Re: "getHibernateTemplate()" returns null

Amit Jain <>
Tue, 17 Mar 2009 23:29:41 -0700 (PDT)

I am not sure but I think that there is issue in because of that getHibernateTemplate()
returns null.

I am using Struts, Spring and Hibernate in my project. I customized
the RequestProcessor, Whenever request comes controller
"CRTrackerRequestProcessor" is called instead of "RequestProcessor".

Please check struts config as mentioned below.
------------ struts-config.xml -------------



public class CRTrackerRequestProcessor extends RequestProcessor {
    private RequestProcessorHelper helper = null;
    public CRTrackerRequestProcessor(){
        helper = new RequestProcessorHelper();

    public void process(HttpServletRequest request,
HttpServletResponse response) throws IOException, ServletException{
        if(helper.checkMember(request, response)){
            super.process(request, response);

In "RequestProcessorHelper" I created a new bean using "new" operator
for MemberDAOImpl. When doing this, MemberDAOImpl bean isn't managed
by spring.
--------------- com.mycomp.crtracker.controller.RequestProcessorHelper
public class RequestProcessorHelper {
public boolean checkMember(HttpServletRequest request,
HttpServletResponse response) throws IOException, ServletException{
    if(memberVO == null){
                MemberDAOImpl memberDAO = new MemberDAOImpl();
        }catch(Exception ex){}

If this is the cause, I don't know how to fix this problem. Could
anyone help me.

Thanks in advance,

Amit Jain

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