Request Filter : Filter « Servlets « Java

Request Filter


import javax.servlet.Filter;
import javax.servlet.FilterChain;
import javax.servlet.FilterConfig;
import javax.servlet.ServletContext;
import javax.servlet.ServletException;
import javax.servlet.ServletRequest;
import javax.servlet.ServletResponse;
import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest;

public class RequestFilter implements Filter {

  private FilterConfig config;

  /** Creates new RequestFilter */
  public RequestFilter() {

  public void init(FilterConfig filterConfig) throws ServletException {

    this.config = filterConfig;

  public void doFilter(ServletRequest request, ServletResponse response,
      FilterChain chain) throws, ServletException {

    ReqWrapper wrapper = null;
    ServletContext context = null;

    if (request instanceof HttpServletRequest)
      wrapper = new ReqWrapper((HttpServletRequest) request);

     * use the ServletContext.log method to log param names/values
    if (wrapper != null) {
      context = config.getServletContext();
      context.log("Query: " + wrapper.getQueryString());

    //continue the request, response to next filter or servlet
    if (wrapper != null)
      chain.doFilter(wrapper, response);
      chain.doFilter(request, response);

  public void destroy() {
     * called before the Filter instance is removed from service by the web
     * container


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