you need to restart - you can access the new servlets directly using their class name http://myserver:8080/appname/servlet/servletclassname in which case web.xml entries are not required regards mahesh -----Original Message----- From: RANDRIAMPARANY Honitriniela [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, May 28, 2001 4:28 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Adding some new <servlet> entries Hi, If I add some new <servlet> entries in the WEB-INF/web.xml file, do I have to stop and then to start again the server? Is there other means which makes it possible to avoid that? -- Honitriniela Randriamparany Tel.: (022) 705 76 29 CUI, University of Geneva Fax : (022) 705 77 80 CH-1211 GENEVE 4 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Important: Internet communications are not necessarily secure and may be intercepted or changed after they are sent. The Abbey National Group does not accept liability for any such changes. If you wish to confirm the origin or content of this communication, please contact the sender using an alternative means of communication. This communication does not create or modify any contract. If you are not the intended recipient of this communication you should destroy it without copying, disclosing or otherwise using its contents. Please notify the sender immediately of the error. The Abbey National Group comprises Abbey National plc and its subsidiary group of companies. Abbey National plc. Registered Office: Abbey House, Baker Street, London, NW1 6XL. Reg. No. 2294747. Registered in England.