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servlet to servlet and back??

Jason Lee

Joined: Jul 23, 2001
Posts: 15
Hello all,

Question for you experts.
I have 2 servlets. Servlet1 send Strings to servlet2. Servlet2 does stuff, then should send it back to servlet1.

servlet1 code:

String jspLocation = "http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8080/servlet2";
URL testJSP = new URL(jspLocation);
HttpURLConnection httpConnection =
httpConnection.setRequestProperty("Content-type", "text/html");
httpConnection.setRequestProperty("stringName", "StringToSend");
BufferedInputStream bis = new

I simply get the value of 'stringName' by using:

String strName = request.getHeader("stringName");
String newStrName = strName + "new string name";

How do I go about returning the value of 'newStrName' to Servlet1?

Is it simply a matter of using the response object or...?

Thanks in advance for your help.


[ June 07, 2004: Message edited by: Jason Lee ]
[ June 07, 2004: Message edited by: Jason Lee ]
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17249

I thought you would use the response object and send it through the OutputStream. the same as if you were sending it back to a browser.


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rick zorich

Joined: Aug 31, 2003
Posts: 16
Here are two JSPs that I wrote a while ago. You could use same idea.

and the second
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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