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Understanding redirect

Ashwin Sridhar
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Hi all,

What actually happens in the back-end when I return a String "redirect:hello.html".

How does this gets redirected to the path /hello.html


Ashwin Sridhar
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Please have a look at the following section of the Spring doc, it discusses first the redirect view and then the redirect: prefix and the reasoning behind introducing it. I think that should answer your question.

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Ashwin Sridhar
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Thank you. That was useful.
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