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Rakesh Gadre
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Joined: Feb 22, 2003
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Hi all,
I am working on an application in which I have to acces the database with Applet.
I am aware of the concept of .java.policy file on the client side.
Now, the problem is, how to send that file on the client system from the web server ?
Thanx
Rakesh
Tim Holloway
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The policy file is part of the signed jar that contains the applet. The signature factors in both the applet code AND the policy file so that no one can tamper with the policies.
Of course, I strongly discourage 2-tier applet design for reasons I listed here.
3-tier solutions can be done without all the mess and bother of applet signing.
[ May 06, 2003: Message edited by: Tim Holloway ]

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