Accessing context parameters from web.xml in java class

 Sameer <>
Sat, 29 Sep 2007 05:07:24 -0700
Dear All,
My web.xml is as follows:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<web-app id="WebApp_ID">

I able to acess it in the JSP using
ServletContext context = getServletContext();
String driver = context.getInitParameter("db_driver");
String server = context.getInitParameter("db_server");

I have also written a Java class in the Web App as:

import java.sql.*;
public class DBUtils {
    public DBUtils() {
    public static Connection getDBConnection(String driver, String
            String db_username, String db_password) throws Exception {
        Connection con = DriverManager.getConnection(conn_url, db_username,
        return con;

I can get DB connection for the JSP using this:
con = DBUtils.getDBConnection(driver, conn_url, username,

But then i have to depend on the external parameters from JSP.

Can i access the context parameters in the java class?
As i checked ServletContext is not getting resolved in the java class
Any way to access the data from web.xml in java class?

Please revert.


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