19.2. Server Installation and Setup

Before you can get started, you have to download the servlet software you need and configure your system to take advantage of it. Here's an outline of the steps involved. Please note, however, that although your servlet code will follow a standard API, there is no standard for downloading and configuring Web or application servers. Thus, unlike most sections of this book, the methods described here vary significantly from server to server, and the examples in this section should be taken only as representative samples. Check your server's documentation for authoritative instructions.

Obtain Servlet and JSP Software

Your first step is to download software that implements the Java Servlet 2.1 or 2.2 and JavaServer ...

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