tomcat-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Cannot set remote address in valve (Tomcat 5.5)
Date Fri, 02 Oct 2009 14:46:14 GMT
Context filters are executed before webapp filters. I believe (but not 
confirmed) that valves execute before the filters.


Christopher Schultz wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Mark,
> On 10/2/2009 5:55 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> Elli Albek wrote:
>>> A few reasons why not to do this as a servlet filter:
>>> 1. There are many web apps on the server and I don't want to include the
>>> filter in each.
>> You don't have to. Configure it in the global web.xml.
> Are the filters configured in conf/web.xml considered "before" those in
> WEB-INF/web.xml... that is, will they be called before the
> webapp-defined ones?
>>> 2. There are other valves like request filters that cannot work without the
>>> correct IP, as well as custom login valve.
>> Filters should be OK providing they are defined in the right order.
> Aren't all Valves always called before Filters?

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message