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From Costin Manolache <cmanola...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: inner workings of servletContext
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2000 15:18:26 GMT
I am working on a doc and I'll check it in, but right now I'm very overloaded.


Costin

Ronald Haring wrote:

> thanks Craig and Costin for your answers. I found out meanwhile that my
> knowledge is lacking in the requestinterceptor area, so anymore insight will
> be appreciated.
>
> Gr
> Ronald
> --------------------------------------------
> If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Costin Manolache" <costin@eng.sun.com>
> To: <tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2000 8:50 PM
> Subject: Re: inner workings of servletContext
>
> > Ronald Haring wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I'm looking for some information on the inner workings of the tomcat
> > > webserver and java web servers in general because I want to make a
> server
> > > log-on procedure using tomcat. I'm trying to step and trace thru the
> code
> > > (using System.out.println (sigh)) and I think I've got the general
> picture
> > > but I would like to test my knowledge against some more reliable papers
> than
> > > my own.
> > >
> > > Can anyone point me in the right direction or have any hints?
> >
> > Most web servers work in the same way - after the request is parsed
> > the modules ( Interceptors in tomcat, Filters in IIS, SAF in NES,
> > hooks in Apache 2.0) have control and decide if the request is
> > authorized or not.
> >
> > If it is, everything goes on and the request is processed.
> >
> > If the request is not ok ( wrong or no credentials ) the module will
> > return a 500.
> >
> > The server will then handle the 500 and call a handler ( for tomcat
> > the module can also modify the handler, that's true for most
> > other servers).
> >
> > Costin
> >
> >
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