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Servlet Connector

Allows Mule applications to listen for messages or events received using a Servlet request.

At a minimum, specify the path to the Servlet through which the event or message is received. The Path property is set from the General tab.

To Install this Connector

  1. In Anypoint Studio, click the Exchange icon in the Studio taskbar.

  2. Click Login in Anypoint Exchange.

  3. Search for the connector and click Install.

  4. Follow the prompts to install the connector.

When Studio has an update, a message displays in the lower right corner, which you can click to install the update. 

General Tab

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Field Description

Display Name

Defaults to the generic endpoint name, which in this case is Servlet. Change the display name, which must be alpha-numeric, to reflect the endpoint’s specific role, such as Interactive Survey Connection.

Path

Specify the channel over which your Servlet endpoint communicates with the client web page. For example, /services/echo.

Connector Configuration

Use the dropdown list to select a previously configured connector configuration for this endpoint. If you have not created a connector configuration for this type of endpoint, you can do so from this window by clicking Add . Click Edit to modify a previously created global element.

Advanced Tab

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Field Description

Address

Enter the address for this endpoint, such as, http://localhost:8000/file.

Response Timeout

Specify how long the endpoint must wait for a response (in ms). The default is 10000 ms.

Encoding

Choose from a drop-down list the character set used for message data. (Such as, UTF-8).

Disable Transport Transformer

Check this box if you do not want to use the endpoint’s default response transport.

MIME Type

Select from the dropdown list one of the formats this endpoint supports.

Connector Endpoint

Use the drop-down list to select a previously configured global endpoint template, if any exist. If you have not created a global element for this type of endpoint, you do so by clicking Add and completing the fields on the pane that appears. Click Edit to modify a previously created global element.

Enable default events tracking

Enable default  business event  tracking for this endpoint.

Transformers Tab

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Field Description

Request Transformer References

Enter a list of synchronous transformers to apply to the request before sending it to the transport.

Response Transformer References

Enter a list of synchronous transformers to apply to the response before it returns from the transport.

See Also

See the Servlet Transport Reference for details on setting the properties for a Servlet endpoint using an XML editor.