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client server programming

Shreegowri Bhojanna

Joined: Feb 13, 2014
Posts: 5
I have two shell script in client side, i want to send those two to server and server should run those scripts and it should send back the result back to client... I am new to this topic... Is there any way...

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41149
You could write a servlet that accepts the uploaded files, stores them in the file system, and executes them via Runtime.exec or ProcessBuilder. It could then read the results (either directly from the process output, or from a file created by the scripts), and then forwards to a JSP that display those results. All this assumes that the servlet (or rather, the servlet container) have the proper permissions to do all that.

As a general security precaution, I'd be very hesitant to let users upload and run arbitrary scripts, though. Your system administratir would probably agree to that.

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