# File « Folder « JSP-Servlet Q&A

### 1. How to Overwrite the file saved in the Context Directory    stackoverflow.com

I created two files 1)index.html 2)player.jsp I am using Tomcat Server. In the index.html i created some checkboxes in a form and assigned the values... After clicking submit i forwarded these values to player.jsp... In player.jsp ...

I want to make a file uploader with Flex. However, I want it to select a folder and upload all the files in the folder. It would be much better if I can ...

### 3. How to list contents of a server directory using JSP?    stackoverflow.com

When writing a JSP file, how can I get the current directory of this file at runtime
(to be able to iterate the directory and list its contents)? Would some file I/O ...

### 4. Access file in WebContent folder from a servlet    stackoverflow.com

I'm trying to generate a PDF document using FOP. The pdf generation code is kept in a servlet and the xsl is in a specific folder in the WebContent folder. How ...

### 5. Move File from /tmp to hosting account folder    stackoverflow.com

I have write access to /tmp folder of my shared hosting account at godaddy. I want to move uploaded pictures from /tmp folder to my hosting account folder /home/content/x/y/z/xyz/html/pic/ I am trying to ...

### 6. Include all files under a folder    stackoverflow.com

i have a folder of javascript files, is it possible to include all of the files under that folder automatically? something like

<jsp:include-all parentFolder='/javascript' extension='.js' />

OK to make it clear i ...

### 7. Trying to update the file in src/web/prod folder (jsp)    stackoverflow.com

I am using jboss, eclipse and svn together. I have to files in my test folder: test/create.jsp and test/data.txt . What I want to do is when I call my create.jsp ...

### 8. Error moving JSP file into WEB-INF directory with Stripes    stackoverflow.com

I have the following Stripes ActionBean:

package myapp;

import net.sourceforge.stripes.action.*;

public class WelcomeActionBean extends MyAppActionBean {
@DefaultHandler
public Resolution view() {
...

### 9. What is the most efficient way to list all of the files in a directory (including sub-directories)?    stackoverflow.com

I am writing a servlet which will examine a directory on the server (external to the web container), and recursively search for certain files (by certain files, I mean files that ...

### 10. Setting the root folder to index    stackoverflow.com

I have this code here:

import java.io.*;
import javax.servlet.*;
import javax.servlet.http.*;

/**
*
* @author Nathan Campos
*/
public class Files extends HttpServlet {
PrintWriter out = null;      ...

### 11. How to manage file path when accessing from different directory location?    stackoverflow.com

I have few web pages sitting in different directories and my goal is to have some sort of organized structure so that I can access to js or css files without ...

### 12. how to upload all of the contents in a folder from jsp    stackoverflow.com

i'm trying to upload all of the contents in a folder to another folder in my server using jsp and servlets. I already got one FileUpload but as you may know ...

### 13. how to set temporary directory relative path in simple jsp file upload? FIleNotFound Exception    stackoverflow.com

I'm doing a simple file upload in jsp. And i seem to have been stopped by this simple path issue. I'm developing on windows but will propably deploy on a linux ...

### 14. Servlet Mapping: Only when a file or directory doesn't exist?    stackoverflow.com

I'm setting up a web app on GlassFish and I'm wondering if there is a way to configure servlet mapping from the URL root to only apply in cases where a ...

### 15. Directories with random numbers as foldername being created that contain .ser files    stackoverflow.com

So in our weblogic 10.3 server there are folders being generated with random names (such as "7nxxd", "tpy16q"). Inside each of these is the same subdirectory structure:

<randomfilename>/.tld_cache/WEB-INF/tld/
...

### 16. Upload file to directory on server using Java and JSP - can't get path right    stackoverflow.com

On my vps, I want to upload a file to the Logos directory. The directory structure is as follows on my vps -

### 17. How to read external file (which is outside of container folder ) in servlet?    stackoverflow.com

how I can read a file in servlet which is outside of servlet container ?

### 18. Java: fetching the list of file names in a directory inside a war file    stackoverflow.com

I have a web application in a servlet container. How can I get the list of files inside security folder inside controller/servlet? I tried something like this(which is not working):

File security_image_dir = new ...

