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Thread.sleep not working in a servlet

 
Arka Sharma
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Hi,

I have one servlet where I have called Thread.sleep(5000) in order to display the page for 5 seconds after that I have called sendredirect to a jsp page.
But the problem is that the redirect is working fine but the servlet is not being paused for 5 second.Please help.

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Arka
 
Vijitha Kumara
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Note that you can't do both (display a page which essentially sending a response & redirect) at the same time in a servlet.
 
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How to do it otherwise ? What I want is that the outputp of servlet will be displayed for a while then it will be automatically redirect to some other page
 
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You'll need to do that with JavaScript on the client, or via an HTML meta tag.
 
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An example here.
 
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