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Writing files JSP & Servlet

Adrian Yan
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Is it possible to write a file to a local system with JSP or Servlet calls?
Frank Carver

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Yes, if by local you mean the system running the servlet container. Servlets don't run in any sort of sandbox, but they are sill subject to any limitations imposed by the underlying operating system, so on a Unix system (for example) you may not be able to write to files owned by another user.

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