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HTTP server -- FTP server, servlet

Edward Chen
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Joined: Dec 23, 2003
Posts: 798
Hi, I have one HTTP server and one FTP server, but they both are located in different computers with different IP addresses. My question is : how the HTTP server fetch a file from FTP server and send back to client?
The servelet like this:
public void doService(....) {
// how to say the "address"
String address = "???/file.doc";
File file = new File(address);
out.sendback(file);
}
Thanks.
Edward
Nathaniel Stoddard
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Joined: May 29, 2003
Posts: 1258
Well, not that this is really a Servlet issue, but you COULD just send a redirect to the actual file on the correct server.
Alternatively, you could retrieve the actual file with some programming (think Jakarta Commons Net), and then return it just like you would any normal binary stream.


Nathaniel Stodard<br />SCJP, SCJD, SCWCD, SCBCD, SCDJWS, ICAD, ICSD, ICED
 
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