This week's book giveaway is in the Servlets forum.
We're giving away four copies of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP and have Joel Murach on-line!
See this thread for details.
The moose likes Servlets and the fly likes Static IP Authentication (Remote Data Pipeline) Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Murach's Java Servlets and JSP this week in the Servlets forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Servlets
Bookmark "Static IP Authentication (Remote Data Pipeline)" Watch "Static IP Authentication (Remote Data Pipeline)" New topic
Author

Static IP Authentication (Remote Data Pipeline)

Tim Morrison
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 5
We have subscribed to a service that needs static IP authentication.
We are about to shift to a new location, and we are uncertain of our changing IPs all the time.
The requirement from that particular subscriber was urgent. So we gave our website's static IP to them for authentication purpose.

Problem Statement:
I have to download hugh amount of data to our office locations(at changing IPs via that static IP).Please suggest as to what should I do.
Somebody suggested me at a coffee shop earlier today That I should write a script, and that shall handle it pretty well.
I am completely blank as how to start.I'll appreciate comments and suggestions.

[ October 27, 2005: Message edited by: Jacob Jacob ]
[ October 27, 2005: Message edited by: Jacob Jacob ]
Bear Bibeault
Author and ninkuma
Marshal

Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 60765
    
  65

"Jacob Jacob",

There aren't many rules that you need to worry about here on the Ranch, but one that we take very seriously regards the use of proper names. Please take a look at the JavaRanch Naming Policy and adjust your display name to match it.

In particular, your display name must be a first and a last name separated by a space character, and must not be obviously fictitious.

Thanks!
bear
Forum Bartender


[Asking smart questions] [Bear's FrontMan] [About Bear] [Books by Bear]
Tim Morrison
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 5
Done!
Tim Morrison
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 5
I hope it's ok with rules now.
Paul Clapham
Bartender

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18541
    
    8

So you're connecting to something that expects you to be connecting from IP address X, and if you connect from IP address Y it won't let you download? And you're moving from address X to address Y? Or to addresses Y1 through Yn?

Then I would say you have two calls to make. The first is to whoever will be providing your new IP address(es), so you can find out exactly what the situation will be. Possibly in this call you can arrange to have a static address. The second is to the service you are connecting to, so you can tell them what the situation is going to be. It's possible they can accept a range of IP addresses to authenticate you.

(At work we have two trading partners for which we have to go through this process every time we get a new proxy server.)

If after that you still have a problem, then you could start looking for technical fixes. I don't think that servlets come into the answer at all. Unless I have completely misunderstood your question.
Tim Morrison
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 5
Actually it's leased line. So the IP is static.
Let me see if i just implement socket client on My Website, and try access it ...Just like a ftp..

Thanks a lot dude.
 
 
subject: Static IP Authentication (Remote Data Pipeline)
 
Similar Threads
I have failed... :(
iPlanet Webserver Problem : Listern Socket Table...
Running two different IPs on same machine
how to check locale?
starting multiple instances from a single JBoss AS installation