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Servlet Filters

Bartolo Almeda

Joined: Apr 17, 2003
Posts: 24
I want to use multiple filters with my servlets and I want to know how do I make then to execute in a particular order, that's possible or you never know in what they're going to ge called.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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Isn't that question covered in the FilterChain documentation?
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
Posts: 3695

For a given URL pattern, they're invoked in the order in which they are declared in web.xml
I agree. Here's the link:
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