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Servlet Filter Redirection

PJ Crump
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Joined: Feb 06, 2002
Posts: 51
I have a soap message (axis) coming into a server. Because I don't
want to handle certain types of requests, I have created a servlet
filter to do the checking for me and to route the request to a <different> physical server. When the servlet filter kicks off
all is good until I try to redirect the request to the third server.
The redirect does not work. Here is the code from my filter..

....
//I check the request for the condition that I'm looking for
// if the condition exists, then i want to redirect this request to
another server..

HttpServletResponse servResp = (HttpServletResponse)response;
servResp.sendRedirect("http://otherserver:8080");
return;
...

Any ideas??
Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

The redirect does not work.


Can you describe what does happen?
"does not work" can mean a lot of things.


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PJ Crump
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Joined: Feb 06, 2002
Posts: 51
It never forwards the request to the 2nd server. The filter responds with the regular output. There is no exception that is thrown..
 
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