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Portlet-servlet communication with JSR168 ?

 
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Is This possible?
If I want a portlet to communicate with a servlet like this..
StringBuffer buf = new StringBuffer(request.getContextPath()+response.encodeURL("/SomeServlet"));
log("BasePortlet jsp file name=" + buf.toString() + "Trying to get to SERVLET PDF/SERVLET"
, METHOD_NAME, CLASS_NAME);
PortletRequestDispatcher rd=getPortletContext().getRequestDispatcher(
buf.toString());
rd.include(request,response);
Is this possible from inside the portlet. ?
Thanks
Dhiren
 
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I don't see anything related to Websphere here. And we do have a forum specifically for JSR-168 things (Portals and Portlets), so I will move the question there.
 
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i dont have a clue for proving that whether its possible or not.. but as far as i know... portlet executes in portlet container and servlets in a servlet container.. so calling servlet to a portlet is i think not possible..
 
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Yes, this is possible. You can use the portlet request dispatcher to forward to a jsp or a servlet.
 
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