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Reverse proxy for web application

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Hi,

The users of our a enterprise Java based web application must access a third web application through simple HTML links and then navigate in the target application.
But for security reasons and constraints the direct exchange between the browers of users and server of the other web application is not allowed.
Our web application must retrieve the web page from the other application and must return it to the users's browser. Is there a convenient way to implement this requirement in J2EE ? In this case our web application must play the role of a simple reverse proxy, must request a target JSP page from other application and process it to rewrite the URLs contained in the HTML page, then send the response to user's web browser.
Has somebedoy already done such a technical requirement ? Is there a library to implement easily this use case ?

Thansk a lot
Regards

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