Subject:   HTTP Status 404 - /
Date:   2007-02-13 07:37:14
From:   ritanegi
Response to: HTTP Status 404 - /

this is the servlet i wanted to run


import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletResponse;

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public class HelloServlet extends HttpServlet {
public void doGet (HttpServletRequest req,
HttpServletResponse res)
throws ServletException, IOException
PrintWriter out = res.getWriter();

out.println("Hello, world!");
this the web.xml file i created

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<web-app xmlns=""

this is the copy of manager saved by the name MyApp which is my project name too
Context configuration file for the Tomcat Manager Web App

$Id: manager.xml,v 1.2 2004/02/20 17:09:29 remm Exp $

- <Context path="/Project" docBase="HelloServlet" debug="0" privileged="true">
- <!-- Link to the user database we will get roles from
<ResourceLink name="users" global="UserDatabase" type="org.apache.catalina.UserDatabase" />
my query is dat do i need to create n html file to display my output.......i haven't done it till now....i just went to my browser which is IE....n i have tomcat 5.0 installed in my system entered the url given below

but received n error report-http status 404 in the following form

type Status report

message /example/servlet/HelloServlet

description The requested resource (/example/servlet/HelloServlet) is not available.

kindly check my servlet file coding as well as the web.xml file coding whether i have correctly coded them....the error may be thr due to wrong assignment.....i m just the beginner in web services

i'll be grateful to u
rita negi