Problem mapping an Action to a namespace

Posted on 2010-08-12
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
I am trying to get an action in a Struts 2 app to work but I am coming up with this error in my console.  Is there any known fix for this?

There is no Action mapped for namespace /jsp/myApp/screenscrape and action name runEarningsAlerts. - [unknown location]
Question by:jwright9
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Expert Comment

ID: 33422319
Check your struts-config.xml file to see that you have something similar to this:

            <form-bean name="searchForm"
            <action path="/Search"
                        type="org.SearchAction" >
                  <forward name="Status" path="/status.jsp"/>
                  <forward name="NotFound" path="/login.jsp"/>

Where type="org.SearchAction" defines your action class

Author Comment

ID: 33422433
ProgSysAdmin, Thanks for your response but I am using the struts 2  struts.xml format for my configuration.

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ProgSysAdmin earned 500 total points
ID: 33423058
I'm sorry.  Here is a snippet of Struts 2 struts.xml code that I found which I modified to fit what you are doing.  The main thing in correcting your error "[unknown location]" is in the class="" section of your file needs to be a valid java class.  I hope this helps.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>


"-//Apache Software Foundation//DTD Struts Configuration 2.0//EN"



<package name="earningsAlerts" namespace="/jsp/myApp/screenscrape" extends="struts-default">

<action name="runEarningsAlerts" class="jsp.myApp.screenscrape.EarningsAlerts">





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Author Comment

ID: 33423601
I tried your code but I got the same result.  I know yours should work.  So I'll accept yours.

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