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Read XML output from a URL

Arti Soni

Joined: May 04, 2007
Posts: 9
I am trying to make a connection using HttpURLConnection to make connection to a URL and read the resulting XML output. Am getting a connection timed out error or connection refused error if the URL is given as http and not https. The following is the code -

URL url = new URL( urlString );

URLConnection URLconnection =
url.openConnection ( ) ;
HttpURLConnection httpConnection =

int responseCode =
httpConnection.getResponseCode ( ) ;
if ( responseCode ==
HttpURLConnection.HTTP_OK) {
InputStream in =
httpConnection.getInputStream ( ) ;

Can someone please help me in reading an XML response obtained from a secure URL.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42958
Can you retrieve the XML by typing the URL into a browser on the machine where you are running this code?
I agree. Here's the link:
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