Hi again ! R the two mutually exclusive ??? When would I use RMI over tunneling ??? Is tunneling the preferred way to invoke remote methods over the internet ??? THX
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RMI is the way big J2EE server systems work - it is the fastest IF everybody is on the same network. HTTP "tunneling" is required if you have to go through firewalls. The emerging standard is to use XML-RPC or SOAP over port 80. Bill
I am looking at both onsite (intranet) and off-site (www) access to the data. The latter is behind a fore wall. Does this mean that I have to use RMI for the former and tunneling for the latter ? ********** AT the moment I am trying to :
javac cannot resolve symbol BaseTunnelClient. I wonder whether j2sdk1.4 has got this package in java.io.* ???