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providing downloading functionality for a file which is on disk

 
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Hi all
Is it possible to provide a downloading functionality for a file which is on disk(not on a web server) ? i.e. Can I provide a direct link to that file ?
If yes, How to do this ?


Thanks
Ritesh


 
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Not really a Java question. Assuming you are not using a web server you need to ensure the file exists in some sort of share the client can see.
 
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Paul, the OP hasn't described the application, but is there possibly an issue here with Java applet security as well?
 
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