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jack nick
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Joined: Jan 11, 2001
Posts: 96
Hello there,
Probably this is as straightforward as not being able to get throught a firewall. But am have written a servlet that consumes the Amazon web services. This works fine if I test if from my PC but setting it up the same way on my university box it give the java.net.ConnectionRefused error. Could anybody let me know why does this happen and is there a way to circumnavigate this.
Cheers
Jack
Venkatesh Krishnappa
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 16
Jack,
if you are behind a firewall, you have to set proxy setings in your application.
set java system property http.proxyHost and http.proxyPort and give a try.
-venky
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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