File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
The moose likes JSP and the fly likes Forwarding and redirecting Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » JSP
Bookmark "Forwarding and redirecting" Watch "Forwarding and redirecting" New topic

Forwarding and redirecting

Gerd Rosarius

Joined: Feb 13, 2002
Posts: 24
Hey folks,
is there any bright person out there, who could explain me the difference in forwarding between

Both works fine in a certain context, but I cannot get the clue.
Thanks for any comment.
H.-Gerd Rosarius

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Brains and Bytes</a> − eTechnology- and Marketing-Services
David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

They are very very different. Search this and the Servlet forum for "forward sendRedirect" and you will get many links like this one
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Forwarding and redirecting
It's not a secret anymore!