This week's book giveaway is in the Other Languages forum. We're giving away four copies of Functional Reactive Programming and have Stephen Blackheath and Anthony Jones on-line! See this thread for details.
This page provides details and code for how it can be done. There are probably many other examples online of how to do this, and I seem to recall that the O'Reilly "Java RMI" book also provided examples of RMI over SSL.
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