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Applet Security Exception

Brian Moakley

Joined: Apr 12, 2007
Posts: 11
Hey Everyone ... just need a little bit of direction. I'm currently developing an applet off an existing application. I'm looking to pass a param into the applet that gives the location of a file on the server that is parsed by the applet. The applet is not touching the user's machine so everything is happening on the server. Right now, I'm getting some security exceptions when the applet tries to open the remote file. Is there a way I can access the file without having to get the applet signed?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks Brian!
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42024
As long as the file is on the same server where the applet was served from, it should work without the applet being signed. See "HelloServerFile" in for an example of how to do it.

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