org.apache.http.client
Interface RedirectStrategy

All Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultRedirectStrategy, LaxRedirectStrategy

public interface RedirectStrategy

A strategy for determining if an HTTP request should be redirected to a new location in response to an HTTP response received from the target server.

Implementations of this interface must be thread-safe. Access to shared data must be synchronized as methods of this interface may be executed from multiple threads.

Since:
4.1

Method Summary
 HttpUriRequest getRedirect(HttpRequest request, HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Determines the redirect location given the response from the target server and the current request execution context and generates a new request to be sent to the location.
 boolean isRedirected(HttpRequest request, HttpResponse response, HttpContext context)
          Determines if a request should be redirected to a new location given the response from the target server.
 

Method Detail

isRedirected

boolean isRedirected(HttpRequest request,
                     HttpResponse response,
                     HttpContext context)
                     throws ProtocolException
Determines if a request should be redirected to a new location given the response from the target server.

Parameters:
request - the executed request
response - the response received from the target server
context - the context for the request execution
Returns:
true if the request should be redirected, false otherwise
Throws:
ProtocolException

getRedirect

HttpUriRequest getRedirect(HttpRequest request,
                           HttpResponse response,
                           HttpContext context)
                           throws ProtocolException
Determines the redirect location given the response from the target server and the current request execution context and generates a new request to be sent to the location.

Parameters:
request - the executed request
response - the response received from the target server
context - the context for the request execution
Returns:
redirected request
Throws:
ProtocolException


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