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RE: access from java does not work in an applet!

From: "B(dot)N(dot)V(dot) Raman" <raman(at)myself(dot)com>
To: "Joe Shevland" <J(dot)Shevland(at)eclipsegroup(dot)com(dot)au>, "Pgsql-Jdbc(at)Postgresql(dot) Org" <pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: RE: access from java does not work in an applet!
Date: 2001-05-15 17:34:46
Message-ID: NDBBJMJDNACBKJFDJCJEGEHIDBAA.raman@myself.com (view raw or flat)
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Thank you both, Joe & Antonio...

Yes, my webserver and database server are on the same machine. That is why i
can't understand the error. Sorry, I forgot to mention that in my mail. What
could be the problem?

Thanks..

Raman.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Shevland [mailto:J(dot)Shevland(at)eclipsegroup(dot)com(dot)au]
> Sent: 15 May 2001 07:20
> To: 'B.N.V. Raman'; Pgsql-Jdbc(at)Postgresql(dot) Org
> Subject: RE: [JDBC] access from java does not work in an applet!
>
>
> Applets sit in security 'sandbox'... you can only make connections back to
> the applet's originating server from the applet, so if your Postgres
> database is on the web server it'll be OK (barring firewalls etc.) but if
> its on another server the applet context will complain.
>
> Your alternatives are to digitally sign the applet and loosen the security
> restrictions, provide a proxying service from your web server to the
> database server (or a natd rule), and potentially some other
> options that my
> shrivelled brain can't come up with at the moment ;)
>
> Regards,
> Joe
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: B.N.V. Raman [mailto:raman(at)myself(dot)com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, 15 May 2001 10:19 PM
> > To: Pgsql-Jdbc(at)Postgresql(dot) Org
> > Subject: [JDBC] access from java does not work in an applet!
> >
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > Using JDBC, I was making a web access program for my postgres
> > database.
> > While the same code works in a Java program, when i convert
> > it into a Java
> > applet, i get a netscape security exception. What do i do?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Raman.
>
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