[jcifs] tomcat url unknown protocol: smb

Simon Weatherill simon-samba at weatherill.org
Fri Jul 22 12:50:31 MDT 2011

I had to set a System property to allow the URL class to load the smb
protocol handler.

    // make sure URL can load jCIFS's "smb" protocol Handler
    Properties prop = System.getProperties();
    prop.setProperty("java.protocol.handler.pkgs", "jcifs");


On 7/20/2011 6:34 AM, rajasekaran 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?
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