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Explain about ServletConfig Interface

  • ServletConfig a ServletConfig object is used to obtain configuration data when it is loaded.
  • There can be multiple ServletConfig objects in a single web application.
  • This object defines how a servlet is to be configured is passed to a servlet in its init method.
  • Most servlet containers provide a way to configure a servlet at run-time (usually through flat file) and set up its initial parameters.
  • The container, in turn, passes these parameters to the servlet via the ServetConfig.

<web-app>

<servlet>

<servlet-name>TestServlet</servlet-name>

<servlet-class>TestServlet</servlet-class>

<init-param>

<param-name>driverclassname</param-name>

<param-value>sun.jdbc.odbc.JdbcOdbcDriver</param-value>

</init-param>

<init-param>

<param-name>dburl</param-name>

<param-value>jdbc:odbc:MySQLODBC</param-value>

</init-param>

</servlet>

</web-app>

 

 

publicvoidinit()

{

ServletConfig config = getServletConfig();

String driverClassName = config.getInitParameter(“driverclassname”);

String dbURL = config.getInitParameter(“dburl”);

Class.forName(driverClassName);

dbConnection = DriverManager.getConnection(dbURL,username,password);

}