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Expertise: Beginner
Mar 6, 2000



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

Form Input and JSP

I want to collect form data in a JSP page where the form is submitted by one of many possible links (possibly passing values using URL rewriting). In one case, I have one text input box, followed by two links. The text input box's data ends up in the HttpServletRequest object. How do I pass the URLs of the links to the JSP page?

The normal way to pass extra data from an HTML form to a JSP page is through hidden input tags. The values of the hidden input will be included in the HttpServletRequest object as parameters, retrievable with either getParameter() or getParameterValues(). An example of using the HTML hidden tag is:

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