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Applets to Local File system(Urgent)

 
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can an Applets have access to the local file system?
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Angela
 
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Hi
i think you can not acces local file system if your applet is not sign applet and running from browser but if u are running from applet viewer u can acces file system.
Am i right???
 
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Signed applets can access the local file system, but unsigned ones cannot. And to make matters worse, IE requires a signed .cab file while Netscape needs a signed .jar file. And to further complicate matters, the two require certificates in different formats for signing, and the process for signing each one is quite different. To sign a .cab file, the easiest thing to do is download Microsoft's Java SDK and sign it with that, the process is in the help documentation. The process for signing a jar file can be found in one of Sun's Java tutorials.
 
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Daniel Griscom posted an article called Code Signing for Java Applets on his site that you may find useful.
Good Luck.
 
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An applet can access local system resources ,if we grant permission to your applet in java.policy file.
 
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