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setting system property -D option in JNLP file

sathi rv
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Joined: May 05, 2004
Posts: 7
Hi,
I am able to execute my client from command prompt using :
java -Djavax.net.ssl.trustStore=myKeyStore -Djavax.net.ssl.trustStorePassword=myPassword MyClient
But now, I want to deploy MyClient using WebStart. any idea on how i can configure the above -D option in JNLP file?
thanks for any help.
sathi rv
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Joined: May 05, 2004
Posts: 7
nobody to help me out :-(
Jim Tonn
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Joined: Apr 28, 2004
Posts: 4
You should be able to specify runtime properties in your JNLP file using the property tag, e.g.,



See the vamphq JNLP tag reference for more information. There are also good FAQs at that site.

Jim
Venkat Ram Reddy Kolla
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Joined: Sep 30, 2008
Posts: 1
I have same problem. Please give me the solution.
Paul Clapham
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Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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Venkat, adding a post like that to an old post is not a good idea. If you have the same problem, then why isn't the answer already given the answer to your problem?
Paul Balm
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Joined: Dec 13, 2008
Posts: 63
The suggested approach (to add the property to the resources section in the JNLP file) in Java 6 only works for "secure" properties. Properties are considered secure in this context if they start with "javaws." or "jnlp." -- so the example doesn't work -- at least not in Java 6.
In Java 5, I think it does work, but if your user has Java 6 instead, (s)he'll be in trouble.

In my case I've solved it by passing the property on the command line:
> javaws -J-Dcom.my.prop=hello thefile.jnlp


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