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hi , i have a unix machine , form this machine i have to send some data to a linux machine and invoke a process in the linux machine, this process will generate a GIF image , i have to capture that GIF image and get the image back to the unix machine..... can any body please tell me how to connect to the linux machine , invoke a process and get the image back... , the unix and linux machine are in the netwok.. please help.... thanks...
Not quite "basic" FTP. You want the Linux machine to offer a service on some port that the Unix machine can send data to and receive the GIF from. Assuming both machines have a Java VM, you could accomplish this by fleshing out the following server code and running it on the Linux box:
Then running a client on the Unix box that looks something like this: