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Brendan Crisler

Joined: Feb 07, 2007
Posts: 19

I am curious if it is at all possible to POST from a .html page residing in a web server on workstation A, to a Servlet residing in Tomcat on workstation B?

Code: -------------------------------------------------------

<form action="http://hostname/servlet/fooServlet" method="POST">
<input type="submit" value="Submit">


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I'll understand if it isn't possible, so if it is, is there a way around it?

Thanks, B
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
Posts: 63866

Have you tried it?

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Brendan Crisler

Joined: Feb 07, 2007
Posts: 19
Yeah, I've tried it, but all I seem to get back to the client (web page on host A) is HTTP Status 500 - Internal Server Error.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19973

So you're getting connected and you're getting a response. And the response is, there was an error on server B. The thing to do now is to go over to server B and look in its logs to find out what that error was.
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