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1913113 - Java application start failed because incorrect "/WEB-INF/web.xml" file


Java application does not start and the following entry can be found in the defaultTrace:

Caused by:
WebDeploymentException: Web application [/] does not contain
"/WEB-INF/web.xml" file or it is spelt incorrectly.



  • Release Independent
  • SAP NetWeaver


SAP Composition Environment all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions


Java application, web access, WEB-INF, 503 Service Unavailable, Error in starting application , KBA , BC-JAS-WEB , Web Container, HTTP, JavaMail, Servlets , BC-JAS-COR , Enterprise Runtime, Core J2EE Framework , Problem

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