For the testing purposes I need to make Tomcat to respond with late http responses. It is quite clear how to do it for the servlet responses. But it is not clear if I want Tomcat to answer, say with 10000 ms delay for each static file request. How it can be configured?

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If I read this write - you want to introduce a 10000 ms delay for any incoming request where you are serving a static resource.

The easy way to do this is via a servlet filter mapped to the default servlet.

For brevity ...

doFilter(ServletRequest request, ServletResponse response, FilterChain chain)  {
    chain.doFilter(request, response);

Then map the filter to the default servlet:


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