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Remotly Open File

Talitha Bell

Joined: Oct 01, 2007
Posts: 29
hi all

I want to open file(Any txt,pdf etc) through client but file exist on server .Its urgent please help.

Thanks, Talitha
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
What kind of access do you have to the server - FTP, HTTP, SMB, ... ?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Posted by "john Max" in a PM:
I doesn't want to use socket programming ,I am using Jboss ,windows ,can its possible to open the file(any txt ,pdf,html,etc) through client but file exist on server.

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As I said, the answer depends on what kind of access you have to the server. JBoss sounds like there might be HTTP access, so can you mak ethe file available over HTTP? Possibly secured through authentication, if it's not supposed to be available to everyone?
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