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From Antonio Fiol BonnĂ­n <>
Subject Re: Filters and Forwarding
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2003 05:46:12 GMT
If you are allowing incoming requests to Y, you can make X to 
sendRedirect() to Y.

A bit slower, as it needs the client to access Y himself, but depending 
on your needs, it may work.

Antonio Fiol

Chisholm, Paul wrote:

>I have a servlet X that forwards to a servlet Y. When Y is requested
>directly there is a filter specified in web.xml that does some
>preprocessing of the request. When X forwards to Y I want the request to
>pass through the filter, but it seems to go straight to Y. Associating
>the filter with X wont work because the filter would then process the
>request before X, instead of between X and Y. I can incorporate the
>functionality of the filter in Y but that defeats the whole purpose of
>using filters (there are situations where I want to use Y without the
>filter). Is there is way to do what I want?
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