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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HttpClient in a proxy servlet
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2012 17:44:26 GMT
On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 09:02 -0800, Warren Bell wrote:
> Oleg,
> 
> So I should extend AbstractHttpClient, and if so can I get away with
> adding no params and adding a bare minimum of interceptors and what
> interceptors do I absolutely have to include ?
> 
> Thanks,
> 

Required protocol interceptors
* RequestContent
* RequestTargetHost
Recommended:
* RequestClientConnControl
* RequestExpectContinue

Hope this helps,

Oleg


> Warren Bell
> 
> On 2/10/12 8:56 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> > On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 08:50 -0800, Warren Bell wrote:
> >> Oleg,
> >>
> >> I am looking at the source code for DefaultHttpClient and thinking that
> >> I should just extend AbstractHttpClient myself and configure it in a
> >> striped down version. I see the two methods
> >> setDefaultHttpParams(HttpParams params) and createHttpProcessor() and
> >> that these methods are adding params and interceptors.
> >>
> >> Can I write a version of setDefaultHttpParams(HttpParams params) that
> >> does not add any parameters and relies only on the parameters I add to
> >> the request ?
> >>
> >> Can I overide createHttpProcessor() and just add the bare minimum of
> >> interceptors needed, and if so what interceptors should I include ?
> >>
> >> Or, am I going about this the wrong way completely. I am counting on the
> >> client's browser in front of my proxy to get the request correct. I just
> >> want to pass the request on to HttpClient the way it came from the
> >> client's browser.
> >>
> > 
> > This is absolutely the right way.
> > 
> > Oleg
> > 
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Warren Bell
> >>
> >> On 2/10/12 3:05 AM, Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> >>> On Thu, 2012-02-09 at 20:26 -0800, Warren Bell wrote:
> >>>> I am using HttpClient in a proxy servlet and I want to configure it
so
> >>>> that it does not handle redirects automatically or add any request
> >>>> headers or request entities. I will be passing all request headers and
> >>>> request entities to it.
> >>>>
> >>>> What is the best way to configure HttpClient to act like a proxy ?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>>
> >>>> Warren Bell
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> You should certainly want to disable automatic redirect handling. You
> >>> might as well disable authentication and cookie management.
> >>>
> >>> Hope this helps
> >>>
> >>> Oleg 
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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