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Does the refrence to another web resource needs to be within same servlet context?

Mathew Lee
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Joined: Jun 08, 2009
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Hi,

I read

'RequestDispatcher interface encapsulates a reference to another web resource at a specified path within the scope of same Servlet context.'

I am bit congfused about above statement. Does the refrence to another web resource needs to be within same servlet context?.

Any ideas, suggestions, links, sample code highly appreciated. thanks in advance
avi sinha
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Joined: Mar 15, 2009
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gudim gudi wrote:Hi,
I am bit congfused about above statement. Does the refrence to another web resource needs to be within same servlet context?.


yes for RequestDispatcher the reference to web resource must be within the same Context.

avi sinha


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Ankit Garg
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You can get a ServletContext object of another context using ServletContext.getContext method and then get a RequestDispatcher on that ServletContext ...


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