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From "David Wall" <dw...@Yozons.com>
Subject Re: Forward to different website.
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 23:31:52 GMT
You can't forward across contexts, I don't think.  You can
response.sendRedirect() to any URL if that's all you need.

David

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Byron" <bbyron@radit.com>
To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 4:11 PM
Subject: Forward to different website.


> I need to forward to a different website entirely from inside my servlet.
>
> I tried using the following code:
>     RequestDispatcher rd =
getServletContext().getRequestDispatcher("//otherwebsite.com/page.html");
>     rd.forward(request, response);
>
> But it didn't seem to want to forward anywhere.  I was able to
successfully
> forward inside my own site though.  But I do need to forward to a
different
> site.  Is there any way for me to do this?
>
> I am in "http://websiteone.com/someservlet" and want to forward back to
> "http://anotherwebsite.com/somepage.html".
>
> Thank You,
> Bob Byron


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