can anyone suggest something on this.

thanx.

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by:vzilka
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Copy the tsamples directory to the webapps directory. You must have a WEB-INF directory that contains a web.xml file in each web application you deploy.
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by:asip
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But the url for all html and servlets are with respect to samples. I'll have to change everything in the code in that case.

thanks
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by:vzilka
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Another alternative is to move the WEB-INF directory to the samples root (instead of tsamples).
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by:asip
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I tried that, but it gives error.
It throws some load exception in the servlets. I am trying to look into this and will get back to you soon.


thanks
asip
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vzilka earned 500 total points
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Can you give the URL from where you downloaded the WAR? this sounds very weird.
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I am sending the information on ur mail id liran@2train4.com
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