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Pushker Chaubey
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Joined: Dec 06, 2006
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Can any body explain me what is servlet chaining. How to make a servlet chain?


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Ben Souther
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Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Servlet chaining is a long gone part of the servlet spec.
It was a mechanism that would allow you to string together several servlets via the deployment descriptor to act as a pipeline.

It has been replaced by the RequestDispatcher which allows you to forward context from one servlet or JSP to another.


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Reshma Reddy
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Joined: Dec 21, 2006
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Hi pushker,
Servlet chaining is a technique in which 2 or more servlets can cooperate in servcing a single request in servlet chaining,one servlet's output is piped to next servlet's input.This process continues until the last servlet is reached .This process is nothing but a servlet chaining .

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vishnu.
Ben Souther
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