Valves and Servlet Filters

  • Aleksa Vukotic
  • James Goodwill

Abstract

In this chapter, we will discuss two similar technologies: valves and filters. These technologies were invented for the purpose of intercepting requests for one or more web applications. The first, Tomcat Valve, is a proprietary Tomcat technology. The second, servlet filters, is a server-independent technology that was introduced as part of the Java Servlet specification (since version 2.3). Both of these technologies are used to process HTTP requests and response objects.

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© Aleksa Vukotic and James Goodwill 2011

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  • Aleksa Vukotic
  • James Goodwill

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