JAX-RS: Failover

Starting from CXF 2.4.1, CXF JAX-RS clients can be configured for them to become failover-capable.
Core CXF Failover and Load Distribution features are supported.


Proxies and WebClients can be configured to failover to alternate addresses in case of connection-related failures.
Sequential and Random strategies are supported and implementers can build more sophisticated failover features by retrieving
alternate addresses from locators and other intermediaries.



Load Distribution

CXF Load Distribution feature is a failover feature which can iterate where alternate addresses not only in case of failures but also after a successful invocation has been done.


the selector can be set from code like this: