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Signed Applet Security

Ashwin Pai
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Joined: May 20, 2008
Posts: 90
Hi guys,

I have been reading about applet security and have a small confusion on the priv signed applets have regarding network connections.

1. Can a signed applet connect to a different machine/server (not the originating host)?
2. Also can an unsigned applet connect to originating host ?(I know it cant to others)?


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Suresh patel
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Joined: Sep 13, 2007
Posts: 32
Ashwin ,

Signed applet can connect to different machine/server.

Check this out

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42956
Unsigned applets can connect to the originating host.
Ashwin Pai
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Joined: May 20, 2008
Posts: 90
Thanks a lot guys.
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