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Re: Servlet.service() for servlet default threw exception

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Do you know exactly what resource is loading causing the timeout? Any
further info in the server.log?

On 9/30/13 10:33 AM, Wilkins, Brian wrote:
> I'm trying to launch my GWT module that is deployed to the GlassFish 4
> instance. It is loaded as an application, which has its own set of
> servlets.
> *From:*Shing Wai Chan [mailto:shing.wai.chan...]
> *Sent:* Monday, September 30, 2013 1:25 PM
> *To:*
> *Subject:* Re: Servlet.service() for servlet default threw exception
> "default" and "jsp" are servlets added by the container to handle
> 'general pages, like html, jpg' and jsp pages.
> What resource do you try to load?
> Shing Wai Chan
> On 9/30/13 10:11 AM, Wilkins, Brian wrote:
> I recently upgraded from Glassfish to Glassfish 4.0 Community
> Edition. I never had this problem before but when my GWT app is first
> loaded by Firefox (CTRL+F5), it takes a really long time to load. I
> observed in the Glassfish 4.0 logs about a "Servlet.service() for
> servlet default threw exception" ->
> java.util.concurrent.TimeoutException. Once I let the browser timeout,
> I load the page again and my application successfully loads.
> I do not have a servlet named default in my GWT application. Also, I
> see a servlet named jsp in the Glassfish administration page. I do not
> have such servlets in my GWT application.
> Any idea what is going on? I never had this problem before.
> Thanks
> Brian Wilkins