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Sending argument from one servlet to another servlet

 
Satish Kota
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Hi Ranchers,
I would like to know how to send an argument(s) from one servlet to another servlet. I know this can be done by using setAttribute and getAttribute methods of ServletContext class. But storing data in servlet context would make it visible to all other servlets. Is there any other way to implement this?
 
Ben Souther
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You can also bind your objects to request or session scoped objects before forwarding. In addtion, you can use hidden form fields or querystring variables in your pages.
 
Maki Jav
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Yes Ben is right, use request.setAttribute() and request.getAttribute() and your values will be available to those two servlets only. I personally use hidden fields ie <input type="hidden" name=myname value=myvalue> mostly.

Maki Jav
 
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