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Get Full URL from Header?

Drew Lane
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Joined: May 13, 2001
Posts: 296
How do I get the full url (as shown in the address bar) into my JSP page?
I can use 'request.getRequestURI()'
but that only show part of the URL.
What if I want the full thing with http:// and ? parameters, etc.
Peter Kristensson
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Joined: Jul 02, 2001
Posts: 118
use the request.getRequestURL() instead (includes http://...../a.jsp or whatever)
it returns a StringBuffer.
Use request.getQueryString() to get the "a=101&b=202" parameter string.
Bosun Bello
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
Posts: 1510
request.getRequestURL() is available with the latest servlet/JSP API. If you are using an older version, you still have to use getRequestURI and just get the host out of the request.

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