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Abhilash Boinapally

Joined: Jun 13, 2006
Posts: 8
what are the requests handled by generic servlets other than http
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

This question gets asked a lot so you can find plenty of discussions on the subject if you search this forum.

In short, genericServlet isn't used anywhere.
All the well known containers implement HttpServlet.

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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
The Servlets FAQ has a section on using protocols other than HTTP, which may be of tangential relevance to your question.
I agree. Here's the link:
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