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From menonv <men...@cpw.co.uk>
Subject RE: Forward to different website.
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2001 23:28:52 GMT
Doesn't the request dispatcher work within the context of the
application/container? Shouldn't you be using sendRedirect instead?

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bob Byron [SMTP:bbyron@radit.com]
> Sent:	Friday, October 05, 2001 12:11 AM
> To:	tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> 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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