[jcifs] tomcat url unknown protocol: smb

Michael B Allen ioplex at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 12:11:01 MDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 6:34 AM, rajasekaran <rajasekarank at hcl.com> wrote:
> Hi- I am also facing this unknown protocol issue eventhough i placed my
> jcifs-1.3.16.jar under Tomcat6.0's lib folder as per faq? My env is Tomcat
> 6, Java 6 and cifs-1.3.16.jar. Since tomcat 6.0 it is not necessary to use
> or setup setenv or setclasspath or anyother files isn't? Any clue?

Hi rajasekaran,

I have long since forgetting what I wrote in the FAQ but as Andreas
points out, the FAQ states that you must add the jar to Tomcat's
CLASSPATH environment variable. This is not necessarily the same thing
as putting it in the server lib directory.


Michael B Allen
Java Active Directory Integration

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