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From "Sriram Narayanan" <>
Subject Re: Can HttpServletRequest.forward() work across different tomcat instances?
Date Sun, 02 Nov 2008 14:11:13 GMT
On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 2:41 PM, Sriram Kuna <> wrote:
> Hello,
> We have many Tomcat instances, each running on a different machine (they are
> controlled by a load balancer). In this case, can a tomcat instance do
> HttpServlet.forward() to some other tomcat instance? Please clarify.

A request cannot be forwarded in this manner. A request is forwarded
only to another Servlet/JSP on the same web app context. This is
within the web app instance on that specific Tomcat instance.

> Regards
> Sriram
> chandrayaan<>

-- Sriram

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