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Applet-servlet communication

Atul Mishra
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Joined: Jun 08, 2006
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I have my applet running in localmachine and servlet on a remote machine[lets call it

When I try to communicate these two I get this exception: access denied ( connect,resolve)

My servlet runs in tomcat.

What can I do to solve this ? I tried starting tomcat with securitymanager enabled[by giving -security], that didnt help.
What else can I try ?

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41155
An applet can only connect to the host where it's served from, so if it is hosted on localhost, then it will not be able to connect to any other machine. The way around that is to either sign the applet, or fiddle with your local security policy. Both approaches are HowCanAnAppletReadFilesOnTheLocalFileSystem]described here[/url].

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