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PDF Download not working in Production.

Yogendra Singh Butola

Joined: Sep 28, 2011
Posts: 13
In my Spring MVC based application, I've implemented a PDF viewer functionality. This functionality is working in DEV, TEST, and STAGE, however it's not working in production.

Following are the details.

1 In web.xml the servlet is separately defined as :



2. Servlet code

httpSession = request.getSession();
byte[] pdfAsByteArray = (byte[]) httpSession.getAttribute("pdfObject");
response.setHeader("Pragma", "no-cache");
response.setHeader("Expires", "0");
response.setHeader("Content-disposition", "attachment; filename=document.pdf");
OutputStream os = response.getOutputStream();

This works in DEV, TEST, and STAGE, however in Production it's not working.
Following is the URL for production:
it works in production if change the URL to


I've changed https to http and given the exact name of the server along with the port number.

Any help will be highly appreciated.

Jeanne Boyarsky
author & internet detective

Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 33102

Does qa use https? If not, your problem is the https setup. If so, what is different between the two.

There isn't really enough information here to be able to suggestion solutions.

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