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Bob Moranski
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Hi, I have a question about public void init(SrvletConfig). When is this method invoked? Is it invoked each time a request to the servlet is made?
Thanks.
William Brogden
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The API guarantees that init will be called before any request is processed. It is the first method called after the servlet container creates a servlet object, and is only called once.
At the other end of the servlet object life-span we have the destroy() method which the servlet container calls before discarding your servlet object.
Bill

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Bob Moranski
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Thank you Bill.
 
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