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intercepting URL before it gets to Servlet

Alexey Gor
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Joined: Jul 13, 2004
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Hello,

Is there a way to intercept and change a URL before it gets to Servlet? I want to make changes to it before Tomcat maps it to Context/Servlet.

URL rewriting sounds like the right thing, but all resources only talk about tracking sessions using it.

Should I use a filter? It seems there are no methods for changing the request URL... Any info is appreciated. Please help.
Bear Bibeault
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Closing this since you address the same issue in this topic. Please do not cross-post the same question more than once. It wastes people's time when multiple redundant conversations take place.


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