I'm developing a JSP application, and I want to be able to upload the contents of a directory to the server. So the user will select the directory he wants to ...

### 20. Using a jsp as a server-side script for uploading a file to an specific folder    stackoverflow.com

as the title implies I'm trying to upload a file to a local server and for that purpose I'm using a JSP and uploadify (flash-based jquery uploader). I have already succeeded ...

### 21. How do I include a jsp file located "above" the public_html folder    stackoverflow.com

First, I'm from a PHP background (which may be evident by this question). This is such a simple task to accomplish in PHP yet I'm absolutely perplexed on how to ...

### 22. m2eclipse Build Not Kicking Off When a File in webapp Directory (JSP, JS, CSS) Changes    stackoverflow.com

I'm using m2eclipse to build and install a war file to a target directory within my project. When I change a java file, the maven build runs automatically and reinstalls the ...

### 23. Load a shape file from local shape file folder when I call .swf thro' netbeans    stackoverflow.com

The flow of my project is: 1.Create a flex(.mxml, i am using flexBuilder3) code that will load the shape file (.shp) data into flex, transform it and display on Google map. 2.Shape File ...

### 24. get absolute path to apache webcontents folder from a java class file    stackoverflow.com

Need to get absolute path in java class file, inside a dynamic web application...

• Actually i need to get path of apache webapps folder... where the webapps are deployed
• e.g. /apache-root/webapps/my-deployed-app/WebContent/images/imagetosave.jpg
• Need ...

### 25. where .jsp files put in web project    stackoverflow.com

I have an issue where to put view (.jsp) file in the web applications.little bit confuse it may be inside the WEB-INF folder or out side the WEB-INF folder. Lot of spring ...

### 26. zimbra zimlet to upload files in a briefcase folder from backend    stackoverflow.com

I am creating a zimlet using js to generate a tree folder structure, but I also need it to include some files (default ones that are on the server). The problem ...

### 27. jawr - Included file in jsp contains numeric folder that does not exist    stackoverflow.com

I am using jawr to combine and minify javascript. But in jspo when i include <jawr:script src="content/js/bundles/home.js"> It generates..... http://localhost:8080/APP_JIG_HEAD/999485638/content/js/bundles/home.js goes to 404. That numeric folder does not exist anywhere in tomcat. While searching ...

### 28. How to read file from outside web content directory    stackoverflow.com

I have the following scriptlet inside a JSP page.

  File f = new File("//WEB-INF//music//rock//Evanascence//Fallen//text.txt");
out.println(f.exists());

I'm getting a FileNotFoundException: \\WEB-INF\music\rock\Evanascence\Fallen\text.txt (The network path ...

### 29. I buy "parsons XML&JAVA" TEXTBOOK well each example has its own folder (/Example10-1Servlet/) and in, exist for each example a file build.xml and a f...    forums.netbeans.org

Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 7:16 pm Post subject: I buy "parsons XML&JAVA" TEXTBOOK well each example has its own folder (/Example10-1Servlet/) and in, exist for each example ...

### 30. using jsp to copg files from a directory    coderanch.com

hi ranchers, pls I am writing an application using jsp and tomcat1.4,the application is supposed to connect to a database(oracle),pick up the path to a file,which is stored as a string in a table in the database,then follow the path and copy the file into a seperate folder,the connection to the database and picking up of the path I can do ...

### 32. Reading Files + Directories + Novell    coderanch.com

Hiya, I have produced some JSP which can recurse through directories and show users files etc (bit like Windows Explorer). Problem is, at present any user can see any file / directory. We run a Novell Network so i want to get the users rights then access the directories from there so that they can only see what they're allowed. Problem ...

### 33. passing name to directory/file    coderanch.com

hi ..here i am creating a directriry by giving name in the code itself but i want to give it from front end..means i want to pass the direcory name as parameter.. here is my code.. can anyone come with modification to this code.. thanks in advance <%@ page language="java" import="java.io.*"%> <% File f = new File("[drive]:/anypath/newdir"); if(f.exists()) { out.println(f + ...

