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unsafe charrectors in HTTP requests url

chandu gattu
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Joined: Nov 02, 2011
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Hi ALL,



When i am posting a HTTP URL with unsafe char(like #) to a web-application in tomcat. Is the url with usafe char comes to tomcat or the unsafe-char url is brokes in HTTP request posting application.




myunsafe char url: http://localhost:8080/web?userName=chandu&firstName=chandra#shaker.




When i am try to post the request using the above url, entire url goes to the tomcat server or partial of the url is comes to tomcat
Muhammad Saifuddin
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Joined: Dec 06, 2005
Posts: 1321

Welcome to ranch!

When i am try to post the request using the above url, entire url goes to the tomcat server or partial of the url is comes to tomcat

didn't get what you mean by above statement. would you please make it simpler.

but its like may need URLEconding.
check here.

hope it helps.


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chandu gattu
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Joined: Nov 02, 2011
Posts: 3
Hi,

thanks for giving reply as quickly.

when i am trying to post HTTP request with URL containing the unsafe char. when it will be encoded means while posting the HTTP Request or when request goes to requester application(Servlet or web app). Is any way to handle the unsafe char in web application or servlet.
Muhammad Saifuddin
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Joined: Dec 06, 2005
Posts: 1321

I think you missed the link I shared in my last reply. now I suggest to hit that link and check URLEncoder and URLDecoder.
 
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