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Applet and Servlet communication

Laurent Sate

Joined: Dec 18, 2001
Posts: 10
I have a applet which communicates with a servlet.
When my applet attacks my servlet and when my servlet is installed on the same machine (, the communication is done without problem. But, when the servlet is installed on a another machine ( I've a I work with jdk 1.3.1 and i've tested with jdk 1.1.8 and all works!! I suppose that my problem is with jdk 1.3.1.
below sources:


The exception

I've tried also with a simple application in the place of a applet and that works!!
How can i resolve that?
Thanks for your help
[ February 01, 2002: Message edited by: Laurent Sate ]
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13028
The exception you are getting is exactly what one would expect. Normal Applet security policy enforced by the browser prevents accessing data from another server. I think you would have to use a signed applet.
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 17282

Correct. In fact, unsigned applets are forbidden to open ANY sort of network connection to any place other than the server that they were loaded from.

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