### 34. how upload all files in a local folder to server    coderanch.com

I want to upload some files to the current directory. i.e. the directory in which the jsp's are kept. I am using Orilley file upload jar for it. Now the problem is that the upload facility takes the absolute directory path for uploading the file and i cannot get the absolute path at the server where i am executing the application. ...

### 41. storing the image file in the context folder    coderanch.com

hai all, I am using JFreechart to display chart in browser using JSP. All the file produced by the jfreechart r stored in the local temp dir. if i access the page remotely i was not able to see any image file. so how do i save all my image file to the context itself. If I give request.getContextPath(), i was ...

### 42. To create a web page to show all the files in a unix directory.    coderanch.com

Hi, My requirements are given below- -1. To create a web page to show all the files in a unix directory. 2. Contents of the file should be displayed clicking on it. 3. If any new file is added in that directory, corresponding hyperlink should be created automatically on the webpage. Solution : I have created following jsp running on WEBLOGIC ...

### 47. Including files from different directories    coderanch.com

Hi, From my jsp pages I include a Header file. From that Header file I include different pages (menues, images) depending on which jsp pages I request. My problem is that if the requested jsp pages is placed in diffent directories the Header file cant find the different pages to be included? Lets say I request /root/canteen/info/index.jsp - The include page ...

### 50. Place JSP files in WEB-INF Folder    coderanch.com

Originally posted by Bear Bibeault: When employing the best-practice Model 2 web application pattern -- in which servlet controllers do the processing and then forward to their view JSPs -- it is advised to place the JSPs under WEB-INF so that they can never be directly accessed. As Ben pointed out, only place the JSPs outside of WEB-INF if you are ...

### 55. where to place jsp pages & class files in Jrun in which folders    coderanch.com

I don't know exactly where i should copy my JSP page when i install jrun....I use Jrun Admin server for my practise...& i want to know exactly which folder I should exactly put my class files as well as jsp pages.. plz help me I encountered this error while pratising JSP..... Can't find resource key "BeanUtils.NoSetter" in base name allaire/jrun/jsp/resource.properties java.util.MissingResourceException: ...

### 60. How to create File object for servlet and so where to place the folder    coderanch.com

xyz is just another directory that the file in question is located in? I am not sure how this is relevant. Just make the call to the file in the constructor. If the xyz directory is relative to the context of your application: File file = new File("xyz/MyFile.txt"); Otherwise: File file = new File("C:/mydocs/xyz/MyFile.txt"); No worries....

### 62. Reading a File in Servlet from Web App Directory    coderanch.com

I used getRealPath() and its not working. Here's my real path to the files: xml file path: /opt/netbeans/SunAppServer8.1/domains/domain1/applications/j2ee-modules/Dev-WebModule/xml/article.xml xsl file path: /opt/netbeans/SunAppServer8.1/domains/domain1/applications/j2ee-modules/Dev-WebModule/xsl/article.xsl I'm not sure what Netbeans does when running the project as far as creating a deployed war etc..But it does deploy via war as the standard way to move the app to another server. Any suggestions for J2EE IDE ...

### 64. How i can place all my servlet files in a different folder    coderanch.com

Hi, All please anybody tell me how i can place all my servlet files in a different folder and can run them. Consider if i have a small project havinf 3-4 servlet files and i want to put it in a saperate directory and want to run it then how i can do do so. Also tell me how should i ...

### 67. fail to include file from upper directory    coderanch.com

I just moved server and found this problem below. Directory structure: /home/mydomain/public_html/ - index.jsp - include - validate.jsp - member - login.jsp Basically I am trying to include validate.jsp from login.jsp So in login.jsp I wrote: <%@ include file="/include/validate.jsp"%> // THIS ONE GIVES ERROR <%@ include file="../include/validate.jsp"%> // ALSO GIVES ERROR <%@ include file="/../include/validate.jsp"%> // ALSO ERROR Then I try to ...

### 72. href pointing to a servlet mapping or html directory of jsp files?    coderanch.com

Hi, Just need to clarify path issues regarding hrefs and requestdispatchers. In some of the code I'm looking at in a sample app, there are references to paths such as: In some cases, this href in the sample application say could mean: (1) the index.html file in a directory called catalog containing jsp pages at the top layer of ...