This week's book giveaways are in the Java EE and JavaScript forums.
We're giving away four copies each of The Java EE 7 Tutorial Volume 1 or Volume 2(winners choice) and jQuery UI in Action and have the authors on-line!
See this thread and this one for details.
The moose likes JNLP and Web Start and the fly likes how secure jnlp? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of The Java EE 7 Tutorial Volume 1 or Volume 2 this week in the Java EE forum
or jQuery UI in Action in the JavaScript forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » JNLP and Web Start
Bookmark "how secure jnlp?" Watch "how secure jnlp?" New topic
Author

how secure jnlp?

Pawanpreet Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 264

Hi Everyone,

I have a query here. I need to build a server - client application which should be based on jnlp. I want to know if it is secure as SSH or less.


Thanks
Pawan
Tim Holloway
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 16019
    
  20

Depends on where you want your security.

You can create an app that uses SSL/TLS to talk to the server. That's just an ordinary network app using secure transport and JNLP doesn't factor into it. You can digitally sign the app to frustrate tampering. You can run JNLP over a secured, encrypted web page to limit who can download the app.


Customer surveys are for companies who didn't pay proper attention to begin with.
Pawanpreet Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 264

Thanks Tim.
 
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
subject: how secure jnlp?