javax.servlet
Interface ServletConfig

All Known Implementing Classes:
GenericServlet, HttpServlet

public interface ServletConfig

A servlet configuration object used by a servlet container to pass information to a servlet during initialization.


Method Summary
 String getInitParameter(String name)
          Returns a String containing the value of the named initialization parameter, or null if the parameter does not exist.
 Enumeration<String> getInitParameterNames()
          Returns the names of the servlet's initialization parameters as an Enumeration of String objects, or an empty Enumeration if the servlet has no initialization parameters.
 ServletContext getServletContext()
          Returns a reference to the ServletContext in which the caller is executing.
 String getServletName()
          Returns the name of this servlet instance.
 

Method Detail

getServletName

String getServletName()
Returns the name of this servlet instance. The name may be provided via server administration, assigned in the web application deployment descriptor, or for an unregistered (and thus unnamed) servlet instance it will be the servlet's class name.

Returns:
the name of the servlet instance

getServletContext

ServletContext getServletContext()
Returns a reference to the ServletContext in which the caller is executing.

Returns:
a ServletContext object, used by the caller to interact with its servlet container
See Also:
ServletContext

getInitParameter

String getInitParameter(String name)
Returns a String containing the value of the named initialization parameter, or null if the parameter does not exist.

Parameters:
name - a String specifying the name of the initialization parameter
Returns:
a String containing the value of the initialization parameter

getInitParameterNames

Enumeration<String> getInitParameterNames()
Returns the names of the servlet's initialization parameters as an Enumeration of String objects, or an empty Enumeration if the servlet has no initialization parameters.

Returns:
an Enumeration of String objects containing the names of the servlet's initialization parameters

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