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Question about JavaWebServer error 403


Joined: Dec 21, 2001
Posts: 2
I'm not sure if this is the correct medium for this question as I am still very new to Java and more so to this forum. Anyway, I have been building a website using a servlet to call up an image in a separate window (separate from the main window which is where the user would click). But instead of the image, I get a server error that says:
"Forbidden (403), You have requested data that the server has decided not to provide to you. Your request was understood and denied."
This doesn't make any sense to me as the server and the files are all on my harddrive. I am using JavaWebServer 1.1. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Cindy Glass
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
A couple of things.
First, we have a JavaRanch naming policy.
Your ID should be 2 separate names with more than 1 letter each. We really want this to be a professional forum and would prefer that you use your REAL name. So Please re-register with a valid name.
Next, I think that the folks over in the Servlets Forum are much more likely to be able to help you with this - so I will transfer the question over there.

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