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Server request through socket

 
srinivasan ganesan
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I have my server running at port 2000. I tried to make a request to the server by telnet like
telnet localhost 2000
but I got an error message saying that a connection could not be extablished to localhost. Could anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong.
Thanks,
Srinivas
 
Michael Morris
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Hi Srinivas,
It should work fine. Are you getting an exception on the server when you try to connect? What OS are you using? You might need to look at the code where your ServerSocket accepts the connection.
I tested with this code and easily connected thru telnet:

If that works, then the problem is in your server.
Hope this helps,
Michael Morris
 
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Michael,
Here's the code that I wrote. I tested your code and it works fine but this one doesn't. Do you find anything wrong?

Thanks,
Srinivas
 
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Hi Srinivas,
You didn't start a thread.
After creating your Server object try this:

That should do the trick.
Hope this helps,
Michael Morris
 
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Thanks Michael...It worked.
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