Servlets and Filters

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Servlet Library

Filter Library

Using a servlet as the welcome page

  1. Create a dummy index.htm file.
  2. Add index.htm to the <welcome-file-list> element of your web.xml.
  3. Create a <servlet-mapping>element for your welcome servlet that maps to /index.htm.
  4. Deploy the application, fire up your favourite browser, and enjoy!

The following is an example web.xml file:





Gzip filter

This is some addendum to what is available at

  • the correct class name is com.caucho.filters.GzipFilter as used in the example configuration, not the javadoc reference on the line afterward
  • this filter is only available in the Pro version.

Also the reference to the GzipFilter on has a bad link for the documentation and should be linked to the link above.

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