15.2. Message flow

As an exercise, follow the message flow of this scenario which is explained here step by step. The operation flow is as follows (see Figure 15-1 on page 466).

At initialization time, Portal invokes the initial View mode page configured in the portlet descriptor (portlet.xml):
The index.jsp page sends a forward with the name welcome:
   <logic:forward name="welcome"/>
The configuration file (struts-config.xml) has a global forward indicating that the action welcome should be invoked:
         <forward name="welcome" path="/welcome.do"> </forward> ...

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